Alhena Gadotti

Associate Professor

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Contact Information

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OFFICE
LA 4222
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HOURS
MW 9:00-10:00; 12-12:30,
and by appt.

Education

Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 2006

Areas of Expertise

Ancient Near East, late 3rd - early 2nd millennium BCE; history of religion, women’s history, language and literature

Biography

Alhena Gadotti earned her PhD in Near Eastern Studies at the Johns Hopkins University in 2006. Her dissertation, Gilgamesh, Enkidu and the Netherworld and the Sumerian Gilgamesh Cycle, was published by DeGruyter in 2014. She is currently collaborating with Dr. Alexandra Kleinerman, Cornell University, to complete the edition of about 700 lexical texts to be published in the CUSAS series.

Selected Publications

“The Rules of the School” (with Alexandra Kleinerman). Journal of the American  Oriental Society137/1 (2017): 89-117.
“Mesopotamian Women’s Cultic Roles in the Late 3rd- Early 2ndMillennia BCE.” In Women in Antiquity: Real Women from Across the Ancient World, ed. by Stephanie Lynn Budin and Jean Macintosh Turfa. Routledge 2016, 65-76.

COURSES TAUGHT
 FALL 2018
HIST 160 World History Before 1300
HIST 399 Origins of Writing
HONR 370 Honors Seminar (Topic: Women in Antiquity)