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Konstantopoulos Gina Vasiliki

Affiliation
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Official title
Assistant Professor
ORCID
0000-0002-5335-6962
Career history
2019-09 -- 2023-03University of Tsukuba Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Assistant Professor in the History of Ancient Western Asia
2015-09 -- 2017-08Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, NYU Visiting Assistant Professor
2017-08 -- 2019-08Univeristy of Helsinki Faculty of Theology Postdoctoral Researcher
Academic background
2008-09 -- 2015-08University of Michigan; Ann Arbor Near Eastern Studies MA; PhD; Near Eastern StudiesGraduated
Academic societies
2012-01 -- (current)International Association for Assyriology
2017-01 -- (current)Society for Biblical Literature
2018-01 -- (current)European Association of Biblical Studies
2016-01 -- (current)American Schools of Oriental Research
2010-08 -- (current)American Oriental Society
Honors & Awards
2014-05Sylvan C. Coleman and Pamela Coleman Memorial Fund Fellowship
2014-05Frances Mary Hazen Alumnae Fellowship
2014-05Rackham Graduate Student Research Grant
2012-05Rackham International Research Award
2012-05Margaret Ayers Host Award
2012-05Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst Graduate Student GrantYear of study at University of Würzburg
2012-05Helmut Stern International Internship Award
Refereed academic journal/Refereed international conference paper
  • Through the Guts of a Beggar: Power, Authority, and the King in Old Babylonian Proverbs.
    KONSTANTOPOULOS GINA VASILIKI
    KASKAL/14/pp.153-168, 2017
  • The Disciplines of Geography: Constructing Space in the Ancient World.
    KONSTANTOPOULOS GINA VASILIKI
    Journal of Ancient Near Eastern History/4/pp.1-18, 2017
  • Pigs and Plaques: Considering Rm. 714 in Light of Comparative Artistic and Textual Sources.
    KONSTANTOPOULOS GINA VASILIKI
    Iraq/53/pp.151-165, 2018
  • Inscribed Kassite Cylinder Seals in the Metropolitan Museum.
    Konstantopoulos Gina Vasiliki
    Metropolitan Museum Journal/pp.96-113, 2018-11
Books
  • To a Distant Place: the Sebettu in the City, the Steppe, and the Service of the King
    Konstantopoulos Gina Vasiliki
    年度年次報告書, 都市文明の本質:古代西アジアにおける都市の発生と変容の学際研究, pp.117-130, 2020-03
  • Deities, Demons, and Monsters in Mesopotamia.
    Konstantopoulos Gina Vasiliki
    Ancient Mesopotamia Speaks: Highlights of the Yale Babylonian Collection., Yale University Press, pp.44-55, 2019
  • Shifting Alignments: the Dichotomy of Benevolent and Malevolent Demons in Mesopotamia.
    KONSTANTOPOULOS GINA VASILIKI
    Demons and Illness: Theory and Practice from Antiquity to the Early Modern Period., Brill, pp.19-38, 2017
Conference, etc.
  • As Above, So Below: Religion and Geography.
    Konstantopoulos Gina Vasiliki
    62nd Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale/2016-07-11--2016-07-15
  • The Shape of Stories: Narrative Structures in Cuneiform Literature
    Konstantopoulos Gina Vasiliki
    65th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale/2019-07-08--2019-07-12
  • They are Seven: Textual References to the Sebettu.
    Konstantopoulos Gina Vasiliki
    American Oriental Society/2012-03-16--2012-03-19
  • The Dichotomy of Benevolent and Malevolent Demons in Mesopotamia.
    Konstantopoulos Gina Vasiliki
    Demons and Illness: Theory and Practice from Antiquity to the Early Modern Period/2013-04-22--2013-04-24
  • Udug and Lama: the Dual Nature of the Ashipu's Supernatural Assistants.
    Konstantopoulos Gina Vasiliki
    59th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale/2013-07-15--2013-07-19
  • The Language of Transformation and Change in Mesopotamian Literary Texts
    Konstantopoulos Gina Vasiliki
    American Oriental Society/2014-11-14--2014-11-17
  • 'O, your name' – the Sumerian šir¬3-nam-erim2-ma Hymns and the Invocation of Gods on Behalf of the King
    Konstantopoulos Gina Vasiliki
    60th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale/2014-07-21--2014-07-25
  • 'The First is as a Fox:' the Role of the Seven Heralds in the Hymn to Hendursaga.
    Konstantopoulos Gina Vasiliki
    American Oriental Society/2015-03-13--2015-03-16
  • Religion, Politics, and the Periphery: Representations and Utilizations of the Gods in the Mesopotamian Frontier
    Konstantopoulos Gina Vasiliki
    Ideology, Power, and Religious Change in Antiquity, 3000 BC – AD 600, Göttingen SPIRIT Summer School/2015-07-20--2015-07-24
  • May the Evil Tongue Stand Aside: Concerning the Dispelling Language and Function of Mesopotamian Incantations.
    Konstantopoulos Gina Vasiliki
    American Oriental Society/2016-03-18--2016-03-21
  • Wise Women and Benevolent Magic in Old Babylonian Literary Texts.
    Konstantopoulos Gina Vasiliki
    Cult Practices in Ancient Literatures: Egyptian, Near Eastern, and Graeco-Roman Narratives in a Cross-Cultural Perspective/2016-05-16--2016-05-17
  • Gods in the Margins: Religion and the Fictionalized Frontier in Sumerian Literary Texts.
    Konstantopoulos Gina Vasiliki
    62nd Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale/2016-07-11--2016-07-15
  • Through the Guts of a Beggar: Ridiculing the King in Old Babylonian Wisdom Literature.
    Konstantopoulos Gina Vasiliki
    Advanced Seminar in the Humanities/2016-10-14--2016-10-22
  • The Role and Function of Nonmirrored Inscriptions on Cylinder Seals
    Konstantopoulos Gina Vasiliki
    American Schools of Oriental Research/2016-11-16--2016-11-19
  • Speak Bird, Speak Again: Animals, Speech, and Agency in Sumerian Literature.
    Konstantopoulos Gina Vasiliki
    American Oriental Society/2017-03-17--2017-03-20
  • My Men have Become Women, and My Women Men: Gender, Identity, and Cursing in Mesopotamia
    Konstantopoulos Gina Vasiliki
    Helsinki Summer Symposium on the Construction of Identity in the Ancient Near East/2017-08-24--2017-08-25
  • The Forest as a Boundary-Zone in Mesopotamia.
    Konstantopoulos Gina Vasiliki
    American Oriental Society/2018-03-16--2018-03-19
  • Wandering Monsters: Tracking the Westward Movement of Demons from Mesopotamia through the Levant.
    Konstantopoulos Gina Vasiliki
    Conceptualizing the Divine in Iron-Age Levant/2018-03-21--2019-03-23
  • The Shifting Topographies of Time in Mesopotamian Myth.
    Konstantopoulos Gina Vasiliki
    Time and Chronology in Creation Narratives/2018-06-07--2018-06-09
  • 'These are of the Mouth of Ea:' the Divine Origin of Incantations and the Mesopotamian Exorcist.
    Konstantopoulos Gina Vasiliki
    As It Is Written? Uses of Sources in Ancient Mediterranean Texts./2018-10-11--2019-10-12
  • Shulgi S: A Sumerian Text in Six Fragments.
    Konstantopoulos Gina Vasiliki
    American Schools of Oriental Research/2019-03-15--2019-03-18
  • Which Way is Up? On Emotional Structure in Cuneiform Literature.
    Konstantopoulos Gina Vasiliki
    65th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale/2019-07-08--2019-07-12
  • The Raven, the Falcon, and the Dove: Birds and the Mesopotamian Exorcist.
    Konstantopoulos Gina Vasiliki
    American Schools of Oriental Research/2019-11-20--2019-11-23
  • So Rigidly Organized a Realm: the Systematic Magic of Mesopotamian Exorcistic Incantations
    Konstantopoulos Gina Vasiliki
    Society of Biblical Literature/2019-11-23--2019-11-26
  • 'Sumer's Legacy is its Megabytes': Sumerian as Magic and Myth in Modern Reception.
    Konstantopoulos Gina Vasiliki
    Society of Biblical Literature/2019-11-23--2019-11-26

(Last updated: 2020-06-25)