The Casco Bay Assyriological Institute
27 Soule Road
The Casco Bay Assyriological Institute was organized in 1997 to advance
knowledge of the history, culture,and languages of the ancient Near East
The Director of the Institute is Dr.
Barbara Nevling Porter, a social historian specializing in the Neo-Assyrian
period, who is particularly interested in the relationship between texts
and their intended audiences. She is the author of many articles in journals
and of Images, Power, and Politics: Figurative Aspects of Esarhaddon's
Babylonian Policy (Philadelphia, 1993). Click for Dr. Porter's
Holding occasional conferences that allow distinguished scholars in these
fields to exchange information and ideas, and disseminating the results
of such exchanges to the interested general public in the form of publications
in recognized scholarly presses.
Holding occasional public lectures, panel discussions, or other public
Cooperating with educational institutions and other research organizations.
First published August, 2000.
These pages prepared and maintained by Michael Porter