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Welcome to the Classical and Ancient Near East Studies Group.

The Classical and Ancient Near East Studies Group (CANES) is an organization chartered by the Doctoral Students Council of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. The purpose of this organization to expand opportunities at the Graduate Center for the study of that object variously referred to as the classical world, the ancient near east, and the ancient Mediterranean world, and for the social, cultural, academic, and professional interaction and development of students in these fields. In pursuit of the stated purpose, the organization will sponsor a variety of activities, including but not limited to regular meetings, special events, and annual graduate student conferences.