Ainsley Hawthorn: Author, Scholar, Artist
Photo of books stacked high on a table in a library, with a bookshelf in the background. Image links to the writing section of the website.
Digital image showing a reconstruction of the Ishtar Gate, one of the entrances to the ancient city of Babylon. The enormous gateway is decorated in blue enameled tiles with yellow bulls and orange dragons. Image links to the research section of the website.
Photo of Ainsley Hawthorn dancing. She has long, curly brown hair and is mid-spin, wrapped a long piece of purple silk that is pressing against her torso as she turns. Image links to the creation section of the website.
CBC logo and image of the March of Progress, which shows six primate species in human evolutionary history, from dryopithecus on the left to modern homo sapiens on the right. Homo sapiens wears a blue mask over his nose and mouth. Text reads Apocalypse Then: Lessons from Pandemics Past, Mondays bi-weekly on the St. John's Morning Show and Newfoundland Morning. Links to Podcasts page.

Now Available!

Distant Impressions: The Senses in the Ancient Near East

Edited by Ainsley Hawthorn and Anne-Caroline Rendu Loisel

$89.95 | Hardcover Edition

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Cover image of the book Distant Impressions: The Senses in the Ancient Near East. The cover is yellow with red and black text and blue geometric decoration.
Link to Psychology Today blog The Sensory Revolution: Exploring the extraordinary powers of our senses
Link to the CBC's latest articles from Ainsley Hawthorn