The American Research Center in Eygpt

ARCE Events

ARCE Events

ARCE sponsors a variety of educational activities and programs in the United States and in Egypt for its members and for the general public.

In Cairo, ARCE hosts weekly lectures on topics of historical and contemporary concern, as well as educational excursions to sites both within and outside of Egypt. ARCE offers short courses on subjects of interest to the wider public, such as Egyptology and Islamic art, and holds a series of symposia conducted in Arabic to facilitate exchange between Egyptian and foreign scholars.

The Center convenes an annual conference in the United States at which scholars are invited to present their research findings. This meeting provides an opportunity for ARCE members to hear about the latest scholarship on Egypt and network with professionals in the field.

ARCE's chapters, based in cities throughout the United States, sponsor diverse programs of their own, often in cooperation with local universities and museums.

ARCE's member institutions, which include virtually all North American museums and universities with research interests in Egypt, host exhibitions, educational courses, lectures, conferences, and symposia that offer the public the opportunity to advance their knowledge of the art, archaeology, history, politics, and religion of Egypt and the Near East.
Friday and Saturday, October 21-22, 2016

Friday, October 21: North Texas Chapter of the American Research Center in Egypt Annual Meeting of Members, 7:00 PM in the Fondren Science Building, Room 123, on the SMU Campus, 3215 Daniel St, Dallas, Texas

7:30PM Lecture: Warping the Time-Space Continuum: An Exploration of the Egyptian Netherworld Books 

Saturday, October 22nd:  1- 5 PM at McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall, Fall Seminar:
Part 1 - "Giraffes, Donkeys and Boats: the Oirgins of Religion in the Predynastic Period"
Part 2 - "From the Pyramid Texts to the Books of Breathing: An Overview of Egyptian Religious Texts"
Part 3 "Alchemy and Hermeticism: An Egyptian Perspective"

presented by Colleen Manassa Darnell

Chapter: North Texas

Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 2:00PM
Mr. Ed Snow, Partner at Burr & Forman LLP, Co-Chair of the Board of the Michael C. Carlos Museum, Board Member of ARCE, will present a program which investigates the evidence for female scribes in Ancient Near East in writings and artifacts from both a direct and indirect prospective. He will consider the role played by female scribes and explain how we know what we know.

Chapter: Georgia

Monday, October 24, 2016 at 7:30 pm

Dr Sarah Ketchley, University of Washington 

2nd Floor Gallery, Urban Center Building, 506 SW Mill St (between 5th and 6th Avenue), Portland State University
Free admission; Open to the public.
Park Free in PSU parking garages after 7:00 pm

Chapter: Oregon

Friday, November 4th, 2016, 7:00PM

Dr. Renée Friedman, Director, Hierakonpolis Expedition

6:30 pm: Pre-Lecture Reception ($5.00/person)
7:00 pm: Lecture (Free)
505 East Braddock Rd., Alexandria, VA 22314
Chapter: Washington, DC
Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 5:00PM

Ann Macy Roth

Clinical Associate Professor of Egyptology, Departments of Hebrew & Studies and of Art History, New York University

This free lecture is held at the Oriental Institute, LaSalle Bank Room. 1155 East 58th Street, Chicago, 60637.

For more information call 773-702-1062.

Chapter: Illinois (Chicago)

Wednesday November 9, 2016 7:00pm

Dr. Joel Walker, University of Washington

In his talk, Professor Walker will explore Egypt’s role in the ancient pearl trade and the story of the world’s most famous pair of pearl earrings.

Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, 314 Marion St., Seattle

(206) 402-4162

Evening parking for $5 in garage across the street at 901 Fifth Ave. or Seattle Public Library for $6. Easy walk from University Street Link Station

Chapter: Northwest

Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 3:00 PM

Dr. Renee Freidman

Room 20 Barrows Hall
Annual Holiday Souq begins at 1:30 PM

Chapter: Northern California

US Office: 8700 Crownhill Blvd. Suite 507 San Antonio, Texas 78209-1130 p: 210.821.7000
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