The American Research Center in Eygpt

Chapter Events

Chapter Events

October 2016

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

November 2016

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

Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 7:30PM

Lecture topic to be announced.

Fondren Science Building, Room 123, on the SMU Campus

Chapter: North Texas

December 2016

Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 3:00 PM

Dr. Melinda Hartwig, Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University

Room 20 Barrows Hall

Annual Holiday Souq begins at 1:30PM

Chapter: Northern California

February 2017

Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 3:00PM

Dr. Ellen Morris, Barnard College 

Chapter: Northern California

March 2017

Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 3:00PM

Dr. Nadine Moller, University of Chicago 

Chapter: Northern California

April 2017

Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 2:00PM

Caroline M. Rocheleau, Ph.D., Egyptologist and Curator of Ancient Art at the North Carolina Museum of Art will present a program covering her work in Ancient Nubia (Sudan) and the nearby geographies.  Dr. Rocheleau has done field work in both Egypt and Sudan.      

Chapter: Georgia

Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 3:00PM

Dr. Aidan Dodson, The University of Bristol, UK 

Chapter: Northern California

May 2017

Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 3:00PM

Dr. Laurel Bestock, Brown University

Chapter: Northern California

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