The American Research Center in Eygpt

Chapter Events

Chapter Events

January 2016

Saturday January 9, 2016 1:30 p.m

Dr. Peter Brand explores the hieroglyphic inscriptions in the Great Hypostyle Hall at Karnak in the precinct of Amun-Re.

Bowers Museum, Santa Ana - Norma Kershaw Auditorium

ARCE Chapter: Orange County, California

Sunday, January 10, 2016, 2-4PM

Carlos Museum, Tate Room, Level 1, Emory University

Egyptologist Annie Shanley will show children how to read and write Egyptian hieroglyphs.  

Chapter: Georgia

Sunday, January 10, 2016, 2:30PM

Dr. Peter Brand, University of Memphis

The Berkeley City Club is a lovely venue. Parking is close by at the Underhill Lot between Haste and Channing just below College Avenue.
Chapter: Northern California (Berkeley)
Thursday, January 14, 2016, 7:00PM

Lecture by Dr. Ben Harer

"The Feminine Mystique in Ancient Egypt

Smith Hall 211 - UW Seattle

ARCE Northwest Chapter

Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 10:00AM

ARCE-PA Meet-Up at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Meet at the top of the Stairs at 82nd St by the far left door of the Met at 10 AM

Chapter: Pennsylvania

Monday, January 25, 2016, 4-6 PM

Franziska Naether
University of Leipzig
Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, (NYU)

Chapter: Northern California

Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 7:30 PM
By Dr. Rita Lucarelli
University of California at Berkeley

Room 238

Smith Memorial Student Union, Portland State University

Free admission; Open to the public. 

Park Free in PSU parking garages after 7:00 pm

Chapter: Oregon (Portland)

Thursday, January 28, 2016, 7:30PM

Carlos Museum, Reception Hall, 3rd Floor, Emory University

Presented by Dr. Melinda Hartwig and Dr. Hilary Gopnik

Looting and the destruction of antiquities in Egypt have risen sharply in the aftermath of the Arab Spring.  However, the recent destruction of the archaeological sites in the Middle East is only the latest in a long history of loss.

Chapter: Goergia

February 2016

Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 7:00PM

Lecture by Sarah Ketchley

"Emma B. Andrews and the Golden Age of Egyptian Archaeology: A Diarist's Account of Exploration and Discovery in the Valley of the Kings

Smith Hall 2011 - UW Seattle

ARCE Northwest Chapter

Saturday, February 13, 2016 1:30PM
Dr. Eugene Cruz-Uribe
Sponsored by Eva and Donat Kirsch
Free Lecture (no reservations needed).

Bowers Museum, Santa Ana - Norma Kershaw Auditorium
Chapter: Orange County, California
Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 at 3:30PM

Dr. Leslie Warden, Roanoke College

3:30 pm in Classroom 2 
Penn Museum
Chapter: Pennsylvania
Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 6:00PM

SPEAKER:  Ellen Morris, Assistant Professor of Ancient Studies, Barnard College, (to be introduced by Dr. Peter Feinman, Vice-President of ARCE/NY, Founder and President of the Institute of History, Archaeology and Education, and President, Westchester AIA Society).

LOCATION:   Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW/NYU),15 East 84th Street (between 5th and Madison Avenues) , New York, New York

Chapter: New York

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Sunday, February 21, 2016 1:30pm.

Location: Essanay Niles Silent Film Museum, 37417 Niles Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94536. For more information please visit the Northern California chapter website

Lubitsch’s last German film before his emigration to the U.S. was thought lost until a few years ago.

Donation: $22. Proceeds benefit ARCE NorCal programs.

Chapter: Northern California (Berkeley)


March 2016

Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 5:00PM

Janet Johnson, Oriental Institute, University of Chicago

In this lecture, Professor Johnson will discuss the political history and introduce some of the major figures of the time. In addition, she will discuss the Aramaic community in Egypt. This lecture is presented in conjunction with the exhibit “Persepolis: Images of an Empire” on view at the Oriental Institute through September 11, 2016.

Chapter: Illinois (Chicago)

Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 6:00PM

Speaker:  Dr. Ann Macy Roth, Department of Art History and of Hebrew & Judaic Studies, New York University, (to be introduced by Catherine H. Roehrig, Curator, Department of Egyptian Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art).

Location:   Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP    7 Times Square, New York, NY 10036     23rd Floor Reception (Entrance to 7 Times Square is on Broadway at 42nd Street, next to The Loft.  Photo ID is required to enter the second elevator bank to the 23rd floor reception).

Chapter: New York

Friday and Saturday, March 11-12, 2016

Kathryn Bard, Boston University

Chapter: North Texas

Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 2:30PM

Lecture by 

Nikolaos Lazarides

Sacramento State University

20 Barrows Hall

University of California Campus, Berkeley

Chapter: Northern California (Berkeley)

Wednesday, March 23, 6:00 PM

David Hopkins
The Giza Project, Harvard
"Rediscovering Queen Hetepheres' Falcon Chair"
Wednesday, March 23, 6:00 PM
Wentworth Institute of Technology

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 7:30 pm

Dr. Pearce Paul Creasman, University of Arizona

Room 294 
Smith Memorial Student Union, 
Portland State University
With nearly 30 years of experience in Egyptian
archaeology research and excavations, much has been uncovered about ancient Thebes (modern Luxor) and the Valley of the Kings through the work of The University of Arizona Egyptian Expedition (UAEE).
Chapter: Oregon

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