The American Research Center in Eygpt

Chapter Events

Chapter Events

January 2017

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 6:00 PM
Lawrence M. Berman 
Norma Jean Calderwood Curator of Ancient Egyptian, Nubian and Near Eastern Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Boston Public Library, Commonwealth Room

Chapter: New England (Boston)

Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 5:00PM

Megaera Lorenz, University of Chicago

LaSalle Banks Room
Oriental Institute, Lower Level
1155 E 58th St
Chicago, IL 60637
Chapter: Illinois (Chicago)
Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 1:30PM

Presentations by UCLA Students

The Bowers Museum, Norma Kershaw Auditorium 

Chapter: Orange County California

Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 3:00PM

Dr. Elaine Sullivan, UC Santa Cruz

20 Barrows Hall, Barrow Lane and Bancroft Way, UC Berkeley

February 2017

Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 6:00PM

Colleen Manassa Darnell

Scattered throughout the southeastern desert of Egypt are several late Roman sites, comprising clusters of dry-stone structures (often including more than a hundred separate buildings).  Similarities in architecture and ceramic material reveal a connection between these settlements, all of which appear to have flourished between 400 and 600 CE.

Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW/NYU) 15 East 84th Street (between 5th and Madison Avenue) New York, New York RECEPTION TO FOLLOW LECTURE R.S.V.P. REQUIRED:  Please reply to

Chapter: New York

Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 5:00PM
Rozenn Bailleul-LeSuer
University of Chicago
LaSalle Banks Room
Oriental Institute, Lower Level
1155 E 58th St
Chicago, IL 60637
Chapter: Illinois (Chicago)
Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 1:30PM

Dr. Ellen Morris, Barnard College

The Bowers Museum, Norma Kershaw Auditorium

Chapter: Orange County California 

Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 3:30PM
Dr. Jacco Dielman
Associate Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, UCLA
Penn Museum, Classroom 2
Chapter: Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)
Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 3:00PM

Dr. Ellen Morris, Barnard College 

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Chapter: Northern California

Monday, February 13, 2017 at 6:00PM
Dr. Christian Greco
Museo Egizio, Torino
Boston University College of Arts and Sciences Building, room 224
725 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
Chapter: New England (Boston)

March 2017

Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 5:00PM
Brendan Hainline: Terminology of the Tomb in the Pyramid Texts as a Criterion for Dating
Lindsey Weglarz: A Reevaluation of Egyptianization in Lower Nubia during the 18th Dynasty
Jordan Johansen: The Medinet Madi Paradox: The δεκ?τη in the Hymns of Isidorus
Chapter: Illinois (Chicago)
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 7:30PM
By Dr. Donald P. Ryan
Director of the Valley of the Kings Project
Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, 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.
Chapter: Oregon
Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 5:00PM

Nozomu Kawai, Kanazawa University (Japan)

254 Barrows, UC Berkeley

Sponsored by the Department of Near Eastern Studies, University of California Berkeley

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Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 3:00PM

Dr. Nadine Moller, University of Chicago 

Chapter: Northern California

Monday, March 13, 2017 at 6:00PM
Susanne Gänsicke, J. Paul Getty Museum; Denise Doxey, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Stefan Hagel,
Institute for the Study of Ancient Culture, Austrian Academy of Sciences
Boston Public Library
Commonwealth Room
700 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02116
Chapter: New England (Boston)

April 2017

Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 5:00PM

James P. Allen, Charles Edwin Wilbour Professor of Egyptology, Brown University 

LaSalle Banks Room
Oriental Institute, Lower Level1155 E 58th St
Chicago, IL 60637
Chapter: Illinois (Chicago)
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

Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 3:30PM

Dr. Salima Ikram
Distinguished Professor, American University in Cairo

Rainey Auditorium
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Chapter: Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 6:00PM

Dr. Luigi Prada (University of Oxford)

6:00 PM in Jones Hall 204, Tulane University Uptown Campus, New Orleans
Chapter: Louisiana
Monday, April 24, 2017 at 7:30 PM

Dr Aidan Dodson, University of Bristol, United Kingdom

Explore the history of the burial places of the rulers of Egypt from the very dawn of history down to the country’s absorption into the Roman Empire, three millennia later.

Lecture sponsored by the Oregon Chapter of the American Research
Center in Egypt in cooperation with the Middle East Studies Center
of Portland State University.
2nd Floor Gallery, Urban Center Bldg
506 SW Mill St, Portland State University
Chapter: Oregon

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