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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Nebraska Association for Translators and Interpreters Annual Conference 2015

On 31 July 2015 Professor Davidson gave the keynote lecture for the Nebraska Association for Translators and Interpreters (NATI)Annual Conference held at Bellevue University, Bellevue, NE.  This lecture, entitled “Egyptology, Égyptologie, Ägyptologie: A Multilingual Discipline,” highlighted the crucial role language acquisition plays in the study of ancient Egypt. After the “rediscovery” of Egypt through Napoléon’s incursions … Continue reading »

Categories: Ancient Greek, Ancient Languages, Conferences, Egyptian Hieroglyphs, Egyptology, Lectures and Workshops | Leave a comment

Adventures in Ancient Egypt: JCCC Summer Youth Program 2015

During the last week of July, students in grades 6-7 from around the KC Metro area participated in the first ever Adventures in Ancient Egypt camp at JCCC taught by Professor Davidson. This course was inspired by Rick Riordan’s Kane Chronicles trilogy which updates Egyptian mythology for modern audiences. We examined the people, places, history, culture, language and religion … Continue reading »

Categories: Ancient Civilizations, Egyptian Art, Egyptian Hieroglyphs, Egyptology, Egyptology at JCCC, Summer Youth Program | Leave a comment