We celebrated International Mother Language Day at JCCC with games, food, and informational tables. I represented the Ancient Languages of Sumerian (cuneiform), Egyptian Hieroglyphs, Latin, and Greek.
Registration opened today for the 2018 JCCC Summer Youth Program, and the response is strong! Type “Davidson” in the search box at https://ce.jccc.edu/search.cfm to view a complete list of my youth and adult offerings. Class descriptions are available on the registration website; contact me with any questions. Subjects include ancient language courses–including the only Egyptian Hieroglyphs youth course in … Continue reading
Even though the holidays are upon us, it’s not too early to start thinking about 2018 classes. Check back for more announcements, updates, and events in the new year.
For six weeks this June and July, JCCC summer youth campers in grades 6-9 explored the worlds of Greece, Rome, Egypt, and Harry Potter. Latin and Greek for the Modern World introduced participants to the languages of Greek and Latin as well as cultural and historical information. Adventures in Ancient Egypt covered ancient Egypt’s history, … Continue reading
To access the online catalog for the following courses, click: http://classsearch.jccc.edu/class/results?query=davidson&s=&term_type=ContinuingEd *Students who enroll in 3 or more CE classes in one transaction get a 15% discount!* Egyptomania: Egypt’s Influence on the Arts 03/20/17-04/10/17 Ancient Egypt’s influence on the visual arts, music, film, architecture, and the written word is vast; some call this excessive love of … Continue reading
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
On Saturday 18 April, JCCC opened its doors in gratitude to the continued support of its community. Professors and staff members gave lectures and workshops on a wide variety of topics. Professor Davidson gave three workshops on Egyptian Hieroglyphs, Egyptology: a Virtual Tour, and Ancient Greek. In the first, participants learned about the history of … Continue reading
Registration is FREE, but you must register in advance. Sessions fill quickly! http://www.jccc.edu/conferences/freecollegeday/index.html Egyptian Hieroglyphs (under Foreign Language) Instructor: Stacy Davidson 1 – 1:45 p.m. CC 124 This session on Egyptian hieroglyphs is an introduction to the language of the ancient Egyptians. You’ll learn the Egyptian alphabet and will be able to write your name … Continue reading