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ARCE’s Annual Meeting 2018 in Tucson, AZ

Last weekend the American Research Center in Egypt held its annual meeting in Tucson, AZ ( For three days, Egyptologists from around the world converged on the Tucson Marriott University Park for lectures, networking, and visiting vendor stalls. Kansas City was well-represented with two of our Egyptology students being invited back as volunteers. The trip … Continue reading »

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ARCE Conference, Kansas City, MO

From 21-23 April, hundreds of my colleagues from around the world converged on the Intercontinental on the Plaza in Kansas City, MO, for the American Research Center in Egypt’s annual conference. Without a doubt, Kansas City has never been visited by so many Egyptologists. Prior to the arrival of ARCE, I wrote an article for … Continue reading »

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ARCE is coming to Kansas City

The American Research Center in Egypt’s annual conference will be held in Kansas City from 21-23 April 2017.  Find out more about the influence of ancient Egypt in and around Kansas City here: A conference abstract booklet can be downloaded here:  

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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 »

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