Egyptology at JCCC
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.
Happy New Year! The hieroglyph above stands for the “Opening of the Year” which refers to the Egyptian New Year. Although they celebrated their new year in the summer, it is an appropriate hieroglyph to start 2020 off right. I have many Egyptological developments in the works for 2020. Please see my course … Continue reading
Registration is open for all remaining Egyptology courses at JCCC this year. You can register and find more details here: https://ce.jccc.edu/searchResults.cfm?searchId=2&sorter=sch.schDateStart&sorter2=c.couTitle Egyptian Mythology The religious beliefs of the ancient Egyptians have fascinated us for millennia. Study gods and goddesses, creation myths, how ancient Egyptians worshipped, and what they believed about the Afterlife. Also learn the … Continue reading
Davidson is presenter for Nov.9 “Noon at the Nerman” Program Stacy Davidson, adjunct professor, History, is the presenter for the Noon at the Nerman program and discussion series at noon Friday, Nov. 9. She will discuss Antony Gormley’s sculpture, Still Standing, located in the Student Center. Meet at noon in the lobby of the Nerman Museum. … Continue reading
Women in Ancient Egypt is a new 4-week Continuing Education course being offered at JCCC Monday nights from 7-9pm starting on 23 July 2018. Learn about women who ruled Egypt as kings, queens who fought for Egypt’s freedom, priestesses who held religious and political power, family life, and what legal rights women were granted. A … Continue reading
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
On 29 April 2017, I along with an Egyptology group of current and former students traveled to Atchison, KS, at the invitation of the Active Lodge #158 AF & AM to tour their Egyptian Room. The lodge was built in 1915–predating the Tutmania of the early 1920s, but there is no information available about the architect, workmen, … Continue reading
JCCC Program 2017 Join JCCC Faculty and Staff for the 20th Annual JCCC Night at the Nelson on Friday, 7 April 2017. Presentations will be given at 6:30pm, 7pm, and 7:30 pm; click on the link above for the schedule. I will be presenting on the Middle Kingdom stele of Seankhy and Ankefankhu at 7:30pm in … Continue reading