On Monday, 3 June 2019, I traveled to the Frank Carlson Library in Concordia, KS, to deliver my Humanities Kansas talk, “In Their Own Words: The Ancient Egyptians.” You can find more information about this presentation here: https://www.humanitieskansas.org/get-involved/request-speaker/stacy-davidson-in-their-own-words-the-ancient-egyptians The staff of the Frank Carlson Library exemplified hospitality and had advertised my talk in local print, television, … 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
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
Last weekend the American Research Center in Egypt held its annual meeting in Tucson, AZ (https://www.arce.org/annual-meeting). 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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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
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art docent Rozanne Klinzing will be offering another informative and engaging presentation in the Egyptian Galleries of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art on Wed 1/10/18 from 1-2:30pm. Free tickets are available here: https://nelson-atkins.org/events/tour-artful-conversation-14/ The topic= “Making Ancient Egypt Great! Did Late Period pharaohs succeed, or were the Saïte kings part of the long decline 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