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
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
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
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: http://arce.org/news/2017/03/u205/egyptomania-takes-root-in-kansas-city A conference abstract booklet can be downloaded here: http://www.arce.org/files/user/page1/AM_17_Abstract_booklet_FOR_DOWNLOAD.pdf
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
In preparation for our international study trip to London, Oxford, and Berlin, several trip participants have enrolled in an Independent Study Course, Egypt and the Ancient Near East. Co-taught with Professor Melanie Hull, this 10-week course gives JCCC students a unique opportunity to explore the history, religion, art, culture, politics, language, literature, and the worldview of both … Continue reading
Wow! What a trip! I’ve been sorting through thousands of photos, so here are a few to start with.
In two weeks, Professor Davidson will begin her European tour. She will visit many of the prospective sites for her study trip next year. By meeting colleagues and visiting museums, research organizations, and university departments, she hopes to built bridges across the Atlantic and design a truly unique and once-in-a-lifetime experience for her students in … Continue reading