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Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Northern California ARCE Upcoming Egyptology Lectures

 American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE)

Northern California Chapter

Upcoming Lectures

The following are among the lectures to be presented by ARCE's Northern California Chapter and by the UC Berkeley Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures. Unless otherwise indicated, lectures will be at 3 pm Sunday at venues to be determined.

Contexts and Circumstances in Designing the Divine in Ancient Egypt
December 10, 2023
Dr. Jennifer Miyuki Babcock, Pratt Institute; NYU; SUNY
Room 20, Social Sciences Building, UC Berkeley

Recent Work at Memphis and the Fayum:
An Overview of Methodologies and Results
Jan. 21, 2024
(Didi) El-Behadei, University of Chicago
This meeting will be via Zoom and will not be recorded.
Registration will be available after the Dec. 10 meeting.

Body Ornaments and Communities of Practice in the Egyptian Predynastic

Feb. 11, 2024
Maryan Ragheb, UCLA

Topic TBD
March 17, 2024
Dr. Julia Troche, Missouri State University

Topic TBD
April 14, 2024
Dr. Tom Hardwick, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston/Houston Museum of Natural Science

Topic TBD
April 28, 2024
Dr. Aidan Dodson, University of Bristol

Walking Among Pharaohs: George Reisner and the Dawn of Modern Egyptology
May 5, 2024 (2 p.m. Pacific Time, live at the Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco)
In cooperation with the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Dr. Peter der Manuelian, Harvard University

In the Shadow of Egypt's Last Pyramid: Uncovering the Ahmose Cemetery and Its Historical Implications
Sept. 15, 2024
Emily Smith-Sangster, Princeton University


Parking is available in UC lots all day on weekends, for a fee. Ticket dispensing machines accept debit or credit cards. Parking is available in lots around the Social Sciences Building, and in lots along Bancroft. A map of the campus is available online at

For more information, please visit,,,, or To join the chapter or renew your membership, please go to and select "Berkeley, CA" as your chapter when you sign up.

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