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ARCE’s Annual Meeting in Chicago, April 1-3

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We just wanted to wish those of you traveling to the ARCE annual meeting in Chicago a safe and fun trip!

About the meeting (from ARCE.org): ARCE’s 62nd Annual Meeting will take place in Chicago, Illinois at the Chicago Marriott Downtown, April 1-3, 2011. This meeting is co-hosted by the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago and the American Research Center in Egypt/Chicago Chapter.

Each of the three days is broken out into concurrent speaker sessions, during which scholars and expedition leaders present their research findings, or discuss the latest developments in their projects. Social opportunities also abound at the Annual Meeting, highlighted by an always festive Members’ Reception which will take place on Saturday, April 2.

See the full schedule of events here.

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Author: arcedc77

The ARCE Chapter in Washington, DC (ARCE-DC) sponsors, on average, ten free lectures and one seminar a year, plus occasional social events. We sponsor tours to Egypt and organize occasional bus trips to museums that are featuring exhibitions on Egypt. We maintain close contact with the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, and the Egyptian Embassy in Washington, D.C., which frequently provides a speaking venue for our lecturers. Our lectures are otherwise coordinated with and held at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. Our chapter has approximately 100 members and the average attendance at lectures is approximately 40 people. When held at the Egyptian Embassy, the number can exceed 100 attendees.

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