ARCE-DC: Egyptology Lectures in DC!

We're the Washington, DC chapter of the American Research Center in Egypt.

Egyptian Grammar Course at JHU

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Important announcement! Dr. Fatma Ismail of Johns Hopkins University is offering to teach a full course on Middle Egyptian Grammar beginning on the 15th of June 2011. This is a rare opportunity and is basically the same course taught at Johns Hopkins which consists of intensive grammar study, reading of middle kingdom literature, such as the tale of a shipwrecked sailor, Sinue, wisdom literature and stories from the old kingdom. Anyone interested in learning the language and culture of Hieroglyphs can take the course.

There will be a charge to take this course and the text will be Middle Egyptian Grammar by James E. Hoch. Those interested should contact Dr. Fatma Ismail at fatmatalat at hotmail dot com.

You may be able to find more information about the course on the JHU website: http://www.jhu.edu.

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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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