March 25, 2017
Robert Ritner
(University of Chicago)
"Private Divination and Public Oracles in Ancient Egypt"

February 25, 2017
Dr. Peter J. Brand
(Department of History = University of Memphis)
"Seti I: A biography"

December 4, 2016
joint AIA and ARCE Members Holiday Party at the Dowlings

November 26, 2016
No Meeting

October 21, 2016
Colleen Manassa Darnell
"Warping the Time-Space Continuum: An Exploration of the Egyptian Netherworld Books"

October 22, 2016
Colleen Manassa Darnell
1 - "Giraffes, Donkeys, and Boats: the Origins of Religion in the Predynastic Period"
2 - "From the Pyramid Texts to the Books of Breathing: An Overview of Egyptian Religious Texts"
3 - "Alchemy and Hermeticism: An Egyptian Perspective"

September 24, 2016
Dr. Kasia Szpakowsa
Swansea University
"Armed and Dangerous: An Iconography of Protective Middle and New Kingdom Demons"

August 20, 2016
Molly Limmer
"Going, going, gone: Bidding on Egyptian Art at Auction, and other tales from the market"

June 18, 2016
Nadine Moeller
(University of Chicago)
"Living in Old Kingdom Egypt: A new perspective on settlements and house layouts"

May 21, 2016
Clair Ossian
(TCC Emeritus)
"The Egyptian Court of London's Crystal Palace."

April 14, 2016
Karl Petruso
"Libyans and Egyptians: A Northwest Passage to Alexandria"

March 12, 2016
Kathryn Bard
(Boston University)

February 13, 2016
John Adams
"The Millionaire and the Mummy: Theodore Davis and the Transformation of Egyptian Archaeology, based on his recent book, "The Millionaire and the Mummies: Theodore Davis' Gilded Age in the Valley of the Kings""

January 23, 2016
Marsha McCoy
"Reunification, Revival, Reimagining: The Middle Kingdom of Ancient Egypt"

December 5, 2015
Holiday Party

November 14, 2015
Susan Houck Allen
"All's Fair in War"

October 23, 2015
Gayle Gibson
(Royal Ontario Museum)
"All About Hieroglyphics"

October 24, 2015
Gayle Gibson
(Royal Ontario Museum)
"All About Hieroglyphics"

August 29, 2015
Member party

July 25, 2015
Amanda Davis
"An Egyptian Colony at Byblos? The Royal Expedition, Elite Imitation, and Patronage During the Old Kingdom"

June 6, 2015
Clair Ossian
"Limestone Jewel in the Desert, The Cenotaph Tomb of Ramesses II at Abydos"

May 2, 2015
Paul Nicholson
"Brilliant Things for Akhenaten: Glass and Faience at Tell el-Amarna"

April 3, 2015
Nadine Moeller
"Recent Discoveries at Tell Edfu"

April 4, 2015
Spring Seminar

Nadine Moeller
"Recent Discoveries at Tell Edfu"

March 21, 2015
Jerry Rose
"Ancient Amarna: Report from the Archaeological Trenches"

Feb 28, 2015
CANCELED weather
Clair Ossian
"Limestone Jewel in the Desert: The Cenotaph Tomb of Ramesses II at Abydos"

Jan 31, 2015
CANCELED weather
"Stump The Chumps"

Jan 3, 2015
Gerry Scott
"Update on ARCE Activities in Egypt"

Dec 6, 2014
"Holiday Party, Location TBA"

Nov 22, 2014
Cara Cooney
"The Woman Who Would be King: Hatshepsut's Rise to Power in Ancient
Egypt, based on her forthcoming book (October 14, 2014) of the same title"

Oct 24, 2014
Suzanne Onstine
"Theban Tombs and their Stories"

Oct 25, 2014
Fall Seminar
Suzanne Onstine
"Theban Tombs and their Stories"

Sept 27, 2014
Marsha McCoy
"Walk Like an Egyptian: Alexander the Great in Egypt."

Aug 30, 2014
Emily Russo
"Decorated Burial Chambers in 18th Dynasty Egypt: The Tombs of Amenemhet and Sobekmose"

July 26, 2014
Claire Ossian
"Karnak Temple before the French Excavators Arrived: A Photographic
and Literary Record"

June 14, 2014
Ann Macy Roth
"Foreigners in Ancient Egypt: Patterns, Portraits, and Representation"

May 10, 2014
Allison Hedges
"The Egyptian Dionysus: Osiris and the Development of Theater in Ancient Egypt"

April 11-12, 2014
Spring Seminar

(Friday, Saturday)
Aidan Dodson
"The Land of Kush"

March 22, 2014
Melisa Dowling
"How to Worship a Goddess: The Experience of Initiation into the Cult of Isis"

March 1, 2014
Marsha McCoy
"Walk Like an Egyptian: Alexander the Great in Egypt"

December 7, 2013
Member Holiday Party(postponed because of weather)

November 9, 2013
Nigel Strudwick
"Robbery in Theban Tombs"

OCTOBER 12, 2013
Colleen Manassa
"Literature in Ancient Egypt"

OCTOBER 11, 2013
Colleen Manassa
"Literature in Ancient Egypt"

AUGUST 31, 2013
Geoffrey Martin
(University College London)
"Re-excavating the
Royal Tomb of Horemheb
(KV57) in the Valley of the Kings

AUGUST 3, 2013
Heather Lee McCarthy
"Rameses II's Royal Women: Mortuary
Evidence of a Queenly Hierarchy

JULY 13 , 2013
Gayle Gibson
Royal Ontario Museum
"Little Girl Lost and Found: The Mummy and Coffin of An Egyptian Girl"

JUNE 22 , 2013
Jane Hill
U OF Penn Museum
"Dead Men Do Tell Tales: Forensic Anthropology of One of Penn Museum’s Oldest Mummies"

MAY 25 , 2013
James Hoffmeier
"The Design and Origin of the New Kingdom East Frontier Defense System"

April 5 , 2013
Emily Teeter
U of Chicago
"Egyptian Architecture"

April 6 , 2013
Emily Teeter
U of Chicago
"Egyptian Architecture"

March 23 , 2013
Steve Harvey
"The Stela of Queen Tetisheri Revisited"

February 16 , 2013
Carol Redmount
UC Berkeley
"El Hibeh after the 2011 Revolution in Egypt"

January 12 , 2013
Kate Liszka
Princeton University

"The Other Egyptians: The Medjay in Pharaonic Egypt"

December 1, 2012
Members Holiday Party

November 17 , 2012
Pearce Paul Creasman
U Arizona
“The Tausret Temple Project: Excavations at the Forgotten Pharaoh/Queen’s ‘Temple of A Million Years’, Western Thebes”

October 13 , 2012
Barbara Richter
UC Berkeley
“Temples and Religion during the Ptolemaic Period”

October 12 , 2012
Barbara Richter
UC Berkeley
"Iconography and Epithet Plays in the Temple of Hathor at Dendera"

September 22 , 2012
Kara Cooney
“A Coffin of One’s Own? Reuse of Coffins in the 21st Dynasty”

August 25 , 2012
Gerry Scott
“1922-2012: The Discovery of King Tut’s Tomb, Ninety Years Later”

May 19 , 2012
Brittany Haynes
University of Chicago
"The Development of Money in Ancient Egypt"

May 18 , 2012
Brittany Haynes
University of Chicago
"The Development of Money in Ancient Egypt"

April 21 , 2012
Salima Ikram
"A New Kingdom Chariot Discovered at the Cairo Museum"

March 24 , 2012
Arielle Kozloff
Amenhotep III: Egypt's Radiant Pharaoh

February 25 , 2012
Peter A. Piccione
"The Triumph of Will Over Environment: The Ancient Egyptian Affinity for Megaprojects and Reshaping the
Landscape "

January 21 , 2012
Lisa Stuart
"Memoranda for the Gods' - Third Intermediate Period Wooden Funerary Stelae from Thebes"

December 2011
Members Holiday Party

November 19 , 2011
Dr. Nigel Strudwick

October 21 , 2011
Dr. Peter Brand
University of Memphis
"Field Report on Karnak's Hypostyle Hall"

October 22 , 2011
Dr. Peter Brand
University of Memphis
"History of the Hypostyle Hall"

September 24 , 2011
Mark Janzen (student)
University of Memphis
"Iconography of Humiliation (ARCE award winner)"

August 13 , 2011
Dr. Gerry Scott
ARCE Executive Director
"Witness to the Revolution"

July 16 , 2011
Dr. Suzanne Onstine
University of Memphis
"University of Memphis work at TT16"

June 15, 2011
Dr. Miraslav Barta
Czech Inst. of Egyptology, Charles University, Prague
"Swimmers in the Sand: Origins of the Ancient Egyptian Civilization "

May 21, 2011
Marsha McCoy
MLS, Southern Methodist University
"Alexander the Great at Siwa: From Greek Monarch to Hellenistic God"

April 15, 2011
Aidan Dodson
"Ramesses II’s Poisoned Legacy: The Fall of the 19th Egyptian Dynasty"

April 16, 2011
Aidan Dodson
"In the Afterglow of Empire: Egypt in the Third Intermediate Period"

March 12, 2011
Kathryn Bard
"Field Work on Egyptian Boats"

February 12, 2011
Robert Ritner
"Joseph Smith Egyptian Papyri"

January 22, 2011
Marleen De Meyer
"Tomb of Henu"

December, 2010
No Meeting (Member's Holiday Party)

November 13, 2010
Andrew Bednarski,
ARCE Cairo
"Publishing Cailliaud's Manuscript "

October 30, 2010

Barry Kemp,
University of Cambridge
"How Akhenaten Viewed Amarna"

October 29, 2010
Barry Kemp,
University of Cambridge
"Sacred and Secular Landscapes in Ancient Egypt"

September 18, 2010
Tom Hardwick,
Brooklyn Museum
"Thutmose III, King with Wings"

August 21, 2010
John Shearman ,
American Research Center in Egypt
"ARCE's Contribution to Preserving Egypt's Ancient Past"

July 17, 2010
Dr. Clair Ossian, Dr, Marsha McCoy and Sarah O’Brien ,
North Texas ARCE
"Stump the Stars"

June 19, 2010
Leslie Warden,
University of Pennsylvania
"Old Kingdom Trading Practices"

May 22, 2010
Matthew Adams,
"Abydos Field Study"

April 10 , 2010
Gayle Gibson,
The Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto
"Egyptian Gods and Goddesses "

April 9 , 2010
(Friday Night)
Gayle Gibson,
The Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto
"Khaemwase: The First Egyptologist"

March 13 , 2010
Pearce Paul Creasman,
University of Arizona's Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research
"Radar for the Lost Barque"

February 20 , 2010
Dr. Melissa Barden Dowling,
SMU Classics Department
"The Worship of Isis"

January 30 , 2010
Dr. Colleen Manassa,
Yale University
"A Tale of Two Lost Cities"

December 12 , 2009

Member Holiday Party

November 21 , 2009
Dr. Brenda Baker,
Arizona State University
"Secrets of Nubia: Egypt's Neighbor & Nemesis"

October 24, 2009
Saturday Seminar
(Tickets Required)
All-day lecture will be in McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall
Dr. Lise Manniche,
University of Copenhagen
"Luxury and Leisure in Ancient Egypt: Beauty, Art, and Music."

October 23, 2009
Dr. Lise Manniche,
University of Copenhagen
"Egyptian Art in Denmark"

September 19 , 2009
Dr. James Hoffmeier,
Trinity International University
"Excavations in the Sinai"

August 15 , 2009
Dr. Clair Russell Ossian,
"Geology of Ancient Egypt "

July 18 , 2009
Dr.Sandra Oldham
“How to CAT-Scan a Mummy”

June 20, 2009
Dr. Melinda Hartwig
Georgia State University
"The Tomb of Menna Project "

May 30, 2009
(Saturday night)
Dr. Gay Robins,
Oxford University
"The small golden shrine of Tutankhamun: an interpretation"

April 18, 2009
Dr. Lanny Bell, Brown University
“Life in an Ancient Egyptian Temple:  Sex, Education, and Ritual”

March 21, 2009
Dr. Josef Wegner,
University of Pennsylvania
Saturday Seminar  "Mysterious Abydos:  Eternal City"

March 20, 2009 (Friday night)
Dr. Jennifer Wegner,
University of Pennsylvania
"Tutankhamun And The Sunshade of Princess Meretaten"

February 21, 2009
(held at The Women's Museum)
Dr. Wilma Wetterstrom, Ancient Egypt Research Associates and Harvard University “The Giza Plateau:  Feeding the Builders of the Great Pyramid”

January 24, 2009
Dr. Willeke Wendrich,  UCLA
"Ancient Wonder:  The Fayum"

December 1, 2007
Dr. Donald Redford, Penn State University
"The Origins and Implications of Monotheism"

December, 2007
Holiday Party

November 10, 2007
"Stump the Champs"
Dr. Melissa Dowling, Dr. Clair Ossian and Ms. Sarah O'Brien

October 12, 2007 (Friday)
Dr. Lyn Green, SSEA, Toronto

October 13, 2007 (Saturday)
Dr. Lyn Green, SSEA, Toronto
Subscription Seminar: "The World of Cleopatra"

September 22, 2007
Dr. Betsy Bryan, Johns Hopkins University
"Excavations at the Temple of Mut"

August 11, 2007
Dr. Colleen Manassa, Yale University
"The Armies of Thutankhamun"

July 28, 2007
Dr. Kerry Muhlestein, Brigham Young University
"Ritual Killing in Egypt"

June 23 , 2007
Tracy Musacchio, University of Pennsylvania
"War and Politics in the 1st Intermediate Period: The Evidence at Dendera"

May 13, 2007
Dr. Steve Harvey, Director, Ahmose and Tetisheri Project, Abydos
"Excavations at Abydos"

April 14, 2007 - Dr. Monica Bontty
University of Louisiana at Monroe
"Law and Order in Ancient Egypt"

March 16, 2007 -Gayle Gibson
Royal Ontario Museum
"The First Egyptologist: Khaemwase"

March 17, 2007 -Gayle Gibson
Royal Ontario Museum
"Practical Hieroglyphs"

February 17, 2007 - Ms. Janis Susan May Patterson, Dr. Melissa Dowling, Dr. Clair Ossian, and Ms. Sarah O'Brien
"Stump the Champs"

January 20, 2007 - Roxanne Sanders Wilson
University of Memphis, Memphis Tennessee,
"Recent activities at KV 63, the newly discovered tomb in the Valley of the Kings"

January 6 , 2007 - Dr. Christian Loeben
"In Search of Primeval Unity: the
Reasons for Akhenaten's Persecution of Amun"

November 18, 2006 - Dr. Matthias Seidel
Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland
"Beetlemania: Egyptian Scarabs"

October 21, 2006 - Dr. Nigel Strudwick
The British Museum, London
Seminar (by subscription): "The History of the Theban West Bank Necropolis "

October 20, 2006 - Dr. Nigel Strudwick
The British Museum, London
"A Tour of the Theban West Bank"

September 9, 2006 - Dr. Peter Dorman
Oriental Institute, University of Chicago

August 19, 2006 - Dr. Susan Redford
Pennsylvania State University
"The Harem Conspiracy"

July 15, 2006 - Gayle Gibson
Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada
"Egyptology 101"

June 24, 2006 - Dr. Kathlyn Cooney
Stanford University
"The Price of Death in Ancient Egypt:
Receipts and Coffins from Ramesside Period Egypt"

May 13, 2006 - Arielle Kozloff
Independent Scholar, Cleveland, OH

"Plagues in Ancient Egypt"

April 21-22, 2006 - Dr Salima Ikram
American University in Cairo
Free Friday Lecture
"North Kharga Oasis Survey, 2006 Season"
& Saturday Seminar (by subscription)
"Mummies: Beauty Before and After Life"

March 18, 2006 - Dr Elena Pischikova
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
"Conservation and Reconstruction of the Tomb of Nespakashuty (TT 312) at Deir el Bahri"

February 18, 2006 - Dr. Josef Wegner
University of Pennsylvania
"The Tomb of Senwosret III at Abydos: New Discoveries"

January 14, 2006 - Dr Emily Teeter
Oriental Institute, Chicago IL
"Statues and Statue Cults in Ancient Egypt"

November 19, 2005 - Alwyn Burridge, PhD Candidate,
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
"The Genius of Amarna Art"

October 7-8 2005 - Dr. Robert Ritner
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
& Seminar
& Seminar on Egyptian Religion

September 17, 2005 - Nicholas Picardo
Ph.D. Candidate, University of Pennsylvania
"Decapitation in Egyptian Funerary Religion:
New Interpretations of Old Kingdom Reserve Heads"

August 20, 2005 - Dr. Melinda Hartwig
Georgia State University
"Facing Eternity: The Iconography of Provisioning in Theban Tomb Painting"

July 16, 2005 - Dr. Gerry Dee Scott,
Director, American Research Center in Egypt, Cairo, Egypt
"Live from Cairo, Egypt: It's ARCE's Director!"
An Overview and Update of ARCE

June 11, 2005 - Dr. Peter Brand
University of Memphis
"The Power of Gold in Pharaonic Egypt"

May 21, 2005 - Dr. Janet Richards
University of Michigan
"Family Plots: Mortuary Landscapes and Political Agendas in Late
Old Kingdom, Egypt"

April 16, 2005 - Dr. Aidan Dodson
University of Bristol
Subscription Seminar
"The Royal Families of Ancient Egypt"

April 15, 2005 - Dr. Clair Ossian
ARCE North Texas
"Bustles, Blisters and Baksheesh…Hard-Core Tourism in 19th Century Egypt"

February 12, 2005 - Dr. David Silverman
U. of Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
"Working in the Shadow of the Step Pyramid:
Insights Into Burial Practices in Middle Kingdom Saqqara"

January 8, 2005 - Dr. Fred Wendorf
Professor Emeritus - SMU
"Egypt before there was an Egypt...40 years of work in Nubia"

Saturday, November 20, 2004 - Dr. Peter Dorman
Oriental Institute, University of Chicago
"A Questionable Co-Regency:Monuments of Amenhotep III and Akhenaton"

October 22, 2004 - Dr. Lyn Green
Royal Ontario Museum
"Kings, Queens, and Crowns: A Brief Guide to Royal Headgear in Ancient Egypt"

October 23, 2004 - Dr. Lyn Green
Royal Ontario Museum
All-Day Subscription Seminar
"Bread and Beer for Your Spirit: Fast and Feast in Ancient Egypt "

September 18, 2004 - Dr. Dorothea Arnold
Metropolitan Museum of Art
"Toys for the Afterlife: Ancient Egyptian Tomb Models"

August 21 , 2004 - Dr. Geoffrey Martin
University College, London (Emeritus)
"The Valley of the Kings: Prospects for the Future"

July 10, 2004 - Dr. Melissa Barden Dowling
Southern Methodist University
"Isis's Daughters: Development of the Egyptian Cult of Isis"

June 19, 2004 - Dr. Eugene Cruz-Uribe
Northern Arizona University
"Studying Seth: A New Look at an Old God"

May 22,2004 - Dr. Larry Berman
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

April 3, 2004 - Dr. Donald Redford
Pennsylvania State University
"Modern Science, Ancient Treasures and Religion: A Dichotomy in Egypt Today"

March 12, 2004 - Dr. Ann Macy Roth
Howard University
"The Politics of Pyramid Placement in the Old Kingdom"

March 13, 2004 - Dr. Ann Macy Roth
Howard University
All Day Subscription Seminar
"Ladies of the Two Lands: Ancient Egyptian Women who made a Difference"

February 21, 2004 - Dr. Robert Ritner
Oriental Institute, U. of Chicago
"Egypt Under Roman Rule"

January 24, 2004 - Dr. Clair Ossian
Tarrant County College
"The Most Beautiful of Flowers: Water Lilies & Lotus in Ancient Egypt"

December 6, 2004 - ARCE North Texas Members' Christmas Party

November 15, 2003 - Dr. Peter Brand
University of Memphis
"The Pharaoh as Diplomat: Egyptian Foreign Relations in the New Kingdom"

October 24, 2003 - Dr. Peter Piccione
The University of Charleston
"Rx and the Eye of Horus: Egyptian Medicine and the Gods."

October 25, 2003 - Dr. Peter Piccione
The University of Charleston
(All-Day Seminar)
"Medicine and Medical Magic in Ancient Egypt"

September 20, 2003 - Dr. John Foster
University of Chicago
"Ancient Egyptians I Have Known: Ancient Egyptian Poetry"

July 19, 2003 - Mr. David Moyer
KMT Magazine
"Up the Nile in Style: Travel in Egypt in the Early 20th Century"

June 14, 2003 - Dr. Gay Robins
Emory University
"Bodies and Sexuality in New Kingdom Art"

May 10, 2003 - Dr. David O'Connor
New York University
"The Origins of the Pyramid and Egypt's Earliest Civilization"

April 12, 2003 - Dr. Betsy Bryan
(The Johns Hopkins University)
All Day Seminar
"The Early New Kingdom in Egypt: Before the Amarna Period"

April 11, 2003 - Dr. Betsy Bryan
The Johns Hopkins University
Friday night lecture - "The Quest for Immortality: a Preview"
A Look at the exhibition coming to Fort Worth in May.

March 22, 2003 - Dr. Marianne Eaton-Krauss
"The Return to Orthodoxy following the Amarna Interlude"

February 22, 2003 - Ellen Morris
University of Michigan
"Human Sacrifice at Saqqara?"

January 18, 2003 - Arielle Kozloff
"Building a Museum Collection: A History and Comments

November 23, 2002 - Dr. Betsy Bryan
The Johns Hopkins University
"Painting Styles of the Late Middle and Early New Kingdoms"

October 19, 2002 - Dr. Bob Brier
Long Island University
All-Day Seminar
"Pyramids of the Pharaohs"

October 18, 2002 - Ms Pat Remler
"The Other Pyramids: The Sudan"

September 21, 2002 - Colleen Manassa
Yale University
"The Battle of Perire: Grand Strategy in the 13th Century BCE"

August 17, 2002 - Gayle Gibson
Royal Ontario Museum
"Hatshepsut: the Woman King"

July 20, 2002 - ARCE North Texas Panel Discussion
"Local Experts take questions about Ancient Egypt"

June 22, 2002 - Mariam Ayad
Brown University
"On the Book of Days, the hours of the day and related hymns"

May 25, 2002 - Peter Piccione
University of Charleston
"Pharaoh at the bat: of Egyptian ball games and American Baseball"

April 20, 2002 - Dr. Aidan Dodson
University of Bristol
All-Day Seminar
"The Egyptian World of the Dead"

April 19, 2002 - Dr. Aidan Dodson
University of Bristol
"Of Bulls, Kings, and Princes: the Serapeum of Saqqara"

March - 23, 2002 - Dr. Lorelei Corcoran
University of Memphis
"Fabric, Fold and Flesh:Costume and the Human Figure in Egyptian Art"

February 16,2002 - Alan May
North Texas ARCE Chapter
"Old Kingdom Sculpture"

January 12, 2002 - Dr. James Allen
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
"Mining The Heqanakht Papyri"