Please check back often, as we are continuously updating this page with more information. Unless otherwise noted, all talks are held at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology located in Philadelphia.

ARCE-PA Lecture Schedule
2017-2018 Academic Year

FALL 2017
November 18, 2017
Dr. David P. Silverman
Eckley Brinton Coxe, Jr. Professor of Egyptology, NELC, University of Pennsylvania
Curator, Egyptian Section, Penn Museum
"The Afterlife of Egyptian Kings"
Anthro 345
3:30 pm

December 16,  2017
Lecture & Holiday Party
Dr. Jennifer Houser Wegner
Associate Curator, Egyptian Section, Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Adjunct Assistant Professor, NELC, University of Pennsylvania
"An Unusual Libation Basin in the Glencairn Museum"
Anthro 345
3:30 pm

January 27, 2018
Emad Khalil, PhD
Professor of Maritime Archaeology; Vice-Dean for Graduate Studies and Research; Executive Director for the Center for Maritime Archaeology and Underwater Cultural Heritage; Faculty of Arts, Alexandria University.  
"The Marsha Bagoish Underwater Project"
Anthro 345

February 10, 2018 
Peter van Minnen, PhD
Professor, Department of Classics, University of Cincinnati
"Alexandria in the Age of Augustus: The View from Cleopatra’s Palace"
Anthro 345

March 24, 2018  
**2018 Annual Korsyn Lecture & UPM Egypt Culture Day**
Melinda Hartwig, PhD
Curator of Ancient Egyptian, Nubian and Near Eastern Art, Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University
"Every Tomb Tells a Story"
Anthro 345

April 14, 2018
Dr. Eugene Cruz Uribe, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Department of History, Northern Arizona University
"A Nubian Walks into a Christian bar in Philae and Says …”
Classroom 2

May 19, 2018*
*Tentatively Scheduled 
John Baines, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Oxford University
Title TBA
Room TBA



* Entrance fees for most lectures are $10 for the general public, $7 for Penn Museum members and UPenn Staff & Faculty, $5 for Students with ID, and FREE for ARCE-PA members and children under 12 (unless otherwise stated).

* Please note: ARCE-PA does not sell tickets for the monthly lectures. All entry fees will be taken at the door of the lecture venue at the ARCE-PA table (unless otherwise stated).