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Dialogues Seminar: ‘Egypt: Then and Now’
March 18, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Archaeologist Jennifer Gates-Foster will discuss how life in Egypt changed during the era of Greek and Roman rule. She will discuss changes in the administration and organization of the country and its cities, including Alexandria, as well as the transformations that took in religious practices, domestic settings and burial customs. Next, author and Arabic scholar, Doria El-Kerdany, will speak about her hometowns of Cairo and Mansoura, and offer insight into the daily lives of Egyptians today including issues of education, entertainment, politics and religion. The seminar will conclude with a panel discussion featuring both scholars fielding questions on Egypt past, present or future.
This event is part of the Dialogues Seminar Series presented by the Program in the Humanities. Please register in advance.