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1990--1996--1997--1998--2000--2003--2004--2005--2006--2007--2008--2009

1990

6 April 1990
symposium
The Egyptian Movement in American Decorative Arts
Hudson River Museum
Kingston, New York
USA
Note:  speakers included Kevin L. Stayton (curator of decorative arts, Brooklyn Museum), Wendell Garrett, (publisher, Antiques), Christopher Monkhouse (curator of decorative arts, Rhode Island School of Design Museum), Kenneth L. Ames (professor, the Winterthur Program in Early American Culture), David Gebhard (professor of art history, the University of California in Santa Barbara), and Patricia Pierce (associate dean, Yale College.)
fee:  $55 in advance, $60 at the door
information: http://tinyurl.com/2bjm7y (New York Times)

1996

10 December 1996
lecture by Umberto Eco
From Marco Polo to Leibniz: stories of intercultural misunderstanding
Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America
Columbia University
New York, New York
USA
Note:  concerns the decipherment, from antiquity to modern times, of the Egyptian writing system.
text available online:  http://www.italianacademy.columbia.edu/pdfs/lectures/eco_marco.pdf

1997

21 February 1997
by Peter Scotto, Russian and Russian-Eurasian Studies, Mt. Holyoke College
Egyptomania in Pushkin's Petersburg
Mount Holyoke College
South Hadley, Massachusetts
USA
Art Museum
12:30 PM

2 April 1997
by Richard A. Fazzini, Brooklyn Museum (Members Lectures series)
Egyptomania in American Architecture: From the Library of Congress to the Luxor Casino
Oriental Institute
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
USA

4 April 1997
by Richard A. Fazzini, Brooklyn Museum (Members Lectures series)
Egyptomania in American Architecture
Detroit Institute of Art
Detroit, Michigan
USA

1 November 1997
 3rd Joint Annual Meeting of the American Studies Association and Canadian Association for American Studies
Going Public: Defining Public Culture(s) in the Americas
paper
Scott D. Trafton, Department of English, Duke University 
The Dead Shall Be Raised: Death, Race, and Bodily Control in American Egyptomania
The Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill and the Washington Court Hotel 
Washington, D.C. 
USA

1998

24 September 1998
Egyptomania:  Mysticism or Commercialism?
by Dr. Cathleen Keller (Department of Near Eastern Studies, University of Californie Berkeley)

Northern California Chapter of the American Research Center in Egypt & the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, U.C. Berkeley
160 Kroeber Hall
U.C. Berkeley Campus
Berkeley, California
USA
7:30 PM

2000

6 January
Egyptian Revival
by Craig Hodgetts
Getty Museum
Los Angeles, California
USA
(note: about the restoration of Sid Grauman's Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood)

30 April 2000
51st Annual Meeting of the American Research Center in Egypt
Papers
Sunday Session 13 Outreach & Egyptomania
Robyn Adams Gillam, York University
The Mysteries of Osiris: a student performance
11:00-11:20 AM
D.C. Woodcox, Truman State University
Egyptomania in the rural United States
11:20-11:40 AM
David Pinault, Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum; Santa Clara University 
The Amarna Age at the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum
11:40-12:00 Noon
Hotel Durant Plaza
Berkeley, California
USA

16-18 December
Conference
Encounters with Ancient Egypt
Institute of Archaeology, University College
London
England
conference details (including abstracts)

2001

16 November 2001
Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research
Paper
Friday Session 21 Egypt and Canaan
Allison Karmel Thomason, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
Egyptomania in the Neo-Assyrian Empire
9:50 - 10:10 AM
Omni Interlock Resort
Boulder, Colorado
USA

USA

2003

7 April 2003  
Egyptomania in film: the good, the bad, and the ridiculous 
by Stuart Tyson Smith (University of California, Santa Barbara) Fleischman Auditorium
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
2559 Puesta del Sol Road
Santa Barbara, California
USA
7:30 PM

25 April 2003
Lecture by Lauren Haney (Betty Winkelman)
American Research Center in Egypt 2003 Annual Meeting
Emory University/Georgia State University
Buckhead Ballroom
Grand Hyatt
Atlanta, Georgia
USA
12:00 Noon - 1:00 PM

15 May 2003
Egyptomania: a passion for the past 
by Bob Brier, Long Island University 
Archaeology Associates of Greenwich
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich CT
USA
8 PM

10 June 2003
Egyptomania and Josiah Wedgwood's Egyptian ware:  re-creating Wedgwood's life and times and the reasons behind his success 
by Bob Brier, Long Island University 
Wedgwood Society of New York 
Sotheby's
1334 York Avenue, 9th Floor
New York, NY 
USA
6:30 PM 
announcement

15 November 2003
Egyptomania: From Cleopatra to Hollywood 
by Bob Brier, Long Island University 
Savery Hall 249 
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington
USA
3:00 PM
announcement

2004

17 February 2004
Egyptian Revival Silver
by John D. Ward (Sotheby's, New York)
12th Annual Studies in Silver Lecture
Royal Ontario Museum
Toronto, Ontario
Canada

17 February 2004
Remains of the Name: The Origins of the Harlem Renaissance in the Discovery of Egyptology
by Robert A. Hill, University of California, Los Angeles & Director, Marcus Garvey Papers Project
David C. Driskell Center
 Multipurpose Room
2102 Tawes Fine Arts Building
 University of Maryland 
 College Park, MD 20742-1211
4:00-6:00 PM
info: http://www.driskellcenter.umd.edu/programs/2003-2004/colloq/#feb17

2005
16 March 2005
Roundtable Discussion:
L'Égypte et la création artistique au Québec
C. Richer, E. Gauthier, J. Matte, A. Salloum, D.-J. Primeau, N. Mazloum
7:00 PM
Espace culturel, Librairie Monet
2752 de Salaberry
Montréal
Canada
cost:  free for members of SSEA; C$12.00 for others
http://sseamontrealvip.homestead.com/Creators.html

22 March 2005
Symbol oder Schrift? - Hieroglyphenkunde in Renaissance und Barock
7:15 PM
Kulturforum am Potsdamer Platz
D-10785 Berlin

23 March 2005
Racism in  Archaeology/Egyptology
by Howard Ingham
7:00 PM
Callaghan Lecture Theatre
University of Wales
Swansea
Wales
cost: free for Friends of the Egypt Centre, Wales, Swansea, £2.50 for others

19 April 2005
Lecture, with the exhibition "Hieroglyphen um Nofretete"
Die Aegyptenrezeption im 18. Jahrhundert
by Professor Dr. Dirk Syndram (Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Gruenes Gewoelbe)
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Berlin
Germany
7:15 PM

20 April 2005
Egyptomania:  ancient art and modern design
by Lyn Green
Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal & Société pour l'Étude de l'Égypte Ancienne
Auditorium Maxwell-Cummings
Pavillon Michal et Renata Hornstein
Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, 1379
Sherbrooke West, Montreal
Canada
info:  ssea_mtl@hotmail.com

22 April 2005
Lecture/Book Signing
Barbara Mertz (a.k.a. Elizabeth Peters)
12:00 Noon - 1:15 PM
Annual Meeting of the American Research Center in Egypt
Hyatt Regency Cambridge
575 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, Massachusetts
fee:  $10/$5 students (see web site for other details and fees; I am not sure if this lecture is available to the general public or if one must also purchase a walk-in membership.)
info: http://www.arce.org/events/annual_meeting.html

24 April 2005
Annual Meeting of the American Research Center in Egypt
Paper
Fanaticism:  Egyptological ideas about Akhenaten in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
Steven M. Stannish (State University of New York College at Potsdam)
Sunday Session 23 Historiography & Egyptology
10:00 - 10:20 AM
Paper
Pyramidiots and alternative realities:  the lure and exploitation of ancient Egyptian symbols in Western culture
Janis Susan May Patterson
Sunday Session 23 Historiography & Egyptology
11:40 - 12:00 Noon
Annual Meeting of the American Research Center in Egypt
Hyatt Regency Cambridge
575 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, Massachusetts
fee (one-day walk-in pass):  $40 ARCE members/ $55 non-members (see web site for details of other available arrangements)
info: http://www.arce.org/events/annual_meeting.html

3 May 2005
Lecture, with the exhibition "Hieroglyphen um Nofretete"
Die Aegyptenrezeption im 18. Jahrhundert
Professor Dr. Dirk Syndram (Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Gruenes Gewoelbe)
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Berlin
Germany
7:15 PM

7 May 2005
Study Day
Alchemy and Philosophy in Egypt Across the Ages
Professor Charles Burnett & Dr Okasha El Daly (chairs)
"Ladder o the sky: alchemy in pharaonic Egypt" -- Terence DuQuesne 
"Dreams and the Fiery Serpent" -- Kasia Szpakowska
"The Ancient Egyptian Roots of the Hermetic Traditions" -- Charles Burnett
"Alchemy, Sufism and hieroglyphs: Dhu Al-Nun the Egyptian" -- Okasha El Daly
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The Egyptian Educational & Cultural Bureau
4 Chesterfield Gardens
London W1J 5BG
 

17 May 2005
Lecture, with the exhibition "Hieroglyphen um Nofretete"
Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schoen - Schinkel und die 'Zauberfloete'
Dr. Olivia Zorn (Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Aegyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung Jutta Eidamshaus, Dramaturgin für Musiktheater)
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Berlin
Germany
7:15 PM

31 May 2005
Lecture, with the exhibition "Hieroglyphen um Nofretete"
Die Hieroglyphik der Renaissance: Tradition und Erfindung
Dr. Marcus Kiefer (Philipps-Universität Marburg, Kunstgeschichtliches Institut)
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Berlin
Germany
7:15 PM

3 July 2005
Lecture
Mummymania
Jasmine Day
(part of a one-day conference)
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Ancient Egypt Society of Western Australia
The Esplanade Hotel
Fremantle
Australia
fee:  A$120. 00 (includes lunch, morning and afternoon teas)
   A$39.00 for optional evening dinner
bookings close Monday June 30th 2005.
info: http://www.aeswa.org.au/conference.htm

14 September 2005
lecture: 
King Tut: How His Tomb & Treasures Changed Our World
Emily Teeter, Oriental Institute, University of Chicago
Room 338
Smith Memorial Union
Portland State University
Portland, Oregon
USA
7:30 PM
info:  jsarr@teleport.com
free and open to the public

16 September 2005
lecture:
Ancient Kingdoms and Royal Mummies: the facts of fiction in Hollywood cinema 
Christine Foessmeier
Benjamin T. Rome Auditorium
Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
1619 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC (Dupont Circle Metro stop)
sponsored by the American Research Center in Egypt/Washington D.C. Chapter
6:30 PM
cost: free and open to all
info:  http://www.arcedc.org/events.html

17 September 2005
lecture:
King Tut: how his tomb and treasures changed our world
Dr. Emily Teeter (University of Chicago)
Bowers Museum of Cultural Arts
2002 N. Main St.
Santa Ana
California
1:30-3:00 PM
sponsored by the American Research Center in Egypt/Orange County California Chapter
cost:  free and open to all

6 October 2005
lecture:
From Eternity to Here: a brief history of the Egyptian mummy in 19th century America
S. J. Wolfe
Worcester Art Museum
55 Salisbury St
Worcester MA 01609
USA
cost: free & open to all
info:  swolfe@mwa.org

18 November 2005
lecture:
Egyptomania
Richard Fazzini, Brooklyn Museum
Benjamin T. Rome Auditorium
Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
1619 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC (Dupont Circle Metro stop)
sponsored by the American Research Center in Egypt/Washington D.C. Chapter
6:30 PM
cost: free and open to all
info: Rlwils55@aol.com

2006

22 March 2006
lecture:
L’imaginaire de l’Égypte ancienne dans le Roman de la momie de Théophile Gautier
François Foley 
Bureau des Affaires Culturelles et de l'Éducation (BACE) du Consulat Général d'Égypte
1 Place Ville-Marie
19ième étage, suite 1936
Montreal, Quebec
Canada
sponsored by La Société pour l'Étude de l'Égypte Ancienne Society for the Study for Egyptian Antiquities -- SEEA Chapitre de Montréal / SSEA Montreal Chapter-- and the Bureau des Affaires Culturelles et de l'Éducation au Canada du Consulat Général d'Égypte
6:30 PM
cost:  free

25 April 2006
lecture:
The Exotic Vision of Ancient Egypt in Italy from the Renaissance to the end of the XVIII Century
by Prof Francesco Tiradritti (University of Foggia, Italy)
Egyptian  Embassy
3521 International Court NW
Washington DC 20008
USA
6:30 PM
cost: free and open to all
info:  http://www.arcedc.org/index.html

15 July 2006
lecture tour:
Egyptomania, Chicago Style
Michael Berger
Oriental Institute
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
USA
9:30 AM - 4 PM
cost:  $79 ($70 for Oriental Institute and Field Museum members)
info:  http://www.fieldmuseum.org/CalendarSystem/program_item.asp?ID=1157
(note:  begins at the Oriental Institute, then a bus tour through Chicago highlighting ancient Egyptian influences in architecture and historic sites.  Walking shoes and comfortable clothes recommended. Cost includes lunch at a Middle Eastern restaurant.)

19 July 2006
lecture
I. Augustus Stanwood Had a Papermill in Maine
S. J. Wolfe
Christ Church
Churst Street
Gardiner, Maine
USA
6:30 PM
sponsored by the Kennebec Historical Society
cost:  free and open to the public
info:  swolfe@mwa.org
(note: Gardiner, Maine [home, coincidentally, of Egyptomania.org] was the site of paper mills which, in the 19th century, used Egyptian mummy wrappings to make paper)

2007

28 September 2007
lecture:
In Search of Ancient Egypt in Canada
Mark Trumpour
University of Toronto campus
Toronto, Ontario
Canada
7 PM
info: http://www.thessea.org 

29 September 2007
lecture:
Curiosities and Commodities: Egyptian Mummies Downeast
S. J. Wolfe
Maine Old Cemetery Association
Wilson Museum
107 Perkins St.
Castine, Maine

USA
10 AM (other presesntations begin earlier)
info: www.rootsweb.com/~memoca/moca.htm
open to the public (fee)

12 October
lecture:
Egyptomania
Lyn Green
Southern Methodist University
Room 123 Fondren Hall
Dallas, Texas
USA 
7:30 PM
info: http://www.arce-nteas.org/
free and open to the public

17 October
lecture:
Our Egyptian Legacy
Lyn Green
Blue Water Association for Lifelong Learning
Owen Sound, Ontario
Canada
10 AM - Noon
info: http://www.seniorslearning.com/courses7.html
"Herodotus visited the Pyramids of Giza in 500 BC. The Khalif of Egypt broke into it around 800 AD. Napoleon ordered an 18 volume work to record Egypt's ancient culture in 1793. Nearly everyone in the westernized world would love to own a piece of Egypt's legacy! We will explore this deep-seated curiosity about ancient Egypt and how it pervades both our intellectual and spiritual culture."
(fee)

27 October 2007
lecture:
Mummy Mania in Nineteenth Century America: Putting the Middlebury Mummy into Context
S.J. Wolfe
Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History
Middlebury, Vermont
USA
7 pm
info: http://www.henrysheldonmuseum.org/events.html#mummy
info: http://media.www.middleburycampus.com/media/storage/paper446/
news/2007/10/18/LocalNews/Local.Lowdown.Your.Source.For.Upcoming.
Events.In.The.Community-3035922.shtml
fee: $7 ($5 museum members)

9 December
exhibit (house tour):
Historic Petersburg Foundation's 30th Annual Christmas Tour of Homes
Richmond, Virginia
USA
fee
info: http://www.inrich.com/cva/ric/entertainment.apx.-content-articles-RTD-
2007-12-07-0026.html 
Includes 561 High Street, an 1825 Egyptian Revival home.

2008

15 February
lecture:
Medieval Egyptian Views of the Pharaonic Past
Dr. Everett Rowson (New York University)
University of Pennyslvania Museum
Classroom 2
3260 South St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
USA
6:30 pm
Sponsored by the American Researh Center in Egypt/Pennsylvania Chapter

29 March
lecture:
Coptic Graffiti and Early Christian Impressions of the Past
Jennifer Westerfeld
Oriental Institute
1155 East 58th St
Chicago, Illinois
USA
5:00 pm
free & open to the public
Based on fieldwork at Abydos.

19 September 2008
lecture:
Days of Ra

Judith Mathes
Benjamin T. Rome Auditorium
Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC
USA
6:30 pm
fee: free & open to the public
info (e-mail): Rlwils55@aol.com
The author will discuss the research that went into her first novel set in ancient Egypt. Sponsored by the American Research Center in Egypt Washington DC chapter.

7 December 2008
tour:
Candlelight Tour of Homes
North Main Street
Canandaigua, New York
USA
noon - 5 PM
info: http://www.mpnnow.com/entertainment/x1196580467/A-holiday-stroll-through-7-venerable-dwellings
The tour includes "395 N. Main St., built circa 1848 and reflective of the Egyptian Revival movement, now owned by Renee and Michael Carbary."

2009

21 February 2009
lecture:
Egypt and the Crystal Palace
Birgit Schoer and Albert Prince
Main School Hall
Wyvern Technology College
Botley Road, Fair Oak, Eastleigh, Hants SO50 7 AN
1.30 pm (lecture begins at 2 pm)
fee
info: hotep@talk21.com