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Egyptology Graduate School Association to host research conference

The Egyptology Graduate School Association (EGSA) will host a student-led symposium about current research on ancient Egypt from 12:30 to 3 p.m. on Friday, February 21 at the Shelby Room in the University Center. This event will feature research from Egyptology students from both the history and art programs. “Students…

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UofM Art Professor Earnestine Jenkins to deliver weekend lecture on African American sculptor Augusta Savage at Dixon Gallery & Gardens

This Sunday, UofM Art Professor Earnestine Jenkins will deliver a lecture on Harlem Renaissance sculptor Augusta Savage. “Augusta Savage was one of the first major African American sculptors,” Jenkins said. “She’s part of what used to be called ‘The New Negro Movement’, which is a term that scholars use to…

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Renowned Illustrator Brian Selznick to visit campus for Whitman lecture

The University of Memphis Department of Theatre & Dance will host a presentation by illustrator Brian Selznick and world-renowned Walt Whitman scholar Karen Karbeinar on Thursday, Nov. 21, from 1 to 2:20 p.m. at the University of Memphis Mainstage Theatre. Selznick is the creator of many beloved books, including The…

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Institute of Egyptian Art & Archaeology and the Department of History to host 14th Annual William J. Murnane Memorial Lecture

The Institute of Egyptian Art & Archaeology, in cooperation with the Department of History of the University of Memphis, will host the 14th annual William J. Murnane Memorial Lecture on the evening of Wednesday, November 13, in the University Center, Fountain View Suite (room 350). Dr. Peter J. Brand, Professor…

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