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William Kelly Simpson Memorial Colloquium -07/10/2017, New Haven (CT, USA)





The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations (NELC) of Yale University will host the memorial colloquium for Professor William Kelly Simpson in order to honor his work in the field of Egyptology and his enormous generosity with regard to the Egyptology program at Yale. 


FECHA/DATE/DATA: 07/10/2017


LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, (New Haven, CT, USA)




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(Mineral Hall)

1:00pm - Introduction
Tamar Gendler (Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Yale University, USA)

1:15pm - William Kelly Simpson and his contributions to the field of Egyptology
John C. Darnell (Professor of Egyptology, NELC Department, Yale University, USA)


First Session
Chair: Christina Geisen (Postdoctoral Associate in Egyptology, NELC Department, Yale University)

1:45pm - TBA
Janet Richards (University of Michigan, USA)

2:30pm - Egyptian Statues in Context
Lawrence Berman (Museum of Fine Arts Boston, USA)

3:15pm    - Coffee break


Second Session
Chair: Joseph Manning (William Kelly and Marilyn M. Simpson Professor of Classics and History, Yale University, USA)

3:45pm - Builders of a new monarchy: Middle Kingdom rulers, their challenges and their goals.
Juan Carlos Moreno Garcia (French Center for Scientific Research, Paris, France)

4:30pm - What he has begun, cannot be destroyed - A new hymn to Thoth from Dêr el-Medina
Hans-Werner Fischer-Elfert (University of Leipzig, Germany)

5:15pm - Concluding Remarks
Stephen Davis  (Director of the William K. and Marilyn M. Simpson Egyptology Endowment, Yale University, USA)

5:30-7:00 pm    - Reception (Dinosaur Hall)

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