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Girl participating in RAFFMA's Kids Discover Egypt Workshop.
May 26, 2021

The Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art presents the annual Kids Discover Egypt workshop July 12-15, which will allow participants to explore the rich history of ancient Egypt with kid-friendly activities. Registration is now open on the RAFFMA website.

The 2019 Wadi el-Hudi team. The project’s website can now reach people who read Arabic and Spanish, in addition to English.
May 14, 2021

The website detailing the work at the Wadi el-Hudi archaeological project in Egypt can now reach more people than ever – it is now available in English, Spanish and Arabic.

Museum Week 2021 at CSUSB is May 17-21
May 13, 2021

The Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art will be celebrating International Museum Week from May 17-21 with a virtual exhibition and an event about Scarabs, the ancient Egyptian symbol of creation.

“Redeeming Demons: Coopting Demonic Forces for Good in Ancient Egypt” will take place on Saturday, April 10, from 1:30 -3:30 p.m. (PST) on Zoom.
April 6, 2021

RAFFMA, in collaboration with the Bowers Museum and American Research Center in Egypt, Orange County (ARCE-OC), presents “Redeeming Demons: Coopting Demonic Forces for Good in Ancient Egypt” on Saturday, April 10, from 1:30 -3:30 p.m. on Zoom.

The Charles Harris Excavation Grant will help to fund a small, socially distanced, and safely executed archaeological season in January 2021.
October 27, 2020

Kate Liszka, associate professor of history and the Benson and Pamela Harer Fellow in Egyptology, was awarded a Charles Harris Excavation Grant for archaeological work at Wadi el-Hudi, Egypt.

Faculty in the News
August 10, 2020

Kate Liszka and David Yaghoubian (history), Brian Levin (criminal justice) and Anthony Silard (public administration) were included in recent news coverage.

Kate Liszka, CSUSB associate professor of history and the Benson and Pamela Harer Fellow in Egyptology, will present the talk.
July 29, 2020

In a lecture with CSUSB history associate professor Kate Liszka, learn how various tombs were broken into in antiquity, how the Egyptians designed their tombs in an attempt to ward off tomb robbers, and how the tomb robbers were tried and punished for their crimes.

Egypt and Nubia painting
October 23, 2019

The children of W. Benson Harer, longtime supporter of CSUSB, donated more than 2,200 books worth over $300,000 to the university’s library and RAFFMA.

November 15, 2017

Ancient Egypt is more than a history subject for CSUSB assistant professor Kate Liszka. It’s also a great means of learning about where the world has come from, said Liszka, who is the Pamela and Benson Harer Fellow specializing in Egyptology.