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Meredith Brand
March 14, 2022

Brand is the fourth Egyptologist to visit and teach at CSUSB since the start of the visiting scholar program in 2018. In addition to teaching in the departments of history and anthropology, she will present a keynote talk, “Making Millions of Pots: How the Cult in Ancient Egypt Met Its Demand for Pottery,” at RAFFMA on April 5.

January 19, 2022

Kate Liszka, CSUSB associate professor of history and director of the Wadi el-Hudi Expedition, will present “Operation Amethyst: How Egyptian Kings and Queens got their Bling 4,000 years ago” at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 20 online. It is the first of two talks she will share in the series.

Faculty in the News, CNS building
October 5, 2021

Kate Liszka (history) shared some of the details on the new Certificate in Egyptology program, Diane Vines (nursing) has been invited to present at virtual two conferences, and Anthony Silard (public administration) wrote on “Breaking Addiction to Heal True Connections.”

Jessica Tomkins (center) the 2019 W. Benson Harer Egyptology Scholar in Residence leads.
September 24, 2021

Students taking courses in Egyptology will not only learn about ancient Egyptian history and culture, they will also learn how to debate, interpret, research and write history from diverse and incomplete sources.

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"
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.

Kasia Szpakowska
March 24, 2021

RAFFMA presents a new monthly event called “Cocktails with the Collection,” where attendees are taken into the vault (virtually) to discuss objects that are not currently on display. The first event will explore the Egyptian collection, beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 25.

Kasia Szpakowska is the W. Benson Harer Egyptology Scholar in Residence for spring 2021.
March 2, 2021

Associate professor Kasia Szpakowska has joined CSUSB’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Department of History as the esteemed W. Benson Harer Egyptology Scholar in Residence for spring 2021.