Outreach

Topics

Interested in having me speak in your museum, community space, or classroom? Here are some of the topics I can bring to you:

▧ Archaeology Basics (a.k.a. What Do Archaeologists Do?/How Does Archaeology Work?)

▧ Egyptology Basics

▧ A History of Ancient Egypt in 45 Minutes (or longer, or shorter…)

▧ How hieroglyphs work

▧ What we can learn from artifacts

▧ How to “read” a work of art (from any period, not just ancient Egypt)

▧ Archaeological materials (stone, bronze, etc.)

▧ Digital applications for archaeology

Online Resources

▧ The Interactive Dissertation digital fieldwork newsletter and outreach project

▧ Rocks, Drones, and Instagram public talk for the Research Matters! TED-style symposium at Brown University, Fall 2016; one of ten graduate students selected from 60+ nominees for the final event

Recent Public Talks

▧ “Some Things You Might Not Know about Ancient Egypt” for E.R. Martin Middle School in East Providence, Rhode Island, Spring 2018

▧ “Words in the Landscape: Exploring Egyptian Royal Living-Rock Stelae” for the New York chapter of the American Research Center in Egypt, Fall 2017

▧ “Some Things You Might Not Know about Ancient Egypt” for E.R. Martin Middle School in East Providence, Rhode Island, Spring 2017

▧ “Words in the Landscape: Exploring Egyptian Royal Living-Rock Stelae” at the Cairo offices of the American Research Center in Egypt, Spring 2017

▧ “Reflectance Transformation Imaging” for Nerd Nite Rhode Island, Spring 2016

▧ “Reflectance Transformation Imaging on an Old Kingdom Tomb Relief” at the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, Spring 2016

▧ “‘Ramesses was Here’: The Mechanics of Royal Rock Inscriptions at the Ends of the Egyptian World,” Joukowsky Brown Bag lecture series, Fall 2015

▧ Interactive Workshop on Reflectance Transformation Imaging at the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, Fall 2013