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Fulbright Scholar to visit Flagler, speak to public on archaeology

Mar 21, 2019

On March 27 at 6 p.m. in the Crisp-Ellert Art Museum on Flagler College’s campus, Rasha Soliman, Ph.D., a Fulbright Scholar in Residence at Lewis & Clark College. She will present to the public, “Archaeological Steps into the Valley of the Kings & Queens.” The event is free.

Headshot of Dr. Rasha Soliman

Soliman is a teaching scholar for the 2018/2019 academic year at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Ore. She is an associate professor at her home institution of Misr University for Science & Technology in Cairo, Egypt, where she specializes in Ancient Egyptian Archaeology with emphasis on Theban tombs. This is her second Fulbright Scholar award. While at Lewis & Clark, she teaches in the classics department while initiating an overseas study program for students at her home institution.

The presentation will showcase powerful images of pyramids, hieroglyphs and mummies related to her research on Theban tombs, specifically in the Valley of the Kings and Queens.

This speaking engagement is free and open to the public, but seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are a person with a disability and need reasonable accommodations, please contact Phil Pownall at 904-819-6460 or email Sign Language Interpreters are available upon request with a minimum of three days’ notice.

Call (904) 826-8617 for more information.

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