Egyptology

‘Playing in the Past’ Twitch series teaches history

Posted by on April 6, 2021

Three Egyptologists created a project called “Playing in the Past” in which they play the Assassins Creed Origins game, set in Ptolemaic Egypt.

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In the news: Biogas research, consumer demand, The Great Dying, Egyptology, flooding, rural health care

Posted by on April 6, 2021

Dr. Fateme Rezaei, assistant professor of chemical and biochemical engineering, was interviewed about her biogas research by National Public Radio affiliate St. Louis Public Radio.

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Sheppard elected to ARCE chapter

Posted by on February 2, 2021

Dr. Kathleen Sheppard, associate professor of history and political science, has been elected to the board of the new Missouri chapter of the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE).

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Sheppard to present public lecture in Kansas City

Posted by on January 14, 2020

Dr. Kathleen Sheppard, associate professor of history and political science, will present a public lecture titled “Women on the Nile in the ‘Golden Age’ of Travel” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, in the Linda Hall Library at 5109 Cherry St. in Kansas City, Missouri.

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In the news: Locmelis, Obrist Famer, Sheppard, Tsatsoulis, Smith, Wernke

Posted by on December 3, 2019

Dr. Kate Sheppard discusses her book, The Life of Margaret Alice Murray: A Woman’s Work in Archaeology (Lexington Books, 2017), on a podcast on the New Books Network (NBN).

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Sheppard publishes on stumbling onto King Tut’s tomb

Posted by on November 5, 2019

On Nov. 4, 1922, British archaeologist Howard Carter’s water boy stumbled over some steps in Egypt. Those steps, it turns out, were 16 steps into the bedrock leading to King Tut’s tomb. Fast forward 97 years (and one day) to read the latest article by Egyptology scholar Dr. Kathleen Sheppard.

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In the news: Alligator gar, D-Day anniversary, graduation traditions, queer marriage in science

Posted by on July 2, 2019

  • St. Louis Public Radio’s Eli Chen interviewed Dr. Daivd Duvernell about Missouri’s efforts to raise the state’s population of alligator gar.
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    Mellon research fellowship takes Sheppard to Oklahoma

    Posted by on May 7, 2019

    Dr. Kate Sheppard, associate professor of history and political science, conducted research at the Oklahoma University Libraries last fall in support of her project “Hotels as Sites of Knowledge Creation in Egyptology.”

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    Sheppard to speak on women’s role in Egyptian archaeology

    Posted by on August 31, 2018

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    Dr. Kathleen Sheppard will present a lecture, “Breaking Ground: Women’s Roles in the History of Egyptology,” for the Egyptian Study Society on Sept. 10 at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.

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