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Calendar of Events, 2001-2002


  • The Fabric of Everyday Life: Historic Textiles from Karanis, Egypt
    Friday, September 28 - Sunday, December 23
  • Cavafy’s World
  • Kelsey-Sponsored Fieldwork 1924 - 2002
    Opens Friday, June 21

Events Related to Cavafy’s World

  • Cavafy’s World: Opening Celebration
    Bilingual reading of Cavafy’s poems
    by John Chioles, New York University
    Thursday, February 21, 6:00 p.m., Pendleton Room, Michigan Union
    Reception following at Kelsey and UMMA
  • Lecture on Cavafy’s poetry
    by Alexander Nehamas, Princeton University
    Friday, March 8, 4:00 p.m., place and title TBA
  • Greek at a Slight Angle: Cavafy and Classical Poetry
    Conference organized by the Department of Classsical Studies
    Friday and Saturday, March 15­16
    Michigan Union, time TBA


  • North Atlantic Crossroads: Shipwrecks and Archaeology in Portugal’s Azores Islands
    by Kevin Crisman, Texas A & M University
    Tuesday, October 2, 5:30 p.m., 2175 Angell
    Reception following
    Cosponsored with the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA)
  • The Tale of Sinuhe: The Search for an Ancient Egyptian Voice
    by Richard Parkinson, British Museum
    Monday, October 15, 4:00 p.m., 3050 Frieze
    Reception following
    Near Eastern Studies Department Colloquium
  • The Fabric of Everyday Life: Historic Textiles from Karanis, Egypt
    by Thelma Thomas, University of Michigan
    Friday, October 19, 5:30 p.m., 180 Tappan
    Reception following at the Kelsey
  • Deciphering the Dead: Individual, Text, and Context in Ancient Egpyt
    by Janet Richards, University of Michigan
    Tuesday, November 6, noon
    Vandenberg Room, Michigan League
    Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities
  • Seven Seasons of Excavation at Akhmim, Southern Egypt
    by Yahia el-Misri, Supreme Council of Antiquities, Egypt
    Thursday, November 15, 5:30 p.m., 2175 Angell
    Cosponsored with AIA, Rackham Graduate School, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, Near Eastern Studies
    Reception following at the Kelsey
  • Archaeology in Sri Lanka: A Challenge for the New Millennium
    by Nancy C. Wilkie, Carleton College
    Tuesday, March 19, 5:30 p.m., 2175 Angell
    Reception following
    Cosponsored with AIA
  • From Mystery to History: The Garamantes of the Libyan Sahara
    by David J. Mattingly, University of Leicester
    Friday, April 5, time and place TBA
    Sponsored by Side by Side Survey Workshop

Family Days

  • The Fabric of Everyday Life Family Day
    Saturday, November 3, 10:00 a.m. - noon
  • Egyptian Family Days
    April 20 and June 8, 10:00 a.m. - noon

Other Events

  • Halloween Party with Kelsey mummy station
    Saturday, October 27, 3:00 - 5:00 & 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    Exhibit Museum of Natural History
  • Associates Holiday Party
    Thursday, December 6, time and place TBA