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Ancient Female Rulers
February 26, 2022 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm EST
Come join us as we highlight the significance of Egypt’s Female Rulers with Dr. James Conyers.
Dr. Conyers is an Associate Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and Director of African Studies at Kean University in Union, New Jersey. He holds a B.A. in Black and Puerto Rican studies from Hunter College and an M.A. and Ph.D. in African- American studies from Temple University. His field of teaching and research includes African civilizations with special emphasis on ancient Nile Valley history, culture, and language. He is the first person of African descent to develop an accredited course in Ancient Egyptian language at a State University in New Jersey. Among his publications are “Edward Wilmot Blyden’s Pedagogy on Race and Education: A nineteenth-century African-centric polemic.” and ” Love, Sex, Sexuality, and Gender in Ancient Kemet: Paradigms for African-American Male/Female Relationships.” Dr. Conyers has traveled widely in Africa and the Caribbean and he has lectured all over the world. He currently teaches Introduction to Ancient Egyptian Language, Ancient Egyptian culture, Archaeology, Cultural Anthropology, and African- American History and Culture.