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Brown Bag Lunch Presents Glimpse into Life of Ancient Egyptian Pharoah

Presentation Wednesday at 12:30 in Hubbard 202

Written By Tyler Gardinier '14, PR Intern

Details of Hapshepsut's life missing from Egyptian history


Utica, NY (10/08/2013)
- Those interested in history can get a glimpse into the hierarchy of ancient Egypt, including some interesting facts on Hatshepsut, a Middle Kingdom Pharoah.

On Wednesday, Oct. 9, the Utica College history brown bag lunch lecture features Claire Fitzgerald, with her lecture, “The Evil Stepmother on the Throne: The Reign of Hatshepsut and its Historiography.” Fitzgerald earned her doctorate in art history from Emory University.

Perhaps most surprising, Hapshepsut was a woman.

The lecture will take place from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Hubbard Hall, room 202. It is free and open to the public.

The history brown bag lunch lecture series hosts talks on the second Wednesday of each month at 12:30 p.m. during the academic year. Attendees are asked to bring their own lunch, but drinks will be provided.

For more information on the history lunch lecture, contact David Wittner, professor and chair of history, at

About Utica College – Utica College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive private institution offering bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees. The College, located in upstate central New York, approximately 90 miles west of Albany and 50 miles east of Syracuse, currently enrolls more than 4,000 students in 38 undergraduate majors, 29 minors, 20 graduate programs and a number of pre-professional and special programs.


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