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Lecture with Kara Cooney: Women and Power in Ancient Egypt

Fri, June 24th at 6:00 PM

In this lecture, Dr. Kara Cooney, author of When Women Ruled the World: Six Queens of Egypt, addresses questions of ancient social inequalities and how women negotiated their limited leadership roles. How was their power expressed when regularly cloaked by a man’s dominance? Were they able to rule “behind the throne”? How much of this ancient reality still touches us today?

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