Curriculum Vitae

Kelly-Anne Diamond, PhD

History Department, Villanova University

Telephone: 610-519-4660

E-mail: Kelly-anne.diamond@villanova.edu 

 

EDUCATION:

Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

Ph.D. program in Egyptology

Dissertation Title: Ancient Egyptian Funerary Ritual: The Term HAi

Awarded May 2007

University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario

M.A. in Egyptian Archaeology

Awarded October 1999

University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario

B.A. Honors in Egyptology

Awarded June 1997

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:      Adjunct Assistant Professor, Villanova University

Fall 2014: Early Civilizations (HIS 1250-001)

Women of the Ancient World (3095-001)

Summer 2014: History of the Ancient Near East (HIS 1250-001)

Spring 2014: Cleopatra-Graduate Course (LST 7100-001)

Mummies and Modern Science (HIS 3095-001)

Fall 2013: Early Civilizations (HIS 1250-001)

Women of the Ancient World (3095-001)

Supervisor for Graduate Student Internship

Summer 2013: Study Abroad (VAB 1000-RS1)

Spring 2013: Early Civilizations (HIS 3095-001)

Ancient Egypt (HIS 3095-002)

Fall 2012: Early Civilizations (HIS 3095-001)

Cleopatra Through the Ages (HIS 3095-002)

Supervisor for Graduate Student Internship

Summer 2012: Study Abroad (VAB 1000-RS1)

Spring 2012: History of the Ancient Near East (HIS 3095-002)

Foundations: Art and Architecture of Ancient Egypt (LST 7100-001) Graduate Course

Fall 2011: Cleopatra Through the Ages (HIS 4996-01) Fast Forward

History of the Ancient Near East (HIS 4095-001)

Summer 2011: Study Abroad (VAB 1000-RS1)

Spring 2011: Cleopatra Through the Ages (HIS 4996-01)

Fall 2010: History of the Ancient Near East (HIS 4095-001)

Women of the Ancient World (3095-01) Fast Forward

Summer 2010: The History of Ancient Egypt: From an Archaeological Perspective (HIS 3095-010)

Spring 2010: Women of the Ancient World (HIS 3095-001)

History of the Ancient Near East (HIS 3095-100) Fast Forward

Fall 2009: History of the Ancient Near East (HIS 3095-001)

Early Civilizations (HIS 1040-002)

Summer 2009: History of the Ancient Near East (HIS 4095-01)                             

Fall 2008: The History of Ancient Egypt: From an Archaeological Perspective (HIS 3095-01) Fast Forward

History of the Ancient Near East (HIS 3095-02)

Summer 2008: The Art and Architecture of Ancient Egypt (AAH 3020-020)

Spring 2008: The History of Ancient Egypt: From an Archaeological Perspective (HIS 3095-01)

Fall 2007: The History of Ancient Egypt: From an Archaeological Perspective (HIS 3095–100) Fast Forward

History of the Ancient Near East (HIS 3095-02)

Spring 2007: The History of Ancient Egypt: From an Archaeological Perspective (HIS 3095-1)

 

Adjunct Professor, Immaculata University

 Fall 2014: World Civilizations I (HIS 115-1)

World Civilizations II (HIS 116-32S) On-line

Summer 2014: World Civilizations I (HIS 115-32S) On-line

World Civilizations II (HIS 116-42S) On-line

Spring 2014: World Civilizations I (HIS 115-1)

World Civilizations I (HIS 115-32S) On-line

Fall 2013: World Civilizations I (HIS 115-1)

World Civilizations I (HIS 115-32S) On-line

World Civilizations I (HIS 115-42S) On-line

Fall 2012: World Civilizations I (HIS 115) On-line

Spring 2012: World Civilizations II (HIS 116)

Fall 2011: World Civilizations I (HIS 115)

Spring 2011: World Civilizations II (HIS 116)

Fall 2009: Egypt: Ancient to Modern (MES 200)

Fall 2008: Ancient Literature (MES 200)

Spring 2007: Egypt: Ancient to Modern (MES 200)

 

Instructor, Brown University, Office of Summer Studies

 Summer 2002, 2003 and 2004: An Introduction to Ancient Egypt (CL 901-3B)

Instructor, Brown University, Department of Egyptology

Fall 2002: Middle Egyptian: Introduction to the Egyptian Hieroglyphic Writing System and the Classical Stage of the Ancient Egyptian Language (EG 131)

Fall 2001: Selections from Middle Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts (EG 133)

Fall 2000 – Spring 2001: Middle Egyptian: Introduction to the Egyptian Hieroglyphic Writing

System and the Classical Stage of the Ancient Egyptian Language (EG 131, 132)

 

PUBLICATIONS:

  • “The Sacred District Scene in Rectangular Tombs at Elkab.” JARCE 48, 2012: 97-110.
  • Transporting the Deceased to Eternity: The Ancient Egyptian Term HAi. BAR International Series 2179. Oxford: Archaeopress. 2010.
  • “An Investigation into the Sacred District as Depicted in New Kingdom Private Tombs,” ARCE Bulletin 195, Summer 2009: 23-27.
  • “A Re-evaluation of the Ancient Egyptian Term HAi,” JSSEA 35, 2008: 163-180.
  • “dmD(y)t: The ‘Bone Collector,.” GM 218, 2008: 17-32.
  • Ancient Egyptian Funerary Ritual: The Term HAi. PhD diss., Brown University. 2007.
  • “Death and Burial Practices,” “Children,” “Climate and Geography,” “Family,” “Literature,” and “Religion” (Egypt) in Encyclopedia of Society and Culture in the Ancient World, 4 vols, ed. Peter Bogucki. Facts on File, 2007.
  • “A Terracotta Face Fragment from Mendes.” Proceedings of the Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations Graduate Students’ Annual Symposia 1998-2000. Toronto: Benben Publications, 2001: 31-44.

 

PRESENTATIONS:

  • American Research Center in Egypt Annual Meeting (Portland), April 2014, “dmDyt: A Prototype for Isis?”
  • American Research Center in Egypt Annual Meeting (Providence), April 2012, “The Sacred District scene in the Rectangular Tombs at Elkab”
  • American Research Center in Egypt Annual Meeting (Chicago), April 2011, “The Sacred District and the Term tA Dsr”
  • American Research Center in Egypt, Pennsylvania Chapter, January 2011, “The Sacred District: Preliminary Results from my Field Work in some 18th Dynasty Private Tombs”
  • Mummification Museum Lecture Series (Luxor Antiquities Head Office), December 2010, “Exploring the Sacred District”
  • American Research Center in Egypt Annual Meeting (Oakland), April 2010, “Depictions of the Sacred District in Private New Kingdom Tombs”
  • SSEA Annual Symposium (Royal Ontario Museum), November 2009, “An Investigation into the Sacred District as Depicted in Private New Kingdom Tombs”
  • American Research Center in Egypt, Cairo, May 2009, “An Investigation into the Sacred District”
  • SSEA Annual Symposium (Royal Ontario Museum), November 2007, “dmD(y)t: The Bone Collector”
  • SSEA Annual Symposium (Royal Ontario Museum), October 2005, “The A 28 Pose – What Does it Signify?”
  • American Research Center in Egypt Annual Meeting (University of Tucson), April 2004, “Expressions of Grief and Mourning in Ancient Egypt”
  • Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations Graduate Student’s Association Annual Symposium (University of Toronto), March 1999, “A Terracotta Face Fragment from Mendes”

 

AWARDS AND HONORS:     

ARCE Fellowship

Project Title: An Investigation into the Events of the Sacred District as Depicted in New Kingdom Funerary Scenes (January-May 2009)

Dissertation Fellowship

Awarded by the Brown University Graduate School (2003-2004, 2004-2005)

Research Fellowship

Awarded by the Brown University Graduate School and the Department of Egyptology (2000-2001, 2001-2002, 2002-2003, 2005-2006)

Travel Award

To attend the Eighth International Congress of Egyptologists, Cairo, Egypt

Awarded by the Brown University Graduate School and the Department of Egyptology (March 2000)

 Travel Award

Field work at Tell Tebilla, Egypt

Awarded by the Brown University Graduate School and the Department of Egyptology (Summer 2000)

 

ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIELD EXPERIENCE:

  • WEST BANK, LUXOR, EGYPT – Post-Doctoral Fellowship, ARCE, Field Research in Theban Tombs (Qurna, Qurnet Murai, Khokha, Dra Abu el-Naga), January-May 2009
  • TELL TEBILLA, Egypt – Director: Dr. Gregory Mumford, Summer 2000 
  • MADABA, Jordan – Director: Dr. Tim Harrison, University of Toronto, Summer 1999
  • MENDES, Egypt – Director: Dr. Donald Redford, Pennsylvania State University (previously University of Toronto), Summer 1997 
  • TELL JAWA, Jordan – Director: Dr. Michele Daviau, Wilfred Laurier University, Summer 1995

 

MEDIA WORK:

Sex in the Ancient World: Egyptian Erotica, History Channel – filmed March 2009

 

 

 

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