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Summer School 2019 – Timetables

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8 – 12 July 2019

Hieroglyphs: The next step

Course Directors: Dr José R. Pérez-Accino and Dr Bill Manley

 

Monday 8 July

10:45 – 11:00
Students assemble in BSS Common Room (Dept. of History, UCL)

11:00 – 11:30
BSS Co-Director's Welcome Address

11:30 – 13:00
Welcome Back to Hieroglyphs

13:00 – 14:30
Welcome Lunch in BSS Common Room (G09/10)

14:00
Short optional tour of UCL led by Co-Director (meet in G09/10)

14:30 – 15:45
Explanation: captions and verbs

16:15 – 17:30
Private Reading and Translation

17:30
Non-BSS event: get together with fellow students for a drink in a local café/bar


Tuesday 9 July

10:00 – 11:15
Explanation: describing the past with Hieroglyphs 'he has heard'

11:45 – 13:00
Guided Reading

14:15 – 15:30
Explanation: describing the past with or without Hieroglyphs 'iw'

16:00 – 17:15
Private Reading and Translation

17:15 – 18:45
Reception in the Petrie Museum (guests welcome)

 

Wednesday 10 July

10:00 – 11:15
Explanation: Hieroglyphs ‘he has not heard’ ‘he has not heard’, and other matters

11:45 – 13:00
Guided Reading

14:15 – 15:30
Explanation: characterisation with Hieroglyphs 'I am' ‘I am’

16:00 – 17:15
Private Reading and Translation

17:30
Non-BSS event: get together with fellow students for dinner in a local restaurant

 

Thursday 11 July

10:00 – 11:15
Explanation: on pronouns and participles ending Hieroglyphs 'bird facing left' or Hieroglyph 'two feathers'

11:45 – 13:00
Guided Reading

14:15 – 15:30
Explanation: The Appeal to the Living

16:00 – 17:15
Private Reading and Translation

 

Friday 12 July

10:00 – 11:15
Explanation: anticipating the future with Hieroglyphs 'anticipating the future'

11:45 – 13:00
Guided Reading

14:15 – 15:30
Final Review: two noteworthy ladies

16:00 – 17:15
Guided Reading and Farewell

17:15 – 19:00
Farewell Drinks Party

 

 

 

This timetable is unlikely to change, but remains provisional until the first day of the course