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Dr. Mario Beatty - Understanding The Mdw Ntr

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Listen to The African History Network Show, Thursday, Nov. 29th, 8pm-11pm EST. Our guests will be Dr. Mario Beatty and Ronald McCoy who will talk about this weekends Mid-Atlantic Region ASCAC (Association For The Study Of Classical African Civilizations) Conference taking place in Philadelphia.

Michael Imhotep host of the The African History Network Show will talk about his upcoming lecture in Detroit, "Slavery's Back In Effect: The Hidden Relationship Between The Prison Industrial Complex, The New Voter ID Laws & Black Population Control" & "Should African-Americans Celebrate European Holidays? The History Of Christmas". Watch a promo clip of the lecture here: http://youtu.be/_9fV7LHuRmY

Dr. Mario Beatty will discuss the Mdw Netcher (Hieroglyphics). He will do a 3 hour interactive workshop at the conference. Dr. Beatty is an Associate Professor in the Department of Afro-American Studies at Howard University. He has also served as Chairperson of the Department of African-American Studies at Chicago State University from 2007 to 2010.

His research interests include the Ancient Egyptian language, history, wisdom literature, astronomy in Ancient Egyptian religious texts, comparative analyses of African cultures, the image and use of ancient Africa in the African-American historical imagination, the theory and practice of African-American Studies, and Pan-Africanism.