This symposium, A Futuristic Look Through Ancient Lenses, brought together the Eastern Illinois University community and residents of the area to explore the future by learning about the past. This was the first symposium in the series, followed by the study of Ancient Greece in the fall of 2012.

The symposium included a wide variety of programs including exhibits, scholarly presentations and film screenings.

Symposium organizers: Dr. Allen Lanham, Dean of Library Services, and Dr. Wafeek Wahby, Professor of Construction Technology in the School of Technology.

Browse the 2011 - Symposium: A Futuristic Look Through Ancient Lenses - Egypt Collections:

Symposium on Ancient Egypt: Photos

Symposium on Ancient Egypt: Exhibit Booklet