Updates – Narrating Nubia: The Social Lives of Heritage

Heritage Center Renovations Update

We have restarted our renovation of “Beit Mahjoub”—the house of Mahjoub’s family—that will be the home for the Community Heritage Center in El-Kurru! One of the project’s architects, Nadejda Reshetnikova (“Nadia”), returned to El-Kurru for three weeks in January and February to restart the project. She and our second architect, José Ignacío Forcadell Utrilla (“Nacho”), …

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Reflecting on El-Kurru and Nubia Odyssey

In a Zoom meet-up in early February, Mr. Narbe Mansoruian’s sixth grade students at the Hollywood Schoolhouse in Los Angeles, California shared with us their questions and reflections on their participation in the Fall 2022 Nubia Odyssey. We (Michael Fahy and Jeff Stanzler) opened the meeting with Michael showing a handful of photos from his …

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Field Work Update

Several members of the El-Kurru team are on their way to Sudan to work with our partners on the El-Kurru community heritage center, which will open this year. We will have a chance to see our worksheets and teacher training materials in action in several Sudanese schools, and we will work more on our bilingual …

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