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Youcef Soufi appointed Assistant Professor without review

Youcef Soufi will start as Assistant Professor without review this September. He is currently completing his PhD at the Centre for Religious Studies at the University of Toronto on the use of Usul al-Fiqh in disputation in classical Islamic law. He has an article on the historiography of Usul al-Fiqh in the forthcoming Oxford Handbook on […]

Cillian O’Hogan new Assistant Professor without review

Cillian O’Hogan will take up the post of Assistant Professor without review this September. Cillian completed his PhD in Classics at the University of Toronto in 2012, where he worked on Prudentius, the results from which will be appearing in a book from OUP this September, Prudentius and the Landscapes of Antiquity. He brings to […]

Sessional Instructor Positions for 2016-17

For the 2016/17 Academic Year, it is the intention of the Department of Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies to offer the following additional courses as part of their program: Term 1 (Sept.-Dec.) ARBC 101 – 002 Classical Arabic I part I (MWF 2pm – 3pm) CLST 311-001 Greek Women (MWF 9am – 10am) CLST 352-001 […]

CNERS Faculty and Emeriti in the UK

Ancient Sicily is flavour of the summer in the UK at present. The British Museum is currently showing an exhibition entitled ‘Sicily: culture and conquest’, and the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford has a quite separate one, called ‘Storms, war and shipwrecks: treasures from the Sicilian seas’. CNERS’ Centre for the Study of Ancient Sicily has […]

Dr. Arden Williams teaching LATN 100 this summer

Welcome to Dr. Arden Williams! Arden received her PhD from UBC in the early 2000s. She has held term appointments at Wilfrid Laurier, Memorial and Dalhousie. Arden has taken up a sessional position with us teaching a summer section of Latin 100. Welcome home Arden!

Dr. Franco De Angelis promoted to Full Professor

Congratulations to Dr Franco De Angelis. He has just heard from the President of UBC that he has been promoted to the rank of Full Professor, with effect from July 1 2016. Nicely done, Franco!

Dr. Gregg Gardner promoted to Associate Professor

Congratulations to Dr Gregg Gardner, who has just heard from the President of UBC that he has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure, with effect from July 1 2016. Good work, Gregg!