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Michael Griffin promoted to Associate Professor

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Michael Griffin will be promoted to the rank of Associate Professor, with tenure, in effect from July 1 2016. Congratulations, Michael!

Job Posting: Assistant Professor without Review in Islamic Studies

The Department of Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies (CNERS) at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for an Assistant Professor without review in Islamic Studies. The successful candidate must be able to teach Classical Arabic at all levels, and courses on topics such as Introduction to Western Religions, Classical Islam, Modern Islam, […]

Job Posting: Assistant Professor without Review in Latin Language and Literature

The Department of Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies (CNERS) at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for an Assistant Professor without review in Latin language and literature. The successful candidate must be able to teach Latin at all levels, and courses on topics such as Latin literature, myth, ancient women, classical reception, […]

Recent PhD, Andrew McClellan, accepts 2 year Post-Doctoral Fellowship.

We are pleased to announce that recent PhD student Andrew McClellan has accepted a two-year Post-Doctoral Fellowship, emphasizing Latin epic and its broader contexts, in the Department of Classics at Florida State University. Congratulations, Andrew!  

Prof. Rumee Ahmed appointed Associate Dean, Communications and Innovation

We are pleased to announce that Professor Rumee Ahmed has been appointed Associate Dean, Communications and Innovation in the Faculty of Arts from 16 April 2016 through June 2019. Congratulations, Rumee!

Prof. Susanna Braund awarded 2016 Killam Research Fellowship

We are pleased to announce that Professor Susanna Braund has been awarded a Killam Research Fellowship in the 2016 national competition for her project ‘Virgil Translated’! Killam Research Fellowships provide two years relieved from all teaching and administrative duties. Congratulations, Susanna!

Prof. Thomas Schneider awarded a 2016 Dean of Arts Faculty Research Award.

We’re happy to announce that Professor Thomas Schneider has been awarded a 2016 Dean of Arts Research Award. The award provides a teaching release for one semester, which Prof. Schneider will take in the autumn of 2016. Congratulations, Thomas!

UBC Student Richard Cameron wins CAC Sight Translation Competition

Richard Cameron from UBC has won first place in the CAC Senior Greek Sight Translation Competition and third place in the CAC Senior Latin Sight Translation Competition! Excellent work, Richard. Congratulations!

Prof. Lisa Cooper’s New Book on Gertrude Bell is Published

Prof. Lisa Cooper’s New Book on Gertrude Bell is Published

We’re happy to announce the publication of Prof. Lisa Cooper’s new book In Search of Kings and Conquerors: Gertrude Bell and the Archaeology of the Middle East (London: I.B. Tauris), which has just arrived in advance copy (with a publication date of 2016).  Congratulations Lisa!      

Jayne Knight appointed Lecturer at University of Tazmania

We are very happy to announce that our own Dr. Jayne Knight has accepted a tenure-track appointment as Lecturer in Classics as the University of Tasmania.  She starts in July. Congratulations Jayne!

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