Welcome to the Department of Classical, Near Eastern, and Religious Studies at the University of British Columbia!
We offer a unique opportunity to explore the civilizations of the ancient Mediterranean and the Near East. Our remarkably diverse faculty includes world experts on the archaeology, history, languages, literatures, and religions of ancient Egypt, the Near East, Greece and Rome, including Judaism, Christianity, and early Islam.
Current Graduate Courses: listings and descriptions of graduate courses offered by the department
Graduate reading lists: the texts that are required reading for comprehensive examinations
Funding: scholarships and awards available
For further information, please contact our advisors:
Director of Graduate Studies: Lisa Cooper (email@example.com)
Classical & Near Eastern Archaeology (CNAR) Advisor: Kevin Fisher (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Religious Studies (RELG) Advisor: Richard Menkis (email@example.com)
Classics Advisor: Michael Griffin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Ancient Culture, Religion and Ethnicity (ACRE) Advisor: C.W. Marshall (email@example.com)