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Kevin Fisher’s Augmented Reality App Makes the News

An augmented reality app that will help visitors and archaeologists better understand and visualize the Late Bronze Age archaeological site of Kalavasos-Ayios Dhimitrios, has been making the news at UBC and beyond.  The app is being developed by a team led by CNERS Professor Kevin Fisher and members of the UBC’s MAGIC (Media and Graphics […]

Lisa Tweten Makes Successful Pitch at I-Cubed Challenge

A team led by CNERS graduate student Lisa Tweten successfully pitched a business plan for a new app at the Sept. 26th I-Cubed Challenge, co-sponsored by GRAND and UBC’s MAGIC Lab and held at Green College.  Participating teams pitched their business ideas to a panel of judges drawn from the digital media and investment communities to […]

Susanna Braund Awarded Medal by Collège de France

Susanna Braund Awarded Medal by Collège de France

Susanna Braund was nominated by the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies to a visiting professorship at the Collège de France in Paris and she was then elected by the Assemblée des Professeurs, at the proposal of Professor John Scheid, to visit during the month of June 2014. During that month she gave a ‘cours’ […]

12-Month Lecturer in Greek and Roman History

The Department of Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies is seeking applications for a 12-Month Lecturer position in Greek and Roman History. Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in Classical Studies or a related field. The successful candidate will possess a strong commitment to teaching and be able to teach surveys of Greek and […]

CNRS410

This course provides an in-depth look at the fascinating past of the island of Cyprus: the legendary birthplace of the goddess Aphrodite. Join us and examine the development of Cypriot society from the island’s initial colonization in the 10th millennium BCE through the period of its rule as a province of the Roman Empire in […]

LATN351

The goals of this course are to introduce students to Latin poetry and metre, and through the reading of the Latin text, to help students strengthen their grasp of grammar and syntax and improve their facility in translation.

LATN350

Third-year Latin aims to enhance students’ skills in reading unadapted Latin and to introduce them to some of the great authors of classical Latin literature.

LATN202

Latin 202 completes the fundamentals of Latin grammar and syntax, which it illustrates by a series of readings slightly adapted from the major authors of classical Latin literature.  These include passages from such famous authors and works as Cicero on dreams, the historian Sallust on the decline of Rome, and the poet Ovid’s telling of […]

LATN201

Latin 201 completes most of the fundamentals of Latin grammar and syntax that were begun in Latin 101 and 102, which it illustrates by a series of readings adapted from the major authors of classical Latin literature.  We shall be reading passages from such famous authors and works as Livy’s legends of early Rome, Julius […]

LATN102

Latin 102 continues with the basics of Latin grammar that we began in Latin 101, and illustrates these by a series of readings adapted from the major authors of classical Latin literature.  Students will be reading passages from such famous authors and works as Julius Caesar’s memoir of his campaigns in Gaul, Pliny the Younger’s […]

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