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Sessional Position 2019 Winter – RELG 209

Sessional Lecturer Position Winter 2019-2020 The Department of Classical, Near Eastern, and Religious Studies is now accepting applications for a Sessional position in Winter 2019-2020. Subject to budgetary and enrolment considerations, the successful candidate will teach the following course: RELG 209 – Eden to Exile: Introduction to the Hebrew Bible – Winter Term 2 (MWF […]

NEW COURSE FOR 2019/20

NEW COURSE FOR 2019/20

Learn about the rise of civilizations, cultural interconnections, and power dynamics in the ancient Middle East, Egypt, Greece, and Rome from 10,000 BCE – 300 CE. Learn archaeological methods and interpretation and work with real ancient artifacts in UBC collections.

WOMEN IN THE ROMAN WORLD

WOMEN IN THE ROMAN WORLD

Through a critical analysis of the material and visual culture and inscriptional, legal, and literary sources we will explore the realities and ambiguities of Roman women’s lives  and also consider the roots of conceptions and perceptions of women in the western world today.

HOW DID CHRISTIANITY BEGIN?

HOW DID CHRISTIANITY BEGIN?

Was Jesus a liberal socialist revolutionary or a conservative tax-protestor? Was Paul Jewish or anti-Jewish? Did early Christianity empower women or marginalize them? Does the Book of Revelation vilify the Roman Empire, Nazi Germany, or contemporary globalization?

Peter Wall Institute Produces Video about Dr. Sara Milstein’s Work

Peter Wall Institute Produces Video about Dr. Sara Milstein’s Work

Watch the promotional video about Dr. Sara Milstein’s work on biblical and Near Eastern law produced by the Peter Wall Institute: Dr. Milstein’s is a Wall Scholar (2018-2019) and her project is titled Making a Case: The Emergent Legal Mind in the Ancient Near East. She aims to probe the rich collection of practical legal […]

Sessional Position 2019 Winter – CLST 110

Sessional Lecturer Position Winter 2019-2020 The Department of Classical, Near Eastern, and Religious Studies is now accepting applications for a Sessional position in Winter 2019-2020. Subject to budgetary and enrolment considerations, the successful candidate will teach the following course: CLST 110 – Golden Age of Athens – Winter Term 1 (MWF 4-5 PM) Details of […]