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Teaching Assistant Positions 2021-2022 Academic Year

CNERS Teaching Assistant Positions for 2021/22                The Department of Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies is hiring teaching assistants for the following course in 2021/22. Courses and job descriptions are subject to change up until the beginning of each term. Course Code Course Title Estimated Number of Positions Term Anticipated hours of work per term […]

Sessional Lecturer Positions 2021-2022 Academic Year

Wednesday, March 31, 2021   Sessional Lecturer Positions 2021-2022 Academic Year The Department of Classical, Near Eastern, and Religious Studies is now accepting applications for Sessional positions in 2021-2022 academic year. Subject to budgetary and enrolment considerations, the successful candidates will teach the following courses: Course Title Term Days Time ARBC 101 002 Introduction to […]

Teaching Assistant Positions 2021 Summer

Teaching Assistant Positions 2021 Summer

CNERS Teaching Assistant Positions for Summer 2021                  The Department of Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies is hiring teaching assistants for the following course in Summer 2021. Courses and job descriptions are subject to change up until the beginning of each term. Interested students should email cners.grad@ubc.ca with a brief statement on their qualifications. The […]

Sessional Lecturer Positions 2021 Summer

Thursday, March 25, 2021   Sessional Lecturer Positions Summer 2021 The Department of Classical, Near Eastern, and Religious Studies is now accepting applications for Sessional positions in Summer 2021. Subject to budgetary and enrolment considerations, the successful candidates will teach the following courses: ARBC 101 – Intro to the Grammar and Vocabulary of Classic Arabic  […]

Susanna Braund’s edited volume receives award for contribution to Vergilian studies

Susanna Braund’s edited volume receives award for contribution to Vergilian studies

The Vergilian Society has awarded the 2021 McKay Prize to Susanna Braund’s co-edited volume (with Zara Martirosova Torlone), Virgil and his Translators (OUP, 2018).The McKay Prize is given in recognition of the book that, in the opinion of the prize evaluation committee, makes the greatest contribution toward our understanding and appreciation of Vergil. Book abstract from […]

Lisa Cooper recognized by ASOR for work with Damascus Committee and Syrian people

Lisa Cooper recognized by ASOR for work with Damascus Committee and Syrian people

Dr. Lisa Cooper received the W. F. Albright Award from ASOR at the November 2020 Annual Meeting. This award honors an individual who has shown special support or made outstanding service contributions to one of the overseas centers, ACOR, AIAR, CAARI, or to one of the overseas committees – the Baghdad Committee and the Damascus […]

Ancient Egypt and the environment: conference proceedings co-edited by Dr. Schneider published

Ancient Egypt and the environment: conference proceedings co-edited by Dr. Schneider published

The proceedings of a conference that Dr. Thomas Schneider organized at UBC in April 2017 on Ancient Egypt and the Environment have been published by the Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections as Gift of the Nile? Ancient Egypt and the Environment. The contributors offer studies on the cultural and environmental impact of the Nile on […]

HIGHEST HONOUR IN ARTS AND HUMANITIES

HIGHEST HONOUR IN ARTS AND HUMANITIES

The fellowship recognizes Dr. Braund’s expertise on the translation history of Virgil and her pioneering literary study of Roman satire and cultural study of the emotions in Roman literature.