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Haunting The Secular: Language, Nation and Religion on Maltese Television

25 Feb 2015 - 2:48pm

Since becoming a republic in 1974 and joining the European Union 2004, the tiny nation of Malta has struggled to assert itself as a Catholic European country whose national language combines Arabic Sicilian, Italian and English. This talk will look at how a popular comedy series about haunted apartment building stages questions of history and identity.

  • Loaction: UTM, CCT Building, room 2150
  • March 24th, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Humanities & History Career Night

9 Feb 2015 - 2:14pm

Join a roundtable discussion with alumni and other professionals about career options for students graduating with a Bachelor of Arts. Speakers from history and heritage, law and social services will be here at UTM to share their experiences with UTM students!

  • Wednesday, February 11, 2015 @ 5:00 - 7:00 PM
  • Location: Faculty Club, DV 3140

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Procopius of Caesarea and the Persian Empire

21 Jan 2015 - 1:21pm

On Monday, February 2nd, at 11am -12:30PM, Dr. Henning Börm, Assistant Professor of Ancient History University of Konstanz, Germany, has been invited by the Department of Historical Studies to present a paper to its undergraduate students and to discuss the topic in a warm and student-oriented environment. He is an international widely published expert on the last great Roman historian, Procopius of Caesarea, and the relationship of the later Imperium Romanum with the Sassanid empire.

Enhancing Your Undergraduate Degree with International Learning Experiences: the Benefits and Challenges for both Students and University Administrators

21 Jan 2015 - 8:57am

Research indicates that a well-facilitated international learning experience can be a deeply transformative part of a student’s university education. With educators and students alike increasingly supporting engaged learning, intercultural sensitivity, and global awareness, one would expect more and more students to include an international learning experience as part of their undergraduate studies, with university programs reflecting that demand and in some cases driving it by promoting curriculum development that enhances local and international intercultural experiences.

Prandium Lunchtime Seminars

12 Jan 2015 - 11:10am

The 2015 Prandium Lunchtime Series will commence on January 27th, 2015 at the Erindale Residence (Rm ER200F). Noam Sienna, MA candidate in the Department of Religion, will be presenting his paper "The Cultural Skin: Henna Body Art in Judaisn and Islam". 

Please join us for his talk at noon!

 

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