Haase , Mareile

Assistant Professor (Limited Term)Historical Studies

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MN 4268
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3359 Mississauga Rd
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Mississauga
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ON
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L5L 1C6
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Haase

Mareile Haase is a Classicist and Historian of Religion. She was trained in Germany and Rome, where she studied Classical Archaeology, Etruscology, Egyptology and Latin Philology. Graduate and post-doc fellowships have taken her to Oxford and again to Rome. She has taught Classics and the Religious History of the Ancient Mediterranean at the Universities of Tübingen, Giessen, Erfurt and Toronto. She held Visiting Research Fellowships at the Collège de France in Paris in 2003 and at the Käte Hamburger Kolleg ‘Dynamics in the History of Religion between Asia and Europe’ in Bochum in 2015 and again in 2019. She is the co‐editor of a survey article about recent research on religion in the Roman world, which appears in the journal Archiv für Religionsgeschichte.

Professor Haase’s research areas include Etruscan religion and the cults of the Egyptian gods in the provinces of the Roman Empire. Recent publications focus on the social status of necropolis workers in Hellenistic and Roman Egypt and the late antique philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria. Her current research explores the representation of religious ritual in Etruscan imagery and Etruscan concepts of the afterlife. Her research is driven by a particular interest in the mechanisms of knowledge transfer through the ages and across cultures.

Professor Haase offers undergraduate courses at the intersection of classical archaeology and religious history of the ancient Mediterranean. Material and visual culture are important components of her courses, which cluster around a variety of themes, including the civilizations of pre-Roman Italy, the cults of the Egyptian gods in Egypt and the wider Mediterranean, and the history and Hellenistic and Roman Egypt. Her current course offerings include CLA320, The Etruscans; CLA395, Religion in Graeco-Roman Egypt; and CLA404, The Trojan War: Archaeology and Myth.

Publications

Selected publications

·         The Shattered Icon: An Alternative Reading of Hypatia's Killing (Socrates, Hist. eccl. 7.15.57, John of Nikiu, Chron. 84.100–103, and Rufinus, Hist. eccl. 11.23)”, in: Alex Petkas, Dawn LaValle (eds), Hypatia of Alexandria: Her Context and Legacy. Papers given at the conference “Behind the Symbol: the Context and Legacy of Hypatia”, Princeton University, December 11-12, 2015. Studien zu Antike und Christentum. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2020, 87–117.

·         “Hypatia's Death According to Socrates, Hist. eccl. 7.15: A Textual Commentary”, in: Alex Petkas, Dawn LaValle (eds), Hypatia of Alexandria: Her Context and Legacy. Papers given at the conference “Behind the Symbol: the Context and Legacy of Hypatia”, Princeton University, December 11-12, 2015. Studien zu Antike und Christentum. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2020, 255–284.

·         „Zur sozialen Wahrnehmung der Bestattungsarbeiter im kaiserzeitlichen und frühchristlichen Ägypten“, in: Thomas Söding, Peter Wick (eds), Würde und Last der Arbeit: Beiträge zur neutestamentlichen Sozialethik (Beiträge zur Wissenschaft vom Alten und Neuen Testament [BWANT] 209), Stuttgart: Kohlhammer 2016, 84–104.

·         “Altar”, in: R. Bagnall & al. (eds), Encyclopedia of Ancient History 1, 2013, 341–344.

·         “Zu einem Repertoire der Isis-Heiligtümer im kaiserzeitlichen Ägypten, in: A. Hoffmann (ed.), Ägyptische Kulte und ihre Heiligtümer im Osten des römischen Reiches”, Internationales Kolloquium der Abteilung Istanbul des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts und der Pergamongrabung des DAI, Bergama/Türkei 5.–6.9.2003. Istanbul: Yayınları. BYZAS 1, 2005, 197–208.

·         „Etruskische Tieropferdarstellungen: Bild und Handlung“, in: S. Georgoudi, R. Koch-Piettre, F. Schmidt (eds), La Cuisine et l’autel: Les sacrifices en questions dans les sociétés de la Méditerranée ancienne. Table ronde Paris 2001. Turnhout: Brepols 2005, 289–305.

·         „Kulte der Isis in den germanischen Provinzen“, in: Y. Le Bohec, L. Bricault (eds), Isis en Occident: Deuxième congrès international des études isiaques, Table ronde Lyon 2002. Leiden: Brill 2004, 107–136.

·         „Votivbilder als Werbemedien? Votivterrakotten aus Gravisca als Zeichenträger in Prozessen symbolischer Interaktion“, in: U. Veit et al. (eds), Spuren und Botschaften: Interpretationen materieller Kultur. Tübinger Archäologische Taschenbücher 4. Münster: Waxmann 2003, 369–383.

·         Review of D. Frankfurter, Religion in Roman Egypt, Zeitschrift für Antikes Christentum 7, 2003, 350–353.

·         „Mumienporträt und ‚Judenbild‘ 1933 – 1943 – 1996“, in: C. Auffarth, J. Rüpke (eds), Epitome tes oikoumenes: Studien zur römischen Religion in Antike und Neuzeit für Hubert Cancik und Hildegard Cancik-Lindemaier. Potsdamer Altertumswissenschaftliche Beiträge 6. Stuttgart: Steiner 2002, 237–261.

·         Signum in modum liburnae figuratum (Tacitus, Germania 9,1): Überlegungen zum Beginn des Isis-Kults in Germanien”, in: W. Spickermann et al. (eds), Religion in den germanischen Provinzen Roms. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck 2001, 317–338.

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