News

History Graduates find Career in Game Design!

9 Jul 2014 - 9:15am

CBC News recently published a story featuring Canadian history graduates and their future job prospects in the world of video game design.

Click here to view the article.

Preventing Discrimination: Gender Identity and Gender Expression Webinar

3 Jun 2014 - 8:44am

Ontario Human Rights Commission’s webinar on ‘Preventing discrimination because of gender identity and gender expression’ features an overview of the OHRC's Policy on preventing discrimination because of gender identity and gender expression and offers an opportunity to ask related questions.

Introducing: “The Travels of the Lute: A Digital Humanities Resource for Teaching and Learning World History”

15 May 2014 - 9:51am
Travels of the Lute Website

Professor Mairi Cowan has just launched a new website that provides teaching and learning resources for the study of medieval and early modern world history at the elementary, secondary, and postsecondary levels. Hosted by the UTM Library and freely available to all, it features a series of videos in which players of the oud, lute, and sarod perform music and discuss the histories of their instruments; an interactive GIS mapping tool; teaching materials for a range of courses and levels; and links to additional resources.

New Book Publication!

10 Feb 2014 - 4:00pm
Professor Enrico Raffaelli

Professor Raffaelli has recently published a new book entitled: "The Sih-Rozag in Zoroastrianism: A Textual and Historico-Religious Analysis," which explores the spiritual and physical aspects of Zoroastrian worship of divine entities.

  • Publication Date: December 31, 2013
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Series: Iranian Studies

Click here to view more about Dr. Raffaelli's book.

 

HS student awarded a UTM Undergraduate Research Grant

10 Feb 2014 - 10:50am
Arjan Mann

Arjan Mann (Double Major in Classical Civilization and Paleontology)was recently (Fall 2013) awarded a UTM Undergraduate Research Grant for his research project with Dr. Lisa Trentin, titled “Disabled Soldiers and War Veterans in Hellenistic and Roman Antiquity”. This project aims to track and analyze the injuries and impairments sustained by soldiers that shifted service under the successor kings of Alexander the Great, focusing specifically on King Pyrrhus of Epirus and his early encounters with the Roman Republic (280-275BC).

Arjan Mann

 

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