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


The Historical Studies Prandium Journal is now calling for Submissions

3 Feb 2014 - 5:03pm
Prandium 2014

Publishing your work in Prandium is a great way to contribute to scholarly conversations happening at this university and world-wide. A publication looks great on your CV and will make your application to graduate or professional school stand out.

Please submit you papers to with your name, email and subject line: Journal Submission. The spring submission deadline is April 25, 2014. Accepted papers will be published online in the Summer 2014 issue of Prandium.


“Emmanuel Levinas and the Politics of Non-Violence”

1 Feb 2014 - 9:00am
“Emmanuel Levinas and the Politics of Non-Violence”
Dr. Victoria Tahmasebi has recently published a book titled: “Emmanuel Levinas and the Politics of Non-Violence,” which examines the work of Emmanuel Levinas in relation to social and political movements.  
  • Publication Date: January 2014
  • Publisher: University Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
  • Series: Social, Political & Legal Philosophy

New Faculty Profile: Professor Victoria Tahmasebi-Birgani

6 Jan 2014 - 12:00pm
Victoria Tahmasebi-Birgani

Women and Gender Studies Professor Victoria Tahmasebi-Birgani from the Department of Historical Studies is currently featured on UTM's Research Office website with a informative profile feature. The profile includes details about her past as a refugee livinging in a United Nations refugee camp in Pakistan. The profile also features her new book: Emmanuel Levinas and the Political of Non-Violence (University of Toronto Press, January 2014).