Prandium Journal Calling for Submissions!

2 Apr 2015 - 12:43pm

Prandium: the Journal of Historical Studies is looking for your best scholarly work in the following forms:

The Unimportance of Death

16 Mar 2015 - 8:42am

Organ transplantation has long relied upon the “dead donor rule,” which requires that the donor be dead before organs can be removed. Brain death and cardiac death are increasingly recognized as inadequate criteria for determining death, leading to proposals to allow removal of organs before death occurs. This talk will consider the ethical and policy implications of re-thinking the “dead donor rule.”

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

Click here for full event details

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

Click here to register on the Career Learning Network

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.