Department of Classics and Religious Studies

Conférence commémorative McMartin 2018 - Karen Armstrong

French

Le Département d’études anciennes et de sciences des religions est fier d’accueillir l’auteure et commentatrice religieuse de renom Karen Armstrong sur le thème : Pourquoi les humains sont religieux ? (en anglais seulement)

Penseuse critique sur le rôle de la religion dans le monde moderne, Karen Armstrong (OBE, FRSL) a écrit plus de 20 ouvrages examinant ce que l’islam, le judaïsme et le christianisme ont en commun, et expliquant comment nos traditions religieuses ont façonné l’histoire du monde et dictent les événements d’actualité.

Sub-title: 
Pourquoi les humains sont religieux?
Date: 
Thursday 8 November 2018 à 19 h 30
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The 2018 McMartin Memorial Lecture - Karen Armstrong

English

The Department of Classics and Religious Studies is delighted to welcome renowned author and commentator on religion Karen Armstrong on the topic of : Why are human beings religious?

Karen Armstrong (OBE, FRSL), a noted thinker on the role of religion in the modern world, has written over 20 books that explore what Judaism, Christianity, and Islam have in common and explain how religious traditions have shaped world history and drive current events.

Sub-title: 
Why are human beings religious?
Date: 
Thursday, 8 November 2018 - 7:30 pm
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Alexander the Great’s Ill-Fated Court Historian

English

Alexander the Great’s Ill-Fated Court Historian (Or, Will the Real Callisthenes Please Stand Up?)

Par/by Frances Pownall (University of Alberta)

Sub-title: 
Frances Pownall (University of Alberta)
Date: 
Wednesday, 3 October 2018 - 7:00 pm
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Série de conférences de la Faculté des arts

French

Le conférencier Mark Kingwell est professeur de philosophie à l’Université de Toronto. Contributeur pour le Harper’s Magasine, This Magazine et le Globe and Mail notamment, ses publications visent tout autant le milieu académique que le grand public. Il a été récompensé entre autres par le Spitz Price for Political Theory, le Drummer’s General Award et par un doctorat honorifique des beaux-arts du Nova Scotia College of Art and Design.

Sub-title: 
Enseigner à penser, penser l’enseignement
Date: 
Wednesday 11 April 2018 à 17 h 00
Event language: 

Faculty of Arts Conference Series

English

Keynote Speaker, Mark Kingwell, is a University of Toronto professor and a contributor for the Harper’s Magazine, This Magazine and the Globe and Mail notably. He not only publishes in academia but also for a general audience. He was awarded with the Spitz Price for Political Theory, the Drummer’s General Award and he received an Honorary Doctor of Fine art Degree from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design.

Sub-title: 
Teaching Thinking, Thinking Teaching
Date: 
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 - 5:00 pm
Event language: 

Evil Dreams and their Interpreters

English

(En anglais seulement)

Par/by Bronwen Neil (Macquarie University, Sydney)

Sub-title: 
in the Babylonian Talmud
Date: 
Friday, 19 January 2018 - 2:30 pm
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History, Legend, Myth

French

(En anglais seulement)

Aaltje Hidding (LMU-Munich)

History, Legend, Myth - Remembering and Forgetting the Great Persecution in Late Antique Egypt:

Sub-title: 
Remembering and Forgetting the Great Persecution in Late Antique Egypt
Date: 
Friday 17 November 2017 à 14 h 30
Event language: 

History, Legend, Myth

English

Aaltje Hidding (LMU-Munich)

History, Legend, Myth - Remembering and Forgetting the Great Persecution in Late Antique Egypt:

Sub-title: 
Remembering and Forgetting the Great Persecution in Late Antique Egypt
Date: 
Friday, 17 November 2017 - 2:30 pm
Event language: 

Of Fish and Vendors:

French

Jitse Dijkstra, PhD
Professeur des Études anciennes
Université d'Ottawa

Sub-title: 
The Khnum Temple Graffiti Project
Date: 
Sunday 19 November 2017 à 14 h 00
Event language: 

Of Fish and Vendors:

English

Guest speaker:
Dr. Jitse Dijkstra
Professor of Classics
University of Ottawa

Sub-title: 
The Khnum Temple Graffiti Project
Date: 
Sunday, 19 November 2017 - 2:00 pm
Event language: 

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