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  • Welcome Geoffrey Smith!

    Geoffrey Smith has recently joined the department as a post-doctoral associate in papyrology. He will assist in the initial phase of the NEH funded project, "Resurrecting Early Christian Lives: Digging in Papyri in a Digital Age." In consultation with Philip Sellew, Nita Krevans, and other members of the team Geoff will help procure databases of digitized Greek and Coptic manuscripts, develop a digital transcription tool for the Coptic language, and continue his research into Christian identity in Greco-Roman Egypt.He will also travel to England in July to work with members of the team at Oxford University. (Continue Reading)
  • CNES Joins Facebook!

    We are happy to announce the department of Classical & Near Eastern Studies joined Facebook today! Visit CNES on Facebook and "Like" our page.

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  • Philip Sellew Awarded NEH Grant

    National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded Associate Professor Philip Sellew (Classical & Near Eastern Studies). Sellew is the principal investigator for "Resurrecting Early Christian Lives: Digging in Papyri in a Digital Age." Read More
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