AIRHART, PHYLLIS Contact Areas of Interest

Airhart, Phyllis

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Emmanuel College
75 Queen’s Park Crescent East
Toronto, ON
t: 416-585-4536
e: p.airhart@utoronto.ca
  • North American Christianity
  • Religion and Public Life
  • History of spirituality
  • United Church of Canada
BLACK, DEBORAH Contact Areas of Interest

Black, Deborah

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Department of Philosophy
170 St George Street
Toronto, ON  M5R 2M8
t: 416-946-5983
e: deborah.black@utoronto.ca
  • Classical Arabic philosophy
  • Medieval Latin philosophy, especially epistemology, metaphysics, and philosophy of mind
BENDLIN, ANDREAS Contact Areas of Interest

Bendlin, Andreas

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Department of Historical Studies, UTM
North Building, 3359 Mississauga Road North
Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6
t: 905-825-5285
f: 905-569-4412
e: andreas.bendlin@utoronto.ca
  • Religions in the Roman World
  • Ritual Studies
  • Roman Social and Cultural History
  • Greco-Roman antiquity, with a particular emphasis on the religions of Rome and the Roman Empire
BLOUIN, KATHERINE Contact Areas of Interest

Katherine Blouin

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U of T Scarborough
Department of Humanities, Room H517U of T St George
Lillian Massey Building, Room 131
125 Queen’s Parke: katherine.blouin@utoronto.ca
  • Roman History
  • Hellenistic and Roman Egypt
  • Papyrology
  • Socio-economic history
  • Environmental history
  • Multiculturalism and cultural identities
  • Social representations
BODDY, JANICE Contact Areas of Interest

Boddy, Janice

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Department of Anthroplogy
19 Russell Street, Room 268
Toronto, ON
t: 416-946-3318
e: janice.boddy@utoronto.ca
  • Women, Islam and colonialism
  • Gender
  • Ritual and religion
  • Medical and historical issues
  • Meaning
  • “The body” and selfhood
COBB, MICHAEL Contact Areas of Interest

Cobb, Michael

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Department of English
170 St George Street, Room 913
Toronto, ON  M5S 3G3
t: 416-946-0352
e: michael.cobb@utoronto.ca
  • American Literature
  • Aspects of Theory
  • Queer Theory
  • Sexual Diversity Studies
  • Critical Race Theory
COCHELIN, ISABELLE Contact Areas of Interest

Cochelin, Isabelle

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Department of History
100 St George Street, Toronto ON M5S 3G3
t: 416-978-7414
e: isabelle.cochelin@utoronto.ca
  • Medieval monasticism
  • Daily life
  • Life cycle
  • Medieval social hierarchy
  • Poverty
  • History of domestic servants
  • Monastic customaries
  • Hagiography
  • Cluny
CORBETT, JOHN Contact Areas of Interest

Corbett, John

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Division of Humanities, University of Toronto at Scarborough
1265 Military Trail, Rm H516
t: 287-7164
e: corbett@scar.utoronto.ca
  • Cultures of the ancient Mediterranean world
  • Symbolic role of water (rainfall) in ancient times
CUNNINGHAM, HILARY Contact Areas of Interest

Cunningham, Hilary

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Department of Anthropology
306 Larkin Building. Trinity College
Toronto, ON  M5S 3G3
t: 416-978-0472
e: hilary.cunningham@utoronto.ca
  • Borders, Boundaries and the Politics of Enclosures in Wilderness Areas
DASWANI, GIRISH Contact Areas of Interest

Daswani, Girish

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Department of Social Science
1265 Military Trail
Toronto, ON  M1C 1A4
t: 416-287-7312
e: daswani@utsc.utoronto.ca
  • Religion
  • Christianity
  • Ethics
  • Diaspora
  • Transnationalism
DERRY, KEN Contact Areas of Interest

Derry, Ken

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Department of Historical Studies
University of Toronto Mississauga
3359 Mississauga Road
Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6
t: 905-569-4550
e: ken.derry@utoronto.ca
  • Comparative Religion
  • Indigenous Traditions
  • Method and Theory
  • Religion and Literature/Film
  • Religion and Violence
  • Teaching Religion
DIXON, DAVID J. Contact Areas of Interest

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Department of Psychiatry
180 Bloor Street West, Suite 1103
Toronto, ON
t: 416-972-6161
  • Christian theology and antisemitism
  • Fundamentalism, religion and racism
  • Interface between religion and psychiatry
DONALDSON, TERENCE L. Contact Areas of Interest

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Wycliffe College
Toronto, ON
t: 416-946-3537
e: terry.donaldson@utoronto.ca
  • Second Temple Judaism
  • Jewish literature (200 BCE–200CE)
  • Jewish “universalism” (proselytes, “godfearers,” etc.)
  • Matthew
  • Paul
  • Narrative criticism
  • Ethnicity
  • Urban realia
  • Gentile Christianity
  • Gentilization of early Christianity
  • “Parting of the ways”
  • Anti-Judaism and the New Testament
  • Adversus Judaeos tradition
DOOLEY, ANN Contact Areas of Interest

Dooley, Ann

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Celtic Studies Program. St. Michael’s College
50 St Joseph Street
Toronto, ON
t: 416-926-7145
e: ann.dooley@utoronto.ca
  • Medieval Irish secular and religious literature in Irish and Latin
  • Popular superstitions and Christian redress in 12th Century Ireland
EISENBICHLER, KONRAD Contact Areas of Interest

Konrad Eisenbichler

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Victoria College, NF 308
Toronto, ON
t: 416-585-4486
e: konrad.eisenbichler@utoronto.ca
  • Italy from 1300 to 1700, with a special focus on lay religious confraternities
  • Religious plays
  • Poetry
  • Women, sex and gender
  • The works of Michelangelo, Lorenzo de’ Medici, Girolamo Savonarola, etc
EMON, ANVER Contact Areas of Interest

Emon, Anver

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Faculty of Law
84 Queen’s Park
Toronto, ON
t: 416-946-0832
e: anver.emon@utoronto.ca
  • Islamic legal history and theory
  • Medieval European legal history
  • Legal philosophy
  • SJD (in progress) Yale Law School
  • Treatment of non-Muslims under Islamic law and Islamic legal hermeneutic theory
EVERETT, NICHOLAS Contact Areas of Interest

Everett, Nicholas

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Department of History & Centre for Medieval Studies
Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St George Street, Room 3113
Toronto, ON  M5S 3G3
t: 416-946-0175
e: n.everett@utoronto.ca
  • History of medicine and science, with a special interest in pharmacology and toxicology
  • Early medieval Italian history
  • History of literacy and education in early medieval Europe
  • Hagiography and saints cults in Italy
  • Ancient and medieval medicine
FADEL, MOHAMMAD Contact Areas of Interest

Fadel, Mohammad

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Faculty of Law
78 Queen’s Park
Toronto, ON
t: 416-946-0589
e: mohammad.fadel@utoronto.ca
  • Islamic legal history
  • Political liberalism and Islam
FEHIGE, YIFTACH J. H. Contact Areas of Interest

Fehige, Yiftach J.H.

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Victoria College
91 Charles Street West
Toronto, ON  M5S 1K7
t: 416-926-7109
e: yiftach.fehige@utoronto.ca
  • Metaphysics of human sexuality
  • Rationality of theism
  • Christian-Jewish dialogue
  • Thought experiments.
  • The relation between science and religion, Christianity in particular
GOERING, JOSEPH Contact Areas of Interest

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Department of History
St Michael’s College, 120 Odette Hall
Toronto, ON
t: 416-926-1300 ext. 3225
e: goering@chass.utoronto.ca
  • Medieval church history and institutions
  • Intellectual history
  • History of education (especially the schools of law and theology)
  • Popular religion
GOETSCHEL, WILLI Contact Areas of Interest

Goetschel, Willi

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Department of Philosophy
St Michael’s College, 313 Odette Hall, 50 St Joseph Street
Toronto, ON
t: 416-926-2320
e: w.goetschel@utoronto.ca
w: http://german.utoronto.ca//~goetschel
  • Jewish Thought
  • German Enlightenment and Idealism
  • Critical Theory
  • Social and Political Theory
GOOCH, PAUL Contact Areas of Interest

Gooch, Paul

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Office of the President
Victoria University, Northrop Frye Hall , 73 Queen’s Park Crescent East
Toronto, ON
t: 416-585-4511
e: paul.gooch@utoronto.ca
  • Plato (Socratic irony, ethics)
  • New Testament studies (philosophical issues)
  • Philosophy of religion (immortality, theodicy).
HARRAK, AMIR Contact Areas of Interest

Harrak, Amir

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4 Bancroft Avenue
Toronto, ON
t: 416-978-3184
e: aharrak@chass.utoronto.ca
w: nmc.utoronto.ca/faculty/a-harrak
  • Aramaic and Syriac languages and literature
  • History of Syriac Christianity
  • Relations between Syriac Christianity and Islam
HEWITT, MARSHA Contact Areas of Interest

Marsha Hewitt

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Trinity College
Larkin Building, Room 326
Toronto, ON
t: 416-978-2887
e: marsha.hewitt@utoronto.ca
  • Critical Theory and Religion
  • Psychoanalysis and Religion
  • Method & Theory
  • Ethics (Habermas)
  • Liberation Theology
  • Religion and Trauma Studies
HOFF, SHANNON Contact Areas of Interest

Hoff, Shannon

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Institute for Christian Studies
229 College Street
Toronto, ON  M5T 1R4
e: shoff@icscanada.edu
  • Hegel
  • Phenomenology
  • German Idealism
  • 20th-Century French Philosophy
  • Political Philosophy
  • Plato
  • Feminist Philosophy
  • Race Theory
  • Post-Colonial Theory
JERVIS, ANN
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Ann Jervis

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Wycliffe College
5 Hoskin Avenue
Toronto, ON M5S 1H7
t: 416-946-3539
e: a.jervis@utoronto.ca
  • Paul’s ethics and understanding of time
  • Women in the Bible
  • The Gospels
  • Hermeneutical issues
KASTURI, MALAVIKA Contact Areas of Interest

Kasturi, Malavika

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St. George Campus (Mailing Address):
Sidney Smith Hall, Rm 3057
100 St George Street, Toronto, ON  M5S 3G3
t: 416-978-1963UTM Campus (Office):
Erindale Hall, Room 207A
t: 905-828-3748e: malavika.kasturi@utoronto.ca
  • Monasticism and asceticism
  • Gurus and guru movements
  • Religion and the public sphere
  • Hindu nationalism
  • Gender and households
  • Urban history, memory, community
  • Historiography
  • Historical Anthropology
KHAN, ABRAHIM H. Contact Areas of Interest

Khan, Abrahim H.

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Trinity College
Larkin Building, Room 313, 6 Hoskin Avenue
Toronto, ON  M5S 1H8
t: 416-978-3039
e: khanah@chass.utoronto.ca
w: http://homes.chass.utoronto.ca/~khanah/
  • Philosophy of religion and comparative studies in Religion
  • Kierkegaard’s thought
  • Religion, medicine and healing
  • Cross-cultural studies in religion and theolog
  • Religion and international diplomacy
  • Science and religion
  • The religion scholar and evidentiary admissible statements in the court room
  • Method and theory in religion
KINGWELL, MARK Contact Areas of Interest

Kingwell, Mark

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Larking Building, 6 Hoskin Avenue
Toronto, ON  M5S 1H8
t: 416-978-3286
e: mark.kingwell@utoronto.ca
  • Political and cultural theory
  • Ethics, philosophy of art and architecture
KIVIMÄE, JÜRI Contact Areas of Interest

Kivimäe, Jüri

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Sidney Smith Hall, Room 2056
100 St George Street
Toronto, ON  M5S 3G3
t: 416-946-0970
e: jkivimae@chass.utoronto.ca
  • Fifteenth and sixteenth-century Europe, focusing on economic, social and cultural history of the Baltic sea region and especially on medieval Livonia
LAMBEK, MICHAEL Contact Areas of Interest

Lambek, Michael

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Canada Research Chair, Social Sciences
Department of Social Sciences, UTSC
t: 416-287-7312
e: lambek@utsc.utoronto.ca 
  • Conceptualization of ‘religion,’
  • Spirit possession
  • Mythopraxis
  • Islam in the Western Indian Ocean
  • Medico-religious heterodoxy in Switzerland
  • Ordinary ethics
MAGEE, JOHN Contact Areas of Interest

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Department of Classics
125 Queen’s Park
Toronto, ON
t: 416-946-7264
e: john.magee@utoronto.ca
  • Late ancient philosophy and philosophical commentators
  • Textual criticism
MANGINA, JOSEPH L. Contact Areas of Interest

Mangina, Joseph L.

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e: joseph.mangina@utoronto.ca
  • Systematic theology
  • Theological method
  • Ecumenical theology
  • Ecclesiology
  • Sacraments
  • Theology and apocalyptic, atonement and sacrifice
  • History of exegesis
  • Theological interpretation of Scripture
  • Theology of Karl Barth
  • Postliberal theology
MCGOWAN, MARK Contact Areas of Interest

McGowan, Mark

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Department of History
Carr Hall 319, 100 St Joseph Street
Toronto, ON
t: 416-926-1300 ext. 3253
e: mark.mcgowan@utoronto.ca
  • Religious history of Canada and the United States
  • Religion and the media
  • Collective memory
  • Ehnicity
MCLEAN, BRADLEY H. Contact Areas of Interest

McLean, Bradley H.

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Knox College, 59 St George Street
Toronto, ON
t: 416-978-2788
e: bhm.mclean@utoronto.ca
  • Deleuze, Foucault, Bhabha, Lacan, Butler, Kristeva, Irigary
  • Interested in the intersection of Western and Eastern hermeneutical traditions
METSO, SARIANNA Contact Areas of Interest

Metso, Sarianna

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Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations
4 Bancroft Avenue, Room 330
Toronto, ON
t: 416-946-3243
e: s.metso@utoronto.ca
  • Hebrew Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls, esp. legal traditions of ancient Judaism
  • Community identity and development
  • Methodology of historical reconstruction
MYERSON, MARK Contact Areas of Interest

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Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St George Street
Toronto, ON  M5S 3G3
t: 416-978-8475
e: bmark.meyerson@utoronto.ca
  • Medieval and early modern Spain
  • Scial history
  • Christian-Muslim-Jewish relations
MULLIN, AMY Contact Areas of Interest

Mullin, Amy

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Dean, University of Toronto, Mississauga
e:v.amy.mullin@utoronto.ca
  • Feminist philosophy
  • Aesthetics
MOST, ANDREA Contact Areas of Interest

Most, Andrea

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Jackman Humanities Building
170 St George Street, Room 827
Toronto, ON  M5R 2M8
t: 416-646-0828
e: andrea.most@utoronto.ca
  • 20th-century literature and culture
  • American theater and drama
  • American literature
  • American Jewish literature and culture
  • Popular culture
  • Ethnic studies
  • Food writing
  • Ecocriticism and environmental literature
NAPOLITANO, VALENTINA Contact Areas of Interest

Napolitano, Valentina

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Department of Anthropology
19 Russell Street, Room 218
Toronto, ON
t: 416-978-2754
e:v.napolitano@utoronto.ca
  • Catholicism and affects
  • Psychoanalysis, histories and traces
  • Religions and borderlands
  • Sex, gender and personhood
  • Political theologies and sovereignty
NORTHRUP, LINDA Contact Areas of Interest

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Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations
4 Bancroft Avenue, Room 221
Toronto, ON
t: 416-978-0378
e: linda.northrup@utoronto.ca
  • History of the medieval Arab Islamic world
  • Mamluk history and historiography
  • Political, economic and social history and institutions, including medicine and culture
  • Landholding patterns and Muslim-Christian relations
O’TOOLE, ROGER Contact Areas of Interest

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Division of Social Sciences
University of Toronto Scarborough
125 Military Trail, Toronto, ON
t: 416-287-7352
e: otoole@utsc.utoronto.ca
  • Sociology of religion
  • Religious movements
  • Sectarianism
  • Religion and politics
  • Roman Catholicism
  • Religion in Canada
RAFFAELLI, ENRICO Contact Areas of Interest

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Department of Historical Studies
North Building, 3359 Mississauga Road North
Mississauga, ON  L5L 1C6
t: 905-569-4544
f: 905-569-4412
e: enrico.raffaelli@utoronto.ca
  • History of Zoroastrianism
  • Iranian literature
  • History of sciences
RICCO, JOHN PAUL Contact Areas of Interest
John Paul Ricco

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e: john.ricco@utoronto.ca
  • Contemporary Continental Philosophy and in particular the work of Jean-Luc Nancy
  • Aesthetics, politics and ethics
  • Late-twentieth-century and contemporary art and visual culture
  • Queer theory and sexuality studies
SHANTZ, COLLEEN Contact Areas of Interest

Shantz, Colleen

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St Michael’s College, Alumni Hall 325
121 St Joseph Street
Toronto, ON M5S 3C2
t: 416-926-7103
e: c.shantz@utoronto.ca
  • Letters of Paul
  • Christian origins
  • Cognitive science of religion
  • Religious experience
  • Emotion and religion
SCHARPER, STEPHEN Contact Areas of Interest

Scharper, Stephen

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(1) School of the Environment, 33 Willcocks Street, Toronto, ON M5S 3E8,
t: 416-978-7433, f: 416-978-3884.
(2) Dept. of Anthropology, UTM, Rm 118, 3359 Mississauga Rd. N., North Building, Mississauga ON L5L 1C8
t: 905-569-4912, f: 905-828-3837
e: stephen.scharper@utoronto.ca
  • Environmental ethics
  • Environmental worldviews
  • Liberation theology and ecology
  • Religions and environmentalism
  • Ecological worldviews
SHARMA, JAYEETA Contact Areas of Interest

Sharma, Jayeeta

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Department for the Study of Religion
170 St George Street
Toronto, ON  M5R 2M8
e: sharma@utsc.utoronto.ca
w: utoronto.academia.edu/JayeetaSharma
  • Transnational circulation of people, commodities, and ideas across the Himalayas.
  • Encounters between missionaries, print modernity, mixed-race families, and local intermediaries on such Asian borderlands
SHEN, VINCENT Contact Areas of Interest

Shen, Vincent

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(1) 130 St George Street, Room 14209, Toronto, ON
t: 416-978-7658
(2) 170 St George Street, Room 508, Toronto ON
t: 416-978-3789
e: vincent.shen@utoronto.ca
  • Chinese philosophy, specifically Daoism and Confucianism
  • Comparative philosophy
  • Phenomenology
  • Philosophical problems of technology, culture and religion
STOEBER, MICHAEL Contact Areas of Interest

Stoeber, Michael

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Regis College, 100 Wellesley Street West
Toronto, ON  M5S 2Z5
t: 416-922-5474 (#255)
e: m.stoeber@utoronto.ca
w: www.michaelstoeber.com
  • Philosophy of religion and comparative spirituality (especially Christian and Hindu forms)
  • Religious experience
  • Comparative mysticism
  • Evil and suffering
  • Theodicy
  • Afterlife beliefs
  • Theological anthropology
  • Intersections of spirituality and art
SUBTELNY, MARIA Contact Areas of Interest

Subtelny, Maria

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Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations
4 Bancroft Avenue
Toronto, ON
t: 416-978-5245
e: m.subtelny@utoronto.ca
  • History and culture of medieval Islamic Iran and Central Asia
  • Classical Persian literature, especially mystical poetry
  • Sufism and comparative mysticism
SWEETMAN, ROBERT Contact Areas of Interest

Sweetman, Robert

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t: 416-979-2331 ext. 231
e: bsweetman@icscanada.edu
  • Dominican tradition of thought in the thirteenth century
  • The “school” of Chartres in the twelfth century
  • Character and role of story in philosophical, theological and pastoral thought
  • Relationship of story to argument
TAYLOR, GLEN Contact Areas of Interest

Taylor, Glen

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Wycliffe College
5 Hoskin Avenue
Toronto, ON
t: 416-946-3541
e: glen.taylor@utoronto.ca 
  • Hebrew Scriptures/Old Testament
  • Northwest Semitic languages and literatures
  • Genesis
  • Psalms
  • History of Israelite Religion
TEN KORTENAAR, NEIL Contact Areas of Interest

ten Kortenaar, Neil

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Centre for Comparative Literature
93 Charles Street West, 3rd floor
Toronto, ON
t: 416-813-4042
e: neil.kortenaar@utoronto.ca
  • African, South Asian, and Caribbean literature
  • The immigrant experience in literature
  • Contemporary literature by Muslims
TERPSTRA, NICHOLAS Contact Areas of Interest

Terpstra, Nicholas

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Department of History
100 St George Street, Room 2074
Toronto, ON  M5S 3G3
t: 416-585-4428
e: nicholas.terpstra@utoronto.ca
  • Prostitution in sixteenth century Florence, with an emphasis on tracing legal, sensory, and geographical dimensions in the conjunction of sex and the sacred
  • Exile, expulsion, and religious refugees in the Reformation
VAAGE, LEIF Contact Areas of Interest

Vaage, Leif

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75 Queen’s Park Crescent
Toronto, ON
t: 416-585-4532
e: leif.vaage@utoronto.ca
  • The social practices of biblical interpretation, especially in Latin America
  • The social projects of earliest Christianity, especially those associated with the historical Jesus and his first followers in Galilee and with the historical Paul
  • The diverse modes of social critique and alternative social construction, especially in ancient Cynicism, Christian asceticism, and modern anarchism
  • The social significance of the human body in and for these practices and projects