CANES Statement Against Racial Injustice June 7, 2020

UW-Madison’s Department of Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies stands in solidarity with those protesting racism, police brutality, and systemic anti-blackness in our communities and institutions. We reaffirm the values espoused in our departmental Statement …

Chontel Syfox Publishes Dissertation Summary

Dr. Chontel Syfox joins the CANES faculty this fall. Learn more about her research interests by reading her dissertation summary just published in the online blog Ancient Jew Review. “Rewriting and (Re)negotiating Gender: A Study …

Nandini Pandey Earns Berlin Prize

Dr. Nandini Pandey is among twenty-one scholars, writers, and artists to earn a Berlin Prize, a semester-long residential fellowships awarded by the American Academy in Berlin. The Berlin Prize is awarded annually to US-based scholars …

Aylward and Brockliss Named Honored Instructors

Dr. William Aylward and Dr. William Brockliss have been named Honored Instructors by residents of University Housing. Each semester University Housing residents have the opportunity to recognize outstanding classroom instructors through the Honored Instructor program. …