Category Archives: Announcements

Shifting (Some of) the Emphasis on the Blog

These last several months, starting around Fall 2016, have been a heavy spiral of thoughts, emotions, and self-reflection, which have given me a good deal of consideration into what I want to do with my career, how I want to … Continue reading

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New Patreon Page for Κέλσος and Civitas Humana

I have just created a new Patreon page for any of my readers who would like to contribute to the writing on my academic blogs, in addition to my scholarly work. Right now contributions can be made in increments of … Continue reading

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Where I’ve Come From, and Where I’m Going

As we start the new year I would like to share some of my thoughts and plans for both writing and activism in 2017, as well as some personal history that I have only briefly discussed on this blog before. As … Continue reading

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Presenting at the SBL Pacific Coast 2017 Regional Meeting

[Unfortunately, I was unable to present at this conference, due to scheduling issues arising from my sister’s memorial service; however, I hope to resubmit this abstract to a future conference at a later time.] I have a couple of announcements … Continue reading

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Plans for the Fall Quarter

I started the Fall quarter at UC Irvine this week, and I have an exciting announcement about my teaching assignment over the next couple months. I’ll be serving as a TA for a Religious Studies course on Western religion, focusing primarily on Judaism, … Continue reading

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Excellent News!

Earlier this week I passed my dissertation prospectus and advanced to Ph.D. candidacy in my graduate program! This was the final step of the qualifying portion of my graduate studies, which has brought to conclusion a large number of hurdles that I … Continue reading

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Plans for the Winter Quarter

These last couple weeks have been crazy hectic, so I want to give an update on what I have been busy with, and how it will affect my availability for the next couple months. First, I had a good time … Continue reading

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