A Few More Awards…

On Tuesday, I will be graduating (finally!) from York. This will bring to a close a chapter of my life that was an enormous amount of work but also enriched my life in so many ways. Before I leave the campus for good, I want to share with you some good news: I received a […]

More Good News! SSHRC 2015

Applying to graduate school was quite an involved process. There were transcripts, essays, letters of recommendation, and resumes that had to be prepared and sent to every department. In addition to these materials, I also applied for a government scholarship to pay for my studies. This award, the Canada Master’s Scholarship, is awarded by the […]


A few weeks ago, a letter arrived in my mailbox from the University notifying me that I had been “selected as the fall/winter 2014-2015 recipient of the York University Faculty Association Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship.” The award was very substantial. However, I wasn’t quite sure what it was for. Usually I can figure it out, but […]

Behind the Ivory Curtain: Working on the York Christian Apocrypha Symposium

Apocrypha scholars strike a pose for  the camera. UPDATE: Other participants have posted their observations on the symposium… The 2013 York Christian Apocrypha Symposium in Retrospect: Part One, Part Two, Part Three Tony Burke, Apocryphicity Reflections on the 2nd York Apocrypha Symposium Mark Bilby, Voces Anticae I’ve been blogging a bit about the York Christian […]