MemberMichelle Christian

…2021  “Enslaved to Mammon: Enslavement and the Emotion Work of Money,” Labor in Early Christianity I, Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting

2021  Labor in Early Christianity: two panels co-organized with Tony Keddie and Sarah Rollens and co-sponsored by the Social-Scientific Criticism of the New Testament and Early Christianity and the Ancient Economy program units, Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting

Past Talks:

2019  “‘L…
…How Much Are You Worth? Money and Social Identities in Ancient Christian Literature and the Roman Mediterranean. Doctoral thesis (in preparation).

Labor and Professions in Early Christianity and the Roman Empire. Co-edited volume with Tony Keddie and Sarah Rollens (in preparation).

“Enslaved to Mammon,” in Labor and Professions in Early Christianity and the Roman Empire (in preparation).

“Poor, Poverty (New Testament)” in Encyclopedia of the B…

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Historical Studies and Department for the Study of Religion, University of Toronto. Supervisor: Andreas Bendlin Visiting Graduate Research Student, Department of Gender, Religion, and Critical Studies, University of Regina (2020-21). Supervisor: William Arnal Steering Committee Member, Early Christianity and the Ancient Economy, Society of Biblical Literature (2016-)

MemberChristiane Wagner

Christiane Wagner (Germany) has been a visiting research professor at the University of São Paulo (USP) since 2019. She has also been developing a research project at the Contemporary Art Museum of the University of São Paulo (MAC USP) since 2020. She was a visiting research professor of Aesthetics and Sciences of Communication, UNICAMP (Fellowship CAPES 2014–2018, Habilitationvenia legendi). Both universities (USP and UNICAMP) are ranked as the best universities in Latin America. She was awarded a doctoral degree in Germany in Sciences of Art and Aesthetics (Promotion, 2014), recognized by the Hessian Ministry of Science and Art (Anabin). She has a PhD in Sciences of Art and Aesthetics from Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (magna cum laude), with a thesis titled “Aesthetics: Contemporary Image. Analysis of the Concept Innovation” (published by Blick in 2013, and by Paf in 2014) and a PhD in Design and Architecture (with honors); and a master’s degree in Sciences of Communication (with honors) from the University of São Paulo, with a dissertation titled “In Art: Invention and Artifice” (published by Blücher in 2009). Her dissertations for her USP master’s degree, USP architecture and design PhD, and Sorbonne aesthetics and sciences of art PhD were each nominated for book publication by the respective examining boards. Upon her graduation, she attended the Academy of Visual Arts in Frankfurt, and later, in São Paulo, she majored in industrial design at the School of Fine Arts (Bachelor of Arts degree first-class honors, 2003). In Berlin, she was awarded the Art Campaign Award, Neumann & Müller, 2006. She gave lectures and participated in panel discussions on Aesthetics and Sciences of Communication at the Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design, Germany, and ACTE Institute, Æsthetica, Art et Philosophy, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. She is also active in the German, French, European, and International Aesthetics Associations and many international conferences. She is a scientific advisor of the Research Foundation FAPESP and a scientific committee member of the Center for Open Access in Science. Christiane Wagner is the editor-in-chief, founder, and creative director of the Art Style, Art & Culture International Magazine, and a member of the College Art Association of America in New York, NY. She often participates in scientific advisory boards for master’s degrees and doctorates and scientific committees and also as a reviewer of papers for many journals in architecture, design, arts, media studies, and aesthetics. Languages:  German, English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese.