Hagith S. Sivan

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - History
Primary office:
Wescoe Hall
Room 3644
University of Kansas
1445 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, KS 66045

Teaching Interests

  • Late Antiquity (Mediterranean)
  • Christianity: From Jesus to Jerome and beyond
  • Palestine from Ezra to Umar
  • Gaul from Caesar to Clovis
  • Women in Antiquity-comparative perspectives
  • Biblical Interpretation-Jewish and Christian
  • Identities and Collective Memories in antiquity
  • Late Ancient Judaism (Mishnah-Talmuds)
  • The Hebrew Bible in historical context
  • Intertestamental Judaism (esp. comparative historiography)
  • Diasporas and exile in antiquity
  • Samaritans in antiquity

Connect with Us in LinkedIn
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times