Edward N. Surman is a scholar of Religious Studies in Vancouver, British Columbia.
EducationPh.D Department of Religion, Claremont Graduate University, 2019
M.A. Department of Religion, Claremont Graduate University, 2016
B.A. Department of Liberal Studies, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, 2011
Publications2018 Edward Surman, “Review: The Origins of Yahwism,” Reading Religion: A Publication of the American Academy of Religion, June 23, 2018, http://readingreligion.org/books/origins-yahwism.
2018 Edward Surman, “Review: Religion Explained?,” Reading Religion: A Publication of the American Academy of Religion, January 30, 2018, http://readingreligion.org/books/religion-explained.
2017 Edward Surman, “Review: The Roots of Religion,” Reading Religion: A Publication of the American Academy of Religion, October 23, 2017, http://readingreligion.org/books/roots-religion.
Conferences2019 Qualitative Digital Text Analysis and the Hebrew Bible: Verbing the Character in Atlas.ti, Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meetings, November 23- 26
2019 Qualitative Digital Text Analysis and #Right2Left Languages: A Demonstration of Atlas.ti using the Hebrew Bible, Digital Humanities Summer Institute, June 8
2019 Sympathy for a Mobile Past: On the Implications of “Tent” (אֺהֶל) and “House” (בֵּ׳ת) in Genesis 18 and 19, Society of Biblical Literature – Pacific Northwest Region, May 3-5
2019 Sophomores, Seniors, and Scalar: Integrating Accessible Web Publishing into the Undergraduate Experience, Digital Humanities and the Undergraduate Experience, April 26-27
2019 On the Ecological Roots of YHWH and Buildings Deemed Religious, Society of Biblical Literature – Pacific Coast Region, March 10
TeachingThe University of British Columbia
Scriptures of the Near East (Fall 2020)
Simon Fraser University
Introduction to Religious Studies (Spring 2020)
Literature and the Arts Across Cultures (Spring 2020)
The Claremont Colleges
Digital Humanities Summer Institute Digital Presentation and Publication (Summer 2018)
Teaching Assistant, Claremont Graduate University
Digital Shakespeare (Spring 2018)
Teaching Assistant, Claremont McKenna College
Digital Humanities Studio (Fall 2016, Fall 2017)
Research2017 – 2018 Research Studio Fellow, Digital Humanities at The Claremont Colleges
2016 Research and Teaching Assistant, Digital Humanities at The Claremont Colleges