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Dr. Stephen Bertman

sbertman@ltu.edu

Dr. Bertman teaches a variety of humanities classes, including World Masterpieces I, Ancient Engineering, and The Golden Age of Greece.  These classes correspond with his research on Ancient Literature, Greek Mythology, Egyptology, Classical Art and Archaeology, and the impact of technology on human values and memory.

His educational background includes a B.A. in Classics from New York University in 1959.  He then went on to pursue an M.A. in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies at Brandeis University.  The final chapter of Dr. Bertman's formal education was completed at Columbia University, earning a Ph.D. in Classics.

Dr. Bertman has been an instructor since 1963.  He taught at Florida State University as an Assistant Professor of Classics and then went on to teach at the University of Windsor, where he is Professor Emeritus of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.  He was also an adult education lecturer on art and archaeology in series sponsored by Wayne State University, the Grosse Pointe War Memorial Association, and the Windsor Board of Education.

Dr. Bertman is the author of the following books:

  • Art and the Romans, (Coronado, 1975)
  • The Conflict of Generations in Ancient Greece and Rome, (Gruner, 1976)
  • Doorways Through Time:  The Romance of Archaeology, (Tarcher/St.Martin’s Press, 1986)
  • Hyperculture:  The Human Cost of Speed, (Praeger, 1998)
  • Cultural Amnesia America’s Future and the Crisis Memory, (Praeger, 2000)
  • Handbook to Life in Ancient Mesopotamia,(Facts on File, 2003)
  • Climbing Olympus:  What You can Learn from Greek Myth and Wisdom, (Sourcebooks, 2003)
  • Erotic Love Poems of Greece and Rome, (Penguin/NAL, 2005)

Along with his publications, he has given multiple presentations at professional conferences and served as organizer and moderator of symposia sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America and the American Philological Association.  Dr. Bertman has participated in over fifty interviews on radio and television in connection with the themes of his books.

Dr. Bertman is a recipient of the University of Windsor Alumni Award for Excellence in University Teaching.  He has also received a Kern Foundation Professional Development Grant to develop an innovative course in ancient engineering for LTU engineering students.

 

Dr. Stephen Bertman

sbertman@ltu.edu

Dr. Bertman teaches a variety of humanities classes, including World Masterpieces I, Ancient Engineering, and The Golden Age of Greece.  These classes correspond with his research on Ancient Literature, Greek Mythology, Egyptology, Classical Art and Archaeology, and the impact of technology on human values and memory.

His educational background includes a B.A. in Classics from New York University in 1959.  He then went on to pursue an M.A. in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies at Brandeis University.  The final chapter of Dr. Bertman's formal education was completed at Columbia University, earning a Ph.D. in Classics.

Dr. Bertman has been an instructor since 1963.  He taught at Florida State University as an Assistant Professor of Classics and then went on to teach at the University of Windsor, where he is Professor Emeritus of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.  He was also an adult education lecturer on art and archaeology in series sponsored by Wayne State University, the Grosse Pointe War Memorial Association, and the Windsor Board of Education.

Dr. Bertman is the author of the following books:

  • Art and the Romans, (Coronado, 1975)
  • The Conflict of Generations in Ancient Greece and Rome, (Gruner, 1976)
  • Doorways Through Time:  The Romance of Archaeology, (Tarcher/St.Martin’s Press, 1986)
  • Hyperculture:  The Human Cost of Speed, (Praeger, 1998)
  • Cultural Amnesia America’s Future and the Crisis Memory, (Praeger, 2000)
  • Handbook to Life in Ancient Mesopotamia,(Facts on File, 2003)
  • Climbing Olympus:  What You can Learn from Greek Myth and Wisdom, (Sourcebooks, 2003)
  • Erotic Love Poems of Greece and Rome, (Penguin/NAL, 2005)

Along with his publications, he has given multiple presentations at professional conferences and served as organizer and moderator of symposia sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America and the American Philological Association.  Dr. Bertman has participated in over fifty interviews on radio and television in connection with the themes of his books.

Dr. Bertman is a recipient of the University of Windsor Alumni Award for Excellence in University Teaching.  He has also received a Kern Foundation Professional Development Grant to develop an innovative course in ancient engineering for LTU engineering students.