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Jonathan Master

Office:
222F Candler Library

Phone:
404.727.9363

E-Mail:
jmaste2@emory.edu


TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

Roman Historiography; Post-Augustan Latin; Ancient Ethnography
           
EDUCATION

Princeton University, September 2001-December 2007
Dissertation: The Empire Strikes Back: Roman and Other in the Histories of Tacitus (A. Feldherr, advisor)

Columbia University, BA, magna cum laude, May 2001

PUBLICATIONS

Books:

Historiography in Seneca the Younger (in progress)

Provincial Soldiers and Imperial Instability in the Histories of Tacitus (in progress)

Articles:

The Shade of Sallust: History-writing in the Natural Questions of Seneca, forthcoming, Classical Philology, 11,000 words.

Allusive Concord: Tacitus, Histories 2.37-38 and Sallust, Bellum Catilinae 6,
Phoenix (forthcoming).

“The Histories” in A Companion To Tacitus, V. Pagan, ed. 
Oxford: Blackwell
Publishing (2011) 84-100.      

“Nobody Knows You Like Your Mother: Tacitus Histories 2.64 on Vitellius’
True Identity”, Materiali e discussioni per l’annalisi dei testi classici 63.2 (2009)
191-194.

LECTURES
           
  “The Cost of Roman Imperialism on Provincial Soldiers in the Histories of
Tacitus” Amherst College, March 2013

“Ethnic Identity and Imperial Stability in the Histories of Tacitus” Bowdoin
College, November 2012
           
“Allusive Concord: Tacitus, Histories 2.37-38 and Sallust, Bellum Catilinae 6,”            
Annual Meeting CAMWS, Baton Rouge, LA, March 2012; University of Georgia, February 2012

“The Trope of the General’s Control,” response to Steve Mason, “The Failure of Cestius Gallus : a historical inquiry,” Annual Meeting, Society for Biblical Literature, Atlanta, GA, November 2010 (invited)  

“Us and Them in the Histories of Tacitus,” Corpus Christi College, Oxford
University, February 2010 (invited) 

“Seneca’s Critique of Historiography in the Natural Questions,” Annual
Meeting APA, Orange County, CA, January 2010

“Brothers in Arms: Fraternal Harmony and Civil Discord in the Histories of Tacitus,” Southern Section meeting CAMWS, Asheville, NC, November 2008

“Mapping Imperial Chaos: A Reading of Tacitus Histories 1.4-1.11,” Emory University, February 2008     

“Roman and Other in Tacitus’ Batavian Narrative,” Emory University, February 2007

“Nobody Knows You Like Your Mother: Tacitus Historiae 2.64 on Vitellius’
True Identity,” Annual Meeting APA, San Diego, CA, January 2007; Yale University, November 2006

“Defining Difference: Tacitus Historiae 2.38 on Sallust Bellum Catilinae 10,”
Annual Meeting CAMWS, Madison, WI, March 2005

AWARDS

Emory University: University Research Community Grant,
Spring 2010

Emory University: Woodruff Travel Funds, Spring 2010

Princeton University: Graduate Fellowship, Fall 2001 – Spring 2006

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Emory University: Assistant Professor, 2007 –
           
Princeton University: Instructor, Summer 2006

Princeton University: Assistant in Instruction, 2004

UNIVERSITY SERVICE
                                                           
Classics Department liaison to PACE (Pre-Major Advising
Connections at Emory) 2009 –

Emory College Language Center, executive board 2007 –

“Introduction to the Aeneid” Emory University, Carlos Museum Summer Institute, June 2012.

Carlos Reads Book Club, “Tacitus’ Agricola,” August, 2011

Emory College Language Center, Faculty Video Roundtable, May, 2011
http://ecit.emory.edu/ECLC/faculty roundtable/eclc playlist.html

Princeton University: Assistant Master, Forbes College, September 2005 – June 2007

Princeton University: Graduate student chair of Graduate Student Recruitment
Committee, 2003 – 2005

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Educational Test Service: Advanced Placement Development Committee Member
(Latin), July 1, 2012 –

Referee, Classical Journal


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Philological Association, 2006 –

Classical Association of the Midwest and South, 2005 –

 

 


   
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