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Peter Bing

Office:
221D Candler Library
Phone:
404.727.6432
E-Mail:
pbing@emory.edu



SPECIAL INTERESTS: 1) Greek Poetry (Archaic and Hellenistic). 2) Greek Tragedy and Comedy.  3) Greek Religion and Myth. 4) Roman Comedy.

ACADEMIC HISTORY:
Bowdoin College, 1972-1976; B.A. magna cum laude in Classics
Univ. of Tübingen, 1974-1975; 1978-1979
Univ. of Michigan, 1976-1978; M.A. April 1978; 1979-1981; Ph.D. Sept. 1981
with dissertation on Callimachus, Hymn to Delos 1-99: Introduction and
Commentary (Prof. L. Koenen, advisor) V + 197pp

EMPLOYMENT AND TEACHING:
Bowdoin College: Teaching Fellow in Religion (Biblical Prophecy), Fall 1975
Asst. to Editor, Aufstieg und Niedergang der Römischen Welt, Tübingen 1977
University of Michigan: Teaching Assistant, Great Books 191 (Homer to Vergil;english composition) Fall 1979; Great Books 201, Fall 1980
University of Pennsylvania: Assistant Professor of Classical Studies, 1981-1987; Co-Chairman of Theatre Arts Program 1982-1983
Case Western Reserve University: Assistant Professor of Classics and Modern Literature, 1987-1989
Emory University: Associate Professor of Classics 1989-2007; Professor of Classics 2007- ; Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of the Classics 2010- ; Chairman 1990-1991, 1994-1995, 1996-1999, 2009-2013                     

HONORS:   
Phi Beta Kappa, Bowdoin College 1976
DAAD Fellow, University of Tübingen, 1978-1979
Junior Fellow, The Center for Hellenic Studies, 1984-1985
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Fellow, Univ. of Tübingen, 1985, 1992-1993
Visiting Fellow, Clare Hall, Cambridge University 1999-2000; Life-Member 2000-
Emory University Research Committee (URC) Grant 1999-2000
Member, Cambridge Philological Society 2000-
Barrington Fellow of the Margo Tytus Visiting Fellowship Program,
Univ. of Cincinnati 2005-2006
Emory Williams Distinguished Teaching Award for 2005/2006

BOOKS:                                                                                            
1. Translation of W. Burkert's Homo Necans (Berkeley 1983) XXV + 334pp.
2. The Well-Read Muse. Present and Past in Callimachus and the Hellenistic Poets,
Hypomnemata
90 (Göttingen 1988) 163pp.

Reviews: R. Schmiel, Phoenix 44.3 (1990) 281-283; D. Donnet, LEC (1990) 196; C.
Dobias-Lalou, REG 104 (1991) 651-652; W.H. Mineur, Mnemosyne  (1992) 544-546; G.
Benedetto, Maia  N.S. 45.1 (1993) 82-87                             
          
3. Contributor to Musa Tragica. Die griechische Tragödie von Thespis bis Ezechiel.  
Ausgewählte Zeugnisse und Fragmente, griechisch und deutsch
(Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, Göttingen 1991)
4. Games of Venus: An Anthology of Greek and Roman Erotic Verse from Sappho to Ovid, co-authored with R. Cohen (Routledge Press 1991) 279pp.
Paperback edition 1993, Selection of the Reader's Subscription Book Club.
Reviews: A. Petrecca, “Hey, Sappho, Baby”, Libido 9 (1991) 73-74; C. Stace, “Sapphic
Delight”,The Daily Telegraph 28 March (1992) 126; S. MacEwen, Journal of the
History of Sexuality (1992/3) 320-322; J.J. Clauss, BMCR 3.2 (1992) 96-100; J. Smith,
“All Greek to Latin lovers”,The Independent on Sunday 12 Jan. (1992) 27; L. Deschamps,
REA 94 (1992) 275-276; S. Murray, Publ. of the Soc. of Lesbian and Gay Anthropologists
14.3 (1992) ; E.M. O’Connor, CW 86.6 (1993) 510

5. Translation of W. Burkert’s Savage Energies  (Chicago 2001).
6. The Brill Companion to Hellenistic Epigram, P. Bing and J. Bruss edd. (Leiden,2007)
Reviews: T. Purola, Arctos 41 (2007) 135-136; L. A. Guichard, MH 64.4 (2007) 242:
http://retro.seals.ch/digbib/view?lp=242&rid=mhl
001%3A2007%3A64%3A%3A204&Submit=ok;
D. Donnet, Ant.Cl. 77 (2008) 376-377; M. A. Tueller, BMCR (06.19.2008);
R. Höschele, CW (2008) 200-201; E. Prioux, CR 58.2 (2008) 397-400

7. The Well-Read Muse. Present and Past in Callimachus and the Hellenistic Poets.
2nd ed. with New Introduction (Michigan Classics Press, 2008)
Reviews: B. Acosta-Hughes, Aitia 1 (2010) http://aitia.revues.org/198?lang=it

8. The Scroll and The Marble: Studies in Reading and Reception in Hellenistic Poetry (Ann Arbor 2009)
Reviews: S. Halliwell, TLS 6 Aug. (2010) 13; C. Cusset, L’antiquité classique (2010)
9. The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome, Area Editor for Greek
Literature;
general editor, Michael Gagarin (Oxford 2010)
Review: C. Kelly, TLS 17 Sept. (2010) 23
10. Aristaenetus: Erotic Letters. Introduced, Translated and Annotated, with Regina
          Höschele (Society of Biblical Literature)


ARTICLES:
1."The Voice Of Those Who Live In The Sea: Empedocles and Callimachus", ZPE 41 (1981) 33-36
2. "Callimachus' Cows: A Riddling Recusatio", ZPE 54 (1984) 1-8
3. "Boves Errantes", ZPE 56 (1984) 16
4."Kastorion of Soloi's Hymn to Pan", AJPh  106.4 (1985) 502-509
5."Two Conjectures In Callimachus' Hymn To Delos", Hermes  114 (1986) 121-124
6."The Alder and the Poet. Philetas 10 (p.92 Powell)", Rh.M. 129 (1986) 222-226
7. "A Note On The New Musenanruf in Callimachus' Aetia", ZPE 74 (1988) 273-275
8. "Theocritus' Epigrams on the Statues of Ancient Poets", A & A 34 (1988) 117-123
9."A Pun on Aratus' Name in v.2 of the Phainomena?", HSCP 93 (1990) 281-285
10. "The Bios and Poets' Lives as a Theme of Hellenistic Poetry", in Nomodeiktes,       
Festschr. M. Ostwald, edd. R. Rosen & J. Farrell (Michigan 1993) 619-631
11. “Impersonation of Voice in Callimachus’ Hymn to Apollo”, TAPhA 123 (1993) 181-198
12. "Aratus and his Audiences", in A. Schiesaro, P. Mitsis, and J. Strauss Clay
(edd.),Mega nepios. Il destinatario nell'epos didascalico. The Addressee in
Didactic Epic.Mat. e disc. per l'anal. d. testi classici 31 (1994) 99-109
 Reviewed by M. Lowrie, BMCR 6.13 (1995)
13. "The Unity of Callimachus' Hymn to Artemis", co-authored with V. Uhrmeister,   
 JHS 114 (1994) 19-34
14."Callimachus and the Hymn to Demeter", Syllecta Classica 6 (1995) 29-42
  Reviewed by B. Hughes, BMCR 3.2 (1998)
15. "Ergänzungsspiel in the Epigrams of Callimachus", A & A 41 (1995) 115-131
16. "Reconstructing Berenike's Lock", in Collecting Fragments. Aporemata 1, ed.       
G.W. Most (Göttingen 1997) 78-94
Reviewed by J. Gilbert, BMCR 1.23 (1998); D. Sider, CJ 93.4 (1998) 456
17. “The Literary Culture of Early Alexandria”, catalogue essay for the exhibition, La Gloire d’Alexandrie, Musée du Petit Palais, Paris (1998) 133-135.
18.“Between Literature and the Monuments”, Genre in Hellenistic Poetry.
   Hellenistica Groningana 3 (Groningen 1998) 21-43.
19.“The Writing on the Girdle: Asclepiades 4 Gow-Page (AP 5.158)”, Festschr. M. El-Abbadi, Bull. of the Arch. Soc. of Alexandria 46 (2000) 245-248
20.“Text or Performance / Text and Performance”, in La letteratura ellenistica:
Problemi e prospettive di ricerca. Seminari Romani di Cultura Greca 1(2000) 139-148
Idem, reprinted in the critical anthology Greek Literature, Vol.7: Greek
Literature in the Hellenistic Period, G. Nagy ed. (New York 2001) 75-84
21. “Posidippus on Stones: The First Section of the New Posidippus Papyrus (P. Mil. Vogl. VIII 309, Col. I – IV 6)”,
Paper from the APA panel on the new epigrams of Posidippus (Jan.6, 2002).
http://www.apaclassics.org/Publications/Posidippus/PosidippusBing%20.pdf
22.“The Un-Read Muse? Inscribed Epigram and Its Readers in Antiquity” in Hellenistic Epigrams. Hellenistica Groningana 6 (Leuven 2002) 39-66
23.“Medeios of Olynthos, son of Lampon, and the Iamatika of Posidippus,” ZPE 140 (2002) 297-300
24.“Translations of Epigrams from the Milan Posidippus,” Classics@ 1 (Center for Hellenic Studies online journal, 2003) http://www.chs.harvard.edu/classicsat/trans.htm, cf. especially lithika, iamatika and tropoi.
25.“P. Grenfell 1. The Alexandrian Erotic Fragment: A new edition and commentary” in K. Vandorpe, The Bilingual Family Archive of Dryton, his Wife Apollonia and their Daughter Senmouthis. Collectanea Hellenistica IV (Brussels 2002) 381-390.
26.“La poésie érudite dans l’Alexandrie des Ptolémées. L’exemple de Philitas de Cos”, in Des Alexandries II: Les Metamorphoses du Lecteur, C. Jacob ed. (Bibliothèque nationale de France 2003) 263-270.
27.“Posidippus and the Admiral: Kallikrates of Samos in the Epigrams of the Milan Posidippus Papyrus,” GRBS  43 (2003) 243-266.
28.“Translations of Theognis” (##1.37-62, 1.64-69, 1.71, 1.74-76, 1.79-83) reprinted from Games of Venus in Thomas K. Hubbard ed., Homosexuality in Greece and Rome. A Sourcebook of Basic Documents (Berkeley 2003).
29.“The Unruly Tongue: Philitas of Cos as Scholar and Poet,” CP  98 (2003) 330-348
30.“Posidippus’ Iamatika”, in Labored in Papyrus Leaves. Perspectives on an Epigram Collection Attributed to Posidippus (P. Mil. Vogl. VIII 309), B. Acosta-Hughes, E. Kosmetatou, M. Baumbach edd. (Cambridge, MA 2004) 276-291.
 Reviewed by Jan Maarten Bremer, BMCR 07.47 (2004), http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/bmcr/2004/2004-07-47.html
31."What's A Few Drinks Between Friends? Exploring The Ancient Drinking Party with students," Academic Exchange 7.4 (2005) 8-9. http://www.emory.edu/ACAD_EXCHANGE/2005/febmar/bing.html
32."A Few Drinks Between Friends",  Emory Report 58.23 (2005) 2, http://www.emory.edu/EMORY_REPORT/erarchive/2005/March/March%2021/firstperson.htm
33.“The Politics and Poetics of Geography in the Milan Posidippus,” in K. Gutzwiller ed., The New Posidippus: A Hellenistic Poetry Book (Oxford 2005) 119-140.
Reviews: A. Rengakos, BMCR  11.25 (2006) http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/bmcr/2006/2006-11-25.html; A. Griffiths, “Posidippus, poet on a roll,” JHS 126 (2006) 141-144; R. Höschele, “Dipping into Posidippus,” CR 57.1 (2007) 61-62
34.“Response to M. Auslander’s Going by the Trees: Death and Regeneration in Georgia’s Haunted Landscapes,” in Electronic Antiquity 12.1 (2008)

http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/ejournals/ElAnt/V12N1/
35.“Afterlives of a Tragic Poet: Image and Hypothesis in the Hellenistic Reception of Euripides”, in F. Montanari and A. Rengakos edd., Language – Text –
Literature: Archetypes, Concepts, and Contents of Ancient
Scholarship and Grammar  (Berlin, De Gruyter, 2011)
37. “Afterlives of a Tragic Poet: Anecdote, Image and Hypothesis in the Hellenistic Reception of Euripides”, A & A 57 (2011) 1-17.
38. “A Proto-Epyllion? The Pseudo-Hesiodic Shield and The Poetics of Deferral”, in M. Baumbach, S. Bär edd., Brill’s Companion to Greek and Roman Epyllion (Leiden, 2012 )
39“Invective from the Cultural Periphery: The Case of Hermeias of Kourion,” in R.
  Faber, S. Agar edd., Belonging and Isolation in the Hellenistic World
   (Toronto 2013) 33-46
40. “Anacreontea avant la lettre: Euripides’ Cyclops 495-518”, in M. Baumbach and
N. Dümmler edd., Anacreontea (DeGruyter )
41. “Inscribed Epigrams In and Out of Sequence”, in A. Harder, R. Regtuit (edd.),
Hellenistic Poetry in Context. Hellenistica Groningana 20 (forthcoming

BOOK REVIEWS:
Review of P.A. Rosenmeyer, The Poetics of Imitation: Anacreon and the
anacreontic tradition (Cambr.1992) in BMCR 3.5 (1992) 401-407
Review of Stephen M. Wheeler, A Discourse of Wonders. Audience and Performance in Ovid’s Metamorphoses  (U. Penn 1999) in BMCR (1999)
Review of R. Merkelbach & J. Stauber, Steinepigramme aus dem Griechischen Osten, Bd.1 (Stuttgart 1998) inCW  94.1 (2000) 89-90.
Review of R. Merkelbach & J. Stauber, Steinepigramme aus dem Griechischen Osten, Bd.2 (Munich 2001) inCW  97.1 (2003) 108-109.  
                                                 
LECTURES:

1989/90
1) "The Structure and Unity of Callimachus' Hymn to Artemis," UCLA 4/90

1990/1

1) "Ancient Gift-Giving" at Emory University Museum of Art and Archaeoloy 12/7/90
2) "The Bios and Poet's Lives as a Theme of Hellenistic Poetry. "in Panel on "Genre in Hellenistic Poetry" at APA Annual Convention, San Francisco, 12/90
3) "The Bios and Poet's Lives as a Theme of Hellenisitc Poetry," at Case Western Reserve University of Classics Colloquium, 3/91
4) "Reading an Ancient Erotic Poem, " at Faculty Interest Forum, 4/12/91
5) "Politics and Poetics in Callimachus' Hymn to Artemis" at Symposium in Honor of Prof. Joy King, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, 5/2/91
6) "Impersonation of Voice in Callimachus' Hymn to Apollo," at Ohio State University, 5/16/91
7) Seminar on "Callimachus' Hymn to Artemis," at Ohio State University, 5/17/91
                    
1991/2
1) "Ancient Erotic Poetry: A Reading," part of Sexual Awareness Week, Emory
Depot, 2/8/92
2) Drinking Parties in Ancient Greece," Food for Thought series at Michael C.
Carlos Museum, 2/20/92
3) "Games of Venus: Translating Ancient Erotic Poetry," University of Pennsylvania, 2/27/92
4) "Games of Venus: Translating Ancient Erotic Poetry," Graduate Center of the
City University of New York (CUNY), 2/28/92
5) "Games of Venus: Translating Ancient Erotic Poetry," Michigan State University, 5/28/92

1992/3
1) Callimachus and the Hymn to Demeter," APA convention, New Orleans, 12/30/92
2) "Ergänzungsspiel im hellenistischen Epigramm," University of Tübingen, 2/9/93
3) "L'Hymne à Artemis de Callimaque: structure et unité," Université de Lausanne, 2/19/93
4) "L'Hymne à Artemis de Callimaque: structure et unité," Université de Genève, 2/22/93
5) "Ergänzungsspiel in the Epigrams of Callimachus," Literature Seminar of the
Classics Faculty, Cambridge University, 4/21/93
6) "Ergänzungsspiel in den Epigrammen des Kallimachos," University of Heidelberg, 4/26/93

1993/4
1) "Ergänzungsspiel in the Epigrams of Callimachus," at conference on The
Greek and Roman Book, University of Minnesota, 10/2/93
2) "Ergänzungsspiel in the Epigrams of Callimachus," Tulane University, 10/22/93
3) "Ergänzungsspiel in the Epigrams of Callimachus," at symposium on Ancient
Greek Epigram, Emory University, 11/13/93
4) "Games of Venus: An Anthology of Greek and Roman Erotic Verse," Michael C. Carlos Museum,
Emory University, 1/20/94

1994/5
1) "Ergänzungsspiel in the Epigrams of Callimachus," Princeton University,
9/27/94
2) "The New Melanippe Krater," lecture with Prof. Bonna Wescoat of Art
History, Michael C. Carlos Museum, 10/94
3) "Ancient Drama and Art," Workshop for School Teachers, Michael C. Carlos
Museum, 11/94
4)"Reconstructing Berenike's Lock," at conference on Collecting Fragments:
Theory and History,University of Heidelberg, 6/16/95

1995/6
1) "Reading Hellenistic Epigrams," Archaeological Society of Alexandria, Egypt, 2/28/96
2) "Reading Hellenistic Epigrams," University of Tel Aviv, Israel, 5/7/96
3) "Book-Culture and Poetic Inspiration," Foundation for Hellenic Culture,
Alexandria, Egypt, 3/14/96

1996/7
1) “Between Literature and the Monuments,” University of Groningen
(Netherlands), 9/5/96
2) “Reconstructing Berenike’s Lock,” University of Cincinnati, 10/15/96
3) Speaker at ceremony honoring Ludwig Koenen's  at meeting of the American
Philological Association, 12/30/96
4) “Ancient Drama”. Seminar for Grade-School Teachers at Michael C. Carlos
Museum, sponsored by AppleCorp, 2/20/97
5) “Text or Performance / Text and Performance,” part of Presidential Panel at the
annual meeting of the Classical Association of the Mid-West and South, Boulder, CO, 4/11/97
6) “Reconstructing Berenike’s Lock,” Harvard University, 4/10/97
7) “Between Literature and the Monuments,” University of Florence (Italy),
4/28/97
8) “Text or Performance / Text and Performance,” University of Rome (Italy),
4/29/97 as part of conference “Problemi e prospettive di ricerca sulla letteratura ellenistica”
9) “The Lighthouse of Alexandria, Between Literature and Monument,” University of Georgia, 5/29/97

1997/8:
1) "Between Literature and Monument", University of Texas (Austin), 3/6/98
2) Graduate Seminar on Hellenistic Poetry, University of Texas (Austin) 3/5- 3/6/98
3) "Rethinking Hercules: Disney's new adaptation of the Hercules Saga", Carlos
Museum,  Food for Thought series, 9/30/97
4) Translating the Greeks for Emory Undergraduates", Last Lecture, Emory
University, 11/10/97 (cf. article in Emory Wheel, 11/14/97, p.3)
5) "The Classical World" Transformation of the Imagination", in the series
Collaborative Discovery at the Carlos Museum, for Atlanta public school teachers,
sponsored by APPLE Corps and the Georgia Humanities Council, 2/26/98

1998/9:
1) "Mothers and Daughters in Greek Myth", annual convention of Lamaze
International (the International Society of Childbirth Educators), Denver, CO, 10/4/98
2) Ancient Drinking Customs and the New Kylix at the Carlos", Food for Thought series
at the Michael C. Carlos Museum
3) “Thorwaldsen’s Triumph of Alexander and its Ancient Sources”, Woodruff Library,
to celebrate the reinstallation of the Thorwaldsen frieze, 4/19/99.
4) Moderator and Respondent at conference on “Alexandrias: Collecting Books, Editing Texts,
Transmitting the Library” at the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris, 6/23/99.
I have received a grant from Emory’s Intl. Travel Fund to help defray expenses.

1999/'00
1) The Ivory Tower? Timon of Phlius, SH 786," International Research Seminar
on the Ancient Library of Alexandria, Conference sponsored by the CNRS at the
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt 11/27/99
2) "Erudite Poetry in Ptolemaic Alexandria: The Example of Philitas of Cos,"
International Colloquium in Alexandria, Egypt, sponsored by the Bibliothéque
nationale de France, the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, the CNRS, the Commission nationale
francaise pour l'UNESCO, 11/29/99
3) "The Unruly Tongue: Philitas of Cos as Scholar and Poet," University of
Illinois at Chicago, 1/31/00
4) "Translating the Greeks for Today's Undergraduates," University of Illinois at
Chicago, 2/1/00
5) "Philitas of Cos and the Early History of the Gloss," Cambridge Philological
Society, 2/16/00
6) "The Unruly Tongue: Philitas of Cos and the Early History of the Gloss,"
Oxford University, 5/3/00
7) "Readers of Inscribed Epigram in Antiquity," Literature Seminar, Cambridge
University Faculty of Classics, 5/00
8) Chair of session of the International Colloquium "Des Alexandries: Du livre au
texte,' at the Bibliothéque nationale de France, Paris, 6/6/99

2000/01
1) “The Pleasure of Reading? Readers of Inscribed Epigram in Antiquity”, at the
Groningen Workshop on Hellenistic Poetry, 5: Epigram. 9/1/00
2) “The Un-Read Muse? Inscribed Epigram and Its Readers in Antiquity”,
Stoltenberg Endowed Lecture, University of Iowa, 2/15/01
3) “The Unruly Tongue: Philitas of Cos as Scholar and Poet”,  graduate seminar
on Hellenistic Poetry, University of Iowa 2/16/01
4) “Reconstructing The Hymns of Isidorus at the Graeco-Roman Museum of
Alexandria”, luncheon talk, University of Iowa 2/16/01
5) “The Un-Read Muse? Inscribed Epigram and Its Readers in Antiquity”,
Corpus Christi College, Oxford, as part of Emory/Corpus Faculty
Exchange 6/16/01

2001/02
1) "The Unruly Tongue:  Philitas of Cos as Scholar and Poet," Harvard University,
Loeb Lecture, 11/8/01 
2) "Posidippus on Stones," delivered as part of special APA panel on the New
Epigrams of Posidippus, Philadelphia, 1/4/02
3) Response to Mark Auslander, "Going by the Trees: Secrecy, Ritual and
Violence in Afro-Atlantic Landscapes," in Emory Conference On the Mysteries, 4/14/02
4) "Iamatika: Poetry and Medicine in the New Milan Posidippus," Center for
Hellenic Studies, Washington D.C., 4/22/02

2002/3
1) “Kallikrates of Samos between Egypt and Greece: The evidence of the
 New Posidippus Papyrus”, Invited lecture, Columbia University,
 conference on Alexandria Between Egypt and Greece, 10/11/02
2) “The Politics and Poetics of Geography in the Milan Posidippus”, Invited
 lecture, University of Cincinnati, conference on The New Posidippus: A
Hellenistic Poetry Book, 11/8/02
3) “From the Jewel Box of Royalty: A Garnet of Berenike II and Posidippus’
Epigrams on Stones”, Invited lecture, Michael C. Carlos Museum of
Emory University, 12/3/02
4) “Posidippus’ Miraculous Cures”, Invited lecture, Baylor University, 4/8/03
5) “Kallikrates of Samos in the Epigrams of Posidippus (P. Mil. Vogl. VIII 309)”,
Contributed lecture, ARCE conference, Emory University, 4/26/03.

2003/4
1) “The Odyssey in Hellenistic Epigram,” Langford Seminar of the Dept. of
Classics, The Florida State University, Tallahassee, 11/8/03
2) “The Politics and Poetics of Geography in the Milan Posidippus Section One:
On Stones”, delivered as part of a colloquium on Ptolemaic Gems, Glass,
and Faience, sponsored by the Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation, with Dr. Jean-Yves Empereur,
Dr. Marie-Dominique Nenna, and Dr. Jasper Gaunt, Carlos Museum of Emory University, 11/10/03
3) “Allusion from the Broad, Well-Trodden Street: The Odyssey in Inscribed and
Literary Epigram”, University of California at Irvine, 2/27/04
4) “Ovid’s Amores” in Love, Sex, and Transformation: An Evening of Ovid in
Music, Verse, and Art,” Carlos Museum of Emory University, Part of Arts
Festival honoring inauguration of Emory’s new President, 4/1/04
5) “The New Poseidippos”, delivered as part of a “Presidential Panel: The
Disruption of Discovery” at the annual meeting of CAMWS, St. Louis, 4/16/04
6) “Allusion from the Broad, Well-Trodden Street: The Odyssey in Inscribed and
Literary Epigram”, University of Pennsylvania, 4/22/04
7) “Allusion from the Broad, Well-Trodden Street: The Odyssey in Inscribed a
Literary Epigram”, City University of New York Graduate Center, 4/23/04

2004/5
1) "The Greek Symposium as Sea-Voyage," Food For Thought Lecture, Michael
C. Carlos Museum, Emory University, 9/21/04.
2) "The Pictorial Tradition of the Greek Komos," Symposium on the Symposium:
An Interdisciplinary Panel-Discussion of the Greek Symposium as Text and Social Institution,
Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University, 10/28/04.
3) “The Odyssey in Hellenistic Epigram,” Centre for the Study of Greek and
Roman Antiquity, 12/16/04, Corpus Christi College, Oxford, England.
4) “Allusion from the Broad, Well-Trodden Street: The Odyssey in Inscribed and
Literary Epigram”, University of the South, 2/4/05.
5) "Hellenistic Courage". Response to Paper on Philo of Alexandria's dfortitudine at Graduate
Dept. of Religion – New Testament Colloquy, 2/7/05.
6) “Allusion from the Broad, Well-Trodden Street: The Odyssey in Inscribe
Literary Epigram”, Conference on Archaic and Classical Greek Epigram,
University of Giessen, Germany, 4/8/05.

2005/6
1)"Hermeias of Kourion and the Culture of His Time (Athenaeus 13.563d-e =
Powell, Coll. Alex. p.237)," at the conference "Hellenism in Cyprus from
Stasinos to Demonax", University of Cyprus, Nikosia, Cyprus, 9/23/05
2) "Siren Songs and a Drinking Cup from the Carlos Museum," Michael C. Carlos Museum, 1/31/06
3) "Odyssean Allusion in Inscribed and Literary Epigram," University of
Cincinnati, 2/3/06
4) Graduate Seminar on Hellenistic Poetry, University of Texas (Austin), 2/6-
16/06
5) "Odyssean Allusion in Inscribed and Literary Epigram," University of Texas (Austin), 2/10/06
        
2006/7

1)"Readings from Statius' Silvae 2.2 and Epigrams on Timomachus of Byzantium's Medea," part of In the Shadow of Vesuvius, program at Michael C. Carlos Museum, 9/21/06
2)"Image and Hypothesis in the Hellenistic Reception of Euripides," at a conference on Euripides: The First Hellenistic Poet?, University of Chicago, 11/12/06
 
2007/8

1)“Allusion from the Broad, Well-Trodden Street: The Odyssey in Inscribed and Literary Epigram”, Brown University, 10/17/07
2) "Afterlives of a Tragic Poet: Image and Hypothesis in the Hellenistic Reception of Euripides",
Keynote lecture, Athenaze: UGA, 3/29/2008

2008/9
1)“Inscribed Epigrams In And Out Of Sequence”, University of Washington, McDiarmid Lecture 10/23/08
2)“Inscribed Epigrams In And Out Of Sequence”, NYU, 11/10/08
3)“Allusion from the Broad, Well-Trodden Street: The Odyssey in Inscribed and Literary Epigram”,
Agnes Scott College, 11/12/08
4) “Inscribed Epigrams In And Out Of Sequence”, Emory Univ., 11/20/08
5) “Afterlives of a Tragic Poet: Image and Hypothesis in the Hellenistic
Reception of Euripides", at conference on Language – Text – Literature,
University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 12/6/08

2009/10
1)“Inscribed Epigrams In And Out Of Sequence”, Brown Univ. 2/4/10
2)“Inscribed Epigrams In And Out Of Sequence”, University of Illinois, Urbana 4/9/10
3)“The Power of Song: Orpheus in Literature and Art”, Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University 11/11/09

2009/10
1)  “The Marathon Epigrams: A Tale of Two Monuments”, part of the Symposium Immortal Light: The Battle of Marathon and Its Athenian
Legend, Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University 9/25/10
2) “Short Epic in the Rhapsodic Tradition and in the Ivory Tower”, University of Waterloo, Ontario 12/10/10

2010/11

1) “Inscribed Epigrams In and Out of Sequence”, The Groningen Hellenistic Poetry Workshop: University of Groningen, The Netherlands 8/27/10
2)“The Pseudo-Hesiodic Shield and Small-Scale Epic in the Hellenistic Age: Textual and Performative Traditions”, 'Opportunities for Interdisciplinarity in Hellenistic Scholarship': University of Waterloo, Ontario 12/9-11/2010
3)“Afterlives of a Tragic Poet: Image and Hypothesis in the Hellenistic Reception of Euripides”, Peter Bing's Inaugural Lecture as Samuel
Candler Dobbs Professor of the Classics: Michael C. Carlos Museum
2/15/2011
4) “Marathon in Epigrams: A Tale of Two Monuments”, in ΦΑΟΣ
ΑΦΘΙΤΟΝ ΑΙΕΙ (Immortal Light): The Battle of Marathon and its Athenian Legend. Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University, 9/24-25/2010

2011/12

1)“Ancient Greek Drinking Parties”, TEJ Talk, Emory University 10/26/11
2).“A Proto-Epyllion? The Pseudo-Hesiodic Shield and The Poetics of Deferral”, Petronian Society, Munich, Germany 6/29/11
3)“Anacreontea avant la lettre: Euripides’ Cyclops 495-518”, International Conference on the Carmina Anacreontea, University of Zürich, 6/30-7/2/11
4) “Inscribed Epigrams In and Out of Sequence”, Feierstunde zum 80 Geburtstag von Prof. Dr. Richard Kannicht, University of Tübingen, Germany 11/9/11
5) “Inscribed Epigrams In and Out of Sequence”, University of Freiburg, Germany 11/10/11

2012/13

1)“Inscribed Epigrams In and Out of Sequence”, Gerald F. Else Memorial Lecture in the Humanities, University of Michigan 10/31/12
2)“Madness and Delusion in the Plays of Euripides I: Heracles”, Carlos Reads series, 10/22
3) “Madness and Delusion in the Plays of Euripides I: Helen”, Carlos Reads series, 10/29
4)“Madness and Delusion in the Plays of Euripides I: Bacchae”, Carlos Reads series,  11/12
5)“Madness and Delusion in the Plays of Euripides I: Cyclops”, Carlos Reads series,  11/19
6)“Homer in the Soros: An Epigrammatic Collection and Its Sources”, Traditions épiques et poésie épigrammatique. Présence des épopées archaïques dans les épigrammes grecques et latines. Colloque international. Université d’Aix en Provence 11/7-9/12
7)“Anacreon: The Destiny of An Ancient Rock-Star in the 5th cent. B.C.”, Oxford College of Emory University, 2/21/13
8)“Inscribed Epigrams In and Out of Sequence”, University of N. Carolina, Chapel Hill 3/25/13

2013/14

1) “Grand Larcenies: The Poetics of Allusion in the Late Antique Epistolographer Aristainetos”, University of St. Andrews, 9/6/13
2)“Ecphrasis and Iconoclasm: Epigrams on Statues, Between Christianity and Paganism”, University College London, 9/13/13
3)“Anacreon: The Destiny of An Ancient Rock-Star in the 5th cent. B.C.”, University of Toronto, 11/14/13


COURSES TAUGHT     1989-2009:

                  Undergraduate Courses                   Enrollment

1989/90          
Fall                  GRK 101                                           7
                       CL 101: Intro. to Anc. Lit.                 50
                   Theater 210 (1st 5 weeks)                   80
Spring              GRK 102                                          7
                       CL 202: Mythology                           138
                       Senior Honors                                  1

1990/1(Chair)

Fall                 GRK 487G: Symposium                    4
Spring            CL 202: Mythology                          118
                      Engl.710R: Erotic Renaissance        8
                      (with Prof. G. Christopher)
                      Senior Honors                                 1

1991/2            
Fall                 GRK 101                                        10
                      CL 329:Anc. Drinking Party            10
Spring            CL 102: Mythology                         89
                      GRK 102                                         7

1992/3                  ON LEAVE

1993/4            
Spring             CL 101: Intro. to Anc. Lit.            87
                       LAT 317: Propertius                     5
                       LAT 498: Martial                           1
Fall                 CL 102: Mythology                       94
                      GRK 202: Homer                           2
                      GRK 498:                                      1

1994/5 (Chair)

Fall                 CL 101: Intro. to Anc. Lit.            42
Spring            CL 102: Mythology                       115

1995/6                  ON LEAVE

1996/7 (Chair)
Fall                  CL 102: Mythology                      113
Spring             GRK 202: Homer                          7
                       GRK 498                                      1

1997/8 (Chair)

Fall                  CL 102: Mythology                      98
Spring             CL 306: Anc. Drinking Party        17

1998/9 (Chair)
Fall                  CL 102: Mythology                     82
                       GRK 495 R                                   1
Spring             GRK 487 I                                    3
                       GRK 495 R                                   1

1999/00                 SABBATICAL LEAVE

2000/01          
Fall                  GRK 101                                     7
                       LAT  201: Apuleius                     6
Spring             GRK 102                                     5
                       CL 190: Alexandria                    13

2001/2            
Fall                  CL 102: Mythology                     107
                       GRK 317: Lyric Poets                  4
                       GRK 495 R                                   1
                       CPLT (supervised reading)          1
Spring             CL 190: Poetics of Eros               13
                       CL 306S: Anc. Drinking Party       10
           
2002/3            
Fall                 CL 102: Mythology                          113
                      GRK 201: Theophrast. & Menander   7
Spring            GRK 487: Herodotus                         5
                      LAT 202: Catullus and Ovid               5

2003/4            
Fall                  GRK 201: Herodotus                         7
                       CL 190: Poetics of Eros                    12
Spring             CL214: Ancient Drama                      31
                       LAT 202: Catullus and Ovid              13

2004/5            
Fall                  GRK 101                                            13
                       CL 306: Poetics of Eros                      9
Spring             GRK 102                                             9
                       CL190: Poetics of Eros                       5

2005/6             SABBATICAL LEAVE

2006/7            
Fall                  GRK 201: Herodotus                         8
                       CL 102: Mythology                           120
Spring             GRK 317S: Lyric Poetry                     2
                       CL 214: Ancient Drama                    30

2007/8            
Fall                  LAT 312S: Catullus                           5
                       LAT 597R                                          1
                       CL 224: Early Greece                       16
Spring             GRK 202: Homer                               4
                       CL 102: Mythology                           116

2008/9             RESEARCH LEAVE

2009/10          
Fall                  CL 102: Mythology                           88


2010/11         

  Fall                  GRK 201: Plato’s Symposium            3
  Spring              CL 306: Drinking Party                     14
                          CL 597R: Directed Reading              1
                            RLNT 797R: Myth and Ritual           1

2011/12          
Fall                     GRK 201: Plato’s Symposium            11
                          CL 495R: Honors                               1
Spring                 GRK 498R: Aristotle’s Poetics           1
                            LAT_OX 202: Catullus & Horace      4

2012/13
          
Fall                    CL 306: Drinking Party                        16
Spring                GRK 202: Homer                                 8
                       CL498R: Epiphany in Gr. Religion          1

2013/14          
Post-Chair Leave

 


 

 


   
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