Amanda Wilcox

Associate Professor of Classics
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Hollander Hall Rm 155
At Williams since 2006

Education

B.A. Reed College (1996)
M.A. University of Pennsylvania, Classics (1999)
Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania, Classics (2002)

Areas of Expertise

  • Latin literature of the late republic and early empire
  • Roman cultural history, especially gender studies and intellectual history
  • Ancient philosophy: Plato, Hellenistic ethics, Stoicism
  • Greek literature

Courses

Note: courses in gray are not offered this academic year.

CLAS 212 / COMP 267 / REL 267

The Art of Friendship

CLAS 226 T / COMP 226

The Ancient Novel

CLAS 241 T / COMP 241 / WGSS 241

Sex and Gender in Ancient Greece and Rome

CLLA 407

Caesar and Cicero

CLLA 408

Roman Comedy

CLLA 409

Seneca and the Self

Scholarship/Creative Work

Selected publications

  • “Sympathetic Rivals: Consolation in Cicero’s Letters.” American Journal of Philology 26.2 (2005).
  • “Exemplary Grief: Gender and Virtue in Seneca’s Consolations to Women.” Helios 33.1 (2006).
  • “Paternal Grief and the Public Eye: Cicero, Ad Familiares 4.6.” Phoenix 59.3-4 (2005).
  • The Gift of Correspondence in Classical Rome: Friendship in Cicero’s Ad Familiares and Seneca’s Moral Epistles. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2012.