Assistant Professor of Classics
M.A. University of California, Berkeley, Classics (2010)
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, Classics (2016)
Areas of Expertise
- Greek drama (tragedy, comedy, satyr play)
- Archaic Greek poetry
- The ancient novel
- Dance and music in antiquity
- Gender and sexuality
CLAS 202 / COMP 220 / THEA 220 LECGreek Tragedy (not offered 2021/22)
CLAS 211 / THEA 211 / COMP 248 SEMPerforming Greece (not offered 2021/22)
CLAS 214 / COMP 252 SEMAthletics and Literature in Ancient Greece (not offered 2021/22)
CLAS 226 / COMP 226 SEMThe Ancient Novel (not offered 2021/22)
CLGR 401 SEMHomer: The Iliad (not offered 2021/22)
CLGR 404 SEMTragedy (not offered 2021/22)
2020. Solo Dance in Archaic and Classical Greek Literature: Representing the Unruly Body. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Articles and Book Chapters
2019. “Sappho’s Kinesthetic Turn: Agency and Embodiment in Archaic Greek Poetry.” The Routledge Handbook of Classics and Cognitive Theory, eds. Peter Meineck, William Short, and Jennifer Deveraux, London: Routledge. 281-295.
2019. “Pindar, Paian 6: Genre as Embodied Cultural Knowledge.” Genre in Archaic and Classical Greek Poetry: Theories and Models, eds. Leslie Kurke, Margaret Foster, and Naomi Weiss, Leiden: Brill. 325-346.
2017. “Les danseuses en Grèce antique. Performance, capacité d’agir, et divertissement.” Clio: Femmes, Genre, et Histoire 46: 19-43.
2017. “The Fantastic Phaeacians: Dance and Disruption in the Odyssey.” Classical Antiquity 36: 1-32.
2017. “Kinesthetic Choreia: Empathy, Memory, and Dance in Ancient Greece.” Classical Philology 112: 153-174.
2015.“Conceptualizing Choreia on the François Vase: Theseus and the Athenian Youths.” Mètis: Anthropologie des mondes grecs anciens N.S. 13: 107-121.
2012. “Maculate Conception: Sexual Ideology and Creative Authority in Heliodorus’ Aethiopica.” American Journal of Philology 133: 301-322.
Review of The Anatomy of Dance Discourse: Literary and Philosophical Approaches to Dance in the later Graeco-Roman World, by Karin Schlapbach (Oxford University Press). Bryn Mawr Classical Review.