Lauren Curtis

Assistant Professor of Classics

Academic Program Affiliation(s): Classical Studies, Foreign Languages, Cultures, and Literatures, Literature

Biography:

B.A., M.A., University College, Oxford; Ph.D., Harvard University. Research and teaching interests include Greek and Latin poetry; ancient performance and musical culture, especially the history of the Greek chorus; ancient book culture, antiquarianism, and cultural memory; gender and sexuality in the Greco-Roman world. Professor Curtis is currently working on a book titled Imagining the Chorus in Augustan Poetry; articles and reviews have appeared in TAPA, Classical Review, and Classical Journal Online. She has presented papers and organized panels at the Society of Classical Studies annual meetings in San Francisco, New Orleans, and Seattle; at the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, the Villa Vergiliana at Cuma, Italy, and at the University of Lisbon, among other venues. Fellowships and grants include the Frank Knox Memorial Fellowship
(2006–13); the MOISA Research Prize, awarded for best unpublished dissertation in the field of Greek and Roman music (2014); and a Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Study exploratory seminar award (2015–17). At Bard since 2013.

Interests:

  • Research Interests: Greek and Latin poetry; ancient performance and musical culture, especially the history of the Greek chorus; ancient book culture, antiquarianism, and cultural memory; gender and sexuality in the Greco-Roman world

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