Senior Thesis

Undergraduate Research in Classics

Theses 2010–2020

An asterisk (*) indicates a thesis that won a Hoopes Prize, Harvard’s highest honor for undergraduate writing.
 

2020

Insulting Slaves in Latin by Sasha Barish, joint concentrator in Classical Languages & Literatures and Linguistics
Advisors: Kathleen Coleman and Jay Jasanoff; Asst. Advisor: Nadav Asraf

The Peace of Women: An Arabic Adaptation of Aristophanes by Lydia Cawley, joint concentrator in Classical Languages & Literatures and Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations
Advisors: Richard Thomas and Annette Lienau; Asst. Advisor: Justin Miller

*Voicing Tragedy: A Realization of Ancient Greek Music by Christopher Colby, joint concentrator in Music and Classical Languages & Literatures
Advisors: Alexander Rehding and Naomi Weiss; Asst. Advisor: Hannelore Segers

Nubem Eripiam: Exploring the Narrative Manipulation of Virgil, Aeneas, and Augustus by Julie Effron, concentrator in Classical Civilizations
Advisors: Richard Thomas and Gregory Mellen; Asst. Advisor: Miriam Kamil

*aliquis est ex me pius?: Seneca’s Phoenissae and Its Early Modern Reception by Caroline Engelmayer, concentrator in Classical Languages & Literatures
Advisors: Richard Tarrant and Leah Whittington; Asst. Advisor: Paul Johnston

Making Meaning in the Cults of Vesta and Flora Under Augustus: A Literary, Historical, and Anthropological Analysis by Samantha Hand, concentrator in Classical Civilizations
Advisor: Kathleen Coleman; Asst. Advisor: Chris Cochran

Theseus and the Amazons: Images of the Ideal and the Other in the Context of the Greco-Persian Wars by Micah Johnson-Levy, joint concentrator in Folklore & Mythology and Classical Civilizations
Advisor: David Elmer; Asst. Advisor: Paul Johnston

“Antinous, Superstar” – The Cult of Antinous in Greece and Asia Minor by Sherida Marsh, concentrator in Classical Languages & Literatures
Advisor: Emma Dench; Asst. Advisor: Supratik Baralay

In the Wake of Theseus: Intertextuality and Reception in the Lament of Catullus’ Ariadne by Samuel Puopolo, concentrator in Classical Languages & Literatures
Advisor: Richard Thomas; Asst. Advisor: Hannelore Segers

*Local Migration in the Arsinoite Nome of Egypt during the Early Principate by Alejandro Quintana, concentrator in Classical Languages & Literatures
Advisors: Giovanni Bazzana and Paul Kosmin; Asst. Advisor: James Zainaldin

The Cretan Hero: Intertextuality, Identity, and Resistance in Prevelakis’ Το Δέντρο by Ben Roy, concentrator in Classical Languages & Literatures
Advisor: Richard Thomas; Asst. Advisor: Sergios Paschalis

Love's Grief Work: Reading Ancient Greece in the AIDS Elegies of Paul Monette and James Merrill by Ellis Yeo, joint concentrator in English and Classical Languages & Literatures
Advisors: Leah Whittington and Richard Tarrant; Asst. Advisor: Jorge Wong

2019

Dissolving Identity: De-constructing the Third Reich Through the Cinematic Dissolve by Benjamin Altshuler, joint concentrator in Classical Languages & Literatures and German Languages & Literatures
Advisors: Gregory Nagy and John Hamilton; Asst. Advisor: Alexander Schwennicke

 * ‘Was it for this . . . ?’: Lyricism and Narration in Virgil, Wordsworth and Faulkner by Chloe Brooks, joint concentrator in Classical Languages & Literatures and English
Advisors: Richard Thomas and Jim Engell; Asst. Advisor: Stephen Hughes 

Divina Testimonia from a Pagan Oracle: Constantine’s Use of the Sibyl in his Oratio ad Coetum Sanctorum by Jack Clark, concentrator in Classical Languages & Literatures
Advisor: Richard Thomas; Asst. Advisor: James Taylor 

The Eclogues of Virgil: Politics and Aesthetics by Richard Dunn, Concentrator in Classical Languages & Literatures
Advisor: Richard Thomas; Asst. Advisor: Paul Johnston 

Cyprianum imitando vixerunt: Defining Martyrdom in Augustine’s Sermones ad populum 309 and 313E by Meredith Jones, joint concentrator in Classical Languages & Literatures and English
Advisor: Charles Stang; Asst. Advisor: Michael Ennis

Truth in Art: Heidegger’s Recovery of the Truth of Hegelian Dialectic by Jennifer Lowell, joint concentrator in Classical Languages & Literatures and Philosophy
Advisors: Gregory Nagy and Sean Kelly; Asst. Advisor: Suzanne Paszkowski 

Possessed by the Voice of God: Josephus’ Portrayal of the Prophecy of Moses in Judean Antiquities by Theo Motzkin, joint concentrator in Classical Languages & Literatures and Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations
Advisors: Gregory Nagy and Jon D. Levenson; Asst. Advisor: Keith Stone

A Linguistic and Cultural Study of Curse Tablets from Roman Britain by Ned Sanger, concentrator in Classical Languages & Literatures
Advisor: Kathleen Coleman; Asst. Advisor: Nadav Asraf 

The Roman Presence at Dura-Europos: A History in Reverse by Joseph Valente, joint concentrator in Ancient History
Advisors: Emma Dench and Paul Kosmin; Asst. Advisor: Supratik Baralay 

The Aristocratic Populist: Rhetoric and Politics in Cicero’s Pre-Consular Speeches, 81–63 BCE  by Justin Walthier, joint concentrator in Ancient History
Advisors: Emma Dench and Jared Hudson; Asst. Advisor: James Zainaldin

*‘Ius Migrandi’? – References to Ancient Rome in the German Public Debate on Policies and Practices Regarding Migrants, Refugees, and Asylum Seekers by Adrian Weickart, joint concentrator in Classical Civilizations and Government
Advisors: Adrian Stähli and Briitta van Staalduinen; Asst. Advisor: Anthony Shannon  

The Squeaky Voice of the Laws: A Paradox of Democracy in Plato’s Crito by Cole Whetstone, concentrator in Classical Languages & Literatures
Advisor: Russell Jones; Asst. Advisor: Suzanne Paszkowski 

2018

In silvis Academia surgit: Latin Learning in Seventeenth-Century New England by Theodore Delwiche, concentrator in Classical Languages & Literatures
Advisor: Professor Ann Blair (History); Asst. Advisor: Massimo Cè

Consuetudinis magna vis est: Change, Continuity, and Creating Community in Republican Morgantina, 211 – ca. 35 BCE by Matthew DeShaw, concentrator in Ancient History
Advisor: Professor Emma Dench; Asst. Advisor: Anthony Shannon

Initium Turbandi Omnia a Femina Ortum Est: Gendered Transgression in Livy and Tacitus by Thomas Dumbach, concentrator in Classical Languages & Literatures
Advisor: Professor Richard Thomas; Asst. Advisor: Christopher Cochran

Garden Paths: Text, Context, and Intertext in Columella’s De Cultu Hortorum by Phoebe Lakin, concentrator in Classical Languages & Literatures
Advisor: Professor Richard Thomas; Asst. Advisor: James Taylor

On the Most Famous Book You’ve Never Heard Of, Or, The Life and Times of Cicero’s De Officiis by Victor Mezacapa, concentrator in Classical Languages & Literatures
Advisor: Professor Mark Schiefsky; Asst. Advisor: Marco Romani Mistretta

Are You Mad or Are You Bad? The Pathology of Evil in Ciceronian Invective by Jiha Min, concentrator in Classical Civilizations
Advisor: Professor Emma Dench; Asst. Advisor: James Zainaldin

Can I Hit My Computer? Actions Towards Objects in Virtue Ethics by Gregory Scalise, joint concentrator in Classical Civilizations & Philosophy
Advisors: Professors Mark Schiefsky and Jacob Rosen (Philosophy)

2017

Empire Embodied: Space and Boundaries in Tacitean Historiography of the East and West by Nicholas Ackert, concentrator in Classical Languages & Literatures 
Advisor: Professor Richard Thomas; Asst. Advisor: Eliza Gettel

“Befitting Emblems of Adversity”: Seamus Heaney’s Aeneid VI by Talia Boylan, concentrator in Classical Languages & Literatures
Advisor: Professor Richard Thomas; Asst. Advisor: Keating McKeon

The Specter of Tyranny: Athenian Democracy and Empire in the Fifth Century by David Clifton, concentrator in Classical Civilizations
Advisor: Professor Paul Kosmin; Asst. Advisor: Dr. Sergios Paschalis

“Forgive Us Our Debts, as We Have Forgiven Our Debtors”: Interpersonal Loans, Conflict, and Accountability in Hellenistic Egypt by Denis Fedin, concentrator in Ancient History
Advisors: Professors Paul Kosmin and Emma Dench (History)

Las Huellas del Clasicismo: The Reception of Ancient Rome in Franco’s Spain by Emily Gaudiani, concentrator in Classical Civilizations
Advisor: Professor Richard Thomas; Asst. Advisor: Charles Bartlett

“The Dawn of a Real Revolution”: A Reinterpretation of Infant Sacrifice at the Phoenician Tophets by Mireya Hernandez, joint concentrator in Classical Civilizations & Anthropology
Advisors: Professors Mark Schiefsky and Richard Meadow (Anthropology)

Elements of Colonization under Emperor Augustus: the Case of Augusta Praetoria by Douglas Maggs, concentrator in Ancient History
Advisors: Professors Kathleen Coleman and Emma Dench (History)

A Masterpiece of Visual Indeterminacy: The Nike of Samothrace Recontextualized by Colleen O’Leary, joint concentrator in Classical Civilizations & History of Art & Architecture
Advisors: Professors Adrian Staehli and Joseph Connors (HAA)

Female Bodies in Flux: Visualizing Nudity in Ovid’s Metamorphoses and Titian’s ‘Poesie’ Paintings by Hyemi Park, concentrator in Classical Civilizations 
Advisor: Professor Mark Schiefsky; Asst. Advisor: Dr. Sergios Paschalis

Gods Among Men: Understanding Divine Status in the ‘Imperial Cults’  by Patrick Sanguineti, concentrator in Classical Languages & Literatures
Advisor: Professor Emma Dench; Asst. Advisor: Katherine van Schaik

2016

Constructing Rigor and Leveraging the Quantitative: Euclid, Archimedes, and the Transformation of Hellenistic Mathematics and Physics by Roman Berens, joint concentrator in Classical Languages & Literatures & Physics
Advisor: Professor Mark Schiefsky; Asst. Advisor: Amy Koenig

Law and Nature in Plato’s Republic by Joshua Blecher-Cohen, joint concentrator in Classical Civilizations & Philosophy
Advisors: Professors Mark Schiefsky and Jacob Rosen (Philosophy); Asst. Advisor: Alexander Forte

*The Ancient Reception of an Epic Alexander the Great by Emily Ciciotte, concentrator in Classical Civilizations
Advisor: Professor Gregory Nagy; Asst. Advisor: Charles Bartlett

The Perils of the Sea: the Ethics of Seafaring in Roman Poetry by Tyler Dobbs, concentrator in Classical Languages & Literatures
Advisor: Professor Richard Thomas; Asst. Advisor: Marco Romani Mistretta

Putting the Au in Dolaucothi: Investigating the Life and Community at a Gold Mine in Roman Wales through Spain and Dacia by Thomas Earle, concentrator in Ancient History    
Advisor: Professor Kathleen Coleman; Asst. Advisor: Anthony Shannon

Fleeing from Men: Refusal and Diakrisis in the Desert Fathers by Todd Jones, concentrator in Classical Languages & Literatures
Advisor: Professor Charles Stang (Divinity School); Asst. Advisor: Coleman Connelly

Sex, Drugs, and Rock ’n’ Roll: The Presence of Dionysus in American Pop Culture by Anne Power, concentrator in Classical Languages & Literatures
Advisor: Professor Albert Henrichs; Asst. Advisor: Tyler Flatt

Fallow Ground, Hallowed Ground: An Exploration of Religious Disuse of Land in the Eastern Mediterranean by Talia Saal, concentrator in Classical Languages & Literatures
Advisors: Professors Gregory Nagy and Shaye Cohen (NELC); Asst. Advisor: Samantha Blankenship

Roman Widows of Late Antiquity in Theory and Practice by Veronica Wickline, concentrator in Ancient History
Advisor: Professor Naomi Weiss; Asst. Advisor: Michael Konieczny

2015

*Petronius in the 1920s: Eliot, Fitzgerald, and the Invention of a Modern Arbiter by William Dingee, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Leah Whittington; Asst. advisor: Amy Koenig

Nec turpe est, quod dominus iubet: The Multivalence of Sex, Performance, and Failure in Petronius' SATYRICON and its Roman Context by Zachary Fletcher, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Emma Dench; Asst. advisor: Elizabeth Mitchell

The Letters of Maia Isotta: Edition, Commentary, and Translation by Rebecca Frankel, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Jan Ziolkowski; Asst. advisor: David Ungvary

Analyzing Dietary Treatments for Epilepsy: From Galen to Modern Research by Rebecca Glasser, joint concentrator in Classical Civilizations and Molecular and Cellular Biology
Advisor: Professor Mark Schiefsky; Asst. advisor: Rebecca Katz

I See the Better Course: Six Women's Speeches of Decision in Ovid's Metamorphoses by Forrester Hammer, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Richard Tarrant; Asst. advisor: Sarah Lannom

Deadly Control: Regulation and Management of Roman Gladiatorial Spectacle, Inside and Outside the Area by Michael Hughes, concentrator in Classical Civilizations
Advisor: Professor Kathleen Coleman; Asst. advisor: Charles Bartlett

Staging Truths in the Theater of War: An Analysis of American Civil War Era Photographs and Second Century a.d. Roman "Historical" Reliefs by Catherine Kistler, joint concentrator in Classical Civilizations and History
Advisor: Professor Adrian Stähli; Asst. advisor: Anthony Shannon

From Love of Leisure to Love of Neighbor: The Development of St. Augustine's Appreciation for the Life of Service by Edward Love, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Dr. Albertus Horsting; Asst. advisor: David Ungvary

Study in Madness: The Portrayal of Cambyses II in Herodotus' Histories by Shunella Lumas, concentrator in Classical Civilizations
Advisor: Professor David Elmer; Asst. advisor: Amy Koenig

The Variability of Myth: Ancient Representation and Appropriation of the Gigantomachy by Gabriel Molina, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor David Elmer; Asst. advisor: Rebecca Katz

Perge, Ira, Perge: Apostrophe in Senecan Tragedy by Benjamin Selden, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Richard Tarrant; Asst. advisor: Sarah Lannom

Quantifying Crawford: A Statistical Analysis of Roman Republican Coins (157–50 BC) by Oluwatobi Tikolo, joint concentrator in Classics and Statistics
Advisor: Professor Mark Schiefsky; Asst. advisor: Gregory Mellen

"Everybody Is In It": Tragedy and Toni Morrison's Beloved by Erin Williams, concentrator in Classical Civilizations
Advisor: Professor Naomi Weiss; Asst. advisor: Gregory Mellen

*Constructing Antigonid Kingship: Monarch, Memory, and Empire in Hellenistic Macedonia by Elliot Wilson, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Paul Kosmin; Asst. advisor: Samantha Blankenship

Engineering Ingenium: Improving Engagement and Accuracy with the Visualization of Latin for Language Learning by Sharon Zhou, joint concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures and Computer Science
Advisors: Professor Mark Schiefsky, Dr. Ivy Livingston

2014

The Golden Age: Paradise Lost or Left Behind? by Georgiana Brinkley, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Gregory Nagy; Asst. advisor: Sarah Lannom

*Samothrace: A Hellenistic Middle Ground by Joe Glynias, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Paul Kosmin; Asst. advisor: Coleman Connelly

Ciceroniani Sunt, an Christiani?: The Reception of the Classics in the Late Antique Church by Aurora Griffin, concentrator in Classical Civilizations
Advisor: Professor Richard Tarrant; Asst. advisor: David Ungvary

Modern Meaning-Making in Ancient Imperial Monuments by Laura Hogikyan, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Emma Dench; Asst. advisor: Monica Park

Connectivity at Vindolanda: Human and Natural Resources by Nikhil Mulani, concentrator in Classical Civilizations
Advisor: Professor Emma Dench; Asst. advisor: Rebecca Katz

Ransomed Shadows by Madeline Smith, joint concentrator in Classical Civilizations and Music
Advisor: Professor Gregory Nagy

Proles sine matre creata: Inventing a Roman Literary Tradition in the Satires of Gaius Lucilius by Caleb Thompson, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Richard Tarrant; Asst. advisor: Gregory Mellen

The Original Word Jumble: A Case Study of Latin Word Order in the Vindolanda Tablets by Naomi Wills, joint concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures and Linguistics
Advisor: Professor Jeremy Rau; Asst. advisor: Alexander Forte

2013

Res Olim Dissociabiles: Praise and Censure in Tacitus' Agricola by Michael Cowett
, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Richard Thomas; Asst. advisor: Thomas Keeline

Face Value: Minting a Multi-Ethnic Currency; Language, Portraiture, and Iconography on Indo-Greek and Graeco-Bactrian Coins by Anjali Itzkowitz, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures

Advisor: Professor Gregory Nagy; Asst. Advisor: Daniel Bertoni

Illuminating the Shadows of Eclogue 10.75–77: An Investigation of Image and Ethics by Christopher Londa
, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Richard Thomas; Asst. advisor: Rebecca Miller

The Metrical Function of the Personal Name in Martial's Epigrams by Fana Yirga
, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Richard Thomas; Asst. advisor: Julia Scarborough

*Resonant Rhetoric and Unheard Melodies: Roman Imperial Oratory in Text and Art by Alexa Zahl, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures

Advisor: Professor Richard Tarrant; Asst. advisor: Julia Scarborough

2012

*The Gods and Governors of the Roman Provinces by Jill R. Carlson, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Kathleen Coleman; Asst. advisor: Duncan MacRae

Polemical Prose: Political Subversion in Petronius’ Satyricon by Andrew Coffman, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Richard Thomas; Asst. advisor: Yvona Trnka-Amrhein

*Intus habes quem poscis: Cannibalism from Thyestean Banquets to the Last Supper by Schuyler Daum, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Albert Henrichs; Asst. advisor: Andrew Johnston

From infamis to imperator. The Changing Role of the Actor in Late Republican and Early Imperial Rome by Nicholas Dube, joint concentrator in Classical Civilizations and History
Advisors: Professor Kathleen Coleman, Professor Emma Dench; Asst. advisor: Sarah Rous

On Translating Horace’s Odes: Aesthetic and Cultural Problems of Translation in Theory and Practice by Erik Frederiksen, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Richard Thomas; Asst. advisor: Lauren Curtis

Excesses of Epic and Empire: A Study of Openings and Encomia in Virgil, Ovid, and Lucan by Arthur Kaynor, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Richard Thomas; Asst. advisor: Philip Pratt

“Daughter of Ares, Warlike Queen”: Gender and Power in Hellenistic θεὰ Ῥώμη Cults by Athena Lao, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Paul Kosmin; Asst. advisor: Robert Cioffi

The Truncus of Pompey in Lucan’s Pharsalia by Christopher McCarthy, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Dr. Andreas Thomas Zanker; Asst. advisor: Julia Scarborough

A Most Curious Comparison: Caesar’s Commentarii de Bello Gallico, the Column of Trajan, and the Expression of Romanitas in Diverse Media by Alison Rittershaus, concentrator in Classical Civilizations
Advisor: Professor Christopher Krebs; Asst. advisor: Andrew Johnston

Boundaries, Transition, and Ritual in Euripides’ Hippolytus by Lauren Russell, concentrator in Classical Civilizations
Advisor: Professor Gregory Nagy; Asst. advisor: Elizabeth Engelhardt

Literacy and Social Anxiety in the Second-Century Roman Empire by Madeleine Schwartz, joint concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures and History
Advisor: Professor Kathleen Coleman; Asst. advisor: Yvona Trnka-Amrhein

From Mummius to Caesar: Public Space and Memory in Colonia Laus Iulia Corinthiensis by John Sigmier, joint concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures and Anthropology
Advisor: Professor Adrian Stähli; Asst. advisor: Andrew Johnston

The Art of Life: Philosophical Study and Performance in the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius by Gina Trakadas, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Mark Schiefsky; Asst. advisor: David Camden

The Drunk, the Drowned, and the Nude: Metaphor and Genre in Corpus Hermeticum VII by Michael Velchik, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Albert Henrichs; Asst. advisor: Duncan MacRae

2011

Reading Between the Lines: The Interaction of Text and Space in Roman Epigraphy by Benjamin Bayley, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Kathleen Coleman

*Who Wishes to Speak? Freedom of Speech and Classes of Speakers in Classical Athens by Raquel Begleiter, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Albert Henrichs

Quid stemmata faciunt? The Changing Roles of the Roman Nobility from the Late Republic to the Principate by Patrick Brennan, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Kathleen Coleman

Ars Admirabilis:Transcendent and Transgressive Artists in Ovid’s Metamorphoses by Charlie Bridge, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Richard Tarrant

Russia’s Appian Way: How the Classics Shaped Imperial Identity from Peter I to Alexander I by Jordan Bryant, joint concentrator in Classical Civilizations and Slavic Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Emma Dench

When Opposites Attract: Reading Plato’s Symposium as an Instruction in the Power of Paradox by Signe Conway, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Mark Schiefsky

Euripides’  Bakkhai: A New Translation in Verse and Prose by Felice Ford, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Albert Henrichs

Deviant Diners: An Examination of Guests and Hosts in Roman Literature by Ann Forman, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Richard Tarrant

Sealed With a Kiss: Mediated Communication in Chariton’s Callirhoe by Iya Megre, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor David Elmer

For Better, for Worse: Marriage and Citizenship as Compensating Mechanisms in Roman Society by Sara Mills, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Kathleen Coleman

Μανία Μουσῶν by Nicholas Nehamas, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Mark Schiefsky

Visual Power: The Colosseum as a Political Tool in Rome by William Newell, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Kathleen Coleman

Inventing the Roman City by Kyle Ralston, concentrator in Classical Languages and Literatures
Advisor: Professor Emma Dench

2010

*Der Spiegel der Zeit: The Thesaurus Linguae Latinae and the Story of Modern Latin Lexicography by Christian Flow, concentrator in Classics
Advisor: Professor Christopher Krebs

Exile, Youth and Family: Methods of Evoking Sympathy in the Latter Half of Vergil’s Aeneid by Veronica Rey Koven-Matasy, concentrator in Classics
Advisor: Professor Richard Thomas

*An Onymous Poem: Identity and Genre in Lycidas by Mary Anne Marks, joint concentrator in Classics and English
Advisor: Professor Richard Thomas

Magister Gregorius and the Marvels of Rome: Translating a City into Text, Navigating Structure and Rhetoric by Emily Virginia Meredith Walker, concentrator in Medieval Latin
Advisor: Professor Jan Ziolkowski

*The Jew, the Furnace, and the Virgin: a Critical Edition, Translation, and Commentary on a Greek Version of the “Jewish Boy Legend” by Michael Wesley Zellmann-Rohrer, concentrator in Classics
Advisor: Professor John Duffy