Laurel Bowman

Assistant Professor; first appointment 1992.

B.A. (Toronto 1981); M.A. (U.B.C. 1986); Ph.D. (UCLA 1994)

Office: Clearihue B420

Phone: (250) 721-8517

Email: Laurel Bowman


UVic Expertise Database Profile


Greek tragedy and religion, Classical myth, women in antiquity, and Hellenistic literature.


Classical Myth: The Ancient Sources

Myths on Maps

Selected Publications:

"Interview with David Halperin", Favonius 3 (1991), 11-25; "Klytaimnestra's Dream: Prophecy in Sophokles' Elektra" Phoenix 51 (1997) 131-151; "Nossis, Sappho, and Hellenistic Poetry", Ramus 27 (1998) 39-59; " AP 6.265: Theuphilis' Noble Child", Mnemosyne LI 1998: 578-581; "The Authority of Prophecy in the Trachiniae", AJPh 120 (1999) 335-350; "The Women's Tradition in Greek Poetry" (Phoenix 58 (2004) 1-27). Click on links for Didaskalia reviews of performances of Euripides' Bacchae and Helen, and Sophocles' Oedipus Rex.