Faculty

 

Brendan Burke,

Department Chair

Office: Clearihue B413

 

Phone: (250) 721-8522

 

Email: Brendan Burke

 

Website: http://web.uvic.ca/~bburke

 

Interests:

Greek Archaeology: Bronze Age Aegean iconography; Boeotia; Iron Age Anatolia – Phrygian Gordion; Archaic/Classical Greece; prehistoric cloth production.

 

Research In Progress:

Excavation of ancient Eleon; book on King Midas

Laurel M. Bowman

 

Office: Clearihue B420

 

Phone: (250) 721-8517

 

Email: Laurel Bowman

 

Website: http://web.uvic.ca/~lbowman

 

Interests:

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

 

Research In Progress:

Classical Myth: the Ancient Sources; Myths on Maps

 

Josiah E. Davis

 

Office: Clearihue B428

 

Phone: (250) 721-8520

 

Email: Josiah Davis

 

Interests: 

Latin Literature: Latin Panegyric; Late Antiquity; Roman Material Culture

 

Research In Progress:

Articles Forthcoming: "Terence Interrupted: Literary Biography and the Reception of the Terentian Canon."

Office: Clearihue B422

 

Phone: (250) 721-8528

 

Email: Ingrid Holmberg

 

Interests:

Greek Literature: Homer, Hesiod and the Homeric Hymns; ancient Greek poetry; construction of gender and critical theory.

 

Research In Progress:

A manuscript on cunning intelligence in archaic epic and articles on the figure of Helen in Homer, Atwood's The Penelopiad, and Godard's Contempt.

Office: Clearihue B421

 

Phone: (250) 721-8518

 

Email: Geof Kron

 

Website: http://uvic.academia.edu/GeoffreyKron

 

Interests:

Greek History: Greek democracy, Greco-Roman agriculture, animal husbandry, fish and game farming.

 

Recent Publications:

"Nutrition, hygiene, and mortality.  Setting parameters for Roman health and life expectancy consistent with our comparative evidence," in L'impatto della "Peste Antonina" (Bari: Edipuglia, 2012) 193-252; "Food Production," in The Cambridge Companion to the Economic History of the Roman World (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012) 156-174; "The Distribution of Wealth at Athens in Comparative Perspective," Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 179 (2011) 129-138.

 

Office: Clearihue B424

 

Phone: (250) 721-8515

 

Email: Cedric Littlewood

 

Interests:

Latin Literature: Silver Latin poetry

 

Recent Publications:

Self-representation and Illusion in Senecan Tragedy (Oxford 2004)

'Poetry and Friendship in Juvenal's Twelfth Satire' American Journal of Philology 128 (2007): 389-418

'Gender and Power in Seneca's Thyestes', in Seneca: Oxford Readings in Classical Studies, ed. J.G. Fitch, (Oxford 2008): 244-63.

Office: Clearihue B423

 

Phone: (250) 721-8519

 

Email: John Oleson

 

Website: http://web.uvic.ca/~jpoleson/

 

Interests:

Roman Archaeology: research focuses on ancient technology, particularly ships, harbours, and water-supply systems; Archaeology of the Roman East; underwater archaeology.

 

Research in Progress and Recent Publications:

Huymama Excavations; Roman Hydraulic Concrete Study (ROMACONS). Oxford Handbook of Engineering and Technology in the Classical World (Oxford: 2008; Editor); Deep-Water Shipwrecks of Skerki Bank: The 1997 Survey (JRA, Suppl. 58: 2004; co-author); and Greek and Roman Technology: A Sourcebook (Routledge: 1997; author).

Office: Clearihue B430

 

Phone: (250) 721-8521

 

Email: Greg Rowe

 

Webpage: http://uvic.academia.edu/GregoryRowe

 

Interests:

Roman History: Greek and Latin epigraphy, Roman public and private law, Jewish and early Christian history.

 

Recent Publications and Current Projects:

“Reconsidering the Auctoritas of Augustus,” Journal of Roman Studies 103 (2013) 1-15.

“Roman Juridical Epigraphy,” forthcoming in C. Bruun and J. Edmondson, Handbook of Roman Epigraphy, Oxford University Press.

Currently working on several article on or around the Res Gestae of the emperor Augustus: "A Commemoration of Commemorations: the Res Gestae in the Context of Augustan Epigraphy" (from a talk given at the Centre for the study of Ancient Documents, Oxford, the Collège de France, and the Université Laval; “The Heading of the Res Gestae in Epigraphical Context: a Reply to A.J. Woodman” (for the Classical Association of Canada Annual Meeting, Universities of Winnipeg and Manitoba) ; “Roman Inscriptions as Media of Communication,” for F. Naiden and R. Talbert, eds., Exploring Communications in the Ancient World) ; “The Greek Contexts of the Res Gestae Divi Augusti” (for the Commemorating Augustus conference being organized by P. Goodman at the University of Leeds). I’m also preparing a proposal to write a commentary on Acts of the Apostles.

 

 

Emeritus Faculty

David A. Campbell

John G. Fitch

Gordon S. Shrimpton

Sessional Lecturer

Mark Nugent

Colin Shelton

Adjunct Faculty

Michael Chase

Patricia A. Clark

Anne-France Morand

T. Wade Richardson

 

Faculty at UVic in Related Disciplines

Mediterranean Art and Archaeology:

Evanthia Baboula

Marcus Milwright

Classical Philosophy:

Margaret Cameron