BA Stanford, MA Stanford, PhD University of California Los Angeles
Archaic and Classical Greek Literature especially Greek Epic; Greek Religion; Ancient Athletics; Gender and the Body in Greece and Rome; Classics and Critical Theory
CS 2300: Sport & Recreation in the Ancient World MW (3:30-4:30pm)
CS 3903F: Greek Religion MWF (12:30-1:30pm)
GK 3100A/4903A: Greek Prose Selections MWF (9:30-10:30am)
Greek 9903B: Greek Religion Tu (2:30-4:30pm)
Sacrifice and the Politics of the Belly: Ritual, Gender, and Ideology in Archaic and Classical Greece
The Wisdom of Sport: A Critical Edition, Translation, and Commentary of Philostratus Peri Gymnastiks.
The Language about Achilles: Linguistic Frame Theory and the Formula in Homeric Poetics." A Californian Hymn to Homer. Ed. Timothy Pepper. Washington, D.C.: Harvard University Press, 2010.
Genealogy, Gender, and Sacrifice in Hesiods Theogony. Mtis. Anthropologie des mondes grecs anciens.(Forthcoming)
Greek Ideal or Hyperreal? The Athletic Body Throughout History. March 2012. Visualizing Antiquity. Victoria, BC Canada.
Anger and Honorary Shares: The Promethean Division Revisited. March 2012. Sacrifice in the Ancient World. Los Angeles, CA.
Anger, Kingship, and the Primordial Politics of Emotion in Ancient Greece.
Life! Motive, Motions, Emotions. November 2011.
Renaissance of the Passions Conference. Los Angeles, CA.
Consumption and Cultural Contact in Bronze Age Mycenae. July 2010.
Guest Lecture for D.E.P.A.S. Field School. Mycenae, Greece.
Sacrifice, Tricksters, and the Politics of the Belly. March 2010.
Guest Lecture. Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.
Return to Sender: Failed Reciprocity in Ancient Greek Religion. March, 2010, Classical Association of the Middle West and South, Oklahoma City, OK.
Hesiod, Sacrifice, and the Tactics of Consumption. January 2010,
American Philological Association Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA.
Aesthetic Conflict and Dramatic Resolution: Discursive and Presentational Symbolism within Aristophanes Frogs. February 2005, (Ir)Rationality in Antiquity. Victoria, BC Canada.
Tupac Shakur: Hip-Hop Hyperculture and the Postmodern Hero."
March 2004, SISS Image of the Hero Conference.
Colorado Springs, CO.
From Muthos to Myth: Narrative Scripts as a Mechanism of Authority in the Homeric Poems and Beyond." March 2003, International Narrative Conference. Berkeley, CA.