College of Arts & Sciences

Modern and Classical Languages - Classics Program

Student Scholarly Publications

Student Scholarly Publications:

Kate L. Podlesney (Classics minor, ’06)
Coauthor, with Maria S. Marsilio, “Poverty and Poetic Rivalry in Catullus (c. 23, 13, 16, 24, 81),” Acta Classica 49 (2006) 167-182.

Nicole Reiners (Latin major, ’07)
Coauthor, English translations of Latin passages from Catullus contained in Maria S. Marsilio and Kate L. Podlesney, “Poverty and Poetic Rivalry in Catullus (c. 23, 13, 16, 24, 81),” Acta Classica 49 (2006) 167-182.

Theresa Wilson (Classics minor, '98)
Coauthor, English translations of Latin passages from Plautus' Menaechmi contained in Maria S. Marsilio, “Two ‘Ships’ in the Menaechmi,” Classical World 92.2 (1998) 131-39.

Elizabeth McCauley (Latin major, ’08)
“Quintus Horatius Flaccus, Carmina I.5,” Companion to the Worlds of Roman Women, ed. Ann R. Raia and Judith L. Sebesta, 2008.

Student Scholarly Conference Presentations:

Elizabeth McCauley and Zachary Hashmi (Latin majors, ’08)
Classical Association of the Atlantic States 2008 Annual Meeting, Princeton, NJ, October 9-11
“Assessing Companion: From Undergraduates to High School Teachers” (Digital Texts, Online Collaboration and the Latin Classroom: Companion to the Worlds of Roman Women, Dr. Ann Raia, presiding)

Nicole Reiners (Latin major, ’07)
Classical Association of the Atlantic States 2006 Annual Meeting, Towson, MD, October 5-7
“Discovering Sappho in Catullus 11” (New Coinage in the Realm: Undergraduate Research in Classics 2006, Helen Cullyer and Sarolta Takács, presiding)

Lauren Palmero (Latin major, ’06) with Maria Marsilio
Classical Association of the Atlantic States 2005 Annual Meeting, Wilmington, DE, October 6-8
“Echoes of Callimachus in Catullus 51” (Catullan Connections, Frederick Booth, presiding)

Andrea Witkowski (Latin major, ’03) with Maria Marsilio
Classical Association of the Atlantic States Spring 2003 Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, April 25-26
“Poverty and Poetic Rivalry in Catullus” (Interpreting Catullus, Henry Bender and Robert Boughner, presiding)

Erica Novak (Latin major, ’01)
Classical Association of the Atlantic States Spring 2001 Meeting, New Rochelle, NY, April 27-28
“Julius Caesar: Using Literature to Teach Roman Culture” (Tradition and Innovation in the Teaching of the Latin Language and of Roman Culture, Nancy McKee and Edward Sacks, presiding)

Laura Dlugacz (Latin major, ’09)
Classical Association of the Atlantic States 2009 Annual Meeting, Wilmington, DE, October 8-10
“Boo Who? A New Reading of Pliny, Epistles 7.27” (Scholarship on the Horizon: Undergraduate Research in Classical Studies, Michael Arnush and Maria Marsilio, presiding)

Student Departmental Honors Projects

Mary Kate Alber (Classics minor, ’08)
Interpretation: Helen of Troy (Advisor: Maria Marsilio, Departmental Honors in Classics, 2007-2008)

Dominic Galante (Latin major, ’07)
Palike and Sikel Identity: The Archaeology and Ethnicity of Fifth-Century BCE Sicily (Advisors: Maria Marsilio, Jean Turfa, and Bruce Wells, Departmental Honors in Classics, 2006-2007)

Melanie Subacus (Latin major, ’07)
Dryden and Wordsworth’s Theoretical Approaches to Translating Vergil’s Aeneid (Advisors: Maria Marsilio and Peter Norberg, Departmental Honors in Classics, 2006-2007)

Lauren Palmero (Latin major, ’06)
The Divided Consciousness of the Catullan Corpus: The Tension between Otium and Negotium (Advisor: Maria Marsilio, Departmental Honors in Classics, 2005-2006)

Student Summer Scholars

Melanie Picard (Latin major, ’09)
Pietas: A Thematic Comparison Between Classical and Modern Virtue During Times of War” (Summer 2008). Mentor: Maria Marsilio.

Zachary Hashmi (Latin major, ’08)
“Love and Sexuality in the Poetry of Horace” (Summer, 2007). Mentor: Maria Marsilio

Dominic Galante (Latin major, ’07)
“Palike and Sikel Identity” (Summer, 2006). Mentors: Maria Marsilio and Bruce Wells

Nicole Reiners (Latin major, ’07)
“Discovering Sappho in Catullus 11” (Summer 2006). Mentor: Maria Marsilio

Melanie Subacus (Latin major, ’07)
“Dryden and Wordsworth’s Theoretical Approaches to Translating Vergil’s Aeneid” (Summer 2006). Mentors: Maria Marsilio and Peter Norberg.

Matthew Salkowski (Latin major, ’11)
"An Analysis of the Works of Horace: Translation, Interpretation, and Contextualization" (Summer 2009)
Mentor: Maria Marsilio 

Kieran McCourt (Latin major, ’12)
“Ovid's Critique of Rome: Baucis et Philemon” (Summer 2010).  Mentor: Maria Marsilio.

Tom Hagan (Latin major, ’11)
“The Rhetoric of Manipulation: A Commentary on Cicero’s Treatment of Clodia Metelli in the Pro Caelio” (Summer 2010).  Mentor: Maria Marsilio.