Patricia Larash

Lecturer of Rhetoric


BA Classics, Harvard-Radcliffe College
MA Greek, University of California, Berkeley
PhD Classics, University of California, Berkeley

Teaching interests: Ancient and modern rhetoric, writing pedagogy, Latin literature, Roman civilization

Research interests: Latin poetry, readership in the ancient world, gender and sexuality in the ancient world, Joyce

Selected publications:

“Antulla’s Tomb and Martial’s:  Poetic Closure in Book 1,” Acta Classica Debreceniensis (2010) 46: 41-56.

“Reading Martial in the Twenty-First Century:  Recent Work by Fusi, Moreno Soldevila, Spisak, and Fitzgerald,” IJCT (2008) 15.2: 233-261.

“Martial’s Short Poems and Catullus’ Long Poems,” Classical Outlook (2008) 85.4: 136-140.

Other professional activity and/or awards:

American Philological Assocation, 1998-present.

Co-founder and member, Boston University Finnegans Wake Reading Group, 2004-present.

Rome Prize (Andrew Heiskell Post-Doctoral), American Academy in Rome, 2008-2009.