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Cassandra Casias, Assistant Research Professor

Cassandra Casias

Roman history; families, slavery, and sexuality in the ancient Mediterranean; late antiquity; early Christian bishops and their congregations; Roman Africa; ancient medicine; Roman law.

Contact Info:
Office Location:  421 Campus Drive, Allen 233, Duke Box # 90103, Durham, NC 27708-0103
Office Phone:  (919) 681-4292
Email Address: send me a message

Teaching (Fall 2021):

  • CLST 284.01, ROMAN HISTORY Synopsis
    Social Sciences 311, TuTh 03:30 PM-04:45 PM
    (also cross-listed as HISTORY 233.01)
Teaching (Spring 2022):

  • CLST 724S.01, SEM IN ANCIENT HISTORY I (TOP) Synopsis
    Allen 229, Tu 03:30 PM-06:00 PM
Office Hours:

Allen 233D or online by appointment
Education:

Ph.D.Emory University2019
M.A.University of Colorado - Boulder2013
B.A.Colorado College2011
Keywords:

Experience (Religion) in children • Experience (Religion) in women • Greek Religion • Greek Sexuality • History of sexuality • Late Antiquity • Patristic Greek Literature • Patristic Latin Literature • Religion • Religion and Sex • Religion historians • Religion in literature • Roman History: Imperial • Roman History: Provinces • Roman law • Roman Religion • Roman Sexuality • Slavery • Women and religion

Recent Publications

  1. Casias, CMM, Sinful Slave-Owners in Augustine's Sermons, Journal of Late Antiquity, vol. 11 no. 1 (2018), pp. 111-128, Project Muse [doi]
  2. Casias, C, The Vulnerable Slave-Owner in Augustine’s Sermons, Studia Patristica no. 98 (2017), pp. 641-652


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