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Lauren Ginsberg, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies

Lauren Ginsberg

Pronouns: She/Her.

Latin literature with a special focus on the early empire; Roman drama; epic; historical poetry; historiography; theories of cultural and social memory; intertextuality; the age of Nero and its reception; civil war, its narratives, metaphors, and symbol systems.

Director of Graduate Studies for Classical Studies.

Contact Info:
Office Location:  
Office Phone:  (919) 681-4292
Email Address: send me a message

Teaching (Fall 2022):

  • LATIN 332S.01, DRAMA Synopsis
    Languages 114, TuTh 10:15 AM-11:30 AM
    Allen 229, TuTh 03:30 PM-04:45 PM
Teaching (Spring 2023):

  • CLST 202.01, THE ROMANS Synopsis
    Old Chem 101, TuTh 10:15 AM-11:30 AM
    Allen 229, Th 12:00 PM-02:30 PM
Office Hours:

Office Hours: Thursdays 2-3:30 over zoom (contact for meeting ID) or in person. Also available by appointment (email).

Ph.D.Brown University2011

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Ginsberg, LD, Allusive Prodigia: Caesar's Comets in Neronian Rome (Tac. Ann. 15.47), Tapa, vol. 150 no. 1 (2020), pp. 231-249, Project Muse [doi]
  2. Ginsberg, L, “The Failure of Female Fides in the Octavia” in Fides in Flavian Literature (A. Augoustakis, E. Buckley, and C. Stocks, eds). Phoenix Supplementary Volumes 56. (2019)
  3. Ginsberg, LD; Krasne, DA, After 69 CE - Writing Civil War in Flavian Rome (December, 2018), pp. 499 pages, Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG, ISBN 3110584743  [abs]
  4. Ginsberg, LD, VT ET HOSTEM AMAREM: JOCASTA AND THE POETICS OF CIVIL WAR IN SENECA'S PHOENISSAE, Ramus, vol. 46 no. 1-2 (December, 2017), pp. 58-74, Cambridge University Press (CUP) [doi]  [abs]
  5. Ginsberg, LD, Staging Memory, Staging Strife Empire and Civil War in the Octavia (December, 2016), pp. 240 pages, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0190275952  [abs]

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