Faculty Profile

Marc Mastrangelo

Professor of Classical Studies (1997)

Contact Information

mastrang@dickinson.edu

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Bio

Prof. Mastrangelo's publications have focused on Early Christian Latin poetry, Greek tragedy, and Greco-Roman intellectual history. He is a co-editor of The Unknown Socrates (Bolchazy-Carducci, 2002) and the author of The Roman Self in Late Antiquity (Johns Hopkins, 2008). His most recent publications include two forthcoming articles: "Towards a Poetics of Late Latin Reuse," in Tradition and Innovation in the Latin Poetry of Late Antiquity (WinterVerlag); and "The Early Christian Response to Platonist Poetics: Boethius, Prudentius, and the Poeta Theologus," in The Poetics of Late Latin Literature (Oxford). Prof. Mastrangelo teaches courses at all levels of Classical language and civilization. He is co-founder of The Humanities Collective at Dickinson and is currently Visiting Professor in Anglophone Studies at the Université Jean Jaurès, Toulouse.

Education

  • B.A., Amherst College, 1985
  • M.A., Wadham College, Oxford University, 1988
  • M.A., Brown University, 1995
  • Ph.D., 1996

2016-2017 Academic Year

Fall 2016

GREK 201 Introduction to Greek Prose
A review of syntax and selected readings from prose authors. Consideration is given to authors whose style and grammar best illustrate the characteristics of Attic Greek of the Classical period. Supplemental readings in English provide historical and cultural context for the author chosen. Prerequisite: 102 or the equivalent.

LATN 201 Introduction to Roman Prose
Review of syntax and selected readings from prose authors, with study of literary technique and discussion of supplementary readings in English. Prerequisite: 102 or the equivalent.

LATN 343 Lyric and Elegy
Selections from Horace and elegists such as Propertius and Tibullus, with focus on their literary technique and tradition. Prerequisite: at least one course at the 200-level. Offered every two years.