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PhD in Classical Studies
435 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1003
Evelyn earned her B.A. summa cum laude with honors in Classical Languages at Macalester
College in 2006, spending a semester at the Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies in Rome in 2005. She earned an M.A. in Classical Art and Archaeology at the University of Michigan in 2010 and spent the year of 2010-2011 at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens as the Michael Jameson Fellow. Her dissertation examines speech, the self-presentation of status and identity, and displacement in Apuleius’ Metamorphoses. Her primary interests include the ancient novel and popular fiction and social history and identity of the High Roman Empire. She has a strong secondary interest in archaeology and material culture, and has worked and supervised in Greece at the Kenchreai Cemetery Project (2004-2006), Kenchreai Excavations (2007), and Corinth Excavations (2011); in Turkey at the Aphrodisias Regional Survey (2008); and in Italy at the Gabii Project (2009-2011). She has taught courses in Latin and civilization at the University of Michigan and was a visiting instructor at Michigan State University in Fall 2011 for an upper-level undergraduate course on “The Ancient Novel in English Translation."
Dissertation Title: “Social History, Identity Politics, and Displacement in Apuleius' Metamorphoses”
Publications: “The Intensive Survey.” In Christopher Ratté and Peter D. De Staebler (eds.). Aphrodisias V. The Aphrodisias Regional Survey. Mainz (2012), 87-134.
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