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Associate Dean, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts<br>Professor, Classical Studies

Associate Dean for Humanities,
Professor of Classical Studies

500 S. State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1382

Office Location(s): Deans Office, LS&A Building
Phone: (734) 647.2115
dbcollin@umich.edu

  • Affiliation(s)
    • Academic Affairs
    • Department of Classical Studies
    • Institute for the Humanities
  • Fields of Study
    • Archaic Greek poetry, Latin literature, history of the classical tradition, religion, magic
  • About

    Publications:
    Magic in the Ancient Greek World (Blackwell, 2008); Master of the Game: Competition and Performance in Greek Poetry; Immortal Armor: The Concept of Alke in Archaic Greek Poetry; "Hesiod and the Divine Voice of the Muses"; "On the Aesthetics of the Deceiving Self in Nietzsche, Pindar, and Theognis"; "Improvisation in Rhapsodic Performance"; "Theoris of Lemnos and the Criminalization of Magic in Fourth-Century Athens"; "Homer and Rhapsodic Competition in Performance"; "Reading the Birds: Oionomanteia in Early Epic"; "Nature, Cause, and Agency in Greek Magic"

  • Education
    • B.A. '87, M.A. '91, UCLA
    • Ph.D. '97, Harvard

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