(3) Use of Computers and the Internet in Classics and Humanities
EDUCATION St. Johns River Jr. College, A. S. Engineering 1975
University of Florida, B.A. in Classical Studies, 1984
University of Texas at Austin, M.A. Latin, 1986
University of Texas at Austin, Ph.D. Classics, May 1993
American School of Classical Studies, Athens, Greece 1988-89
TITLE OF DISSERTATION:
“The Journey of Observation inChariton’s Chaireas and Callirhoe.”
Dissertation Supervisor: Douglass S. Parker.
PUBLICATIONS IN REFEREED JOURNALS OR BOOKS
“The Drama of Hippothous in Xenophon of Ephesus’ Ephesiaca,” The Classical Journal 90.4 (1995) 393-404.
“Maps,” in The Ancient Novel: An Introduction. Gareth Schmeling (ed.) (Leiden: Brill 1996) 802-815. (reprinted in second edition)
“Chariton’s Erotic History,” American Journal of Philology 118 (1997) 613-629.
“A Hidden Magus in Chariton’s Chaireas and Callirhoe,” Hermes 128.3 (2000) 383-4.
“A new Fragment of the Metiochus and Parthenope Romance?” Atti dell XXII Congresso Internazionale di Papirologia. (Florence 2001) 35-40. With Dr. Timothy Renner of MSU.
“Perspective and Ideal in Chariton’s Chaireas and Callirhoe,” Acta Classica XLII (2000) 5-14.
“Egyptian Unrest of the Roman Era and the reception of Chariton's Chaireas and Callirhoe,” Maia, 53 (2001) 11-19.
“Some Political and Ideological Dimensions of Chariton’s Chaireas and Callirhoe,” Classical Journal 97.2 (2001-2) 113-144.
“A Brief Overview of some Options for Creating Web-based Exercises” The Classical Bulletin, 77.2 (2001) 187-198.
“Love, Loss and Learning in Chariton’s Chaireas and Callirhoe,” Classical World 95.2 (2002) 107-115,
“Utopian themes in Three Greek Romances” Ancient Narrative 2 (2002) 1-30. .
“Reading Daphnis and Chloe and Leucippe and Clitophon in Counterpoint” in S. N. Byrne, E. P. Cueva and J. Alvares (eds.) Authors, Authority and Interpreters in the Ancient Novel: Essays in Honor of Gareth L. Schmeling. Groningen (2006) 1-33.
“The Myths of Alexander and Charlemagne: A Useful Comparison.” The Classical Bulletin 82.1 (2006) 39-63.
“Considering Desire in the Greek Romances Employing Lacanian Theory: Some explorations.” In proofs as part of the published papers of the ICAN VI.
“Longus’ Daphnis and Chloe”, a chapter in Wiley-Blackwell Companion to the Ancient Novel. In proofs.
Edited and wrote introduction, along with S. N. Byrne, E. P. Cueva to Authors, Authority and Interpreters in the Ancient Novel: Essays in Honor of Gareth L. Schmeling. Groningen ( 2006).
WORKS IN PROGRESS OR REVISION Book-Length monograph. Ideal Themes in the Greco-Roman Novels. “Humanities, Classics and the Great Books at a Large State Institution” For a special volume of Classical World.
REPORTS AND REVIEWS
“Ancient Novel Scholar Using the Internet,” Petronian Society Newsletter (1998)
“Report on Papers on the Ancient Novel and Associated Topics presented at the annual meeting of the American Philological Association, January 3-6 Petronian Society Newsletter/Ancient Narrative 2002
“Report on Papers on the Ancient Novel and Associated Topics presented at the annual meeting of the Classical Association of the Middle-West and South, April 4-6, Petronian Society Newsletter/Ancient Narrative 2002
Review ofA. B. Bosworth and E. J. Baynham, (eds.), Alexander the Great in Fact and Fiction. (Oxford 2001). The Classical Bulletin 78 (2002) 250-255.
Review of S. Goldhill (ed.) Being Greek Under RomeBeing Greek Under Rome: Cultural Identity, the Second Sophistic and the Development of Empire. (Cambridge 2001). The Classical Bulletin. 79.1(2003) 312-316
Review ofK. Haynes Fashioning the Feminine in the Greek Novel. (Routledge 2003). The Classical Bulletin 79.2(2003) 312-316
Review ofT. Whitmarsh, Greek Literature and the Roman Empire. The Classical Bulletin. 80.2 (2004) 340-344.
Review of Helen Morales Vision and Narrative in Achilles Tatius. . The Classical Bulletin.2006
Review of Alan James, Quintus of Smyrna. The Trojan Epic. Posthomerica.Classical Outlook
Review of T. Hägg, B. Utas, The Virgin and Her Lover: Fragments of An Ancient Greek Novel and a Persian Epic Poem.Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists. 2009
Review of Tim Whitmarsh (ed) The Cambridge Companion to the Greek and Roman Novel.Classical Outlook 2009
Review of Rhiannon Evans, Utopia Antiqua. Readings of the Golden Age and Decline at Rome. Classical Outlook 2010
Review of G. W. Bowersock, G. W. From Gibbon to Auden. Essays on the Classical Tradition. Oxford University Press 2010 Classical Outlook. 2011
Review of Tim Whitmarsh Narrative and Identity in the Ancient Greek Novel. Cambridge 2011. The Classical Outlook.
Review of N. H. O. Duckwitz Reading the Gospel of St. Mark; A Beginning in Greek. Bolchazy-Charducci 2011. Classical Outlook
“Mobile Teaching Stations at Humanities in the Schools Day,” Information Technology Training News (Jan. 1999) 8.
“Homework with Web CT,” Information Technology Training News (Feb. 1999) 1.
PAPERS GIVEN AT PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS (REGIONAL, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL) “Nestor and Anchises: A Comparison,” Classical Association of the Middle West and South (= CAMWS), 1987.
“Horace Odes 1.12 and Pindar’s Olympian 2,” CAMWS, April 1988.
“The Theme of Heedlessness in Apuleius’ Metamorphoses,” CAMWS April 1990.
“The Archaeology in Four Sections: ThucydidesI.1-19 and the Evolution of Greek Power,” American Philological Association ( = APA), 1990.
“Metamorf≈seiw into Metamorphoses and Apuleius’ Romance,” CAMWS, April 1991.
“The Acts of Paul and Thecla and Classical Romantic Themes,” Byzantine Studies Conference, Boston, October 1991.
“Greco-Italian and Apulian Amphorae of the Ionian Coast of Italy,” Archeological Institute of America, December 1991.
“The Role of Hippothoos in Xenophon of Ephesus’ Ephesiaca,” CAMWS, April 1992.
“Chariton’s Chaireas and Callirhoe as Alternate History,” CAMWS, April 1993.
“Felix Culpa: Feminine Transgression and Chariton’s Alternate History,” APA, December 1993.
“Plutarch’s Moralia and the Greek Erotic Romance,” CAMWS, April 1994.
“Lucius and the Two Isises of Apuleius’ Metamorphoses,” CAMWS, April 1995.
“Love and Learning: Chaireas, Dionysios and Artaxerxes in Chariton’s Chaireas and Callirhoe,” APA, December 1996.
“The Dream of Social Regeneration and the Greek Romance,” CAMWS, April 1997.
“Heliodorus’ Aithiopika and the Solution to History,” APA, December 1997.
“The Ideological Dimensions of Chariton’s Chaireas and Callirhoe: Some Features,” CAMWS, 1998.
“Utopian Aspects of the Ancient Greek Romances” New Jersey Research Consortium Conference: A Wealth of Resources in New Jersey. Showcasing Research. 1998.
“The Greco-Roman Idealization of Ethiopia” Society Of Research on African Cultures (SORAC) “Images of Africa: Stereotypes and Realities,” Montclair State University, October 1998
“Eros and the Reformation of Love and Society in Longus’ Daphnis and Chloe,” APA, December 1998.
“Apuleius' Myth of Cupid and Psyche and the Underlying Myth of the Greek Novel,” CAMWS, April 1999.
“Daphnis and Chloe and Leucippe and Clitophon: the Education in Love” April CAMWS, 2000.
“Utopian themes in Three Greek Romances,” 3rd International Conference on the Ancient Novel, Grongingen, the Netherlands, July 2000.
“Egyptian Unrest of the First and Second Centuries A.D. and Chariton's Chaireas and Callirhoe,” APA, January 2001.
“Myth-Thematic Criticism and the Greek Ideal Romance” CAMWS, April 2001.
“Lucius’ Problematic Roman Career in Apuleius’ Metamorphoses, CAMWS, April 2002.
“Resistance, Accommodation and its Ideologies in the Greco-Roman Novel,” Third Annual Symposium on Roman Imperial Ideology held at the Villa Vergiliana, Cuma, Italy, May 23-26, 2002.
“Heliodorus’ Calasiris as Exiled Sophist” CAMWS, April 2003.
“Longus’ Daphnis and Chloe: Myth, Ideology and Suggestions of Utopia,” given at the “Uses and Abuses of Pastoral: Arcadia Re-visited.” A conference held at the University of Oslo, 24-25 April, 2003
“Teaching Troy and the Trojan War,” CAAS April 2004
“Creating and Using On-Line Interactive Modules for Teaching Topics in Art and Archaeology, “Ancient Studies; New Technology III: The World Wide Web and Scholarship in Ancient, Byzantine, and Medieval Studies” at James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA December 3-5, 2004.
“False Deaths and Clitophon’s Progress: the Unexpected Idealness of Leucippe and Clitophon,” CAMWS, April 2005
“Coming of Age and Political Accommodation in the Greco-Roman Novels,” presented at the 3rd Rethymnon International Conference on the Ancient Novel, held University of Crete in Rethymnon, May 24-6 2005.
“The Utopian Ideal and Critical Methods for the Humanities,” presented at the Third International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities,” University of Cambridge, UK, 2-5 August 2005.
“Past as Prologue: the Utopian past in the Romances of Longus, Chariton and Heliodorus” APA, January 2006.
“Reading the Greek romance, reading Aphra Behn’s Oroonoko.” CAMWS, April 2006.
“Teaching Alexander, Teaching Culture Through the Latin Alexander Romance.” 60-minute lecture and workshop, American Classical League, July, 2006.
“The Charite Episode and Lucius’ Failure in Apuleius’ Metamorphoses.” CAMWS, April 2007.
“The Greek Romances as Dramas of Desire: a Lacanian Experiment.” Meetings of the American Philological Association, January 2008.
“Considering Desire in the Greek Romances Employing Lacanian Theory: Some explorations” Presented at 4th International Conference on the Ancient Novel (ICAN) July 2008.
“Lars and the Real Girl and the Pygmalion Myth”. CAAS, October 2008
“Humanities, Classics and the Great Books at a Large State Institution”. CAAS October 2009.
“Eros in the Greek Novel – Lacanian (and Irigarayian) Explorations”. Human Condition Series: Eros. 3rd International Interdisciplinary Conference. May 20-22, 2010, Nipissing University, Muskoka campus, Bracebridge, Ontario, Canada.
“New Techniques, New Technologies in Teaching Classical Material Culture” CAAS October 2011
Dionysos and the Dramatic Perspective in Longus' Daphnis and Chloe CAAS October 2012
Teaching the Humanities and Critical Thinking Using Technology Faculty of English, Beijing University of Chemical Technology June 2013
Teaching Mythology using Contemporary Movies. Faculty of English, China Youth University for the Political Sciences December 31 2014
Teaching Critical Thinking Using Technology.” North China Electric Power University January 7th, 2014
“Roman Religion: More than Greco-Roman Gods.” Montclair State University Department of Classics/ Institute for the Humanities, Classics Day. October 24, 1996.
“Euripides’ Orestes:The Theater of Cruelty, the Absurd, and the Real.” Montclair State University Institute for the Humanities, Humanities in the Schools Day. May 7, 1997.
“Ancient Genocide — Examples and Questions.” Montclair State University/ Institute for the Humanities, Seminar on ‘The Nature of Genocide,’ October 16, 1997.
“Pulp Fiction — Papyrus Style!” Montclair State University Department of Classics/ Institute for the Humanities, Classics Day. October 28, 1997.
“Scenes from the Decline and Fall.” Montclair State University Department of Classics/ Institute for the Humanities, Classics Day. October 2, 1998.
“Ethiopians and Indians: The Idealized Other in Greek and Roman Literature. “ Humanities in the Schools Day,
“Persius: Morality and Friendship” Guest Lecture delivered at the College of Charleston, Feb. 25, 1999.
“Three Philosophic Utopias,” Montclair State University Department of Classics/ Institute for the Humanities, Humanities in the Schools Day program “As Time Goes By....Visions of the Past, the Present, the Future and the Cycle of Time,” December 7, 1999
“Apuleius' Golden Assor How to go fromDonkey to Devotee,” Montclair State University Department of Classics/ Institute for the Humanities, Classics Day. October 2000.
“Bellamy’s Looking Backward in the year 2000,” Humanities in the Schools Day, 2000.
“Myth, Utopia and Politics in Ancient Greek Romance,” the Robert J. Murray Lecture, March 9th 2002 at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio.
“The Satyrica’s Petronian Odyssey.” Montclair State University Department of Classics/ Institute for the Humanities, Classics Day. October 29, 2002.
“The ‘Romanization’ of Britain: History and Highlights” Montclair State University Department of Classics/ Institute for the Humanities, Classics Day. October 28, 2003.
“The Romance of Alexander the Great,” November 16, 2004.
“The Romance of Troy: The Archaeology and Redisovery of Homer’s City Troy and the Trojan War: Montclair State University Department of Classics/ Institute for the Humanities, program, “Incorporating the Classics into the Middle School Classroom,” December 1, 2006.
“Two Mythic Civilizers” Sparta’s Lycurgus and Rome’s Numa,” Montclair State University Department of Classics/ Institute for the Humanities, Humanities in the Schools Day, Dec. 7, 2006.
“The other Great Latin Epic. The Phrasalia of Lucan.” Classics Day, October 2008.
“Productions of Pygmalion”. Teaching Myth Beyond the Basics, 2008
“Schliemann, Troy and Mycenae” November 2008 meeting of NJEA, Atlantic City, New Jersey
“Teaching Comparative Myth Across Grade Levels.” November 2009 meeting of NJEA, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Jason, Medea and the Argonauts” Teaching Myth: Beyond the Basics, April 2010
“Caesar: Beyond the Gallic Wars” FLENJ March 2011.
“Caesar: More than just the Gallic Wars” NJCA October 2011.
TEACHING WITH TECHNOLOGY
Instructor for the “Learning and Mentoring in Cyberspace” workshop, Montclair State University, July 13-15. Susana M. Sotillo (email@example.com) workshop leader.
Web Page Authoring I, a workshop conducted at “Humanities and Technology: Classroom Connections” sponsored by Montclair State University Institute for the Humanities, Oct. 26 1999.
“Innovative Web Pages Created by High School Humanities Teachers,” a lecture/seminar presented at “Humanities and Technology: Classroom Connections” sponsored by Montclair State University Institute for the Humanities, Oct. 26 1999.
“Digging your way through the Sites,” a seminar/workshop given at the Fall Meeting of the New Jersey Classical Association, October 30, 1999.
A one-hour workshop on Java Scripting, for “The Future of Technology Today” program put on by College of Humanities and Social Sciences for University Day, March 22, 2000.
“Web Page Authoring I” a lecture/seminar presented for “Humanities and Technology: Classroom Connections II” sponsored by Montclair State University Institute for the Humanities, Thursday, January 11, 2001.
“UPresent,” a demonstration and information of a new multimedia software package, given for the 3rd Annual CHSS Technology Expo Wednesday, March 21st, 2001.
"Creating Web-Based Exercises: A Survey of Options" a seminar/workshop for the Classical Association of the Atlantic States, 28 April 2001.
A Workshop on UPresent for the Office of Information Technology, May 24, 2001.
“Creating and using on-line interactive module for teaching art,” MSU’s edTeXpo: Annual Conference 2003