Directory of Members

Baertschi, Annette M.
Associate Professor
Dept. of Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies
Bryn Mawr College
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
abaertschi@brynmawr.edu

Primary Field of Interest: Renaissance epic, Neo-Latin pastoral and tragedy, History of Scholarship, Classical Reception

Current Work in Progress: “… ut ex multis et variis unum fiat, idque aliud et melius”: Imitative Transformation in Petrarch’s Africa

last update: 23 May 2014


Booth, Frederick J. 
Associate Professor Emeritus
Dept. of Languages Literatures and Cultures
Seton Hall University
South Orange, New Jersey
frederick.booth@shu.edu

Primary Field of Interest: Renaissance literature

Current Work in Progress:

Recent Neo-Latin Publications: Song of the Bison: Text and Translation of Nicolaus Hussiovianus’s “Carmen de statura, feritate ac venatione bisontis” (Amsterdam: ARC Humanities Press, 2019)

last update: 06 November 2020


Cooper, Alix
Associate Professor
History Department
SUNY-Stony Brook
Stony Brook, New York
alix.cooper@stonybrook.edu

Primary Field of Interest: Latin as a language for science and medicine in early modern Europe, with a particular interest in the use of Latin in natural history

Current Work in Progress: A history of the scientific family and household during the Scientific Revolution

last update: 29 June 2017


Coulson, Frank T.
Professor
Department of Classics
The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
coulson.1@osu.edu
 

Primary Field of Interest: Ovid; Classical reception

Current Work in Progress: The Oxford Handbook of Latin Palaeography (co-edited with Robert G. Babcock) Ovid, Metamorphoses article for the Catalogus translationum et commentariorum Translation of Petrus Brechorius, Ovidius moralizatus (for Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library)

Recent Neo-Latin Publications:

“Codices Latini Ohienses (I): Latin Manuscripts in the William Oxley Thompson Memorial Library of the Ohio State University,” Manuscripta 56, 2012: 157-226.

“The Editing of Medieval Commentary Texts: Problems and Perspectives,” Ars Edendi Lecture Series (III), edd. Eva Odleman and Denis M. Searby, Stockholm, 2014, 105-30.

The Vulgate Commentary on Ovid’s Metamorphoses, Book I, Kalamazoo, MI, 2015.

“Myth and Allegory in the Vulgate Commentary on Ovid’s Metamorphoses,’ in Lire les mythes, Presses Universitaires de France, 2016,199-224.

last update: 14 May 2016


DiCesare, Mario A.
Professor Emeritus
Binghamton University
Binghamton, New York
dicesare1@mindspring.com

Primary Field of Interest: Epic poetry, Vergilian commentary, especially Cristoforo Landino

Current Work in Progress: Cristoforo Landino

last update: 21 May 2014


Dugan, Kelly P.
Graduate student
Classics Department
The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
dugan.139@osu.edu

Primary Field of Interest: Classical reception, reception of Apuleius

last update: 13 May 2014


Ewald, Owen
C. May Marston Assistant Professor of Classics
Seattle Pacific University
Seattle, Washington
ewaldo@spu.edu

Primary Field of Interest: Roman Historiography; Latin Poetry by Women; Latin Biblical Commentaries

Current Work in Progress: “Out of the Pietist Labyrinth:  Susanna Sprögel’s Latin Verses” (to be presented at APA Annual Meeting, January 2015), Text and Translation of Susanna Sprögel’s Latin verses, Latin text of Nicholas of Lyra’s commentary on Hosea

Recent Neo-Latin Publications:
“Imperial Roman Cities as Places of Memory in Augustine’s Confessions” (forthcoming in Urban Dreams & Realities volume from Brill).

last update: 12 May 2014


Fantazzi, Charles Emmanuel
Thomas Harriot Distinguished Professor Emeritus
East Carolina University
Greenville, North Carolina
fantazzic@ecu.edu

Primary Field of Interest: Renaissance Latin Poetry, Erasmus, Vives

Current Work in Progress:
Vols. 17 and 18 of the Correspondence of Erasmus and vol. 75, Apology against the Spanish Monks, Collected Works of Erasmus, University of Toronto Press.

Recent Neo-Latin Publications:
“The Erasmus-Vives Correspondence” in Erasmus and the Renaissance Republic of Letters, ed. Stephen Ryle (Turnhout: Brepols, 2014), pp. 145-157.

Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World  ed. Philip Ford, Jan Bloemendal and Charles Fantazzi (Leiden:  Brill Publishers, 2014).

“Juan Luis Vives.”  In Karla Pollman et al. (eds.), The Oxord Guide to the Historical Reception of Augustine (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013), 3:1876-79.

last update: 15 May 2014


Fisher, Roger S.
Associate Professor
Department of Humanities
York University
Toronto, Ontario
rfisher@yorku.ca

Primary Field of Interest: Neo-Latin Prose, legal documents

Secondary Field of Interest: Neo-Latin translations of Greek texts

Current Work in Progress: Thomas Watson’s translation of Sophocles’ Antigone; the trial of Thomas More

Recent Neo-Latin Publications:
“Law Latin and English Law” in Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World, Macropaedia, eds. Philip Ford †, Jan Bloemendal and Charles Fantazzi (Leiden: Brill, 2014), Part IX, “Latin and Law,” Chapter 59, 791-806.

last update: 06 November 2020


Fritsen, Angela
Upper School Latin Teacher
The Episcopal School of Dallas
Dallas, Texas
fritsena@esdallas.org

Primary Field of Interest: Renaissance humanism; Classical reception; antiquarianism

Recent Neo-Latin Publications:

Antiquarian Voices. The Roman Academy and the Commentary Tradition on Ovid’s Fasti. Ohio State University Press, 2015.

“The Renaissance Afterlife of Heroides 15: Two Humanist Responses to Sappho (Commendatio Marci Siculae poetae and Epistula Phaonis ad Sappho).” Manuscripta 49.1 (2005): 41-58.

“Readership and Patronage: The Manuscript History of Ludovico Lazzarelli’s Fasti christianae religionis.” R. Babcock and L. Patterson, editors, Old Books, New Learning: Essays on Medieval and Renaissance Books at Yale (New Haven, CT: The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 2001): 93-104.

“Testing Auctoritas: The Travels of Paolo Marsi, 1468-69.” International Journal of the Classical Tradition 6.3 (2000): 356-382.

last update: 5 July 2017


Gaisser, Julia Haig
Professor Emeritus of Latin, Research Professor in the Humanities
Bryn Mawr College
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
jgaisser@brynmawr.edu

Primary Field of Interest: Renaissance Humanism; History of Scholarship; and Neo-Latin Poetry

Current Work in Progress:
An edition and translation of Pontano’s dialogues Actius, Asinus, and Aegidius for the I Tatti Renaissance Library

The article on Tibullus for Catalogus Translationum et Commentariorum

Recent Neo-Latin Publications:
Pontano’s Dialogues vol. 1 (Charon and Antonius). I Tatti Renaissance Library, 2012

“From Giovanni Pontano to Pierio Valeriano: Five Renaissance Commentators on Latin Erotic Poetry.” Forthcoming in Commentaries, Christina Kraus, Christopher Stray, and Sander Goldberg, eds. Oxford University Press, 2014.

“Succession and Inheritance in Pontano’s Antonius.” Forthcoming in Studi di erudizione e di filologia italiana. (2014) 87-120.

last update: 12 May 2014


Gallucci, John
Professor of French, Department of Romance Languages
Colgate University
Hamilton, New York
jgallucci@colgate.edu

Primary Field of Interest:
French literature of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries; Neo-Latin literature of the Renaissance and later centuries, especially those Neo-Latin writings pertaining to the “New World”

Current Work in Progress: contributed, with Jean-François Cottier and Haijo Westra, to the chapter on Neo-Latin literature in North America, forthcoming in The Oxford Handbook of Neo-Latin Literature

Recent Neo-Latin Publications:
“Latin Terms and Periphrases for Native Americans in the Jesuit Relations‘ appeared in Latinity and Alterity in the Early Modern Period, edd. Yasmin Haskell and Juanita Feros Ruys, Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies/BREPOLS, 2010: pp. 259-252. This article was translated into French and appeared in the review Tangence, été 2012, numéro 99, under the title ‘Décrire les ‘Sauvages’: réflexion sur les manières de désigner les autochtones dans le latin des Relations‘, pp. 19-34. 

last update: 21 May 2014


George, Edward V.
Emeritus Professor
Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures,
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, Texas
ed.george@suddenlink.net

Primary Field of Interest: Juan Luis Vives (1492-1540); Northern Renaissance Rhetoric; Renaissance reception of ancient sources for the late Roman Republic.

Current Work in Progress: Entries on De veritate fidei Christianae, Book Four, and De conditione vitae Christianorum sub Turca by Juan Luis Vives (1493-1540), in Christian-Muslim Relations: A Bibliographical History 1500-1900, to be published by E.J. Brill, Leiden.

Recent Neo-Latin Publications:
Juan Luis Vives, Declamationes Sullanae: Part Two. Edited and Translated with Introduction and Notes by Edward V. George. Leiden, Netherlands: E.J. Brill. 2012.

“Captive Greeks and Deluded Europeans: Notes on Juan Luis Vives’s De conditione vitae Christianorum sub Turca (1529).” eHumanista 26 (2014). Pp. 508-529.

“Fragments of Historical Fiction in Juan Luis Vives.” Studia Philologica Valentina 14 (2012). Pp. 269-85.

last update: 27 May 2014


Griffin, Quinn
Assistant Professor
Grand Valley State University
Allendale, Michigan

griffiqu@gvsu.edu

Primary Field of Interest: Reception, Women’s Studies, Philosophy

Current Work in Progress: A dissertation exploring the reception of ancient philosophy by the female humanists Laura Cereta, Cassandra Fedele and others

last update: 14 May 2016


Jean, Michael
Graduate Teaching Associate
Department of Classics, The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
jean.18@osu.edu (http://classics.osu.edu/people/jean.18)

Primary Field of Interest: Ovid’s Fasti in the Renaissance, literary representations of Roman topography

Current Work in Progress:
Dissertation: “Teaching Ovid’s Fasti: a critical edition and study of the glosses of Pomponio Leto”

last update: 12 May 2014


Lewis, Anne-Marie
Associate Professor
Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
York University
Toronto, Ontario
amlewis@yorku.ca

Primary Field of Interest: Neo-Latin Poetry and Prose in Sixteenth Century England and France

Current Work in Progress: Nicholas Allen’s Phaenomena

Neo-Latin Publications: “A Catalogue of Learned Women in the Latin Schoolroom Letters of Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots,” Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Vindobonensis, 2018, 423-32.

last update: 5 June 2018


Little, William
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Greek and Latin
The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
little.447@osu.edu

Primary Field of Interest: Post-classical Latin

last update: 21 May 2014


Lokaj, Rodney John
Università Kore di Enna
Enna, Sicily
rodneylokaj@gmail.com

Primary Field of Interest: Latin and Italian literature in Italy in the later medieval and early modern ages

Current Work in Progress: The Franciscan sources behind Dante’s Paradiso III

Recent Neo-Latin Publications:
Petrarch’s Ascent of Mount Ventoux. The Familiaris IV, 1 Commented edition with Latin text, English translation and introduction by Rodney Lokaj, Edizioni dell’Ateneo, Scriptores Latini, Roma-Pisa 2006.

Two Renaissance Friends: Baldassarre Castiglione, Domizio Falcone and Their Neo-Latin Poetry, Critical edition with Introduction, Commentary and English Translation by Rodney Lokaj, Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies series, Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Arizona 2014.

Falco Mantuanus de pictura,” in Miscellanea Bibliothecae Apostolicae Vaticanae 20 (2013) 577-587.

last update: 18 January 2016


Mahoney, Anne
Lecturer, Classics
Tufts University
Medford, Massachusetts
anne.mahoney@tufts.edu

Primary Field of Interest: Giovanni Pascoli; Post-Renaissance Latin generally; Classical Tradition

Recent Neo-Latin Publications:

“Reading Caesar with Petrarch: A Study in Style,” Classical Outlook 89.3 (2012), 65-76.

“Poetics on the Menu: Pascoli’s Cena in Caudiano Nervae and Horace’s Satire 1.5,” New England Classical Journal 39.3 (2012), 167-181.

“The Garland of Erasmus: The Adages As Anthology,” New England Classical Journal 37.3 (2010), 193-206.

last update: 15 May 2014


Manning, Laura
Graduate Student
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky
lamanning@uky.edu

Primary Field of Interest: Latin pedagogy, reception of Cicero, Classical and Neo-Latin oratory

Secondary Field of Interest: History of liberal arts and humanities (especially in antiquity and early modern periods)

last update: 29 October 2015


Mansfield, Justin
Independent Scholar
Chicago, Illinois
iustinus@gmail.com

Primary Field of Interest: Vocabulary, Judaism, World Exploration (Ethnography, Biology)

last update: 24 December 2019


Minkova, Milena
Professor of Classics
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky
mmink2@uky.edu
https://mcl.as.uky.edu/user/787

Primary Field of Interest: Latin Literature in its continuity; 12th century Renaissance; Latin Composition; Latin Pedagogy and Active Latin

Current Work in Progress: Latin Expression Throughout the Centuries and Across the World: the Classical Latinity of Giovanni Pietro Maffei and Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda. Contribution for a book on Neo-Latin prose style, word usage, and history of ideas

Recent Neo-Latin Publications:

Florilegium recentioris Latinitatis, Leuven University Press, Leuven, 2018 (=Supplementa Humanistica Lovaniensia, XLIII).

“Conversational Latin: 1650 to Present,” Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World, Macropaedia, ed. Philip Ford, Jan Bloemendal, Charles Fantazzi (Brill: Leiden-Boston, 2014), 83-86

“Neo-Latin Orthography,” Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World, Micropaedia, ed. Philip Ford, Jan Bloemendal, Charles Fantazzi (Brill: Leiden-Boston, 2014), 1122-1124.

last update: 06 November 2020


Mistretta, Marco Romani
Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Classics
Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts
romanimistretta@fas.harvard.edu

Primary Field of Interest: Neo-Latin humanism in the Italian Quattrocento

Secondary Field of Interest: Scientific uses of Latin in early Modern Europe

Current Work in Progress: Poliziano and the literary canon

last update: 12 May 2014


Nelson, Jennifer K.
Reference Librarian
The Robbins Collection, University of California Berkeley School of Law, Berkeley, California
 
Primary Field of Interest: Neo-Latin prose; 17th-century Rome; Early Modern Republic of Letters; satire; book history (readership, publishing, commerce)
 
Current Work in Progress: Gian Vittorio Rossi’s 1637 Eudemiae libri VIII: Translated with an Introduction and Notes (dissertation, University of Florida)

last update: 25 February 2019


Owens, Patrick M.
Hillsdale College
Hillsdale, Michigan
POwens@Hillsdale.edu

Primary Field of Interest: Neo-Latin Epic, Lucretian reception, Latin Lexicography, History of Classical Pedagogy

Current Work in Progress: Invention and Imitation in the Anti-Lucretius

Recent Neo-Latin Publications: Morgan Lexicon http://www.wyomingcatholiccollege.com/faculty-pages/patrick-owens/index.aspx?view=revision

last update: 25  November 2019


Riley, Mark
Professor Emeritus of Classics
California State University Sacramento
Sacramento, California
mtriley@saclink.csus.edu

Primary Field of Interest: John Barclay, Neo-Latin fiction

Current Work in Progress: Barclay’s Poemata (1612), edition and translation

Recent Neo-Latin Publications:
John Barclay, Icon animorum, Leuven Univ. Press, 2013 (text and translation).
b. Riley’s Greek Reader, Sophron, 2013 (available on Amazon; an intermediate Greek textbook)
c. Various on-line publications at http://www.philological.bham.ac.uk/library.html including James Hume and selections from Samuel Gott.

The Neo-Latin Reader: Selections from Petrarch to Rimbaud, Sophron Editor, 2016.

last update: 14 May 2016


Ronnick, Michele Valerie
Professor
Wayne State University
Detroit, Michigan
aa3276@wayne.edu

Primary Field of Interest: John Milton’s Latin Prose; Classical Reception

Secondary Field of Interest: North American Neo-Latin writers

last update: 10 June 2015


Schaffenrath, Florian
Associate Professor
Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Neo-Latin Studies
Innsbruck, Austria
florianschaffenrath@neolatin.lbg.ac.at

Primary Field of Interest: Neo-Latin epic poetry

Current Work in Progress: Survey of Neo-Latin epic poems of the Habsburg empire

Recent Neo-Latin Publications:

Tyrollis Latina. Geschichte der lateinische Literature in Tirol (with Martin Korenjak, Lav Subaric, and Karlheinz Töchterle), Vienna, 2012.

“Das Gründungsepos der Römerstadt Aguntum von Joseph Resch,” 2012, 41 Daphnis 263-74.

Aeneas Habspurgus vor dem Hintergrund der zeitgenösschischen Romantheorie,” in Stefan Tilg and Isabella Walser, eds., Der neulateinische Roman as Medium seiner Zeit: The Neo-Latin Novel in its Time, Tübingen, 2013, 21 NeoLatina 145-60.

“Narrative Poetry,” in Sarah Knight and Stefan Tilg, eds., The Oxford Handbook of Neo-Latin, Oxford 2015, 57–72.

“Anti-mirrors of Princes in Neo-Latin Habsburg Novels,” in Renaessanceforum 10, 2016, 219­-45.

last update: 14 May 2016


Tunberg, Jennifer Morrish
Associate Professor Department of Modern and Classical Languages
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky
jtunberg@yahoo.com

Primary Field of Interest: Neo-Latin Fiction, especially novels.

Current Work in Progress: A study of literary aspects of John Barclay’s Neo-Latin novel Argenis (Paris, 1621).

Recent Neo-Latin Publications:
“Neo-Latin Fiction” in Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Neo-Latin World, Macropaedia, eds. Philip Ford, Jan Bloemendal and Charles Fantazzi (Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2014), Part IV, Neo-Latin Literature, Chpt. 25, pp. 311-322.

“An Old Wife and the Tale that She Tells in Barclay’s Argenis,” in Der neulateinische Roman als Medium seiner Zeit/The Neo-Latin Novel in its Time, eds. Stefan Tilg and Isabella Walser (Tubingen: Narr Verlag, 2013), pp. 73-81.

“Natural Law, Apuleius, and Topoi of Fiction in Psyche Cretica (Regensburg, 1685), a Neo-Latin Novel by Johannes Ludovicus Praschius,” Humanistica Lovaniensia 57 (2008), 263-299.

last update: 12 May 2014


Tunberg, Terence O.
Professor
Department of Modern & Classical Languages, Literatures, & Cultures
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky
terence.tunberg@gmail.com

Primary Field of Interest: Neo-Latin prose style and language

Secondary Field of Interest: Rhetoric

Current Work in Progress: (Book) Studies in 16th and 17th Century Latin Prose: Style, Structure, Word-Choice, and Imitation

Recent Neo-Latin Publications:
De rationibus quibus homines docti artem Latine colloquendi et ex tempore dicendi saeculis XVI et XVII coluerunt. Supplementa Humanistica Lovaniensia, 31 (Leuven, 2012).

“Neo-Latin Prose Style from Petrarch to c. 1650” in Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World, eds. Philip Ford, Jan Bloemendal and Charles Fantazzi (Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2014), Part I, Language and Education, Chpt. 6, pp. 75-86.

 “Conversational Latin to 1650,” Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World, (eds. Philip Ford, Jan Bloemendal and Charles Fantazzi (Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2014), Part I, Language and Education, Chpt. 13, pp. 155-60.

last update: 13 May 2014


Ulery, Robert W.
Professor Emeritus of Classical Languages
Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
ulery@wfu.edu

Primary Field of Interest: Medieval and Renaissance readers of Sallust and Tacitus; Pietro Bembo

Secondary Field of Interest: Edmund Bolton’s critique of Tacitus ca. 1630; the annotation of an illustrated fifteenth century ms of Sallust connected to Jean LeBegue

Recent Neo-Latin Publications:
Pietro Bembo, Historia Veneta, 3 vols., ed. and trans., I Tatti Renaissance Library, Harvard University Press, 2007-09.

last update: 12 May 2014


Williams, Rose
Instructor Emerita of Latin and Multi-Cultural studies
www.roserwilliams.com
rwill627@suddenlink.net

Primary Field of Interest: Latin Literature, especially that of the New World.

Secondary field of Interest: History and Culture of the Classical and New World and the Impact of the Europeans upon the New World.

Current Work in Progress:

Recent Neo-Latin Publications:
“Neo-Latin Classical Tradition: Latin and its Influence in the New World,” AANLS Newsletter, Spring 2010.
“Grammar Through Mythology” Prima, Spring 2012.
“Latin for the Very Young,” The Old Schoolhouse Magazine, July 2012.

Latin of New Spain, Bolchazy-Carducci, 2015.

Professional Presentation/Workshops:
“Roman Influence in the New World”Texas Classical Association Annual Conference, Nov. 6, 2010.
“Latin and Roman Ideals in the Hispanic New World.” TFLA/SWCOLT  April 2011.
“Riches of Neo-Latin — Using Specific NeoLatin Texts: Landivar’s epic Rusticatio Mexicana and  Acosta’s De Natura Orbis Novi,” ACL June 2011.
“Latin and Roman Ideals in the Hispanic New World.” TFLA/SWCOLT  April 2011.
“Taming Caesar”  ACL June 2012.
“Caesar the Unexpected” ACL June 2014.
“New Spain or New Rome?” ACL June 2015.

last update: 14 May 2016


Wimperis, Tedd A.
Ph.D. Candidate
Classics Department
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
wimperis@email.unc.edu

Primary Field of Interest: Classical reception, Neo-Latin poetry

Secondary Field of Interest: Genre, political propaganda in Neo-Latin poetry

last update: 5 June 2014