Seth Holm

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Seth Holm

Seth Holm

Visiting Assistant Professor of the Classics
Classics, 21C Lawrence Hall
p 315-228-6168

Degree

BA University of Massachusetts, Boston, May 2002; MA Boston College, May 2004; PhD Boston University, January 2013

Dissertation

Honeyed Cups: Latent Didacticism in Lucretius' De Rerum Natura

Interests

Latin poetry, esp. Lucretius, the rhetoric of popular science, Presocratic and Epicurean philosophy, rhetoric and its reception, Greek tragedy and epic.

Publications

2013. “The Specter of Tantalus: Didactic Latency in De Rerum Natura.” Transactions of the American Philological Association 143: 383-401.

2012. “Dipping Bronze: New Support for an Old Reading of Agamemnon 612.” Classical Quarterly 62: 486-495.

Teaching Experience

Latin and Ancient Greek at all levels, including:

Latin 420: Lucretius (spring 2015)

Greek Oratory (fall 2015)

Core 151: Legacies of the Ancient World

Classics 225: Poets, Lovers, & Monsters

Classics 221: The Epic Voice and its Echoes