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College of Arts and Sciences

Classical Studies

Artemis Brod

Artemis Brod

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Classical Studies

albrod@iu.edu
Ballantine Hall 552
​(812) 855-7125

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • B.A. Reed College 2005
  • M.A. UC Irvine 2009
  • Ph.D. Stanford 2016

Research Interests

  • Greek Literature and Culture
  • Greek Imperial Literature
  • Ancient religion, magic and medicine

Background

My work in Greek Imperial literature focuses on the interaction between body and narrative especially in oratory.  I am interested not only in the physical aspects of an orator’s training, but also in how discourse on the body figures in speeches.  One current project investigates how the body features in orations related to dedicatory statues.  A related project investigates the healing role of metaphor in Aelius Aristides’ Hieroi Logoi, a series of speeches chronicling Asclepius’ intervention in the orator’s illness.  I have taught Ancient Greek and Latin, Greek mythology, literature in translation, and introductory writing courses.