Shadi Bartsch-Zimmer
Helen A. Regenstein Distinguished Service Professor of Classics, University of Chicago

My research focuses on two areas.  The first is the literature and philosophy of the Neronian period.   I have published on the four major authors of the mid-first century (Lucan, Seneca, Persius and Petronius) and remain particularly invested in questions of authorial personae, ethical stances, and elite and marginalized voices.  In addition, I am interested in the meeting-point of poetic and philosophical genres.  My most recent work has been on the governing metaphors of Persius’ satires, and on his manipulation of quasi-Rabelaisian alimentary, digestive, and sexual images to convey philosophical content matter. 

The second area in which I work is the reception of the Western classical corpus in modern China.  As members of the very culture which the Greco-Roman canon helped to create, most of us are more embedded in our Western heritage than we realize.  This inevitably affects our interpretation of these texts.  But what would it be like if we came to Plato, Vergil, Augustine as complete strangers?  The opening up of China and the interest of its scholars in the Western literary, philosophical and political tradition offers us a unique chance to sketch out potential answers to that question.


Asbury J. Clarke Professor of Classical Studies, Dickinson College
德堡大学古典系教授, 上海师范大学上海千人计划特聘教授
Professor of Classical Studies, Dickinson College

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Helen A. Regenstein Distinguished Service Professor of Classics, University of Chicago
上海师范大学世界史教授 主要研究希腊化时代
Davidson Kennedy Professor of Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania
Walter C. Klein Professor of Chinese History, Harvard University
Dickason Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Classics and History, Stanford University

Editorial Board

浙江大学历史系讲师 主要研究古希腊史和修昔底德
浙江大学哲学系讲师 教授古希腊语,古希腊文化和亚里士多德哲学
复旦大学历史系教授,系主任 主要研究古代希腊史
北京大学英语系讲师 主要研究《荷马史诗》与《希腊悲剧》
东北师范大学亚洲文明研究院副教授 主要研究希腊宗教和希腊神话
南京大学历史系讲师 教授罗马史和拉丁铭文
人民大学历史系教授 主要研究古希腊历史,现主要研究古希腊人的种族认同
东北师范大学古代史研究所希腊语拉丁语教授 , 现致力于翻译修昔底德著作和古希腊铭文
复旦大学历史系教授 , 现研究荷马与赫西俄德撰写的早期希腊诗歌和现代中国文化对古希腊神话接纳

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