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Dr. Michael Johnson
Research and Teaching Interests: Roman history & religion; Latin prose & epigraphy
Honors and Awards:
Peer-reviewed Articles: "A Witticism of Antoninus Caracalla?" in Augusto Augurio: rerum humanarum et divinarum commentationes in honorem Jerzy Linderski. Edited by C. F. Konrad. (Franz Steiner Verlag, 2004). Edited volumes: Lily Ross Taylor: Selected Papers. Edd. M. Johnson, T. Corey Brennan, & J. Linderski. Papers and Monographs of the American Academy in Rome. (Univ. of Michigan Press [forthcoming]). Other publications: "Libri pontificales"; "Pax deorum"; "Pontifex, pontifices". In The Encyclopedia of Ancient History. Edd. R. Bagnall, K. Brodersen, C. Champion, A. Erskine and S. Huebner (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012). Reviews: T. P. Wiseman, Unwritten Rome (Univ. of Exeter Press, 2008). In Classical Journal 105.4 (2010) 366-69. F. Pina Polo, The Consul at Rome: The Civil Functions of the Consuls in the Roman Republic. (Univ. of Cambridge Press, 2011). In Classical Journal (forthcoming). Short reviews: E. Bakker (ed.), A Companion to the Greek Language (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010). In CHOICE 48 (2011) 1687. G. Horrocks, Greek: A History of The Language and Its Speakers (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010). In CHOICE 48.6 (2011) 1078. P. duBois, Out of Athens: The New Ancient Greeks (Harvard Univ. Press, 2010). In CHOICE 47.10 (2010) 1917. K. Reckford, Recognizing Persius (Princeton Univ. Press, 2009). In CHOICE 47.5 (2010) 888. R. Nünlist, The Ancient Critic at Work: Terms and Concepts of Literary Criticism in Greek Scholia (Cambridge, 2009). In CHOICE 47.1 (2009) 102. A. Boyle, Octavia: Attributed to Seneca (Oxford, 2008). In CHOICE 46.3 (2008) 507. Papers and Public Lectures: "Villas, Private Space, and the Porticus Triumphi at Baiae." Studies in Epigraphy, Moscow, USSR [abstract accepted; did not attend] January 2012 "Names and Naming in Sallust's Catilinarian Conspiracy." Hendrix College, Conway, AR February 2011 "The Pontifical College and the Dedications of Temples." Roman Archaeology Conference IX, Oxford University, UK March 2010 "The Pontifical College and the Dedication of a Temple." CANE, Providence, RI March 2010 "Lecture Notes of Theodor Mommsen in the Archives of Rutgers University." Fédération Internationale des Associations d'Études Classiques, Berlin, Germany August 2009 "Incestus Trials: Vestal Virginity and the Pax Deorum." Duke University February 2009 "Incestus Trials: Vestal Virginity and the Pax Deorum." Vanderbilt University January 2009 "The Pax Deorum and the Virginity of the Vestal Virgins." APA Annual Meeting, Chicago January 2008 "The Pontiffs and the Dedication of Temples." British School at Rome April 2007 "The Pontifical College and the Purpose of Roman Religion." Davidson College March 2007 "Mommsen Lecture Notes at Rutgers University." APA Annual Meeting, San Diego January 2007 "Between God and Man: The Structure and Purpose of Roman Religion." Washington and Lee University February 2005 "Roman Religious Refuse: The Case of the Plebeians." Transliteratures Graduate Student Conference, Rutgers University April 2004 "A Legal Joke in the Historia Augusta." Byzantine Studies Conference, Bates College October 2003 "The Purpose, Location, and Distribution of Schola Tombs at Pompeii." UNC/Duke Graduate Colloquium in Classics, Duke University March 2003 "Idomeneus and Meriones in the Iliad." APA Annual Meeting, Philadelphia January 2002 "Two Instances of Wordplay in Horace." CAMWS-SS, Athens, Georgia October 2000 Teaching: Vanderbilt University Beginning Greek I Fall 2011 Beginning Greek II Spring 2012 The Writings of Caesar Spring 2012 History of the Roman Republic Fall 2010, 2011 Ancient Cult and Magic (First Year Writing Seminar) Spring 2011 History of the Roman Empire Spring 2011 Latin Epigraphy (Graduate Latin Seminar) Fall 2010 Cicero: Pro Sexto Roscio Amerino Spring 2010 Livy (Graduate Latin Seminar) Spring 2010 Sallust Fall 2009 Davidson College The Hellenistic Novel Spring 2009 Latin Epigraphy Spring 2009 Sallust Spring 2008 Roman History Spring 2008 Independent Study on Ancient Medicine Fall 2007, Spring 2008, 2009 Intermediate Latin (Livy; Ørberg's Lingua Latina II) Fall 2007, 2008 (2 sections) Greek History Fall 2007, 2008 Cult, Magic, & Witchcraft in the Ancient World Fall 2007
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