Martha Malamud

PhD

Martha Malamud

Martha Malamud

PhD

Martha Malamud

PhD

Professor
Director of Graduate Studies
Co-editor, Arethusa

Research Interests

Imperial Latin literature; Roman epic; late antique literature; reception of classical literature

Contact Information

338 Millard Fillmore Academic Complex, North Campus

Buffalo NY, 14261-0026

Phone: (716) 645-0459

malamud@buffalo.edu

Education

  • PhD, Cornell University (directed by Frederick M. Ahl)
  • MA, Cornell University

Selected Publications

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  • “Double, Double: Two Late Roman Medeas” in Roman Medea, ed. A.J. Boyle.  Ramus 41.1 (2012), 161-89.
  • The Origin of Sin: An English Translation of the Hamartigenia. With notes and interpretive essay. Cornell University Press, November 2011. Link to BMCR review
  • “Tacitus and the Twentieth Century Novel.” In A.J. Woodman ed., The Cambridge Companion to Tacitus.   Cambridge University Press, 2010 (300-16).
  • “Lucan and Petronius:  Primitive Politics”, in Writing Politics in Imperial Rome, edited J. Garthwaite and W. Dominik.  Brill. 2009.
  • “A Spectacular Meal:  Domitian’s Banquet in Silvae 4.2,” in Statius’ Silvae and the Poetics of Intimacy, eds. Carole Newlands, Antony Augoustakis, and Martha Malamud.  Arethusa 40.2 (May 2007), 223-44.
  • A Poetics of Transformation: Prudentius and Classical Mythology. Cornell University Press, 1989.

Edited volumes of Arethusa:

Arethusa Book Series:

  • “Double, Double: Two Late Roman Medeas” in Roman Medea, ed. A.J. Boyle.  Ramus 41.1 (2012), 161-89.
  • The Origin of Sin: An English Translation of the Hamartigenia. With notes and interpretive essay. Cornell University Press, November 2011. Link to BMCR review
  • “Tacitus and the Twentieth Century Novel.” In A.J. Woodman ed., The Cambridge Companion to Tacitus.   Cambridge University Press, 2010 (300-16).
  • “Lucan and Petronius:  Primitive Politics”, in Writing Politics in Imperial Rome, edited J. Garthwaite and W. Dominik.  Brill. 2009.
  • “A Spectacular Meal:  Domitian’s Banquet in Silvae 4.2,” in Statius’ Silvae and the Poetics of Intimacy, eds. Carole Newlands, Antony Augoustakis, and Martha Malamud.  Arethusa 40.2 (May 2007), 223-44.
  • A Poetics of Transformation: Prudentius and Classical Mythology. Cornell University Press, 1989.

Edited volumes of Arethusa:

Arethusa Book Series:

Offices in Professional Organizations

  • Committee for Research, American Philological Association
  • Chair, American Philological Association Nominating Committee
  • American Philological Association Committee for the Study of Women and Minority Groups
  • American Philological Association Ad Hoc Committee for the Database
  • Classical Association of the Atlantic States Board of Directors

Honors and Awards

  • Rothman Distinguished Lectures in Classics, University of Florida, Gainesville
  • SUNY Conferences in the Disciplines Grant
  • American Council of Learned Societies Grant
  • Rome Prize in Classical Studies, The American Academy in Rome (National Endowment for the Humanities Senior Fellowship)
  • Mellon Fellowship, University of Southern California

Undergraduate Courses

Latin 201, Latin 202, Latin 301 (Ovid), Latin 302 (Catullus and Horace); Vergil’s Eclogues; Readings in Latin Literature; Classical Epic Traditions (CL 315)

Graduate Courses

Vergil, Ovid’s Metamorphoses; Late Antique Literature; Sallust; Tacitus; Roman Drama; Age of Nero; Roman Satir