1998. B.A., English Textual Studies & Journalism. Syracuse University.
Amor Belli: Elegiac Diction and the Theme of Love in Lucan’s Bellum Civile. Directed by Prof. Matthew McGowan, Fordham University, Classics. [abstract]
Latin poetry, digital humanities, Classics pedagogy
Manuscripts under review
2017. “Measuring and Mapping Intergeneric Allusion in Latin Poetry using Tesserae,” Journal of Data Mining and Digital Humanities. [abstract]
2017. "The Future of Ancient Literacy: Classical Language Toolkit and Google Summer of Code," Classics@, special issue on ancient literacies. Co-written with K. Johnson and L. Hollis. [abstract]
Manuscripts in preparation
“Venus and venus in Lucan’s Bellum civile”
“Creating Stopword Lists for Historical Languages”
“Bootstrapping Linked Open Data in Library Catalog Records”
2017. Review of “Opera Latina”. Society for Classical Studies Blog .forthcoming.
2017. “Latin Einstein on the Beach.” University Bookman. Review of R.T. Foster and D.P. McCarthy, Ossa Latinitatis Sola, or, The Mere Bones of Latin according to the Thought & System of Reginald. (Catholic University of American Press, 2016). [link]
2017. Classical World 110.2. Review of B.Walters, Lucan: Civil War and S. Lombardo, Statius: Achilleid. (Hackett Publishing Company, 2015). DOI 10.1353/clw.2017.0016. [link][pdf]
2012. Classical Outlook 89.2. Review of P.L. Chambers, The Natural Histories of Pliny the Elder. (Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 2012). [jstor][sample]
2018. Future Philologies: Digital Directions in Text for Historical Languages. Organizer. Institute for the Study of the Ancient World. April 20.
2017. “Digital Approaches to Latin Vocabulary Acquisition.” Organizer. CAAS 2017 Annual Meeting, New York City, NY. October 6.
2017. “Ancient Makerspaces: Digital Classics Workshop.” Panel moderator. Annual Meeting of the Society of Classical Studies, Toronto, Ont. [site]
2017. “Creating Stopword Lists for Historical Languages.” Global Philology: Big Corpora of Historical Text, Universität Leipzig. July 10. [abstract]
2017. “Virgil’s Hardest Sentence?: Measuring Readability in Latin Poetry.” Midwest Classical Literature Consortium, Ohio University. April 22. [abstract]
2017. “Classical Language Toolkit and Measuring Readability in Latin Literature.” Global Philology Open Conference, Universität Leipzig. February 22. [slides]
2016. “Erotic Distraction in Lucan’s Bellum Civile.” Annual Meeting of the Society of Classical Studies, San Francisco, Ca. January 9. [abstract]
2015. “Caesar Captivus: Elegiac Enrichment in Lucan’s Bellum Civile.” CAAS 2015 Annual Meeting, Wilmington, De. October 9. [abstract]
2014. “Carpe Iter: A Case for Latin-themed Field Trips.” CAAS 2014 Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. October 10. [abstract]
2014. “Latin for the Hearing-Impaired.” Investigating Inequalities, Graduate School Association Conference, Fordham University. April 5.
2014. “Digital Directions for a Concordance of Hellenistic Philosophy.” (Co-presented with Prof. Brian Johnson, Fordham University.) Publishing Text for a Digital Age, Tufts University. March 28.
2013. “Lucian’s Ekphrasis of the Visible and the Invisible in Imagines.” CAMWS 2013 Annual Meeting, Iowa City, Ia. April 20. [abstract]
2013. “Distant Reading Alliteration in Latin Poetry.” Word, Space, Time: Digital Perspectives on the Classical World, University at Buffalo. April 6. [abstract][code]
2013. “A Non-Latin Script in the Digital Archive: Greek OCR and Google Books.” Remembering, Forgetting, Imagining: The Practices of Memory, Digital Humanities roundtable, Fordham University. March 2.
2011. “Short on Erotics: Eros as Epic Hero in Apollonius Rhodius’ Argonautica 3.275-298.” Desire: From Eros to Eroticism, CUNY Graduate Center, Department of Comparative Literature. November 11. [abstract]
2017. “Mapping Linked Data Subject Headings in the Library Catalog.” DH2017, Montreal, Quebec. August 11. Co-written with D. Ratzan, T. Elliot, and G. Mckee. [abstract]
2014. “Distant Reading Alliteration in Latin Literature.” Annual Meeting of the American Philological Association, Chicago, Il. January 4. [abstract]
2017. “Latin in Unexpected Places.” Paideia Outreach in the CAAS Region, CAAS 2017 Annual Meeting, New York City, NY. October 7.
2017. “Exploring Diction and Topics in Latin Love Elegy.” Digital Propertius Project, Department of Classics, Yale University. May 18.
2016. “Cicero’s Hardest Sentence?: Measuring Readability in Latin Literature”. Drew University Classics Department. December 1. [abstract][code]
Digital Humanities Projects
2015-present. The Classical Language Toolkit (CLTK). Core member. [link].
Open Access Writing
2017. “The Ancient Case Against Programming ‘Languages’” Eidolon April 24. [link].