Ariana Traill

20002016
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Ariana Traill (B.A. University of Toronto 1991, Ph.D. Harvard 1997) is an Associate Professor in the Department of the Classics. She is also affiliated with Theater Studies. Her research interests include Greek and Roman comedy, women in antiquity, and the reception of ancient comedy. She is the author of Women and the Comic Plot in Menander (Cambridge, 2008) and co-editor of A Companion to Terence (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013, with Antony Augoustakis). Current book projects include a commentary and edited volume on Plautus'  Cistellaria, and a translation of Menander's Periceiromene.

Research Interests

Greek and Roman Comedy, Women in Antiquity, Reception of Ancient Comedy

Education

Ph.D. Classical Philology, Harvard 1997
B.A. Classical Philology, University of Toronto 1991

Honors & Awards

Lynn M. Martin Professorial Scholar

Teaching

CLCV 550, LAT 491

Office Address

Classics
4053 Foreign Lang
707 S Mathews
M/C 174
Urbana, IL 61801

Office Phone

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Research Output 2000 2016

Review: A.K. Petrides' Menander, New Comedy and the Visual

Traill, A., 2016, In : Classical World. 109, 2, p. 267-8 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Review: S. Papaioannou's (ed.) Terence and Interpretation

Traill, A., Nov 1 2016, In : Journal of Roman Studies. 106, p. 339-340 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Shakespeare and the Roman comic meretrix

Traill, A., Jan 1 2015, Women in Roman Republican Drama. Dutsch, D. & Konstan, D. (eds.). University of Wisconsin Press, p. 213-231 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

William Shakespeare

A Companion to Terence

Augoustakis, A. (ed.) & Traill, A. (ed.), May 3 2013, Malden: Wiley-Blackwell. 560 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Reception
Historical Context
Ethnic Groups
Poet

Adelphoe

Traill, A., May 3 2013, A companion to Terence. Traill, A. & Augostakis, A. (eds.). Blackwell Publishing Ltd., p. 318-339 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Reader
Short Play
Dispute
Conventional
Attica

Activities 2010 2016

  • 4 Invited talk
  • 3 Editorial activity
  • 2 Oral presentation

Teaching Plautus from a Tablet

Ariana Traill (Invited speaker)
Jun 25 2011Jun 27 2011

Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

Teaching Latin in the 21st Century

Ariana Traill (Invited speaker)
Apr 16 2010

Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

Plautus and the origins of Roman Satire

Ariana Traill (Invited speaker)
Jun 2016

Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

Teaching a not-G-rated, all-Greek Lysistrata in the Midwest

Ariana Traill (Speaker)
Mar 27 2015

Activity: Talk typesOral presentation

Illinois Classical Studies (Journal)

Angeliki Tzanetou (Editor), Ariana Traill (Editor)
2016 → …

Activity: Editorial work typesEditorial activity

Honors & Recognition

Effective leadership