Thomas Kohn

Thomas Kohn

Associate Professor
Major Advisor for Classics

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Thomas Kohn

Research Interest/Area of Expertise

  • Roman Poetry 

  •  Ancient Theatre, especially Roman Tragedy

  •  Performance Criticism

  •  Greek and Roman Mythology

Research

 Senecan Drama, Narrative Interruption of Oratio Recta, 

Education – Degrees, Licenses, Certifications

  • BA, cum laude, in English, with secondary education certification, Carleton College, 1990
  • PhD in Classical Studies, University of Minnesota, 2001

Awards and Grants

  •  Career Development Chair (2014/1025)

  •  Humanities Center Residency (Winter 2010)

  •  University Research Grant (Summer 2008)

Selected Publications

The Dramaturgy of Senecan Tragedy, 2013. University of Michigan Press.

“The Editio of Roman Tragedy,” 2015 in Brill’s Companion to Roman
Tragedy, George W. M. Harrison, ed. Brill Publishing. 93-104.

“Aeneid 6.713-723: Who is Speaking?” Vergilius 44 (1998) 28-30.

“An Early Stage in Vergil’s Career.” Classical World 93.3 (2000) 267-74.

“The Tragedies of Ezekiel.” Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies 43 (2002/3)
5-12.

“Who Wrote Seneca’s Plays?” Classical World 96.3 (2003) 271-80.

“Seneca’s Use of Four Speaking Actors.” Classical Journal 100.2 (2004/5)
163-75.

f. “The Wishes of Theseus.” Transactions of the American Philological
Association 138.2 (2008) 379-92.

“Oratio Recta in Senecan Tragedy.” Prudentia 39.2 (2007) 51-76, published
in 2010.

“Stage Directions in Parenthesis in Roman Epic.” Classical
Quarterly 62.2 (2012) 766-784.

 “Tartarus and the Curses of Percy Jackson (or Annabeth’s Adventures in the
Underworld).” Amphora 12.1 (2015) 12-13.
 


 

Currently Teaching

  •  Latin 1020

  •  Latin 2020

Courses taught

Classics 2000: Greek Mythology (W07, F10, W11, F12)
Classics 2200: Greek Tragedy (F08, F11, F14)
Classics 2300: Ancient Comedy (W13, W14)
Latin 1010: Elementary Latin I (F06, F08, F09, F11, F15)
Latin 1020: Elementary Latin II (W08, W14, W17)
Latin 2010: Intermediate Latin I (F07, F10, F12, F13, F15)
Latin 2020: Intermediate Latin II (W09, W13, W17)
Classics 3800/5800: Survey of Greek Literature (F07, W16)
Classics 3825/5825: Survey of Latin Literature (W09)
Classics 3999/6260: Further Studies in Mythology (W08, W12, F16)
Latin 3210/5850: Epic Poetry (Ovid) (W07)
Latin 3210/5860/7810: Lyric and Elegy (W12, W16)
f. Latin 3220/6820/7820: Roman Rhetoric (F09, F13)
g. Latin 3210/6840/7820: Roman Drama (W11, F14)
h. Latin 3210/6890/7810: Roman Satire (F16)