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Andrew Zissos

Associate Professor and Chair, Classics
School of Humanities

Ph.D., Princeton University, 1997, Classics


M.A., University of Calgary, 1993, Classics

Phone: (949) 824-6584
Fax: (949) 824-1966
Email: pzissos@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
106 Humanities Office Building 2
Mail Code: 2000
Irvine, CA 92697

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Research
Interests
Latin epic, Imperial Roman Culture, Classical Reception
   
Academic
Distinctions
NEH Rome Prize, American Academy in Rome (2000-2001)
NEH APA/TLL Fellowship (2007-2008)
   
Appointments Assistant Professor, Post-Augustan Literature and Culture, University of Texas at Austin, 1997-2001
   
Publications Book

Valerius Flaccus, Argonautica 1. Edited with Introduction, Text, Translation and Commentary. (Oxford University Press, 2008).

Edited Book

Transformative Change in Western Thought: A History of Metamorphosis from Homer to Hollywood, with Ingo Gildenhard (forthcoming with Legenda Press).

Articles

1. "Marriage in the Ruodlieb." Mittellateinisches Jahrbuch 32.2 (1997), 53-78.
2. "The Rape of Proserpina in Ovid Met. 5.341-661: Internal Audience and Narrative Distortion." Phoenix 53 (1999), 97-113.
3. "Allusion and Narrative Possibility in the Argonautica of Valerius Flaccus." Classical Philology 94 (1999), 289-301.
4. "Problems of Time in Ovid Metamorphoses 2." 31-47 in P. Hardie, A. Barchiesi, S. Hinds (edd.), Ovidian Transformations. Essays on Ovid’s Metamorphoses and its reception. (Cambridge 1999). With I. Gildenhard.
5. "Somatic Economies: Tragic Bodies and Poetic Design in Ovid’s Metamorphoses." 162-181 in P. Hardie, A. Barchiesi, S. Hinds (edd.), Ovidian Transformations. Essays on Ovid’s Metamorphoses and its reception. (Cambridge 1999). With I. Gildenhard.
6. "Inspirational Fictions: Autobiography and Generic Reflexivity in Ovid’s Proems." Greece & Rome 47 (2000), 67-79. With I. Gildenhard.
7. "Ovid’s Narcissus (Met. 3.339-510): Echoes of Oedipus." American Journal of Philology 121 (2000), 129-148. With I. Gildenhard.
8. "Reading Models and the Homeric Program in the Argonautica of Valerius Flaccus." Helios 29 (2002), 69-96.
9. "Spectacle and Elite in the Argonautica of Valerius Flaccus." 659-84 in: A. J. Boyle & W. J. Dominik (edd.). Flavian Rome. Culture, Image, Text. (Leiden, 2003).
10. "Visual Compulsions: Phrixus & Helle in the Flavian Argonautica." 71-87 in F. Spaltenstein (ed.), Untersuchungen zu den Argonautica des Valerius Flaccus. Ratis Omnia Vincet III. (Munich 2004).
11. "L’ironia allusiva: Lucan’s Bellum Civile and the Argonautica of Valerius Flaccus." 21-38 in P. Esposito and E.M. Ariemma (edd.), Lucano e la tradizione dell’epica latina. (Naples, 2004).
12. "Navigating Genres: Martial 7.19 and the Argonautica of Valerius Flaccus." Classical Journal 99 (2004), 405-2
13. "Ovid’s Hecale. Deconstructing Athens in Ovid’s Metamorphoses." Journal of Roman Studies 94 (2004), 47-72. With I. Gildenhard.
14. "Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica." Forthcoming in J. Miles Foley (ed.), The Blackwell Companion to Ancient Epic. (London).
15. "Terminal Middle: the Argonautica of Valerius Flaccus." 311-344 in S. Kyriakidis (ed.), The Middle in Latin Poetry (Bari).
16. "Sailing and sea storm in Valerius Flaccus (Arg. 1.574-642): the Rhetoric of Inundation." F79-95 in R. Nauta and H. J. Van Dam (eds.), Flavian Poetry (Groningen 2005).
17. Reception of Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica." International Journal of the Classical Tradition 13 (2006), 165-185.
18. "Barbarian Variations: Tereus, Procne, and Philomela in Ovid (Met. 6.412-674) and Beyond." Dictynna 4 (2007), 1-25. With I. Gildenhard.
19. "Navigating Power: the Argonautica of Valerius Flaccus."351-366 in W. Dominik, J. Garthwaite, and P. H. Roche (eds.), Writing Politics in Imperial Rome. (Leiden 2009).
20. “Shades of Virgil: Seneca’s Troades.” MD. 61.2 (2009), 191-210.
21. “Metamorphosis: Angles of Approach”, Insights 3.12 (2010), 2-14. With I. Gildenhard.
22. “The King’s Daughter: Medea in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica”, Ramus.41 (2012), 94-118.
23. “The Transformations of Ovid’s Medea”, forthcoming in I. Gildenhard and A. Zissos (eds.), Transformative Change in Western Thought. A History of Metamorphosis from Homer to Hollywood. With I. Gildenhard.
24. “Stoic Thought and Homeric Reminiscence in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica”, forthcoming in M. Garani and D. Konstan (eds.), The Philosophizing Muse.
   
Professional
Societies
American Academy in Rome
Thesaurus Linguae Latinae
   
   
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Last updated 11/19/2012