Michelle L Currie

Faculty Fellow in Classics

Office: Lovejoy 308 [ campus map ]
Fax: 207-859-4705
Office Hours:
M 10:45 a.m.-11:45 a.m.; W 2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Currie, Michelle L


Ph.D. Florida State University
B.A. Rhodes College

Areas of Expertise

  • Seneca the Younger
  • Roman drama and epic
  • emotion studies
  • death scenes in Classical literature

Courses Currently Teaching

CourseCourse Title
CL149 AGladiators and Ghosts: Death and the Afterlife in Ancient Rome
CL197 AFrom Emperors to the Everyday in Imperial Rome
LT131 AIntroduction to Latin Literature
LT297 AThe Dead Speak: Latin Epigraphy and Beyond
LT398 AClaudius in Biography and Satire

Current Research

fear in Senecan philosophy and tragedy
ghosts and the underworld in Roman tragedy


"Seneca on the Death of M. Livius Drusus (Brev. 6.1-2)" (forthcoming, Mnemosyne)


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