Classical Studies: Archaic & Classical Greek poetry and music, especially lyric and drama; Greco-Roman Literary History; Ancient Scholarship; Papyrology and Fragmentary Literary Texts. ____(Dr. Coward is not teaching this semester) ______
Thomas R.P. Coward is Term Assistant Professor of Classics at George Mason University, VA. He teaches both ancient Greek and Latin literature and culture in the original and in translation. He studied at Durham, Bologna, and at King's College London. His main interests are Greek poetry and music, ancient scholarship, fragmentary literary texts, and difficult and obscure authors.
The revised version of his PhD thesis, (Pindar and Greek Lyric Poetry: A Tradition of Innovation) is being prepared for Oxford University Press. Together with Dr Rosa Andújar (KCL, UK) and Dr Theodora Hadjimichael (Warwick, UK), he has edited and contributed to the volume Paths of Song: The Lyric Dimension of Greek Tragedy, which was published by De Gruyter in February 2018. He is also co-editing with Dr Enrico Emmanuele Prodi (Ca Foscari, Italy) a volume entitled, Didymus and Greco-Roman Learning, which will be published as a BICS Supplement. His next project will be a study of intellectual life and learning on the island of Rhodes (168BC-AD44).