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Cain, Andrew J Professor

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Research

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  • Dr. Cain specializes in the Greek and Latin literature of Late Antiquity, with strong interests in Medieval and Renaissance Latin literature. His specialties include source criticism and various literary genres such as hagiography and epistolography.

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  • Greek and Latin literature of Late Antiquity, Medieval & Renaissance Latin literature, source criticism, hagiography, epistolography

Publications

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Teaching

courses taught

  • CLAS 1140 - Bread and Circuses: Society and Culture in the Roman World
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019 / Fall 2020
    Surveys the outstanding achievements of Roman culture and society as reflected in literature; philosophy and art; private and official religion; and legal and political thought. No Greek or Latin required.
  • CLAS 4130 - Greek and Roman Comedy
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Summer 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Summer 2020 / Fall 2020 / Spring 2021
    Studies Aristophanes, Plautus, and Terence in English translation. No Greek or Latin required. Same as CLAS 5130 and HUMN 4130.
  • HUMN 4130 - Greek and Roman Comedy
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2018
    Studies Aristophanes, Plautus, and Terence in English translation. No Greek or Latin required. Same as CLAS 4130 and CLAS 5130.
  • LATN 3014 - Introduction to Latin Prose
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020
    Author or topic in Latin specified in the online Schedule Planner (e.g., Cicero, Livy, Pliny). May be repeated up to 9 total credit hours for different topics. Formerly CLAS 3014.
  • LATN 3024 - Introduction to Latin Poetry
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Author or topic in Latin specified in the online Schedule Planner (e.g., Virgil, Ovid, Catullus, Horace). May be repeated up to 9 total credit hours for different topics.
  • LATN 7014 - Graduate Seminar in Latin Literature
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    May be repeated up to 7 total credit hours. Formerly CLAS 7014.

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