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Cain, Andrew J Professor

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Research

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  • Dr. Cain specializes in Greek and Latin patristic literature as well as early medieval Latin literature. His specialties include source criticism and various literary genres such as hagiography and epistolography.

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  • Greek and Latin patristic 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
    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
    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 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 5404 - Special Project: Teaching
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Trains students to prepare classroom-ready materials, which are then tested in the students' own classroom. Required of master's candidates (teaching of Latin option). Formerly CLAS 5404.
  • 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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International Activities

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