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Name Lauren Caldwell
Position Lecturer
Institutional Affiliation University of Massachusetts Amherst
Latitude 41.748367
Longitude -72.692030
Research Interests

Roman imperial social and intellectual history, Roman law, Greco-Roman medicine

Websites https://www.umass.edu/classics/member/lauren-caldwell


Roman Girlhood and the Fashioning of Femininity, Cambridge University Press (2014). Reviews:
http://bmcr.brynmawr.edu/2015/2015-05-04.html and http://cj.camws.org/sites/default/files/reviews/2015.11.11%20Natoli%20on%20Caldwell.pdf


"Roman Medical Sects," in Oxford Handbook of Ancient Science and Medicine, P. Keyser and Scarborough, eds. (under contract with Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2017).
"Justice in Aelian's Miscellaneous History," in Ancient Law, Ancient Society: Studies in Honor of Bruce W. Frier, T. McGinn and D. Kehoe, eds. (University of Michigan Press, 2017).
"Gynecology," 360-71 in A Companion to Ancient Science, Medicine, and Technology, G. Irby, ed. (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, 2015).
"Legal Status and Gender in the Roman World," in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Gender Studies, J. Carlson et al., eds. (Oxford University Press, 2014).
"Dido's Deductio: Aeneid 4.127-168." Classical Philology 103.4: 423-35 (October 2008).
"Nuptiarum sollemnia? Roman Girls' Transition to Marriage in Legal Thought," 209-27 in Finding Persephone: Women's Rituals in the Ancient Mediterranean, A. Tzanetou and M. Parca, eds. (Indiana University Press, 2007).


"Girlhood in the Ancient World and Now," radio interview, Life Elsewhere: Art, Media, and Culture (November 2016). Link: https://lifeelsewhere.co/2016/12/03/roman-girlhood-azusena/
"Ancient and Modern: Rep. Todd Akin's Ideas about Pregnancy." Op-Ed essay, Hartford Courant (August 2012).


Peer reviewer, Classical Journal (2016-present)
Amato, E., et al., eds. 2015. Law and Ethics in Greek and Roman Declamation. DeGruyter Press. Bryn Mawr Classical Review. (October 2016)
Mattern, S. 2013. Galen: Prince of Healing. Cambridge. New England Classical Journal 41.3 (May 2014).
Morgan, T. 2007. Popular Morality in the Early Roman Empire. Cambridge. New England Classical Journal 35.4: 289-90 (November 2008).
Severy, B. 2003. Augustus and the Family at the Birth of the Roman Empire. Routledge. Classical Journal 101: 103-105 (October/November 2005)."
from https://trincoll.academia.edu/LaurenCaldwell/CurriculumVitae on 7-7-17.

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