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Name Laurel Bowman
Position Associate Professor of New Testament
Institutional Affiliation University of Victoria
Latitude 48.463227
Longitude -123.311981
Research Interests

Greek literature (tragedy, Hellenistic literature, especially epigram); literature and gender; classical myth; reception studies; myth in popular culture.

Department Affiliation Victoria, BC
Websites https://www.uvic.ca/humanities/greekroman/faculty/bowmanlaurel.php

Recent Publications:
“Whedon Meets Sophocles: Prophecy and Angel “, in Joss Whedon's Angel and Literature, Tamy Burnett and AmiJo Cornford, eds, McFarland and Co 2010: 191-205.

“Women’s Tradition in Greek Poetry” (Phoenix 58, 2004), translated into Arabic with commentary by Dr. Alaa Saber. Axis: Translation and Interpretation Problems (special issue of Hermes 1 (2011)): 193-235.

Co-edited with Dr. Brad Levett: Visualizing Antiquity, Mouseion 13-14.1, 2016

Select Conference and Seminar Papers

“Sacrificial virgins in the works of Joss Whedon” (with Lauren Mayes), Slayage Conference on the Whedonverse 5, Vancouver 2012

“Myths on Maps”, poster presentation, “Greek Myth on the Map” conference, Bristol 2013

Decisions in Memorial/ Decisions in the Iliad(CACW/CAPN, Vancouver 2014

“New Sappho Fragments’ (with Ingrid Holmberg), UVic departmental seminar, 2014

‘Myths on Maps” (poster presentation with Greg Newton (presenter), HCMC), Sydney 2015

“Female Writers of Hellenistic Epigram”, CAPN, Olympia 2016

“Medea the Good Mother”, Ideafest presentation, UVic 2016

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