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Name: Caroline Perkins
Title: Professor
Office: Classics/COLA
Phone: 304-696-2701
Email: perkins@marshall.edu
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Achievements

Research Based:
 
Articles:
“Vitellius the spectaculum: a note on Tacitus, Histories, 3.84-5,” CB 90 (1990) 47-49.

“Love’s Arrows Lost: Tibullan Parody in Amores 3.9 Classical World 86 (1993) 459-466.

“Tacitus on Otho,” Latomus 52 (1993) 848-855.

“Persephone’s Lie in the Homeric Hymn to Demeter,” Helios 23.2 (1996) 135-141.

“Ovid’s Erotic Vates,” Helios 27 (2000) 53-61.

"Protest and Paradox in Ovid, Amores 3.11," Classical World 95 (2002) 117-125.

“Truth in Tacitus: The Case of Livia Augusta,” Collection Latomus: Studies in Latin Literature and Roman History, 272 (2003) 419-427.

Review of Philip Hardie's Ovid's Poetics of Illusion, Classical Bulletin 79 (2003) 152-156.

Review of Nicholas Holzberg's Ovid: the Poet and His Works, Classical Bulletin 79 (2003) 156-159.

"Looking in the Mirror: Caecina and his Army in the Histories of Tacitus." forthcoming, Latomus
 
 
Book:
Ovid: A Legamus Transitional Reader. Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2008.
 
 
Presentations:
“The army as a character in the Historiae of Tacitus,” presented at CAMWS meetings, Columbus, Ohio, April 7-9, 1983.

The role of the German army in the rebellion of Vitellius: Tacitus, Historiae, 1.51-57, presented at the APA meetings, Cincinnati, Ohio, December 28-30, 1983.

“Tacitus on Otho,” prsented at the CAMWS meetings, Williamsburg, Virginia, April 28-28, 1984.

“Tacitus on Helvidius Priscus: Histories 4.5-6,” presented at the APA meetings, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, December 27-30, 1984.

“Miles dicit: the speeches of the army in the Histories,” presented at the CAMWS meetings, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 11-13, 1985.

“Ovid, Amores 3.9, presented at the APA meetings, Washington, D.C., December 27-30, 1985.

“Vitellius the spectaculum: Tacitus, Histories 3.84.5,” presented at the CAMWS meetings, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 6-9, 1988.

“The animus of the army in Tacitus’ Histories,” presented at the CAMWS meetings, Lexington, Kentucky, March 30-April 1, 1989.

“Aulus Vitellius: princeps or glutton?” presented at the Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, Lexington, Kentucky, April 27-29, 1989.

“Ovid the Vates,” presented at the CAMWS meetings, Hamilton, Ontario, April 4-6, 1991.

“Tacitus on Livia Augusta,” presented at the Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, Lexington, Kentucky, April 4-6, 1992.

“Persephone’s lie in the Homeric Hymn to Demeter,” presented at the CAMWS meetings, Atlanta, Georgia, April 7-9, 1994.

Dux et Miles in the Histories of Tacitus,” presented at the Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, Lexington, Kentucky, April 21-23, 1994.

“Truth in Tacitus: The Case of Livia Augusta,” presented at the APA meetings, Atlanta, Georgia, December 27-30, 1994.

“Ovid, Amores 3.11: When Breaking Up Is So Very Hard To Do,” presented at the CAMWS meetings, Charlottesville, Virginia, April 16-18, 1998.

“The Rhetoric of Failure: Text and Counter-text in Amores 1.1,” presented at the CAMWS Meetings, Knoxville, Tennessee, April 6-8, 2000.

"Myth and Transformation in Ovid, Amores, 2.17." presented at the CAMWS Meetings, Austin, Texas, April 4-6, 2002.

"Gender and Transformation: Tiresias in Ovid, Meta. 3.316-338," presented at the CAMWS Meetings. Lexington, Kentucky, April 3-6, 2003.

"Ancient History 1903-2003: How the Future Shapes the Past," presented at the CAMWS Meetings, St. Louis, Missouri, April 15-17, 2004.

“Seruitium, the Puella and the Narrator in Ovid’s Amores,” presented at the CAMWS Meetings, Cincinnati, Ohio, April 12-14, 2007.

“The Figure of Elegy in Amores 3.1: Elegy as Poeta, Elegy as Puella, Puella as Poeta,” presented at the CAMWS Meetings, Tucson, Arizona, April 16-19, 2008.
 

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