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HELIOS, vol. 38 no. 2, 2011 © Texas Tech University Press 237 Notes on Contributors John Given is Associate Professor of Classics at East Carolina University . He has penned several articles on identity per­ for­ mance in Athenian tragedy and comedy. His research interests also extend to comparative and reception studies, especially in American musical theatre. Besides his research publications, he has also appeared in numerous productions of classical plays. Recently, he has turned his attention to directing. At East Carolina he has directed Aristophanes’ Lysistrata, Plautus’s Menaechmi, and Frederic Raphael’s A Thousand Kisses, a new play constructed around the poems of Catullus.­ Thomas E. Jenkins is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Classical Studies at Trinity University. He is the author of Intercepted Letters: Epistolarity and Narrative in Greek and Roman Literature (Lanham, MD 2006) as well as numerous articles on classical culture and poetics. He is the winner of the inaugural Paul Rehak award (2006) for his work on Lucian and the Harlem Renaissance. His current research focuses on modern ideological appropriations of the ancient world. Gesine Manuwald is Senior Lecturer in Latin Language and Literature at University College London. Her research interests include Roman drama, Roman epic, Roman rhetoric (especially Cicero), and the reception of the classical world (especially in Neo-Latin and modern En­ glish literature). She has published widely on all these areas, most recently Roman Republican Theatre: A History (Cambridge, 2011). Hallie Rebecca Marshall is currently Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in the Department of Classical, Near ­Eastern, and Religious Studies at the University of British Columbia. She has published a number of articles on classical reception and British theater, especially the work of Tony Harrison, which was the subject of her doctoral thesis. In July 2011 she will take up a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship at Royal Holloway, University of London, where she will work on the place and function of classical quotations in eigh­ teenth-century commonplace books. Mark Masterson is Lecturer of Classics at Victoria University of Wellington , New Zealand. Frequently writing on same-sex desire and gender, 238 Helios he has published articles on Vitruvius, Statius, the Historia Monachorum, and the Emperor Julian. He also authored a chapter, “Masculinity Studies ,” in the forthcoming Blackwell Guide to Ancient Sexuality. His book manuscript, The Unspeakable Proprieties of Late-Roman Manhood, is at present in the review process. Melinda Powers is Assistant Professor at Jon Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York. Her research interests include historiography , per­ for­ mance theory, and the per­ for­ mance of Athenian drama on the ancient and contemporary stage. She has published articles and reviews on adaptations of the classics, and is currently working on her book, The Whole Story of Athenian Performance, which is under contract at the University of Iowa Press. Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz is Margaret Bundy Scott Professor of Comparative Literature at Hamilton College, where she teaches a wide range of courses, including “Greek Tragedy: Then and Now,” “Twentieth-Century Fiction,” “Literature on Trials,” and “Modern Drama.” She is the author of Anxiety Veiled (Ithaca, 1993) and Greek Tragedy (Malden, MA and Oxford, 2008), as well as the co-editor of Feminist Theory and the Classics (London, 1993), Among Women: From the Homosocial to the Homoerotic in the Ancient World (Austin, 2002), and the co-editor and translator of Women on the Edge: Four Plays by Euripides (New York, 1999). Her current interests are in the modern use of Greek tragedy for politically progressive purposes. ...


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