- Notes on Contributors
Shreyaa Bhatt, Honorary Research Associate, Royal Holloway, University of London, completed her doctorate at the University of London in 2014 with a dissertation that examined the relationship between violence, peace, and sovereignty in Tacitus's Annales. Her research is at the intersection of Roman historiography, comparative history, and modern political thought. She is co-editor with Richard Alston of Foucault's Rome, a special issue of Foucault Studies journal (forthcoming).
Mark Payne is Professor in the Department of Classics, the John U. Nef Committee on Social Thought, and the College at the University of Chicago. His first book, Theocritus and the Invention of Fiction, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2007. His second book, The Animal Part: Human and Other Animals in the Poetic Imagination, was published by the University of Chicago Press in 2010 and received the 2011 Warren-Brooks Award for Outstanding lIterary Criticism. His current book project, Shared Life, is about ancient ideas of life and the life world, and their viability for the present.
Melanie Racette-Campbell is Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Her current research interests include masculinity in Augustan Rome, fathers and sons in Plautus, and the reception of the classical tradition in the Renaissance and in modern popular culture. At present her major project is a monograph on the Augustan 'crisis of masculinity.'
Jesse Weiner is Visiting Assistant Professor in Classics at Hamilton College. He is the author of numerous articles on Greek and Latin Literature and its reception, and his work has also appeared in The Atlantic. His current research interests range from intersections between literature and philosophy to sexuality and gender to classical reception studies (with special emphases in modern theater and speculative fiction). [End Page 191]