Summary of Activities
AY 2004 - 2005

NAME:  Dan Curley
RANK:  Assistant Professor

:  Classics

III.  Teaching
III.  Professional Activity
III.  Service

I.  TEACHING     (Professional Activity | Service)

A.  New departmental courses taught:

1. Being on sabbatical, I taught no courses this year.

B.  Curricular work-in-progress:

1CL 310: Seminar in Latin Poetry — Ovid.  I last taught Ovid in the fall of 1999.  My sabbatical project on the Metamorphoses will inform a new seminar in fall 2005.

C. Other:

1.  This spring I helped lead the Classics Department's study tour of Greece, during which time I delivered brief lectures on Greek myth and literature at various sites (May 22 - June 4, 2005).

II. PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY     (Teaching | Service)

A. Publications:

1.  Review of T. M. Green, The Greek & Latin Roots of English (Rowman & Littlefield, 2003).  Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2004.07.03.

2.  "The Tragic Page: The Heroides and the Theater of the Epistle."  Revised and under peer review.

3.  "Homeric Hospitality in Callimachus' Hecale."  In preparation.

4.  Theater and Metatheater: Transforming Tragedy in Ovid.  Book project in preparation for Ohio State University Press.

5.  Review of A. Cameron, Greek Mythography in the Roman World (Oxford, 2004).  In preparation for Classical Outlook.

B. Professional meetings attended:

1.  "The Phaedra Complex: Performing Eros in Metamorphoses 8-10."  Pacific Rim Roman Literature Seminar.  University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.  July 6, 2004.

2.  American Philological Association.  Boston, MA.  January 6-9, 2005.

III. SERVICE     (Teaching | Professional Activity)

A.  Committee responsibilities:

1.  I participated fully in the Classics Department's search to replace Michael Arnush (administrative leave, 2005-2008).  I read applicants' files and interviewed candidates both at the APA Annual Meeting (II.B) and via telephone; I also participated in the on-campus interviews of our three finalists.

B. Other community activities:

1.  Planning meeting for Burial at Thebes, the selected text for next year's FYE (April 29, 2005).

Respectfully submitted,

Dan Curley
Assistant Professor of Classics
Skidmore College

June 15, 2005