Arum Park has been at the University of Arizona since 2015. She has published articles and book chapters on Archaic and Classical Greek poetry, the ancient Greek Novel, and Augustan poetry, as well as public-facing pieces on #metoo in ancient Greco-Roman literature, race and diversity in Classics, and Classical reception. Her interests include gender, truth, pastoralism, intertextuality, and race and ethnicity in ancient Greek and Roman literature, and she regularly teaches courses in ancient Greek language, literature, and mythology. The daughter of Korean immigrants, she currently co-chairs the Asian and Asian American Classical Caucus.
Reciprocity, Truth, and Gender in Pindar and Aeschylus (Under Contract).
- “Introduction: Resemblance and Reality as Interpretive Lens.” With Mary Pendergraft. In Resemblance and Reality in Greek Thought.
- “Reality, Illusion, or Both? Cloud-Women in Stesichorus and Pindar.” In Resemblance and Reality in Greek Thought.
- “The Pastoral Parents of Daphnis and Chloe.” Arethusa 48.2 (2015) 253-281.
- “Parthenogenesis in Hesiod’s Theogony.” Preternature: Critical and Historical Studies on the Preternatural 3.2 (2014) 261-283.
- “Truth and Genre in Pindar.” Classical Quarterly 63.1 (2013) 17-36.
- “Two Types of Ovidian Personification.” Classical Journal 104.3 (2009) 225-240.
“Uses of Stealth Latin.” With Annie Huynh. Diversity and Inclusion in the Latin Classroom, Cambridge University Press Education, December 2021. (video)
"The Transformation of a Classic" in “Transformation: Story, Character & Meaning Across Time & Space.” Tucson Humanities Festival: Storytelling, October 20, 2021. Presentation and discussion with Jennifer Donahue, Faith Harden, and Kaoru Hayashi. (video)
Khameleon Classics Podcast. “Why Diversify Classics?” A Conversation with Shivaike Shah of Khameleon Productions. 2021. (podcast)
“Diversity in Classics: Understanding It, Appreciating It.” Tucson Humanities Festival: Toward Justice, October 26, 2020. PechaKucha presentation and discussion with Bryan Carter and Jonathan Jae-an Crisman. (video)
College of Charleston, Classical Charleston 2019: Diversifying Classics, “Multicultural Voices in Classical Scholarship.” (video)