Latin language and literature, especially Republican and Augustan poetry
- Roman elegy and epic
- Catullus, Lucretius, Vergil, Propertius, Tibullus, and Ovid
Greek language and literature, especially Archaic and Hellenistic poetry
- Epic, lyric, and epigram
- Homer, Hesiod, Callimachus, and Theocritus
The ancient literary tradition
- Genre, aesthetics, and intertextuality
The concept of love in Roman poetry
- Tracing the development of a cultural concept
SPRING 2021 Courses
Publications and Works in Progress
Book in progress
Taking Love Seriously: Elegiac Love and Death in Aeneid 7–12.
Gwynaeth McIntyre and Sarah McCallum, eds. Uncovering Anna Perenna: A Focused Study of Myth and Culture. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019.
Published articles and book chapters
“Nulla fabula tegenda: Ovid’s Elegiac Revision of Vergilian Allusion.” In Uncovering Anna Perenna: A Focused Study of Myth and Culture, edited by Gwynaeth McIntyre and Sarah McCallum, 19–36. Bloomsbury Academic, 2019.
“Ego sum pastor: Pastoral Transformations in the Tale of Mercury and Battus (Ov. Met. 2.676–707).” Classical Outlook 92.2 (2017): 29–34.
“Primus Pastor: The Origins of Pastoral Programme in Ovid’s Metamorphoses.” In Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle, edited by Alison Keith and Jonathan Edmondson, 124–39. University of Toronto Press, 2016.
“Heu Ligurine: Echoes of Vergil in Horace Odes 4.1.” Vergilius 61 (2015): 29–42.
“Elegiac Amor and Mors in Vergil’s ‘Italian Iliad’: A Case Study (Verg. Aen. 10.185–193).” Classical Quarterly 65.2 (2015): 693–703.