Noelle Zeiner-Carmichael


Address: Randolph Hall 306A
Phone: 843.953.5713
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PhD Classical Philology, Indiana University, Bloomington, 2002

BA Latin, Mary Washington College, 1992

Research Interests

Roman imperial literature especially Statius, Pliny the Younger, and Fronto; Roman epistolography; women and gender studies; Roman material culture; translation studies


2013. Roman Letters: An Anthology. London: Wiley-Blackwell.
2005. Nothing Ordinary Here: Statius as Creator of Distinction. New York: Routledge.

(2019 forthcoming). "Representations of Marriage in Greek and Roman Antiquity," in K. Hersch, ed. A Cultural History of Marriage from Antiquity to the Present, Vol. 1. Bloomsbury.
2018. "Roman Rhetoric and 'Correspondence Education': the Epistolary 'Viva Vox' of Marcus Cornelius Fronto," Bulletin of the Institute for Classical Studies. 61.2: 78-91.
2018. "Magister Domino: Intellectual and Pedagogical Poer in Fronto's Correspondence," in P. Bosman, ed. Intellectual and Empire in Greco-Roman Antiquity. Routledge. pp. 116-141.
2007. “Perfecting the Ideal: Molding Roman Women in Statius’ Silvae,Arethusa 40.2: 165-81.
2004. “Statius’ Achilleid,” in Anthology of Classical Myth. (Hackett) 395-98.

2013.  Pliny the Younger, Epistles II / Christopher Whitton (Cambridge UP 2013) Bryn Mawr Classical Review.
2012.  The women of Pliny’s letters / Jo-Ann Shelton. (Routledge: 2012) Ancient History Bulletin.
2014.  Reading the Letters of Pliny the Younger : an introduction / Roy K. Gibson and Ruth Morello. (Cambridge UP 2012). Journal of Roman Studies 103: 327-329.
2013.  Friendship in Cicero's Ad Familiares and Seneca's Moral Epistles: The Gift of Correspondence in Classical Rome / Amanda Wilcox. (U. of Wisconsin Press 2012). New England Classical Journal.
2013.  Statius Silvae Book II / Carole Newlands (Cambridge UP 2011) Mnemosyne 66: 342-43.
2011.  Pliny’s Women / Jacqueline Carlon (Cambridge UP 2009). Women’s Studies 40.3: 361-365.

2007. "Statius' Language of Wealth" Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism 91: 109-34. Reprinted with permission from Taylor and Francis from Nothing Ordinary Here (Routledge 2005).

2004. "Statius' Achilleid," trans. in Anthology of Classical Myth. pp. 395-398.

Papers Presented
2916. "Lettering the Self: Fronto, Marcus Aurelius, and Distance-Learning in Ancient Rome." Classical Charleston Colloquium, Charleston, SC.
2015. "A Conversation Halved: Letters and Letter-Writing in Ancient Rome." Invited, Connecticut College.
2014. “Magister Domino: intellectual and pedagogical power in Fronto’s correspondence”: University of South Africa Classics Colloquium (October 21-25).
2014. "The Making of Roman Letters:" Invited research presentation, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (February 17th).
2014. “Master of Letters: Linguistic competence in Fronto’s correspondence.” Annual Conference of the American Philological Association.
2011. “Lost in Translation? Metaphrase, Paraphrase and the Translator’s Ars.” Invited guest speaker, University of Mary Washington (September 15).
2010. "'September 1, 1939' by W. H. Auden: A Classicist’s Perspective on Literary Intertextuality." Invited participant, The State and Stakes of Literary Study (National Humanities Center).
2009. “Dear Student: Teaching Roman Letters in the Age of Email." Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South.
2004. “Making the Man: Statius as Creator of Distinction in the Silvae.” Invited Participant, Colloquium on Statius’ Silvae, U. of WI, Madison.