Ashley Kirsten Weed

 Ashley Weed

Contact Information

4068 Foreign Languages Building
M/C 174
Urbana, IL 61801

Office Hours

  • W 11:00am-12:00pm
  • by appointment
Predoctoral fellow, graduate teaching assistant
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Ashley is a second year graduate student from Bellevue, Nebraska.

Research Interests

  • Imperial Latin literature, especially drama and novel
  • Gender and sexuality
  • Animal studies, ecocriticism
  • Identity formation and self-fashioning
  • Pedagogy, experiential learning
  • Reception of antiquity in modern media, especially in video games


  • Ph.D. in Classical Philology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (in progress)
  • B.A. in Classical Languages and Psychology, summa cum laude, Creighton University (2017)

Distinctions / Awards

  • Illinois Distinguished Fellowship