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In 2015, Clara Bosak-Schroeder (she/they) joined the Classics department of UIUC where she is also an affiliate of History, Medieval Studies, Comparative and World Literature, and the Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory. They received their PhD in Classical Studies from the University of Michigan, with certificates in Greek and Roman History and Graduate Teaching, and a BA in Classical Languages from UC Berkeley. Since joining UIUC, Clara has won a Faculty Fellowship from HRI (2017-2018), a Junior Fellowship from the Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory (2018-2020), and has been recognized as a LEAP Scholar (2018-2020). She will be a junior fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in 2021-2022.
classical reception studies; museum studies; classics and the environmental humanities; Greek and Roman historiography and technical literature; feminist science studies and new materialisms
Additional Campus Affiliations
Associate Professor, History
Associate Professor, Program in Medieval Studies
Associate Professor, Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory
Bosak-Schroeder, C. (2020). Other Natures: Environmental Encounters with Ancient Greek Ethnography. University of California Press. https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctvxhrhpq
Bosak-sChroeder, C. (2019). Making specimens in the periplus of Hanno and its imperial tradition. American Journal of Philology, 140(1), 67-100. https://doi.org/10.1353/ajp.2019.0003
Bosak-Schroeder, C. R. M. (2017). Fabricated Elephants and Confused Horses: How Smell Constructs Non/humanity. Paper presented at 148th meeting of the Society for Classical Studies, Toronto, Canada.
Bosak-Schroeder, C. R. M. (2017). The Utopia-Slavery Phenomenon: Reading Comic Fragments with Barad. Paper presented at Materiality, Representation, and Performance in Archaic and Classical Greek Poetry
, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
Bosak-Schroeder, C. R. M. (2016). Seeing Gorgon Skins. Paper presented at Feminism and Classics VII, Seattle, Washington, United States.