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Teaching

Courses taught

Heidelberg

 

Winter semester 2019/20:

  • Latin Graduate Course (Linguistics): Vulgar Latin Inscriptions: Diachronic, diatopic and diaphasic varieties

Summer semester 2019:

  • Greek Graduate Course (Linguistics): Greek dialects: Literary function and epigraphic documentation

Summer semester 2017:

  • Lecture (Linguistics): History of Latin and Greek

Winter semester 2016/17:

  • Greek Graduate Course (Linguistics): Homer and Mycenaean

Summer semester 2016:

  • Greek and Latin Graduate Course (Linguistics): Early Language Contacts: Glosses and Phrase Books
  • Introduction to Linguistics for Classicists

Winter semester 2015/16:

  • Greek and Latin Graduate Course (Linguistics): Instructive Signs: Aratus and his Latin translators
  • Latin Prose Composition (Graduate Course) [Lateinische Stilübungen III]

Summer semester 2015:

  • Greek and Latin Graduate Course (Linguistics): Attic and Roman Tragedy and the Language of Tragedy
  • Introduction to Linguistics for Classicists

Winter semester 2014/15:

  • Latin undergraduate seminar (Linguistics): The origin of words: On the etymology of Latin and Greek vocabulary
  • Lecture (Linguistics): Ferdinand de Saussure and modern and historical linguistics

Summer semester 2014:

  • Latin undergraduate seminar (Linguistics): Etymologies in Latin, Germanic, and Romance Languages
  • Introduction to Linguistics for Classicists

Winter semester 2013/14

  • Latin undergraduate seminar (Linguistics): Dante De vulgari eloquentia and Romance Languages
  • undergraduate seminar (interdisc..): Bucolic and Anacreontic Poetry in Ancient and German Literature (together with Dr. Jost Eickmeyer)

Summer semester 2013:

  • Latin undergraduate seminar (Linguistics): Tacitus’ Germania – Non-Indo-European Substrate in Germanic Glottogenesis and Collective Identity
  • Lecture: The Development of the Concept of Freedom in Ancient Greece and Rome – An Outline of Ancient Philosophy

Winter semester 2012/13:

  • Latin undergraduate seminar (Linguistics): Sallust and Old Latin (two times)

Summer semester 2012:

  • Latin undergraduate seminar (Linguistics): Lucretius’ De rerum natura
  • Greek Prose Composition (Graduate Course) [Griechische Stilübungen III]

Winter semester 2011/12:

  • Latin Graduate Course (Linguistics): Quintilian Institutio oratoria B. 1 & 2
  • Greek Graduate Course (Linguistics): Sappho and Alcaeus

Summer semester 2011:

  • Latin Prose Composition (Graduate Course) [Lateinische Stilübungen III]
  • Lecture: Concepts of Linguistics from Antiquity to the 20th Century

Summer semester 2010:

  • Undergraduate seminar: Homer’s Iliad
  • Latin Prose Composition (advanced undergraduate)

Winter semester 2009/10:

  • Undergraduate seminar (interdisc.): Lyric of the Augustan Age and its Reception in German Poetry (together with Dr. Jost Eickmeyer)
  • Undergraduate translation course: Ovid’s Metamorphoses

Summer semester 2009:

  • Latin undergraduate seminar (Linguistics): Petronius’ Cena Trimalchionis, Vulgar Latin, and Romance Languages
  • Introduction to Linguistics for Classicists

Winter semester 2008/09: Latin Prose Composition for beginners

Summer 2008:

  • Latin undergraduate seminar (Linguistics): Cicero’s Orator
  • Introduction to Linguistics for Classicists

Winter semester 2007/08:

  • Latin Prose Composition (Graduate Exam)
  • Latin undergraduate seminar (Linguistics): Terence’s Heautontimorumenos

Summer semester 2007:

  • Undergraduate translation course: Plato’s Apology of Socrates.
  • Greek Prose Composition (Graduate Exam): Lysias

Winter semester 2006/07:

  • Greek undergraduate seminar: Between Orientalism and the Tragic: The Image of Barbarians in Aeschylus’ Persians and Herodotus’ Histories
  • Latin Prose Composition (Graduate Course) [Lateinische Stilübungen III]

Summer semester 2006:

  • Undergraduate seminar (interdisc.): Comparative Seminar – Theory and Practice of Tragedy in Antiquity and French Classics (together with Dr. Christian Grünnagel)
  • Latin undergraduate seminar (Linguistics): Diachronic, Diastratic, and Diaphasic Variations of Latin

Winter semester 2005/06:

  • Latin undergraduate seminar (Linguistics): Plautus’ Amphitruo
  • Latin Prose Composition (Graduate Exam)

Summer semester 2005:

  • Latin Prose Composition (Graduate Course) [Lateinische Stilübungen III]
  • Latin undergraduate seminar (Linguistics): Etruscan, Italic, Old- and Vulgar Latin, and Romance Languages

Winter semester 2004/05:

  • Undergraduate translation course: Cicero’s Catilinarian Orations
  • Introduction to Linguistics for Classicists

Summer semester 2004: Greek Prose Composition for beginners

 

Winter term 2004/05 to Winter term WS 2008/09 I prepared and graded the written graduate exams in Latin-German-Translation, together with Prof. Dr. Melanie Möller

 

Trier

Summer semester 2001 to 2003: Introduction to Latin and Greek Linguistics (two courses each term)

 

Winter semester 2000/01: Translation course on Thucydides, Translation course on Plato’s Protagoras, Graduate Latin-German Translation, Greek Prose Composition (Graduate Exam)

 

Supervision of theses

 

Felicitas Nettels “Elisionshäufung bei Vergil [elision clusters in Virgil]” (BA Thesis) (together with Professor Gerrit Kloss) September – October 2019

Javier Beltrán “Sprachwandelbewusstsein bei Aulus Gellius [Awareness of language change in Aulus Gellius]” (Heidelberg) (MA Thesis) (together with Professor Gerrit Kloss) August – September 2019

Second Reader of Anna Maria Drummen (Heidelberg) “Dramatic pragmatics: A discourse approach to particle use in ancient Greek tragedy and comedy” (PhD thesis, first reader Dr. Anna Bonifazi) (April – July 2015)

Laura Bottenberg (Heidelberg) “Die Funktion von Gräzismen in der römischen Dichtung von den Anfängen bis Catull“ (BA Thesis) (together with Professor Gerrit Kloss) April - July 2014

 

 

Service and professional activity

  • Member of the Mommsen-Gesellschaft 2013-
  • Member of the Society for Classical Studies 2009-
  • Member of the GanPh e.V. (Gesellschaft für antike Philosophie [Association for Ancient Philosophy]) 2004-
  • Member of the University Council’s Committee for Teaching; at the time it dealt with the implementation of the Bachelor and Master Curricula (2005/06)
  • Implementation of the Bachelor and Master Curricula of Classics at the University of Heidelberg (2006)
  • Participation in the external evaluation of the Bachelor curriculum “Antike in Europa” [Antiquity in Europe] in Marburg by the Agency for curricula evaluation Acquin (2005)
  • Implementation of new Teacher Curricula of Classics at the University of Heidelberg (2009/10)

 

Academic Exchange

Care for International Guest Scholars at the Department of Classics

Dr. Rafał Rosół, Jagiellonian University Cracow (May 2010)

Dr. Maria Marcinkowska-Rosół, Adam Mickiewicz University of Poznań (November/December 2011)

Invited Guest Speakers

Professor Dr. Ernst A. Schmitt “Die Schlacht von Actium und die Kleopatra-Ode des Horaz. Zeitenwende und Zeitgedicht in der Deutung Rudolf Borchardts ” (January, 13 2010) (together with Dr. Jost Eickmeyer)

Professor Dr. Michael Meier-Brügger “Rund um homerisch gunê khernêtis “Handspinnerin“? “Tagelöhnerin”?” (January, 8  2014)

Dr. habil. Altay Coskun (Waterloo, Kanada) “Laodike I. und die Konstruktion der ,bösen Königin‘ in der politischen Propaganda und hellenistisch-römischen Geschichtsschreibung” (July, 20 2016)

Professor Dr. Jost Gippert (Frankfurt) “Sprachkontakte zwischen Griechisch und Sprachen im Kaukasus” (July, 5 2018)

Professor Dr. Marcus Deufert (Leipzig): “Bemerkungen zur neuen Teubner-Ausgabe des Lukrez” (December, 2 2019)

 

Conference Organization

International conference Celts, Romans, Greeks – Language and cultural contacts in the Roman Empire and associated areas. September 18-21 2014 in Heidelberg     

Co-organized with Professor Dr. Gerrit Kloss (Heidelberg), Professor Dr. George Broderick (Mannheim)

 

 

 

 

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