Donald Lateiner

Department, Emeritus

216 Sturges Hall

Ohio Wesleyan

Delaware OH 43015



  • "Plutarch's Post-Mortems: Corpses in the Lives," University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, April 2016

  • "'Hope is not a Strategy': Wish an Expectation (ELPIS) in the Histories of Herodotus and Thoukydides," University of Crete, Rethymno, December 2015

  • "Astropoetry: Ancient Poets Study the Stars and Planets," Ohio Wesleyan, Perkins Observatory Series on "Astronomy and Other Academic Disciplines." October 8, 2015

  • ICAN V, Houston, October 2015: "Smell in the Ancient Kreek Novels" (Panel examining the Senses in the Ancient Novels, S. Montiglio, organizer)

  • "Disgust in Early Greek Poetry and Aristophanes," Geneva/Vandoeuvres, May 2013. CISA conference on "Emotions in the Ancient World"

  • "Kissing among the Greeks and Romans," American Academy for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting, Chicago, Valentines Day 2009

  • "Deployment of Oath in the Histories of Herodotus and Thucydides," APA Philadelphia, January 2009

  • "Gendered Space in Heliodoros and Apollonius King of Tyre"
    ICAN IV "Crossroads in the Ancient Novel: Spaces, Frontiers, Intersections"
    Lisbon, 21 - 26 July 2008

  • "Portents, Prodigies, and Prophecies in the Odyssey"

  • "Insult and Humiliation in Socratic Athens"

  • "Tlepolemus, The Spectral Spouse"

  • "Reading the Body: Ancient Greek Body Language"

  • "What the Pots are Telling You about Athenian Manners"

  • "Gesture, Gender, and Genre in Petronius' Satyrica"

  • "Etiquette and Insult in Homer and Herodotus"

  • "Pity in Herodotus and Thucydides"

  • "Telemakhos' One Sneeze and Penelope's Two Laughs"

  • "Proxemic and Chronemic in Homeric Epic"

  • "Heroic Insult: Dis-HONOR in Iliadic Discourse"

  • "Mothers in Ovid's Metamorphoses"

  • "Strategic insult in Ancient Athens"

  • "Gendered Space" in Petronius' Sayrica & Heliodoros' Aithiopika.

Metamorphomarathon 2005

Metamorphomarathon 2005