Megan O. Drinkwater

Megan O. Drinkwater

Associate Professor of Classics and Chair

Contact Information

Phone: 404.471.6243

Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday: 10:30-11:30
Thursday: 3:00-4:00

Teaching and Scholarly Interests

Professor Drinkwater's interests include Roman Literature, Gender Performance, Roman Social History, Genre Studies.

Professional Activities

Professor Drinkwater publishes consistently on Roman Elegy, including an article forthcoming in The Classical World, "Irreconcilable Differences: Pastoral, Elegy, and Epic in Ovid's Heroides 5" (CW 108.2). Her recent publications include a chapter on the militia amoris for the Cambridge Companion to Latin Love Elegy, “The Woman's Part: The Speaking Beloved in Roman Elegy” (The Classical Quarterly 63.1), "An amateur's art: Paris and Helen in Ovid's Heroides" (Classical Philology 108), and "His Turn to Cry: Tibullus' Marathus Cycle (1.4, 1.8 and 1.9) and Roman Elegy" (The Classical Journal 107.2). She is an active participant in the Center for Hellenic Studies' Sunoikisis Classics Consortium and a proponent of innovative pedagogy, curricular coherence, and the benefits of consistent program assessment.

Web Links

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)