Megan Drinkwater

Megan O. Drinkwater

Professor of Classics/Chair

Phone: 404.471.6243
Office Location: Buttrick 309

Teaching and Scholarly Interests

Professor Drinkwater's research interests include Roman Literature, Gender Performance, and Roman Social History.

Professional Activities

Professor Drinkwater publishes consistently on Roman Elegy, including a chapter forthcoming in a volume on Ovid's Heroides for De Gruyter's Trends in Classics series at the University of Wisconsin Press. 

Recent publications include an article in in The Classical World, "Irreconcilable Differences: Pastoral, Elegy, and Epic in Ovid's Heroides 5" (CW 108.2), 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), 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 a proponent of innovative pedagogy, curricular coherence, and the benefits of consistent program assessment and faculty mentorship.

Web Links

Classical Civilization and Classical Languages & Literatures Programs

Classics Facebook Page

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