Karen Bassi

Karen Bassi

Professor, Department Chair, Literature Department, Director, Classics Program
UC Santa Cruz
Research Interests: 

Greek and Latin literatures; gender; literary and cultural theory; pre- and early modern studies; historiography; visual and performance studies

Selected Publications: 

Eyewitnessing the Past: Visuality and Temporality in Greek Literature and History. Under contract with the University of Chicago Press. (under contract)


Acting Like Men, Gender, Drama and Nostalgia in Ancient Greece (University of Michigan Press, 1998). Reviews S. Goldhill in Phoenix; P. Wilson in Classical Philology. 1998


 When Worlds Elide: Classics, Politics, Culture. Co-edited with Peter Euben. Rowman and Littlefield (Gregory Nagy, Series Editor). 2010


 Special volume of Parallax (Routledge) titled De-Classifying Hellenism, Cultural Studies and the Classics, with Peter Euben.

Articles in Professional Journals. 2003