Faculty Profile

Prof. Angela Taraskiewicz

Meier Hall 125
219.464.5097
Angela.Taraskiewicz@valpo.edu


Biography


EDUCATION

Ph.D. Candidate -- The University of Chicago


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

DISSERTATION, Medea Volans: The Bride’s Tragedy in Euripides’ Medea.

GREEK POETRY, especially as it can be illuminated by comparative myth and folktale.

GREEK RELIGION AND SOCIETY, especially women’s ritual and the construction of gender.


RECENT PRESENTATIONS, PUBLICATIONS, AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

• "String Theory: The Poetry of A.E. Stallings." Valparaiso Poetry Review.  Fall/Winter 2010-2011: Volume XII, Number 1.

• Forthcoming: “Motherhood as Teleia: Rituals of Incorporation at the Kourotrophic Shrine.” In, Mothering and Motherhood in Ancient Greece and Rome. Eds. Lauren Petersen and Patricia Salzman. University of Texas Press.

• “Generic Intertextuality in Euripides’ Medea.” APA Annual Meeting. 2008.

• “Motherhood as Teleia: Rituals of Incorporation at the Kourotrophic Shrine.” APA Annual Meeting. 2007.