Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures

ASB 269
219.464.5174
allannah.karas@valpo.edu


Education

 

  • Ph.D., Classics, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, NY, 2017
  • Masters of Humanities, University of Dallas,TX, 2009
  • B.A., Liberal Studies, Magdalen College, NH, 2007

Curriculum Vitae

 

Research Interests

 

Greek Tragedy and the History of Rhetoric

  • Performance, narrative, and the development of persuasion on the stage
  • Evolutionary histories of rhetoric as a discipline and practice
  • Dramatic performance and the aural culture of ancient Greece

 

The Social History of Ancient Greece and Rome

  • Greek and Roman epistolography
  • Child-parent relationships in Greek and Roman inscriptions                            

 

Ancient Language Pedagogy and its History

  • The history of classical language pedagogy in the United States
  • Perspectives on classical languages in American higher education
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