Allannah Karas

Assistant Professor of World Languages and Cultures

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 Drama, the Goddess Πειθώ (“Persuasion”), and Rhetoric
  • Πειθώ, force, and magic in Aeschylus’ Oresteia
  • The role of πειθώ in the development of early Greek rhetoric and persuasion
Reception of Classics and the History of Classical Language Pedagogy in the U.S.
  • Greek and Latin language pedagogical philosophies in American higher education
  • Reception of Classics within the African American community