Chrysostomos Kostopoulos

Lecturer in Modern Greek

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Tom studied Classics in the University of Ioannina, and then took an MA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he is also completing his PhD. His research interests are diverse and range from Astrology in the Augustan era to New Comedy. He has taught Latin, Literature and Art, and Classical Studies in the University of Wisconsin, and has served as treasurer and secretary of the Hellenic Students Association of UW-Madison. At UF Tom wants to enhance the Greek Studies program with modern language teaching, and courses on the relationship between Greek culture and the formation of a new European identity.

Presentations

The Function of Astrology in Augustan Politics: Toleration and Rejection.
Accepted for presentation at the APA 135th annual meeting in San Francisco, 2004

Pytheas: The Man and his Travels,
Graduate Student Symposium on Traveling in Antiquity, University of Wisconsin at Madison, 2001 ยท

The Conception of Melancholia in the Characterization of Knemon in Menander’s Dyscolos.
Classical Association of the Mid-West and South, Ninety Seventh Annual Meeting, Provo Utah, 2001.

The Invocation of the Iunx in Theocritus’ Idyll II. A Poetic Device or an Actual Magical Practice?
Classical Association of the Mid-West and South, Ninety Six Annual Meeting, Knoxville Tennessee, 2000

Teaching Experience

(University of Wisconsin at Madison)
Latin 103 (first semester Latin), Fall 1997
Latin 104 (second semester Latin), Spring 1998
Latin 103, Fall 1998
Latin 104, Spring 1999
Latin 103, Fall 1999
Classics 370: Classical Mythology, Spring 2000
ILS 203: Western Culture, The Literature and the Arts, Fall 2000
Classics 370: Classical Mythology, Spring 2001
ILS 203: Western Culture, The Literature and the Arts, Fall 2001
Classics 322: Roman Civilization, Spring 2002
ILS 203: Western Culture, The Literature and the Arts, Fall 2002
Classics 370: Classical Mythology, Spring 2003