Ken SIlverman

GRADUATE STUDENT IN CLASSICAL STUDIES
BEGINNING LATIN INSTRUCTOR
  • About

    Kenneth Silverman is a fifth year doctoral candidate and Latin instructor, writing his dissertation on the Homeric poems under the advising of Prof. Robert Wagman.  He graduated with a BA in Classical Archaeology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 2010, and with an MA in Classics from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 2013.  During his time at UF, he has also taken summer seminars at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens and Emory University.  His dissertation, “The Mind of Homer: Sense Experience and Thought in the Homeric Poems,” examines how ancient natural philosophy emerged from epic poetry, and how the Homeric poems contain observations about sense perception and dreaming that are of interest to research in linguistics, psychology and neuroscience.

  • Current Courses Curriculum Vitae Department of Classics
  • Office Hours SPRING 2020: — or by appointment
  • Office: 134 Dauer Hall
    Phone:+1 352-392-2075
    Email: kmsilver@ufl.edu
    Department of Classical Studies
    University of Florida, PO Box 117435
    Gainesville, FL 32611-7435