David Mulroy

David Mulroy

Professor Emeritus

Office: Curtin Hall 803
Phone: 414-229-5675
e-mail: dmulroy@uwm.edu
Curriculum Vitae: pdf (44kb)


Ph.D., Classics, Stanford 1971
B.A., Georgetown 1965

Teaching Interests:

Classical languages and literature; mythology; Great Books of classical antiquity, Homer, Herodotus, Thucydides, Plato, Aristotle.

Courses Taught:

Classics 170: Classical Mythology - Sample Syllabus (pdf 22kb)
Classics 201: Introduction to Greek Life and Literature - Sample Syllabus (pdf 22kb)
Classics 301: Herodotus and the Dramatists - Sample Syllabus (pdf 21kb)
Classics 302: War and Politics in Ancient Greece - Sample Syllabus (pdf 31kb)

Research Interests:

Classical languages and literature; English translation of Greek and Latin poetry; archaic Greek history; the history of the later Roman Republic; selected works of Plato and Aristotle.

Other Relevant Activities:

Moderator, Great Books Roundtable Discussions
Director, Certificate Program in the Study of the Liberal Arts
Board of Directors, National Association of Scholars

Select Publications or Papers:

Oedipus Rex, Sophocles: A verse translation. University of Wisconsin Press 2011.

"The Hymn to Hermes and the Athenian Altar of the Twelve Gods," with Richard Johnston, Classical World (2009) 3-16.

"The Subtle Artistry of the Minos and the Hipparchus," Transactions of the American Philological Association 137 (2007) 115-131.

The War Against Grammar. Boyton/Cook 2003.
Review: http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/bmcr/2003/2003-12-15.html.

The Complete Poetry of Catullus. University of Wisconsin Press 2002. Information: http://www.wisc.edu/wisconsinpress/books/2069.htm

Early Greek Lyric Poetry, Translated with an Introduction and commentary. University of Michigan Press, 1992 and (paper) 1999.

Horace’s Odes and Epodes, Translated with an Introduction and commentary. University of Michigan Press 1994.

"Hesiod Winking," Hellas 6.1 (1995) 69-85.

War Against Grammer by David Mulroy    The Complete Poetry of Catullus by David Mulroy