Carlos R. Galvao-Sobrinho
Office: Holton 349
Phone: (414) 229-3819
Ph.D., Yale University, 1999
Non-elites, slavery, and poverty in the Roman world
The city of Rome (topography, settlement, and urban history)
Ancient history; Western Civilization
Hist 101: Western Civilization to 1500
Hist 202: History of Rome: Republic and Empire
Hist 307: History of Rome: The Republic
Hist 308: History of Rome: The Empire
Hist 398: Pagans, Jews, and Christians in the Roman Empire (Honors seminar)
Hist 192: Living in Ancient Rome (Freshman seminar)
Hist 371: Topics in European History: Rome in the Age of Constantine
Associate Researcher, "Laboratório de Estudos da Cidade Antiga" [Research Group for the Study of the Ancient City], University of São Paulo, Brazil, 2005-present
Member, Editorial Board of PhaoS. Revista de Estudos Clássicos, Campinas, Brazil. 2003-present
Co-coordinator of the Workshop in Ancient Mediterranean Studies, Center for 21st Century Studies, UWM
Faculty in the Certificate Program in Ancient Mediterranean Studies, UWM
Recent Publications and Awards:
Doctrine and Power. Theological Controversy and Christian Leadership in the Later Roman Empire, A. D. 318-364. University of California Press, forthcoming.
"Claiming Places: Sacred Dedications and Public Space in Rome in the Principate," in Sacred Dedications in the Greco-Roman World: Diffusion, Function, Typology - Dediche Sacre nel Mondo Greco-Romano: Diffusione, funzioni, tipologie, eds. J. Bodel and M. Kajava, Rome, 2009, pp. 127-159.
Rome Prize Fellowship in the American Academy in Rome (2005-6)
"Embodied Theologies: Christian Identity and Violence in Alexandria in the Early Arian Controversy," in Violence in Late Antiquity. Perceptions and Practices, ed. H. D. Drake, Aldershot, Ashgate, 2006, 321-31.
"Autocratie, ressentiment et engagement politique dans le haut empire romain" ["Autocracy, Resentment, and the Ruling Classes in the Early Roman Empire"], in Le Ressentiment, ed. P. Ansart et al., (Collection Droits, Territoires, Cultures), Brussels: Bruylant, 2002, 277-292.
"Hippocratic Ideals, Medical Ethics, and the Practice of Medicine in the Early Middle Ages: The Legacy of the Hippocratic Oath," Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences 51.4 (1996), 438-455.
"Funerary Epigraphy and the Spread of Christianity in the West," Athenaeum, n. s., 83 (1995), 431-462.