Carlos Galvao-SobrinhoCarlos R. Galvao-Sobrinho

Associate Professor

Office: Holton Hall, Room 349
Phone: (414) 229-3819
e-mail: cgalvao@uwm.edu
online: Academia.edu

Degree(s):

Ph.D., Yale University, 1999
M.D., Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil, 1983

Research Interests:

History of medicine, ancient medicine, ancient religion, and non-elites in the Roman world

Teaching Areas:

Ancient history, history of medicine

Courses Offered:

Hist 202: History of Rome: Republic and Empire
Hist 307: History of Rome: The Republic
Hist 308: History of Rome: The Empire
Hist 371: Topics in European History: Rome in the Age of Constantine
Hist 398: Hist 398: Medicine and Healing in Ancient Greece and Rome (Honors seminar)

Other Activities:

Faculty in the Certificate Program in Ancient Mediterranean Studies, UWM
Fellow, American Academy in Rome, 2006

Publications:

Doctrine and Power. Theological Controversy and Christian Leadership in the Later Roman Empire, A. D. 318-364. University of California Press, 2013. Publishers Information

“Feasting the Dead Together: Household Burials and the Social Strategies of Slaves and Freed Persons in the Early Principate,” in Free at Last!: The Impact of Freed Slaves on the Roman Empire, eds. S. Bell and T. Ramsby, London, Bristol Classical Press, 2012, pp. 131-176.

"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.

"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.