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Mark Damen

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Department of History

Professor - Ancient Drama, Ancient History, Latin and Greek Languages

Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: Old Main 307
SendEmail: mark.damen@usu.edu


Educational Background

PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 1985
The Comedy of Diphilus Sinopeus in Plautus, Terence and Athenaeus
MA, The University of Texas at Austin, 1980
BA, Latin, University of Florida, 1978

Awards

Giraffe Award, 2015

CHaSS

Interview in Utah State Alumni Magazine ("Hairy Tumors and the Rare 17th-Century Text"), 2008

Last Lecture, "'Look there, look there!' What's The Past Imperative?,", 2006

USU Honors Program

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Book Chapters

    * Has not been peer reviewed

    Publications - Fact Sheets

      * Has not been peer reviewed

      Publications - Curriculum

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - Journal Articles

          Academic Journal

        • Damen, M., Richards, R., (2012). 'Sing the Dionysus': Euripides' Bacchae as Dramatic Hymn. American Journal of Philology
        • Damen, M., (2003). French Scenes in Greek Tragedy: The Scenic Structure of Classical Drama. Theatre Journal, 55, 113-134.

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - Literary Journal

          * Has not been peer reviewed

          Publications - MultiMedia

            * Has not been peer reviewed

            Publications - Technical Reports

              * Has not been peer reviewed

              Publications - Translations & Transcripts

                Publications - Other

                  Other

                • Damen, M., (2014). Asides: The Encyclopedia of Greek Tragedy. Wiley- Blackwell

                * Has not been peer reviewed

                Scheduled Teaching

                LATN 1020 - Beginning Latin II, Spring 2017

                LATN 1020 - Beginning Latin II, Spring 2017

                CLAS, HIST 1120 - The Latin and Greek Element in English, Spring 2017

                LATN 1010 - Beginning Latin I, Fall 2016

                LATN 1010 - Beginning Latin I, Fall 2016

                GRK 4300 - Advanced Greek Readings, Spring 2016

                LATN 1020 - Beginning Latin II, Spring 2016

                LATN 1020 - Beginning Latin II, Spring 2016

                CLAS, HIST 3160 - Classical Drama and Society, Spring 2016

                LATN 4930 - Directed Readings in Latin Poetry and Prose Authors, Spring 2016

                GRK 3330 - Intermediate Greek Poetry, Spring 2016

                CLAS 1100 - The Latin and Greek Element in English, Spring 2016

                LATN 4100 - Advanced Latin Readings, Fall 2015

                LATN 1010 - Beginning Latin I, Fall 2015

                USU 1320 - Civilization: Humanities, Fall 2015

                GRK 4930 - Directed Readings in Greek Poetry and Prose Authors, Fall 2015

                LATN 4930 - Directed Readings in Latin Poetry and Prose Authors, Fall 2015

                LATN 1020 - Beginning Latin II, Spring 2015

                CLAS 3210 - Classical Mythology, Spring 2015

                GRK 4930 - Directed Readings in Greek Poetry and Prose Authors, Spring 2015

                LATN 4930 - Directed Readings in Latin Poetry and Prose Authors, Spring 2015

                GRK 3330 - Intermediate Greek Poetry, Spring 2015

                CLAS 1100 - The Latin and Greek Element in English, Spring 2015

                LATN 4100 - Advanced Latin Readings, Fall 2014

                LATIN 1010 - Beginning Latin I, Fall 2014

                USU 1320 - Civilization: Humanities, Fall 2014

                GRK 4930 - Directed Readings in Greek Poetry and Prose Authors, Fall 2014

                LATN 4930 - Directed Readings in Latin Poetry and Prose Authors, Fall 2014

                LATN 3100 - Intermediate Latin Prose, Fall 2014

                LATN 1020 - Beginning Latin II, Spring 2014

                GRK 4930 - Directed Readings in Greek Poetry and Prose Authors, Spring 2014

                LATN 3130 - Intermediate Latin Poetry, Spring 2014

                CLAS 1100 - The Latin and Greek Element in English, Spring 2014

                ARTH,HIST 3110 - Ancient Near East, Fall 2013

                USU 1320 - Civilization: Humanities, Fall 2013

                GRK 4930 - Greek Directed Readings, Fall 2013

                GRK 3300 - Intermediate Greek Prose, Fall 2013

                LATN 4930 - Latin Directed Readings, Fall 2013

                HIST/ARTH 3110 - The Ancient Near East, Fall 2013

                LATN 4100 - Advanced Latin Readings, Spring 2013

                LATN 1020 - Beginning Latin II, Spring 2013

                CLAS 1100 - The Latin and Greek Element in English, Spring 2013

                USU 1320 - Civilization: Humanities, Fall 2012

                CLAS,HIST 3160 - Classical Drama and Society, Fall 2012

                CLAS/HIST 3160 - Classical Drama and Society, Fall 2012

                LATN 3100 - Intermediate Latin Prose, Fall 2012

                LATN 1020 - Beginning Latin II, Spring 2012

                GRK 4930 - Directed Readings in Greek Poetry and Prose Authors, Spring 2012

                LATN 3130 - Intermediate Latin Poetry, Spring 2012

                CLAS 1100 - The Latin and Greek Element in English, Spring 2012

                LATN 4100 - Advanced Latin Readings, Fall 2011

                USU 1320 - Civilization: Humanities, Fall 2011

                GRK 3300 - Intermediate Greek Prose, Fall 2011

                GRK 4300 - ADV GREEK READINGS, Spring 2011

                ARTH 3110 - ANC. NEAR EAST (DHA)(CI), Spring 2011

                HIST 3110 - ANCIENT NEAR EAST (DHA)(CI), Spring 2011

                CLAS 1100 - LATIN/GREEK ELEMENT, Spring 2011

                LATN 4100 - Advanced Latin Readings, Fall 2010

                LATN 1010 - Beginning Latin I, Fall 2010

                USU 1320 - Civilization: Humanities, Fall 2010

                LATN 4930 - Directed Readings in Latin Poetry and Prose Authors, Fall 2010

                LATN 3100 - Intermediate Latin Prose, Fall 2010


                  Creative Works - Performances

                  • Scenes from Thyestes, Theatre - Perform, - 2015
                  • Scene from Seneca's Medea, Theatre - Perform, - 2015
                  • Scene from Seneca's Medea, Theatre - Perform, - 2015
                  • Wealth, Theatre - Producer, - 2015
                  • Antigonick, Theatre - Perform, - 2015
                  • Rudens, Theatre - Perform, - 2014
                  • Alcestis, Theatre - Direct Play, Also actor (Butler) - 2013
                  • Alcestis, Theatre - Direct Play, Also actor (Butler) - 2013
                  • Alcestis, Theatre - Direct Play, Also actor (Butler) - 2013
                  • Alcestis, Theatre - Perform, - 2013
                  • Alcestis, Theatre - Perform, - 2013
                  • Alcestis, Theatre - Perform, - 2013
                  • Alcestis, Theatre - Perform, - 2013
                  • Alcestis, Theatre - Perform, - 2013
                  • Alcestis, Theatre - Perform, - 2013
                  • Euripides' Alcestis, Theatre - Direct Play, Also actor (Butler) - 2012

                      Creative Works - Other

                      • The Indo-European Dual, Other, TedX - 2015
                      • We Ask the Questions, Other, Light on the Hill speaker - 2015
                      • Wealth, Theatre - Producer, - 2015
                      • Festival of New Plays, 1999-2005, Other, Executive Program Producer - 2005
                      • Paegnium (Toyboy) , Other, Staged Reading of Plautus' Persa (Iran Man) - 2005
                      • Paegnium (Toyboy), Other, Staged Reading of Plautus' Persa (Iran Man) - 2004

                      Graduate Students Mentored

                      Alicia Leitch, History, August 2013 - July 2015