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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

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      Publications - Fact Sheets

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - Curriculum

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          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.

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          Publications - Literary Journal

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            Publications - MultiMedia

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              Publications - Technical Reports

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                Publications - Translations & Transcripts

                  Publications - Other

                    Other

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

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                  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