Amy Hendricks


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Amy is a PhD candidate in the Classics program. Amy earned her BA in Greek and Roman Studies (with honors) and English Literature from Rhodes College (2014) and her MA in Classics from UW-Madison (2016). Her dissertation focuses on the literary representation of choruses in archaic Greek poetry. Amy’s research has also explored the relationship of Sapphic poetry to the epic tradition through the figure of Helen, as well as the various methods of allusion that occur throughout the works of Vergil. Within the CANES department, Amy has taught Elementary Latin, The Greeks (a Comm-B writing intensive course), The Romans, Classical Mythology, and Women and Gender in the Ancient World. She has also taught in the ILS program, served as a Mellon Morgridge Graduate Fellow, and was a 2018 College of Letters and Science Teaching Fellow.