Warren Smith

Professor Emeritus of Classics

Photo: Warren  Smith

Email: wsmith@unm.edu
Phone: (505) 277-4771
Fax: 505-277-3599

Personal Statement:

Specialties include the ancient novel, Latin Literature especially satire, ancient drama, and later Latin, including Erasmus.

Educational History:

B.A. Wesleyan University 1962

M.A. Indiana University 1964

Ph.D Yale University 1968.

Research Interests:

Specialties include the ancient novel, Latin Literature especially satire, ancient drama, and later Latin, including Erasmus.

Selected Publications:

Books

  • Satiric Advice on Women and Marriage from Plautus to Chaucer 
    (University of Michigan Press 2005).
  • Spanish Humanism on the Verge of the Picaresque: 
    The Ludus Chartarum, Pastor Bonus, and Bacchanalia of Juan Maldonado

    with Clark Colahan (University of Leuven Humanistic Series).

Selected Conference Presentations:

  • The We-Passages in Acts as Mission Narrative 
    International Conference on the Ancient Novel, Lisbon (2008)
  • Eumolpus the Poet 
    International Conference on the Ancient Novel, University of Crete in Heraklion (May 2007).

Teaching Interests:

  • Roman satire
  • Ancient narrative
  • Comparative Literature

Representative Courses:

  • COMP 224 - The State and the Individual
  • LATN 304 - The De Rerum Natura of Lucretius