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Luke Gorton

Lecturer III of Classics

Photo: Luke Gorton
Email:  lagorton@unm.edu
Office:  Humanities 457
Hours:  M 2:00-3:00, Th 3:30-4:30

Research Area/s:

Classics

Biography:

Educational History:

2014, Ph.D. in Classics, The Ohio State University, Columbus.

Certificate earned:
Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean.
Dissertation:
Through the Grapevine: Tracing the Origins of Wine.

Research Interests:

  • Greek and Latin Language and Literature
  • Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean
  • Contacts Between Greece and Near Eastern Literatures and Cultures
  • Greek, Latin, and Indo-European Linguistics

Teaching Interests:

  • Classical religions and culture (Greek Mythology, Magic in Ancient Religion, etc.)
  • Language courses (Greek, Latin, and other ancient languages)
  • Second Temple Judaism and Early Christianity

Representative Courses:

  • CLST 107 - Greek Mythology
  • CLST 333-334/RELG 347 - Topics in Greek Literature and Culture
  • Magic in Ancient Religion
  • Sex and Gender in Ancient Religion
  • Apocalypse in the Ancient World
  • LATN 303-304 - Advanced Classical Latin
  • GREK 301-302 - Advanced Ancient Greek
  • CLST 333-334/RELG 347 - Topics in Greek Literature and Culture
  • RELG 232 - Introduction to Christian Scriptures