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Danielle La Londe

Associate Professor of Classics

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BA: University of California, Santa Cruz

MA and PhD: New York University


Danielle La Londe is an associate professor of Classics. She received her B.A. from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and her M.A. and Ph.D. from New York University. She received the Kirk Award for excellence in teaching in 2019.

She teaches Latin language and literature, and a wide range of courses on classical antiquity, including Pompeii, and the reception of classical antiquity in film, and the first-year humanities sequence. In 2017, she took students to Italy for her CentreTerm course on ancient Rome. Her research focuses on political thought in Latin poetry of the late republic through the age of Nero. She is currently writing a commentary of Vergil’s pastoral poems, the "Eclogues" for Dickinson College Commentaries, and an article on the influence of Virgil’s "Georgics" on the pastoral poetry of the Neronian poet, Calpurnius Siculus.


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