PhD, University of Pennsylvania
Washington University in St. Louis
Campus Box 1050
One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
Kathryn Wilson’s research interests focus on the intersection of poetry and science. She is especially interested in Hellenistic literature, and the relationship between different intellectual enterprises occurring during that time. She is also interested in the evolution of the genre of didactic poetry.
L08 Classics 225D: Latin and Greek in Current English
This course will provide a study of the impact of Latin and Greek on the English language through intensive study of the Latin and Greek roots, prefixes, and suffixes that are most commonly found in English technical and non-technical vocabulary. Some attention will also be paid to the linguistic principles by which these elements have entered the English language.
L09 Greek 317C: Introduction to Greek Literature: Plato
Introduction to Attic prose through the reading of Plato's APOLOGY and related texts.
L10 Latin 301: Introduction to Latin Literature I
Intensive review of Latin grammar and syntax and development of reading skills and translation techniques through short readings from original texts in prose and poetry such as Caesar and Ovid.