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Melissa Funke

Melissa Funke Title: Assistant Professor
Office: 4G08
Building: Graham Hall
Email: m.funke@uwinnipeg.ca

BA Classics and English Literature, University of Winnipeg
MA University of British Columbia
PhD University of Washington
Mellon School of Theater and Performance Research, Harvard University, Spring 2015

Research Interests:
Greek tragic fragments, gender and sexuality in antiquity, Greek literature of the Roman Empire, Greek colour terminology


2019. "A Script for a Sixth-Century Mime (P.Oxy. LXXIX 5189)." GRBS 59.3.

2018. “Colour Blind: The Use of Greek Colour Terminology in Cultural Linguistics in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries.” In The Classics and Early Anthropology: A Companion in Classical Reception, edited by E. Varto, pp. 255–76. Leiden: Brill.

2016. “The Menandrian World of Alciphron’s Letters.” In Athenian Comedy in the Roman Empire, edited by C.W. Marshall and Tom Hawkins. London: Bloomsbury.

2012. “The Construction of Female Sexuality in Alciphron and Longus.” In Narrating Desire: Eros, Sex, and Gender in the Ancient Novel, edited by M. Pinheiro, M. Skinner, and F. Zeitlin, pp. 181-95. Berlin: De Gruyter.