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Hilary Lehmann


Hilary Lehmann

Chair & Associate Professor of Classics

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999



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Chair & Associate Professor of Classics

Hilary Lehmann

General Interests

Years at Knox: 2016 to present

Ph.D., 2016, University of California, Los Angeles.
M.A., 2010, University of California, Los Angeles
B.A., Classics and English, 2006, St. Olaf College.

Teaching Interests
Greek and Latin languages, classical mythology, Greek and Roman gender and sexuality, race and ethnicity in the ancient Mediterranean, and classical reception. 

Selected Professional Accomplishments


  • Knox Faculty Research / Creative Work Grant: The Masks of Corinth, 2016-2017.
  • Classics Department Citation for Teaching Excellence Dissertation Year Fellowship UCLA (2015 - 2016)
  • Ione Mylonas Shear Fellowship ASCSA (2014 - 2015)
  • Harry Bikakis Fellowship ASCSA (2014 - 2015)
  • Lenart Travel Fellowship UCLA (2014 - 2015)
  • Graduate Research Mentorship UCLA (Fall 2013)
  • Michael Jameson Fellowship ASCSA (2012 - 2013)
  • Pre-Dissertation Fellowship Mellon Foundation (Spring 2012)
  • Graduate Research Mentorship UCLA (2011 - 2012)
  • Cota Robles Fellowship UCLA (2008 - 2009)

"Selling Nostalgia: Home as Commodity in Mad Men (2007-2015) and the Attic Orators," to be presented at "Representing "Home:" The 2017 Film & History Conference," Milwaukee, November 4th, 2017.

"Lessons from Home: Remembering the Archē in 4th Century Oratory," presented at the Celtic Conference in Classics, Montreal, July 21, 2017.

"The Stagecraft of Rhetoric: Women, Tragedy, and the Hidden Interior," presented at "Visions," Feminism and Classics VII, Seattle, May 16 - 22, 2016.

"Family Values: Negotiating Affection in the Attic Orators," presented at the Society for Classical Studies annual meeting, San Francisco, January 8, 2016.

"The Stagecraft of Rhetoric," talk presented to the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, February 28, 2015.

"Athenian Law Courts and What They Did There," talk presented to the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, February 6, 2015.

"Myth at Play: Simultaneous and Conflicting Mythographies in Statius' Achilleid," presented at "Why So Serious? The Past and its Diversions," U. Michigan graduate conference, April 15- 16, 2011.

"The Semiotic Aesthetic: Greek Proto-literacy and the Written Word," presented at "Poems on Stones," UCLA-UC Irvine Classics Graduate Colloquium, May 29, 2010.

"Littera Arcana: the Literary Passion of Byblis," presented at "Epistulae Signum: Correspondence in Life and Literature," U. Virginia graduate conference, March 14, 2009.

Campus and Community Involvement

  • Co-organizer, Knox College Cross-Disciplinary Colloquium "Gaia and Genji: Gender and Sexuality in the East and West." Spring 2017.
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