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Department of Classics

Dartmouth College
6086 Reed Hall Room 201
Hanover, NH 03755

(603) 646-3394


Department Chair
Professor Roberta Stewart


Administrative Staff


Therese Perin-Deville (Administrator)


Leslie Barrow (Administrative Assistant)


Carol Bean-Carmody (Academic Assistant)


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Michael Lurie

Michael Lurie

Assistant Professor
316 Reed Hall

Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

  • Specializes in Greek literature and intellectual history of the archaic and classical periods
  • Greek tragedy and theories of tragedy, both ancient and modern; Plato's attitudes to 'tragic poetry'; Aristotle's Poetics
  • Traditions of pessimism in antiquity and their reception, especially in Leopardi, Nietzsche, and J. Burckhardt
  • Lucretius and his reception in early modern intellectual history, especially in the Radical Enlightenment
  • Reception of Greek literature and thought in European intellectual history, Renaissance to the present


  • Classical Studies 2: The Tragedy & Comedy of Greece and Rome - Spring 2015
  • Classical Studies 7: First Year Seminar - Spring 2015
  • Greek 24: Theater - Winter 2015

Please see Professor Lurie's home page

Last Updated: 12/18/14