Sabine MacCormack - Deceased June 16, 2012
The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh Professor of Arts and Letters
Graduate Program Field
Ancient; Early Modern Europe; Latin America
Classics and History at Goethe Universität, Frankfurt M.; B.A., Modern History, Oxford University; Diploma in Archives, University of Liverpool; D.Phil. Oxford University.
Research and Teaching Interests
Roman and late Roman history and the history of classical traditions, especially in the Spanish world. History of the indigenous peoples of the Andes.
Member of American Philosophical Society and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Fellow of the Medieval Academy of America. Recipient of the Mellon Foundation's Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities.
Recent publications, books:
The Shadows of Poetry. Vergil in the Mind of Augustine (Berkeley 1998); On the Wings of Time: Rome, the Incas, Spain and Peru (Princeton 2007), Winner of the 2007 Rawley Prize in Atlantic History, and of the 2007 Fagg Prize in Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American History, both awarded by American Historical Association.
Recent publications, articles:
"Augustine Reads Genesis. The Saint Augustine Lecture 2007," Augustinian Studies 38,2 (2007, published 2008), pp. 5-47; "The scope of comparison: the Roman, Spanish and Inca empires", in Benjamin Z. Kedar ed., Explorations in Comparative History. Institute for Advanced Studies, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem 2009, pp. 53-74. "Human and Divine Love in a Pastoral Setting. The histories of Copacabana on Lake Titicaca." Representations 112 (2010), pp. 54-86. "Pausanias and his Commentator Sir James George Frazer." Classical Receptions Journal 2, 2 (2010), pp. 287-313.
Office: 312 Hesburgh Center.
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Notre Dame IN 46556-5677