Konstantinos P. Nikoloutsos, Ph.D.
Ph.D., Classics, University of Birmingham (U.K.), 2004
M.Sc., Classics, University of Edinburgh, 1995
B.A., Classics, University of Thessaloniki, 1994
Dr. Nikoloutsos serves as faculty advisor for all minors in Classics.
Dr. Nikoloutsos regularly teaches Beginning Latin, Intermediate Latin, Beginning Ancient Greek, and Intermediate Ancient Greek. In addition, he teaches Classical Mythology, Classical Tragedy, Greece and Rome in Film, Sexuality and Gender in the Ancient World for the Honors Program, and upper-division courses in Latin literature, such as Roman Elegy and Oratory.
Edited Volumes & Special Issues
2013 Ancient Greek Women in Film. Oxford: Oxford University Press (Classical Presences Series). Editor, author of the introduction, and contributor of a chapter.
2012 Reception of Greek and Roman Drama in Latin America. Special issue of Romance Quarterly 59.1. Guest editor, author of the introduction, and contributor of an article.
Refereed Articles & Book Chapters
2014 “Cubanizing Greek Drama: Virgilio Piñera’s Electra Garrigó.” In The Oxford Handbook of Greek Drama in the Americas. Ed. Kathryn Bosher, Fiona Macintosh, Justine McConnell, and Patrice Rankine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2013 “Introduction.” In Ancient Greek Women in Film. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2013 “Between Family and the Nation: Gorgo in the Cinema.” In Ancient Greek Women in Film. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2013 "Reviving the Past: Cinematic History and Popular Memory in The 300 Spartans (1962)." Classical World 106.2: 261-283.
2012 “Introduction.” Reception of Greek and Roman Drama in Latin America. Special issue of Romance Quarterly 59.1: 1-5.
2012 “Seneca in Cuba: Gender, Race, and the Revolution in José Triana’s Medea en el espejo.” Reception of Greek and Roman Drama in Latin America. Special issue of Romance Quarterly 59.1: 19-35.
2011 “From Tomb to Womb: Tibullus 1.1 and the Discourse of Masculinity in Post Civil War Rome.” Scholia 20: 52-71.
2011 “The Boy as Metaphor: The Hermeneutics of Homoerotic Desire in Tibullus 1.9.” Helios 38.1: 27-57.
2010 “Appropriating Greek Myth: Female Sacrifice and Argentine Patriarchal Society in Inés de Oliveira Cézar’s Extranjera.” Classical Receptions Journal 2.1 (2010): 92-113.
REPRINTED in Exploring European Identities/Ideologies by Means of (Re)Presentations of Ancient Drama: Ancient Drama and Cinema. European Network of Research and Documentation of Performances of Ancient Greek Drama: Epidauros, 39-60. 2010.
2008 “The Alexander Bromance: Male Desire and Gender Fluidity in Oliver Stone’s Historical Epic.” Queer Icons from Greece and Rome. Special issue of Helios 35.2: 223-251.
2007 “Beyond Sex: The Poetics and Politics of Pederasty in Tibullus 1.4.” Phoenix 61.1-2: 55-82.
Dr. Nikoloutsos is the recipient of the 2008 Paul Rehak Prize awarded by the Lambda Classical Caucus to honor scholarly excellence in the field of homoeroticism in the Greco-Roman world. His honors also include the 2012-2013 Loeb Classical Library Fellowship (Harvard University), one of the most prestigious international fellowships for classicists. Currently, Dr. Nikoloutsos is co-organizing an international conference entitled "Greeks and Romans on the Latin American Stage" to be held at University College London on June 24-26, 2014.
His teaching and research interests include:
Latin elegy, especially Tibullus
Gender and Sexuality in Classical Antiquity
Reception of Greek and Roman Drama in Latin American Theater and Cinema
Ancient History on Film.