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Elena Bianchelli

Senior Lecturer
Director of the Rome Program

Contact Info

218 Park Hall
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Special Interests

  • Latin, Greek and Roman civilization

  • Classical mythology

Academic History

  • 1990: University of GA, MA in Romance Languages

  • 1982: University of GA, MA in Classical Languages

  • 1980: University of Florence, Laurea in Classical Languages and Literature

Teaching History

  • 1999-Present: Lecturer of Latin and Classical languages and civilizations at UGA

  • 1987-1999: Assistant Professor of Latin, Italian, and French at the University of West Georgia

Current Project

  • Working on a translation of Timothy Gantz’s Early Greek Myth into Italian

Courses Taught

  • Beginning and Intermediate Latin

  • Greek Civilization

  • Roman Civilization

  • Classical Mythology

  • Medical Terminology

  • Beginning and Intermediate Italian

  • Beginning and Intermediate French

Research Interests:

Latin, Greek and Roman Civilization, Classical Mythology

Undergraduate Programs

UGA Classics explores Greek and Roman culture (material; intellectual; religious) from Troy to Augustine; Classical languages and literatures (Greek, Latin, and in English translation); and the reception of Classical Antiquity with A.B. and M.A. degrees in Classics with multiple areas of emphasis. The Minor in Classical Culture complements degree programs across campus. New to Classics? Take a course with us on campus or in Europe and acquire future-ready skills.

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