Dr. Gwenda-Lin Grewal

Dr. Gwenda-Lin Grewal

Dr. Gwenda-Lin GrewalAffiliate Assistant Professor, Classics and Philosophy

Carpenter Hall 
ggrewal@udallas.edu

 

 

Teaching Fields

Ancient Philosophy (Plato and Aristotle)
History of Philosophy
Classical Greek & Latin

Degrees / Education

B.A., Sarah Lawrence College
Ph.D. (Philosophy & Classics), Tulane University

Academic Appointments

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University (2010-12)
Affiliate Assistant Professor of Classics & Philosophy, University of Dallas (2012-present)

Publications

"The Daimonic Soul: On Plato's Theages" (in Strange Fellows: Socratic Philosophy and Its Others, 2013)

"A Bit of Dust On Sophocles' Antigone," ACTC at Carlton University (forthcoming in print)

"Good Looks: Philosophy & Fashion," a talk given at Yale University, University of Dallas, & Sarah Lawrence College (forthcoming in print)

"Socrates & The City: Unconventional Friends," a talk at NPSA, Tulane University, and the University of Dallas (forthcoming in print)

Plato's Euthydemus: Translation and Commentary (Doctoral Dissertation, 2010)

"Particles in Greek and Plato's Meno," Sarah Lawrence College (2006)

Books in Progress

Plato's Euthydemus & Crito

Good Looks

News

Professor Applies Lessons Learned from Autistic Sons to All Life

Former Affiliate Assistant Professor of Spanish Nicole (Hammerschmidt) Lasswell, BA '03, and her husband, Martin, have two sons, Will and Stevie, both of whom have autism. For World Autism Awareness Day, the family was interviewed on Telemundo; because the boys are thriving, it seemed particularly important to the Lasswells to share their story and their hope with others.

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Alumnae Unpack Dense Theological Concepts, Aim to Impact Culture

The first time Monica Ashour, MTS '95 MH '04, read St. John Paul II's "Man and Woman He Created Them: A Theology of the Body" was in 2000 with a small, grassroots group of parents and teachers, including DeAnn (Barta) Stuart, Ph.D., BA '98 MH '04, and Annie (Duffin) Vining, MTh '03. This group went on to found The Theology of the Body Evangelization Team Inc. (TOBET) on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, Dec. 8, 2001.

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University of Dallas Names New Vice President for Advancement

UD is pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Wu Trujillo as its new vice president for university advancement. Trujillo currently serves as chief development officer and director of the Honor the Future campaign at the University of Virginia (UVA) Law School Foundation, which conducts alumni relations, external affairs, fundraising and endowment management for the benefit of the UVA School of Law. He begins his new role at the end of June.

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