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

Program Aims to Open UD Ethos to Wider Community

On Thursday, Sept. 26, several members of the university community gathered to celebrate the completion of Course II of the Studies in Catholic Faith and Culture program, the first component of UD's Liberal Learning for Life initiative. The course is titled "The Person: Tradition and History."

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The Idea of Our University

To found the famous Core curriculum of the University of Dallas, as an education "best for the individual," Donald and Louise Cowan looked to John Henry Newman's The Idea of a University. He unapologetically promotes the Western classics -- precisely because so few know our own culture well enough to appreciate the depth of any other.

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To Russia with UD: Faculty to Lead UD's First Tour of Russia

This summer, the University of Dallas invites students, alumni, faculty and staff to join its first-ever tour abroad of Russia, led by Professor of Physics Richard Olenick and Affiliate Instructor of Spanish, French and Italian Irina Rodriguez. From June 8 to June 16, 2020, Olenick and Rodriguez will guide participants through the cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg, taking them on a cultural and literary tour of the "Russian soul."

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