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

Iraqi Couple Will Use UD Education to Enrich, Preserve Culture

They came here so that someday, they can go back with even more to offer. Sana Kandalan, MA '19, and Anmar Oghanna, MBA '19, a wife and husband, both received scholarships to pursue graduate education at UD; they hope to use their degrees and experiences here to better serve their community back home in Erbil.

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Trailblazing Golden Crusaders Pave Path for Future Generations

During their freshman year, a mere nine miles from the UD campus, President John F. Kennedy was shot in Dealey Plaza on Nov. 22, 1963. Kennedy's famous words, "Ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man," were imprinted on the memories of these freshmen, influencing the development of their characters and philanthropic spirits and empowering them to serve with distinction in all types of vocations.

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Professor Scott Churchill Explores the Souls of Animals

After happening across the early biophilosopher Jakob von Uexküll as a freshman biology major, Professor of Psychology Scott Churchill began peering into the worlds of animals through what Uexküll called the "spiritual eye" rather than our physical one; there, he discovered the animal spirit.

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