Dr. Tyler T. Travillian

Dr. Tyler T. Travillian

Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics

Office Location: Carpenter Hall
Office Phone: 972-721-5368
Fax: 972-721-4088
ttravillian@udallas.edu

Expertise

Historical Linguistics
Horace
Latin and Greek Grammar
Ovid
Palaeography
Pindar
Poetics and the Art of Translation
Textual Criticism
Assistant Director of the University of Dallas Latin in Rome Program (2005-2007)

Education

PhD (Classics): Boston Univeristy (2011)
Diploma in Greek Palaeography: Lincoln College, Oxford (2008)
MA (Classics): Boston University (2006)
BA (Classics-Latin and Classics-Greek): University of Dallas (2005)
Honors and Awards
American Academy in Rome
The Arthur Ross Pre-Doctoral Rome Prize in Classical Studies (2011)

Boston University
Graduate Writing Fellowship (2009-2010)
Outstanding Teaching Fellow Award (2008-2009)
Robert Fitzgerald Translation Price (2008)
Presidential University Graduate Fellowship (2005-2006)

University of Dallas
Fr. Placid Award (2005)
Phi Beta Kappa (2004)

 

Recent Courses at Boston University

Freshman Composition (Truth in Lies: The Writing of History) Fall 2009
Greek: Intermediate Prose (Summer 2010, Summer 2009)
Beginning Latin (Fall 2008, Summer 2007)
Latin: Intermediate Prose (Summer 2008)

 

Recent Courses at Suffolk University

Intermediate Greek I (Spring 2009)
Scholarship & Work in Progress

 

Dissertation

"Social and Literary-Historical Studies on the Corpus Priapeorum"

 

Publications

"The State of the American University System." Special Issue on Universittskulturen in Deutschland und Amerika/ University Cultures in Germany and the United States, Bildung und Erziehung, vol. 65 (2012). (forthcoming)

Horace Odes 3.1-3-2: Carmen or Carmina? (forthcoming, Latomus)

 

Reviews

Antonio Beccadelli: The Hermaphrodite by Holt Paker. (2010). International Journal for the Classical Tradition. (forthcoming)

 

Works in Progress

Dating the Corpus Priapeorum (in progress)

"From Dike to Nomos:  Concepts of 'Justice' in Aeschylus' Oresteia" (in progress)

"Jakob Balde's Dissertatio de Studio Poetico, translation and commentary" (in progress)

 

Invited Talks

"Echoes from Antiquity, or the History of a Text" (12 April 2011), presented at University of Dallas Rome Campus

"The Translation of Poetry" (18 February 2005) presented as part of a panel on "The Nature of Translation" for the Divinity-School.com

"Pindar's Isthmian 7" (Spring 2004) presented to the American foundation for Greek Language and Culture

News

UD Welcomes New Generation of Crusader Alumni

Outdoor chairs filled up quickly as droves of graduates, professors, families and friends arrived on the Braniff Mall the morning of Sunday, May 12, to participate in the 59th annual Spring Commencement Ceremony in honor of UD’s new generation of Crusader alumni.

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Board of Trustees Names John G. Plotts as Interim President

The University of Dallas Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Executive Vice President John G. Plotts, Ed.D., as interim president of the university. Plotts joined the university in December of 2008, initially serving in the roles of associate provost and dean of undergraduate admissions.

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Professor of English Eileen Gregory, PhD, Named 2018 Piper Professor

"That's what our teaching, and all our talk about the reflective life, boils down to -- efforts to keep brilliance in our hearts, to remember the lightness that is native to our spirit," said 2018 Piper Professor Eileen Gregory, Ph.D, professor of English. The Piper Award honors 10 professors annually in Texas colleges and universities for outstanding achievements in their profession and is widely regarded as the most prestigious award of its kind in the state.

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