Susanna Braund on Virgil's Aeneid

About Guest:

Susanna Braund is Professor of Classics at Stanford University, where she has been since 2004. Professor Braund's interests include Imperial Latin literature, the reception of Roman antiquity, translation studies, and the interfaces between literature, rhetoric, and philosophy. Virgil is among her favorite Latin poets. She has published on Juvenal, Lucan, and Latin literature. Some of her publications are Beyond Anger: A Study of Juvenal's Third Book of Satires (Cambridge, 1988), a verse translation of Lucan's Civil War (Oxford, 1992), and Latin literature (Routledge, 2002). She is currently working on Seneca and the Loeb editions of Juvenal and Persius. Professor Braund was educated at King's College of Cambridge and, before coming to Stanford, taught at Exeter, Bristol, Royal Holloway, and Yale. Outside of academia she is interested in music, animals, and ecological issues.