David M. Christenson

David Christenson (Ph.D. Classical Philology, Harvard University) is Professor of Classics at the University of Arizona. His publications include Latin editions and commentaries of Plautus’ Amphitruo (2000) and Pseudolus (2020) in Cambridge University Press’ Greek and Latin Classics series, and three volumes of translations, Roman Comedy: Five Plays by Plautus and Terence (2010) and Four Plays by Plautus: Casina, Amphitryon, Captivi, Pseudolus (2008), both with Focus (now Hackett) Publishing, and Hysterical Laughter: Four Ancient Comedies about Women (Aristophanes’ Lysistrata, Menander’s Samia, Plautus’ Casina, Terence’s Hecyra), published by Oxford University Press in 2015. His companion to Plautus' Casina (Bloomsbury) appeared in January 2019. His survey of Roman comedy, to be published by Bloomsbury, and a Latin edition and commentary of Plautus’ Rudens (Cambridge University Press) are forthcoming. He has published, or has forthcoming, articles and chapters on Latin and Greek works and authors, as well as Literary Encyclopedia articles on ten plays of Plautus and Terence. His main areas of specialization are ancient drama, gender and women in antiquity, translation and reception studies, and memory and trauma studies.

David Christenson’s University of Arizona webpage: https://classics.arizona.edu/people/christed