Boegehold, Alan L. 1927- (Alan Lindley Boegehold)

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Boegehold, Alan L. 1927- (Alan Lindley Boegehold)

PERSONAL:

Born March 21, 1927, in Detroit, MI; son of Alfred L. (a metallurgist) and Katherine (a homemaker) Boegehold; married Julie Elizabeth Marshall (a homemaker), April 3, 1954; children: Lindley, Alan M. Jones, David M., Alison Hiraga. Education: University of Michigan, A.B., 1950; Harvard University, A.M., 1954, Ph.D., 1958; attended American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 1955-57.

ADDRESSES:

Home—Providence, RI. Office—Department of Classics, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, began as instructor, became assistant professor of classics, 1957-60; Brown University, Providence, RI, began as assistant professor, became professor of classics, beginning 1960, professor emeritus, c. 2003—, department chair, 1966-71, director of ancient studies program, 1985-91, and director of summer sessions at American School of Classical Studies at Athens. Harvard University, visiting lecturer, 1967; American School of Classical Studies at Athens, visiting professor, 1968-69, research fellow, 1974-75, research fellow at Agora Excavations, 1980-81, senior associate member, 1983-84 and 1990-91; visiting professor at Yale University, 1971, University of California, Berkeley, 1978, and Amherst College, 2001-03, 2005; Florida State University, permanent scholar, 2004; guest lecturer at colleges and universities, including University of Glasgow, Georgetown University, Middlebury College, Ohio State University, Smith College, Boston University, University of Texas at Austin, University of Crete at Rethymno, Oxford University, Cambridge University, and University of Tübingen.

WRITINGS:

(Author of revision) Charles Alexander Robinson, Ancient History from Prehistoric Times to the Death of Justinian, 2nd edition, Macmillan (New York, NY), 1967.

(Coeditor and contributor) Studies Presented to Sterling Dow, [Durham, NC], 1984.

(Editor and translator) C.P. Cavafy, In Simple Clothes: Eleven Poems, [Woodside, CA], 1992.

(Editor, with A.C. Scafuro, and contributor) Athenian Identity and Civic Ideology, Johns Hopkins University Press (Baltimore, MD), 1993.

(Editor and contributor) Lawcourts at Athens: Sites, Buildings, Equipment, Procedure, and Testimonia, Princeton University Press (Princeton, NJ), 1995.

When a Gesture Was Expected: A Selection of Examples from Archaic and Classical Greek Literature, Princeton University Press (Princeton, NJ), 1999.

Contributor to books, including Hunger in History: Food Shortage, Poverty, and Deprivation, edited by L.F. Newman, W. Crossgrove, and others, Basil Blackwell, 1990; and The Origins of Things; or, How the Hour Got Its Minutes, edited by Jack Meinhardt, Biblical Archaeology Society (Washington, DC), 2002. Contributor of about eighty articles, translations, and reviews to archaeology and classical studies journals.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

BOOKS

Bakewell, Geoffrey W., and James P. Sickinger, editors, Gestures: Essays in Ancient History, Literature, and Philosophy Presented to Alan L. Boegehold on the Occasion of His Retirement and His Seventy-fifth Birthday, D. Brown Book Co. (Oakville, CT), 2003.