Diana Librandi

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After receiving a Laurea (B.A.) in Classics from the University of Siena, in 2012 Diana graduated with honors from the same University with a Laurea magistrale (M.A.) in Ancient Studies. She wrote a thesis entitled “Analkis aner. Aegisthus and Paris in Archaic and Classical Greek Poetry”. As a graduate student at UCLA Department of Classics, Diana has been researching on genre crossing in Lucan’s Pharsalia and exploring psychoanalytical approaches to Senecan drama.

Education

  • Ph.D. Student, UCLA Department of Classics, September 2014-present
  • M.A. Level Degree in Ancient Studies, University of Siena, Department of
    Classics, December 2012 (Thesis: Analkis Aner. Aegisthus and Paris in Archaic
    and Classical Greek Poetry)
  • B.A. Level Degree in Classics, University of Siena, Department of Classics,
    December 2010

Research

  • Masculinity and effeminacy in Ancient Greece
  • Genre crossing in Lucan’s Pharsalia
  • Psychoanalytical readings of Seneca’s Hercules Furens