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Paul Allen Miller

Title: Carolina Distinguished Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature
Department: Languages, Literatures and Cultures
College of Arts and Sciences
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Paul Allen Miller is Carolina Distinguished Professor at the University of South Carolina.  He received his PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of Texas in 1989.  He has held visiting appointments at the University of the Ruhr (Bochum), the University of Paris 13, and Beijing Language and Cultural University. 

His primary teaching and research interests are theory, Latin poetry, Plato, and the classical reception.Allen Miller is editor emeritus of Transactions of the American Philological Association.  He is the author of Lyric Texts and Lyric Consciousness (1994), Latin Erotic Elegy (2002), Subjecting Verses (2004), Latin Verse Satire(2005), Postmodern Spiritual Practices (2007), Plato’s Apology of Socrates (2010) with Charles Platter, A Tibullus Reader (2013), Diotima at the Barricades: French Feminists Read Plato (2015), and Horace (2019). He has edited fifteen volumes of essays on literary theory, gender studies, and topics in classics as well as published more than 80 articles on Latin, Greek, French, and English literature and philosophy. He is finishing a book on Foucault’s late lectures on antiquity.

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