Emily Wilson

Emily Wilson

Guest Speaker 2016
Emily Wilson

Emily Wilson is Associate Professor of Classical Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of Mocked with Death: Tragic Overliving from Sophocles to Seneca (2004), which received the Charles Bernheimer Prize of the American Comparative Literature Association; The Death of Socrates: Hero, Villain, Chatterbox, Saint (2007); Six Tragedies of Seneca, translation for Oxford World's Classics (2010); and The Greatest Empire: A Life of Seneca (2014). She is also the classics editor for the revised Norton Anthology of World Literature. Additional publications include various chapters and articles on the reception of classical literature in English literature, and reviews in the TLS and LRB