May 30, 2002
Margaret Bundy Scott Professor of Comparative Literature Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz is the editor of a new book, Among Women: From the Homosocial to the Homoerotic in the Ancient World,
. The book, co-edited with Lisa Auanger, was published by the University of Texas Press this spring. Rabinowitz wrote the introduction and a substantial article, "Excavating Female Homoeroticism: The Evidence from Greek Vase Painting."
Rabinowitz also gave two talks in the spring semester, based on her new work on Greek vase painting and the representation of women. In June, she presented "Women's `Support Groups' on Attic Vase Painting," at the Classics Association of Canada; she gave the Rexine Lecture in Classics at Colage in April, titled "Reading Anachronistically?: Feminist Criticism and Ancient Greek Vase Painting.