Dimitrios Yatromanolakis is assistant professor in the department of classics at Johns Hopkins University. He has studied classics and ethnomusicology at the universities of Athens and Oxford (M.St. and D.Phil.). He has published on archaic and classical Greek culture, papyrology, and vase-painting, and is the author of Sappho in the Making: An Anthropology of Reception (2006) and Fragments of Sappho: A Commentary. He is the co-author of Towards a Ritual Poetics (Foundation of the Hellenic World, 2003) and the co-editor of Greek Ritual Poetics (Harvard, 2004). Articles on his research on ancient Greek music have appeared in the Atlantic Monthly, Odyssey, and Harvard Gazette. In 2001-2002 he received the William F. Milton Award.
Associate Professor of Classics
Research Interests: Ancient Greek vase-painting and vase-inscriptions; Greek epigraphy and papyrology; Greek art and archaeology; archaic and classical Greek sociopolitics; history of performance cultures; music archaeology; art history and the European avant-garde
Education: DPhil, University of Oxford
Professor Yatromanolakis teaches courses related to Greek art and archaeology, classics, performance studies, reception studies, and historical and comparative anthropology.