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Robert Meagher

Professor of Humanities

Robert Meagher, professor of humanities, holds an A.B. from the University of Notre Dame and an A.M. from the University of Chicago. He has held regular appointments at Indiana University and the University of Notre Dame. He has held visiting chairs and professorships at numerous colleges and universities, including Trinity College Dublin, Yale, the University of Missouri, the University of Tennessee, and Willamette University.

His publications include over a dozen books, as well as a number of translations (Aeschylus and Euripides) and original plays. His most recent books are Herakles Gone Mad: Rethinking Heroism in an Age of Endless War and Ancient Greece: An Explorer’s Guide.

He has offered workshops on the translation and contemporary production of Greek drama at a number of colleges and universities, here and abroad, and has himself directed productions of ancient dramas at such venues as the Samuel Beckett Centre, Dublin, the Center for the Performing Arts, Kansas City, MO, and the Nandan Centre for the Performing Arts in Kolkota, India.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Cultural Studies

Recent and Upcoming Courses
HACU-0278: Ancient Greek and Indian Drama (Spring 2014)
HACU-0278: Ancient Greek and Indian Drama (Spring 2014)
HACU-0193: Ancient Ireland (Spring 2014)
HACU-0179: War, Reconciliation and Forgiveness (Fall 2013)


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Bob Meagher
Professor of Humanities
Greenwich House WRCG
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Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002

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