Kristopher Fletcher | LSU Foreign Languages and Literatures

Kristopher Fletcher 

Associate Professor of Classics 

Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2005 
Phone: 225-578-8514
Office: 307 Hodges Hall

Area of Interest

Augustan Poetry, Mythology and Mythography, Reception Studies, Greek and Roman Epic, Hellenistic Poetry, Translation Studies, Postcolonial Theory

Recent Teaching

The Reception of Vergil, Apuleius and the Roman Novel, Medieval and Renaissance Latin, Ovid's Metamorphoses.

Selected Publications

Finding Italy: Travel, Nation, and Colonization in Vergil's Aeneid (U. of Michigan Press, 2014)

The Ass of the Gods: Apuleius' Golden Ass, The Onos Attributed to Lucian, and Graeco-Roman Metamorphosis Literature (Brill, 2023)

Classical Antiquity in Heavy Metal Music. Co-edited with Osman Umurhan (Bloomsbury Academic, 2019)

“Vergil’s Deliberate Use of Named Winds in the Aeneid.” Materiali e discussioni per l’analisi dei testi classici 90 (2023) 77–115.

"Hyginus, Fabulae." In The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Mythography, edited by R. Scott Smith and Stephen M. Trzaskoma (Oxford University Press, 2022)

“Aeneas and the Lost Cause: Harry Stillwell Edwards’ Eneas Africanus as Monument to White Supremacy.” Vergilius 68 (2022) 101–133.