Current Students :: Graduate Program

Benjamin Howland


  • M.A. Comparative Literature, Purdue University
  • B.A. Classics and History, Purdue University

Academic Interests

  • Late Roman Republic
  • Roman Slavery
  • Julius Caesar
  • Spartacus
  • Classical Reception
  • "Roman Cinema"
  • "Roman Television"
  • Ancient Film

Papers Given

  • "Rome: The Public and the Private," Purdue Classics Association Lecture Series, April 8, 2010
  • "Spartacus: The Man and the Myth," Eta Sigma Phi Sponsored Talk, Wabash College, September 16, 2010.
  • "Schliemann: Scandal in Indiana," Classics in Indiana Symposium, Purdue Universtiy, March 31, 2011.
  • "Spartacus: The Man and the Myth," 11th Annual Postgraduate Symposium on Ancient Drama (APGRD) Postgraduate Symposium, "Journeys", June 27, 2011