Dr Sebastiana Nervegna

Laurea in Lettere e Filosofia Università di Bologna PhD Tor
ARC Postdoctoral Research Fellow

F09 - Madsen Building
The University of Sydney

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Research interests

Greek and Roman Drama

Select Conferences Papers

“Actors, Readers and Learned Guests: Greek Drama and Private Entertainment,” Classical Association of Canada, Annual Meeting. Montréal, 2008

“Menander’s Theophoroumene between Greece and Rome,” American Philological Association, Annual Meeting. Chicago, 2008

“Actors’ Papyri and Rhetorical Schools,” American Philological Association, Annual Meeting. Montréal, 2006

“The Reception of Menander during his Lifetime,” American Philological Association, Annual Meeting. Boston, 2005

“Menander and the Athenian Polis,” Classical Association of Canada, Annual Meeting. Quebéc City, 2004

Selected grants

2010

  • The Theatrical Revolution: The Expansion of Theatre Outside Athens; Csapo E, Wilson P, Green J, Robinson E, Nervegna S; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

Selected publications

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Books

  • Nervegna, S. (2015). Reperforming Classics: The Tragic Repertoire of Ancient Actors (expected 2015). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Nervegna, S. (2013). Menander in Antiquity: The Contexts of Reception. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Book Chapters

  • Nervegna, S. (2015). Aeschylus in the Hellenistic period. In R. Kennedy (Eds.), Brill’s Companion to the Reception of Aeschylus. Leiden & New York: Brill.
  • Nervegna, S. (2014). Contexts of reception in antiquity. In M. Revermann (Eds.), The Cambridge Companion to Greek Comedy, (pp. 387-403). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Nervegna, S. (2014). Graphic Comedy: Menandrian Mosaics and Terentian Miniatures. In Michael Fontaine, Adele C Scafuro (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Comedy, (pp. 717-734). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Nervegna, S. (2014). Greek culture as images: Menander’s comedies and their patrons in the Roman West and in the Greek East. In S. Olson (Eds.), Ancient Comedy and its Reception: Essays in honour of Jeffrey Henderson, (pp. 346-365). Berlin & New York: De Gruyter Mouton.
  • Nervegna, S. (2014). Performing Classics: The Tragic Canon in the Fourth Century and Beyond. In Eric Csapo, Hans Rupprecht Goette, J. Richard Green, Peter Wilson (Eds.), Greek Theatre in the Fourth Century B.C, (pp. 157-187). Berlin: Walter de Gruyter.

Journals

  • Nervegna, S. (2014). Review of A. Rodighiero, La tragedia greca (Bologna: 2013). Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 2014.03.36.
  • Nervegna, S. (2013). Simonetta Grandolini ed., Lirica e teatro in Grecia. Il testo e la sua ricezione (Naples: 2005). Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 2006.08.56.
  • Nervegna, S. (2010). Menander's Theophoroumene between Greece and Rome. American Journal of Philology, 131(1), 23-68. [More Information]
  • Nervegna, S. (2010). Review of Ariana Traill, Women and the Comic Plot in Menander (Cambridge: 2008). The Classical Review, 60, 54-55.
  • Nervegna, S. (2007). Staging Scenes or Plays? Theatrical Revivals of "Old" Greek Drama in Antiquity. Zeitschrift fuer Papyrologie und Epigraphik, 162(-), 14-42.
  • Nervegna, S. (2006). Lirica e teatro in Grecia: il testo e la sua ricezione : atti del II incontro di studi, Perugia, 23-24 gennaio 2003 by Simonetta Grandolini. Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 8(56).
  • Nervegna, S. (2005). Review of Simonetta Grandolini ed., Lirica e teatro in Grecia. Il testo e la sua ricezione (Naples: 2005). Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 2006.08.56.

Reference Works

  • Nervegna, S. (2015). 26 entries. In A. Sommerstein (Eds.), Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Greek Comedy. Malden & Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Nervegna, S. (2013). Reception and use of tragedy in the fourth century. In H. Roisman (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Greek Tragedy. (pp. 1037-1041). Malden & Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

2015

  • Nervegna, S. (2015). 26 entries. In A. Sommerstein (Eds.), Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Greek Comedy. Malden & Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Nervegna, S. (2015). Aeschylus in the Hellenistic period. In R. Kennedy (Eds.), Brill’s Companion to the Reception of Aeschylus. Leiden & New York: Brill.
  • Nervegna, S. (2015). Reperforming Classics: The Tragic Repertoire of Ancient Actors (expected 2015). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

2014

  • Nervegna, S. (2014). Contexts of reception in antiquity. In M. Revermann (Eds.), The Cambridge Companion to Greek Comedy, (pp. 387-403). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Nervegna, S. (2014). Graphic Comedy: Menandrian Mosaics and Terentian Miniatures. In Michael Fontaine, Adele C Scafuro (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Comedy, (pp. 717-734). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Nervegna, S. (2014). Greek culture as images: Menander’s comedies and their patrons in the Roman West and in the Greek East. In S. Olson (Eds.), Ancient Comedy and its Reception: Essays in honour of Jeffrey Henderson, (pp. 346-365). Berlin & New York: De Gruyter Mouton.
  • Nervegna, S. (2014). Performing Classics: The Tragic Canon in the Fourth Century and Beyond. In Eric Csapo, Hans Rupprecht Goette, J. Richard Green, Peter Wilson (Eds.), Greek Theatre in the Fourth Century B.C, (pp. 157-187). Berlin: Walter de Gruyter.
  • Nervegna, S. (2014). Review of A. Rodighiero, La tragedia greca (Bologna: 2013). Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 2014.03.36.

2013

  • Nervegna, S. (2013). Menander in Antiquity: The Contexts of Reception. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
  • Nervegna, S. (2013). Reception and use of tragedy in the fourth century. In H. Roisman (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Greek Tragedy. (pp. 1037-1041). Malden & Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Nervegna, S. (2013). Simonetta Grandolini ed., Lirica e teatro in Grecia. Il testo e la sua ricezione (Naples: 2005). Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 2006.08.56.

2010

  • Nervegna, S. (2010). Menander's Theophoroumene between Greece and Rome. American Journal of Philology, 131(1), 23-68. [More Information]
  • Nervegna, S. (2010). Review of Ariana Traill, Women and the Comic Plot in Menander (Cambridge: 2008). The Classical Review, 60, 54-55.

2007

  • Nervegna, S. (2007). Staging Scenes or Plays? Theatrical Revivals of "Old" Greek Drama in Antiquity. Zeitschrift fuer Papyrologie und Epigraphik, 162(-), 14-42.

2006

  • Nervegna, S. (2006). Lirica e teatro in Grecia: il testo e la sua ricezione : atti del II incontro di studi, Perugia, 23-24 gennaio 2003 by Simonetta Grandolini. Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 8(56).

2005

  • Nervegna, S. (2005). Review of Simonetta Grandolini ed., Lirica e teatro in Grecia. Il testo e la sua ricezione (Naples: 2005). Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 2006.08.56.

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