Director of Graduate Studies
S.P. and Margaret Manasse Research Chair in the College of Arts and Sciences
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:30-4:00
B.A., Classics and Islamic Studies, Boston University
M.A., Near Eastern Studies, University of California, Berkeley
Ph.D., History, University of California, Berkeley
Curriculum Vitae: Malamud CV
Teaching: Greek and Roman history; Islamic history (pre-1800).
Research: Classics and Reception Studies
African Americans and the Classics: Antiquity, Abolition and Activism, I. B. Tauris Press, 2016.
Ancient Rome and Modern America, Wiley-Blackwell Press, 2009; reprint, 2013.
Imperial Projections: Ancient Rome in Modern Popular Culture, eds. Sandra R. Joshel, Margaret Malamud, and Donald McGuire, Jr., Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001; paperback, 2005.
Recent and Forthcoming Articles:
“The Imperial Metropolis,” forthcoming in Classical New York: Greece and Rome in New York City’s Art & Architecture, 1830-1940, eds. Matthew McGowan and Elizabeth Macaulay-Lewis, Fordham University Press.
“Receptions of Rome in Debates on Slavery in the USA,” forthcoming in Roman Error: Transgressions and Receptions of Roman Antiquity, ed. Basil Dufallo, Oxford University Press.
“ ‘A Kind of Moral Gladiatorship:’ Abolitionist Uses of the Classics,” Arion: A Journal of Humanities and the Classics 23.1 (2015), 111-45.
“An African in a Toga: Joseph Cinqué and the Roman Rhetoric of the American Revolution,” Classical World 108.4 (2015), 525-35.
History 101: Roots of Modern Europe
History 221G: Islamic Civilizations to 1800
History 371: Greek Civilization
History 372: Roman Civilization
History 387: History of Spain
History 398: Historians and History
History 438: Ancient World in Film
History 596: Research Seminar
History 590: Readings Seminar: Borders, Boundaries, and Frontiers
History 593: Readings Seminar: History, Myth, and Memory
Honors 222G: Foundations of Western Culture
Honors 349G: Islam and the West: Cultural Contacts, Conflicts, and Exchanges