Director of Graduate Studies
S.P. and Margaret Manasse Research Chair in the College of Arts and Sciences
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