Wilfred E. Major | LSU Foreign Languages and Literatures

Wilfred  E.  Major 

Associate Professor of Classics

Ph.D. Indiana University, 1996 
Phone: 225-578-2536
E-mail: wmajor@lsu.edu
Office: 304 Hodges Hall

Area of Interest

Greek and Roman comedy, Greek Pedagogy.

Recent Teaching

Beginning Greek, Tragedy and Comedy in translation, Ancient Greek Civilization.

Awards & Honors

Awards to Louisiana Artists and Scholars (ATLAS), Spring 2019
BP Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching, 2008.
Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, Teaching Enhancement Fund awards, 2002-2006.

Selected Publications

Ancient Greek for Everyone: Essential Morphology and Syntax for Beginning Greek, with Michael Laughy (Washington & Lee University), Pressbooks (digital and print-on-demand) 2018. https://ancientgreek.pressbooks.com/
The Court of Comedy: Aristophanes, Rhetoric, and Democracy in Fifth-Century Athens. Columbus, OH: The Ohio State University Press, 2013.

Notable Activities

Chair of the Committee for the Promotion of Greek
Editorial Board, Didaskalia, Dickinson College Commentaries, Teaching Classical Languages (tcl.camws.org). ​​
President, Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty Senate 2015-18.