Skip to main content

About Michael Barich

Michael Barich has taught at Kenyon since 1985. His courses include Greek and Latin at all levels, literature in translation, and ancient history. He has recently offered advanced Greek and Latin courses on Plato, Aristophanes, and Petronius.
Barich's scholarly work is devoted in particular to epic poetry and the literature of the early Roman Empire. His translation of Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica into English verse was published by XOXOX Press in 2009. His most recent scholarly publication is "Poet and Readers: Reflections on the Verbal and Narrative Art of Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica" in Brill's Companion to Valerius Flaccus, edited by Mark Heerink and Gesine Manuwald (Leiden: Brill, 2014): 29-48.
Barich also has had a lifelong interest in astronomy. He helps conduct public observing sessions at Kenyon's Franklin Miller Observatory to introduce students and others to the wider universe.

Positions

Present Assistant Professor of Classics, Kenyon College
to


$
to
Enter a valid date range.

to
Enter a valid date range.

Contact Information

P: (740) 427-5802
Ascension Hall 323