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First Name
Rebecca Futo
Last Name
Denison University
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ancient history, classics, ancient race and ethnicity, classical reception, gender and law, Ancient Greece, Classical Athens, Greek tragedy
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About Me

Rebecca Kennedy in Associate Professor of Classical Studies with affiliations in Environmental Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies at Denison University in Granville, OH, USA. Her primary teaching and research areas include history of Archaic and Classical Greece, race and ethnicity in the ancient Mediterranean, and women, gender, and sexuality in antiquity. She is the author and editor of a number of books and articles, including Immigrant Women in Athens (2014), The Routledge Handbook of Identity and the Environment in the Classical and Medieval Worlds (2016, edited with M. Jones-Lewis), Race and Ethnicity in the Classical World: An Anthology of Sources (2013, translated and edited with C.S. Roy and M.L. Goldman), and, most recently, Brill’s Companion to the Reception of Aeschylus (2018, editor). She is currently working on on the reception of ancient theories of race and ethnicity in the 19th and 20th century US Race Science and a new book project on ancient theories on race and ethnicity and their contemporary complications

Recent Publications
Media Coverage
Country Focus
Greece, Italy, United States
Expertise by Geography
Expertise by Chronology
Ancient, 19th century, 20th century
Expertise by Topic
Colonialism, Gender, Genocide, Law, Migration & Immigration, Museums, Politics, Race, Sexual Violence, Slavery, Women