Curriculum Vitae

Seán Easton (

Associate Professor, Gustavus Adolphus College

Classics Department & Peace, Justice, & Conflict Studies Program

Education: Ph.D., UCLA; B.A., Oberlin College



  1. “Why Lucan’s Pompey is Better Off Dead.” Classical Journal 107.2 (Dec./Jan.) 2011/2012.
  2. “Envy and Fame in Lucan’s Bellum Civile.” The Brill Companion to Lucan. Ed. Paolo Asso. Leiden: Brill, 2011.
  3. “The Old Vines are Buried Deep: Classical Motifs in John Frankenheimer’s Seconds.” Illinois Classical Studies 37 (2012).
  4. “Sappho and Pocahontas in Terrence Malick’s New World.” Screening Love and Sex in the Ancient World, Edited by Monica Cyrino. Palgrave-Macmillan. 2013.
  5. “Orpheus in a Gray Flannel Suit: George Nolfi’s The Adjustment Bureau (2011).” In Cinemythos: Classical Myth on Screen. Edited by Monica Cyrino and Meredith Safran. Palgrave-Macmillan. 2015.
  6. “The Dueling Golden Ages of Sparta and Athens in 300: Rise of an Empire.” In Screening the Golden Ages of the Classical Tradition. Edinburgh, 2018.


Review of Marta García Morcillo et al., Imagining ancient cities in film: from Babylon to Cinecittà.

Konstantinos P. Nikoloutsos, ed., ANCIENT GREEK WOMEN ON FILM. (For Cloelia)

K. Sara Myers, ‘Ovid: Metamorphoses Book 14’ (2010) [For Classical Bulletin: Forthcoming/Publication delayed] 

Henry Day, Lucan and the Sublime (For Classical Journal Online)

Lee Fratantuono, Madness Triumphant A Reading of Lucans Pharsalia  (For New England Journal of Classics)

Martin T. Dinter, Anatomizing Civil War. Studies in Lucan’s Epic Technique (For New England Journal of Classics)

Joanna Paul, Film and the Classical Epic Tradition (For Classical Journal Online)

Charles Tesoriero (ed.), ‘Lucan. Oxford Readings in Classical Studies’. (For BMCR)

Gideon Nisbet’s Ancient Greece in Film and Popular Culture, 2nd ed. (For BMCR)

Wayne Ambler’s translation of Xenophon’s ‘Anabasis of Cyrus’ (For Journal of Military History)

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