Dr. Casey Stark

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Casey M. Stark, Ph.D.

Position: Instructor
Phone: 419-372-9323
Email: starkcm@bgsu.edu
Address: 133 Williams Hall

AFFILIATIONS

  • American Historical Association (AHA)
  • Association of Ancient Historians (AAH)
  • Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS)
  • Society of Classical Studies (SCS, formerly the American Philological Association)
  • Women’s Classical Caucus

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Casey Stark, instructor (Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2015). Dr. Stark has research interests in religion; women, gender and sexuality; family; imperial authority; provincial administration; reception studies; urban spaces; epigraphy, and numismatics. Prior to joining BGSU as a faculty member in 2018, she was an assistant lecturer at Idaho State University for two years, an adjunct instructor at University of Toledo from 2010-2016 and an associate lecturer at University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee for a semester each. Her dissertation title is “Vesta, her Virgins and the worship of her cult during the Roman Imperial Period.”

Education

  • Ph.D.  – Ancient History (2015), University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2015
  • M.A. –  European History, University of Toledo
  • B.A. – French, University of Toledo
  • B.A –  History, University of Toledo

Publications & Presentations

Selected Publications:

  • Stark, Casey M. and James E. Seelye Jr. eds., Ideals, courage and hope: selections from the University of Toledo Veterans History Project interviews, (Toledo, Ohio: University of Toledo Libraries), 2005

Presentations:

  • “Grain, salt, and water: a sacred triad of ingredients in religions of the Greco-Roman World,” Association of Ancient Historians (AAH) Annual Meeting, College of  William and Mary (Williamsburg, Virginia), April 19-21, 2018
  • “Emperor Elagabalus and Traditional Roman Religion,” Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS) 114th Annual Meeting, University of New Mexico (Albuquerque, New Mexico), April 11-14, 2018
    “Domitian and the Vestals,” CAMWS 113th Annual Meeting, The University of Waterloo  (Kitchener, Ontario), April 5-8, 2017
  • 2014    “Livia and Vesta: The Overemphasized Relationship between Empress and Goddess,” CAMWS Annual Meeting, University of Colorado (Boulder)
  • “The Priests of Vesta,” CAMWS Annual Meeting, Calvin College and Grand Valley State University, 2014                  
  • “Where were the priestesses of Bona Dea?,” CAMWS Annual Meeting, University of Minnesota, 2009
  • “Imagery in Christine de Pizan's Letter of Othea to Hector,” sponsored session, 41st International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, 2006
  • “The Use of Mythology in Christine de Pizan’s Letter of Othea to Hector,” 40th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, 2005

Courses Taught

Undergraduate

  • HIST 1510: World Civilizations
    HIST 4010: Caesar and Christ
     
  • Citation for Distinguished Service as a Teaching Assistant, History Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2008
  • Early Excellence in Teaching Award, History Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007
  • Subvention Grant, Association of Ancient Historians, Annual Conference, 2018
  • College of Arts and Letters Faculty Travel Award 2016-2017, Idaho State University, 2016
  • Livonia Edson Travel Grant, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2014
  • History Department Dissertator Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2011
  • Livonia Edson Travel Grant, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2011
  • History Department Pre-Dissertator Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2009
  • Livonia Edson Travel Grant, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2009
  • Foreign Language and Areas Studies Fellowship (FLAS) in Italian, University of Wisconsin Madison (Summer), 2007