Biography and Interests:
Clifford Ando's research focuses on the history of religion, law and government. His current projects include a cognitivist study of metaphor, metonymy and analogy in Roman legal and political language; a history and critique of Roman and neo-Roman political thought; and a monographic as well as an edited study of state power in antiquity.
- Roman Social Imaginaries (Toronto, forthcoming).
- with Jörg Rüpke, Public and Private in Ancient Mediterranean Law and Religion: Historical and Comparative Studies (De Gruyter, forthcoming).
- Religion et gouvernement dans l'Empire romain (EHESS 2014).
- "Religion and Violence in Late Roman North Africa," Journal of Late Antiquity 6.1 (2014), 197-202.
- "Pluralism and empire, from Rome to Robert Cover," Critical Analysis of Law: An International & Interdisciplinary Law Review 1 (2014), 1-22 (available here).
- "Three revolutions in government," forthcoming in Lucian Reinfandt, Stephan Prochazka and Sven Tost, Official epistolography and the languages of power, Vienna: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, forthcoming 2015.
- "The changing face of Cisalpine identity," Alison Cooley, ed. A companion to Roman Italy (Oxford: Blackwell), forthcoming.
- "Mythistory: the pre-Roman past in Latin Late Antiquity," Hartmut Leppin, ed. Antike Mythologie in christlichen Kontexte der Spätantike — Bilde, Räume, Texte, forthcoming.
- "Colonialism, Colonization," Daniel L. Selden and Phiroze Vasunia, eds. The Oxford Handbook of Literatures of the Roman Empire. Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming.
- "Fact, fiction and social reality in Roman law," Maksymilian del Mar and William Twining, eds., Legal Fictions in Theory and Practice, Boston: Springer, forthcoming.
- "Making Romans: democracy and social differentiation under Rome," Myles Lavan, Richard Payne and John Weisweiler, eds. Imperial Cosmopolitanisms. Global Identities and Imperial Cultures in Ancient Eurasia.
- Romans Outside Rome
- Greek Thought and Literature
- Study Abroad Program in Rome
- Latin Prose Survey
- Cicero, De Republica
- Roman Law
- Intermediate Latin
- State and Subject in the Roman Empire
- Empire and Enlightenment