Benjamin Yates

Cohort Year: 2019
Research Interests: The intersection of poetry and philosophy; embodiment; digital humanities; grammar and translation.
Education: B.A., University of Dallas, 2019

Benjamin graduated with a B.A. in Classical Philology from the University of Dallas in 2019. He studies the intersection of poetry and philosophy in Greek & Roman texts. He has recently examined the literary form of in the Timaeus, for instance, and the problem of the body and the soul in the Antigone. Benjamin also maintains an interest in the digital humanities; in particular, he enjoys designing and maintaining open–access tools that make classical texts more accessible to all.