Rebecca Posner-Hess

Cohort Year: 2021
Research Interests: Greek tragedy and epic, theatrical costume and staging, embodiment, materiality, metaphor, and historical memory

Rebecca received a BA from Swarthmore College in 2021 with high honors in Ancient Greek and Latin, as well as a second minor in Religion. Her undergraduate work focused on the Odyssey, Herodotus, Aeschylus, Vergil, and Ovid. Her interests so far include Greek tragedy and theatrics, metaphorical and material textiles, conceptions of the body and its borders, and expressions of memory and mourning. She has also studied biblical Hebrew and has recently been interested in biblical and Homeric orality and multitextuality.