Loyola University Chicago

Department of Classical Studies


Laura Gawlinski

Title/s:  Associate Professor

Office #:  Crown Center 553

Phone: 773.508.3657

Email: lgawlinski@luc.edu

External Webpage: https://works.bepress.com/laura_gawlinski/

E-Commons: https://ecommons.luc.edu/


B.A., Randolph-Macon College
Ph.D., Cornell University

Research Interests

Greek religion, epigraphy, archaeology


  • Master Teacher, College of Arts and Sciences (2014)

Selected Publications

Select Books and Book Chapters:

  • What Shall I Say of Clothes? Theoretical and Methodological Approaches to the Study of Dress in Antiquity. SPAAA 3. co-edited with M. Cifarelli. Boston: Archaeological Institute of America, 2017.
  • The Athenian Agora Museum Guide. Princeton: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 2014.
  • The Sacred Law of Andania: a New Text with Commentary. Sozomena 11. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2012.
  • "Greek Religion and Epigraphic Corpora: What's Sacrae about Leges Sacrae?," In Greek Epigraphy and Religion, edited by E. Mackil and N. Papazarkadas. Leiden: Brill, 2021.
  • "Pericles, Cincinnatus, and Zombies: Classicizing Nostalgia in The Walking Dead (2010-)," In Screening the Golden Ages of the Classical Tradition, edited by M. E. Safran. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.
  • "Securing the Sacred: The Accessibility and Control of Attic Sanctuaries." In Cities Called Athens, edited by K. Daly and L. A. Riccardi. Lanham, Maryland: Bucknell University Press, 2014.

Recent Papers:

  • Loom Weights in Greek Sanctuaries: Problems and Possibilities," Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting, 7 January 2021
  • "Managing the Ebb and Flow of Competing Claims on Sacred Space," Logistics in Greek Sanctuaries, Swedish Institute at Athens, 13 September 2018
  • "A Religion without Priests?: Dressing the Dynamic Identities of Greek Religious Personnel," Outward Appearance vs. Inward Significance: Addressing Identities through Attire in the Ancient World, Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, 1 March 2018