Loyola University Chicago

Department of Classical Studies


Jonathan Mannering

Title/s:  Senior Lecturer and Undergraduate Program Director

Office #:  Crown Center 555

Phone: 773.508.3662

Email: jmannering@luc.edu


B.A., University of Chicago

M.Phil., Ph.D., King's College, Cambridge University

Research Interests

Roman Literature of the Late Republic and Early Empire; Rhetoric and Rhetorical Theory; Quotation and Cultural Reproduction

Professional & Community Affiliations

Currently serving as President of the Kappa of Illinois Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa (2023-2025), and as the department's Dual Credit Mentor for Latin.

Courses Taught

Latin 100/200/300-level; CLST 272 Heroes & Classical Epics; CLST 279 Classical Rhetoric; CLST 273 Classical Tragedy; CLST 280 Romance Novel in Antiquity; CLST 271 Mythology; CLST 384 Humanism of Antiquity II (departmental capstone); Honors 101 Western Intellectual Traditions: Antiquity to the Middle Ages

Selected Publications

Publications/ Papers Presented

  • "Objection! Contesting Taste and Space in Seneca’s Declamatory Arena," in Seneca the Elder: Reading Roman Declamation, Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2020. (Originally presented as a paper at Reading Roman Declamation I – Seneca the Elder, University of Montpellier, France, November 23-24, 2012.)
  • "Sensorial Intermedialities in Roman Letters: Cicero, Horace, and Ovid," in Trends in Classics: Intermediality and Roman Literature, De Gruyter, 2019. (Originally presented as a paper at Intermediality Workshop, Morphomata Kolleg, Cologne, Germany, June 27-28, 2018.)
  • "Constructing the Enemy in Senecan Tragedy," presented at Conflict Resolution through Classical Literature: Workshop 2: Conflict Resolution in Ancient and Modern Contexts II: Theory and Genre, King’s College, London, UK, 1-3 July 2019.
  • "Declamation 2.0: Reading Calpurnius 'Whole'," in Reading Roman Declamation – Calpurnius Flaccus, De Gruyter, 2017.
  • "Seneca's Philosophical Writings: Naturales Quaestiones, Dialogi, Epistulae Morales," in A Companion to the Neronian Age, Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.