Program: MA in Classics
Area(s) of Interest: Epic poetry; comparative literature; classical reception studies
Brian Pulverenti graduated from Seton Hall University with a double major in Classical Studies and English Literature and a minor in Medieval and Renaissance studies. His primary research interests include the history of the epic, comparative literature, and reception studies. He is also a proud recipient of the National Latin Exam’s New Latin Educators scholarship. His essay “A Dead Poet’s Society,” an analysis of the thematic significance of Cinna the Poet’s death in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, has been accepted for publication by Locus, the undergraduate research journal of Seton Hall University.