Talia Boylan is a first-year graduate student in the Department of Classics. She received a B.A. in Classics from Harvard College, where she wrote her senior honors thesis on Seamus Heaney’s translation of Aeneid VI.
Thereafter, she completed the MSt course at Oxford. Her master’s dissertation addressed the reception of Eustathius’ commentaries on Homer in the writings of Angelo Poliziano, a fifteenth-century Italian humanist. Talia’s research interests include classical reception in twentieth-century English poetry, classical reception in the Italian Renaissance, and the history of ancient and Byzantine scholarship.
Talia is on leave for the academic year 2020-21.