Joshua D. Sosin

Curriculum vitae


CONTACT

Department of Classical Studies
Phone: 919.684.5753
236 Allen Building, Box 90103
Fax: 919.681.4262
Duke University
Durham, NC 27708-0103


EDUCATION
2000 Duke University, Department of Classical Studies, PhD
  Graduate Seminar, American Numismatic Society, Summer 1997
1994 Mary Washington College, Latin, B.A. summa cum laude, 1994
  College Year in Athens, 1992/93


PROFESSIONAL
EXPERIENCE

2013- Director, Duke Collaboratory for Classics Computing, Duke University Libraries
2006- Associate Professor, Duke University, Department of Classical Studies and History
06/07 Andrew W. Mellon Associate Professor, Duke University, Department of Classical Studies
05/06 Harrington Faculty Fellow, Classics Department, University of Texas at Austin
02-06 Assistant Professor, Duke University, Department of Classical Studies and History
00-02 Assistant Professor, MIT, History Faculty
99/00 Named Instructor, Duke University, Department of Classical Studies
98/99 Graduate Instructor, Duke University, Department of Classical Studies
98-00 Research Assistant to the Advanced Papyrological Information System, Perkins Library, Duke University
97/98 Research Assistant to the Advanced Papyrological Information System (Full-time) Duke University


AWARDS /
HONORS

11/12 A. W. Mellon Foundation, Scholarly Communications and Information TechnologyGrant: "Integrating Digital Greek"; Co-Principal Investigator with Deborah Jakubs, Rita DiGiallonardo Holloway University Librarian & Vice Provost for Library Affairs (48k)
2011 A. W. Mellon Foundation, Scholarly Communications Grant: "Integrating Digital Papyrology 3"; Co-Principal Investigator with Deborah Jakubs, Rita DiGiallonardo Holloway University Librarian & Vice Provost for Library Affairs (proposal) (957k)
08/09 A. W. Mellon Foundation, Scholarly Communications Grant: "Integrating Digital Papyrology 2"; Co-Principal Investigator with Deborah Jakubs, Rita DiGiallonardo Holloway University Librarian & Vice Provost for Library Affairs (proposal) (814k)
07/08 A. W. Mellon Foundation, Scholarly Communications Grant: "Integrating Digital Papyrology"; Co-Principal Investigator with Deborah Jakubs, Rita DiGiallonardo Holloway University Librarian & Vice Provost for Library Affairs (proposal) (500k)
06/07 Andrew W. Mellon Associate Professor, Duke University, Department of Classical Studies
06/07 Thomas Langford Lectureship Award
05/06 Harrington Faculty Fellow, Classics Department, University of Texas at Austin
2005 A. W. Mellon Foundation, Planning Grant (Planning the Future of the Duke Databank of Documentary Papyri); Principal Investigator
04/05 Center for Instructional Technology Innovation Grant; Project leader
02/03 Fellow, Center for Hellenic Studies
2001 MIT: Class of '51 Fund for Excellence in Education, the Class of '55 Fund for Excellence in Teaching and the Class of '72 Fund for Educational Innovation
2000 MIT: Dean's Fund for Faculty Development
2000 MIT: Provost's HASS Fund
99/00 Duke: Lawrence Richardson jr Named Instructorship in Classical Studies
94-00 Graduate Fellowship in Classical Studies, Duke University
1997 Graduate Seminar (Summer) Fellowship, American Numismatic Society
1994 Phi Beta Kappa


SERVICE TO FIELD

  10- Editorioal Board, Bryn Mawr Classical Review
  08-11 Ex-Officio, Executive Committee, Advanced Papyrological Information System
  01/02- Assistant/Associate Editor, Greek Roman and Byzantine Studies
  01/02- Co-Director, Duke Data Bank of Documentary Papyri
  03/04 Co-PI, Duke component of the Advanced Papyrological Information System
  05/06 Director at Large, American Society of Papyrologiists
  05-08 Executive Committee, Advanced Papyrological Information System


DISS.

  director for John P. Aldrup-MacDonald, on 'paper' documents in Greek law and politics.
  director for Joanne Fairhurst, on Athenian status ideology
PhD S12 director for Paul Johstono (History), on Ptolemaic military strategy (Asst. Prof. Citadel)
PhD S12 director for Chad Austino, on Greek sacred laws
PhD S06 co-director (with K. J. Rigsby) for T. Ephraim Lytle, Fisheries, Economies and Culture in the Hellenistic Aegean (Assoc. Prof. U Toronto)
PhD S05 director for John Bauschatz, Policing in Ptolemaic Egypt (Asst. Prof. U Ariz.)
   
PhD S12 committee for B. Gordon (Religion, Duke), Judean Priestly Settlements and Consecrated Lands, 515 BCE–135 CE
PhD S__ committee for R. Twele (History, UNC Chapel Hill) on sacred war
PhD S10 committee for C. Jake Butera, The Representation and Commemoration of the Citizen Soldier in Athens
PhD S08 committee for Charlie Muntz, Diodorus, Siculus, Egypt, and Rome.
PhD S07 committee for Rachel Stroumsa, The Peoples of Nessana
PhD S06 committee for Rachel Meyers, Representations of the Antonine Empresses
PhD S06 committee for Sara Saba, Urban Administration in the Greek East


SR. THESES DIRECTED

BA S12 Kathy Chu, on Athenian liturgies.
BA S11 Susan Foster, on Athenian friendship networls.
BA S11 Carter Herbert, on Roman credit crises.
BA S09 Susan A. Davis, on limits of religious tolerance in Greco-Roman paganism.
BA S08 L. Elizabeth Rudisill, on tourism in Greco-Roman Antiquity.
BA S08 Christopher Luth, on commodities markets in the Roman imperial economy.


PUBLICATIONS

Editorial
12/13- papyri.info, <http://papyri.info>
2002- Duke Data Bank of Documentary Papyri, <http://papyri.info/docs/ddbdp>
2001 John F. Oates, Roger S. Bagnall, Sarah J. Clackson, Alexandra A. O’Brien, Joshua D. Sosin, Terry G. Wilfong, and Klaas A. Worp, Checklist of Editions of Greek, Latin, Demotc and Coptic Papyri, Ostraca and Tablets (David Brown: Oxford); on-line at <http://scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/papyrus/texts/clist.html>
Peer-Reviewed
201# "Manumission with Paramone: Conditional Freedom?" TAPA forthcoming. [dspace]
201# "A Metic was a Metic," Historia forthcoming. [dspace]
201# ""Those who live apart" were Mercenaries," Historia forthcoming. [dspace]
2014 "Tax Exemption and Athenian Imperial Politics: The Case of Chalkis," TAPA 144 (2014) 263-306. [dspace]
2014 "Endowed Eponymous Festivals on Delos," Kernos 27 (2014) 127-157. [dspace]
2014 "Endowments and Taxation in the Hellenistic World,"Ancient Society 44 (2014) 43-89. [dspace]
2014 "Notes on Inscriptions,"Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 189: 147-148. [dspace]
2013 "Notes on Inscriptions,"Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 186: 163-170. [dspace]
2009 "Magnesian Inviolability,"Transactions of the American Philological Association 139: 369-410. [pdf] [tapa]
2008 "The New Letter from Pasion,"Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 165: 105-108. [pdf]
2005 "A Common Market on Syros: Two Imperial Letters (IG XII.5 658)," Historia: 54: 222-226. [pdf]
2005 "Unwelcome Dedications: Public Law and Private Religion in Hellenistic Laodicea by the Sea" Classical Quarterly 55: 130-139. [cq] [pdf]
2004 "Acraephia Counts," Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 148: 193-195. [pdf]
2004 "Alexanders and Stephanephoroi at Delphi," Classical Philology 99: 191-208. [cp] [pdf]
2004 "Half again More," Archiv für Papyrusforschung und verwandte Gebiete 50: 42-44. [pdf]
2004 "An Endowed Peace," Museum Helveticum 61: 2-8. [pdf]
2004 "Stealing Livestock at Oxyrhyncha," Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 146: 167-169; with John Bauschatz (B. principal). [pdf]
2003 "Palaeography and Bilingualism: P.Duk.inv. 320 and 675," Chronique d'Égypte 78: 202-212; with Joe Manning (S. principal). [pdf]
2003 "Grain For Delos," Museum Helveticum 60: 65-79. [pdf]
2002 "Four Papyri concerning Pesouris, Basilikos Grammateus," Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 141: 177-190; with John Bauschatz. [pdf]
2002 "Boeotian Silver, Theban Agio and Bronze Drachmas," Numismatic Chronicle 162: 333-339. [pdf]
2002 "Grain for Andros," Hermes 130: 131-145. [pdf]
2002 "Two Attic Endowments," Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 138: 123-128. [pdf]
2001
[2002]
"Exempt from Tribute," Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies 42: 125-137, with plates 1-2. [pdf]

2001
[2003]

"Accounting and Endowments," Tyche: Beiträge zur Alten Geschichte, Papyrologie und Epigraphik 16: 161-175. [pdf]
2000
[2001]
"A Missing Woman: Hellenistic Leases from Thespiae Revisited," Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies 41: 47-58. [pdf]
2000 "Agio at Delphi," Numismatic Chronicle 160: 67-80. [pdf]
2000 "Ausonius' Juvenal and the Winstedt Fragment," Classical Philology 95: 199-206. [jstor] [pdf]
1999 "Tyrian Stationarii at Puteoli," Tyche: Beiträge zur Alten Geschichte, Papyrologie und Epigraphik 14: 275-285. [pdf]
1999 "Lucretius, Seneca and Persius 1.1-2," Transactions of the American Philological Association 129: 281-299. [jstor] [pdf]
1999

"Reading Invisible Ink: Digital Imaging of P.Duk.inv. 716," Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 127: 127-130; with J. Oates, R. Weinberg and P. Johnson. [also online: ZPE / article]

1999 "Abduction at the Threshing Floor: P.Duk.inv. 714-716," Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 127: 131-140. [also online: ZPE / article]
1999 "Ausonian Allusions to Juvenal's Satires," Wiener Studien 114: 91-112. [pdf]
1997 "A Word for Woman?" Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies 38: 75-83. [pdf]
1997 "P.Duk.inv. 314: Agathis, Strategos and Hipparches of the Arsinoite Nome," Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 118: 251-258; with J. F. Oates (S. principal) [also online: ZPE / article]
1997 "P.Duk.inv. 677: Aetos, from Arsinoite Strategos to Eponymous Priest," Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 116: 141-146. [also online: ZPE / article]
1996 "Imperial Pork: Preparations for a Visit by Severus Alexander and Julia Mamaea to Egypt," Ancient Society 27: 171-181; with P. van Minnen (v. M. principal).
Popular
2004 "Homer in the Papyri," DIG Magazine 6.1: 14-15 (an archaeology magazine for young readers)


PAPERS / CONFERENCES

  2013 “Digital Papyrology, Digital Epigraphy,” Social Digital Scholarly Editing, July (on invitation).
  2013 “IDP, IDEs, and Digital Classics,” Ithaka.org, May (on invitation of President).
  2013 “Digital Classics, Digital Humanities,” National Humanities Center, April (on invitation).
  2013 “Taxing Aliens,” UNC Chapel Hill, Dept of Classics, April (on invitation).
  2007 “Magnesian Inviolability: Religion, Politics, and Missed Opportunities,” Yale University, Dept of Classics, October (on invitation).
  2007 “Charitable Foundations in the Hellenistic World,” Yale University, Dept of Classics, October (on invitation).
  2006 Roundtable on IT applications and the future of epigraphy, Stanford University, May (on invitation of J. O'Donnell, G. Nagy, and B. Frischer).
  2005 Roundtable on scholarly communication and on-line resources, Center for Hellenic Studies, Washington, DC, January (on invitation).
  2005 "The Duke Data Bank of Documentary Papyri: The Next Twenty Five Years," Names: Lexica, Prosopographies and Corpora, Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents, January, Oxford, UK (on invitation)
  2005 "Public Law, Private Religion: The Case of Laodicea on the Sea," American Philological Association, Annual Meeting, Boston, January.
  2004 Speaker, annual meeting of the Ancient Historians of the Atlantic States, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, March (on invitation).
  2003 "How Charitable Were Ancient Charitable Foundations?" Classics Department, University of Iowa, September (on invitation).
  2002 "Charitable Foundations in the Ancient World," Department of Classics, Philosophy, and Religion, Mary Washington College, November (on invitation).
  2002 "Endowments and Markets in Ancient Greece," Economics Department, Harvard University, October (on invitation).
  2002 "Fiduciary Coinage at Hellenistic Thebes,"New England Historical Association, Annual Meeting, Buzzards Bay, April.
  2002 "Harnessing Markets: Perpetual Endowments in the Greek Economy," American Philological Association, Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, January.
  2001 "Managing Markets: Perpetual Endowments in the Hellenistic World," Center for the Study of the Ancient Mediterranean, Columbia University, October (on invitation).
  2001 "Reading, Writing, Rhetoric: Palaeography in the Documentary Papyri," Classics Department, University of Texas at Austin, January (on invitation).
  1999 "Rhetoric and Multi-Lingualism: Palaeography in the Documentary Papyri," EIVS DIGNITATIS CVLTORES: A Symposium in Honor of Francis Newton on the Occasion of his Retirement, Duke University, 13 November (on invitation).
  1998 "Ausonius' Juvenal and the Winstedt Fragment," American Philological Association, Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, December.
  1997 "Lucretius, Seneca and Persius 1.1-2," American Philological Association, Annual Meeting, Chicago, December, .
  1997 "Persius, Lucilius and the Commentum Cornuti," Department of Classics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, November (on invitation).
  1996 "Servius' Role in Juvenal's Fourth-Century Renaissance," American Philological Association, Annual Meeting, New York, December [by title].


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