Background and activities

Master in Latin UiO (2000), PhD in Latin UiB (2007), main supervisor Stephen Harrison (University of Oxford). Postdoc (-2013)/Associate Professor (2014-) NTNU

Associate Professor of Latin (Classics)

Teaching

Latin language, Classical poetry and prose, ancient civilization, rhetoric and literature.

Supervision

Any topic for bachelor and master thesis, especially Latin poetry, which can be related to Antikken på norsk in cooperation with Gyldendal norsk forlag

Current Book Projects

Sappho at Rome: Receptions from Lucretius to Martial, coedited with Stephen Harrison, 

* The Power of Ancient Prose: Novelistic, Apologetic, Biographic, coedited with Stephen Harrison

* Ovids Metamorphoses - Forvandlinger. Gjendiktning

Areas of Interest

Latin Augustan poetry (especially Ovid), Greek Archaic poetry (especially Sappho), Poetic Genres (lyric and elegy), Metra, The History of Classical Philological Scholarship, Modern Literary Theory (especially R. Barthes), Gender and Classical Literature, Translation and Classical Literature, Reception Studies (especially Classics and Computer Games/ Virtual Worlds)

Select Publications

The Cambridge Companion to Latin Love Elegy         Kom ikke uten begj?r Kj?rlighetskuren & Brevvekslinger   Ars amandi - Kunsten ? elske     Heroides - Heltinnebrev

 

1. Ovid's Early Poetry: from his Single Heroides to his Remedia amoris, Cambridge University Press (forthcoming 2014)

2. The Cambridge Companion to Latin Love Elegy, editor, Cambridge University Press (2013)

3. 'Introduction: Latin Love Elegy' in T. S. Thorsen (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Latin Love Elegy, (2013) 1–22

4. 'Ovid the Love Elegist' in T. S. Thorsen (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Latin Love Elegy (2013) 114–132

5. 'Metrical Appendix' in T. S. Thorsen (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Latin Love Elegy, (2013) 367–78

6. 'Sappho, Corinna and Colleagues in Ancient Rome: Tatian's Catalogue of Statues (Oratio ad Graecos 33-34) Reconsidered' Mnemosyne, (2012) 65, 696-715

7. Greek and Roman Games in The Computer Age, editor, (2012), Akademika forlag

8. Kom ikke uten begjær (2011) essays, Gyldendal norsk forlag

9. Antikkens kultur, co-authored (2010), Aschehoug Forlag

10. Ovid's Remedia Amoris – Kjærlighetskuren and Epistulae Heroidum (XVI-XXI – Brevveksling, metrical translation into Norwegian (2009), Gyldendal Norsk forlag

11. Ovid's Ars Amandi – Kunsten å elske, metrical translation into Norwegian (2006), Gyldendal Norsk Forlag

12. Ovid's Amores – Kjærlighetseventyr, metrical translation into Norwegian (2002), Gyldendal Norsk Forlag

13. Ovid's Heroides – Heltinnebrev, metrical translation into Norwegian (2001), Gyldendal Norsk Forlag

Lenker:

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

  • Thorsen, Thea Selliaas. (2014) Plastic accommodations of female agency: Vergil, Horace and Antipater of Thessalonica. Nordlit. volum 33.
  • Thorsen, Thea Selliaas. (2012) Sappho, Corinna and Colleagues in Ancient Rome. Tatian's Catalogue of Statues (Oratio ad Graecos 33-4) Reconsidered. Mnemosyne (Lugduni Batavorum. Print). volum 65 (4-5).
  • Thorsen, Thea. (2008) Fra fomlende fl?rt til professor i elskov. Om Ovids Amores - Kj?rlighetseventyr og Ars amandi ? Kunsten ? elske. Kunst og kultur. volum 4.
  • Thorsen, Thea. (2008) Kj?nn og ud?delig ry i "ny" Sapfo-papyrus en n?kkel til den romerske resepsjonen av den lesbiske lyrikeren. Norsk litteraturvitenskapelig tidsskrift. volum 1.
  • Thorsen, Thea Selliaas. (2005) [Anmeldelse] Ovid - en mann for v?r tid. Norsk litteraturvitenskapelig tidsskrift.
  • Thorsen, Thea Selliaas. (2004) Forfatteren om Pia Fraus? Dante. Vinduet.
  • Thorsen, Thea Selliaas. (2002) Roma Moderna. Klassiske bybilder i Ovids Kunsten ? elske. Arr. Id?historisk tidsskrift. volum 1-2.
  • Thorsen, Thea Selliaas. (2002) Roma Moderna, klassiske byvandringer i Ovids Kunsten ? elske. Arr. Id?historisk tidsskrift. volum 1-2.
  • Thorsen, Thea Selliaas. (2000) Ovid og elegiske epistler. Klassisk Forum. volum 1.
  • Thorsen, Thea Selliaas. (2000) Porno eller politikk -- om romersk kj?rlighetselegi og Trond Berg Eriksens ville vei til Pompeii. Arr. Id?historisk tidsskrift. volum 1.
  • Thorsen, Thea Selliaas. (1998) P? kurs i Vatikanbiblioteket. Klassisk Forum. volum 2.

Artistic productions

  • Thorsen, Thea Selliaas. (2014) Utdrag fra Ovids Metamorphoses - Forvandlinger. Om Proserpina og Pluto. null

Books

  • Thorsen, Thea Selliaas. (2014) Ovid's Early Poetry: From his single Heroides to his Remedia amoris. Cambridge University Press. 2014. ISBN 9781107040410.
  • Thorsen, Thea Selliaas. (2013) The Cambridge companion to latin love elegy. Cambridge University Press. 2013. ISBN 978-0-521-12937-4.
  • Thorsen, Thea Selliaas. (2012) Greek and Roman games in the computer age. Akademika forlag. 2012. ISBN 978-82-519-2885-4. Trondheim studies in Greek and Latin (-).
  • Thorsen, Thea Selliaas. (2011) Kom ikke uten begj?r. Gyldendal Litteratur. 2011. ISBN 978-82-05-40961-3.
  • Roggen, Vibeke; Ravn?, Per-Bjarne; Thorsen, Thea Selliaas; Sande, Siri. (2010) Antikkens kultur. Aschehoug & Co. 2010. ISBN 978-82-03-33743-7.
  • Thorsen, Thea. (2007) SCRIBENTIS IMAGINES in Ovidian Authorship and Scholarship. A Study of the Epistula Sapphus (Heroides 15). Dissertation for the degree doctor artium (dr. art.) University of Bergen, Norway. 2007. ISBN 9788230803820.
  • Thorsen, Thea Selliaas. (2002) Ovid. Amores -- Kj?rlighetseventyr. Gyldendal Litteratur. 2002. ISBN 82-05-30783-0.
  • Thorsen, Thea Selliaas. (2001) Ovid: Heroides -- Heltinnebrev. Gyldendal Litteratur. 2001. ISBN 82-05-29132-2.

Postal address

Department of Historical Studies Norwegian University of Science and Technology 7491 Trondheim Norway