Diane Rayor

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Professor Emerita

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Greek language and literature / literary translation / women in antiquity / mythology

BA Colorado College
PhD University of California, Santa Cruz

  • GVSU Women’s Commission Women’s Impact Award, 2014
  • GVSU Glenn A. Niemeyer Outstanding Faculty Award for excellence in teaching, scholarship and service, 2011


Sappho: A New Translation of the Complete Works, Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Euripides' Medea: A New Translation, Cambridge University Press, 2013.

  • Staged 2012: July 12-21, Heritage Theatre Group (director Karen Libman).

Sophocles' Antigone: A New Translation. Cambridge University Press, 2011.

  • Staged GVSU 18-20 April 2009 (director Karen Libman); Jenison High School 18-21 November 2009 (director Todd Avery)

The Homeric Hymns: A Translation, with Introduction and Notes. University of California Press

Sappho's Lyre: Archaic Lyric and Women Poets of Ancient Greece (translations). University of California Press

Callimachus (translation with S. Lombardo). Johns Hopkins University Press

"The Power of Memory in Erinna and Sappho," in Women Poets in Greece and Rome: New Critical Essays, ed. Ellen Greene. University of Oklahoma Press [link]

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