Han Tran

Senior Lecturer

Phone:
(305) 284-6326
Locator Code:
4653

 
About

Han Tran received her Ph.D. in Classics from the University of California at Berkeley in 2006. She taught at UC Berkeley, The Ohio State University, and the University of Oregon before joining the faculty at the University of Miami. Her research interests center on the language of iconography, the reception of classical myth in the art of all periods, monsters of all stripes, Roman wall-painting, New Materialism, and Object-oriented Ontology. She has published on the sea monsters, Scylla and Charybdis, representations of mermaids, is preparing a book on the Nereids, and frequently reviews art historical monographs.

Career

Education

2006Ph.D. Classics, University of California Berkeley
1999 Classics (Latin Emphasis) , University of California Berkeley
1997B.A. Classics and History , Amherst College

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Reception of Classical Myth in the Arts

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Reception of Classical Myth in the Arts

Professional Experience

2009 - Senior Lecturer, The University of Miami
2007 - 2008Visiting Assistant Professor, The University of Oregon
2006 - 2007Senior Lecturer, The Ohio State University

Honors & Acknowledgements

Dean’s Summer Research Support, Summer 2018

Conferences & Events

October 18-20, 2018
“Barry X Ball’s Flayed Herm" | Sam Houston State University Woodlands Campus, Texas
October 18-20, 2018
“Monstrosity and the Topography of Fear,” | Sam Houston State University Woodlands Campus, Texas
March 20, 2018
“What is a Mermaid in the Greek Imaginary?” | University of Miami
Research

Publications

Shima: The International Journal of Research into Island Cultures 82-10312.2 [Link]