Jim O'Hara's home page

Jim O'Hara
George L. Paddison Professor of Latin

Director of Graduate Studies

Placement Director
319 Murphey Hall
(919) 962-7662
fax: (919) 962-4036
Electronic mail: jimohara -at- unc.edu
Classics Department Home Page http://classics.unc.edu

Personal Home Page (this page): http://www.unc.edu/~oharaj
My curriculum vitae (with some links to journals and publishers)

My page on the department website: http://classics.unc.edu/people/james-ohara

Mailing address:

James J. O'Hara
Department of Classics
CB# 3145, 212 Murphey Hall
The University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3145

 

Office hours Fall 2013:

            W 10-11:50 a.m., Th 11-11:50 a.m.

& by appt or polite drop-in

 

Courses 2013-14

Fall

LATN 333: Catullus T-Th 9:30-10:45

GRK 221/352: Homer, Iliad MWF 1-1:50

Spring

            LATN 334: Vergil, Aeneid 7-12

            LATN 765: Horace

 

 

Recent things you can buy!
Inconsistency in Roman Epic: Studies in Catullus, Lucretius, Vergil, Ovid and Lucan
http://www.cambridge.org/us/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521646421
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0521646421/sr=8-1/qid=1156341213/ref=sr_1_1/103-4899663-7351806?ie=UTF8

 

New commentary with vocab.: Vergil: Aeneid: Book 4 (for intermediate college classes or the equivalent)

http://focusbookstore.com/aeneidbook4.aspx

 

Commentary on 1-6 by a team including me (no vocab in back; for advanced college classes)

http://focusbookstore.com/aeneid16.aspx

 

course web sites (links won’t work for long):

 

In SP 2010 I taught a graduate Latin seminar on “Didactic and Satire”; write to me for the syllabus

 

LATN 221: Vergil Fall 09 MWF 10- 10:50 AM Peabody 204:
http://www.unc.edu/courses/2009fall/latn/221/001

CLAS 55: Three Greek and Roman Epics
Fall 09 MWF 1- 1:50 PM Murphey 104
http://www.unc.edu/courses/2009fall/clas/055/001

 

CLAS 133H: Epic and Tragedy. Spring 08 MWF 11-11:50 a.m. Murphey 111
http://www.unc.edu/courses/2008spring/clas/133h/001/

LATN 265: Horace. Spring 08 T-Th 9:30-10:45 AM, Murphey 317
http://www.unc.edu/courses/2008spring/latn/765/001/

GREK 221 (021) Advanced Greek: Homer's Iliad, Fall 2007
 http://www.unc.edu/courses/2007fall/grek/221/001/

CLAS 55: Three Greek and Roman Epics, (first-year seminar), Fall 2007
http://www.unc.edu/courses/2007fall/clas/055/001/


LATN 512: Readings in Latin Literature of the Augustan Age, Spring 2007
 http://www.unc.edu/courses/2007spring/latn/512/001/

LATN 773; Lucretius, Fall 2006
http://www.unc.edu/courses/2006fall/latn/773/001/

LATN 301; Catullus seminar, Spring 2006

http://www.unc.edu/courses/2006spring/latn/301/001/

LATN 34 Augustan Poetry: Ovid: Metamorphoses, Spring 2005
http://www.unc.edu/courses/2005spring/latn/034/001

 

LATN 264 Virgil (or Vergil!) Aeneid Fall 2004:

http://www.unc.edu/courses/2004fall/latn/264/001


LATN 34 Augustan Poetry: Vergil, Aeneid 7-12, Spring 2004
http://www.unc.edu/courses/2004spring/latn/034/001


LATN 34 Augustan Poetry: Eclogue and Elegy, Spring 2003

http://www.unc.edu/courses/2003spring/latn/034/001

LATN 264 Vergil: Georgics, Spring 2003
http://www.unc.edu/courses/2003spring/latn/264/001

LATN 263 Lucretius, Fall 2002:
http://www.unc.edu/courses/2002fall/latn/263/001

CLAS 006M, section 002, Three Greek and Roman Epics, Fall 2002:
http://www.unc.edu/courses/2002fall/clas/006m/002

CLAS 29, section 002: Epic and Tragedy, Spring 2002:
http://www.unc.edu/courses/2002spring/clas/029/002

LATN 264 Virgil (or Vergil!) Spring 2002:
http://www.unc.edu/courses/2002spring/latn/264/001

CLAS 35 The Age of Augustus, Fall 2001:
http://www.unc.edu/courses/2001fall/clas/035/001

LATN 54 Tacitus and Pliny's Letters, Fall 2001:
http://www.unc.edu/courses/2001fall/latn/054/001



 

Some links:

My own links pages (not updated often):

Some handouts

Some other useful links