Joshua Zacks

Joshua Zacks
DAAD-Stipendiat
Universität Mannheim
Historisches Institut
Lehr­stuhl für Alte Geschichte
L 7, 7
68161 Mannheim

Joshua Zacks is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Classics at the University of Washington, Seattle. He completed his B.A. in Classics at Washington & Lee University in Virginia in 2013, and his M.A. in Classics at Washington University in St. Louis in 2015.

In Mannheim, his research is funded by a year-long research grant from the DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst/German Academic Exchange Service). His dissertation project, titled: Agonistic Intertextuality: Studies in Pindar and Bacchylides is supervised by Prof. Olga Levaniouk. The project examines the commissioning and performance of poetry for victorious athletes in fifth century BCE Greece.