About Thomas Hubbard
Thomas K. Hubbard is Mary Helen Thompson Centennial Professor in the Humanities at the University of Texas in Austin. He received the MA degree in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Berkeley in 1977 and the Ph.D. in Classics from Yale in 1980. After teaching at the University of Minnesota and Cornell, he joined the faculty of the University of Texas at Austin in 1988. He published five books, The Pindaric Mind (Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1985), The Mask of Comedy (Cornell Univ. Press 1991), The Pipes of Pan: Intertexuality and Literary Filiation in the Pastoral Tradition from Theocritus to Milton (Univ. of Michigan Press 1998), Greek Love Reconsidered (Wallace Hamilton 2000), and Homosexuality in Greece and Rome: A Sourcebook of Basic Documents (Univ. of California Press 2003), and has two edited collections forthcoming: A Companion to Greek and Roman Sexualities (Wiley-Blackwell 2013) and Censoring Sex Research: Bruce Rind and his Critics on Male Intergenerational Relations (Left Coast 2013). In addition, he published about 70 articles, mainly on Greek and Roman literature and the classical tradition in European culture. Among his relevant publications are:
Greek Love Reconsidered (New York: Wallace Hamilton, 2000), edited collection.
Homosexuality in Greece and Rome: A Sourcebook of Basic Documents (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003) xvii+558pp. first two chapters and table of contents can be found online at his website http://www.laits.utexas.edu/ancienthomosexuality
"Popular Perceptions of Elite Homosexuality in Classical Athens," Arion ser. 3, 6.1 (1998) 48-78.
"Pederasty and Democracy: The Marginalization of a Social Practice." In T. K. Hubbard, ed. Greek Love Reconsidered (New York: Wallace Hamilton Press, 2000) 1-11.
"Pindar, Theoxenus, and the Homoerotic Eye," Arethusa 35 (2002) 255-96.
"Sex in the Gym: Athletic Trainers and Pedagogical Pederasty," Intertexts 7 (2003) 1-26.
"The Varieties of Greek Love," The Gay & Lesbian Review 11.3 (2004) 11-12.
"History's First Child Molester: Euripides' Chrysippus and the Marginalization of Pederasty in Athenian Democratic Discourse," forthcoming in J. Davidson, F. Muecke, and P. Wilson (eds.), Greek Drama III: Studies in Memory of Kevin Lee = BICS Supplement 87 (London: Institute of Classical Studies, 2005) 223-44.
"Pindar's Tenth Olympian and Athlete-Trainer Relationships," in B. Verstraete and V. Provencal (eds.), Greek Love through the Ages: Same-Sex Desire and Love in the Greco-Roman World and in the Classical Tradition of the West (Binghamton: Haworth Press, 2005) 137-71 (= special issue of Journal of Homosexuality 49 ).
"Ephebic Liminality and the Ambiguities of Apolline Sexuality," forthcoming in L. Athanassaki, V. , R. P. Martin, J. F. Miller (eds.), Apolline Politics and Poetics (Delphi: European Cultural Center, 2007).
"The Paradox of 'Natural' Heterosexuality with 'Unnatural' Women," forthcoming in a special issue of Classical World. review of D. M. Halperin, How to Do the History of Homosexuality (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002), in Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2003.09.22 (electronic publication), can be found online at http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/bmcr/2003/2003-09-22.html