Associate Professor Marcus John Wilson

LLB, BA (Hons), MA (Toronto), PhD (Monash)

Research | Current

  • Latin language and literature
  • Roman history
  • Seneca, Silius Italicus

Teaching | Current

CLASSICS 130 Love and Death in Greek and Roman Literature

LATIN 201 Latin Literary Texts 2A

LATIN 203 Latin Literary Texts 2C

LATIN 300 Advanced Language Study Part 1

LATIN 301 Latin Literary Texts 3A

LATIN 707 Selected Latin Texts 1

Areas of expertise


Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Wilson, M. J. (2017). I Donald? A classic view of Trump.
  • Wilson, M. J. (2016). Milestones of malevolence. Paper presented at Roman Milestones: 30th Pacific Rim Roman Literature Seminar, Hobart, Australia. 4 July - 6 July 2016. Abstracts Pacific Rim Roman Literature Seminar 30.
  • Wilson, M. J. (2015). What did Baebius Italicus think he was doing to Homer?. Paper presented at Homer and the Epic Tradition (Homer Seminar VIII) : A Conference in Honour of Professor Elizabeth Minchin, Canberra, Australia. 7 December - 8 December 2015. Homer and the Epic Tradition (Homer Seminar VIII) : A Conference in Honour of Professor Elizabeth Minchin - Programme and abstracts.
  • Wilson, M. J. (2015). Celebrating the defeat of the fun police: Ovid, Fasti 6.651-692. Paper presented at ASCS 36: The 36th Conference of the Australasian Society for Classical Studies, Adelaide, Australia. 28 January - 30 January 2015. ASCS 36th Conference Abstracts.
  • Wilson, M. (2015). "Quae quis fugit damnat": Outspoken silence in Seneca's Epistles. In H. Baltussen, P. Davis (Eds.) The art of veiled speech: Self-censorship from Aristophanes to Hobbes (pp. 137-156). Philidelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.
  • Wilson, M. J. (2014). Get serious: A Livian critique of modern historical studies. Paper presented at Australian Historical Association 33: Conflict in History, University of Queensland, Brisbane. 6 July - 11 July 2014.
  • Wilson, M. J. (2014). The Godless Romans: Towards a theory of Roman Atheism. Paper presented at Pac Rim 28: 28th Pacific Rim Roman Literature Seminar, Latrobe University, Melbourne. 6 July - 9 July 2014. 28th Pacific Rim Roman Literature Seminar: Pac Rim - Programme & abstracts.
  • Wilson, M. J. (2013). Homeric tradition denial. Paper presented at Homer and the Epic Tradition (Homer Seminar  VII), Canberra, Australia. 30 November - 1 December 2013.

Contact details

Primary office location

Level 8, Room 826
New Zealand