George Kalogeris, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of English

Phone: 617-305-1759
Fax: 617-305-1744
Office: 8070, 8th Floor, 73 Tremont


  • PhD, Boston University
  • MA, Boston University
  • BS, Suffolk University

Research Interests

  • Greek and Roman Literature in Translation
  • Modern Lyric Poetry
  • The Pastoral Tradition

Selected Publications and Translations

Dialogos: Paired Poems in Translation. Champaign, Illinois: Antilever Press, 2012.

Poems and translations anthologized in Joining Music with Reason. Oxfordshire: Waywiser Press, 2011.

Camus: Carnets. Brooklyn, New York: Pressed Wafer Press, 2006.

Translations of two book-length poems of the Nobel Prize winning Modern Greek poet, George Seferis:

  • Three Secret Poems Harvard Review 2006 (introduced by David Ferry and David Ricks
  • Thrush Fulcrum, 2008

Poems, translations, and essays have appeared in a range of journals, including: Agni, Literary Imagination, Poetry, Ploughshares, Salamander, Essays in Criticism.

Courses Taught

WRI-101 First-Year Writing I
WRI-102 First-Year Writing II
ENG-123 Great Books of World Literature I
ENG-213 British Literature Survey I
ENG-214 British Literature Survey II
ENG-217 American Literature Survey I
ENG-218 American Literature Survey II
ENG-316 Fifth-Century Athens
ENG-317 Classical Mythology
ENG-375 Poetry Writing Workshop

Courses Co-Taught with Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Professor David Ferry
ENG-427 The Georgics of Virgil
ENG-428 Virgil's Aeneid (The First Three Books)
ENG-429 Classical Literature of the Underworld
ENG-440 Odes of Horace