George Kalogeris, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of English

Phone: 617-305-1759
Fax: 617-305-1744
Office: Fenton Building, Rm. 209


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

Research Interests

  • Greek and Roman literature in translation
  • Modern lyric poetry
  • The pastoral tradition

Employment History

Adjunct Professor of Humanities, Suffolk University, 1996 to present

Lecturer in English, Core Curriculum, Boston University, 1999 to present


Camus: Carnets A book of poetry based on the life of Albert Camus (Pressed Wafer)

Dialogos: Paired Poems in Translation (submitted for publication)

Translations of two long poems of 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

Scholarly Activities

  • Director of Classics Minor, Suffolk University
  • Director of Core Poetry Seminar, Boston University

Selected Readings and Lectures

  • Balliol College, Oxford University, poetry reading, 2006
  • Core Lecture on Emily Dickinson’s Poetry, Boston University, 2003 and 2004

Courses Taught

Ancient Greece and Ancient Israel
Fifth Century Athens
Imperial Rome
Pagan Reason to Christian Revelation
Art, Literature, Music
Archer Felllows Seminars: The Iliad, Virgil’s Aeneid, The Hebrew Bible, Dante’s Divine Commedia, Shakespeare’s Roman Plays, The Plays of Sophocles, The Greek Historians, The Roman Republic, Virgil and Modern Poetry, Milton’s Paradise Lost