An introduction to the members of the Academic Network on Sidonius Apollinaris.
Dr Gavin Kelly
Gavin Kelly is a Reader in Classics at Edinburgh University. He is Principal Investigator for the Network and Series Editor for the commentaries with Joop van Waarden. He will also co-edit the Prolegomena, again with van Waarden, and will himself contribute a chapter on ‘Dating the Poems and Letters’. He has previously co-edited the volume New Approaches to Sidonius Apollinaris (2013).
Dr Joop van Waarden
Joop van Waarden is a Research Associate in Latin at the University of Amsterdam. He is Co-Investigator for the Network and Series Editor for the commentaries along with Gavin Kelly. He will himself publish a commentary on Letters Book 7: 12-18 and will co-edit the Prolegomena with Kelly, also contributing chapters on prose rhythm and Sidonius' biography. He has previously co-edited the volume New Approaches to Sidonius Apollinaris (2013) and published a commentary on Letters Book 7: 1-11 (2010). Dr Van Waarden initiated the Sidonius Apollinaris in the 21st Century project and edits its website.
Dr Tiziana Brolli
Tiziana Brolli teaches Classics at the University of Padua. For the Network, she will publish a commentary of Sidonius' Panegyric of Majorian (Carm. 4-5), the subject of her doctoral thesis. Dr Brolli contributed the chapter ‘Writing Commentary on Sidonius’ Panegyrics' to New Approaches to Sidonius Apollinaris, ed. Van Waarden and Kelly (2013), and has written an article on Sidonius’ reception of Silius Italicus.
Prof. Silvia Condorelli
Silvia Condorelli is a Researcher in Latin Language and Literature at the University of Naples Federico II. For the Network, she will publish a commentary on Sidonius' Letters Book 9. She is also the lead author of a collaborative chapter on the history of Sidonian scholarship for the Prolegomena, to which she will contribute a further chapter on metre. Besides a bibliographical survey and numerous articles, Prof. Condorelli has published two monographs on Sidonius, L’Esametro dei Panegyrici di Sidonio Apollinare (2001) and Il poeta doctus nel V. secolo (2008).
Dr Franz Dolveck
Franz Dolveck is a graduate of the École Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris and post-doctoral researcher at the École Française de Rome. He will advise the Network on textual transmission and undertake a re-examination of Sidonius’ manuscript transmission and editions, the results of which will be published in the Prolegomena. Dr Dolveck's research is being made available to other Network members in advance and will help them decide on the text of Sidonius that they will print.
Dr Luciana Furbetta
Luciana Furbetta is an independent scholar based in Rome. For the Network, she will publish a commentary on Sidonius' Panegyric on his father-in-law the Emperor Avitus (Carm. 6-7), the subject of her doctoral thesis. She will also collaborate with Silvia Condorelli on the Prolegomena chapter on the history of Sidonian Scholarship. Dr Furbetta is the author of the author of seven published and forthcoming articles on Sidonius, covering panegyrics, shorter poems, and letters.
Dr Judith Hindermann
Judith Hindermann is a Lecturer and Researcher in Latin Philology at the University of Basel. For the Network, she will publish a commentary on Sidonius' Letters Book 2, which will build on her Habilitation project on grief and compassion in ancient letter-writing. Dr Hindermann is the author of a well-received book on Apuleius and Ovid. She has also written many journal articles and book chapters on these and other authors, including five on Sidonius' epistolary model Pliny the Younger.
Dr Rodie Risselada
Rodie Risselada is a Senior Lecturer in Latin at the University of Amsterdam. She will advise the Network on linguistic matters and will contribute a chapter on discourse pragmatics to the Prolegomena. Her many publications include the chapter ‘Applying Text Linguistics to the Letters of Sidonius’, in New Approaches to Sidonius Apollinaris, ed. Van Waarden and Kelly (2013)
Dr Paul Barnaby
Paul Barnaby is the Network Facilitator based at Edinburgh University. He is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Network and edits its website. Besides assisting in the editorial process for all volumes, he will translate commentaries of Tiziana Brolli, Silvia Condorelli, and Luciana Furbetta from Italian, as well as some chapters of the Prolegomena.