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Scholarly Interest Report
         
Scott Card McGill
Professor
Professor of Classical Studies
 
e-mail:smcgill@rice.edu
 
  • BA (1990) Salve Regina College
  • MA (1996) Yale University
  • Ph.D (2001) Yale University
 
Primary Department
   Department of Classical and European Studies
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Websites
 Scott McGill
 
Research Areas
 Reception of Latin Poetry, Virgil, Intellectual Property in Antiquity
 
Selected Publications
 Refereed articles
 

Scott McGill "The Plagiarized Virgil in Donatus, Servius, and the Anthologia Latina ." Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, 107: 362-81.

 
 

Scott McGill "Ausonius at Night." American Journal of Philology, 135: 123-48.In Press

 
 

Scott McGill ""The Plagiarized Virgil in Donatus, Servius, and the Anthologia Latina," in Harvard Studies in Classical Philology." In Press

 
 Articles
 

Scott McGill ""Recasting Virgil and Ovid in the Epistula Didonis ad Aeneam,” in Classica et Mediaevalia 60, 2010. 177-99 ." 

 
 

Scott McGill "“Plagiarism or Imitation? The Case of Abronius Silo in Seneca the Elder’s Suas. 2.19-20,” in Arethusa 43.1, 2010. 113-31 ." 

 
 

Scott McGill "The Right of Authorship in Symmachus' Ep. 1.31." Classical Philology 104.2. 2009:229-32." Classical PhilologyIn Press

 
 

Scott McGill "Ausonius' Letter to Hesperius Attached to the Protrepticus ad Nepotem and Quintilian's Inst. Orat. 10.1.17-19." Classical Quarterly 57 (2007) : 332-5.

 
 

Scott McGill "Menin Virumque: Translating Homer with Virgil in Epigrammata Bobiensia 46, 47, and 64." Classical Journal, 101.4 (2006) : 425-31.

 
 

Scott McGill "Seneca the Elder on Plagiarizing Cicero's Verrines." Rhetorica, 23.4 (2005) : 337-46.

 
 

Scott McGill "Tragic Virgil: Rewriting Virgil as a Tragedy in the Cento Medea." Classical World, 95.2 (2002) : 143-61.

 
 

Scott McGill "Poeta Arte Christianus: Pomponius'Cento Versus ad Gratiam Domini as an Early Example of Christian Bucolic." Traditio, 56 (2001) : 15-26.

 
 

Scott McGill ""Other Aeneids: Rewriting Three Virgilian Passages in the Codex Salmasianus." Vergilius 49, 2003. 84-113." Vergilius

 
 Books
 

Scott McGill "Juvencus: The Four Books of the Gospels: Translation with Introduction and Notes." In Press

 
 

Scott McGill "Plagiarism in Latin Literature." 

 
 

"Virgil Recomposed: The Mythological and Secular Virgilian Centos in Antiquity. American Philological Association Monograph Series."  (2005)

 
 Editor of books
 

Scott McGill and Joseph Pucci "Classics Renewed: Reception and Innovation in Late Latin Poetry." In Press

 
 

Scott McGill, Cristiana Sogno, and Edward Watts "From the Tetrarchs to the Theodosians: Later Roman History and Culture, 284-450 CE. Cambridge University Press, 2010." 

 
 Book chapters
 

Scott McGill "From Maro Iunior to Marsyas: Ancient Perspectives on a Virgilian Cento. ." Sparsa colligere et integrare lacerata: centoni, pastiches e la tradizione greco-latina del reimpiego testuale, ed. M.T. Galli and G. Moretti. (2014) : 15-33.

 
 

Scott McGill "“Another Man’s Miracles: Recasting Aelius Donatus in Phocas’ Life of Virgil,” in The Roman Empire from the Tetrachy to Theodosius II: Politics, Society, Culture, Religion, ed. S. McGill, C. Sogno, and E. Watts. Cambridge University Press, 2010:153-69." 

 
 

"Latin Poetry in Late Antiquity." A Handbook of Late AntiquityIn Press

 
 

"Virgil, Christianity, and the Cento Probae." Texts and Culture in Late Antiquity (2007) : 173-94.

 
 Book reviews
 

Scott McGill "Review of Aaron Pelttari, The Space That Remains: Reading Latin Poetry in Late Antiquity." The Classical Review, 65 (2015) : 318-21.

 
 

Scott McGill "Review of C. Ware, Claudian and the Roman Epic Tradition ." Journal of Roman Studies, 104: 359-60.

 
 

Scott McGill "Review of Irene Peirano, 'Rhetoric of the Roman Fake," Journal of Roman Studies." 

 
 

Scott McGill "P. Drager, Decimus Magnus Ausonius: Samtliche Werke Band 2: Trierer Werke in Gnomon 84: 262-3." 

 
 

Scott McGill "The Letters of Symmachus: Book 1, in BMCR 2012.11.09." 

 
 

Scott McGill "Review of C. Kallendorf, The Other Virgil: Pessimistic Readings of the Aeneid in Early Modern Culture, in Classical World 102.4, 2009. 507-8. ." 

 
 

Scott McGill "Review of P. Paolucci, ed., Il Centone Virgiliano Hippodamia dell’ Anthologia Latina, in Classical World 101.2, 2008. 253-5. ." 

 
 

Scott McGill "D. Amherdt, Ausone e Pauline de Nole: correspondance." Classical Review, 56.2 (2006) : 377-8.

 
 

Scott McGill "N. Holzberg, Die Appendix Vergiliana: Pseudepigraphen im literarischen Kontext." Vergilius, 52 (2006) : 165-73.

 
 

Scott McGill "A. C. Brinton, Maphaeus Vegius and His Thirteenth Book of the Aeneid." Neo-Latin News, 52.1-2 (2004) : 129-31.

 
 

Scott McGill "G. Carbone, Il Centone De Alea." Classical Review, 54 (2004) : 133-4.

 
 

Scott McGill "Michael C. J. Putnam, Maffeo Vegio: Short Epics." IJCT, 12.2 (2006) : 305-9.

 
 

Scott McGill "R. F. Thomas, Virgil and the Augustan Reception." BMCR, 9 (2001)

 
 Other
 

Scott McGill ""Anthologia Latina," "Avienus," "Cento," "Epigrammata Bobiensia," "Symphosius," in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity, ed. M. Humphries and O. Nicholson." Submitted

 
 

Scott McGill ""Ausonius," in The Literary Encyclopedia, ed. W. Dominik." 

 
 

Scott McGill "“Ausonius,” “Cento,” “Proba,” in The Virgil Encyclopedia, ed. R. Thomas and J. M. Ziolkowski." In Press

 
 

Scott McGill "Amator Vigilans." Classical Outlook, 82.3 (2005)

 
 

Scott McGill "Boston Red Sox: De Victoria." Classical Outlook, 82.3 (2005)

 
 

"Verses on the Poet's Wedding Day." Classical Outlook, 84 (2007)

 
 

"Vows." Classical Outlook, 84 (2007)

 
Presentations
 Invited Papers
 

"Summarizing Virgil in the Anthologia Latina, Marginality, Canonicity, Passion: Yale University, March 2012."

 
 Invited Talks
 

"Plagiarism in Latin Literature, University of Gothenburg, Sweden."

 
 

"Beyond Translation: Terence on Plagiarism." Georgetown University, (June, 2007)

 
 

"Contesting Plagiarism in Seneca the Elder." Columbia University Graduate Colloquium, (March, 2007)

 
 

"Imitation or Plagiarism? The Case of Virgil in Macrobius’ Saturnalia (6.1.1-7 ." Brown University, (November, 2006)

 
 

"Virgil Changed for the Better’: A Reaction to the Cento Probae in Late Antiquity." Indiana University, (November, 2005)

 
 

"'Virgil Changed for the Better': A Reaction to the Cento Probae in Antiquity." Indiana University, (November, 2005)

 
 

"Imitation or Plagiarism? The Case of Virgil in Macrobius' Sat. 6.1.2-7." Brown University, (November, 2006)

 
 

"Virgil Changed for the Better: A Reaction to the Cento Probae in Late Antiquity." Indiana University, (November, 2005)

 
 Lectures
 

"A Life of Praise: Phocas' Vita Vergilii, Cambridge University, UK."

 
 

"From Maro Iunior to Marsyas, University of Trento, Italy."

 
 Other
 

"Vergilius Lascivus: Ausonius' Apology for His Cento Nuptialis." CAAS Annual Conference 2001, New Rochelle, NY. (April, 2001)

 
 Panelist
 

"“Martial, Plagiarism, and Play,” Classical Association of the Middle West and South Annual
Meeting, March, 2010."

 
 

"“Plagiarism and Praise in the Reception of Virgil,” American Philological Association Annual
 Meeting, January, 2010."

 
 

"Allusions to Virgil’s Fourth Eclogue in Claudian’s Panegyric on the Fourth Consulship of Honorius." American Philological Association Annual Meeting, (January, 2006)

 
 

"Ausonius on Recitation." American Philological Association Annual Meeting, (January, 2005)

 
 

"Endelechius’ De Mortibus Boum and the Birth of Christian Bucolic ." Classical Association of the Middle West and South Annual Spring Meeting, (March, 2004)

 
 

"Plagiarism and Imitation in Seneca the Elder’s Suas. 2.19-20." American Philological Association Annual Meeting, (January, 2007)

 
 

"A Poetic Life: Phocas' Vita Virgiliana." APA Annual Conference, (January, 2003)

 
 

"Allusions to Virgil's Fourth Eclogue in Claudian's Panegyric on the Fourth Consulship of Honorius." APA Annual Conference, (January, 2006)

 
 

"Ausonius on Recitation." APA Annual Conference, (January, 2005)

 
 

"Maro Iunior: A Virgilian Successor in Late Antiquity." APA Annual Conference, (January, 2001)

 
 

"Revisiting the Aeneid and Revising Virgil in Late Antiquity." APA Annual Conference, (January, 2004)

 
 

"Rewriting Dido's Letter to Aeneas in the Epistula Didonis ad Aeneam (AL 71 SB)." CAMWS Annual Spring Conference, (April, 2003)

 
 

"Vergilius Alter: Rewriting Virgil in the Codex Salmasianus." APA Annual Conference, (January, 2002)

 
 

"Vergilius Lascivus: Ausonius' Apology to the Cento Nuptialis." CAAS Annual Conference, (April, 2001)

 
 

"A Poetic Life: Phocas' Vita Virgiliana." American Philological Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA. (January, 2003)

 
 

"Ausonius on Recitation." American Philological Association Annual Conference, Boston, MA. (January, 2005)

 
 

"Endelechius'De Mortibus Boum and the Birth of Christian Bucolic." CAMWS Annual Conference, St. Louis, MI. (April, 2004)

 
 

"Remember the Wrong Done Me After I Am Dead: Rewriting Dido's Letter to Aeneas (AL 71 SB)." CAMWS Annual Conference, Madison, WI. (April, 2003)

 
 

"Revisiting the Aeneid and Reviving Virgil in Late Antiquity." American Philological Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA. (January, 2004)

 
 

"Vergilius Alter: Rewriting Virgil in the Codex Salmasianus." American Philological Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA. (January, 2002)

 
 

"A Poetic Life: Phocas' Vita Virgiliana." APA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. (January, 2003)

 
 

"Endelechius' De Mortibus Boum and the Birth of Christian Bucolic." CAMWS Annual Spring Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri. (April 2004)

 
 

"Maro Iunior: A Virgilian Successor in Late Antiquity." APA Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. (January 2001)

 
 

"Remember the Wrong Done Me After I Am Dead: Rewriting Dido's Letter to Aeneas in the Epistula Didonius ad Aeneam." CAMWS Annual Spring Meeting, Lexington, Kentucky. (April, 2003)

 
 

"Revisiting the Aeneid and Revising Virgil in Late Antiquity." APA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. (January, 2004)

 
 

"Vergilius Alter: Rewriting Virgil in the Codex Salmasianus." APA Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. (January, 2002)

 
 

"Vergilius Lascivus: Ausonius' Apology to the Cento Nuptialis." CAAS Annual Spring Meeting, New Rochelle, NY. (April 2001)

 
 

" "Vergilius Alter: Rewriting Virgil in the Codex Salmasianus."." APA Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA. (January, 2002)

 
 

""A Poetic Life: Phocas¿ Vita Virgiliana."." APA Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA. (January, 2003)

 
 

""Maro Iunior: A Virgilian Successor in Late Antiquity."." APA Annual Conference, San Diego, CA. (January, 2001)

 
 

""Vergilius Lascivus: Ausonius¿ Apology to the Cento Nuptialis."." CAAS Annual Meeting, New Rochelle, NY. (April, 2001)

 
 

""¿Remember the Wrong Done Me After I Am Dead:¿ Rewriting Dido¿s Letter to Aeneas in the Epistula Didonis ad Aeneam (AL 71 SB). ." CAMWS Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri. (April, 2003)

 
 

""A Poetic Life" Phocas' Hexameter Vita Virgiliana"." American Philological Association Annual Conference, New Orleans. (January, 2003)

 
 

""Other Aeneids: Rewriting Three Virgilian Passages in the Codex Salmasianus"." American Philological Association, Philadelphia. (January, 2002)

 
Editorial Positions
 Series Editor, Brill's Late Antique Literature. Brill. (2013 - 2014)

Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
 NEH Research Fellowship, National Endowment of the Humanities (January 1, 2013)

 President¿s Research Fellowship., Rice University (2002-2003)

 President's Research Award, Rice University (2002-2003)