Debby Sneed

Education

B.A. English and History, University of Wyoming

M.A. Classics, University of Colorado Boulder

Areas of Interest

Classical archaeology; disability and difference in ancient Greece; daily life

Profile

 Debby Sneed earned a B.A. in English and History from the University of Wyoming and an M.A. in Classics from the University of Colorado, Boulder. She has participated in excavations in Greece, Italy, and Ethiopia. 

Research

Field Experience

Greece, Italy, Ethiopia

Presentations

"'Disability' Before Disability Studies: The Relevance of Social Constructs in the Past." Guest lecture, Disability Studies 101W: Perspectives on Disability Studies (Fall 2016), UCLA.

"Before Normal: The Problem of 'Disability' in the Past." Guest Lecture, Disability Studies 101W: Perspectives on Disability Studies (Spring 2016), UCLA.
"The Ancient Dead: Morgue Than You Wanted to Know?" Invited Lecture, Department of Classics & Humanities, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, February 20, 2015

"Cybele and Attis in Domestic Cult at Olynthos: Evidence for Flexibility in Household Ritual," panel for the Society for Ancient Mediterranean Religions, American Philological Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, January 8, 2015

"Frozen in Time? Activity at Pompeii During and After the Eruption," Wyoming Humanities Council's Summer Classics Institute, Laramie, WY, June 20, 2014

"Understanding Disability in the Hellenistic Period," Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, Chicago, IL, January 3, 2014

"The Archaeology of Democracy: the 5th century Agora," Wyoming Humanities Council's Summer Classics Institute, Laramie, WY, June 18, 2013

"Masquerades and Raucous Tomfoolery: Dating the Institution of the Hilaria Festival," Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, Seattle, WA, January 5, 2013

Awards

Eugene V. Cota-Robles Fellowship (2013-17) 
Graduate Research Mentorship (2014-15) 
Dean's Prize (2013-15)

Advisors

Sarah Morris
John Papadopoulos