ANNA KIRKWOOD GRAHAM, M.A., J.D., Ph.D. 2022
Michigan State University College of Law, JD (cum laude) Summer 2005
University of Toronto, M.A., Ph.D. (Medieval Studies), 1989
Hollins University, B.A. (Classical Studies with honors), 1981
Rare Book School (Individual(courses), Columbia University and University of Virginia
- Introduction to Rare Book Librarianship, Summer 1990
- Rare Materials in Anglo-American Law, Summer 1993
Journal of Medieval Latin, The De generacione et corrupcione of Henry of Avranches (2021), 219-263.
Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Dom Edmond Obrecht Collection of Gethsemani Abbey, ed. Susan M. B. Steuer and E. Rozanne Elder (Medieval Institute Publications, 2016). Descriptions of medieval mss. by Anna Kirkwood Graham and Chrysogonus Waddell.
“St. Francis of Assisi”, in Icons of the Middle Ages, ed. Lister M. Matheson (ABC-CLIO, 2011), 323-54. As Anna Kirkwood Graham.
“The Tractatus moralis super quatuor elementa of Walter of Wimborne,” Journal of Medieval Latin, Vol. 3 (1993), 64-77. As Anna D. Kirkwood.
“A Treatise on Gardening, Written by a Native of this State [Richmond, 1793],” Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, Vol. 85:1 (March 1991), 67-71. As Anna D. Kirkwood.
Research in progress:
Ongoing work on abortion, ensoulment and the law.
Translation of Matthaeus Platearius, Circa instans.
With contributions from:
Instructor – Classical Studies
Romance and Classical Studies
Michigan State University
Kent State University – M.A. (summa cum laude), Latin Linguistics, 2016
Missouri State University – B.A. (cum laude), Classics and Near Eastern Studies, 2012
Presentations and Talks
“Conlanging for the Linguistics Classroom” – ConWorkShop, October 2017
“An Introduction to the Oscan Language” – Kent State University, April 2017
“Roman Cuisine: Reconstructing Recipes” – Kent State University, October 2016
Panelist, “Complex Conversations in Academia” – Kent State University, 2016
“Language and Space in the Peutinger Map” – Kent State University, March 2015
“Reading Roman Coins of the 4th century CE” – Kent State University, October 2015
Service, Outreach, and Public Writing
Content contributor, Sententiae Antiquae, 2019-present. Selected writings: “Non-elite Latin for the Classroom”, “Amatory Curse Tablets”, “How Was the [Expensive Classics Event]?”
Incorporation of non-literary Latin into elementary and intermediate curricula.
Phonetic puns and vulgarisms in Latin comedy.
Translation of Matthaeus Platerius, Circa Instans.
Michigan State University (2016-Present)
BA, Spanish, College of Arts and Letters
- Classical and Ancient Mediterranean Studies
BA, Global History, College of Social Science
- African Studies
Universidad de San Francisco de Quito (2018)
Semester Exchange, Quito, Ecuador
University College Cork (2019)
International Greek and Latin Summer School, Cork, Ireland
Undergraduate Research Assistant, Department of Romance and Classical Studies, MSU 2021
Currently assisting faculty with translation and publication of Circa Instans, a medieval Latin medicinal text.
“Ancient Jaffa Through Comparative Archaeology.”
Supervised by N. Kaye, HST 481 Seminar in Ancient History; The Holy Land from Alexander to Bar Kochva, SS20
“Throne Rooms and the Function of Eunuchs Within Them: An interpretation of historical documents to model Chrysotriklinos.”
Supervised by A.L. McMichael, HST 452 Special Topics in European History, Byzantine History SS20
“Tradition and Modernity in Conflict in Colonial and Post-Colonial East Africa.”
Supervised by J. Monson, HST 363 East African History, SS20
Honors and Awards
Honors College, MSU
Member (All Semesters)
Honors College National Scholarship (8 Semesters Award Towards cost of Tuition)
STARR Charitable Foundation Scholarship
10 Semesters of Undergraduate Tuition and Fees at Michigan State University. 16 Awarded Per Year
Presidential Study Abroad Scholarship
Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities Study Abroad Scholarship
Elks National Foundation Scholarship
8 semesters of Undergraduate funding
President, Co-Founder, MSU Classics Society, 2020-Present
Wrote constitution, gathered members, organize meetings, execute events