Mather House Room 404
TuTh 11:30am-12:30pm and by appointment
MA, PhD, Tufts University
BA, Cleveland State University
Timothy Wutrich is the author of the book Prometheus and Faust: The Promethean Revolt in Drama from Classical Antiquity to Goethe. His scholarly interests include all aspects of ancient Greek and Roman drama, Vergil, and the Classical Tradition in literature and the arts.
At CWRU, Dr. Wutrich teaches Greek and Latin language and literature, Greek and Roman drama and theater in translation, Greek and Roman literature surveys, Greek and Roman civilization, and Greek and Latin etymology. He also regularly teaches in the university’s SAGES program.
Timothy Wutrich’s scholarship and teaching interests also connect with his outreach activities. For many years he organized Vergil Week, a campus-wide celebration of the poetry, life, and times of Vergil, Rome’s greatest poet. Dr. Wutrich also has been involved with the Society for Classical Studies’s Committee on Ancient Drama and Performance (CAMP), serving as the committee’s chair from 2016 – 2019. He has acted in a number of ancient plays, as well as in plays from the Classical Tradition. He also created and directs the Collegium Poetarum Clevelandense, a group dedicated to reading and performing ancient epic and drama.
In 2017 – 2018, Dr. Wutrich served as the Director of the World Literature program at CWRU.