Lambda Classical Caucus
A Coalition of Queer Classicists and Allies
The Rehak Award, named in memory of former LCC co-chair Paul Rehak (1954-2004), honors the excellence of a publication relating to the LCC's mission, including, but not limited to, homosocial and homoerotic relationships and environments, ancient sexuality and gender roles, and representation of the gendered body. The range of eligible work covers the breadth of ancient Mediterranean society, from prehistory to late antiquity, and the various approaches of classicists drawing on textual and material culture.
Articles and book chapters
from monographs or edited volumes, published in the past three years (i.e
2013, 2014, 2015) are eligible. Self-nominations are welcome; the nomination
and selection process is confidential. Membership in the Caucus is not
required, nor is any specific rank or affiliation.
or by submission to:
For more on Paul's career accomplishments, please see his homepage.
Previous Winners of the Rehak Award
2015 Jonathan Cahana "Androgyne or Undrogyne?: Queering the Gnostic Myth." Numen 61 (2014): 509-524.
2014 Holt Parker "Sex, Popular Beliefs, and Culture," in A Cultural History of Sexuality in the Classical World, Peter Toohey and Mark Golden, eds. 2011. 125-44.
2013 Daniel Orrells "Greek Love, Orientalism and Race: Intersections in Classical Reception,” Cambridge Classical Journal 58 (2012) 1-37.
2012 Amy Richlin, "Old Boys: Teacher-Student Bonding in Roman Oratory." Classical World 105 (2011): 37-53.
2011 Cashman Kerr Prince, "The Lioness & the Cheese-grater (Aristophanes, Lysistrata vv. 231 - 232),"Studi Italiani di Filologia Classica, 4th series, 7:2 (2009): 149 - 17
Trouble with Icons: Recent Ideological
2009 David D. Leitao, "Male Improvisation in the Cult of Eileithyia on Paros,” Finding Persephone: Women’s Rituals in the Ancient Mediterranean, M. Parca & A. Tzanetou, eds., 2007. 252-76.
2008 Konstantinos P. Nikoloutsos, "Beyond Sex: The Poetics and Politics of Pederasty in Tibullus 1.4," Phoenix 61 (2007): 1-20
2007 Mark Masterson, "Impossible Translation: Antony and Paul the Simple in the Historia Monachorum," in The Boswell Thesis: Essays on Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality. Mathew Kuefler, ed., University of Chicago Press, 2005.
American 'Classic': Hillman and Cullen's
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