Staff Information

Director: David Youd (

David Youd is a seventh-year Ph.D. candidate in Classics and Critical Theory. He has taught various Latin courses at Berkeley, and has been an instructor for the Greek workshop since 2019. He writes on psychoanalysis, queer theory, and the Frankfurt school of critical theory, and has published articles on Euripides, Roman comedy, and Apuleius' The Golden Ass. His dissertation explores reproduction and queer style in Terence.

The director presents new material in the asynchronous grammar lectures during the first six weeks and leads the reinforcement sessions on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. He also teaches one prose and one poetry elective in the last four weeks. He is available for office hours each afternoon and is the person to contact with any questions or concerns.

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