Susan Ford Wiltshire
Professor of Classical Studies Emerita
Vanderbilt University: Professor of Classics, 1989-present; Chair, Department of Classical Studies, 1989-1995; 1999-present; Associate Professor of Classics, 1975-1989; Assistant Professor of Classics, 1971-1975
Fisk University: Director of the Honors Program, 1969-1971
University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana: Assistant Professor of Classics, 1967-69
AWARDS AND HONORS:
Phi Beta Kappa; Presidential appointment to National Council on the Humanities, 1997-2002; Doctor of Humane Letters, Kenyon College, 1998; Mary Jane Werthan Award for Extraordinary Contributions to the Advancement of Women at Vanderbilt University (1992); Affirmative Action and Human Rights Award (1990); Thomas Jefferson Award for Contributions to the Councils and Governance of the University (1982); Madison Sarratt Prize for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 1979; Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship (1966-67);
Public and Private in Vergil's Aeneid (University of Massachusetts Press, 1989)
Greece, Rome, and the Bill of Rights (University of Oklahoma Press, 1992). Winner of the Alex Haley Memorial Award for 1993
Seasons of Grief and Grace: a Sister's Story of AIDS (Vanderbilt University Press, 1994) Winner of the Class of 1959 Hero Award
Classical Nashville: Athens of the South [co-author] (Vanderbilt University Press, 1996) Overall Award of Excellence, Southern Books Competition, 1998
Athena's Disguises: Mentors in Everyday Life (Westminster John Knox Press, 1998)
Windmills and Bridges: Poems Near and Far (Eakin Press, 2002)
Parts of Books:
"Sam Houston and the Iliad," included in Houston and Crockett: Heroes of Tennessee and Texas, ed. Herbert L. Harper (Nashville l986) 18-23.
Foreword to Rachel Maddux, Communication, ed. Nancy A. Walker, (University of Tennessee Press, l991).
"War and Peace in Aeneid X," The Two Worlds of the Poet: New Perspectives on Virgil, ed. Robert M. Wilhelm and Howard Jones (Wayne State University Press, 1992) 189-205.
"The Authority of Experience," chapter in Compromising Traditions: The Personal Voice in Classical Scholarship, ed. Judith P. Hallett and Thomas Van Nortwick (Routledge, 1997) 168-81.
"The Man Who Was Not There: Aeneas and Absence in Aeneid 9," chapter in Reading Vergil's Aeneid, ed. Christine Perkell (University of Oklahoma Press, 1999) 162-177.
"Words and Music," in Nashville, An American Self-Portrait, ed. John Egerton and E. Thomas Wood (Nashville: Beaten Biscuit Press, 2001) 272-273.
"Standing on the Promises: Absolutes and Imagination in Southern Religion," in Where We Stand: Voices of Southern Dissent, ed. Anthony Dunbar (NewSouth Press, 2004)
The Usefulness of Classical Learning in the Eighteenth Century (University Park, Pa.: American Philological Association, 1976).
The Classical Tradition in the South, special issue of Southern Humanities Review (Fall, 1977).
The Nashville Athena (1991) [with Barbara Tsakirgis].
Prairie Laureate: The Collected Poems of Robert Lee Brothers (Austin, Eakin Press, 1998)
"The Classical Vision," in Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History (Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2001) 1.237-247
"The Auction," in Home Works: A Book of Tennessee Writers, ed. Phyllis Tickle (Tennessee Arts Commission and the University of Tennessee Press, 1996). [Short story]
"The Quilt," in Let’s Hear It: Stories by Texas Women Writers, ed. Sylvia Ann Grider and Lou Halsell Rodenberger (Texas A&M University Press, 2003) 341-348.
"The Long View: Essays, Poems, Stories" (Cordelia Hollis Publishing, 2016)
"Evolutionary Artist," in Number: an independent journal of the visual arts (#38, summer, 2000) 26.
"Solace," in Lubbock Magazine, 7.9 (October, 2001) 17.
Athens Centre Poetry Workshop, Spetses, Greece, June 20-July 10 2004. With AE Stallings.
"Penelope Returning" (Cordelia Hollis Publishing, 2021)