B.A. (Classical Greek, Swarthmore College); Marshall Scholar (English Literature, Cambridge University); Fulbright Scholar (Translation Studies, University of Amsterdam); Ph.D. (Comparative Literature, Princeton University)
Yopie Prins specializes in translation studies, classical reception studies, comparative poetics, and lyric theory. She has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and National Endowment for the Humanities and has served on the advisory boards for the American Comparative Literature Association, the English Institute, the MLA Victorian Division, and the MLA Discussion Group on Classical Studies and Modern Literature.
Yopie Prins is author of Victorian Sappho (1999) and Ladies’ Greek: Translations of Tragedy (forthcoming) and co-editor of The Lyric Theory Reader: A Critical Anthology (2014), Dwelling in Possibility: Women Poets and Critics on Poetry (1997), and a special issue of Cultural Critique on “Classical Reception and the Political” (2010). Additional publications include articles on Victorian poetry and prosody, Classical Greek literature and its reception, and the history and theory of translation; she has also translated Dutch contemporary literature.