eva brann

Dr. Eva Brann

The Imaginative Conservative extends a warm welcome to our new Senior Contributor, Eva Brann. Dr. Brann is a tutor at St. John’s College, Annapolis. She joined the St. John’s faculty in 1957 and served as the Dean from 1990 to 1997.

Dr. Brann is the author of numerous works on Greek poetry and philosophy. Her works include: The Music of the Republic: Essays on Socrates’ Conversations and Plato’s Writings, Paradoxes of Education in a RepublicThe Past-Present: Selected Writings of Eva BrannWhat, Then, Is Time?Homeric Moments: Clues to Delight in Reading the Odyssey and the Iliad, Feeling Our Feelings: What Philosophers Think and People Know, and The Logos of Heraclitus. Dr. Brann has also published translations of Plato’s Sophist and Plato’s Phaedo.

In recognition of her distinguished achievment in the humanities, Dr. Brann received the National Humanities Medal from the President of the United States in 2005. Dr. Brann has held fellowships with several societies, including the American Numismatic Society and American School of Classical Studies at Athens, and she has taught as a visiting professor at several U.S colleges. In 2006, Yale, where Dr. Brann received her PhD in Archeology, awarded Dr. Brann the Wilbur Cross Medal for her outstanding scholarship and service. Dr. Brann also holds honorary degrees from Iona College, Middelbury College, and Whitman College.

Essays by Eva Brann may be found here. Books by Eva Brann are available at the Imaginative Conservative Bookstore.

All comments are moderated and must be civil, concise, and constructive to the conversation. Comments that are critical of an essay may be approved, but comments containing ad hominem criticism of the author will not be published. Also, comments containing web links or block quotations are unlikely to be approved. Keep in mind that essays represent the opinions of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Imaginative Conservative or its editor or publisher.

Leave a Comment
Print Friendly, PDF & Email