Del A. Maticic is a third-year Ph.D. student. In 2015 he obtained a B.A. in Classics and History from the University of South Carolina. His research focuses on early imperial Latin literature and cultural history, with interests especially in space, geography, and dialogues between poetry and philosophy. His dissertation research examines the concept of kosmos and its various Latin translations (e.g. mundus, cultus, ornatus, decus, orbis) in poetry and technical literature of the first century C.E.. He has delivered papers at the New School (2016), New York University (2017), and CAMWS (2016, 2018). In 2017, he co-organized NYU’s Classics graduate student conference. He currently co-chairs the NYU Society for Ancient Studies, an interdisciplinary network of graduate students interested in the ancient world. More information and his CV may be found here.