Emma Warhover is a graduate student in Classics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She graduated from the University of Chicago with a B.A. in Classics in 2015, where she wrote her undergraduate honors thesis on comic elements in the Iliad. She is currently writing her M.A. thesis on the Bakhtinian grotesque as it pertains to portrayals of women’s bodies in Ovid’s Amores. Her other academic interests include the use of literary motifs in Roman historiography, genre-mixing in ancient works, and the nature of humor in the ancient world.