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B. A. (Latin), Bryn Mawr College; Licenza (Christian and Classical Letters), Pontifical Salesian University; Ph.D. (Classics), University of California, Los Angeles
Dr. Nancy Llewellyn is a California native who has studied the Latin language and Latin literature of all periods for over twenty years. After earning her bachelor’s degree at Bryn Mawr, she studied with noted Vatican Latinist Fr. Reginald Foster for three years in Rome. She earned her Licenza in Christian and Classical Letters at the Pontifical Salesian University under the direction of Fr. Cletus Pavanetto, President of the Vatican’s Latinitas Foundation. During her graduate studies at UCLA, she was awarded the prestigious Luckman Fellowship for Distinguished Teaching. In 1997 she created SALVI, a nonprofit corporation dedicated to promoting the speaking of Latin, under whose aegis she conducts annual spoken-Latin workshops that attract teachers and students from around the country. She taught at Loyola Marymount University and, most recently, served as Project Coordinator of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Latina initiative at the University of Virginia’s Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities. Dr. Llewellyn’s interests include language pedagogy, Neo-Latin literature, paleography, and archaeology.