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Peter Arcese

Peter Arcese

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Peter Arcese, MA, JD, LL.M, is an adjunct assistant professor of humanities concentrating in classic and contemporary literature at NYUSPS Center for Applied Liberal Arts. He has translated the Agamemnon of Aeschylus into English syllabic verse as well as published poetry in The New York Quarterly. Peter has produced and directed verse drama by Walter James Miller and a series of one-act plays by William Packard. He serves as counsel with Stropheus Art Law, focusing on trust and estate planning for authors and artists. Peter is past co-chair of the ABA Dispute Resolution Section’s Mediation Committee, and is a recipient of the 2003 NYUSPS Award for Teaching Excellence . He is an alumnus of both the NYU School of Law and the Gallatin School of Individualized Study. 

Currently Teaching

Literature for the 21st Century

Discover a generation of authors likely to set literary trends well into the 21st century.

Brilliant Minds

Fall 2024 Reading List: Enuma Elish. Euripides, The Bacchae. Shakespeare, Timon of Athens. Voltaire, Candide. Faulkner, Absalom, Absalom!...