Veronika Egetenmeyer has handed in her doctoral dissertation (Kiel): ‘Die Konstruktion des “Anderen”: Barbarenbilder in den Briefen des Sidonius Apollinaris’, to be defended in November.
Edited by Walter Pohl and others, a multi-author volume on Romanness in Late Antiquity and the early Middle Ages has come out: Transformations of Romanness: Early Medieval Regions and Identities. Ralph Mathisen contributes a chapter on Gaul: ‘“Roman” Identity in Late Antiquity, with Special Attention to Gaul’.
Edited by Gernot Michael Müller, a multi-author volume on Latin epistolography in Late Antiquity and the early Middle Ages has come out: Zwischen Alltagskommunikation und literarischer Identitätsbildung. Ulrike Egelhaaf-Gaiser contributes a chapter on Sidonius: ‘Vom Epulonenschmaus zum Fest der Worte’.
James Zetzel has written what looks like an indispensable compendium of Roman literary criticism and commentaries: Critics, Compilers, and Commentators: An Introduction to Roman Philology, 200 BCE-800 CE, Oxford, 2018.