Roy Jo Sartin, M.A.

Roy Jo Sartin

Roy Jo Sartin, M.A.

Department of History

COLU 2047

Office Hours :

Wednesdays 7:30-8:30pm, Saturdays noon-1pm (Feb 11 through April 22 only), or by appointment

Roy Jo Sartin teaches courses on antiquity through the Middle Ages, including Ancient Egypt, Early Medieval Europe, Women in Classical Antiquity, and Women in Medieval Europe. In 2015, she received the Outstanding Teaching Award for part-time instructors from the College of LAS.

Areas of Interest

Popular culture (examples: Egyptomania, Bollywood), women's history, and periods of syncretism (example: early medieval Europe)

Selected Presentations

  • "The NRI with the Heart of Hindustani Gold: How Romantic Leads Negotiate Tradition and Modernity in Post-Globalization Bollywood." Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery Conference, 2014.
  • "Isis Writes: Epistolary Portraits of Women's Empowered Identity in Roman Egypt."  Southwestern Social Science Association Meeting, 2013.
  • "Not a Savior but a Safety Net: Doctor Who as the Ultimate Outsider Philosopher-King."  Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery Conference, 2013.
  • "The Rhetoric of Women's Empowerment in Roman Egypt." Southern Colorado Rhetoric Symposium, 2011.
  • "Love & Marriage in Bollywood: Traditional Values Meet Modern Sensibilities in Post-Globalization Popular Indian Cinema."  Women's and Gender History Symposium, 2009.
  • "Victorians in the Land of the Pharaohs: Imperialism, Orientalism, and British Lady Travelers."  Phi Alpha Theta Colorado Regional Conference, 2007.