Her interests include Greek archaic poetry -- especially Homer and the Homeric Hymns -- Greek religion and myth, and the modern reception of ancient poetry.
Current projects include Remembering Penelope, a monograph on the reception of the figure of Penelope in the 20th and 21st century, and the Cambridge Homer Encyclopedia (forthcoming with Cambridge University Press).
Every summer since 2012, Pache brings two Classical Studies majors to participate in the Homer Multitext Project at the Harvard Center for Hellenic Studies, in Washington,DC, where we work on an electronic edition of the Venetus A manuscript of Homer’s Iliad: http://www.homermultitext.org
Ph.D., Harvard University
B.A., Hunter College
"Women After War: Weaving Nostos in Homeric Epic and in the Twenty-First Century," forthcoming in Combat Trauma and the Ancient Greeks, ed. by Peter Meineck. Palgrave Macmillan.
"'Go Back to Your Loom Dad': Nostos in the 21st Century," forthcoming in Nostos: Odyssean Identities in Modern Cultures, edited by Hunter Gardner and Sheila Murnaghan. Ohio State University Press.
"Woman Trouble: True Love and Homecoming in Pedro Almodovar's Volver," in Screening Love and Sex in the Ancient World, ed. by Monica Cyrino. Palgrave Macmillan, 2013: 55–67.
"'Dream Maker and Heart Breaker'—Engendering Epic in Kings and Queen," in A Virtual Birthday Gift Presented to Gregory Nagy on Turning Seventy by his Students, Colleagues, and Friends, Harvard Center for Hellenic Studies (2012) http://chs.harvard.edu/CHS/article/display/4606
"A Moment's Ornament," The Poetics of Nympholepsy in Ancient Greece. Oxford University Press (2011).
"'So Say We All'—Reimagining Empire and the Aeneid." Classical Outlook 87 (2010): 132–136.
"The Death of the Hero," Essay in Heroes: Mortals and Myths in Ancient Greece, ed. by Sabine Albersmeier. Baltimore, Md: Walters Art Museum (2009): 88–107.
“Mourning Lions and Penelope’s Revenge, ” forthcoming in Arethusa in 2016.
“Theban Walls in Homeric Epic,” in Theban Resonances in Homeric Epic, ed. by C. Tsagalis, TC 6, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin-New York (2014): 278-296.