The Department of Greek and Latin is now advertising for Postgraduate
Teaching Assistants 2016-17: deadline 12 July 2016.
The deadline for MA studentships for 2016/17 entry has been extended until Friday 15 July 2016.
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Greek lyric song, especially Pindar and Bacchylides; genre in ancient literature; narrative in Greek lyric; collective memory.
Greek literature, especially tragedy, Lucian, and the ancient novel; reception of Greek drama.
Ancient philosophy, especially Plato and the Presocratics.
Greek language, dialect and literature; Mycenaean Greek; historical linguistics and sociolinguistics
Classical Reception Studies; the performance of tradition; theatricality; adaptation and the concept of ‘the classic’.
Documentary and literary papyrology; Egypt from Augustus to the Abbasids; later Greek poetry; early Christian literature
Greek historiography and ethnography; identity; the politics of representation.
Greek literature; Greek drama, gender studies, masculinities, cultural history
Greek literature and philosophy; reception; history of modern European thought; critical theory
Fiachra Mac Góráin
Augustan poetry, especially Virgil; Virgilian exegesis; Dionysus in Latin poetry; intertextuality; the reception of Virgil in Ireland.
Homer; scholarship in Byzantium (esp. reception of the Homeric text with emphasis on allegorical interpretation); modern receptions.
Gesine Manuwald [Head of Department]
Roman drama; Roman epic; Cicero’s speeches; reception studies, esp. Neo-Latin
Early imperial Roman literature, especially Neronian and Flavian, tragedy and epic; gender and genre in Latin poetry.
Greek literature and culture; imperialism and colonialism; the Classical tradition; conceptions of Greek prose; cross-cultural interaction in antiquity.
Latin literature, especially Roman love poetry; ancient gender and sexuality;
reception studies, especially Julius Caesar, Rome on film, classics and popular culture.
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Greek literature, especially archaic Greek poetry, oratory, drama
Latin poetry and its reception in later art and literature, particularly during the late medieval and early Renaissance periods
Medieval manuscripts; medieval chronicles; the history of history writing; medieval libraries; the transmission of ancient history
Morphological typology, grammaticalization theory, the development of the Indo-European verb system, and the documentation and description of minority languages.
Indo-European linguistics; in particular the Italic and Celtic language families.
Professors emeriti and Senior Research Fellows (honorary)
Greek poetry and mythology; Herodotos
Literary and documentary papyri; Ptolemaic Egypt; Homer; Greek lyric
Late Latin literature; ancient and early Christian philosophy