Department of Greek & Latin


Full-time Staff

Peter AgócsGreek lyric song, especially Pindar and Bacchylides; genre in ancient literature; narrative in Greek lyric; collective memory.
Georgina BarkerClassical reception in Russia; ancient and modern gender and sexuality; classical literature, especially poetry; Russian twentieth- and twenty-first-century culture and literature.
Elena Cagnoli FiecconiAncient philosophy, virtue ethics, moral psychology
Stephen ColvinGreek language, dialect and literature; Mycenaean Greek; historical linguistics and sociolinguistics
Bianca FacchiniClassical Latin literature, especially epic and Apuleius; Renaissance Latin literature; the reception of classical antiquity in the Italian Renaissance
Nikolaos GonisDocumentary and literary papyrology; Egypt from Augustus to the Abbasids; later Greek poetry; early Christian literature
Rosie Harman Greek historiography and ethnography; identity; the politics of representation.
Miriam LeonardGreek literature and philosophy; reception; history of modern European thought; critical theory
Fiachra Mac GóráinAugustan poetry, especially Virgil; Virgilian exegesis; Dionysus in Latin poetry; intertextuality; the reception of Virgil in Ireland.
Tom MackenzieGreek literature, Presocratic philosophy (especially Parmenides and Empedocles), Latin literature, Didactic poetry, Greek religion. Interdisciplinary approaches to ancient texts that combine philosophical and literary-critical methodologies.
Antony MakrinosHomer; scholarship in Byzantium (esp. reception of the Homeric text with emphasis on allegorical interpretation); modern receptions.
Gesine ManuwaldRoman drama; Roman epic; Cicero's speeches; reception studies, esp. Neo-Latin
Mairéad McAuleyEarly imperial Roman literature, especially Neronian and Flavian, tragedy and epic; gender and genre in Latin poetry.
Victoria MoulEarly modern Latin and English poetry; lyric poetry in Latin, Greek and English; the reception of classical poetry in early modernity and in literary modernism.
Edward TaylorPolitics and political culture in early modern Britain, early modern media: manuscript and print, neo-Latin
Phiroze VasuniaGreek literature and culture; imperialism and colonialism; the Classical tradition; conceptions of Greek prose; cross-cultural interaction in antiquity.
Maria WykeLatin 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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Student Feedback and Consultation Hours
NameMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridayBy appointment?
Peter Agócs14:00 - 15:00  15:00 - 16:00 Yes
Elena Cagnoli Fiecconi11:00 - 13:00    Yes
Stephen Colvin 13:00 - 14:00  14:00 - 15:00Yes
Nick Gonis 12:45 - 13:45 14:15 - 15:15 Yes
Rosie Harman   13:00 - 14:0011:00 - 12:00Yes
Miriam Leonard     Yes - On leave Term 1
Fiachra Mac Góráin14:15 - 16:15    Yes
Tom Mackenzie 

14:30 - 16:30

Antony Makrinos11:00 - 12:0016:00 - 17:00   Yes
Gesine Manuwald  10:00 - 11:00  Yes
Mairéad McAuley11:00 - 12:00 13:00 - 14:00  Yes
Marigold Norbye     Yes 
Phiroze Vasunia 10:30 -12:00   Yes 
Maria Wyke  11:00 - 13:00  Yes

All academic staff are available for consultation and feedback. In terms 1 and 2 they offer regular office hours for drop-in (which are published here in advance and during those terms) as well as scheduled appointments at other times. In term 3 and over the summer tutors are available flexibly at various times by appointment (please email to arrange a meeting)