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 Barker 
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 Manuwald - Head of DepartmentRoman 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 MoulInterpretation, translation and reception of classical poetry, especially lyric, with a particular interest in Horace, Pindar, Statius and the choral lyrics of Seneca; neo-Latin literature.
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


Student Feedback and Consultation Hours
NameMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridayBy appointment?
Peter Agocs     Yes
Elena Cagnoli Fiecconi     Yes
Stephen Colvin     Yes
Nick Gonis     Yes
Rosie Harman     Yes
Miriam Leonard     Yes
Fiachra Mac Gorain12:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 15:00    Yes
Tom Mackenzie 


Antony Makrinos     Yes
Gesine Manuwald     Yes
Mairead McAuley     Yes
Marigold Norbye     Yes 
Phiroze Vasunia     Yes 
Maria Wyke     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