Here's a current list of our PhD students and their research topics
Black Feminist Theory in Classical Reception: Intersectional Readings of First Century BCE and CE Latin Poetry
Differentiation of point of view on female characters in Roman Comedy.
Religion and politics in Achaemenid-Greek relations.
The modern reception of Tom Stoppard's Arcadia.
The outrageous violence of Seneca’s letters and tragedies.
Roman power in Hollywood film.
Linguistic variation and change in the Ancient Greek lexicon.
Greek nominal compounding.
Studies in the language of Lucian: a cognitive and sociolinguistic approach.
Liminary poems in Latin presentation manuscripts 1550-1650.
Literary (Homeric) and documentary texts from Oxyrhynchus (related to educational practice).
Pietro Gaetano’s Oratio de origine et dignitate musices (co-supervision with the Warburg Institute).
The receptions of Ancient Greek masculinities and sexualities in 21st century popular culture.
Pythagoreanism and early Greek Philosophy.
Religious practice and belief in Roman and Byzantine Egypt: An edition of papyri from Oxyrhynchus.
Patricia Lobanow Rostovsky
Cicero and the Scottish enlightenment.
Melina Lourou Terzaki
Plato and Renaissance art.
A Thread of One's Own: Phenomenology, Pluralism, and the Subversion of Classics in Novelistic Reworkings of Homer by Women in the Twenty-First Century
Voice and identity in the Imperial Greek novels (co-supervision with KCL).
The female-centredness of Sappho’s synaesthesia.
The intertexts and contexts of the representations of Salome at the cinema.
Melissa Pires Da Silva
The significance of family in the Homeric and Virgilian epics and their modern literary reception.
The development of modalisation paths in Latin.
The reception of Classical Antiquity in Anglophone Caribbean literature of the twenty-first century.
Early Greek and Hittite legal language.
Four Collections of Latin Poetry by Women From the 17th Century.
Authorship and Narrative Design in Renaissance Latin Letter Collections 1470-1520.
Classical reception in musical theatre (co-supervision with the Central School of Speech and Drama).
Brother-sister relations: Representations of gender dynamics and kinship in Latin literature under the Julio-Claudian and Flavian dynasties
The Eclogues of Giles Fletcher the elder from the 1560s to the 1650s (co-supervision with KCL).
Dionysus and regeneration in ancient literature
Euripides' narrative technique
W.H. Auden and antiquity.
Reception of Horace in England 1630-70 (in English and Neo-Latin) (co-supervision with KCL).
Food, divinity and mortality in early Greek literature