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Dr Aaron J. Kachuck

Dr Aaron J. Kachuck

Junior Research Fellow

Latin and Neo-Latin Literature

Trinity College

Trinity College
Cambridge
CB2 1TQ

Research Interests

Latin literature; Persius’ Satires; Early Modern Classical Reception

I have just completed my first book, The Solitude of Latin Literature in the Age of Virgil, with close readings of Cicero, Virgil, Horace, Propertius, and Ovid. I am currently involved principally in two large-scale projects: a commentary on Persius’ Satires, and a monograph on Dreaming in Latin from Ennius to Kepler.

Research Supervision

I supervise for multiple A-Caucus papers, and am currently taking on dissertation students in Latin literature and Classical Reception.

Key Publications

The Solitude of Literature in the Age of Virgil, OUP-USA (under review).

“Persius’ Paradoxes”, in The Oxford Handbook of Roman Philosophy (edd. R. Fletcher & W. Shearin), Oxford, (Forthcoming, 2017).

Somnium Ovidi: Greek and Latin Dream Literature and the Metamorphoses”, in Ovidian Readings: Transformations of Language, Gender and the Metamorphoses (edd. Alison Sharrock et al.), Volume Under Preparation (2017-2018).

Upcoming events

Aesop's Forest: Don't Do That!

Jul 31, 2017

Museum of Classical Archaeology

Aesop's Forest: the Scared Lion

Jul 31, 2017

Museum of Classical Archaeology

Drink and Draw

Aug 04, 2017

Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology

Meet the Romans

Aug 08, 2017

Museum of Classical Archaeology

Why is the Owl Wise?

Aug 10, 2017

Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology

Upcoming events

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British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship scheme

Jul 18, 2017

Details of how to apply for this scheme, for entry in 2018, are now available online.

Inaugural Lecure: Professor James Clackson

Jun 06, 2017

Watch again: the inaugural lecture by Professor James Clackson, Professor of Comparative Philology, " 'Dangerous Lunatics’: Cambridge and Comparative Philology".

Laurence Seminar: Monday 29 – Wednesday 31 May 2017

May 16, 2017

Details of this year’s Laurence seminar, Freedom of speech, censorship and the ancient world, are now available online.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships

Apr 21, 2017

Information on the next round of Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships is now available online.

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