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Professor Emily Gowers

Professor Emily Gowers

Professor of Latin Literature

Fellow of St John's College

St John's College
Cambridge
CB2 1TP


Office Phone: 337869

Key Publications

Books

Horace Satires I (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics, 2012)

Ennius Perennis: The Annals and Beyond, ed. with William Fitzgerald (Cambridge Classical Journal Supplementary Volume, 2007)

The Loaded Table: Representations of Food in Roman Literature (Oxford, 1993)

Recent articles

(2017) “Maecenas, Gaius”, entry for S. Goldberg, ed., Oxford Classical Dictionary, digital edition. Oxford (Oxford University Press)

(2017) “Rus in urbe: l’intimité urbaine chez Horace”, in L’invention de la vie privée et le modèle horatien, ed. N. Dauvois and B. Délignon. Paris (Classiques Garnier), 43-57.

(2016) “Dido and the Owl”, in Wordplay and Powerplay in Latin Poetry, ed. P. Mitsis and I. Ziogas. Berlin (De Gruyter), 107-30.

(2016) “Noises Off: The Thyestes Theme in Tacitus’ Dialogus”, in S. Frangoulidis and A. Rengakos, eds., 8th Trends in Classics: Roman Drama. Berlin (De Gruyter), 555-72.

(2016) “Girls will be Boys and Boys will be Girls, Or, What is the Gender of Horace’s Epodes?”, in P. Bather and C. Stocks., eds., Horace’s Epodes: Contexts, Intertexts, and Reception. Oxford (Oxford University Press), 103-30.

(2016) "Under the Influence: Maecenas and Bacchus in Georgics 2", in P. Hardie, ed., Augustan Poetry and the Irrational. Oxford (Oxford University Press), 134-52

 In press

"Tasting the Roman World", in Taste and the Ancient Senses, ed. K. Rudolph (Acumen)

 

 

 

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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