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Dr Francesca Middleton

Dr Francesca Middleton

Temporary Lecturer in Classics (Greek Literature)

Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics at Murray Edwards College


Office Phone: 01223 335165

Research Interests

Homeric epic and its reuse

Imperial Greek literature

Literary theory, especially the materiality of text

Key Publications

[2015, forthcoming].  Of Mice and Manuscripts: The Materiality of Text and Literary Reception, in M. De Pourq, N. de Haan and D. Rijser, Framing Classical Reception Studies.  Leiden: Brill.

2014 (forthcoming). Illusions and Vanishing Acts: Homeric Recension, Athetesis and Magic in pOxy 412 (PGM XXIII). Helios 41.2.

Upcoming events

Ancient Philosophy Seminar

Jan 19, 2017

1.11

Literature Seminar

Jan 25, 2017

Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04

Ancient Philosophy Seminar

Jan 26, 2017

1.11

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Understanding Relations Between Scripts II: Early Alphabets

Jan 05, 2017

21-22 March 2017. This conference, the second in the Understanding Relations Between Scripts series, focuses on the development of alphabetic writing systems in the later second and earlier first millennia BC.

'The Impact of the Ancient City': PhD Studentship

Dec 02, 2016

Applications are invited for a 3-year fully-funded PhD studentship in the context of the ERC Advanced Grant project, 'The Impact of the Ancient City', supervised by Professor Andrew Wallace-Hadrill.

Mary Beard addresses Italian parliament

Nov 24, 2016

Mary Beard addresses the Italian parliament (Camera dei Deputati) on the subject of violence against women in Ancient and Modern times, Rome 22 November 2016.

Curator (Maternity Cover)

Nov 18, 2016

The Museum of Classical Archaeology is seeking to appoint a temporary Curator from February 2017. See the Jobs and Vacancies page for further information.

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