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Professor Simon Goldhill

Professor Simon Goldhill

Professor of Greek Literature and Culture

Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics at King's College

Director of CRASSH

King's College
Cambridge
CB2 1ST

Office Phone: 01223 331257 / 335169

Research Interests

Greek Tragedy; Greek Culture; Literary Theory; Later Greek Literature; Reception.

Research Supervision

Recent topics supervised include: Deception in Greek Culture; Athens in Paris; Homer's People; Dissent in Greek Literature; 2nd Sophistic Greek; Epiphany in Homer; Tragedy and Suicide; Classics in the 19th Century.

Key Publications

Language Sexuality Narrative: the Oresteia
Reading Greek Tragedy
The Poet's Voice
Foucault's Virginity
Being Greek Under Rome
(ed)
Who Needs Greek?
The Invention of Prose
Art and Text in Greek Culture
(co-ed)
Rethinking Revolutions
(co-ed)
Performance Culture in Ancient Athens
(co ed)
The Temple of Jerusalem
Love Sex and Tragedy
How to Stage Greek Tragedy Today
Jerusalem: City of Longing
The End of Dialogue in Antiquity?
(ed)
Sophocles and the Language of Tragedy
Victorian Culture and Classical Antiquity

Upcoming events

Graduate Interdisciplinary Seminar

Jan 30, 2015

Room 1.11, Classics Faculty

Landscape and Stone: oil paintings of Lazio, Italy

Feb 02, 2015

Museum of Classical Archaeology

Classical Archaeology Seminar

Feb 03, 2015

Room 1.04

Mycenean Seminar

Feb 04, 2015

Room G.21, Faculty of Classics

Literature Seminar

Feb 04, 2015

Room 1.04, Classics Faculty

Upcoming events

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REF 2014 Results

Jan 06, 2015

Results of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) exercise

Charles A. Goodwin Prize for Merit 2014

Dec 15, 2014

Charles A. Goodwin Prize for Merit 2014

Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship

Dec 11, 2014

Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship

Fyssen Foundation International Prize

Dec 08, 2014

Fyssen Foundation International Prize

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