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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

Cabinet of Curiosities: children's trail

Oct 27, 2014

Museum of Classical Archaeology

Aristotle, Parts of Animals 1

Nov 27, 2014

1.11

Graduate Interdisciplinary Seminar

Nov 28, 2014

Room 1.11, Faculty of Classics

Ancient History and Archaeology Seminar

Dec 02, 2014

Room G.21, Faculty of Classics

Literature Seminar

Dec 03, 2014

Room 1.04, Classics Faculty

Upcoming events

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W H D Rouse Junior Research Fellowship - Christ's College, Cambridge

Nov 27, 2014

W H D Rouse Junior Research Fellowship - Christ's College, Cambridge

Applications for Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships 2015

Nov 17, 2014

Applications for Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships 2015

2014 James Henry Breasted Prize

Oct 27, 2014

The Faculty offers its warm congratulations to Alex Mullen whose book "Southern Gaul and the Mediterranean: Multilingualism and Multiple Identities in the Iron Age and Roman Periods" has been awarded the 2014 James Henry Breasted Prize by the American Historical Association.

Douglas Cashin bursaries for Classics undergraduates in Cambridge

Sep 17, 2014

Douglas Cashin bursaries for Classics undergraduates in Cambridge

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