skip to primary navigationskip to content

Literature Seminar

Literature Seminars

Seminars will be at 1715-1845 on Wednesdays, in Room 1.04, Faculty of Classics. All welcome.


12 October
Elena Giusti (Cambridge): Plautus’ Poenulus and the Mirror of the Enemy

19 October
Maya Feile Tomes (Cambridge): Africa meets America: on Carthage and the Torrid Zone

26 October
Daniel Selden (University of California, Santa Cruz): Kallimakhos and the Hymns to Isis at Philae

2 November
Andrew Feldherr (Princeton): Landscapes of Virtue:  Africa in Sallust’s Jugurtha

9 November          
Ian Rutherford (Reading): Pindar on the Sources of the Nile

16 November
Rowan Williams (Cambridge): St Augustine as an African Author

23 November
Luigi Prada (Oxford): “When the Greeks Will Resolve to Translate our Language into Theirs”: Graeco-Egyptian Cultural Interaction through the Mirror of Ancient Translations.

30 November
John Morgan (Swansea): “It's All there in Black and White”: Ethiopia in the Greek Novel

RSS Feed Latest news

'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.

Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship Scheme 2017

Nov 08, 2016

The Classics Faculty welcomes enquiries from potential applicants for the Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship Scheme 2017. The scheme provides prestigious three-year fellowships for early career researchers within four years of their PhD viva.

View all news