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

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

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

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

New Discovery

Sep 20, 2016

Professor Jack Davis and Dr Sharon Stocker (Department of Classics, University of Cincinnati), ‘Sometimes All That Glitters Is Gold: The Tomb of the Griffin Warrior at Pylos’, 5 pm on Monday 10 October. To reserve your place please reply to by Monday 3 October.

Temporary University Lectureships in Classics (Ancient History)

Aug 31, 2016

Applications are welcome for two temporary lectureships in Classics (Ancient History) from 01 January 2017. Please see the Jobs & Vacancies page for further information.

Vacancy - Research Associate (Archaeology)

Aug 30, 2016

Applications are sought for a Research Associate (Archaeology) from 01 November 2016. For more information and details on how to apply, please see the Jobs & Vacancies page.

Celebrating Cambridge Classics

Aug 19, 2016

Tim Whitmarsh, A. G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture, will deliver his Inaugural Lecture, “Oedipus the Atheist”, on Friday 14 October at 5pm in the Little Hall, Sidgwick Site. This begins a weekend of Classics celebrations including the Greek Play and a Symposium on Greek Drama at Newnham College.

View all news