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Faculty of Classics

 

Research

The Second Sophistic, Ancient Greek and Latin pedagogy.

Publications

Key publications: 

(ed. with Elizabeth Tylawsky) Essays in honor of Gordon Williams: Twenty-five years at Yale, 2001 (Schwab Books).
Homer's Odyssey, 2012 (CUP, in Greece & Rome: Texts and contexts series).

University Associate Professor
Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics at Clare College
Dr Charles  Weiss

Contact Details

Faculty of Classics
Sidgwick Avenue
Cambridge
CB3 9DA
cw322@cam.ac.uk
01223 335194 (Faculty), 333265 (College)
Not available for consultancy

Affiliations

Latest news

Mary Beard receives THE Outstanding Achievement Award

18 November 2022

Professor Mary Beard received the Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2022 Times Higher Education Awards . The citation hailed how she had “broken through the ivory tower’s walls and brought her unique enthusiasm for her subject – and crucially, what it can teach us about contemporary life and politics – to the world”...

University Assistant Professorship in Classics

15 November 2022

The Faculty of Classics is seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor in Classics (Ancient Greek History and/or Archaeology) from 1 September 2023. The role is open to those, at any stage in their career, with a primary research interest in Archaic/Classical/Hellenistic Greek History and/or Archaeology. We welcome...

Brian Leech Memorial Fund

10 November 2022

The Faculty of Classics is delighted to announce the establishment of the Brian Leech Memorial Fund. The Fund comes about thanks to a generous donation by Emma Gleave, and is made in memory of her late father, Brian Leech. Brian Leech had a long and successful career as both barrister and judge. He also greatly enjoyed classical studies – with a life-long passion for ancient Greek and Latin languages.

Research Associates in Visual Interactions in Early Writing Systems

21 October 2022

Applications are sought for two Research Associates to join the 'Visual Interactions in Early Writing Systems' Project (VIEWS), led by the Principal Investigator Dr Philippa Steele. Closing date 9 December 2022. For further details please see: https://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/37671/