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Faculty of Classics

 

Research

Latin literature; Persius’ Satires; Early Modern Classical Reception

I have just completed my first book, The Solitude of Latin Literature in the Age of Virgil, with close readings of Cicero, Virgil, Horace, Propertius, and Ovid. I am currently involved principally in two large-scale projects: a commentary on Persius’ Satires, and a monograph on Dreaming in Latin from Ennius to Kepler.

Publications

Key publications: 

The Solitude of Literature in the Age of Virgil, OUP-USA (under review).

“Persius’ Paradoxes”, in The Oxford Handbook of Roman Philosophy (edd. R. Fletcher & W. Shearin), Oxford, (Forthcoming, 2017).

Somnium Ovidi: Greek and Latin Dream Literature and the Metamorphoses”, in Ovidian Readings: Transformations of Language, Gender and the Metamorphoses (edd. Alison Sharrock et al.), Volume Under Preparation (2017-2018).

Teaching and Supervisions

Research supervision: 

I supervise for multiple A-Caucus papers, and am currently taking on dissertation students in Latin literature and Classical Reception.

Junior Research Fellow
Latin and Neo-Latin Literature
Trinity College
Dr Aaron J. Kachuck

Contact Details

Trinity College
Cambridge
CB2 1TQ
Not available for consultancy

Latest news

New gift to further support Joyce Reynolds Awards

15 June 2021

The Faculty is enormously grateful to Karen and Peter Ventress for their generous gift to further support our efforts to encourage more diversity among students studying Classics at Cambridge. Karen and Peter have made a gift of £40k to fund a further studentship under the banner of the Joyce Reynolds Awards . The Awards...

Laurence Professorship of Classical Archaeology

14 June 2021

The Board of Electors to the Laurence Professorship of Classical Archaeology invite applications from those whose work falls within the general field of the Professorship to take up appointment on 1 October 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. Further information is available at: http://www.hr.admin.cam.ac.uk/...

It is with immense sadness that the Faculty reports that Elizabeth (Lisa) French passed away yesterday in Cambridge, 10 June 2021. She was 90.

11 June 2021

Lisa read Classics at Newnham College, Cambridge (1949-1952). In 1961 she was awarded her doctorate from University College London on The Development of Mycenaean Terracotta Figurines . She became a leading expert of Mycenaean pottery and figurines, forging a distinguished career in the archaeology of the Bronze Age Aegean...

Student led teaching awards 2021

24 May 2021

The Faculty is proud to announce that Torsten Meissner and Mark Darling have been recognised for the excellence of their teaching by the Student Union in this year's Student-Led Teaching Awards. Dr Meissner has won the second prize (Highly Commended) in the category "Lecturer". Dr Darling has won the second prize (Highly...