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Dr Aaron J. Kachuck

Dr Aaron J. Kachuck

Junior Research Fellow

Latin and Neo-Latin Literature

Trinity College

Trinity College
Cambridge
CB2 1TQ

Research Interests

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.

Research Supervision

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

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).

Upcoming events

Bridging Binaries LGBTQ+ tour

Apr 25, 2020

Museum of Classical Archaeology, Faculty of Classics

Bridging Binaries LGBTQ+ tour

May 16, 2020

Museum of Classical Archaeology, Faculty of Classics

Bridging Binaries LGBTQ+ tour

Jun 06, 2020

Museum of Classical Archaeology, Faculty of Classics

Athens: Economy & Democracy Conference (in honour of P. Millett)

Jul 09, 2020

Faculty of Classics and Downing College, Cambridge

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Mar 20, 2020

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Feb 06, 2020

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CREWS: Visiting Fellowship focused on the study of ancient writing systems

Jan 22, 2020

Details of how to apply for this Visiting Fellowship are now available online. The deadline for applications is 5pm GMT on Monday, 17th February 2020

Ted Kenney

Jan 02, 2020

The Faculty is very sorry to have to report the death, aged 95, of Ted Kenney, Kennedy Professor of Latin (from 1974 to 1982), on December 23rd 2019.

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