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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

Classical Archaeology Seminar

Feb 18, 2020

1.04

Twilight at the Museums: The Secrets Of The Statues

Feb 19, 2020

Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA

Philology and Linguistics

Feb 19, 2020

1.11

Literature Seminar

Feb 19, 2020

G.21

Philosophy Seminar

Feb 20, 2020

1.11

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Roger Dawe

Feb 17, 2020

It is with sadness that we report the death of Roger Dawe, former University Lecturer in Classics and Fellow of Trinity since 1963. Roger was a memorable lecturer and a scholar of strong, often unorthodox, opinions, who made major contributions to the study of the text and transmission of the tragedies of Aeschylus and Sophocles.

The Corbett Lecture 2019: Rescheduled to Saturday 22nd February

Feb 12, 2020

Due to strike action in Michaelmas Term and proposed strike action in Lent Term The Corbett Lecture will now take place on Saturday 22nd February, 5pm in G.19 Faculty of Classics

Coronavirus guidance

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

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