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Professor Emily Gowers

Professor Emily Gowers

Professor of Latin Literature

Fellow of St John's College

St John's College
Cambridge
CB2 1TP


Office Phone: 335150 (Faculty); 337869 (College)

Key Publications

Books

Horace Satires I (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics, 2012)

Ennius Perennis: The Annals and Beyond, ed. with William Fitzgerald (Cambridge Classical Journal Supplementary Volume, 2007)

The Loaded Table: Representations of Food in Roman Literature (Oxford, 1993)

Recent articles

(2017) “Maecenas, Gaius”, entry for S. Goldberg, ed., Oxford Classical Dictionary, digital edition. Oxford (Oxford University Press)

(2017) “Rus in urbe: l’intimité urbaine chez Horace”, in L’invention de la vie privée et le modèle horatien, ed. N. Dauvois and B. Délignon. Paris (Classiques Garnier), 43-57.

(2016) “Dido and the Owl”, in Wordplay and Powerplay in Latin Poetry, ed. P. Mitsis and I. Ziogas. Berlin (De Gruyter), 107-30.

(2016) “Noises Off: The Thyestes Theme in Tacitus’ Dialogus”, in S. Frangoulidis and A. Rengakos, eds., 8th Trends in Classics: Roman Drama. Berlin (De Gruyter), 555-72.

(2016) “Girls will be Boys and Boys will be Girls, Or, What is the Gender of Horace’s Epodes?”, in P. Bather and C. Stocks., eds., Horace’s Epodes: Contexts, Intertexts, and Reception. Oxford (Oxford University Press), 103-30.

(2016) "Under the Influence: Maecenas and Bacchus in Georgics 2", in P. Hardie, ed., Augustan Poetry and the Irrational. Oxford (Oxford University Press), 134-52

 In press

"Tasting the Roman World", in Taste and the Ancient Senses, ed. K. Rudolph (Acumen)

 

 

 

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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New Collection Videos

Mar 31, 2020

The Museum of Classical Archaeology is pleased to announce the first in a series of short videos on objects in the collection, featuring the Faculty's own Prof Caroline Vout.

Building Closure

Mar 20, 2020

The Faculty Building is closed from 5 pm on Friday 20 March until further notice.

Coronavirus guidance

Feb 06, 2020

A link to the College and University guidance on the Coronavirus is available here

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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