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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: 337869

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

Philological Society

Apr 26, 2018

Room G.21

Ancient History Seminar

Apr 30, 2018

Room G.21

Linguistics Research Seminar

May 02, 2018

Room 1.11

Graduate Interdisciplinary Seminar

May 04, 2018

Room 1.11

Upcoming events

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University Lectureship in Classics (Greek Literature)

Apr 04, 2018

Details of how to apply for this established post are now available on line. Closing date: 2 May 2018.

AHRC CDP Funded PhD position in Classics (Mycenaean Archaeology)

Mar 28, 2018

The University of Cambridge and the British Museum invite applications for a funded, three-year PhD in Classics (Mycenaean Archaeology).

Professor Emily Gowers: Sather Lectures

Mar 27, 2018

The Faculty offers its warmest congratulations to Professor Emily Gowers who has been invited to deliver The Sather Lectures at Berkeley in 2021/2.

Honorary Degrees

Mar 26, 2018

The Faculty is delighted to announce the award of an Honorary Degree by the University to Joyce Reynolds, and also by the University of Oxford to Mary Beard, at congregations on 20th June.

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