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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)

 

 

 

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Research in Lockdown: fieldwork postponed

Mar 01, 2021

Rachel Phillips describes some of the challenges faced during the pandemic by doctoral students engaged in full time research.

Unveiling the Invisible: Analysing Roman pottery

Feb 25, 2021

Archaeologists Alessandro Launaro, Senior Lecturer, and Ninetta Leone, Research Associate, have been working as members of the Cambridge MACH group to develop mathematical approaches to the classification of Roman pottery, part of the “Unveiling the Invisible” project funded by the Leverhulme Trust.

The Faculty reports with great sadness the death of John Easterling

Feb 23, 2021

A Fellow of Trinity from 1958, and Secretary of Trinity College Council for very many years, John was a University Assistant Lecturer in Classics (Ancient Philosophy) before he was appointed to the Office of University Draftsman at the Old Schools. John died on 23 February after a long illness.

Facilitating school visits and learning Latin with MoCA

Feb 23, 2021

Justyna Ladosz, Education and Outreach Coordinator in the Museum of Classical Archaeology, explains how she continues to facilitate lessons for school groups whilst the Museum remains closed, and how the Faculty’s students continue to deliver the Learn Latin with MoCA project.

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