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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

Meet the Greeks

Aug 20, 2018

Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology

The Fastest Feet in the World

Aug 21, 2018

Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology

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Second CREWS Conference: Call for Papers

Jun 27, 2018

We are pleased to announce the second CREWS conference, to take place Thursday 14th – Saturday 16th of March 2019. ‘Exploring the Social and Cultural Contexts of Historic Writing Systems’ aims to look at writing systems’ place in society and culture.

The Cambridge Philological Society Prize 2019 and 2020

Jun 27, 2018

The Cambridge Philological Society is pleased to announce the establishment of a prize for the best submitted article by a graduate student or early-career researcher.

Research Associate (Assistant Editor, Oxford History of the Archaic Greek World)

Jun 22, 2018

Details of how to apply for this one year fixed term post are now available online, Closing date 23 July 2018.

Life After Classics: alumni profiles

Jun 20, 2018

Our Classics alumni give us an insight into their lives after studying Classics at Cambridge.

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