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Dr Francesca Middleton

Dr Francesca Middleton

Temporary Lecturer in Classics (Greek Literature)

Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics at Murray Edwards College


Office Phone: 01223 335165

Research Interests

Homeric epic and its reuse

Imperial Greek literature

Literary theory, especially the materiality of text

Key Publications

[2015, forthcoming].  Of Mice and Manuscripts: The Materiality of Text and Literary Reception, in M. De Pourq, N. de Haan and D. Rijser, Framing Classical Reception Studies.  Leiden: Brill.

2014 (forthcoming). Illusions and Vanishing Acts: Homeric Recension, Athetesis and Magic in pOxy 412 (PGM XXIII). Helios 41.2.

Upcoming events

Classical Archaeology Seminar

Nov 21, 2017

Room 1.04

Linguistics Seminar

Nov 22, 2017

Room 1.11

Philosophy Seminar

Nov 23, 2017

Room 1.11

Graduate Interdisciplinary Seminar

Nov 24, 2017

Room 1.11

Philological Society

Nov 27, 2017

Room G.21

Upcoming events

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Applications invited for Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship Scheme 2018

Nov 16, 2017

We are keen to support high quality applications that intersect with research already being undertaken or developed in the Classics Faculty.

Archaeologists uncover rare 2,000-year-old sundial during Roman theatre excavation

Nov 08, 2017

A 2,000-year-old intact and inscribed sundial has been recovered by students of the Faculty of Classics...

'Mary Beard brings her passion for classics to Front Row' BBC Two

Oct 24, 2017

BBC Two's 'Front Row', hosted by Mary Beard: “I am very pleased to have been trusted with an episode of Front Row - and to be able to share some of the spotlight with some Greeks, Romans and other stars.” Available to watch now.

Kenyon Medal awarded to Joyce Reynolds

Sep 28, 2017

The Kenyon Medal in 2017 has been awarded to Joyce Reynolds FBA for her lifetime's contribution to the research and study of Roman epigraphy.

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