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Zack Case

Zack Case

Department: Classics

Supervisor: Tim Whitmarsh

College: King's

Title of thesis: Aristophanes and Hyper-Democracy


Biography:

I am a PhD student at King’s College, where I also completed my BA and MPhil degrees. While my master’s thesis focused the aesthetics of suffering in Nietzsche and tragedy, reading Nietzsche's Birth of Tragedy in dialogue with Euripides' Trojan Women ("What's Nietzsche to Euripides?"), my doctoral thesis focuses on the relation between Aristophanes and democracy. I am exploring how certain principles of democracy are embodied in and mobilised through comic form. 

Other Academic Interests

My research interests beyond Classical drama include reception and critical theory, leading me to have chaired the Cambridge Classical Reception Seminar Series (CCRSS) and to found the Theory and Classics Reading Group. I am also interested in Archaic literature (particularly Homeric epic) and Elizabethan drama (particularly Shakespearean tragedy). 

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Publication of the Cambridge Greek Lexicon

Mar 31, 2021

The much-anticipated Cambridge Greek Lexicon will be published by Cambridge University Press (CUP) on 8th April 2021.

Professor Paul Cartledge receives one of Greece’s highest honours

Mar 30, 2021

Professor Paul Cartledge, Emeritus A.G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture, received the Commander of the Order of Honour (Ταξιάρχης τῆς Τιμῆς), for his 'contribution to enhancing Greece's stature abroad'.

Teaching Classics in the time of Covid-19

Mar 02, 2021

Dr Renaud Gagné, Director of Undergraduate Studies, discusses the on-going challenges and adaptations made by the Faculty as the Covid-19 crisis continues and Lent term began under a renewed lockdown.

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.

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