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Literature Seminar


Seminars will be held at 17:15 on Wednesdays in room1.04. All are welcome.

24th January

Emily Gowers (Cambridge)

Knight’s moves: the son-in-law in Cicero and Tacitus

31st January

Renaud Gagné (Cambridge)

Edgy Cousins? Hyperborea between Cult and Song            

7th February

Erica Bexley (Durham)

Seneca’s Hercules Furens: self-reliance and surrogate parents

14th February

Pat Easterling (Cambridge)

Brothers, sisters, and a brother-in-law in Sophocles’ OC

21st February

Lucia Prauscello (Cambridge)

Of fathers, sons and prophets: did Orion have to give up his reign in Corinna PMG 654 col. iii.37-41?

28th February

Liz Irwin (Columbia)

The Politics of the pallakē in Euripidean drama

 7th March (held in Trinity College, the Old Combination Room)

Cédric Scheidegger Laemmle (Basel/Cambridge)

Para-paternal voices in Statius’ Silvae

14th March

Daniel Ogden (Exeter)

Dragons as pets

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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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