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Bev Back, Lecturer in Latin Literature and Language (Teaching & Scholarship); Admissions Rep. for Classics

Post-Augustan Latin epic poetry; Virgil; classical receptions in modern science fiction and fantasy; the Argonautic myth; Roman personal poetry
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Andrea Basso, Postgraduate Research Student

Images of Philosophical Freedom in Plato’s Statesman and its Context; Plato's Imagery and Ethics; Ancient Greek literature; Relations of Philosophy and Mythology; Political Philosophy
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Roger Brock, Senior Lecturer

+44 (0)113 34 36785

Greek historiography, particularly Herodotus, and ancient Greek politics, especially citizenship and political thought; Democratic and oligarchic ideology; Greek political imagery; ancient Greek wine.
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Henry Clarke, Teaching Fellow in Roman History and Culture; Classics Study Abroad & Work Placement Year Coordinator; LHRI Visiting Research Fellow

+44 (0)113 343 3541

Roman History and Archaeology; Iron Age to Roman Spain and Portugal; Identity, Cultural Change and Landscape Studies; Roman Historiography; Latin; Ancient Greek; Historical Receptions; Ancient Rowing
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Owen Hodkinson, Lecturer in Greek and Roman Cultures; Study Abroad Coordinator; Year in Industry Coordinator.

+44 (0)113 34 33548

Greek letters and epistolary literature; ancient prose fiction and narrative literature; modern receptions of the classics.
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Regine May, Associate Professor

+44 (0)113 34 33541

Ancient drama; The Latin novel; Apuleius' use of Roman comedy, tragedy and mime; Dramatic intertextuality in Apuleius, women in the ancient novels and Greek comedy, short articles on ancient medicine
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Elizabeth Pender, Senior Lecturer

+44 (0)113 34 33538

Greek philosophy, particularly the literary aspects of philosophical writing; Plato esp. responses to Greek traditions of philosophy, rhetoric and poetry.
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Emma Stafford, Senior Lecturer in Classics; Deputy Head of School

+44 (0)113 34 33539

Greek social and cultural history, especially myth, religion and sexuality; particular interests in personifications (including Nemesis), Herakles and the Trojan War; receptions of classical myth.
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Paul White, Lecturer in Classics

+44 (0)113 34 30693

Classical Latin and Neo-Latin literature, particularly poetry; comparative literature; classical reception; the classical commentary; Renaissance humanism in Europe; history of education
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Maria Elizabeth G. Xanthou, Teaching Fellow in Greek literature and language, FHEA

+44 (0)113 34 33548

Greek lyric poetry, monodic and choral; Attic comedy; Attic rhetoric; 19th c. German classical scholarship; textual criticism; e-learning; ICT methodologies in teaching Greek and Latin.
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