Lecturer in Latin Literature

We wish to appoint a Lecturer in Latin Literature within the School of Classics.  The successful candidate will be a scholar with a growing international research reputation in Classics, with the expertise to deliver high-quality teaching in Latin Literature and Classical Studies. We are open to appointing in any area of Latin literature and language,…

Congratulations to Chloe Borowska

Chloe Borowska (Bray) has been appointed to a permanent lectureship in the Department of Classics at Otago. Chloe completed her PhD at St Andrews in 2020 (entitled ‘Interrogating liminality: threatening landscapes in fifth-century Greek tragedy’). At Otago she will be teaching Greek myth, language and literature, and continuing her research on human interactions with the…

Congratulations to Consuelo Martino

We’re thrilled to announce that former PhD student Consuelo Martino has been awarded a prestigious Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship, to start at the University of Edinburgh in May 2023. She’ll be working on an exciting new project called ‘Civil War and cultural trauma: rethinking the beginning of the Roman Empire’, which seeks to radically change…

Congratulations to Bart Danon

We are delighted to share the news that Dr Bart Danon, a recent PhD student at the School of Classics, has been appointed Assistant Professor in Ancient History at the University of Groningen. Bart completed his PhD on the distribution of wealth in the Roman empire in April 2021. Bart’s new publication, The Uncertain Past,…

The Folds of Olympus

Jason König‘s book The Folds of Olympus: Mountains in Ancient Greek and Roman Culture was published recently by Princeton University Press. The book is a cultural and literary history that explores the important role mountains played in Greek and Roman religious, military, and economic life, as well as in the identity of communities over a…

Congratulations to Giorgos Mouratidis

We are delighted to share the news that Dr Giorgos Mouratidis, a recent PhD student at the School of Classics, has been appointed Assistant Director of the British School at Athens. Giorgos completed his PhD on athletes and cities between the late Hellenistic and the imperial periods in 2020. He will bring his fantastic knowledge…

Academic Skills Workshops: Autumn 2022

The School of Classics is pleased to share the Semester 1 calendar of skills workshops for undergraduate students. Are you studying modules in the School of Classics? Join us throughout the semester as our tutors help you master critical topics for your first and second year courses. Not only will you engage with innovative and…

Herodotus Helpline seminars: September to December 2022

The Herodotus Helpline seminar series starts again on 28 September. The series of online seminars is hosted by Professor Tom Harrison (University of St Andrews) and Dr Jan Haywood (Leicester University). The seminar is open to all. To become a member and receive regular zoom links, please join the Helpline. All sessions take place at…

Classics seminar series: Autumn 2022

The School of Classics seminar series starts on 16 September, with a public lecture by Professor Alastair Blanshard, who is joining us as a Senior Global Fellow. Research seminars will take place on Fridays at 4 pm or Wednesdays at 2 pm. The papers normally begin at five past the hour and are followed by…

St Andrews student team launches a virtual Museum of Peace

Over the past few months a team of students at the University of St Andrews – led by Dr Alice König – worked on a Vertically Integrated Project called ‘Visualising Peace’.[i] Their goal has been to research and stretch habits of imagining, understanding, representing and working towards peace, to generate more conversation and deepen understanding….

Pseudo-Longinus: On the Sublime

Stephen Halliwell‘s major edition of the ancient treatise On the Sublime has been published by Oxford University Press. The book was first released in Italian translation in the Lorenzo Valla series, in 2021. The English version contains a new English translation of the text, and additional material in the introduction and the commentary.

Lecturers in Latin

The School of Classics is pleased to announce that Dr Esther Meijer and Dr Elaine Sanderson will be joining the School in September, and that Dr Adrian Gramps will also continue to work with the School next year. Dr Esther Meijer researches Neronian and Flavian literature, and is particularly interested in the uses of genre…