Staff Profile:Professor Barbara Goff

Name:
Professor Barbara Goff
Job Title:
Professor
Responsibilities:

Director of Teaching and Learning

I did my undergraduate work at King's College Cambridge, where I was later a Junior Research Fellow, and I pursued my postgraduate work at the University of California.  I have taught at different institutions including the University of Texas at Austin. I usually teach the Part 2 core module 'Ancient Drama' (CL2DR) and Ancient Greek language. I usually also teach 'Ancient Sport' (CL2SP) and 'Gender' (CL3GD), as well as Greek Language.

Areas of Interest:

Greek Tragedy and its reception; women in antiquity; postcolonial classics; reception of Greek political thought.


Festival Europeen Latin Grec: Reading Campus Event

We are creating a special day where Homer's Iliad will be read in public at the same time all over the world.

When:

1-2 pm on Friday March 22nd

Where:

The Edith Morley Quad

What:

We will be reading a book of Homer's Iliad

Who:

Staff, Students and Friends of the Department

More:

festival-latingrec.eu

Please join us, I look forward to seeing you there!

bgoffsmallFELGposterMore information here.


Research groups / Centres:

I am a member of the Ancient Literature and Classical Tradition and Reception groups in the Department.

I am a member of the Ancient and Modern Imperialisms Network and I help to run the Legacy of Greek Political Thought Network. I am on the executive committee of the Classical Reception Studies Network, based at the Open University.

I am on the international editorial boards of the Classical Receptions Journal (OUP) of Elektra (University of Patras), and of Classical Receptions in Twentieth Century Writing (Bloomsbury)

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Contact Details

Email:
b.e.goff@reading.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0) 118 378 5172

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Forthcoming

I shall chair the Round Table at the PG & ECR conference 'Keeping it in the Family: Exploring familial tension and rupture in the ancient and early-medieval Mediterranean', 24-25 April at the University of Reading.

I shall be a key speaker at the Black History Month colloquium in the Department of Classics, St Andrews.

 Just published

See the video of the Department's public reading of Iliad 6, as part of the European Festival of Latin and Greek.

 

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