Staff Profile:Professor Barbara Goff

Name:
Professor Barbara Goff
Job Title:
Professor
Responsibilities:

Director of Taught Postgraduate Programmes (spring and summer terms)

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. In 2019-2020, I shall also teach 'Transformations of Helen'.

Areas of Interest:

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


Unprivileged Pasts, Unwritten Origins: New Foundations Research Workshop

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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 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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