Staff Profile:Professor Barbara Goff

Name:
Professor Barbara Goff
Job Title:
Professor
Responsibilities:

Departmental Exams Officer

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. Currently I am developing my modules on 'Ancient Sport' (CL2SP) and on 'Gender' (CL3GD).

Areas of Interest:
Greek Tragedy and its reception; women in antiquity; postcolonial classics; reception of Greek political thought
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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, based in Reading.  I help to run the Legacy of Greek Political Thought Network, based in Reading, and the Classical Reception Studies Network, based at the Open University.

I am on the international editorial boards of  the Classical Receptions Journal (OUP) and of Elektra (University of Patras).  I am on the Advisory Board of the AHRC project 'Classics and Class', based in King's College London.

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Contact Details

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

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Forthcoming

Forthcoming workshop on Revolutions and Classics: https://lgsgreekproject.wordpress.com/2016/03/14/revolutions-and-classics/

For a programme and abstracts please see

Revolutions and Classics AbstractsRevolutions and Classics provisional programme

 

Just published:

'The leopard-skin of Heracles' in Wisdom and Folly in Euripides, ed. Kyriakou and Rengakos (De Gruyter 2016)

 

Special Issue of Classical Receptions Journal on the Legacy of Greek Political Thought.  Please access the table of contents at

http://bit.ly/1Qhdoqf

"The legacy of ancient Greek politics, from Antigone to Xenophon." An OUP blog post with Miriam Leonard can be found here: OUPblog April 14th 2016 

 

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