Monthly Archives: June 2017


We are excited to announce our forthcoming workshop in the reception of the ancient Greek and Roman classics in 20th- and 21st-century poetry. This one-day workshop will be a collaboration with Classics And Poetry Now (CAPN), an international project designed to foster long-term, … Continue reading

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Amanda Potter: Wonder Woman – An “Awesome” Ancient Hero for the Modern World

It was with much excitement and a little nervousness that I went to the cinema on 3 June to watch the new Wonder Woman film, directed by Patty Jenkins and featuring Israeli actress Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman. I had … Continue reading

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Christopher McDonough: Forgetting and Remembering Jules Dassin’s Phaedra

Last month, I was at the Classical Association meeting in Canterbury and, having heard many fine papers on film reception, was finishing up my meal at the Friday night banquet when the loud music began to play signaling the start … Continue reading

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