Emily Gowers#


Emily Gowers
Email:eg235 'at' cam.ac.uk
Membership Number:3626
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:CLASSICS & ORIENTAL STUDIES
Username:egowers
Elected:2013
Homepage: http://www.classics.cam.ac.uk/directory/emily-gowers





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2014 Spring Semester, Visiting Professor, Princeton University
  • 2013 Reader in Latin Literature, University of Cambridge
  • 2012 Autumn Quarter, Visiting Professor and Distinguished Webster Lecturer, Stanford University
  • 2009 - 2013 Senior Lecturer in Classics, University of Cambridge
  • 2002 - 2009 Lecturer in Classics, University of Cambridge
  • 2000 - 2002 Lecturer, Department of Classics, Princeton University
  • 1998 - 2000 Affiliated Lecturer, Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge
  • 1994 - Honorary Research Fellow, University College London
  • 1991 - 1993 Lecturer in Latin, University College London

Fields of Scholarship
  • Latin literature
  • Roman culture
  • Satire, especially Horace
  • Comedy
  • Epic, especially Virgil
  • Poetry and poetics
  • Travel literature
  • History of food

Honours and Awards
  • 1994 Premio Langhe Ceretto (per la cultura del cibo), international prize for book on cultural aspects of food (for The Loaded Table, Oxford 1993)
  • 1990 Hare Prize (for best submitted dissertation on a classical subject, sole winner, awarded every three years), University of Cambridge

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