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UK Fellow, Classical Antiquity, elected in 2009

Professor Michael Silk FBA

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About this Fellow

Ancient Greek poetry and drama; the classical tradition, especially in English poetry and German thought; Nietzsche; poetics and poetic language; theories of literature

Website: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/depts/classics/people/academic/silk/index.aspx

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of Classical and Comparative Literature, King's College London

Past Appointments

  • Emeritus Professor of Classical and Comparative Literature, King's College London University of London, 2016

Other Classical Antiquity Fellows

Professor M M McCabe

Philosophy: Ancient philosophy especially Plato's metaphysics, epistemology and ethics; ethics; the philosophy of medicine

Professor Ineke Sluiter

Classics, in particular: ancient and medieval ideas on language; the use of value terms in public debate; cognitive approaches to Greek literature; innovation processes in antiquity, in particular their 'anchoring'

Professor Jane Lightfoot

The exploration, through editions, commentaries, and exegeses, of un- or under-explored classical texts: mythography, ethnography, geography, oracular literature, astrology, medicine; Hellenistic and imperial poetry and prose