Bio

I am a fourth-year PhD candidate in the Department of Classics. I am currently writing my dissertation "Antilogy: Opposed speeches in fifth-century Athens". My interests include:

  • The intellectual history of classical Athens
  • The sophistic movement
  • Athenian law and oratory
  • Thucydides' historiography
  • Fifth-century drama, especially Aeschylus and Euripides
  • Fifth- and fourth-century Hippocratic texts
  • Literary theory, especially comparative and audience-oriented approaches
  • The relationship between text and context, form and content
  • Literary communication in early and classical Greece.