Danziger Lecturer 2019: Fiona Macintosh

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The Department is delighted to announce that Fiona Macintosh has accepted an invitation to deliver the 2018-19 Sigmund H. Danziger Jr Distinguished Lecture in Literature on Friday 17 May 2019.

Fiona Macintosh is Professor of Classical Reception and Fellow of St Hilda’s College at the University of Oxford. She is the author of Dying Acts: Death in Ancient Greek and Modern Irish Tragic Drama (1994) and Sophocles’ Oedipus Tyrannus (2009), and is the editor or co-editor of Dionysus Since 69: Greek Tragedy at the Dawn of the Third Millennium (2004), Agamemnon in Performance, 458 BC to AD 2004 (2005), Greek Tragedy and the British Theatre, 1660–1914 (2005), The Ancient Dancer in the Modern World: Responses to Greek and Roman Dance (2010), Choruses, Ancient and Modern (2013), and The Oxford Handbook of Greek Drama in the Americas (2015). Since 2010, she has been the Director of the Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama, which maintains a collection of more than 10,000 items related to modern performances of Greek and Roman drama and co-ordinates research into worldwide performances of Greek and Roman drama, in any medium, from antiquity to the present.

Further details will be announced.