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Professor Monica Gale

Professor (Classics)
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Born and educated in Birmingham, UK, I studied Classics in Cambridge and went on to hold posts at the University of Newcastle and Royal Holloway, University of London, before joining the staff at Trinity College Dublin in 1998.
  Genre and intertextuality in Classical Literature   Greek and Roman didactic poetry   Latin poetry   Literature
 A Commentary on the Complete Poems of Catullus

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External advisor for audit of School of Classics and Quinquennial Review of Programmes, Trinity St David, University of Wales 2012
Member of Editorial Board, Dictynna: Révue de poétique latine 2004-
Member of Editorial Board, Classics Ireland, 2003-6 2003-6
Member of Central Council, Classical Association of Ireland 1999-2006,2009-10
Member of council, Classical Association (England and Wales) 1999-2004
Language Skill Reading Skill Writing Skill Speaking
French Fluent Basic Medium
German Medium Basic Basic
Italian Medium Basic Basic
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Member of American Philological Association 2000
Member of Classical Association of Ireland 1999
Member of Classical Association (England and Wales) 1997
Member of Virgil Society 1996
Member of Cambridge Philological Society 1987
'"otium" and "voluptas": Catullus and Roman Epicureanism' in, editor(s)Sergio Yona, Gregson Davis , Roman Epicureanism, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2021, [Monica R. Gale], Book Chapter, IN_PRESS
Plagues and the Limits of Didactic Authority: Lucretius and Others in, editor(s)J.S. Clay and A. Vergados , Teaching through Images: Imagery in Didactic Poetry, Leiden, Brill, 2021, [Monica R. Gale], Book Chapter, ACCEPTED
Catullus and Augustan Poetry in, editor(s)Tony Woodman and Ian Du Quesnay , The Cambridge Companion to Catullus, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2021, pp219 - 241, [Monica R. Gale], Book Chapter, IN_PRESS
Lucretius in, editor(s)P. Mitsis , The Oxford Handbook of Epicureanism, New York and Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2020, pp430 - 455, [Monica R. Gale], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Monica R. Gale, J.H.D. Scourfield, Texts and Violence in the Roman World, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2018, 1 - 384pp, Book, PUBLISHED
Reading Roman Violence in, editor(s)Monica R. Gale and J.H.D. Scourfield , Texts and Violence in the Roman World, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2018, pp1 - 43, [Monica R. Gale and J.H.D. Scourfield], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
'te sociam ratio': Hunting as Paradigm in the Cynegetica in, editor(s)Steven J. Green , Grattius in Context(s): Hunting an Augustan Poet, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2018, pp77 - 95, [Monica R. Gale], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Name Puns and Acrostics in Didactic Poetry: Reading the Universe in, editor(s)L. G. Canevaro and D. O'Rourke , 'Didactic Poetry of Greece, Rome and Beyond: Knowledge, Power, Tradition, Swansea, Classical Press of Wales, 2018, pp123-50 , [Monica R. Gale], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Contemplating Violence: Lucretius' De Rerum Natura in, editor(s)Monica R. Gale, J.H.D. Scourfield , Texts and Violence in the Roman World, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2018, pp63 - 86, [Monica R. Gale], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Monica R. Gale, Between Pastoral and Elegy: the Discourse of Desire in Catullus 45, Paideia, rivista di filologia, ermeneutica e critica letteraria, 73, 2018, p1589 - 1605, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
  

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Monica Gale, The Pleasure of the Text? Literacy,Orality and Programmatics in Lucretius, Writing Literary History in the Greek and Roman World, Trinity College Dublin, 19-20 September, 2019, Giacomo Fedeli, Henry Spelman, Monica Gale, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Monica Gale, '"Out of the Forum": Catullus the Epicurean?', Public lecture, Department of Classics, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, 21 March, 2018, Professor Mark Possanza, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Monica Gale, '"Out of the Forum": Love, Friendship and Philosophy in Catullus and his Contemporaries', Maynooth Classics Seminar, Maynooth University, 2 February, 2018, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Monica R. Gale, 'Commemorating the Living: Epitaphs and Funerary Monuments in Roman Elegy', Ancient Cultures Research Seminar, Centre for Ancient Cultures, Monash University, Victoria, Australia, 14 July, 2017, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Monica R. Gale, 'Commemorating the Living: Epitaphs and Funerary Monuments in Roman Elegy', Ancient History Research Seminar, Department of Ancient History, Macquarie University, New South Wales, Australia, 18 July, 2017, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Monica Gale, Name Puns and Acrostics in Didactic Poetry: Reading the Universe, Celtic Conference in Classics, University of Edinburgh, June, 2014, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Monica Gale, Poetic and Imperial Spaces in the Elegies of Propertius, The Augustan Space, TCD, June, 2014, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Monica R. Gale, Commentating on Catullus in the 21st Century , Classics Research Seminar, Trinity College Dublin, 8 October , 2014, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Monica Gale, Commemorating the Living: Epitaphs and Funerary Monuments in Roman Elegy, Royal Irish Academy Colloquium: Death in the Ancient World, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin, November, 2013, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Monica Gale, Catullus through the Looking-Glass: Suffenus and Mamurra, Bryn Mawr Classics Colloquium, Bryn Mawr College, PA, USA, September, 2013, Invited Talk, PRESENTED

  

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Award Date
FTCD 2001
IRCHSS Senior Research Fellow 2003-4
Roman poetry of the Late Republican and Augustan periods (especially Catullus, Lucretius, Virgil, Propertius); Greek and Roman didactic poetry; genre and intertextuality in Roman poetry; the uses of myth in ancient literature