Tag Archives: Classical Studies

Aspirational Imagery

Dr Paula James, Senior Lecturer in Classical Studies, writes on the influence of Greco-Roman figures, motifs and allusions in a piece for the Morning Star. Dr James’s and Dr Annie Revanhill-Johnnson’s book of essays, Emblems of Hope, which brings the … Continue reading

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Professor of Classical Studies examines Ancient X-Files

Professor of Classical Studies Helen King helped investigate a mysterious case on National Geographic Channel on 8 June and 9 June. In ‘The Green Children of Woolpit’ on Ancient X-Files, Prof King looks at an account of two green children … Continue reading

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“Pain and at the same time the pleasure” – can Roman ‘genital massage’ inspire an Age of Great American Sex?

In an article in The Atlantic on 14 May, journalist Andy Isaacson investigates the design of sex toys, and how their marketing has changed over time.  He talked to Helen King, Professor of Classical Studies at The Open University, about … Continue reading

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