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The reception of classical antiquity in popular culture

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  • Full or part time
    Dr G Nisbet
  • Application Deadline
    Applications accepted all year round
  • Competition Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)
    Competition Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)

Project Description

The reception of classical antiquity in popular culture

This projects involves the academic study of how cultures relate themselves to their (or 'their') classical pasts. In particular this study investigates the reception of classical antiquity in participatory popular culture - subcultures, new media, television and film.

Dr Nisbet's previous publications in this area include 'Ancient Greece in Film and Popular Culture' (Exeter Press, 2006, 2nd edition 2008).

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