Dr Zara Chadha
My research to date has focused on magic and genre in Augustan poetry, particularly love elegy. My current project investigates narratives of civil war in triumviral and early Augustan poetry as responses to trauma.
Schools Talks and Outreach
I am very happy to offer talks on any of the following topics: Latin poetry and Augustan literary culture; gender in ancient Rome; magic in the ancient world.
- Civil war
- Emotions in Latin literature
- Latin poetry
- Mental health
Chapter in book
- Chadha, Z. (Accepted). Sealed with a Curse: Erotic Magic and Epistolography in Ovid Heroides 6. In Ancient Love Letters: Forms, Themes, Approaches. Drago, T.A. & Hodkinson, O. DeGruyter.
- Chadha, Z.K. & Marshall, R.M.A. (Accepted). Teaching Roman Oratory Beyond Cicero. The Classical Journal Forum
- Chadha, Z. (2017). HORACE'S EPODES IN CONTEXT - (P.) Bather, (C.) Stocks (edd.) Horace's Epodes. Contexts, Intertexts, and Reception. Pp. xiv + 279, ill. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. The Classical Review 67(1): 95-97.