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Durham University

Department of Classics and Ancient History


Dr Lucy C. M. M. Jackson

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Doctoral Supervision

I'm interested in working with doctoral researchers on any of the following topics:

  • ancient Greek tragedy, satyr play and comedy in the Classical period (c.500 - 323 BCE) and their contexts 
  • Plato, Aristotle, and theories of performance
  • musical and non-dramatic performance in the ancient Mediterranean
  • the reception of Greek drama in the early modern period
  • the reception of Greek drama in the 20th and 21st centuries

Research Interests

  • Greek tragedy
  • Greek drama in the Classical period (c.500-323 BCE)
  • Ancient Greek choral performance
  • Ancient Greek literature
  • Classical Receptions of the 21st century
  • Theatre history


Authored book

Chapter in book

Journal Article

Book review

  • Jackson, Lucy C. M. M. (2019). The Brill Companions to the Reception of Aeschylus and Sophocles. Translation and Literature, 28 317-323.
  • Jackson, Lucy. C. M. M. (2015). Dancing in the Streets. A History of Collective Joy. Group: Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society, 39.4 367-70.
  • Jackson, Lucy C. M. M. (2012). The Ancient Dancer in the Modern World. Journal of Hellenic Studies 296-7.