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Classics - Research

The discipline of Classics is eager to provide supervision in any area of studies relevant to the specialist interests of a member of staff; these research specialities are listed below.

Entry requirements

Admission to a research degree is at the discretion of the potential supervisor and the Head of discipline and is based on a proposal from the applicant following discussion with a suitable member of staff. As part of the research degree programme the discipline may recommend attendance at Greek or Latin language classes. Candidates for a research degree should have obtained an honours degree in an appropriate subject (Second Class Honours , Grade 1 minimum).

Further enquiries

Prof. Michael Clarke
T +353 91 495 230
E michael.clarke@nuigalway.ie
www.nuigalway.ie/classics

Application date

MLitt (Classics), full-time
MLitt (Classics), part-time

Research areas

Research Areas

Dr. Jacopo Bisagni
Latin/Old Irish bilingualism in Medieval Ireland; Latin and Indo-European linguistics

Professor Michael Clarke
The Classical inheritance in medieval Ireland; historical semantics and cognitive linguistics; Greek epic.

Dr. Edward Herring
The archaeology and history of early Italy; South Italian pottery; ethnicity.

Dr. Mark Stansbury
Manuscript studies; Medieval Latin; Insular Christian culture; transmission of Classical texts

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