Rob Tordoff

Department of Humanities

Associate Professor

Office: Vanier College, 250
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext: 70476
Emailrtordoff@yorku.ca
Secondary websitewww.receptionstudies.info.yorku.ca/

I teach ancient Greek and Roman literature, history, and culture, and the Ancient Greek and Latin languages in the Department of Humanities.

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Area of Specialization

Ancient Greek Literature and History

Degrees

PhD, Cambridge University
BA, Oxford University


Research Interests

Classics , Labour , Slavery, Social memory, Classical Tradition

Selected Publications

'Memory and the Rhetoric of ΣΩΤΗΡΙΑ in Aristophanes' Assembly Women,' in Baragwanath, E. and Foster, E. (eds.) Clio and Thalia: Attic Comedy and Historiography. Histos, suppl. 6 (2017), 153-210. http://research.ncl.ac.uk/histos/documents/Ch.6.TordoffMemoryandSoteria.pdf

'Slaves and Slavery', in Glazebrook, A. and Vester, C. (eds.) Themes in Greek Society and Culture: an introduction to Ancient Greece (Oxford University Press: 2017), 218-40.

Selected Publications

'Memory and the Rhetoric of ΣΩΤΗΡΙΑ in Aristophanes' Assembly Women,' in Baragwanath, E. and Foster, E. (eds.) Clio and Thalia: Attic Comedy and Historiography. Histos, suppl. 6 (2017), 153-210. http://research.ncl.ac.uk/histos/documents/Ch.6.TordoffMemoryandSoteria.pdf

'Slaves and Slavery', in Glazebrook, A. and Vester, C. (eds.) Themes in Greek Society and Culture: an introduction to Ancient Greece (Oxford University Press: 2017), 218-40.

All Publications

Book Chapters

'Memory and the Rhetoric of ΣΩΤΗΡΙΑ in Aristophanes' Assembly Women,' in Baragwanath, E. and Foster, E. (eds.) Clio and Thalia: Attic Comedy and Historiography. Histos, suppl. 6 (2017), 153-210. http://research.ncl.ac.uk/histos/documents/Ch.6.TordoffMemoryandSoteria.pdf

'Slaves and Slavery', in Glazebrook, A. and Vester, C. (eds.) Themes in Greek Society and Culture: an introduction to Ancient Greece (Oxford University Press: 2017), 218-40.

Upcoming Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall/Winter 2017-2018 AP/HUMA3108 6.0  Ancient Greek and Roman Comic Drama SEMR  


I teach ancient Greek and Roman literature, history, and culture, and the Ancient Greek and Latin languages in the Department of Humanities.

Area of Specialization

Ancient Greek Literature and History

Degrees

PhD, Cambridge University
BA, Oxford University

Research Interests:

Classics , Labour , Slavery, Social memory, Classical Tradition

All Publications

Book Chapters

'Memory and the Rhetoric of ΣΩΤΗΡΙΑ in Aristophanes' Assembly Women,' in Baragwanath, E. and Foster, E. (eds.) Clio and Thalia: Attic Comedy and Historiography. Histos, suppl. 6 (2017), 153-210. http://research.ncl.ac.uk/histos/documents/Ch.6.TordoffMemoryandSoteria.pdf

'Slaves and Slavery', in Glazebrook, A. and Vester, C. (eds.) Themes in Greek Society and Culture: an introduction to Ancient Greece (Oxford University Press: 2017), 218-40.


Teaching:

Upcoming Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall/Winter 2017-2018 AP/HUMA3108 6.0  Ancient Greek and Roman Comic Drama SEMR