Simone Finkmann

Simone Finkmann studied Classics, Medieval Latin and English Philology at the universities of Münster and Oxford (Corpus Christi College). After obtaining her doctorate from the University of Oxford (Christ Church) and teaching for several colleges and the Classics Faculty of the University, she was appointed Assistant Dean and Lecturer for Classical Languages and Literature at Somerville College and continued to work for the Classics Faculty and Oxford University Press. She currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of Classics at the University of Rostock (Heinrich Schliemann-Institute of Ancient Studies).

Simone Finkmann’s main research interests are narratology, discourse analysis, intertextuality and gender studies in ancient and medieval epic poetry and Latin poetry of the Late Republic and Early Empire.