Introducing Fiona McHardy

Fiona McHardy is Professor of Classics and is also the Head of Classics in the Department of Humanities.  She is interested in ancient and modern Greek literature, folk poetry, anthropology and culture. She is author of Revenge in Athenian Culture (2008) and has co-edited four volumes: Women’s Influence on Classical Civilization (2004), Lost Dramas of Classical Athens (2005), From Abortion to Pederasty (2014) and Revenge and Gender from Classical to Renaissance Literature (forthcoming). She is currently writing a book with Susan Deacy on Gendered Violence in Ancient Greece, covering such topics as infanticide, rape, uxoricide and domestic violence. Fiona teaches modules on ancient Greek language, literature and culture.