Early Career Fellow in Hellenic Studies 2022-23
- Adjunct Lecturer at the Department of Classics and Philosophy, University of Cyprus
Research topic during fellowship: New Mimnermus
Dimitrios Kanellakis read Greek Philology at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and continued his postgraduate and doctoral studies in Classics at the University of Oxford, as a scholar of Alexander S. Onassis, A. G. Leventis and Lilian Voudouri foundations. His research interests revolve around Greek drama, Greek lyric, literary theory, and classical reception. He is the author of Aristophanes and the Poetics of Surprise (De Gruyter 2020), editor of The Pathologies of Love in Classical Literature (De Gruyter 2021), and co-editor, with Dr Almut Fries of Ancient Greek Comedy: Genre–Texts–Reception (De Gruyter 2020). He is currently an Adjunct Lecturer at the Department of Classics and Philosophy, University of Cyprus, and a Research Associate at the Faculty of Classics, University of Oxford. As a CHS Fellow in Hellenic Studies, he is preparing a new commentary on Mimnermus, a much understudied elegist of the archaic period, forthcoming in Aris & Phillips Classical Texts.