Professor Rebecca Langlands
Head of Department
Rebecca Langlands is Professor of Classics, researching and teaching in the areas of ancient literature and culture, ethics and exemplarity, the history of sexuality and classical reception. She is especially interested in exploring how study of the ancient world can help us to understand and address the challenges of the present. She is the co-director of the Sexual Knowledge Unit (with Jana Funke, Ina Linge and Kate Fisher), and also of the award-winning Sex and History project which works with museums, schools, charities and young people to promote empowering discussion of contemporary sexual issues.