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Biography

Current Research

Elizabeth's HDR is focused on Helen and the female values in Homer's Odyssey.

Her current research methodology is in the following fields:

Feminist literary criticism

Gender Studies

Semantics

Ancient Greek thought and ethics

 

Biography

Elizabeth for twenty years taught in secondary education, in the Independent, Public Selective and GPS systems. She served as Head of Department twice, and held positions on examination and syllabus committees for both History and Latin at the Board of Studies. Elizabeth also served as a Marker for the HSC Ancient History Examinations for six years.  In 2006 she became a member of the International Baccalaureate for both History and Classical Languages. Elizabeth was a member of the foundation committee that established the CORE for the HSC Ancient History syllabus. Elizabeth also taught Ancient Greek in the Public Selective System.

 

 Research Network and Research Interests

Elizabeth is a member of the Network for the Study of Archaic and Classical Greek Song. This international network has a bi-annual collaborative research focus and publishing outcome. In 2020 the Network's research focus is steered by the Centre for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University.

Elizabeth's research interests include the following: Homeric epic, comparative ancient epic, ancient Greek heroines and cults, ancient Greek thought and morality, the Homeric Hymns, Archaic Lyric, Plato, ancient Greek music, ancient Greek Reception in 19th and 20th century music, art and literature, and the representation of the female in ancient Greek literature.

Elizabeth's research interests are cross-disciplinary. They are focused in the areas of Early Ancient Greek literature, Comparative Ancient Epic, Greek Thought, Gender Studies, Music Theory, and Greek Reception Studies.

 

Outreach

As well as having served on various examination and syllabus committees for HSC Ancient History, and Latin, Elizabeth has also given talks on women in Archaic and Classical Greek History and Culture for a number of chapters in the Australasian Women in Ancient World Studies (AWAWS) in Australia, the Annual Macquarie Ancient History Teachers' Conference, and the Greek Community of Melbourne.  For classical languages outreach Elizabeth has taught both Latin and Ancient Greek at the Macquarie Ancient Languages School. Elizabeth continues to serve as a co-judge for the NSW Latin and Ancient Greek Reading Competition, as well as being an Executive Member of the Classical Association of NSW.

 

Teaching

Elizabeth has been teaching in the Department of Ancient History since 2011, teaching a range of courses in Ancient Greek Studies, as well as Latin and Ancient Greek.

External positions

Executive Member Classical Association of N.S.W.

2018 → …

Member British School at Athens

20062007

Reader Norwegian Institute at Athens

20062007

HSC Ancient History Examinations Marker, NSW Board of Studies

20022008

Classical Languages Representative, NSW Board of Studies

20002002

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book review Social Sciences
beauty Social Sciences
myth Social Sciences
interpretation Social Sciences
restoration Social Sciences
paradigm Social Sciences
evidence Social Sciences
ambivalence Social Sciences

Research Outputs 2013 2021

Rhona Beare: Girton, Australia, and Tolkien

Stockdale, E., 2021, (In preparation) In : Antichthon.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Greek Inspirations: Debussy and Messiaen

Stockdale, E., 2019, (In preparation) In : GAIA. Revue interdisciplinaire sur la Grèce ancienne.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Intercultural connections in the Odyssey

Stockdale, E., 2019, (Submitted) In : Classical World.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The omen and the dream: Helen's and Penelope's visions of the eagle and the geese in Homer, Odyssey 15.160–178 and 19.535–555

Stockdale, E., 2019, In : Helios. 46, 1, p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

interpretation
restoration
ambivalence
husband
wife

The Shield of Achilles

Stockdale, E., 2019, (Accepted/In press) The Cambridge Guide to Homer. Lupack, S., Pache, C., Due, C. & Lamberton, R. (eds.). Cambridge University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary/reference bookResearchpeer-review

Activities 2000 2019

Co-Judge for the Finals of the NSW Greek and Latin Reading Competition

Elizabeth Stockdale (Participant)
Aug 2019

Activity: Other

Festival Européen Latin Grec Iliade. Organiser for the Macquarie University Representative Group.

Elizabeth Stockdale (Organiser)
22 Mar 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

Alia Astra: A History of Australasian Women in Ancient World Studies

Elizabeth Stockdale (Participant)
26 Apr 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...

Homer and the Epic Tradition Conference X at the Australian National University, Canberra

Elizabeth Stockdale (Participant)
2 Dec 20193 Dec 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...

Press / Media

Festival Européen Latin Grec Iliade

Elizabeth Stockdale

22/03/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Ancient Feminine Rituals

Elizabeth Stockdale

17/05/96

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Australian Indigenous Students: Learning and Teaching Greek and Roman History

Elizabeth Stockdale

9/04/96

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities