Stephen Anderson

Rodewald Lector in Classical Languages
MA Dublin

stephen.anderson@new.ox.ac.uk

Stephen Anderson taught at Winchester for 35 years, for 25 of them as Head of the Classics Department, and more recently as Senior Tutor. Throughout his career he has been heavily involved in public examining, most recently as chairman of the committee which developed the Greek and Latin syllabuses for Cambridge Pre-U, and as Chief Examiner in Greek for that qualification. He is a regular tutor at the JACT Greek Summer School and at Cambridge University’s Institute of Continuing Education at Madingley Hall, is a Vice-President of the Southampton Branch of the CA, and sits on the Editorial Committee of the Bristol Classical Press, an imprint of Bloomsbury Academic.

Teaching

Stephen’s primary teaching duties are with New College Classics undergraduates, either in groups or individually. He provides reading classes, practice in unseen translation, and instruction in Prose and Verse Composition, the latter only if requested.

Research Interests

Stephen’s specialist interests include Language and Language Teaching, Epic Poetry (he is working on an edition of Iliad XVI), Lyric Poetry and Roman Letter-Writing.

Publications

  • Greek Unseen Translation (with John Taylor), BCP 2005
  • Advanced Latin: Materials for A2 and Pre-U (with James Morwood and Katharine Radice), BCP 2009
  • Writing Greek (with John Taylor), BCP 2010
  • A Little Greek Reader (with James Morwood), OUP 2014