Professor Alastair Blanshard

Paul Eliadis Chair & DirProgWestCiv

School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry
Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
a.blanshard@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 69719

Overview

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Cambridge
  • Masters (Coursework), The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor (Honours) of Arts, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts, The University of Queensland

Publications

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Supervision

  • Master Philosophy

  • Master Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book

  • The Postclassicisms Collective and Blanshard, Alastair (2020). Postclassicisms. Chicago, IL, United States: The University of Chicago Press. doi: 10.7208/chicago/9780226672458.001.0001

  • Kathleen Riley, Alastair J. L. Blanshard and Iarla Manny eds. (2018). Oscar Wilde and Classical Antiquity. Oxford Scholarship Online, Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University press. doi: 10.1093/oso/9780198789260.001.0001

  • Blanshard, Alastair J. L. (2015). Classical world: all that matters. Great Britain: Hodder and Stoughton.

  • Blanshard, Alastair J. L. and Shahabudin, Kim (2011). Classics on screen: ancient Greece and Rome on film. London, UK: Bristol Classical Press.

  • Blanshard, Alastair J. L. (2010). Sex: vice and love from Antiquity to Modernity. Malden, MA, Unite States: Wiley-Blackwell.

Book Chapter

  • Blanshard, Alastair J. L. (2023). The rise and fall of the queer male body in mid-century muscle photography. The Routledge handbook of classics and queer theory. (pp. 331-346) Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Taylor and Francis. doi: 10.4324/9781003184584-29

  • Blanshard, Alastair J.L. (2021). Voyaging without Romanticism: Travels with Richard Chandler and the Trials and Tribulations of the Ionian Expedition. The Romance of Ruins: The Search for Ancient Ionia, 1764. (pp. 75-82) edited by Ian Jenkins and Louise Stewart. London, United Kingdom: Sir John Soane Museum.

  • Blanshard, Alastair J. L. (2018). Afterlife (Modern Era). The Oxford Handbook of Demosthenes. (pp. 452-462) edited by Gunther Martin. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780198713852.013.32

  • Blanshard, Alastair J.L. (2018). Alexander as Glorious Failure: The Case of Robert Rossen’s Alexander the Great (1956). Brill's Companion to the Reception of Alexander the Great. (pp. 675-693) edited by K.R. Moore. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill. doi: 10.1163/9789004359932_028

  • Blanshard, Alastair J. L. (2018). Hercules: the mythopoetics of new heroism. Epic heroes on screen. (pp. 28-42) edited by Antony Augoustakis and Stacie Raucci. Edinburgh, United Kingdom: Edinburgh University Press.

  • Blanshard, Alastair J.L. (2018). Jurors and serial killers: loneliness, deliberation, and community in Ancient Athens. How to do things with history: new approaches to Ancient Greece. (pp. 137-158) edited by Allen, Danielle S, Christesen, Paul, Millett, Paul and Cartledge, Paul . New York, NY, United States: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/oso/9780190649890.003.0006

  • Blanshard, Alastair J. L. (2018). Mahaffy and Wilde: a study in provocation. Oscar Wilde and classical antiquity. (pp. 19-35) edited by Kathleen Riley, Alastair J. L. Blanshard and Iarla Manny. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/oso/9780198789260.003.0002

  • Blanshard, Alastair J. L. (2017). High art and low art expectations: Ancient Greece in film and popular culture. A companion to Ancient Greece and Rome on screen. (pp. 429-447) edited by Arthur J. Pomeroy. Hoboken, NJ, United States: Wiley-Blackwell. doi: 10.1002/9781118741382.ch19

  • Blanshard, Alastair (2015). Fantasy and the homosexual orgy: unearthing the sexual scripts of ancient Athens. Sex in Antiquity: exploring gender and sexuality in the Ancient World. (pp. 99-114) edited by Mark Masterson, Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz and James Robson. Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Blanshard, Alastair J. L. (2015). Queer Desires and Classicizing Strategies of Resistance. Sex, Knowledge, and Receptions of the Past. (pp. 25-44) edited by Kate Fisher and Rebecca Langlands. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660513.003.0002

  • Blanshard, Alastair J. L. (2015). The erotic eye: cinema, classicism and the sexual subject. Ancient Rome and the construction of modern homosexual identities. (pp. 253-270) edited by Jennifer Ingleheart. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689729.003.0014

  • Blanshard, Alastair (2014). Antiquarium. A Study in Stone. (pp. 62-65) edited by Janette McWilliam. St. Lucia, QLD, Australia: RD Milns Antiquities Museum, The University of Queensland.

  • Blanshard, Alastair (2014). In focus: Edward Dodwell. A Study in Stone. (pp. 69-69) edited by Janette McWilliam. St. Lucia, QLD, Australia: RD Milns Antiquities Museum, The University of Queensland.

  • Blanshard, Alastair J. L. (2014). The early modern erotic imagination. A Companion to Greek and Roman Sexualities. (pp. 565-582) edited by Thomas K. Hubbard. Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Blackwell Publishing. doi: 10.1002/9781118610657.ch34

  • Blanshard, Alastair J. L. (2014). The permeable spaces of the Athenian law-court. Space, place and landscape in ancient Greek literature and culture. (pp. 240-275) edited by Kate Gilhuly and Nancy Worman. New York, NY, United States: Cambridge University Press.

  • Blanshard, Alastair J. L. (2010). War in the law-court: some Athenian discussions. War, democracy and culture in classical Athens. (pp. 203-224) edited by David M. Pritchard. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.

Journal Article

Other Outputs

  • McWilliam, Janette, Blanshard, Alastair, Donaldson, James and Press, Daniel (2014). A Study in Stone: The History of Epigraphy. Brisbane, QLD, Australia: RD Milns Antiquities Museum, The University of Queensland.

  • Blanshard, Alastair J. L. (2011). Nakedness without naughtiness: a brief history of the classical nude. Exposed: photography and the classical nude. (pp. 14-21) edited by Michael Turner. Sydney, Australia: The Nicholson Museum, The University of Sydney.

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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Completed Supervision