The School of Arts and Humanities is a diverse community of academics, students and staff from across all of our related subjects. Cambridge’s reputation for excellence in the Arts and Humanities rests upon our outstanding teaching and our world-class research. The Faculties and Departments of the School support scholars who are leading authorities in their fields, and are home to innovative and collaborative research projects which continue to push the boundaries of our knowledge and refine how we think and see the world.

Find out more about the School of Arts and Humanities at http://www.csah.cam.ac.uk/.

### Sub-communities within this community

• #### Faculty of English

Faculty of English
• #### Faculty of Music

Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge
• #### Faculty of Philosophy

Faculty of Philosophy

### Recent Submissions

• #### Japanese historic “timescapes”: An anthropological approach ﻿

In this article, I propose a methodology to investigate “timescapes” in Japanese history from an anthropological perspective by analyzing historical sources on social activities, more specifically on sleeping and napping. ...
• #### Did Somebody Say Augustan Totalitarianism? Duncan Kennedy’s ‘Reflections,’ Hannah Arendt’s $\textit{Origins}$, and the Continental Divide over Virgil’s $\textit{Aeneid}$ ﻿

(Université Lille-3, 2016-12-20)
The allegedly old-fashioned debate over the pro- or anti- Augustanism of Augustan texts was superseded in 1992 by Duncan Kennedy’s ‘reflections’ over these terms of reference. Since then, the old dichotomy has appeared to ...
• #### Eratosthenes’ Letter to Ptolemy: the Literary Mechanics of Empire ﻿

Eratosthenes of Cyrene (276 - 194 B . C . E . ), the third head of the Alexandrian Library, sent a letter to King Ptolemy outlining his sol ution for the geometric problem, the doubling of the cube. Although traditionally ...