Dr Michael Hanaghan - Institute for Religion & Critical Inquiry (Faculty of Theology and Philosophy)

Assistant Supervisor – Only eligible to supervise with a fully accredited Principal or Co-supervisor

I completed my PhD at the University of Sydney on the letters of Sidonius Apollinaris, a fifth century Gallo-Roman aristocrat, bishop, and poet in 2015. From 2015-2016 I was an Associate Lecturer at the University of Exeter, and from 2016-2018 an Irish Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow at University College Cork.
I joined the IRCI as Research Fellow (Latin Christianity) in September 2018.


Phone :(03) 99533147 (Melbourne)
Email :michael.hanaghan@acu.edu.au
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Research Interests

Late Antique and Imperial Latin, poetry and prose, ;

Methods Expertise

Intertextuality, Reader Response, Visuality ;

Research Projects

No research project is currently recorded.

Selected Publications


Reading Sidonius' Epistles, in Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

"Ammianus Marcellinus' Future Signs, A Historiographical Study." , in Historia: Zeitschrift f??r Alte Geschichte


"Pliny's Epistolary Directions" , in Arethusa


"Latent Criticism of Anthemius and Ricimer in Sidonius??? Epistula 1.5." , in Classical Quarterly

"Avitus' Characterisation in Sidonius' Carm. 7." , in Mnemosyne: a journal of classical studies

"Micro Allusions to Pliny the Younger and Virgil in Sidonius' Programmatic Epistles", in nternational Journal of the Classical Tradition