Lecturer, Interdisciplinary Foundation Studies, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, La Trobe University

Sarah Midford is a Lecturer in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at La Trobe University.
Sarah's research focuses on cultural connections between antiquity and the modern world as well as the cultural impact of war and commemorative processes. Since 2010, Sarah has worked on the Joint Historical and Archaeological Survey of the Gallipoli Peninsula (JHAS). This project has recorded what remains of the Great War battlefield site at Gallipoli as well as evidence of Roman settlement. Sarah is on the editorial board of the Amphora Issue of the Melbourne Historical Journal and has published her research in the fields of Australian Studies, First World War Studies and Classical Reception Studies.

Experience

  • –present
    Lecturer, Interdisciplinary Foundation Studies, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, La Trobe University

Publications

  • 2014
    Caesar the Conqueror , Apple iBooks, https://itunes.apple.com/au/book/caesar-the-conqueror/id827363617?mt=11
  • 2013
    Anzacs and the Heroes of Troy: Exploring the universality of war in Sidney Nolan’s ‘Gallipoli Series’, Gelibolou: Tarih, Esfane ve Ani (Istanbul: Istanbul Medeniyet University Press)
  • 2013
    The Archaeology of Conflict and Remembrance at Gallipoli, American School of Oriental Research Blog, http://asorblog.org/?p=6117
  • 2011
    Constructing the “Australian Iliad”: Ancient Heroes and Anzac Diggers in the Dardanelles, Melbourne Historical Journal, Special Issue 2
  • 2010
    From Achilles to Anzac: Heroism in The Dardanelles from Antiquity to the Great War, ASCS 31 Proceedings, classics.uwa.edu.au/ascs31