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Jessica Hughes's OpenLearn Profile
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I'm Qualification Lead for Classical Studies at the OU, and Module Team Chair of our third level Classical Studies module Myth in the Greek and Roman Worlds (A330). I'm also a member of the following interdisciplinary module teams: The Arts Past and Present (AA100) and Discovering the Arts and Humanities (A111 - in production).
One of my other jobs at the OU is editing our Open Access e-journal Practitioners’ Voices in Classical Reception Studies. If you like myth, art, theatre and poetry then you might enjoy browsing some of our articles and interviews: http://www.open.ac.uk/arts/research/pvcrs/
One of my hobbies is making audio documentaries, and I produce (when I have time!) a podcast called Classics Confidential (www.classicsconfidential.co.uk). The latest episode is about Roman Memory, and I'm currently working on themed programmes on Weaving, Souvenirs and 'Secrets'. Watch this space!
You can find out about my academic research (which is mainly about votive offerings and other aspects of material religion) on my personal website: www.campaniasacra.org
And follow me on Twitter @jesshughes61
Subjects I like:
Jessica Hughes (2019-01-03) Tiny and Fragmented Votive Offerings from Classical Antiquity, Oxford University Press
Professor Graham Harvey and Jessica Hughes (editors) (2018-10-01) Sensual Religion: Religion and the Five Senses, Equinox
Jessica Hughes (2018-08) The texture of the gift: religious touching in the Greco-Roman world, In Body and Religion 1(2)
Jessica Hughes (2017-06-01) 'Souvenirs of the Self': Personal Belongings as Votive Offerings in Ancient Religion, In Religion in the Roman Empire 2(3)
Jessica Hughes (2017-03) Votive Body Parts in Greek and Roman Religion, Cambridge University Press
Jessica Hughes (2017) Studying Votives Across Cultures, In Material Religion 1(13), Informa UK Limited
Jessica Hughes (2016-01-01) Fractured Narratives: Writing the Biography of a Votive Offering, University of Chicago Press
Jessica Hughes (2015-03-12) 'No retreat, even when broken': classical architecture in the Presepe Napoletano, Oxford University Press
Claudio Buongiovanni and Jessica Hughes (2015-03-12) Introduction: Entering the siren's city, Oxford University Press
Jessica Hughes and Claudio Buongiovanni (editors) (2015-03) Remembering Parthenope: The Reception of Classical Naples from Antiquity to the Present, Oxford University Press