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Yentl Love

Yentl Love

Lehrbeauftragte an der Professur Geschichte des Altertums


  • Ongoing – Classics PhD Universität Potsdam
    Researching the cult of Bacchus in Late Republican and Early Imperial Rome through the lens of Queer Theory, with a focus on gender and sexuality
  • 2019-2020
    Classics and Ancient History M.A. University of Exeter
    Produced thesis on Dionysus, gender, and Queer Theory in Late Classical Greece
  •  2016-2019
    Ancient History B.A. Cardiff University

Forschungsschwerpunkte und Interessengebiete

  • Gender and Gender Deviance in Antiquity
  • History of Sex and Sexuality
  • Ancient Religious Experience
  • Literary Theory and Classics with a focus on Queer Theory
  • Classical Reception


  • 2023:

SCS/AIA Conference, New Orleans: Presented on Bacchus, Queer Theory, and Transgender history.

AMPAH Conference, Malta: Presenting on the music of Lil Nas X and Classical Reception through the lens of Queer Theory and Black Classicism.

  • 2022:

“Actus Queer-us: Queerness and Our Discipline”, Kings College London: Presented alongside leading queer academics on Classical Queerness and the importance of platforming Queer Theory and Queer Studies within Classical Disciplines.

  • 2021:

SASA & Digital Hammurabi Virtual Conference: Presented on Inclusivity and the Classics, with a focus on LGBT+ sexualities.

Academus Education LGBT+ History Month Digital Thinktank: Presented a paper titled “Dionysus the Womanlike: Deconstructing the Gender Binary in Academia”


  • ‘LGBT+ Lives in Ancient Greece’ in The LGBT+ History Book: Big Ideas, Simply Explained. DK 2023 (forthcoming)