Dr Bronwyn Hopwood
Senior Lecturer - Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education; School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Phone: +61 2 6773 2216
PhD (USyd), BA Hons I (USyd), LLB Hons II (USyd), GCHE (UNE), GCA (UNE)
|ANCH111||Introduction to Ancient Rome|
|ANCH313/513||Augustus and the Roman Revolution|
|ANCH315/515||The Shadow of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum|
|ANCH318//518||The Romans: From Cradle To Grave|
|ANCH401H||Honours in Ancient History Coursework|
|ANCH402H||Honours in Ancient History Dissertation|
|HUMS301/507||Roman Personalities Research Projects|
|HUMS301/507||Projects with the Museum of Antiquities|
Dr Hopwood’s research interests include the politics and society of Republican and Julio-Claudian Rome, Roman women, law, rhetoric, and the material culture of the Roman world. Dr Hopwood is also Curator of the Museum of Antiquities. A selection of her current projects include: “The New UNEMA,” an OEH Heritage Near Me Grant Project: “The Past In Your Palm,” and “The UNEMA Automaton Project.”
Selection of Publications
2019 ‘The Good Wife: Fate, fortune and familia in Augustan Rome,’ in Morrell, K., Osgood, J., & Welch, K., eds., The Alternative Age of Augustus, Oxford University Press, (in press).
2018 Hopwood, B., ‘UNEMA’s Greek core-formed alabastron,’ The Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens Bulletin 14: 39, with Front Cover photo by Sharon Marshall
2018 Hopwood, B., & Gill, J., eds., 'The Museum of Antiquities: Celebrating A.G. McCready 1916-2016,' UNEMA Commemorative Booklets, 2018, 1: 1-8.
2017 The Fashion For Thought Exhibition, UNEMA
2017 Hopwood, B., "International Ask A Curator Week" Interview for the LEGO Classicists Blog, Parts 1-3:
2016 Hopwood, B., ‘The University of New England Museum of Antiquities,’ in Ridley, R.T., with Marshall, B., and Morrell, K., eds., Fifty Treasures: Classical Antiquities in Australian and New Zealand Universities, Australasian Society for Classical Studies, Melbourne, 63-73.
2015 'Hortensia Speaks: An Authentic Voice of Resistance,' in Welch, K. ed., Appian's Roman History: Empire and Civil War, Classical Press of Wales.
2015 Hopwood, B., 'Hidden Treasures at the Museum of Antiquities,' UNEMA Treasure Hunt Activity Booklet; and, 2015 Hopwood, B., "Peek-a-Boo-I See You": Hide and Seek in the Museum of Antiquities,' UNEMA Activity Booklet.
Hopwood, B., ‘Agrippa Postumus,’ ‘Agrippina Maior,’ 'Antonia Minor', ‘Gaius and Lucius Caesar,’ ‘Julia, the daughter of Augustus,’ ‘lex Oppia,’ ‘Octavia Minor,’ The Encyclopedia of Ancient History, Blackwell Publishers, Oxford 2017, 2016, 2011.
2010 Hopwood, B., 'Great Disasters in Human History: still burning books in the age of information," APH August 2011.
2009 Hopwood, B., 'Livia and the lex Voconia', in Herring, E., & Lomas, K., eds., Gender Identities in Italy in the First Millennium BC, BAR Int. S1983, 143-148.
2007 Hopwood, B., 'The Testament of Sempronius Tuditanus', Antichthon 41: 1-12.
2001 Hopwood, B., 'Livy and the Repeal of the lex Oppia', Stele 5: 121-139.
Selection of Grants and Awards
2017 NSW Office of Environment and Heritage Grant Project: “The Past In Your Palm”
2016 Museums and Galleries NSW VIM Grant Project: “Perfecting Past Perfect”
2015 Vice-Chancellor’s Scholars Special Project: “The UNEMA Schools Project”
2015 Museums and Galleries NSW VIM Grant Project: “Getting In Touch”
2013 OLT Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
2011 Faculty of Arts and Sciences Schools Excellence in Teaching Award
2011 Faculty of Arts and Sciences Teaching Development Grant
2005 University Research Project Grant
2004 Faculty of Arts Research Project Grant
Supervision of Research
Dr Hopwood has supervised and examined a variety of doctoral, masters, and honours research theses, as well as coursework research projects. A selection of the research supervised includes:
2017 Significance Research Projects in the Museum of Antiquities, UNE
2016 Ovid and his Wife
2015 Rome and the Social War
2012 Cicero's Career and the Commentariolum Petitionis
2007 Roman Imperialism in Dacia
2006 The Mosaics of Roman Pompeii
2006 Cicero and Roman Inheritance
2005 Women in Roman Republican Literature
2004 Livia (Iulia Augusta)
Australasian Society for Classical Studies (ASCS)
Australasian Women in Ancient World Studies (AWAWS)
Service and Administrative Duties
|2018||Convenor of the ASCS 40 (2019) Feb., Annual Conference|
|2017||Master of Arts Course Coordinator|
|2016-2014||Discipline Convenor, Classics and Ancient History, UNE|
|2016-2014||School of Humanities Executive Committee, UNE|
|2014-2011||School of Humanities Research Committee, UNE|
|2015-2014||Discipline Convenor, Classics and Ancient History, UNE|
|2015-2014||School of Humanities Executive Committee, UNE|
|2013-2011||School of Humanities Research Committee, UNE|
|2012-2011||HDR Coordinator, School of Humanities UNE|
|2013-2011||Academic Board Higher Degree Research Committee (ABHDRC), UNE|
|2011-2003||Australasian Society for Classical Studies (ASCS), UNE Representative|
|2013-2009||Australasian Society for Classical Studies (ASCS), Essay Competition Marker|
|2013-2010||Library Liaison Officer, Classics and Ancient History, UNE|
|Ongoing||Australasian Society for Classical Studies NESA Representative|
|Ongoing||Museum of Antiquities Management Committee|
|Ongoing||Curator of Museum of Antiquities (UNEMA)|
|Seasonal||Classics and Ancient History Academic Tour Program|