Peter J. Miller

Peter J. Miller Title: Associate Professor and Chair
Office: 4G16
Building: Graham Hall
Phone: 204.789-4197

BA (Hons), University of Toronto
MA University of Victoria
PhD University of Western Ontario

Chancellor's Research Chair 2019-2022
SSHRC Insight Development Grant 2018-2020

Research Interests:
Ancient Greek poetry, ancient Greek athletics, gender and sexuality in antiquity, Classical reception, the Modern Olympic Movement.


2021."Segregation, Inclusion, and Exclusion." In A Cultural History of Sport, edited by P. Christesen and C. Stocking. 141-158.

2019. “Oxbows and Artists: A Conversation with Margaret Sweatman.” Intertexts 22.1-2: 27-39.

2019. “Horse and Herald: Posidippus’ Equestrian Angelia.” In Aryballos I: Studies in Honour of Nigel Crowther, edited by K. Solez. Mouseion 16.3: 433-53.

2018. "Would the Founder of the Olympic Games Approve of the Games Today?" The Conversation. 7 February 2018.

2018. “The Imaginary Antiquity of Physical Culture.” The Classical Outlook 93.1: 21-31.

2018. “In the Shadow of Praise: Epinician Losers and Epinician Poetics.” In Sport and Social Identity in Classical Antiquity: Studies in Honour of Mark Golden, edited by S. Bell and P. Ripat. Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies 61.1: 21-41.

2018. “A Sympotic Self: Instruction through Inebriation in Anacreon.” In Moralizing Strategies in Early Greek Lyric, edited by W. Allan and L. Swift. Mouseion 15.1: 131-47.

2017 (with Hannah Friedman). “Reconstruction of the Ancient Greek Long Jump – An Opportunity for Multidisciplinary Collaboration.” Experimental Archaeology 2017.3.

2015. "From polis to oikos: Ideology and Genealogy in Pindar’s Olympian 9.” Syllecta Classica 26: 1-20.

2014. “Destabilizing Haemon: Radically Reading Gender and Authority in Sophocles’ Antigone.” Helios 41.2: 163-85.