PD Dr. Darja Šterbenc Erker

Darja Šterbenc Erker is Guest Professor for Gender and Latin at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. She studied classical philology and philosophy at the University of Ljubljana. In her dissertation she investigated the gender roles in roman funerary cults and her habilitation analysed the religious roles of Roman women in Greek rituals. Furthermore she carried out her research within projects on Roman religion in Ovid and Dionysus of Halicarnassus and on discursive and ritual space constructions in the Roman empire. Her research mainly deals with Roman literature and religion, the cultural history of Rome, ritual theories as well as religion and media.