Anne-Sophie Rouckhout (°1994) obtained her BA (2015) and MA (2016) in Greek and Latin Linguistics and Literature, her teacher's degree (2017) and her MA in Historical Linguistics and Literature (2018) at Ghent University.
In 2018, she joined the research team of the Database of Byzantine Book Epigrams (DBBE) as a Research Assistant. DBBE is an ongoing project at Ghent University which makes available both textual and contextual data of book epigrams - also known as “metrical paratexts” - from medieval Greek manuscripts dating up to the fifteenth century.
She has co-organized GROWING CORPORA. Byzantine Book Epigrams and Online Text Collections (24-25 June 2020), an international conference to be held in Ghent, but cancelled due to the COVID pandemic. Currently, she is co-organizing lecture series on the multifaceted genre of book epigrams: Speaking From the Margins. DBBE Online Lectures.
2019-present: Secretary of the Ghent Center for Hellenic Studies. Together with two colleagues, I organise the annual lecture series.
2018-present: Together with a group of colleagues, I'm active in the outreach team of the Greek section at Ghent University. We host a website and various social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram). Eye catching initiatives we organized or took part in include the Dag van het Grieks (May 2018), Oorlog: Terreur van alle tijden (March 2019; in the context of the Festival européen latin grec) and Doorprik de mythe! Onderzoeksfestival voor scholen (March 2021). We also offer workshops and information for schools.