2018 Organized Panels and Workshops

For abstracts not submitted as part of an organized panel or workshop, please see Abstracts Listed by Title or 
Abstracts Listed by Last Name of Presenter.

The Reborn Identity: Religion and Politics in Ancient Greece and Rome
Nicholas D. Cross (Queens College, CUNY) and Nicholas Wagner (University of Minnesota),
co-organizers and co-presiders

1.  The Panionion: Where Religion and Politics Intersected in the Early Ionian League. Nicholas D. Cross (Queens College, CUNY)
2.  Immortal Efforts: Divine Audiences in Cicero’s Post Reditum Speeches. Nicholas Wagner (University of  Minnesota)
3.  Caelestes Honores: Emperor Worship among Corinth's Earliest ChristiansJoshua M. Reno (University of Minnesota)

Fashioning Ancient Women on Screen
Stacie Raucci (Union College), organizer and presider

1.  Historicizing Women’s Costumes: Anachronisms and AppropriationsMargaret Toscano (University of Utah
2.  Costuming Lucilla in 20th and 21st -Century Screen Productions. Hunter H. Gardner (University of South Carolina)
3.  Accessorizing the Ancient Roman Woman on Screen. Stacie Raucci (Union College)
4.  Response. Monica S. Cyrino (University of New Mexico)

Classics and White Supremacism
Victoria Pagán (University of Florida), organizer and presider

1.  The Summer of Our Discontent:  Rethinking the Intersections of Ancient History and Modern Science in Contesting White Supremacy. Denise McCoskey (Miami University)
2.  White Supremacists Respect Classical Scholarship…If It Was Written Before the 1970s. Rebecca Futo Kennedy (Denison University)
3.  How to Save Western Civilization (for Men): White Supremacy and the New Kyrieia. Donna Zuckerberg (Eidolon, Editor)

Aching Amor: Embodied Emotions in Roman Elegy
T. H. M. Gellar-Goad (Wake Forest University) and Jessica Westerhold (University of Tennessee-Knoxville), co-organizers and co-presiders

1.  The Lexicon of Loneliness in Propertius. T. H. M Gellar-Goad (Wake Forest University)
2.  Credula Spes: Tibullan Hope and the Future of Elegy. Laurel Fulkerson (Florida State University)
3.  The Aesthetics of Revulsion in Propertius’ Depiction of Acanthis. Mariapia Pietropaolo (University of Missouri)
4.  Subaltern Women, Sexual Violence, and Trauma in Ovid’s Amores. Jessica Wise (Colorado College)
5.  Simulating Sadness: Ovid’s Affective Strategies from Exile. Jessica Westerhold (University  of Tennessee-Knoxville)

Age and Aging in Roman New Comedy
Serena S. Witzke (Wesleyan University), co-organizer and presider and
Caitlin Hines (University of Toronto), co-organizer

1.  Renewing Old Methodologies: An Updated Reconstruction of Afranius’ Vopiscus. Caitlin Hines (University of Toronto)
2.  The New and the Old in Plautus’ Casina. Emilia Barbiero (Dartmouth College)
3.  Relating to Others, Relating to Oneself: Psychological (Im)maturation of Young Men in Love in Greek and Roman New Comedy. John Esposito (University of North Carolina at             Greensboro)
4.  “Nice Figure, a Little Over the Hill”: ‘Elderly’ Women in Roman New Comedy. Serena S. Witzke (Wesleyan University)
5.  Respondent. Anne Groton (St. Olaf College)

Presidential Panel
Constructions of Girlhood in Graeco-Roman Antiquity: Trends, Challenges, Critical Approaches
Andromache Karanika (University of California, Irvine), organizer and presider

1.  Girls to Women, Heroines, and Monsters: Female Subjectivity in Transition. Lisa Maurizio (Bates College)
2.  Marking Life Transitions in Middle Republican Latium. Anne Weis (University of Pittsburgh)
3.  Bodies of Work: Young Female Dancers in the Roman World. Fanny Dolansky (Brock University)
4.  Looking for Non-Elite Girls in the Roman Empire. Lauren Caldwell (Trinity College)
5.  Girls and Trauma in New Comedy. Sharon James (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
6.  Agamemnon’s Daughters in the Twenty-First Century. Sophie Mills (University of North Carolina at Asheville)

Wonder Woman and Warrior Princesses
Anise K. Strong (Western Michigan University), organizer and presider

1.  Gender-flipping the Katabatic Hero: Starbuck as Aeneas in Battlestar Galactica (2003-2009). Meredith Safran (Trinity College)
2.  Same Sex, Different Day: the Amazon Communities of Wonder Woman (2017) and Xena: Warrior Princess. Grace Gillies (University of California, Los Angeles)
3.  Paradise, Bodies, and Gods: The Reception of Amazons in Wonder Woman. Walter Penrose (San Diego State University)
4.  Respondent. Anise K. Strong (Western Michigan University)

GSIC Panel
Demystifying the Publishing Process
Samuel Hahn (University of Colorado Boulder), organizer and presider

1.  Submitting to a Journal, in First-Person. Mitchel Pentzer (Emory University)
2.  Refereeing Articles and Manuscripts for Academic Journals and Book-Presses. Lorenzo F.  Garcia, Jr. (University of New Mexico)
3.  Best Practices from an Editor’s Perspective. Antony Augoustakis (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Ovid in China
Laurel Fulkerson (Florida State University), organizer and presider

1.  Globalizing Classics: Ovid through the Looking Glass. Lisa Mignone (Brown University)
2.  Translating Ovid into Chinese. Jinyu Liu (DePauw University)
3.  Laughing at the Boundaries of Genre in Ovid’s Amores. Caleb Dance (Washington and Lee   University)
4.  Ovidian Scenes on 18th-century Chinese Porcelain. Thomas J. Sienkewicz (Monmouth College)
5.  Respondent. John F. Miller (University of Virginia)

Popular Classics
Vincent E. Tomasso (Trinity College), organizer and presider

1.  Textual Poachers: Scholars, Fans, and Fragments. Daniel Curley (Skidmore College)
2.  The Elite and Popular Reception of Classical Antiquity in the Works of Cy Twombly and Roy Lichtenstein. Vincent E. Tomasso (Trinity College)
3.  Replication, Reception, and Jeff Koons’s Gazing Ball Series. Marice Rose (Fairfield University)
4.  The Passion of Cleopatra (2017): Anne Rice's Sequel to The Mummy (1989). Gregory  Daugherty (Randolph-Macon College)

Travels, Treasures, and the Locus Terribilis: Myth in Children’s Media
Krishni Burns (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), organizer and presider

1.  Midas, Mixed Messages, and the “Museum” of Dugald Steer’s Mythology. Rebecca Resinski (Hendrix College)
2.  Fairy-Tale Landscapes in the d’Aulaires Book of Greek Myths (1962). Alison Poe (Fairfield  University)
3.  Spiritual Odysseys in Children’s Television. Krishni Burns (University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign)
4.  Domesticating Classical Monsters on BBC Children’s Television: Gorgons, Minotaurs and Sirens in Doctor Who, the Sarah Jane Adventures and Atlantis. Amanda Potter (The Open University)

Oedipus and His Heroic Counterparts
Emma Scioli (University of Kansas) organizer and presider
Vered Lev Kenaan  (University of Haifa), organizer and presider

1.  Oedipus, Odysseus and the Return of Memory. Vered Lev Kenaan (University of Haifa, Israel)
2.  The Tragedy of Hoemdiplet: Freud’s Fusion of Oedipus and Hamlet. Richard Armstrong (University of Houston)
3.  Manus Cruentae: The Bloody Hands of Oedipus and Theseus in Statius’ Thebaid. Emma Scioli (University of Kansas)

War is Women's Business: Women and War Trauma in Greco-Roman Epic and Tragedy
Katherine R. De Boer (Indiana University Bloomington), organizer and presider
Erika Weiberg (Florida State University). organizer

1.  A Story with No Ending: Penelope and Ambiguous Loss in the Odyssey. Erika Weiberg (Florida State University)
2.  War, Maternal Ponos, and Communal Trauma in Athenian Tragedy. Angeliki Tzanetou (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
3.  Arms and the Woman: Female Combatants in the Aeneid. Katherine R. De Boer (Indiana University Bloomington)
4.  Melancholy Becomes Andromache: War Trauma and Hallucinatory Mourning in Seneca’s Troades. Mary Hamil Gilbert (Birmingham Southern College)
5.  Respondent: Alison Keith  (University of Toronto)

From the Theater of Dionysus to the Opera House
Carolin Hahnemann (Kenyon College), organizer and presider

1.  What Happened to Euripides? Iphigenia among the Taurians and Handel’s Orestes. Robert Ketterer (University of Iowa)
2.  From Medea to Norma. Duane Roller (Ohio State University)
3.  Elements of Sophocles’ Oedipus the King in Verdi’s Don Carlo. Carolin Hahnemann (Kenyon College)
4.  Opera as Social Medicine in Mikis Theodorakis’ Antigone. Sarah B. Ferrario (Catholic University of America) and Andrew Simpson (Catholic University of America)

National Greek Committee Panel
Greek Pedagogy: Seeds for STEM
Timothy F. Winters (Austin Peay State University), organizer and presider

1.  The Roots of the STEMs. Anthony Hollingsworth (Roger Williams University)
2.  Squaring the Circle: STEM Resources for the Greek Language Classroom. Georgia Irby (The College of William and Mary)
3.  The 2017 College Greek Exam. Albert Watanabe (Louisiana State University)
4.  Hybrid Vigor: Networking with Online Partners in Small Language Classes. Karen Rosenbecker (Loyola University of New Orleans)

Casting Die: Classical Reception in Gaming
William S. Duffy (St. Philip’s College) and Matthew Taylor (Beloit College), co-organizers and co-presiders

1.  Imagining Classics: Towards a Pedagogy of Gaming Reception. Hamish Cameron (Bates College)
2.  20-sided monsters: The Adaptation of Greek Mythology to Dungeons and Dragons. William S. Duffy (St. Philip’s College)
3.  Civilization and History: Ludological Frame vs. Historical Context. Rosemary Moore (University of Iowa)
4.  Touching the Ancient World through God of War’s Kratos. Matthew Taylor (Beloit College)
5.  Games and Ancient War: Serious Gaming as Outreach and Scholarship. Sarah Murray (University of  Toronto)         

A Panel in Honor of James Sherman Ruebel (1945-2016)
Michele Valerie Ronnick (Wayne State University), organizer and presider

1.  Biography of James S. Ruebel, CAMWS President (2001-2002). Ward W. Briggs, Jr. (University of South Carolina)
2.  Two Unlikely Roomates: Narcissus and Sisyphus. Theodore Tarkow (University of Missouri) Two Unlikely Roommates: Narcissus and Sispyhus
3.  Ruebel (and Others) Join the Corps. Scott Aran Lepisto (Hillsdale College)
4.  Caesar, the Geographoi and Lewis and Clark: The Use of Animals in Describing New Lands. Kenneth F. Kitchell, Jr. (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
5.  Apuleius in the Work of African American Novelist, Charles W. Chesnutt (1858-1932). Michele Valerie Ronnick (Wayne State University)

CPL Panel
The Promotion of Latin Teaching and Learning
David B. Wharton (University of North Carolina at Greensboro), organizer and presider

1.  From Flop to Flip: Individualizing the Elementary Latin Curriculum. Kristina Meinking (Elon University)
2.  You Don’t Know the Language If You Don’t Know the Words: Learning Vocabulary in an Oral, Communicative Classroom. Matt Panciera (Gustavus Adolphus College)
3.  Trends, Problems, and Prospects for the Promotion of Latin Teaching. David B. Wharton (University of North Carolina at Greensboro)

“The Classics Tuning Project”: Articulating the Competencies and Skills of a Classics Student
John Gruber-Miler (Cornell College), organizer
Robert Holschuh Simmons  (Monmouth College), presider
Lisl Walsh (Beloit College), presenter
Sanjaya Thakur (Colorado College), presenter

Cui donat lepidum novum libellum?  Introducing a Bit of Active Latin into Your Current Advanced Latin Classroom
John Gruber-Miller (Cornell College), presider
Ronnie Ancona (Hunter College and CUNY Graduate Center), organizer and presenter

Pedagogy Of...
Devon Harlow (University of Southern California), presider
Jody Valentine (Pomona College), organizer and presenter

Intersectionality in the Classroom: Inclusive Teaching Strategies
Erica Meszaros (University of Chicago), organizer and presider
Amy Pistone (University of Notre Dame), presenter

NCLG/CPL: Tirones/Mentores
Mary L. Pendergraft (Wake Forest University), organizer and presider
Hugh Himwich (Albuquerque Academy), presenter
John Fraser (Bosque School), presenter
Keely Lake (Wayland Academy), presenter
Generosa Sangco-Jackson (Oak Hall Academy), presenter

If Not AP, Then What?A New Option for Secondary Teachers
Robin Anderson (Phoenix Country Day School), organizer and presenter
TBA, presider