CAMWS 2017 Program

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

4:30–7:30 p.m. Executive Committee Dinner Meeting                               The Terrace

5:00–8:00 p.m. Registration                                                                      Waterloo Rotunda

5:00–8:00 p.m. Book Display                                                                    Ontario Salon C

6:307:30 p.m. Consulares’ Reception (all welcome)                                Waterloo A

7:30 -9:00 p.m. Opening Evening Featured Panel                                     Waterloo BC 
                             Sponsored by the Women’s Classical Caucus

Featured Opening Evening Panel:

Grace Harriet Macurdy (1866-1946) and her Impact on the Study of Women's History
Elizabeth Carney (Clemson University), organizer
Ann R. Raia (The College of New Rochelle), and Maria S. Marsilio (Saint Joseph’s University), presiders

1. Assessing and Continuing the Contributions of Grace Harriet Macurdy, Pioneering Feminist Scholar: Barbara McManus’ The Drunken Duchess of Vassar: Grace Harriet Macurdy, Pioneering Feminist Classical ScholarJudith P. Hallett (University of Maryland)
2. Grace Harriet Macurdy and 'Woman Power' in Argead Macedonia: Eurydice, Mother of Philip IIElizabeth Carney (Clemson University)
3. ​From Feminism to Orientalism: Grace Harriet Macurdy on Cleopatra and AntonyWalter Penrose (San Diego State)
4. Grace Harriet Macurdy on the Seleucid QueensGillian Ramsey (University of Regina)
5. ResponseSheila Ager (University of Waterloo)

9:00-10:30 p.m. Plenary Reception        Waterloo Foyer (Cash Bar)
                           Sponsored by the Women's Classical Caucus

Thursday, April 6, 2016

7:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.   Registration                                               Waterloo Rotunda

8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.   Book Display                                             Ontario Salon C

8:00–9:40 a.m.                       First Paper Session                     Ontario Salon B         

Section A: Greek Religious Art and Architecture
 Liane Houghtalin (University of Mary Washington), presider

1. Articulating Identity after the Persian Invasions: A Contextual Analysis of the Temple to Aphaia on AeginaJoseph V. Frankl (University of Colorado, Boulder)
2. The Architecture of Access: Ramps in Ancient Greek SanctuariesDebby Sneed (University of California, Los Angeles)
3. The Pausanias Problem at the Temple of Apollo in CorinthAngela Ziskowski (Coe College)
4. Visual Images of the Pythia at Delphi: A Priestess at WorkLisa Maurizio (Bates College)
5. The Ties that Bind: Women and Tomb Ritual in Classical AthensLaura K. McClure (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

8:00–9:40 a.m.                       First Paper Session               Waterloo A

Section B: Sappho

Andromache Karanika (University of California at Irvine), presider

1. Sappho 44 and Traditions of the Troad. Ruth Scodel (University of Michigan)
2. Sappho’s HelenAmy N. Hendricks (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
3. Sappho and the Homeric TraditionEllen Greene (University of Oklahoma
4. A Beautiful Death: Sappho’s Iliadic CorporealityWilliam C. Shrout (University of Texas, Austin)

8:00–9:40 a.m.                       First Paper Session                    Waterloo B

Section C: Greek Military History
Andrew Alwine (College of Charleston), presider

1. Monsoons, ‘Mutiny’ and Macedonian LimitsCarol J. King (Grenfell Campus Memorial University)
2. The Psychology of Spartan Hoplites: Relationship Development in the Lakedaimonian PhalanxStephanie Culp (Brock University)
3. Accustomed to Obedience?: The Ionian Reputation for Martial WeaknessJoshua P. Nudell (University of Missouri-Columbia)
4. The Macedonian Merides, Andriscus, and the Fourth Macedonian WarPaul J. Burton (Australian National University)
5. Defining a Dynasty:  Consolidation of Ptolemic Power in EgyptAmber Kearns (University of Arizona)

8:00–9:40 a.m.                       First Paper Session                    Waterloo C

Section D: Attic Rhetoric
Michael Gagarin (University of Texas, Austin), presider

1. Defending Defeat: Chaeronea in De CoronaMax L. Goldman (Denison University)
2. Battling Desire in Lysias 3: Against SimonAllison Glazebrook (Brock University)
3. The Counterfeit Rhetor: Class in Demosthenes’ Characterization of Aeschines’ Use of Oral and Written Communication in the De CoronaSarah C. Teets (University of Virginia)
4. The Plot as Persona in Lysias’ Speech VIIChristine M. Maisto (University of California)

8:00–9:40 a.m.                       First Paper Session                    Ontario Salon A

Section E: Virgils Aeneid and Its Reception
Blanche McCune (Baylor University), presider

1. Vulcan’s Maternal Disposition (and Sex)Melissa Curtis (Baylor University)
2. Miss Me But Let Me Go: Dido Sings FarewellPhilip Barnes (John Burroughs School)
3. Reviving Troy in Aeneid 5Keith Penich (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
4. What Did a Statesman Look Like: Memorial Statues and Vergil’s Simile (Aen. 1.148–156)Wolfgang Polleichtner (Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen)

8:00–9:40 a.m.                       First Paper Session                    Michigan

Section F: Workshop
Veni, Vidi, Scripsi: Ancient Graffiti in the Latin Classroom
Megan Rebman, (Midlothian High School and Monacan High School), organizer and presider
Mary Elizabeth Smith (Oldfields School), presenter


8:00–9:40 a.m.                       First Paper Session                    Georgian

Section G: Panel
Translation in Late Antiquity
Andrew T. Faulkner (University of Waterloo), organizer and presider

1. Allusion and Translation: Translating Poetry and Poets in Claudian’s Panegyric for Probinus and OlybriusJoshua Hartman (University of Waterloo)
2. Jacob of Sarug’s Poem on the Forty Martyrs and Late Antique Syriac Translation TechniqueJeffrey Wickes (Saint Louis University)
3. Paraphrase as Exegesis: Greek Biblical PoetryAndrew Faulkner (University of Waterloo)

8:00–9:40 a.m.                       First Paper Session                    Erie

Section H: Aristophanes
Rebecca Kennedy (Denison University), presider

1. Best Laid Plans: The Uniform Plot of Aristophanes’ LysistrataLuke Lea (University of New Mexico)
2. Was Sokrates’ Brother a Filthy Rich Tragic Poet? Ian C. Storey (Trent University)
3. Roasting the Bull(-Eater): Aristophanes’ Treatment of Cratinus in Frogs 354–71Brian Credo (University of Pennsylvania)
4. Sōphrōn kōmōidia, katapugōn kōmōidia: Aristophanes’ Clouds and the Nature of ComedyAmy S. Lewis (University of Pennsylvania)
5. Playing the Woman Card: Gender Identity and Social Exclusion in Aristophanes’ LysistrataSarah C. Keith (University of New Mexico)

9:4010:00 a.m.                     Break                                                    Ontario Foyer
                                                Sponsored by the National Latin Exam

10:00–11:50 a.m.                   Second Paper Session                    Ontario Salon B

 Section A: Panel 2
CPL Panel
Testing Classical Languages in the 21st Century
Jennifer S. Moss (Wayne State University), organizer and presider

1. Testing as a Part of Genuine Assessment in a High School Language ClassKeely Lake (Wayland Academy)
2. Testing in a College Language ClassroomJennifer S. Moss (Wayne State University)
3. Assessment from an Instructional Design and Learning Science PerspectiveJaclyn Dudek (Pennsylvania State University)

10:00–11:50 a.m.                   Second Paper Session                  Waterloo A

Section B: Tacitus
Roger Macfarlane (Brigham Young University), presider

1. Caesis nulla iam publica arma: Tacitus’ Cassius and Brutus. Juan Dopico (Parish Episcopal School)
2. The Contents of the Lex Cincia (204 B.C.E) and Tacitus’ IntentDavid Perry (University of Chicago)
3. Urbs ut scaena: Dramatic Space in the Historiae of TacitusPhilip Waddell (University of Arizona)

10:00–11:50 a.m.                   Second Paper Session                   Waterloo B

Section C: Seneca
Christina Vester (Universityof Waterloo), presider

1. The Hegelian Trajectory of Liberation in Senecan ThoughtBenjamin John (University of New Mexico)
2. Epistolary Appropriations, Tusculan Probabilities, and Progress: Seneca, Cicero, Posidonius, in the Defense of Eclecticism and Psychological DualismEric K. Spunde (University of Florida)
3. The Arrogant-making Hand: Manus and Dextra in Hercules FurensMatthew W. Kelley (Boston University)
4. Callimachean Ars for Enthusiastic Poetry in Seneca’s Oedipus? Maria S. Sarais (University of Missouri-Columbia)

10:00–11:50 a.m.                   Second Paper Session                    Waterloo C

Section D: Ciceros Speeches
Christopher Craig (University of Tennessee), presider

1. Of Meretrices and Men: The Tragicomic Construction of Clodia’s Reputation in the Pro CaelioRebecca F. Moorman (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
2. The View from the Top: The ‘Poor’ in Cicero’s Pro MurenaDoug Clapp (Samford University)
3. Philosophical Digression in Pro Sestio, Pro Balbo, and De Haruspicum ResponsisJoseph A. DiLuzio (Baylor University)
4. A New Clementia in Cicero’s Pro MarcelloMolly Harris (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
5. Speak Your Mind: The Symbolism of Seeing, Knowing, and Speaking in In Catilinam IJason J. Hansen (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

10:00–11:50 a.m.                   Second Paper Session          Ontario Salon A

Section E: Euripides: Gender and Sex
 Kristin Lord (Wilfrid Laurier University), presider

1. Inter-Kin Intimacy: Sexual and Verbal Intercourse in Euripides’ Hippolytus and Sophocles’ Oedipus TyrannusJoshua M. Reno (University of Minnesota)
2. Inter-Species Adultery and Hybridity in Euripides’ CretansTeresa Yates (University of California, Irvine)
3. Antigone and Indeterminacy at the End of Euripides’ PhoenissaeThomas K. Hubbard (University of Texas, Austin)
4. Monumentalizing Polyxena: Grave Reliefs in Euripides’ HecubaDaniel Turkeltaub (Santa Clara University)

10:00–11:50 a.m.                   Second Paper Session                   Michigan

Section F: Panel
Waterloo Institute for Hellenistic Studies Panel
Ptolemy I Soter: A Self-Made Man
Sheila Ager (University of Waterloo), organizer and presider

1. Kings Dont Lie: Truthtelling and Ptolemy ITimothy Howe (St. Olaf College)
2. Ptolemy I Soter: A Man of His Own CreationWaldemar Heckel (University of Calgary)
3. Ptolemy the Reckless: the Son of Lagos’ Actions in the Early Years Following Alexander the Great’s DeathEdward Anson (University of Arkansas at Little Rock)
4. Numismatic Evidence for the Character of Ptolemy ICatharine Lorber (Independent Scholar)
5. Building a Dynasty: the Families of Ptolemy I SoterSheila Ager (University of Waterloo)


10:00–11:50 a.m.                   Second Paper Session                     Georgian

Section G: Roman Satire
Osman Umurhan (University of New Mexico), presider

1. Sat-eye-re: Eyes, Vision, and Doppelgängers in Horace’s Satire 1.5Rachel A. Sanders (Paideia Academy)
2. Mapping Friendship: Horace, Sermones 1.5Ximing Lu (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
3. From Plume to Palate: A Feast for the Senses in Horace’s Satires Book 2Amy L. Norgard (Truman State University)
4. Contextualizing the Decontextualized: Social Tensions in the Fragments of LuciliusJames Faulkner (University of Michigan)
5. Laronia DeclamansCharles B. Watson (University of Oklahoma)

10:00–11:50 a.m.                   Second Paper Session                     Erie

Section H: Ovid: Tristia and Heroides
John Rauk (Michigan State University), presider

1. Iphigenia among the Barbarians: Tr. 4.4bHelena R. Dettmer (University of Iowa)
2. Quidquid erit, melius quam nunc erit: Reconsidering Ovid’s Sappho through Her InscriptionJacqueline Jones (University of Iowa)
3. The Winter of Discontent: Climate and Interiority in the Exilic PoemsUrsula M. Poole (Columbia University)

12:00 -1:20 p.m.          Working Lunch for CAMWS Committees      Waterloo A

12:00–12:45 p.m.       Round Table Discussions #1

“Making Sandwiches in Academia”:  Gender and Academic Service                                                             Ontario Salon A
Leaders: Amy Pistone (University of Michigan) and Rebecca Kennedy (Denison University)

The Thersites Project
Leaders: Monica Florence (College of Wooster) and Dianna Rhyan (College of Wooster)                            Ontario Salon B

Post-docs and the Job Market                                                                                                                                   Erie
Leader: Nita Krevans (University of Minnesota)

Submitting a Journal Article: Talking to the Editors of CJ and TCL                                                                       Waterloo B
Leaders: Antony Augoustakis, CJ Editor (University of Illinois) and John Gruber-Miller, TCL Editor (Cornell College)

Surviving and Thriving as a Small Classics Program II                                                                                         Waterloo C
Leaders: Kristen Ehrhardt (John Carroll University) and Gwen Compton-Engle (John Carroll University)

Graduate Student Issues Committee                                                                                                                          Michigan
Leader: Sarah Keith (University of New Mexico)

Applying for CPL Grants                                                                                                                                                 Georgian
Leader: Keely Lake, CPL Chair (Wayland Academy)

12:50-1:35 p.m.                      Round Table Discussions #2

CAMWSCorps:  Recording the Past, Imagining the Future                                                                                     Ontario A
Leader: Anne U. Groton (St. Olaf College)

Undergraduate Research                                                                                                                                               Ontario B
Leader: Emma C. Vanderpool (Monmouth College)

Increasing Diversity among Classics Students                                                                                                            Erie
Leaders: Debby Sneed (University of California, Los Angeles) and Lauren Brooks (BASIS Scottsdale)

CAMWS Latin Translation Contest                                                                                                                               Waterloo B
Leader: Amy Leonard (Grady High Schoo, GA)

Testing and Assessing Ancient Greek                                                                                                                        Waterloo C
Leader: Wilfred E. Major (Louisiana State University)

The National Latin Exam: What It Means for You and Your Students                                                                 Michigan
Leaders: Mary Pendergraft (Wake Forest College) and Liane Houghtalin (University of Mary Washington)

Aequora: Teaching Literacy through Latin                                                                                                               Georgian
Leader: Elizabeth Butterworth (Paideia Institute)

1:40–3:15 p.m.                       Third Paper Session         Ontario Salon B

Section A: Pedagogy: Tools and Resources
David White  (Baylor University), presider

1. Students Teaching Students: Implementing Goals for Undergraduate Research, Active Learning, and CollaborationAnn R. Raia (The College of New Rochelle) and Maria S. Marsilio (Saint Joseph’s University)
2. Teaching Data Science for ClassicsMarie-Claire Beaulieu (Tufts University) and Anthony Bucci (Tufts University)
3. Reconstructing Antiquity: Alternative Research Projects in Classical Art and ArchaeologySummer R. Trentin (Metropolitan State University of Denver)
4. Text Completions: Collaborating toward Mastery and Treebanked Commentaries of Complete TextsJames M. Harrington (Tufts University)

1:40–3:15 p.m.                       Third Paper Session                    Waterloo A

Section B: Gender and Family in New Comedy
Meghan Diluzio(Baylor University), presider

1. Equivalent but not Equal: The Characterization of Sisters Bacchis in BacchidesYun Han (Helen) Hsu (Brock University)
2. Plautus and the Marriage PlotSharon L. James (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
3. The Girl’s Tragedy and New Comedy: The Importance of Citizen DaughtersAlexandra Daly (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
4. Alienation in Terence: When You Feel You Don't BelongRuth R. Caston (University of Michigan)


1:40–3:15 p.m.                       Third Paper Session                   Waterloo B

Section C: Cicero
Joseph Diluzio (Baylor University), presider

1. Inverting the Metaphor of Slavery and Freedom in CiceroDaniel P. Hanchey (Baylor University)
2. Cicero’s Sincerity: A Roman Audience PerspectiveChristopher Craig (University of Tennessee)
3. Re-Dating the End of Cicero’s Imperium in 47 BCE. Jonathan Zarecki (University of North Carolina at Greensboro)
4. With Gods on Our Side: Cicero’s Religious Case against CatilineNicholas Wagner (University of Minnesota)

1:40–3:15 p.m.                       Third Paper Session                   Waterloo C

Section D: Panel 3
From Second Sophisticto Imperial Literature
Janet Downie (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), organizer
Lawrence Kim (Trinity University), organizer and presider

1. Classical Sophists in the Second SophisticKendra Eshleman (Boston College)
2. Lovers of Homer in Dio of Prusa’s On Kingship (Or. 2) and Borystheniticus (Or. 36)Lawrence Kim (Trinity University)
3. The Romance Between Greece and Rome in Aelius Aristides’ Orations on Smyrna (Orr. 17–21) and Corinth (Or. 46)Janet Downie (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
4. Experiencing the Divine in Apuleius’ ‘Cupid and Psyche’Aldo Tagliabue (University of Heidelberg, Germany)
5. Narrative Form and Medical Ethics in Galen’s On PrognosisLauren Caldwell (Trinity College)

1:40–3:15 p.m.                       Third Paper Session                  Ontario Salon A

Section E: Greek Rhetoric and Philosophy
Carol King (Grenfell Campus Memorial Univesity), presider

1. The Rhetoric of Anticipation in Attic Forensic OratoryMichael Gagarin (University of Texas, Austin)
2. Thucydides the Rhetor: Reading Thucydides in an Ancient Classroom. Scott Kennedy (The Ohio State University)
3. Analyzing the Audience in the Protheoriae and Dialexeis of ChoriciusCaitlin A. Marley (University of Iowa)
4. Manufacturing Descent: Adoption, Inheritance and Civic Identity in Isaios 7.33–42Andrew Foster (Fordham University)
5. Socrates as αἰτία in the TheaetetusBrian A. Apicella (University of California, Los Angeles)

1:40–3:15 p.m.                       Third Paper Session                   Michigan

Section F: Classical Receptions on Screen
Amy Leonard (Grady High School), presider

1. The World of Room: The Myth of Persephone and Demeter and Narrating RealityRocki Wentzel (Augustana University)
2. Dying Historic on the Fury Road: Homeric Epic and Mad MaxKatherine Cantwell (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
3. Dial M for Myth: Early Alfred Hitchcock and Greek MythMark W. Padilla (Christopher Newport University)
4. N. Nikolaides’ Eurydice BA2037 (1975): A Sharp-edged Approach to a Classical RescueRoger T. Macfarlane (Brigham Young University)

1:40–3:15 p.m.                       Third Paper Session                  Georgian

Section G: Undergraduate Panel I
                                                              Rachel A. Sanders (Paideia Academy), presider                                                             

1. It Was Only Natural: Oenone’s Narrative in Heroides 5Samantha Elmendorf (Baylor University)
2. Odds versus Evens: Civil War and the Price of Unity in Aeneid VIIICynthia Liu (Baylor University)
3. Father of His Country: The Significance of Parenthood in Aeneid 8Jamie K. Wheeler (Baylor University)
4. Scandalous Verse, Credible Threats, and Literary Theory: Analyzing Catullus 16Noah Diekemper (Hillsdale College)

1:40–3:15 p.m.                       Third Paper Session                  Erie

Section H: Hellenistic Literature
James J. O'Hara (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), presider

1. Erinna at the Crossroads: Genre-Crossing and Gender-Crossing in Early Hellenistic LiteratureTyler J. Fyotek (University of Iowa)
2. Kingdom Come: The Hellenistic Jewish Adaptation of the Four-Kingdom SchemaLuke Gorton (University of New Mexico)
3. Callimachean Hydrokinetics: Water as a Compositional Device in Callimachus’ HymnsMaria Combatti (Columbia University)
4. From Bane Helen to Plain Helen: The Role of Helen’s Name in Theriaka 309–19Kathleen Kidder (University of Cincinnati)


3:15–3:30 p.m.                       Break                   Ontario Foyer
                                                Sponsored by Eta Sigma Phi

3:30–5:15 p.m.                       Fourth Paper Session                  Ontario Salon B

Section A: Homeric Hymns
Lorenzo Garcia (University of New Mexico), presider

1. Lovely-Haired Demeter: The Hair Motif in the Homeric Hymn to DemeterHannah Sorscher (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
2. Dionysian Resonance in Athenaios’ Hymn to Apollo.Corey Hackworth (University of Iowa)
3. Parsing the Mountain: Significance of Mountain Landscapes in the Homeric HymnsCollin J. Moat (University of Arizona)
4. Chasing a Hero, Changing into a Goddess: Nuptial Discourse and Context in the Homeric Hymn to AphroditeAndromache Karanika (University of California, Irvine)

3:30–5:15 p.m.                       Fourth Paper Session                  Waterloo A

Section B: Panel
The Presence and Role of Biases in the Academic Life Cycle
Kathryn A. Simonsen (Memorial University of Newfoundland), organizer and presider

1. Equity and Graduate Students Pursuing Non-academic Career Paths in Classical StudiesLisa Hughes (University of Calgary)
2. Unconscious Bias in the Hiring ProcessAlison Keith (University of Toronto)
3. Gender Bias in the Evaluation of Scholarship: Problems and SolutionsSarah Blake (York University)

3:30–5:15 p.m.                       Fourth Paper Session                 Waterloo B

Section C: Neronian Literature
Peter Anderson (Grand Valley State University), presider

1. Pure Heroine: Tragic Considerations for Dating the OctaviaMegan Wilson (University of Michigan)
2. Rulers Make Bad Lovers: The Nurse’s Elegiac Exit Strategies in the OctaviaCarina Moss (University of Cincinnati)
3. Language in Pliny the Elder’s Natural History and His Use of SermoWesley J. Hanson (University of Pennsylvania)
4. Pseudo-Seneca’s Octavia and the Last of the Julio-ClaudiansChristina Vester (University of Waterloo)

3:30–5:15 p.m.                       Fourth Paper Session                 Waterloo C

Section D: Pedagogy: Classics for Everybody
Maire-Claire A. Beaulieu (Tufts University), presider

1. Reviving the Classics: The Importance of Teaching the Classics in Low-Performing and At-Risk SchoolsLauren T. Brooks (BASIS Scottsdale)
2. Self, Identity, and the Other: The Egyptian “Tale of the Shipwrecked Sailor” and the Odyssey in the ClassroomLeanna Boychenko (Loyola University Chicago)
3. Oral Delivery of Essays and Oral Examinations in Classics ClassroomsBlanche C. McCune (Baylor University)
4. Teaching Classical Reception: An Expansive ApproachMark P. Nugent (University of Victoria)
5. Teaching First-Year Writing through ClassicsAaron Wenzel (University of Minnesota, Morris)

3:30–5:15 p.m.                       Fourth Paper Session                    Ontario Salon A

Section E: Apollonius Rhodius
Jeffrey Hunt (Baylor University), presider

1. Herodotean Reception in the Argonautica of Apollonius RhodiusStephen B. Ogumah (The Graduate Center of CUNY)
2. Sounding Human: Jason in Book 4 of Apollonius’ Argonautica and Zeus in Hesiod’s TyphonomachyRyan Franklin (Johns Hopkins University)
3. Apollonius’ Construction of Ekphrastic NarrativeAndrew Ficklin (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
4. Beginning with You, Selene: Apollonius’ Allusion to Hom. Hymn 32.18–19 in Arg. 1.1–2Brian D. McPhee (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

3:30–5:15 p.m.                       Fourth Paper Session                   Michigan

Section F: NCLG Panel
Whats a Seal of Biliteracy and What Does It Have to Do with Me?
Mary Pendergraft (Wake Forest University), organizer and presider

1. Current Status of the Seal of BiliteracyMary Pendergraft (Wake Forest University)
2. History of the Seal of Biliteracy and National GuidelinesEdward Zarrow (Westwood High School)
3. The Seal of Biliteracy and Classroom Implications. Christopher Mural (Adlai E. Stevenson High School)

3:30–5:15 p.m.                       Fourth Paper Session          Georgian         

Section G: Greek Prose
David Schenker (University of Missouri), presider

1. Heracleides of Maroneia and Proxenus of Thebes: Characterization, Structure, and Closure in Xenophon’s AnabasisJohn J. Haberstroh (University of California, Riverside)
2. Moral Truth through Moral Fiction: Plutarch’s Life of AntonyAlexis Aquino (Florida State University)
3. Performing Masculinity in Plutarch’s Life of PyrrhusDaniel W. Leon (University of Illinois)
4. Lost in Translation: What Are στελμονίαι? Tessa Little (SUNY Buffalo)
5. Watching the Girls Go By: The Wife of Ischomachus and Theodote the CourtesanEmily Baragwanath (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

3:30–5:15 p.m.                       Fourth Paper Session                  Erie

Section H: Ovids Metamorphoses, Fastiand Ars Amatoria
Ronnie Ancona (Hunter College and CUNY Graduate Center), presider

1. Ambiguity in Action: Defining Rumor in Ovid’s Metamorphoses. Lisa Whitlatch (St. Olaf College)
2. Playing with the Calendar: Ars Amatoria 1.399–418. John F. Miller (University of Virginia)
3. Regal Resonances in Ovid’s FastiFanny Dolansky (Brock University)
4. "One from many, many from one” as Empedoclean “Tag” in Ovid’s MetamorphosesCharles Ham (Grand Valley State University)

5:30-6:30 p.m.            Cash Bar                                                                      Waterloo Foyer and Ontario Foyer

6:30 p.m.           CPL Happy Hour for K-12 Teachers                               Waterloo A            

5:30-6:30 p,m.            Happy Hour In Lingua Latina with Paideia Institute     Waterloo B

5:30-6:30 p.m.            Women's Classical Caucus Business Meeting              Waterloo C

5:30-6:30 p.m.            GSIC Happy Hour                                                         Ontario A

5:30-6:30 p.m.            University of Wisconsin Happy Hour                            Ontario B

6:00–7:45 p.m.           Vice-Presidents’ Dinner                                                Michigan                                    

8:00–9:15 p.m.           Plenary Lecture                                                                   Waterloo Ballroom
Presider: Alden Smith (Baylor Univeristy), CAMWS President
“Playing with Time: Anachronism in Ancient Literature” by Peter Bing of the University of Toronto
sponsored by the Waterloo Institute for Hellenistic Studies    

9:15–10:30 p.m.         Reception                                                                          Waterloo Foyer
sponsored by the Waterloo Institute for Hellenistic Studies

Friday, April 7, 2017

7:30 a.m.–noon          Registration                       Waterloo Rotunda

8:00 a.m.–noon          Book Display                     Ontario Salon C

8:00–9:45 a.m.           Fifth Paper Session         Ontario Salon B

Section A: Psychological, Religious and Moral Question in the Roman World
Krishni Burns (University of Akron), presider

1. Rituals and Religious Community in the Roman CuriaeMeghan DiLuzio (Baylor University)
2. Domitian and the VestalsCasey M. Stark (Idaho State University)
3. Plague, Violence, and Marcus Aurelius’ War on TerrorTimothy C. Hart (University of Michigan)
4. Evolutionary Moral Psychology and Roman HistoryJohn A. Lobur (University of Mississippi)
5. Leones et Tigridae et Phocae, eheu! The Lod Mosaic Reimagined through the Fears of AriadneCrystal Rosenthal (Independent Scholar)

8:00–9:45 a.m.                       Fifth Paper Session                  Waterloo A

Section B: Didactic Literature
Christopher Nappa (University of Minnesota), presider

1. Poeta Oeconomicus: The Labor of Poetry in Vergil’s GeorgicsGoda Thangada (University of Chicago)
2. Valuing Knowledge: Technical Manuals on Stones as Cultural ArtefactsEmily M. Rush (Miami University)
3. Columella Res Rustica 10 and Nicander’s Georgica. David J. White (Baylor University)
4. Prolegomena ad Columellam: An Assessment of Columella’s Major Treatise on Agriculture in Light of the Catalonian and Varronian TraditionAlbert A. Requejo (University of Washington, Seattle)

8:00–9:45 a.m.                       Fifth Paper Session                Waterloo B

Section C: Horace
Jonathan Zarecki (University of North Carolina at Greensboro), presider

1. Reading the Epodes TopographicallySteven L. Jones (Houston Baptist University)
2. “He Did It Like a Man?”: Patronage, Power, and Masculinity in Horace’s Epistles 1Stephanie McCarter (Sewanee: The University of the South)
3. Lydia and the Hebrus: Horace, Odes 1.25. John N. Rauk (Michigan State University)
4. Better Than the Father: Horace’s Appropriation of Homer in Odes 1.15Katherine L. Bradshaw (George Washington University)

8:00–9:45 a.m.                       Fifth Paper Session               Waterloo C

Section D: Homers Iliad
Jeffrey S. Carnes (Syracuse University) presider

1. Homeric Sub-texts in Glaucos and Diomedes: Where Is Pegasos? Jackson Perry (University of Kentucky)
2. The Marriage of Achilles and Patroclus: Conjugal Bonds and Homoerotic Subtext in the Iliad. Celsiana Warwick (University of California, Los Angeles)
3. The Strength of Heroes in the Iliad. Matthew Horrell (University of Iowa)
4. Blind to the Future: Homeric ἄτη and the Tragic Plot of the Iliad. Lorenzo F. Garcia Jr. (University of New Mexico)
5. Poetic Counting Techniques and Compositional Strands in the Catalogue of ShipsJonathan Fenno (University of Mississippi)

8:00–9:45 a.m.                       Fifth Paper Session          Ontario Salon A        

Section E: Greek Tragedy
Ian Storey (Trent University), presider

1. Ektos sumphorās: Tragic AthensSophie Mills (University of North Carolina at Asheville)
2. Neoptolemus: The Making of a Cruel WarriorKathryn Mattison (McMaster University)
3. The Flower of Persia: Botanical Language in Aeschylus’ PersiansRyan S. Tribble (University of Iowa)
4. Painting, Mimesis, and Nothing to Do with Dionysus. Scott Farrington (Dickinson College)

8:00–9:45 a.m.                       Fifth Paper Session                  Michigan

Section F: GSIC Workshop
We’ve Got Issues: Understanding Graduate Student Needs on Campus and Beyond
Wesley J. Wood (University of Colorado Boulder), organizer and presider
Samuel Hahn (University of Colorado Boulder), presenter


8:00–9:45 a.m.                       Fifth Paper Session                 Georgian

Section G: Classical Receptions in the 20th and 21st Centuries
Michele Valerie Ronnick (Wayne State University), presider

1. The Dolls’ Descent: Finding Persephone in the Novels of Elena FerranteJudith Fletcher (Wilfrid Laurier University)
2. Remaining in the Mist: Eurydicean Agency in Unamuno’s NieblaDavid Delbar (Brigham Young University)
3. The Socratic Black Panther: Reading Huey P. Newton Reading PlatoBrian P. Sowers (Brooklyn College [CUNY])
4. Decisions in Alice Oswald’s “Memorial”. Laurel M. Bowman (University of Victoria)


8:00–9:45 a.m.                       Fifth Paper Session                  Erie

Section H: Panel
Senecan Materialism(s): Stoic Physics or the Agency of Matter in the Writings of Seneca the Younger
Clifford A. Robinson (University of the Sciences), organizer
Michael Goyette (Vassar College), presider

1. Effects of Place in Senecan TragedyLisl Walsh (Beloit College)
2. Writing to Realization: Seneca’s 30th EpistleScott Lepisto (University of Southern California)
3. Visualization, Emotions, and Understanding in Senecan ExemplaLaury Ward (Hillsdale College)
4. The Materiality of the Voice in Stoic Thought and Senecas Personae of ClaudiusClifford A. Robinson (University of the Sciences)
5. Response. Michael Goyette (Vassar College) 

9:45–10:00 a.m.                    Break                   Ontario Foyer
                                            Sponsored by Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers

10:00–11:45 a.m.                   Sixth Paper Session                    Ontario Salon B

Section A: Language and the Manuscript Tradition
P. Andrew Montgomery  (Samford University, presider

1. Linguistic Analysis of Demonstratives in Early Latin Fragments. Erica L. Meszaros (University of Chicago)
2. Quod-Switching: Bilingualism and Social Context in the Letters of Pliny the YoungerEdward E. Nolan (University of Michigan)
3. Picking Words with Care: Hypercorrection in the Language of Trimalchio. Colin D. MacCormack (University of Texas at Austin)
4. Defining “Dedication” from a Distance: προσφωνέω in the Greek Manuscript TraditionJohannes Wietzke (Carleton College)
5. Metaphors of Color Space in LatinDavid B. Wharton (University of North Carolina, Greensboro)

10:00–11:45 a.m.                   Sixth Paper Session                    Waterloo A

Section B: Late Antique Literature
Brian Sowers (Brooklyn College, CUNY), presider

1. The Role of regio egestatis in Augustine’s ConfessionsHolly Maggiore (University of Virginia)
2. Speech, Silence, and Artistic Expression in the Pervigilium Veneris. Daniel Libatique (Boston University)
3. Prudentius’ Psychomachia and the Influence of Cicero’s Second In Catilinam Oration. Evan L. Brubaker (Tulane University)
4. War and Peace in Themistius’ Oration 10. Davide Salvo (University at Buffalo)
5. Sewing Fig Leaves: Stoic Allegory as a Locus of Power in Ambrosian ExegesisAnthony J. Thomas (University of Minnesota)

10:00–11:45 a.m.                   Sixth Paper Session                   Waterloo B

Section C: Pindar and Alcaeus
Simon Burris (Baylor University), presider

1. Pindar Here and Now: Deixis, Reference, and Interpretive Community in the Odes. Jeffrey S. Carnes (Syracuse University)
2. It’s Complicated: Marriage and Kinship in AlcaeusKristen Ehrhardt (John Carroll University)
3. Praise of Phylakidas and Pytheas in Pindar’s Isthmian 5Monessa Cummins (Grinnell College)
4. Who Is the Persona Loquens at Pythian 9.89–96? Dennis R. Alley (Cornell University)

10:00–11:45 a.m.                   Sixth Paper Session                  Waterloo C

Section D: Late Imperial Prose
Mark Williams (Calvin College), presider

1. Cutting Both Ways: Culture, Grammar, and Usage in Lucian’s Dialogues on Language. David Stifler (Duke University)
2. Narrating Paideia: Competitive Learning and Homer in Lucian’s Symposium. David F. Driscoll (Stanford University)
3. Tragic Inversion in the Charite Complex of Apuleius’ MetamorphosesStephen Bay (Brigham Young University)
4. Thrasyleon: Man or Bear? Transformation through eo in Apuleius’ MetamorphosesAlison Newman (The Green Vale School)

10:00–11:45 a.m.                   Sixth Paper Session                  Ontario Salon A

Section E: Greek History and Historiography
Daniel Leon (Univeristy of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), presider

1. Oligarchy in Ancient GreeceAndrew T. Alwine (College of Charleston)
2. Correcting the Record? Thucydides on Pausanias of SpartaRebecca Frank (University of Virginia)
3. Greek Scythians: Exploring Hybridity in Herodotus’ HistoriesBenjamin D. Leach (The University of New Mexico)
4. Politician and Polis: Thucydides on Positive Leadership. Drew Stimson (University of Michigan)
5. Do ut debt: Financial Lending Strategies of the Temple of Apollo at DelosMichael McGlin (SUNY Buffalo)

10:00–11:45 a.m.                   Sixth Paper Session                    Michigan

Section F: Panel 8
Finding a New Beat: Teaching Latin Poetry with Popular Music
Theodora Kopestonsky (University of Tennessee at Knoxville), organizer
Justin Arft (University of Tennessee at Knoxville), organizer and presider

1. Wild Nothing: Teaching Latin IntertextualityChristopher Trinacty (Oberlin College)
2. Medea Sings: Pop Music as InterpretationChristopher Bungard (Butler University)
3. Before Queen: Vergil and the Musical Tradition of Sampling Popular SongNaomi Kaloudis (Valparaiso University)
4. What Can Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, and Adele Do for Your Latin Prose Composition Students? Stephen Kershner (Austin Peay State University)
5. Never Out of Style: Teaching Latin Love Poetry with Taylor SwiftTheodora Kopestonsky (University of Tennessee at Knoxville)

10:00–11:45 a.m.                   Sixth Paper Session                Georgian

Section G: Sophocles’ Oedipus
Douglas Clapp (Samford University), presider

1. Student and Teacher: The Use of διδάσκω in Sophocles’ Oedipus at ColonusAdriana Brook (Lawrence University)
2. Oedipus, Creature of a Day: Personal Identities in Sophocles’ Oedipus TyrannosEmma C. Lape (Dartmouth College)
3. Boeotian Cultic Associations in Oedipus at ColonusChristopher L. Gipson (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
4. “Oh, what a tangled web we weave”: Jocasta’s Suicide in Sophocles’ Oedipus TyrannusMichelle M. Martinez (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

10:00–11:45 a.m.                   Sixth Paper Session    ft              Erie

Section H: Theocritus
Nita Krevans (University of Minnesota), presider

1. Theocritean Anti-Bucolic. Jeffery Hunt (Baylor University)
2. Theocritean erga: Epic Framing in Idyll 15. Adrienne Atkins (University of Pennsylvania)
3. The Unshod Lover: Philosophical Views of Poverty in Theocritus’ Idyll 14. Noah Davies-Mason (CUNY Graduate Center)
4. Gender and Reception in TheocritusJessica L. Wise (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
5. Love Is VainDana Spyridakos (University of Iowa) 

All Friday afternoon events will take place on the campus of the Univerist of Waterloo.

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.            Shuttle service will be provided from the Holiday Inn to campus.

11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m.             Friday Lunch at the University of Waterloo                                            Federation Hall
Buses begin running to Waterloo campus at 11:30 a.m.

12:15-1:15 p.m.                       Consulares Lunch                                                                                    University Club 

1:30–3:25 p.m.                       Seventh Paper Session                                                                 Renison College 2918

Section A: Panel
Outside Elite Perspective: the Subaltern in Ancient Art
Tarah Csaszar (Independent Scholar), organizer, and Crystal Rosenthal (Independent Scholar), organizer and presider

1. Here I Lie on the Narrow Beach: Listening to Subaltern Voices in the Epitaphs of AnyteKathryn Caliva (The Ohio State University)
2. About Face: Ancient Physiognomy and onflictTarah Csaszar (Independent Scholar)
3. Watching the World Go By: Non-Elite Viewership of Roman Processional MovementsNoreen Sit (Yale University)
4. Gender War in the Church: Opposing Views of Women and Their Role in the New TestamentJustin Germain (Southern Methodist University)
5. Condemning Clytemnestra: Exploring the Tragic Heroine in Art and CultureRhiannon Pare (Princeton University)

1:30–3:25 p.m.                       Seventh Paper Session                                                                    Renison College 1918

Section B: Greek Art and Architecture
Angela Ziskowski (Coe College), presider

1. Hermes and Dionysos at Olympia and the Antikythera ShipwreckAileen Ajootian (University of Mississippi)
2. Sports Illustrated: Sports in Minoan Civilization as Further Evidence of WarfareLauren Oberlin (University of Arizona)
3. The Amazons’ New Clothes: Representations of Tychai in the Imperial Greek EastRebecca Katz (University of Miami)
4. Depictions of Female Jugglers in Classical AthensJonathan Vickers (Trent University)
5. Memory and Monumentality: “Ritual Tumuli” and the Early Helladic TransitionDavid B. Roberson (University of Arizona)

1:30–3:25 p.m.                       Seventh Paper Session                                                                             Renison College 0901

Section C: CPL Workshop
Fun Fosters the Future: Students as Advocates
Keely Lake (Wayland Academy), organizer and presider
Amy Leonard (Grady High School), presenter

1:30–3:25 p.m.                       Seventh Paper Session                                                                            Renison College 2102

    Section D: Panel
Around and Across the Pontos Euxeinos: Recent Research in Ancient Black Sea Studies
Altay Coşkun (University of Waterloo), organizer and presider

1. Prosodion Written in Bone: An Inscribed Bone Plaque from the Berezan IslandAnna K. Boshnakova (Sheridan College)
2. Peripheral Aftermath of the Treaty of Apameia in the Black SeaGermain Payen (Independent Scholar)
3. The Bosporan Kings: Friends or Enemies of the Romans? Altay Coşkun (University of Waterloo)
4. New Observations on the Dura-Periplus MapKonstantin Boshnakov (Conestoga College)
5. Assessing Regional Wealth in Late Roman PontosHugh Elton (Trent University)

1:30–3:25 p.m.                       Seventh Paper Session                                                                                               Modern Languages 246         

Section E: Undergraduate Panel II
Kara Kopchinski (University of Kansas), presider

1. The Meeting of Minds: An Examination of the Relationship of Socrates and Phaedrus in Plato’s PhaedrusHannah Rogers (Baylor University)
2. Metaphors of Ambiguity in Ancient CultureLinda M. McNulty (University of Texas at San Antonio)
3. Anakin Rex and Vader at Colonus: The Influence of Sophocles on George Lucas’ Tragic HeroDaniel Hintzke (Monmouth College)

1:30–3:25 p.m.                       Seventh Paper Session                                                                                               Modern Languages 349

Section F: Interdisciplinary Reception Studies
Rocki Wentzel (Augustana University), presider

1. Classical Imagery in the Graphic Arts of India under the British RajMichele Valerie Ronnick (Wayne State University)
2. Alexander the Great: The View from PersiaLiane Houghtalin (University of Mary Washington) and Mehdi Aminrazavi (University of Mary Washington)
3. The Galenic Cook: Why Cooking and Medicine Were Two Aspects of the Same CultureSara Agnelli (University of Florida)
4. “Sling Enough Mud and Some Will Always Stick”: Protestant Defamation, False Witness, and Misquoting the AncientsClinton J. Armstrong (Concordia University)

1:30–3:25 p.m.                       Seventh Paper Session                                                                                               Modern Languages 354

Section G: Roman Space and Landscape
Summer Trentin (Metropolitan State University of Denver), presider

1. Stuck in the Middle with You: Vediovis, God of Transitions and In-between PlacesErin Warford (Hilbert College)
2. Ager Publicus: A Re-Examination of Imperium and Provincia in the Second Century BCEChristian B. Kreiger (Independent Scholar)
3. The Faces of Pompeii and Herculaneum: A Study of Graffiti DrawingsHolly M. Sypniewski (Millsaps College) and Brittany S. Hardy (Millsaps College)
4. The Topography of Prestige: The Development of Triumphal Architecture and the Transformation of the Urban LandscapeAlyson M. Roy (University of Washington)
5. Monumental PalatineTyler A. Denton (University of Colorado Boulder)

1:30–3:25 p.m.                       Seventh Paper Session                                                                                             Renison College 2107

Section H: Panel
Styling the Past: Ancient and Classical Motifs in Fashion and Popular Media
Monica S. Cyrino (University of New Mexico), organizer and presider

1, Greeking Women’s Fashion from 1795 to 1863Rebecca Futo Kennedy (Denison University)
2. Cleopatra, Egypt, and Early Twentieth-Century Female DressKelly Olson (University of Western Ontario)
3. Illusion and Reality: Historical Costume and Everyday FashionMargaret Toscano (University of Utah)
4. Designing Lizpatra (1963): The Vision and Influence of Irene SharaffMonica S. Cyrino (University of New Mexico)
5. The Shadow of Cleopatra’s EyesAnise K. Strong (Western Michigan University) 

3:25–3:40 p.m.                       Break                                                                                                       Foyers of Renison College and Modern Languages
                                               Sponsored by the Dept. of Classics at the University of Waterloo

3:40–5:20 p.m.                       Eighth Paper Session                                                                                                      Renison College 2918

Section A: Pane|
Advances in Teaching Beginning Greek
Wilfred E. Major (Louisiana State University), organizer and presider

1. The 2016 College Greek ExamAlbert Watanabe (Louisana State University)
2. Teaching Ablaut in Elementary Ancient GreekRex Wallace (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
3. Sailing through Practice in Elementary Greek: How to Use Pseudo-Skylax’s PeriplousWilfred E. Major (Louisiana State University)
4. The Politics of Greek Online CoursesAnthony Hollingsworth (Roger Williams University)

3:40–5:20 p.m.                       Eighth Paper Session                                                                                                           Renison College 1918

Section B: Roman Comedy
Ruth Caston (University of Michigan), presider

1. Staging the Foreign: A Look at Plautus’ CurculioDeepti Menon (University of California, Santa Barbara)
2. That Guy-us: Gaius Sulpicius Apollinaris as a Reader of TerenceAndrew R. Lund (University of Cincinnati)
3. Audience Expectations and Metatheater in Plautus’ CaptiviRachel Mazzara (University of Toronto)
4. Performing Plautus’ Rudens in the Roman ForumSeth A. Jeppesen (Brigham Young University)

3:40–5:20 p.m.                       Eighth Paper Session                                                                                                   Renison College 0901

Section C: Workshop
Writing and Culture in the Latin Classroom
James M. Harrington (Tufts University), presider
Cathleen M. O’Shea (Hendrickson High School) presenter


3:40–5:20 p.m.                       Eighth Paper Session                                                                                                    Modern Languages 246

Section D: New Testament and Late Antique Christianity
Rebecca Harrison (Truman State University), presider

1. Prudentius at Large: Quantifying the Influence of Latin Epic on the PsychomachiaCaitlin Diddams (University at Buffalo)
2. The Poem as Offering in Gregory of Nazianzus’ PoetryStephen Hill (Independent Scholar)
3. Reconstructing Nonnos: A Pagan Writer and a Christian Bishop? Christopher D. Parkinson (Tufts University)
4. The Beloved Disciple of John 13:23 and Greek PederastyLarry Myer (Independent Scholar)
5. The Power of the Hand: χείρ in the Acts of the ApostlesJennifer C. Ranck (Independent Scholar)

3:40–5:20 p.m.                       Eighth Paper Session                                                                                                     Renison College 2102

Section E: Roman Art and Archaeology
Ellen Greene (University of Oklahoma), presider

1. Claudius and the Monumentalization of Water Supply Improvements in RomeMelissa A Huber (Duke University)
2. When Is a Shepherd Not (Just) a Good Shepherd? Steven L. Tuck (Miami University)
3. Mapping Micro-Communities in PompeiiEmily Ann Forden (University of Chicago)
4. Sophisticating a Cyclops: Depictions of Polyphemus in Roman Wall-Painting at PompeiiCaroline Nemechek (University of Kansas)
5. Animal Husbandry as an Indicator of Cultural Change: Villa de Vilauba. Katie Tardio (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

3:40–5:20 p.m.                       Eighth Paper Session                                                                                                     Modern Languages 349

Section F: Classics in the 21st Century
Nicoletta Sella (Linsly School), presider

1. Beer: Digital Transcription of a Medieval ManuscriptJames R. Prosser (Tufts University)
2. 3D Scanning at the Athenian Agora and CorinthK. A. Rask (Duquesne University)
3. Beyond Cultured Fear: Combating Terrorist Antiquities Looting in Syria and IraqMelanie Zelikovsky (Immaculate Heart High School)
4. What Are You Going to Do with That? Connecting Classicists from All Walks of Life via the Legion Project. Jason C. Pedicone (Paideia Institute for Humanistic Study)
5. An Epideictic Revival: Prose Style for Modern TimesAlex J. Petkas (University of California San Diego)

3:40–5:20 p.m.                       Eighth Paper Session                                                                                                       Modern Languages 354

Section G: Latin and Greek Elegy
Elizabeth Manwell (Kalamazoo College), presider

1. Nox clausas liberat umbras: Propertius 4.7 and the Inversion of ParaclausithyronKara Kopchinski (University of Kansas)
2.  “Close the doors of your ears”: Tracing an Orphic Formula in Augustan Poetry. Adriana Vazquez (University of Washington)
3. Ianua Vota: Inscribed Epigram and Propertius 1.16. Asa Olson (University of Minnesota Twin Cities)
4. Epic Elegiacs: Reading Theognidea 11–14. Lawrence M. Kowerski (Hunter College-CUNY)

3:40–5:20 p.m.                       Eighth Paper Session                                                                                                         Renison College 2107

Section H: Archaeology of Italy
Steven L. Jones (Houston Baptist University), presider

1. Rethinking the Problem of the Pantheon Columns: An Economic Analysis of the Extraction and Transport of the Pantheon’s Monolithic ShaftsJordan R. Rogers (University of Pennsylvania)
2. Ladies at Louteria: Evidence of Water Cult in Transition Rites of Magna Graecia in South Italian Vase-PaintingKeely E. Heuer (SUNY New Paltz)
3. The Amphorae Typology of the Villa del Vergigno: Trade, Production, and Adaptation in Northern EtruriaWilliam H. Ramundt (University of Arizona)
4. Dancing Soldiers: Representations of Warrior Dance in EtruriaMelissa Ludke (Florida State University)
5. Etruscan Shieldmaidens: Evidence for Warrior Women in Archaic ItalyMegan Esparsa (University of Arizona)

4:30–5:45 p.m.                       Buses run from Waterloo campus back to Holiday Inn

6:15–7:15 p.m.                       Cash Bar                                                          Waterloo Foyer  

7:15–9:30 p.m.                       Banquet                                                            Waterloo Ballroom
                                                     Presiding: Peter Knox (Case Western Reserve University)
                                                     Welcome: Douglas Peers (Dean of the Faculty of Arts, University of Waterloo)
                                                     Response: Laura McClure (University of Wisconsin), CAMWS President Elect
                                                     Ovationes: James M. May (St. Olaf College), CAMWS Orator
                                                      Address: Alden Smith (Baylor University), CAMWS President
                                                      Title: Ekphrasis and Allusions: Cicero's Path and Virgil's Pathos          

9:3011:00 p.m.                     President’s Reception (Cash Bar)                   Waterloo Foyer

Saturday, April 8, 2017

7:30-11:00 a.m.                       Registration                                                      Waterloo Rotunda

–9:15 a.m.                       Business Meeting                                              Waterloo AB

9:30 a.m.–12:00 noon           Book Exhibit                                                      Ontario Salon C

9:30–10:55 a.m.                     Ninth Paper Session                                         Ontario Salon B

Section A: Latin Historical/Biographical Narrative
Kathryn Williams (Canisius College), presider

1. Deconstructing the Monuments: Tacitus and the Mausoleum of AugustusThomas E. Strunk (Xavier University)
2. Quintus Titurius Sabinus: A Comparison of Blame and Praise in Books Two, Three, and Five of Caesar’s Bellum GallicumGuy P. Earle (Berkeley Preparatory School)
3. Africa as a Part of Europe? Sallust’s Geographic Agenda in the JugurthaP. Andrew Montgomery (Samford University)
4. Livy on POWs in the Early Days of the RepublicGaius Stern (SJSU and University of California, Berkeley Ext.)

9:30–10:55 a.m.                     Ninth Paper Session                                                                                              Waterloo A

Section B: Panel
Introducing the Revised Standards for Classical Language Learning to New Audiences
John Gruber-Miller, Cornell College, organizer and presider

1. From Standards for Classical Language Learning to World-Readiness Standards: What’s New and How It Can Improve Classroom InstructionBartolo Natoli (Randolph-Macon College)
2. College Professors and the New Standards for Classical Language LearningRonnie Ancona (Hunter College and CUNY Graduate Center)
How the Revised Standards for Classical Language Learning Help Beginning TeachersTimothy Hanford (Hunter College)
4. Backward Mapping with the New StandardsPeter Anderson (Grand Valley State University)
5. The Digital Humanists Renaissance: verba volant scripta remanent digita suntCynthia White (University of Arizona)

9:30–10:55 a.m.                     Ninth Paper Session                                                                                               Waterloo B

Section C: Waterloo Institute for Hellenistic Studies Panel
New Perspectives on Greek and Latin Literary Ekphrasis
Riemer Faber (University of Waterloo), organizer and presider

1. Verbal-Visual Kinship in the Shield of Herakles. Timothy Heckenlively (Baylor University)
2. Aetiology and Descriptions of Works of Art in Callimachus. Flora Manakidou (Democritus University of Thrace)
3. Feasting by Homeric Torchlight: Ekphrasis and Cultural Transmission at De Rerum Natura 2.24-26. Basil Dufallo (University of Michigan)
4. Ekphrasis, Experience, and Experiment. Courtney Roby (Cornell University)

9:30–10:55 a.m.                     Ninth Paper Session                                                                                                                    Waterloo C

Section D: Roman Women, Politics and Social Issues
Laura K. McClure (University of Wisconsin), presider

1. Amoralism, Roman Republican Politics, and Historians in an Era of DisillusionmentMichael C. Alexander (University of Illinois at Chicago)
2. Pathways to Power: The Importance of Political Influence in Republican Women’s Social Networks. Krishni Burns (University of Akron)
3. Mutatio Vestis: Clothing and Political Protest in the Late Roman Republic. Aerynn Dighton (University of California, Santa Barbara)
4. The Roman Gens as House: Understanding the Development of the Gens through a House Society Model. Parrish E. Wright (University of Michigan) and Matthew C. Naglak (University of Michigan)
5. New Men, New Mothers, New Daughters: Terentia and Tullia in the Late Roman Republic. Marsha McCoy (Southern Methodist University)

9:30–10:55 a.m.                     Ninth Paper Session                                                                                                                        Ontario Salon A

Section E: Homeric Themes
Timothy Neckenlively (Baylor University), presider

1. Blind Poet and “Sight Acts” in the Second Song of Demodocus. Ippokratis Kantzios (University of South Florida)
2. The Victory of the Introduction: Plot Structures in Long-Form Narrative. Elizabeth Deacon (University of Colorado at Boulder)
3. The Limits of Memory as Persuasion in the Iliad and OdysseyCharles A. Castanon (Indiana University)
4. Hesiod and the Heroes: Dying in Epic Time. Jill K. Simmons (University of Michigan)

9:30–10:55 a.m.                     Ninth Paper Session                                                                                                                           Michigan

Section F: Classical Receptions: Music, Fiction and Theatre
Mark Padilla (Christopher Newport University), presider

1. Ignorant is Bliss? James V. Lowe (John Burroughs School)
2. All My Children: The Offspring of Cleopatra in Recent FictionGregory N. Daugherty (Randolph-Macon College)
3. Apuleius, Carl Jung, and Robert Graves: Robertson Davies’ The Golden AssKristopher Fletcher (Louisiana University)
4. Una manus vobis vulnus opemque feret: Rosalind as Ovid in Shakespeare’s As You Like It. Rachel C. Morrison (University of Kansas)
5. Next to Normal: An Interior OresteiaRob Groves (University of Arizona)

9:30–10:55 a.m.                     Ninth Paper Session                                                                                                                           Georgian

Section G: Ancient Drama and Myth
Corey Hackworth (University of Iowa), presider

1. Bel as Trickster in Berossus’ Creation MythDavid Branscome (Florida State University)
2. Cracking the Fourth Wall: Deceit and Illusion in Euripides’ Medea and Seneca’s MedeaAnastasia Pantazopoulou (University of Florida)
3. Atreus and Thyestes: Icons of MisruleAnne Duncan (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)

9:30–10:55 a.m.                     Ninth Paper Session                                                                                                                              Erie

Section H: Lucan
Fanny Dolansky (Brock University), presider

1. The Refinement of Roman Virtus in LibyaAmanda N. Severs (University of Kansas)
2. Casting the Die: Programmatic Themes in Bellum Civile 1.183–219Samuel Kindick (University of Colorado, Boulder)
3. Caesar’s Storm: The Crafting of Heroic Identity in Bellum CivileJames M. Arceneaux (Indiana University)
4. Robur in Lucan’s Elemental EpicHans J. Hansen (Elon University)

10:55–11:10 a.m.                   Break                                                                                                                                                               Ontario Foyer
                                               Sponsored by the American Classical League

11:10 a.m. –12:40 p.m.          Tenth Paper Session                                                                                                                                     Ontario Salon B        

Section A: GSIC Panel
Now What?: Finding a Job with a Graduate Degree in Classics
Elizabeth Deacon (University of Colorado), organizer and presider

1. ‘Visiting’ Along to Tenure-TrackOsman Umurhan (University of New Mexico)
2. Finding a Primary and Secondary Teaching Position in LatinJennifer Kindick (Cherry Creek High School and Ricks Center for Gifted Children)
3. Parallel Lives: Alternative Careers in Classics, Humanities, and Academia.Wesley Wood (University of Colorado at Boulder)

11:10 a.m. –12:40 p.m.          Tenth Paper Session                                                                                                                                    Waterloo A

Section B: Ancient Medicine and Disease
Ippokratis Kantzios (University of South Florida), presider

1. Roman Wolves, Worries, and Wasting DiseasePauline L. Ripat (University of Winnipeg)
2. The Nosos of Athens: Disease and Healing in Sophocles’ PhiloctetesMolly Mata (University of New Mexico)
3. Exploring Aristotle’s Sources: Hippocratic Influence in De Generatione AnimaliumKatherine D. Beydler (University of Michigan)

11:10 a.m. –12:40 p.m.          Tenth Paper Session                                                                                                                                           Waterloo B

Section C: Euripides
Judith Fletcher (Wilfrid Laurier University), presider

1. Troezen and Athens in Euripides’ Hippolytus: Myth, Politics, and Liminality. Tedd A. Wimperis (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
2. The Environment of Exile in Euripides’ Iphigenia in Tauris. Kristin O. Lord (Wilfrid Laurier University)
3. “Why Not the Nurse?”—Is She the Main Character in Euripides’ Hippolytus?. Michael H. Shaw (University of Kansas)
4. The Sociology of Leaders “Befriending” Followers in Late Fifth-century Athens: Euripides’ Iphigenia in AulisRobert H. Simmons (Monmouth College)

11:10 a.m. –12:40 p.m.          Tenth Paper Session                                                                                                                                         Waterloo C

Section D: Undergraduate Panel III
Ursula M. Poole (Columbia University), presider

1. Whose Son? Strange Exempla in the Consolatio ad LiviamWalker Bailey (Baylor University)
2. Hildebrand, Virgil, and Brutus the TrojanEmma Vanderpool (Monmouth College)
3. Experiencing Death in Petronius’ Satyricon: Trimalchio and Failed RitualNina Raby (The University of New Mexico)
4. Res Gestae: Christianity through the Eyes of a Passive Aggressive PaganMarissa N. Sarver (University of North Carolina at Greensboro)

11:10 a.m. –12:40 p.m.          Tenth Paper Session                                                                                                                                                        Ontario Salon A

Section E: Late Republican Epos
Stephanie McCarter (Sewanee, The University of the South), presider

1. Bovine Lives and Theoretical Virtue in Lucretius’ De Rerum NaturaCollin M. Hilton (Bryn Mawr College)
2. Will the Real Voluptas Please Stand Up? Colette N. Milligan (Benilde-St. Margarets)
3. Quali Positura: The Power of Position in Lucretius’ De Rerum NaturaAlexis Whalen (University of Massachusetts, Boston)
4. Social and Decorative Fabrics: The Coverlet in Catullus 64Konrad C. Weeda (University of Chicago)

11:10 a.m. –12:40 p.m.          Tenth Paper Session                                                                                                                                                           Michigan

Section F: Presidential Panel
Ovid and Virgil
Julia D. Hejduk (Baylor University), organizer and presider

1. Festive Allusions: Ovid on the Ides of MarchCarole E. Newlands (University of Colorado)
2. Vergil and Ovid: Poets of Their Times, and of OursJoseph Farrell (University of Pennsylvania)
3. Archaeologizing Intertextuality in Virgil and Ovid Peter Knox (Case Western Reserve University)
4. Response. James J. OHara (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

11:10 a.m. –12:40 p.m.          Tenth Paper Session                                                                                                                                         Georgian

Section G: Flavian Epic
Antony Augoustakis (Universityof Illinois Urbana-Champaign), presider

1. The Lap of a Fury: Images of Perverse Femininity in the Thebaid’s Tisiphone. Rachael Cullick (Oklahoma State University)
2. The Weakness of Poetry in Flavian Epic. Emlen M. Smith (Purdue University)
3. Like Father, Like Daughter(-in-Law)Mitchell R. Pentzer (University of Colorado at Boulder)

12:45-2:00 p.m.    Ontario Classical Association Luncheon                                      Simcoe

1:00 p.m.                                   St. James Farmer's Market Excursion 
                                                   Departure from Holiday Inn Lobby
                                                   Preregistration required.

1:30-5:30                                Paideia Teacher Training in Active Latin Program                   Michigan
                                                  Preregistraion required.