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Lexington, Kentucky, April 3-5, 2003

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Wednesday, April 2, 2003

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5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Registration and Book Display (Daniel Boone)
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BOOK DISPLAY: An exhibit of books and other instructional materials will be in the Daniel Boone Room. It will be open on Thursday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; Friday 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.; and Saturday 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Coffee will be available.

6:00-10:00 p.m. Meeting of the Executive Committee (Black Diamond)

8:00-10:00 p.m. Cash Bar Reception (Spirits)

Sponsored by Asbury College, Centre College,

Georgetown College and Transylvania University

Local Committee:

Estelle Bayer (Madison Central High School)

James Butler (Berea College)

Bari Conder (Madison Central High School)

James Francis (University of Kentucky)

George Harrison (Xavier University)

Kelly Kusch (Covington Latin School)

Jason Lamoreaux (University of Kentucky)

Hubert Martin (University of Kentucky)

Jim Morrison (Centre College)

Robert Rabel (University of Kentucky)

Jane Phillips (University of Kentucky) Chair

Randy Richardson (Asbury College)

Cathy Scaife (Lexington Catholic High School)

John Svarlien (Transylvania University)

Diane Arnson Svarlien (Georgetown College)

Terence Tunberg (University of Kentucky)

Thursday April 3, 2003

8:00 - 5:00 Registration and Book Display (Daniel Boone)

8:00 - 10:30 am Meeting of the Executive Committee (Black Diamond)

8:15 - 9:45 am First Session (Grand Ballroom II)

Section A

Drama at Rome

Thomas E. Jenkins (Trinity University), presiding

1. Ritual Drama in Early Rome. Carin M.C. Green (University of Iowa)

2. The Tragedy of Caius Gracchus: Ancient Melodrama or Modern Farce? Arthur Keaveney (University of Kent)

3. Heus Adulescens! Terms of Age in Fabulae Palliatae. George Adam Kovacs (University of Toronto)

4. The Use of Four Speaking Actors in Seneca's Agamemnon. Thomas Kohn (University of Mississippi)

5. Plauti per Vestigia III: Pagans, Christians, and the Querolus. Wilfred E. Major (Louisiana State University)


8:15 - 9:45 am First Session (Grand Ballroom III)

Section B

Philosophy and Medicine

Michael Gagarin (University of Texas at Austin), presiding

1. Physiognomy, Melampous, and "Divination from Birthmarks." Georgia Irby-Massie (Baylor University)

2. The Curious Theology of Bone-Marrow in Plato's Timaeus. Miriam R. Pelikan Pittenger (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

3. The Role of Medical Metaphors in Aristotle's Ontology. Patrick Lee Miller (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

4. Prescribing the Soul: Plato on the Soul and Medicine. John Ricard (Florida State University)

5. Physicians at Court: Risks and Revelations. Philippa Lang (Emory University)


8:15 - 9:45 am First Session (Grand Ballroom IV)

Section C

Greek Economic and Social History

J. Rufus Fears (University of Oklahoma), presiding

1. The Commerce in Wine in Classical Greece. Anthony J. Papalas (East Carolina University)

2. Trade, Grain, and Blood: An Explanation for the Silence Concerning the Sarmatians in the Literary Record. Erik Johannesson (The University of Arizona)

3. In or Out: Behavior and Citizenship in Classical Athens. Sheila Kurian (University of Chicago)

4. Emporoi, Epikouroi and Hetairoi in the Economy of the Archaic Aegean. David Tandy (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)


8:15 - 9:45 am First Session (Abraham Lincoln)

Section D

Panel: History of Latin Pedagogy

Terence Tunberg and Christopher Gerard Brown (University of Kentucky), organizers

1. Latin: The Empire of a Sign? Terence Tunberg (University of Kentucky)

2. The French Revolution in Latin Teaching. Christopher Gerard Brown (University of Kentucky)

3. Latin Pedagogy in Rome. Milena Minkova (University of Kentucky)


8:15 - 9:45 am First Session (Breckinridge)

Section E

Lucan and Statius

Eleanor Winsor Leach (Indiana University), presiding

1. Lucan as a Reader of Apollonius Rhodius on the Epic Past. Sean Easton (University of California at Los Angeles)

2. Cato's Impotence: How a Stoic Wages War. Gregory W. Q. Hodges (The Ohio State University)

3. Ironic Accomplishments: Lucan and Apostrophe. Francesca D'Alessandro Behr (University of Houston)

4. Statius' Apollo: Theb. 1.552-720. Carole Newlands (University of Wisconsin)

5. Mourning the Puer Delicatus: Heirship, Cultural Capital, and Elite Self-definition in Statius, Silvae 2.1. Neil W. Bernstein (The College of Wooster)


10 am - 12 pm Second Session (Grand Ballroom II)

Section A

Horace and Propertius

Janice M. Benario (Georgia State University), presiding

1. Horace's Ninth Epode: Seasick at the Symposium. Shannon N. Byrne (Xavier University)

2. Alternating Apollo's Bow and Lyre. John F. Miller (University of Virginia)

3. Horace's `Old Lyce': Praise Poetry and Bad Memories. Timothy S. Johnson (University of Florida)

4. Ideologies of Masculinity and the Elegiac Hero in Propertius' Elegies. Ellen Greene (University of Oklahoma-Norman)

5. Getting One's Affairs into Shape: Propertius 3.22 and the Elegiac Lover's Recovery. Barbara P. Weinlich (Vanderbilt University)

6. Gazing Games: The Dynamics of Vision in Propertius 4.5. Staci Raucci (University of Chicago)


10 am - 12 pm Second Session (Grand Ballroom III)

Section B

Religion and Magic

Roger T. Macfarlane (Brigham Young University), presiding

1. Samothracia ferrea: Magnetism, Mysteries, and Iron Rings. Sandra Blakely (Emory University)

2. Krotala and Young Girls. Ann-Marie Knoblach (Virginia Tech)

3. Varro, Model Scholar of the Antiquitates. Joseph McAlhany (University of New Mexico)

4. A Trilogy of Mid-April Festivals: Tradition and Change in the Fordicidia, the Cerealia, and the Parilia. Ryan McCarthy (University of Arizona)

5. The Myth of the Criminal Magician: Reconsidering the Context of Invisibility Spells. Richard Phillips (Illinois Wesleyan University)

6. The Witch in Classical Literature. Barbette Spaeth (College of William and Mary)


10 am - 12 pm Second Session (Grand Ballroom IV)

Section C

Greek Epigraphy

David Tandy (University of Tennessee, Knoxville), presiding

1. Chrestos/Chreste on Fourth Century Attic Tombstones. Ariel Loftus (Wichita State University)

2. Who Were the Eteokarpathioi? T. Keith Dix (University of Georgia) and Carl A. Anderson (Michigan State University)

3. The Purpose of Written Laws in Greece: The Example of Gortyn. Michael Gagarin (University of Texas Austin)

4. For Services Rendered: the Meaning of chreia in Inscriptions and Literature. William C. West (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

5. IG VII 1831: Praxiteles Anthropopoios. Aileen Ajootian (University of Mississippi)


10 am - 12 pm Second Session (Abraham Lincoln)

Section D

Greek Tragedy

James A. Francis (University of Kentucky), presiding

1. Re-reading Clytemnestra's Defense: Aeschylus' Agamemnon 1372ff.. Tricia Wilson-Okamura (University of Chicago)

2. Dionysus as Demagogue in the Bacchae's Demagogia/Hetaireia Conflict. Robert Holschuh Simmons (University of Iowa)

3. Look Upon It Closely and Learn More Clearly: Consolation and the Talking Cure in Tragedy. Sophie Mills (University of North Carolina at Asheville)

4. The Dancer and the Dance: The Poetics of the Transitive khoreuô in Euripides' Herakles. Mary Ebbott (College of the Holy Cross)

5. Euripides' Orestes and the Allegory of Hope. Gary Mathews (North Carolina School of the Arts)

6. An Educational Allegory at Medea 293-305. John Carlevale (Berea College)


10 am - 12 pm Second Session (Breckinridge)

Section E

Panel: Workshop for CAMWS Vice-Presidents

Hans-Friedrich Mueller (University of Florida), organizer

A session for anyone involved with classics at the grassroots level! Presentations and discussions will center on state organizations, member and teacher recruitment, promotion and defence of the discipline and any thing else of interest to the participants. A more detailed program will be sent to VPs.


12:00 - 1:00 pm Vergilian Society of America Luncheon (Grand Ballroom I)
J. Rufus Fears (University of Oklahoma), presiding

12:00 - 1:00 pm Luncheon Meeting of the CAMWS Regional Vice-Presidents (Kincaid)


1 - 3 pm Third Session (Grand Ballroom II)

Session A

Panel: Approaches to Homeric Poetry I

Robert J. Rabel (University of Kentucky), organizer

1. Demodokos' Iliad and Homer's. Donna F. Wilson (Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center)

2. Looking Forward in Iliad 23. Jenny Strauss Clay (University of Virginia)

3. Homer in Calah. Erwin Cook (University of Texas)

4. Homeric Imagery and the Human Emotions of Odysseus and Penelope. James Morrison (Centre College)

5. Odyssean Arrival Scenes and Ethnography. Ruth Scodel (University of Michigan)

6. Homer on Memory and the Experience of Remembering: Nestor and Eurykleia. Elizabeth Minchin (The Australian National University)


1 - 3 pm Third Session (Grand Ballroom III)

Session B

Roman History I

Herbert W. Benario (Emory University), presiding

1. Marius and Jugurtha in the Bellum Iugurthinum. P. Andrew Montgomery (University of Iowa)

2. Obvious Virtues? Augustus' Golden Shield and Sallust's Presentation of Caesar and Cato.Grace Starry West (University of Dallas)

3. The Inflexible Elite of Plutarch's Pyrrhus-Marius. Bradley Buszard (Michigan State University)

4. Civilis/Incultus: Defining Barbarianism in Roman North Africa. Kevin Discus (University of Arizona)

5. The Lucky Cato Revisited. John R. Porter (University of Saskatchewan)

6. The Misfortune of Roman Rule: Pausanias 8.27.1. William Hutton (College of William and Mary)


1 - 3 pm Third Session (Grand Ballroom IV)

Session C

Classical Tradition in Stage and Film

Karelisa Hartigan (University of Florida), presiding

1. Homer Meets the Coen Brothers: Classical Allusion and Pop Culture in O Brother Where Art Thou? Margaret M. Toscano (University of Utah)

2. The Croaking Chorus of the Frogs of ... Stephen Sondheim. John P. Given III (East Carolina University)

3. Phaedre Chinoise: Ju Dou and Greek Tragedy. William K. Freiert and Patricia N. Freiert (Gustavus Adolphus College)

4. Parce Precor, Venus! `Classic' Misogyny in Stoppard's the Invention of Love. Nancy Sultan (Illinois Wesleyan University)

5. The Orpheus and Eurydice Theme in Marcel Camus' Orfeu Negro and Baz Luhrmann's Moulin Rouge. Monica Cyrino (University of New Mexico)

6. Landscape of the Character: Architectural Metaphor in Julie Taymor's Titus. Emma Scioli (University of California Los Angeles)


1 - 3 pm Third Session (Abraham Lincoln)

Session D


Christopher Nappa (University of Minnesota), presiding

1. New in Town: Urbanity and Provincialism in Catullus 21 and 39. Randall L.B. McNeill (Lawrence University)

2. Dead Brothers and New Loves: Death and Life in Carmina 65 & 66. Christina Franzen (University of Washington)

3. Appearance vs. Reality in Catullus. Susan O. Shapiro (Utah State University)

4. How to Dress (for) an Epyllion: The Fabrics of Catullus 64. Robert John Sklenar (Tulane University)

5. Why Can't We Be Friends? Love after Lesbia. Julia T. Dyson (University of Texas Arlington)


1 - 3 pm Third Session (Breckinridge)

Session E

Ancient Philosophy

James Butler (Berea College), presiding

1. Knowledge, Riddles and Initiation - Another Look at Empedocles. Carrie Galsworthy (University of Cincinnati)

2. Greek Pederastic Relationship: An Egalitarian Perspective. Joseph Roisman (Colby College)

3. Objective Science and Subjective Ethics in the Epicurean Path to Happiness. Gwendolyn M. Gruber (University of Iowa)

4. Turning Soldiers into Stoics: Zeno's Role in Athenian Education. Eric Casey (Sweet Briar College)

5. Slavery and Freedom as Stoic Indifferents. Will Deming (University of Portland)


3:15 - 5:15 pm Fourth Session (Grand Ballroom II)

Session A

Meyer Reinhold

Theodore A. Tarkow (University of Missouri-Columbia), presiding

1. Meyer Reinhold and Roman Civilization: the Impact of Sourcebooks sans pareils. Richard Talbert (University of North Carolina)

2. Meyer Reinhold and Scholarship on the Classics in Early America. Carl Richard (University of Louisiana at Lafayette)

3. Chicken Soup, the New York Times, the Visiting Nurses Association, and Ellis Library: Meyer Reinhold as Teacher and Colleague. Theodore A. Tarkow (University of Missouri-Columbia)

4. From Classica Americana to Classica Africana. Michele Valerie Ronnick (Wayne State University)

5. McCarthyism and the Classics Profession. Ward Briggs (University of South Carolina)

6. The Summation of a Career. Susan Ford Wiltshire (Vanderbilt University)

7. The Life and Times of Meyer Reinhold. Helen Reinhold Barrett (Tennessee State University)


3:15 - 5:15 pm Fourth Session (Grand Ballroom III)

Session B

Greek History

John Marincola (New York University), presiding

1. Draco's Motives. David D. Phillips (University of California Los Angeles)

2. Eclipses of the Sun and the Moon in Thucydides' History. Stewart G. Flory (Gustavus Adolphus College)

3. Cimon and the Long Walls of Athens. David Conwell (Baylor School)

4. The Death of Philip II: Perception and Context. Elizabeth Carney (Clemson University)

5. Athenian Hothouse Atmosphere and the Struggle with Philip II. Werner Riess (University of Heidelberg and Emory University)

6. Between Neighbors: Help and Treachery in Rural Attica c. 366 B.C.. Rachel Hall Sternberg (The College of Wooster)


3:15 - 5:15 pm Fourth Session (Grand Ballroom IV)

Session C


Louise Pratt (Emory University), presiding

1. Bring Me Fire and Sulphur: The Warrior's Purification in the Odyssey. Bella Vivante (University of Arizona)

2. Melanthius and Argus. Michael Shaw (University of Kansas)

3. O Dinner, Where Art Thou? (Odyssey 7.208-225). Joseph J. Hughes (Southwest Missouri State University)

4. The Ciconians, Revisited (Hom. Od. 9.39-66). Rick M. Newton (Kent State University)

5. Night and Day among the Laistrygones: Flocks around the Clock. Amy E. K. Vail (Baylor University)

6. Little Ajax, Odysseus, and Divine "Wraths". Victor Castellani (University of Denver)


3:15 - 5:15 pm Fourth Session (Abraham Lincoln)

Session D

Ovid and His Influence

Garth Tissol (Vassar College and Emory University), presiding

1. Vati parete perito: Triangulating the Roles of the Narrator in Ovid's Ars Amatoria. Matthew Semanoff (Carleton College)

2. Prosopopoeia and the Recognition of Paris: Ovid, Heroides 16. Elizabeth Forbis Mazurek (University of Notre Dame)

3. Which Letter? The Case of Penelope and Ovid's Heroides. Megan O. Drinkwater (Duke University)

4. A Lover or a Warrior? Achilles in Ovid's Briseis Letter - Heroides III. Alena Allen (University of New Mexico)

5. The Apple of Discourse: Rhetoric and Epistolary Exchange in Heroides 20-21. Erika J. Nesholm (University of Washington)

6. What's in a Name? Ovid, Martial, and Hermione. Peter Anderson (Ohio University)


3:15 - 5:15 pm Fourth Session (Breckinridge)

Session E


Kenneth J. Reckford (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), presiding

1. Contemporary Allusions in Plautus' Casina 523-4. Brian Walters (University of Kansas)

2. At Play with Writing: Of Signs and Text in Plautus. Thomas E. Jenkins (Trinity University)

3. An Ideal Wife: The Character of Cleostrata in Plautus' Casina. David Urban (University of Kansas)

4. Keeping Up Appearances: The Reversal of Comic Cliches in Plautus' Aulularia. Courtney Giddings (Indiana University, Bloomington)

5. Changing Roles in Plautus' Pseudolus. Shawn O'Bryhim (DePauw University)

6. Castrate the He-Goat! Overpowering the Pater Familias in Plautus' Mercator. Antony Augoustakis (Baylor University)


5:15-5:30 pm Meeting of the CAMWS Southern Section (Grand Ballroom III)

Julia T. Dyson (President), presiding

5:45 pm. A concert of sacred music on the organ,
presented by CAMWS' own Robert Ulery,
immediate past president of the CAMWS Southern Section,
at Christ Church Cathedral 166 Market Street (four blocks from the hotel).

6:00 - 7:00 pm Consulares' Reception for New Members of CAMWS (Spirits)

Niall W. Slater (President), host


8:00- 10:00 pm Dulcia Latina (Location TBA)
Sponsored By SALVI (North American Institute for Living Latin Studies)

6:00 - 8:00 pm Vice Presidents' Dinner Meeting Grand Ballroom I

Cathy P. Daugherty (First Vice President), chair

Business Meeting and Awards Ceremony for all
State, Provincial and Regional Vice Presidents,
and Members of the Committee for the Promotion of Latin
and the Membership Committee


8:00 - 10:00 pm Fifth Session (Grand Ballroom IV)

Section A

Graduate Student Forum: The Job Search

David F. Bright (Emory University), presiding


8:00 - 10:00 pm Fifth Session (Abraham Lincoln)

Section B

Getting Off the Plateau, Or Life After Tenure

Michele Valerie Ronnick (Wayne State University) and

Ellen Greene (University of Oklahoma-Norman), presiding

8:00 - 10:00 pm Fifth Session (Daniel Boone)

Section C

Dulcia Latina: An Evening of Latin Conversation and Dessert

Nancy Llewellyn (President, SALVI), presiding

Friday April 4, 2003

8:00 - 12:00 Registration and Book Display Daniel Boone

8:15 - 9:45 am Sixth Session (Grand Ballroom II)

Section A

Roman Satire

Charles Babcock (Ohio State University), presiding

1. Pushing Around Pastoral: Poetry and Status at the Fall of the Republic. Tara S. Welch (University of Kansas)

2. Fons Caballinus: Persius' Prologue and its Hipponactean Ethos. Peter Nani (University of Iowa)

3. An Infectious Personality: Food, Growth, and Disease in Persius 3. Kathleen M. Crotty (University of Washington)

4. Epic Dining and Epic Parody in Greek Literature and Early Roman Satire. Roscoe Davis (College of Charleston)

5. Reading the Libellus: Children and Grown-ups in Persius's Satires. Kenneth J. Reckford (University of North Carolina)


8:15 - 9:45 am Sixth Session (Grand Ballroom III)

Section B


Randy Richardson (Asbury College ), presiding

1. The Loss of Abandonment in Sophocles' Electra. Denise Eileen McCoskey (Miami University)

2. Hands of Violence and Compassion in Sophocles' Ajax. John E. Thorburn (Baylor University)

3. The Problem of Athena in Sophocles' Ajax. Rebecca Futo Kennedy (Ohio State University)

4. Envisioning Compassion: Pity in Sophocles' Trachiniae . Doug Clapp (Samford University)

5. Are Antigone and Ismene of Sophocles' Antigone Twins? William Blake Tyrrell (Michigan State University) and Larry J. Bennett (Lansing, Michigan)


8:15 - 9:45 am Sixth Session (Grand Ballroom IV)

Section C

Numismatics and Roman History

George W. M. Harrison (Xavier University), presiding

1. Roman Coin Types as a Historical Source: The Evidence of Roman Authors. J. Rufus Fears (University of Oklahoma)

2. The Cistophors of Mark Antony: Evidence for an Association Between the Triumvir, Dionysus, and Ventidius' Victories over the Parthians. Laura A. De Lozier (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

3. The Numismatic Portraiture of Augustus and Agrippa. Eddie Lowry (Ripon College) and Andrew Rich (Ripon College)

4. Honor Thy Father: The Perusine Sacrifice and Octavian's Public Image. Jack C. Wells (Ohio State University)


8:15 - 9:45 am Sixth Session (Abraham Lincoln)

Section D

Freedom in Seneca and Freedom in Understanding Seneca

Terence Tunberg (University of Kentucky), organizer

1. Overview of the Institute for Latin Studies, and Teaching Latin Texts in Latin. Terence Tunberg (University of Kentucky)

2. Latin dialogues composed and performed by graduate students based on a close reading of several of Seneca's letters. The dialogues elucidate various voices and points of view implicit in these letters. University of Kentucky students participating are Christopher Brown, Eduardo Engelsing, Joseph Tipton, Robert Waggoner.

3. Didactic Goals and Methods in the Institute for Latin Studies. Milena Minkova (University of Kentucky)


8:15 - 9:45 am Sixth Session (Breckinridge)

Section E

Language and Linguistics

Timothy F. Winters (Austin Peay State University), presiding

1. What is the Latin Word for Greek and Why? James H. Dee (University of Illinois)

2. The Discontinuous Noun-phrase in Catullus and Ovid as Discourse Marker and as Literary Signature. Donka D. Markus (University of Michigan)

3. Aspects of Latin Word Order. John Traupman (St Joseph's University)

4. Lingua Utilis Urbi: Some Challenges Translating into Latin Today. Ian McDonald (University of Toronto at Scarborough)

5. The Milk of Birds: A Proverbial Expression, Ancient and Modern. Martha Payne (Ball State University)


10 am - 12 pm Seventh Session (Grand Ballroom II)

Section A

Panel: Geography and Identity in Rome, Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages

Frank Romer (University of Arizona), presiding

1. Geography, Ethnic Identity and Virtue in Tacitus' Germania and Agricola. Cristina Calhoon (University of Oregon)

2. "Go to Byzantium and you will see a second Jerusalem, Constantinople": Late Antique Geography, Monastic Identity, and the Transformation of Rome with Saint Daniel the Stylite as Guide. Miriam Raub Vivian (California State University Bakersfield)

3. Roman Geography, Frankish Identity, and Imperial Ideology in Carolingian Europe. Natalia Lozovsky (Indiana University)

4. Discussant. Michael Maas (Rice University)

4. Discussant. Richard Talbert (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)


10 am - 12 pm Seventh Session (Grand Ballroom III)

Section B

Vergil I

Christine Perkell (Emory University), presiding

1. Cyclops Absens: Polyphemus in the Eclogues. David Kutzko (Western Michigan University)

2. Ritual and Culpability in Vergil's Noric Plague. Christopher Nappa (University of Minnesota)

3. Aeneas and Creusa in Aeneid 2. Luca Grillo (University of Minnesota)

4. Poeta dolosus? The Credibility of the Narrator of Sinon's Speech (Aeneid 2.77-194). Eric Kyllo (Baylor University)

5. Templum desertae Cereris: Mothers and Children in Aeneid 2-3. Stephen C. Smith (University of Minnesota)

6. Diomedes in the Aeneid. Christopher Gerard Brown (University of Kentucky)


10 am - 12 pm Seventh Session (Grand Ballroom IV)

Section C

Roman Art and Archaeology

Linda Collins Reilly (College of William and Mary), presiding

1. The Origins of Imperial Hunting Imagery: Domitian and the Redefinition of Virtus. Steven L. Tuck (Miami University)

2. Visualization of Text: A Four-Dimensional Reconstruction of the Comitium at Rome. Christopher Johanson (University of California- Los Angeles)

3. Talking Hands: Gesture and the Orator in Sculpted Panels of the High Roman Empire. Lea Cline (University of Texas Austin)

4. Death and Burial in Ancient Rome: Epitaphs from the Speed Art Museum. Linda Maria Gigante (University of Louisville)

5. Staying on Course: Directionality on Roman Seaways. Harry R. Neilson, III (Florida State University)


10 am - 12 pm Seventh Session (Abraham Lincoln)

Section D

Cicero and Seneca

Christopher P. Craig (University of Tennessee), presiding

1. The Silence of Atticus and the Construction of Epistolary Character. Amanda Wilcox (University of Minnesota)

2. The Currency of Love: Symbolic Capital in Cicero's Ad Atticum 5.21. Bradley Potter (The Ohio State University)

3. Cicero on Cato the Younger as a Stoic Orator. Rex Stem (Louisiana State University)

4. The Temple of Jupiter in Cicero's Somnium Scipionis. John A. Stevens (East Carolina University)

5. An Erotic Epigram of Cicero? David Kubiak (Wabash College)

6. Quod Hoc Genus Consolandi: The Form and Function of Seneca's Consolatio Ad Helviam. Yurie Hong (University of Washington)


10 am - 12 pm Seventh Session (Breckinridge)

Section E

Greek Lyric

Jenny Strauss Clay (University of Virginia), presiding

1. Alcman's Maidens in Sacred Time. Lee E. Patterson (University of Missouri-Columbia)

2. Anacreon's Symposium as an Inversion of the Aristocratic Model. Ippokratis Kantzios (University of South Florida)

3. Re-Dating Pindar's Eleventh Pythian Ode to 454 BC. William Tortorelli (Brown University)

4. Pindar's Oral Poetics. James Bradley Wells (Indiana University)

5. Gentle Speech vs. Angry Looks: Pindar and Bakkhylides Create Confrontation. Christina Clark (Creighton University)

6. How to Face the Fickleness of Fate: Heracles, Meleager and Hieron in Bacchylides' 5th Ode. Helen Kaufmann (University of Fribourg and University of Wisconsin)


12:00 - 1:00 pm ACM/ACS/GLCA Classicists Luncheon Grand Ballroom I

Thomas J. Sienkewicz (Monmouth College), presiding


All Friday Afternoon Sessions Will Take Place at the UK Student Center on the Campus of the University of Kentucky

Busses will leave the Hotel between 11:30 am and 1:30 pm
from the Broadway entrance


1:15 - 3:15 pm Eighth Session (UKSC 245)

Section A

Panel: Approaches to Homeric Poetry II

Robert J. Rabel (University of Kentucky), organizer

1. The Death of Achilles by Rhapsodic Sequencing. Jonathan Burgess (University of Toronto)

2. Old Men and Chirping Cicadas in the Teichoskopia. Hanna Roisman (Colby College)

3. Cyclic Design and Thematic Resonance in Iliad Books 3 and 6. Bruce Heiden (The Ohio State University)

4. A Typology of Divine Conflict in the Iliad. Bruce Louden (University of Texas El Paso)

5. Listening as a Creative Act in the Odyssey. Robert J. Rabel (University of Kentucky)

6. Telemakhos' One Sneeze and Penelope's Two Laughs. Donald Lateiner (Ohio Wesleyan University)


1:15 - 3:15 pm Eighth Session (UKSC 230)

Section B

Roman History II

W. Jeffrey Tatum (Florida State University), presiding

1. Legal and Religious Deterrents to Nocturnal Conspiracy in Ancient Rome. Hans-Friedrich Mueller (University of Florida)

2. Child Marriage in the Early Roman Empire. Lauren Caldwell (University of Michigan)

3. Theory versus Practice: Plutarch, Dio Chrysostom, and Local Politics in the Early Roman Empire. Christopher J. Fuhrmann (University of North Carolina Chapel Hill)

4. Beyond the Pillars of Herakles: Graeco-Roman Explorations of Coastal West Africa. Duane W. Roller (The Ohio State University)

5. Imperial Bodies: The Role of Maternal Metaphor in Antonine and Severan Succession. Julie Langford-Johnson (Indiana University)

6. Property Rights and Land Tenure in the Roman Agrarian Economy. Dennis Kehoe (Tulane University)


1:15 - 3:15 pm Eighth Session (UKSC Worsham Theater [First Floor Addition])

Section C

Greek Art and Archaeology

Jane Francis (Concordia University), presiding

1. The Cheeks of Athena and the Punishment of Marsyas. Robert Cohon (Nelson-Atkins Museum and the University of Missouri-Kansas City)

2. The Bronze Piraeus Apollo Revisited; Archaic or Archaizing. Matthew Baumann (University of Arizona)

3. The Role of Nestor on the East Frieze of the Siphnian Treasury. Monessa F. Cummins (Grinnell College)

4. The Tomb Paintings of Kizibel: Man or Myth. Sara K. Chumbley (Florida State University)

5. Excavations at Azoria, Eastern Crete. Margaret S. Mook (Iowa State University), Donald C. Haggis (University of North Carolina Chapel Hill) and Lynn Snyder (The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History)


1:15 - 3:15 pm Eighth Session (UKSC 206)

Section D

Language Paedagogy

Cathy Scaife (Lexington Catholic High School), presiding

1. Sentence, Paragraph, Page, and Book. Moving From Textbooks to Texts. Timothy F. Winters (Austin Peay State University)

2. Collaborative Classics: Technology and the Small Liberal Arts College. Rebecca Frost Davis (Associated Colleges of the South)

3. The Legamus Transitional Reader Series. Thomas J. Sienkewicz (Monmouth College) and Kenneth Kitchell (University of Massachussetts, Amherst)

4. Adeste, hendecasyllabi: Ancient Teaching and Modern Reading of Hendecasyllabic Verses. Andrew S. Becker (Virginia Tech)

5. Dr. Seuss's Review of Latin Grammar. LeaAnn A. Osburn (Barrington High School)


1:15 - 3:15 pm Eighth Session (UKSC 211)

Section E


Bella Vivante (University of Arizona), presiding

1. Whom Does Plato's Euthyphro Represent? W. Joseph Cummins (Grinnell College)

2. Bendis, Oreones, and Atheniaon Politeia - Plato's Social Commentary. Christopher Planeaux (Indiana University)

3. Xenophon at the Crossroads: Narrative Silence in the Symposium. Stephen Pigman (University of California Los Angeles)

4. On Plato's Quarrel with Tragic Pity. James F. Johnson (Austin College)

5. Aristophanes' Hiccups. John D. Moore (New College of Florida)

6. Plato and Augustine on Spatial Metaphors for Memory. Zina Giannopoulou (University of Redlands)


3:30 - 5:00 pm Ninth Session (UKSC Worsham Theater ([First Floor Addition])

Section A

Presidential Session

Learning about War and Veterans from the Homeric Epics

Leon Golden (Florida State University), presiding

Achilles, Odysseus, Agamemnon: Homer on Military Leadership

Jonathan Shay (Department of Veterans Affairs, Boston)


3:30 - 5:00 pm Ninth Session (Whitehall Classroom Building, Room 334 [Foreign Language Multimedia Center])

Section B

Special Workshop Session

Visit Ancient Rome Using the VRoma MOO: A Hands-On Workshop

John Gruber-Miller (Cornell College), organizer

1:00 - 5:00 pm Death and Burial in Ancient Rome:
Epitaphs from the Speed Art Museum

a selection of ten funerary inscriptions
from Louisville's Speed Art Museum
will be on display at the University of Kentucky Art Museum
while we are on the Lexington campus.

5:15 - 6:15 pm Reception
Hilary J. Boone Center

Sponsored by

the Office of the Vice-President for Research
at the University of Kentucky


6:00 - 6:30 pm Busses Leave Campus for the Hotel from the Hilary J. Boone Center


Annual Subscription Banquet

Grand Ballroom

Radisson Lexington

7:30 - 9:30 pm

Cash Bar Available at 7:00 pm

Mixed Greens House Salad
Dijon Crusted Roasted Strip Loin of Beef
Bordelaise Sauce
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Fresh Baked Rolls and Butter
Dessert Du Jour

Wine may be purchased for your table.

Vegetarian alternatives must be requested at registration.


Presiding: Geoffrey Bakewell (Creighton University)

Welcome: Lee J. Todd, President University of Kentucky

Response: Cathy P. Daugherty (Hanover County Schools) First Vice President

Ovationes: James M. May (St. Olaf College) Orator

Address: Niall W. Slater (Emory University) President

Ovid's Liberal Arts

Saturday April 5, 2003

8:00 - 3:00 Registration and Book Display (Daniel Boone)

8:15 - 9:30 am Annual Business Meeting (Grand Ballroom II)
Niall W. Slater (Emory University), presiding


10 am - 12 pm Tenth Session (Grand Ballroom II)

Section A

Committee for the Promotion of Latin

Thomas J. Sienkewicz (Monmouth College), organizer

Presentation by the 2003 Winner of the
Kraft Award for Excellence in Secondary School Teaching

Panel: Teaching Elementary Latin in Colleges and Universities

1. Back to Front Latin Using Wheelock. Dale Grote (University of North Carolina-Charlotte)

2. Inductive Texts and the Latin Major. Cynthia White (University of Arizona)

3. Ecce Romani and the College Classroom. Mary C. English (Montclair State University)

4. Developing Listening and Speaking Skills: Practical Ways to Implement the Standards with the Oxford Latin Course. John Gruber-Miller (Cornell College)


10 am - 12 pm Tenth Session (Grand Ballroom III)

Section B


Bruce Heiden (Ohio State University), presiding

1. From Ox-Eyed to White-Armed: The Taming of Hera in the Iliad. Bridget Thomas (Truman State University)

2. Resounding Sea and Babbling Stream: Water Imagery in the Iliad. Jonathan Fenno (University of Mississippi)

3. For the Sake of One Single Girl: Briseis' Title in Iliad 9. Molly Herbert (University of Washington)

4. Menelaos and Achilles in Iliad 17. Anna Stelow (University of Minnesota)

5. Sibling Configurations in Homer: Affinity and Conflict. Susan Ford Wiltshire (Vanderbilt University)

6. Which Law, Ancient or International? Kathy L. Gaca (Vanderbilt University)

10 am - 12 pm Tenth Session (Grand Ballroom IV)

Section C


T. Keith Dix (University of Georgia), presiding

1. Gender and Transformation: Tiresias in Ovid, Met. 3. 316-338. Caroline A. Perkins (Marshall University)

2. Ovid's Cipus (Met. XV 553-621) and the Intersection of Etrusco-Roman and Hellenistic Kingship. Alexis M. Christensen (Florida State University)

3. Rapists in Ovid: The Penis Mightier than the Sword. Janice Siegel (Illinois State University)

4. Divinity Means Never Having to Say You're Sorry: Apollo's Remorse in the Metamorphoses. Laurel Fulkerson (Florida State University)

5. In Memory of Tibullus: A Double Allusion in Ovid's Tristia 3.3. Samuel J. Huskey (University of Oklahoma)

6. `Naught May Endure but Mutability': Ovid's Tristia 1.11. Garrett A. Jacobsen (Denison University)


10 am - 12 pm Tenth Session (Abraham Lincoln)

Section D

Greek Historiography

Stewart G. Flory (Gustavus Adolphus College), presiding

1. Indirect Statement and Reliability of Herodotus. Yelena Baraz (University of California, Berkeley)

2. Herodotean Causation and the Herodotean Solon. Charles C. Chiasson (University of Texas-Arlington)

3. Strategy and Espionage in the Thracian Excursus of Thucydides. Isabelle A. Pafford (University of California, Berkeley)

4. Thucydides and Hobbes on Just War and Realism. Edmund P. Cueva (Xavier University)

5. Thucydides as Prophet: Interpreting the Oracle of the Plague. Amy R. Insalaco (Brigham Young University)

6. The "Spartan Savior" in Thucydides and Polybius. Michael D. Dixon (University of Southern Indiana)


10 am - 12 pm Tenth Session (Breckinridge)

Section E

Imperial Prose

Liane Houghtalin (Mary Washington College), presiding

1. Adfinitas, Frugalitas, Liberalitas: Pliny's Self-Portrait in Epistula 2.4. Jacquelon Carlon (Tufts University)

2. Ammianus Marcellinus and the Ancient Novel. David Rohrbacher (New College of Florida)

3. The Cult of Isis and the Suffering Heroine in the Roman Novel and in Imperial Culture. Melissa Barden Dowling (Southern Methodist University)

4. Life Imitates Art: Developments in the Visual Dimensions of Verbal Representations in the Later Empire. James A Francis (University of Kentucky)

5. Heliodorus' Calasiris as Exiled Sophist. Jean Alvares (Montclair State University)

6. The Prostitute as Emperor/The Emperor as Prostitute: Elagabalus in Philostratus, Love-Letter 19. Michael Meckler (The Ohio State University)


12:00 - 1:00 pm Kentucky Classical Association Luncheon Grand Ballroom I

Kelly Kusch (Covington Latin School), presiding


12:00 - 1:30 pm Consulares Luncheon (Kincaid)

Jenny Strauss Clay (University of Virginia), presiding

Presidents: Francis L. Newton (Duke), Roger A. Hornsby (Iowa), Arthur F. Stocker (Virginia), Herbert W. Benario (Emory), Alexander G. McKay (McMaster), Kenneth J. Reckford (North Carolina), Charles L. Babcock (Ohio State), Harry C. Rutledge (Tennessee), G. Karl Galinsky (Texas), Mark P. O. Morford (Ohio State), Anna Lydia Motto (South Florida), Susan Ford Wiltshire (Vanderbilt), Eleanor G. Huzar (Michigan State), Gareth L. Schmeling (Florida), Theodore A. Tarkow (Missouri), Ernst A. Fredricksmeyer (Colorado), Ward W. Briggs (South Carolina), David F. Bright (Iowa State), Michael Gagarin (Texas), Kenneth F. Kitchell (Louisiana State), Joy King (Colorado), Karelisa Hartigan (Florida), Kathryn A. Thomas (Creighton), William H. Race (Vanderbilt), Helena Dettmer (Iowa), John F. Hall (Brigham Young), James M. May (St. Olaf), John F. Miller (Virginia), Christopher P. Craig (Tennessee), James S. Ruebel (Ball State), Niall W. Slater (Emory)

Secretary-Treasurers: Galen O. Rowe (Iowa), W. W. de Grummond (Florida State), Gareth Schmeling (Florida), John F. Hall (Brigham Young), Gregory N. Daugherty (Randolph-Macon)


1 - 3 pm Eleventh Session (Grand Ballroom II)

Session A

Vice President's Panel:

Teaching Elementary Latin in Middle School and High School

Cathy P. Daugherty (Hanover County VA Public Schools), organizer

1. Grammar & CLC: Keeping it in Context. Ginny Lindzey (Porter Middle School)

2. What Latin Text and Why. Charles C. Cave (Chattanooga Notre Dame)

3. The Best of Both Worlds: Using Marketing Principles to Teach Latin Grammar. Bettie Green (Covenant Day School)

4. Some Suggestions for Using the Grammar-Translation Method. Randall Nichols (Westminster Schools)


1 - 3 pm Eleventh Session (Grand Ballroom III)

Session B

Roman Military History

Susan D. Martin (University of Tennessee), presiding

1. Greek Warrior, Roman State: Patroclus, the Manlii Torquati, and the Development of Roman Military Discipline. Rosemary Moore (St. Olaf College)

2. Kalkriese after 15 years. Herbert W. Benario (Emory University)

3. Whipping the Army into Shape: Collective Punishment in the Roman Imperial Army. Lee Brice (University of North Carolina)

4. Cartography and Carthage: the Battle of Zama Meets the Age of Information. Shannon Patrick (University of Iowa)

5. Pursuing Pirates: A Phantom Menace? Jane Francis (Concordia University) and George W. M. Harrison (Xavier University)

6. Publius Sextius Baculus: Caesar's Toughest Centurion and His Role in the Bellum Gallicum. Guy Earle (Robinson High School Tampa)


1 - 3 pm Eleventh Session (Grand Ballroom IV)

Session C

Vergil II

Julia T. Dyson (University of Texas at Arlington), presiding

1. Towards a Vergilian Teratology. David F. Bright (Emory University)

2. Bodies and Spirits in Book Six of the Aeneid. Sarah A. Miller (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

3. Aurea Saecula: (Under)Mining Gold in Virgil's Aeneid. Jason Gajderowicz (Baylor University)

4. The Passions of the Amazon in the Aeneid. Gail C. Polk (Athens Academy)

5. The Silence of Vergil. Robert J. Edgeworth (Louisiana State University)

6. Sallust's Catiline and the End of the Aeneid. John Marincola (New York University)


1 - 3 pm Eleventh Session (Abraham Lincoln)

Session D

Greek Epic

Elizabeth Minchin (Australian National University), presiding

1. The Hesiodic Narrator and the Poem of the Works and Days. Kathryn B. Stoddard (Florida State University)

2. What Hesiod Is to the Ancient Greek Fable: First Speaker, First Narrator, First Messenger. Arti Mehta (Indiana University)

3. Women's Songs and Men's Songs: Gender, Genre, and the Development of Homeric Poetry. Casey Dué (University of Houston)

4. You are like a Child...: Child-similes and Apostrophes in the Iliad. Louise Pratt (Emory University)

5. Egyptian Colchis in the Argonautica. Paul Ojennus (Creighton University)

6. Apollo's Road Map: A Geographical Allusion to Hymns and Homonoia (Argonautica 2.674-5). Mark Thorne (University of Iowa)


1 - 3 pm Eleventh Session (Breckinridge)

Session E

Roman Poetry

Stan Iverson (Concordia College), presiding

1. Poet as Orator: Lucretius' Use of peroratio in De Rerum Natura. Yang Wang (Loyola University in New Orleans)

2. The Languages of Love: Bites, Hand-signals, and Other Notae in Augustan Elegy and Lyric. Elizabeth Sutherland (University of Tennessee)

3. Poetic Rhythm as an Expressive Device in Martial I.96. Wakefield Foster (University of Missouri-Columbia)

4. Martial's Use of Obscenity and Iambe's Ritualized Jests in the Hymn to Demeter. Art L. Spisak (Southwest Missouri State University)

5. Ut balatus ouis sic est rugire leonis: A New Addition to the Anthologia Latina? D. Thomas Benediktson (University of Tulsa)

6. "Remember My Wrong after My Death": The Epistula Didonis ad Aeneam in the Codex Salmasianus. Scott McGill (Rice University)


2:15 pm Trip to Labrot and Graham Distillery and National Historic Landmark

Departure from Broadway entrance of Radisson. Tickets required.


3:15 - 5:15 pm Twelfth Session (Grand Ballroom II)

Session A

Panel: Problems in Learning Latin

Deborah Pennell Ross (University of Michigan)

and Gina Soter (University of Michigan),organizers

1. Portraits of the Struggling Student. Deborah R. Davies (Brooks School)

2. How Can an Intelligent Student Make That Mistake? Patterns Underlying the Problem. Rickie Crown (Baker Demonstration School)

3. How Can We Help? Approaches at the Pre-collegiate Level. Deborah Pennell Ross (University of Michigan)

4. The Maturing Language Learner: Deconstructing Unproductive Habits. Gina Soter (University of Michigan)


3:15 - 5:15 pm Twelfth Session (Grand Ballroom III)

Session B

Livy and Tacitus

Robert Ulery (Wake Forest University), presiding

1. The Libri Sibyllini in Livy: Predictions and Supplicationes. Tadeusz Mazurek (University of Notre Dame)

2. Benificia Romanorum: Cultural Identity in Livy. Michael P. Fronda (Denison University)

3. Acting Out the Tale of the Belly and the Limbs: Coriolanus in Livy's Ab Urbe Condita. T. Davina McClain (Loyola University)

4. "Fight (for) your own!" Inverted Battle Exhortations in Tacitus' Histories. Eleni Manolaraki (Williams College)

5. Si legatos senatui redditis: Tacitus, Annales 1.43.4. Kathryn F. Williams (University of North Carolina, Greensboro)

6. Utilizing the Online Digital Latin Corpora: A Preliminary Analysis of Tacitus' Legal Discourse. John W. Thomas (Iowa State University)


3:15 - 5:15 pm Twelfth Session (Grand Ballroom IV)

Session C

Classical Tradition

Susan Ford Wiltshire (Vanderbilt University), presiding

1. `Amores Turpes' or Sophia? Sappho's Reception and Biographical Tradition in the Late Antique and Byzantine Eras. Angela L. Pitts (Mary Washington College)

2. Constructing Identity: Rediscovering Virgil's Colonial Agenda in Paradise Lost. Generosa Sangco (University of Florida)

3. Althaea and Meleager: An Ovidian Reading of Dosso Dossi's "Melissa" (ca. 1531, Galleria Borghese). Ross S. Kilpatrick (Queen's University)

4. After Abstinence: Classicizing Art in Nazi Germany. John T. Quinn (Hope College)

5. Brian Friel's Translations and the Irish Classical Tradition. Pauline Nugent, CCVI (Southwest Missouri State University)

6. Sons of Heroes vs. Heroic Sons: Coming of Age in Ithaka and Elsinore. Britta Spann (University of Kentucky)

7. Letters of Bellerophon: Theme and Variations. Brent M. Froberg (Baylor University)


3:15 - 5:15 pm Twelfth Session (Abraham Lincoln)

Session D

Greek and Roman Oratory

Geoffry Bakewell (Creighton University), presiding

1. Empire and Democracy in Demosthenes' Speeches Against Philip. Peter W. Rose (Miami University of Ohio)

2. The Isocratean Tradition in Ancient (and Modern) Rhetoric. Terry L. Papillon (Virginia Tech)

3. Fear of Heights: The High Ground in Roman Urban Rhetoric. Linda W. Gillison (University of Montana-Missoula)

4. Delatores and the Growth of Rhetorical Theory: Quintilian's Emphasis. Christopher P. Craig (University of Tennessee)

5. Moralizing Loss: Dio Chrysostom and the Rhetoric of Decline. Mark P. Nugent (University of Washington)

6. The Persian and Peloponnesian Wars in Sopater's Division of Questions. Craig A. Gibson (University of Iowa)


3:15 - 5:15 pm Twelfth Session (Breckinridge)

Session E

Greek Drama and Poetry

Carl A. Anderson (Michigan State University), presiding

1. Landscape and Identity in Attic Drama. Trevor S. Luke (University of Pennsylvania)

2. The Date and Contents of Aristophanes' Second Thesmophoriazusae. S. Douglas Olson (University of Minnesota)

3. The Function of the Purloined Cloaks in Aristophanes' Assemblywomen. Gwendolyn Compton-Engle (John Carroll University)

4. The Subject in Menander's Aspis. Ric Rader (Ohio State University) WITHDRAWN

5. The Poetry of Cleanthes. Albert T. Watanabe (Louisiana State University)

6. Divine Vulnerability: Callimachus' Baths of Pallas. Deborah MacInnes (Louisiana State University)

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