Program for the 100th Annual Meeting


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"The Last Score of Years"

"The CAMWS Ovationes"

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Wednesday, April 14 2004

5:00-8:00 pm
Registration (St. Louis East)
Book Exhibit (Lewis and Clark)
Centennial Display (Laclede)

6:00-10:00 pm Meeting of the Executive Committee (Chouteau)

8:00-10:00 pm Consulares Reception for all CAMWS Members

Local Committee

Philip Barnes (John Burroughs School)
Donna Brookman (Parkway South High School)
Earl Dille (St. Louius, MO)
Jayne Hanlin (Spoede School, Emerita)
Rev. Christopher Hanson (St. Louis Priory School)
David M. Johnson (Southern Illinois University, Carbondale)
David Johnson (Thomas Jefferson SSchool)
Robert Lamberton (Washington University)
Katherine Laufersweiler (Webster Groves High School)
Holly Lorencz (John Burroughs School)
James V. Lowe (John Burroughs School), Chair
Margaret B. Philips
(University of Missouri, St. Louis)
Nancy Ruff (Southern Illinois University, Carbondale)
Avery Springer (John Burroughs School)
Carl Springer (Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville)
Cyrus St. Clair (Clayton High School)
Sarantis Symeonoglou (Washington University)

BOOK DISPLAY: An exhibit of books and other instructional materials will be in the Capitol Ballroom D. 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 when open.

Thursday, April 15 2004

8:00 a.m.-5:00 pm
Registration (St. Louis East)
Book Display (Lewis and Clark)
Centennial Exhibit (Laclede)

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

Session One: 8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Section A: Epicureans and Stoics (Jefferson Suites A)

Catherine Castner (University of South Carolina), presiding

1.  Snake Imagery in Lucretius. Jarrod Lux (University of Florida)

2.  Laughter and Tears in Lucretius. Christina Clark (Creighton University)

3.  Lucretius and the Road Less Traveled. Gwendolyn Gruber (University of Iowa)

4.  Ratio et iustitia: The Basis for Cicero's Rejection of Epicureanism in de Finibus 2 and 3. David C. Noe (Patrick Henry College)

5.  Common Tendencies and Common Conceptions in Stoic Psychology. Henry Dyson (University of Missouri, Columbia)


Section B: Silver Latin (Jefferson Suites B)

Janice M. Benario (Georgia State University), presiding

1.  Alexander the Great and Lucan's Epic Heroes. Thomas A. Soule (Boston University)

2.  Lucan's Medusa: The Power of a Severed Head. Mark A. Thorne (University of Iowa)

3.  Geography and Identity in Lucan's De Bello Civili. Gregory W. Q. Hodges (Trinity College School)

4.  Martial 2.90: An Intro to the Good Life. Art L. Spisak (Southwest Missouri State University)

5.  Endelechius' De Mortibus Boum and the Birth of Christian Bucolic. Scott McGill (Rice University)


Section C: Ovid's Heroides (Jefferson Suites C)

Laurel Faulkerson (Florida State University), presiding

1.  Writing and Death: Dido's Epitaph in Heroides 7. David Urban (University of Pennsylvania)

2.  A House of Cards: The Construction of Briseis in Heroides 3. Courtney Giddings (Indiana University, Bloomington)

3.  Like a Virgin: Phaedra in Ovid's Heroides IV. Alena Allen (University of New Mexico)

4.  Epistolary Physics: Hero, Leander and Technologies of Communication in Heroides 18-19. Erika Nesholm (University of Washington)


Section D: At The Margins (Jefferson Suites D)

Marilyn Skinner (University of Arizona), presiding

1.  Pytheas: The Scholar-Explorer of Greek Antiquity. Duane W. Roller (Ohio State University)

2.  Veni, vidi, mulsi: The Plight of the Cats of Rome. Holly A. Lorencz (John Burroughs School)

3.  Dying to Dishonor: Human Sacrifice as Civil Disobedience Under the Reign of Claudius. Lisa Stephanie Baxter (University of Arizona)

4.  Kinaidoi/Cinaedi, Katapygones, Sellarii, Spintriae, Pathici, et al. John G. Younger (University of Kansas)

5.  Noli irritare leonem: Latin tituli from the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis. Avery R. Springer (John Burroughs School)


Section E: Odyssey (Jefferson Suites E)

Nancy Felson (University of Georgia), presiding 

1.  Ithacans and Cyclopes: Homer Odyssey 2 and 9. Rick M. Newton (Kent State University)

2.  Bowman, Spearman, and Swordsman Odysseus. Victor Castellani (University of Denver)

3.  Characterization, Human Choice, and Divine Planning in the Odyssey and Other Ancient Literatures. Andrew E. Porter (University of Missouri, Columbia)

4.  Zephyr in Elysium. Anna R. Stelow (University of Minnesota)


Section F:  Lucian (Jefferson Suites F)

Angeliki Tzanetou (Case Western Reserve University), presiding

1.  Irony, Mimesis, and the Ethnographic Narrator in Lucian and Pausanias. William Hutton (College of William and Mary)

2.  A Plastic Paideia: Gender and Representation in Lucian's Imagines. Jennifer L. Benedict (University of Virginia)

3.  Lucian on Autopsy and Rolling One's pithos. Stephen Pigman (University of California,  Los Angeles)

4.  An Attack on Herodotus: Lucian's How to Write History and Herodotean Echoes in True History. Angela E. Holzmeister (University of Kansas)

Session Two: 10-12 AM

Section A: Panel: Studies in Herodotus' Tyrants (Jefferson Suites A)

David Tandy (University of Tennessee, Knoxville), organizer

1.  Gugu, Tusamilki, and the Prisms of Assurbanipal. David W. Tandy (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)

2.  Pigs, Asses, and Swine: The Cultural Politics of Cleisthenes of Sicyon. Sara Forsdyke (University of Michigan)

3.  Peisistratus and Athena: Construing the Meaning of the Phye-Pageant in Herodotus. Brian M. Lavelle (Loyola University, Chicago)

4.  At What Price Freedom? Fear and Loathing at the Court of Gelon (Hdt. 7.153-167). David G. Smith (University of Tennessee)


Section B: Hellenistic Poetry (Jefferson Suites B)

Benjamin Acosta-Hughes (University of Michigan), presiding

1.  A River Runs Through it: Theogony and Dynasty in Callimachus' Collection of Hymns. Mary Depew (University of Iowa)

2.  Delos v. Delphi: Conflict of Inspiration in Callimachus's Iambi. Kendra J. Eshleman (University of Michigan)

3.  Hard-Hearted Women: Statues of Nymphs in Theocritus 1. Elizabeth Richey (Indiana University, Bloomington)

4.  The Lover's Self-delusion in Theocritus' Idylls 10 and 11. Holly M. Sypniewski (Millsaps College)

5.  How to Dispose of a Garland: Tracing a Detail of the Paraklausithron. Michael Tueller (Brigham Young University)

6.  Recreating the Context of Dedication in Literary Epigram. Mark Alonge (Stanford University)


Section C: Love and Friendship (Jefferson Suites C)

Ernst A. Fredricksmeyer (University of Colorado), presiding

1.  The Purpose Behind Empedocles' Cosmogonies. Carrie Galsworthy (University of Cincinnati)

2.  Plato's Symposium and a Metaphysic of Seduction. Kirk A. Shellko (Loyola University Chicago)

3.  Meretricious Fantasy. Ric Rader (Ohio State University)

4.  Nepos' Life of Atticus as an Essay on Friendship. Rex Stem (Louisiana State University)

5.  Catullus' Hymn to Lesbia? A Re-evaluation of c.34. Heather Waddell Gruber (University of Iowa)


Section D: Saints and Sinners (Jefferson Suites D)

Greg Hays (University of Virginia), presiding

1.  Latin to Latin translation? Hrabanus Maurus' In Honorem Sanctae Crucis. David F. Bright (Emory University)

2. kai\ proseuca/menoi ei)=pan: The Usage of ei)=pan versus ei)=pon in Acts. William D. White (Baylor University)

3.  The "Matrification" of Perpetua. Rebecca Resinski (Hendrix College)

4.  Canes Domini: Beasts, Priests, and Preachers in the Northumberland Bestiary. Cynthia White (University of Arizona)

5.  Imitatio scriptorum rerum Romanarum: Livy and Caesar in the Composition of Pietro Bembo's Historiae Venetae (1551). Robert Ulery (Wake Forest University)


Section E: CAMWS Centennial Panel:
Latin Literature in the Twentieth Century (Jefferson Suites D)

Herbert W. Benario (Emory University), organizer

1.  A Century of Ciceronian Study. James M. May (St. Olaf College)

2.  Vergil and CAMWS A Centennial of Scholarship. Susan Ford Wiltshire (Vanderbilt University)

3.  Horace. Kenneth Reckford (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

4.  Tacitus. Herbert W. Benario (Emory University)


Section F: Ancient Comedy (Jefferson Suites F)

George Frederic Franko (Hollins University), presiding

1.  Kratinos and the Development of Political Comedy. Ian C. Storey (Trent University)

2.  Theater at the Periphery: Tyrants, Propaganda and the Genius of Epicharmus. Kathryn Bosher (University of Michigan)

3.  A Fragmentary New Comic Prologue (adesp. com. fr. 1084). S. Douglas Olson (University of Minnesota)

4.  Menander's Perikeiromene and Demetrios Poliorketes. Michael D. Dixon (University of Southern Indiana)

5.  Mulier es, audacter iuras: Plautus, Amphitruo 831-36 and the Adulteress' Deceptive Oath. John R. Porter (University of Saskatchewan)

6.  Redressing the Matrona: Plautus Men 559-664. Elizabeth Manwell (University of Utah)

12:00-1:00 pm Luncheon Meeting of CAMWS Committees (Field)

1:30-5:00 pm Bus Tour to Cathedral-Basilica of St. Louis and St. Louis Art Museum (St. Louis East)


Session Three: 1-3 PM

Section A: Panel: New Perspectives in Roman Historiography (Jefferson Suites A)

Victoria Pagán (University of Wisconsin), organizer

1.  Missing Years: The Triumviral Period in Roman History and Literature. Josiah Osgood (Georgetown University)

2.  Toward a Re-evaluation of Tacitus' Art of Innuendo: The Case of the Senate Consultum de Cn. Pisone Patre. Peter De Rousse (DePaul University)

3.  Military Disintegration and Combat Trauma in Tacitus' Histories. Eleni Manolaraki (Williams College)

4.  Plutarch on the Rise and Fall of Pompey. Jeff Beneker (University of Iowa)

5.  The Hermeneutics of Assassination: Appian Civil Wars 2.111-117. Victoria Pagán (University of Wisconsin)


Section B: Greek Tragedy (Jefferson Suites B)

John C. Gibert (University of Colorado), presiding

1.  Aeschylus' Construction of Persia as "Other" in the Persae. Brian Lush (University of Wisconsin, Madison)

2.  Mediating Outsiders in Aeschylus' Oresteia. Cornelia Sydnor Roy (University North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

3.  The Sound of the Double Goad: Allusion and Ambiguity in the Kommos of Aeschylus' Choephoroi. Tricia M. Wilson-Okamura (University of Chicago)

4.  Mac Wellman's Antigone. Michael Shaw (University of Kansas)

5.  Athenian Justice: Re-thinking the Fragments of Sophocles' Ajax Locrus. Rebecca Futo Kennedy (Howard University)

6.  What Language Did the Shuttle Speak? Voice and Vision in Sophocles' Tereus. Niall W. Slater (Emory University)


Section C: Old Wine in New Bottles (Jefferson Suites C)

John F. Miller (University of Virginia), presiding

1.  Ithaca Lost: James Frazier's Cold Mountain and Homer's Odyssey. Mary Beth Hannah-Hansen (Bloomington High School South)

2.  The Goat, or Who is Sylvia? Greek Tragedy and Edward Albee's "Tragi-" Comedy. Thomas Falkner (The College of Wooster)

3.  Re-sculpting Ovid's Pygmalion for the 21st Century. Stacie Raucci (University of Chicago)

4.  Myth and Characterization in Melville's Billy Budd. David P. Kubiak (Wabash College)

5.  The Ion of Euripides - and of H.D. Thomas Jenkins (Trinity University)

6.  A Portrait of the Artist as Angry Young Man: J.D. Salinger's Holden Caulfield and Gaius Valerius' Catullus. Susan O. Shapiro (Utah State University)

Section D: Greek Archaeology (Jefferson Suites D)

Tom Carpenter (Ohio University), presiding

1.  The Social Mix: Religion, Wealth, and Power in Prepalatial and Protopalatial South Central Crete. Joanne M. Murphy (University of Cincinnati)

2.  Ada and Idrieus at Delphi. Aileen Ajootian (University of Mississippi)

3.  Athenian Houses: Reconciling the Literary and Physical Evidence. Barbara Tsakirgis (Vanderbilt University)

4.  The Sappho Painter and Athenian Burial Ritual. Wendy Closterman (Bryn Athyn College)

5.  Archaeology and Anaximander's Cosmos. Robert Hahn (Southern Illinois University)


Section E: Vergil I (Jefferson Suites E)

Christine Perkell (Emory University), presiding

1.  The Spoils of War (Games) in Aeneid 5 and 9. Chad Turner (Kalamazoo College)

2.  Alius Latio iam partus Achilles: Turnus, Aeneas, and the "Other Achilles". Stephen C. Smith (University of Minnesota)

3.  Alii orabunt melius: The Failure of Embassies in Aeneid 7-12. Alden Smith (Baylor University)

4.  Telum immedicabile: Plato on Vergil's Parthian Shot. John A. Stevens (East Carolina University)

5.  Ascraeus Vergilius: Some Unobserved Instances of Intertexuality. Chad Schroeder (University of Michigan)

6.  Maecenas and the Unlikely Requests for Epic. Shannon N. Byrne (Xavier University)


Section F: Plato (Jefferson Suites F)

W. Joseph Cummins (Grinnell College), presiding

1.  Saving Face Socratically: Honor, Irony, and Conversation in Plato's Hippias Major. Kendall Sharp (University of Chicago)

2.  The Sculpted Word: Definition as Depiction in Plato's Statesman. Mark P. Nugent (University of Washington)

3.  The Literary Status of Plato's Cave. David Schur (Miami University)

4.  Plato and the Tripartite Soul. John F. Finamore (University of Iowa)

5.  Plato's Engaging Alienation. David J. Schenker (University of Missouri)

6.  Reassessing Analogies in Plato's Sophist and Statesman: Fishing, Weaving and Davidson's Courtesans and Fishcakes. Patrick J. Myers (Wabash College)

Session Four: 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Section A: Panel: Matria Potestas (Jefferson Suites A)

 Roman Literary and Historical Constructions of Mothers in the First Centuries BCE and CE.

Sheila K. Dickison (University of Florida) and Barbara McManus (College of New Rochelle), organizers

1.  Inhuman She-Wolves and Unhelpful Mothers in Propertius' Elegies. Barbara K. Gold (Hamilton College)

2.  Procul este parentes: Mothers in Ovid's Metamorphoses. Donald Lateiner (Ohio Wesleyan University)

3.  Mothers in Statius' Silvae. Carole Newlands (University of Wisconsin, Madison)

4.  Fulvia, Mother of Iullus Antonius: New Approaches to the Sources on Julia's Adultery at Rome. Judith P. Hallett (University of Maryland)


Section B: Early Greek Poetry (Jefferson Suites B)

Kathryn Stoddard (Florida State University), presiding

1.  About the Knees: Reading Thersites out of Archilochus fr.114. Robert C. Simms (University of Missouri, Columbia)

2.  Archilochus 114w and Archaic Poetics. William Tortorelli (Brown University)

3.  Preserving Traditions: Tyrtaean Martial Poetry and Spartan Society. Nicholas Gresens (Indiana University, Bloomington)

4.  Tyrtaean Trinity: Performance and Persona in Tyrtaeus Fragment 8. Jonathan Chicken (Indiana University, Bloomington)

5.  Hair Imagery in the Poetry of Anacreon. Ippokratis Kantzios (University of South Florida)

6.  Uncovering Corinna's Anti-Epinikian Metis. David Larmour (Texas Tech University)


Section C: Latin Love Elegy (Jefferson Suites C)

David Mankin (Cornell University), presiding

1.  Echoes of Sappho in Propertius 1.14. Matthew Amati (University of Wiconsin, Madison)

2.  Meleager, the Dirae, Propertius I.XV. Joel Simmons Hatch (University of Cincinnati)

3.  The Drowning World of Elegiac Love: Mapping the Propertian Poet-lover's Topography of the Self. Barbara P. Weinlich (Vanderbilt University)

4.  Medea the Abandoned Lover: Infidelity and Failure in Propertius, 2.21 and 2.24b. Meredith Prince (Tulane University)

5.  The Cuckold, the Poet, His Puella, and Her Mater: The Problem of the Aurea Anus in Tibullus 1.6. Cami Slotkin (Tulane University)

6.  Ausonius's Elegiac Wife: Epigram 20  and the Traditions of Latin Love Poetry. Robert John Sklenar (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)

Section D: Old Dogs, New Tricks (Jefferson Suites D)

Diane Arnson Svarlien (Transylvannia University), presiding

1.  My Hundred Days of Homeric Hell: A New "Free" Digitized Text of the Iliad and the Odyssey. James H. Dee (University of Illinois,  Chicago, Emeritus)

2.  An Experiment with Computer Exercises in Beginning Greek. Gwendolyn Compton-Engle (John Carroll University)

3.  Weaving the Threads: Mythology and the Graphic Novel. Elizabeth Cady (University of Wisconsin, Madison)

4.  TextServer and Registry Services: Protocols for a Distributed Digital Library. Christopher W. Blackwell (Furman University)

5.  B.L. D'Ooge, An Early CAMWS Officer. Martha J. Payne (Ball State University)


Section E: CAMWS Centennial Panel: Greek and Roman History (Jefferson Suites E)

Charles L. Babcock (The Ohio State University), organizer

1.  100 Years of Greek Epigraphy. Timothy F. Winters (Austin Peay State University)

2.  How Things have Changed, Even When Written in Stone. George W. Houston (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

3.  Fleshing Out Ancient Bones: Historians and the Cities of the Roman World. Mary T. Boatwright (Duke University)

4.  Ancient History 1903-2003: How the Future Shapes the Past (20 minutes). Caroline A. Perkins (Marshall University)


Section F: Transformations (Jefferson Suites F)

James V. Lowe (John Burroughs School), presiding

1.  Literary Invention in the Mona Lisa: Leonardo, Horace, and Petrarch. Ross Kilpatrick (Queen's University,  Kingston Ontario)

2.  The Revival of Ancient Athens in Imperial Baroque Opera. Jon Solomon (University of Arizona)

3.  Transforming Ovid from Page to Stage. Judith de Luce (Miami University)

4.  Classical Allusions in Beerbohm's Zuleika Dobson. Amy Vail (Baylor University)

5.  What Do They Think of Us? Secret Histories, Emperor's Clubs and Some Contemporary Images of Classicists. Sophie Mills (University of North Carolina,  Asheville)

6.  Anthony Burgess, John Keats and Lucretius. James S. Ruebel (Ball State University)


5:15-5:45 pm: Meeting of CAMWS Southern Section (Jefferson Suites F)
Julia T. Dyson
(Baylor University), presiding

5:45-7:00 pm: Business Meeting of the Vergilian Society (Jefferson Suites D)
Phil Stanley
(San Francisco State University), presiding

6:00-8:00 pm: Dinner meeting of the Vice-Presidents (Field)
G. Edward Gaffney
(Montgomery Bell Academy), presding

7:00-8:00 pm Dulcia Latina hosted by SALVI (Soulard)
Nancy Llewellyn
(Septentrionale Americanum Latinitatis Vivae Institutum)


Session Five: 8-10 PM

Meramec Ballroom

Watch out, she bites:

An Evening with Lindsey Davis,

author of the M. Didius Falco Roman mystery books.

Book Signing will follow the talk.

Friday, April 16, 2004

7:00-8:15 a.m Vergilian Society Breakfast (Field)

8:00 am-12:00 pm
Registration (St. Louis East)
Book Exhibit (Lewis and Clark)
Centennial Display (Laclede)

10:20 am Tram to the observation gallery of the Gateway Arch (St. Louis East)

Session Six: 8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Section A: Panel: Classical Influences in American Detective Fiction (Jefferson Suites A).

Ralph E. Doty (University of Oklahoma), organizer

1.  Edgar Allen Poe: Tales of Mystery and the Macabre and the Classical Tradition. J. Rufus Fears (University of Oklahoma)

2.  The Underworld Journey in Raymond Chandler's The Big Sleep. Ralph E. Doty (University of Oklahoma)

3.  Doomed Families in Aeschylus and Ross McDonald. Donald F. Jackson (University of Iowa)

4.  "Sisterhood is Powerful": Antigone in Amanda Cross' The Theban Mysteries. Elizabeth Vandiver (Rhodes College)


Section B: Graduate Student Forum: Preparing to Publish (Jefferson Suites B)

Robert Holschuh Simmons (University of Iowa), presiding

This will be an informal discussion organized by the CAMWS Graduate Student Advisory Committee {Lauren Pratt Caldwell (University of Michigan), Carrie Galsworthy (University of Cincinnati), Robert Holschuh Simmons (University of Iowa), and Anna Stelow (University of Minnesota)}, and featuring the following topics and discussion facilitators:

1.  Carving Out Time for Research. T. Davina McClain (Loyola University, New Orleans)

2.  Publishing Opportunities for Secondary Teachers. Ginny T. Lindzey (Porter Middle School)

3.  Turning Presentations into Publishable Articles. William Race (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

4.  An Editor's Perspective. Peter Knox (University of Colorado)


Section C: Herodotus (Jefferson Suites C)

Peter Green (University of Iowa), presiding

1.  Kyros and Deiokes in Herodotos' Histories. Maria Sarinaki (University of Texas,  Austin)

2.  The Story of Glaucus: A Cautionary Tale Backfires. Eric K. Dugdale (Gustavus Adolphus College)

3.  Herodotus and the Map of Aristagoras. David Branscome (Indiana University, Bloomington)

4.  Objects in Herodotus' Histories: The Body of Masistius. Kenneth M. Tuite (University of Texas,  Austin)

Section D: Greek Religion (Jefferson Suites D)

Jon Mikalson (University of Virginia), presiding

1.  Alcman's Partheneion and the Cult of Helen at Sparta. David A. Webb (University of Missouri, Columbia)

2.  Stalking the Thyrsos. John T. Quinn (Hope College)

3.  Sacred Scripture or Oracles for the Dead? The Semiotic Situation of "Orphic" Gold Tablets. Radcliffe G. Edmonds III (Bryn Mawr College)

4.  Ephebic Liminality and the Ambiguities of Apolline Sexuality. Thomas K. Hubbard (University of Texas,  Austin)

5.  Herakles the Navigator. Harry R. Neilson III (Florida State University)


Section E: Apollonius Rhodius (Jefferson Suites E)

Anatole Mori (University of Missouri, Columbia), presiding

1.  Semi-Public Narration in Apollonius' Argonautica. Gary Berkowitz (Miami University of Ohio)

2.  Fabricating Fate in Apollonius Rhodius' Argonautica: The Case of Polyphemus. Andrew Foster (Fordham University)

3.  Holding Hands in the Argonautica. Paul Ojennus (Ball State University)

4.  Jason and orchamos: A New Style of Leadership Built on Homeric Models. Norman B. Sandridge (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

5.  Dionysus, the Ptolemies, and the Mapping of the Callichorus River (Ap Rhod. Arg. 2.904-10). Michael Barnes (University of Houston)


Section F: Epigraphy (Jefferson Suites F)

Goeff Bakewell (Creighton University), presiding

1.  IG XII 9, 286: The Pleistias Epigram. Marie-Claire Beaulieu  (University of Texas,  Austin)

2.  Prohibition Against Mourning and the Heroization of the Dead in the Hellenistic Period: Evidence from Inscriptions. Ariel Loftus (Wichita State University)

3.  Anêr agathos and andragathia in Inscriptions and Literature. William C. West (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

4.  Epigraphical Self-Presentation on Waterworks in Roman Spain. John Henkel (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

Session Seven - 10 -12 AM

Section A: Cleopatra in Twentieth Century American Popular Culture (Jefferson Suites A)

Gregory N. Daugherty (Randolph-Macon College), organizer

1.  Cleopatra's Royal Barge: Seduction By Luxury. Martin M. Winkler (George Mason University)

2.  Cleopatra Had Nothing on Me! Palmolive Soap Ads Define the Pop Cleo. Gregory N. Daugherty (Randolph-Macon College)

3.  Sex, Lies and Empire: the Cleopatrafication of Lucilla in Gladiator. Monica Silveira Cyrino (University of New Mexico)

4.  Xena: Warrior Princess: Cleopatra on the Small Screen. Alison Futrelle (University of Arizona)

5.  Re-Writing Kleopatra. Karen Essex (Novelist)


Section B: Silver Latin and Bronze (Jefferson Suites B)

Daniel V. McCaffrey (Randolph-Macon College). presiding

1.  Lucidum caeli decus: Bacchus and Phoebus in Seneca's Oedipus. Thomas Kohn (University of Richmond)

2.  Emotions That Are Not Emotions: Stoic Philosophy and Dramatic Presentation in Seneca's Thyestes. Life Blumberg (University of Kentucky)

3.  The Third Movement of Anger in Seneca's Thyestes. Brandy Henricks (University of Kentucky)

4.  "That's the Mentality Here, That's the Reality Here": Eminem and Juvenal Rap Detroit and Rome. Katherine Morrow Jones (Loyola University New Orleans)

5.  Appeasing the Scribes of the Gods: A Reading of Apuleius' De Deo Socratis. Susan A. Curry (Indiana University, Bloomington)

6.  Memories of Nero's Golden House: Allusions to Tacitus, Suetonius and Pliny in Apuleius' Metamorphoses? Britt Holderness (Florida State University)


Section C: New Approaches to Archaeology (Jefferson Suites C)

Kathleen Lynch (University of Cincinnati), presiding

1.  Revisiting "The Jewish Woman": Ethnic Slur or Ethnographic Archaeology? Daniel Hotary (Kalamazoo College)

2.  A Free Man Lives Here: Sex, Slavery and Status in the House of the Vettii, Pompeii. Beth Severy-Hoven (Macalester College)

3.  Approaching Etruscan Monumental Architecture: Centralized Space as Access in Etruscan "Palaces". Gretchen E. Meyers (Rollins College)

4.  A Bio-archaeological Investigation of the Vegetative Environment at Stari Grad, Croatia. George Andrew Cox  (University of Arizona)

Section D: Caesar and Augustus (Jefferson Suites D)

Karl Galinsky (University of Texas,  Austin), presiding

1.  Psychological Warfare or Simply Iratissimus: Caesar's Conflict with the Morini and Menapii and the Subsequent Deforestation in B.G. 3.28-29. Guy P. Earle (Robinson High School)

2.  Caesar's ius legatorum. Kathryn Williams (University of North Carolina, Greensboro)

3.  Augustus' Monumental Triad. Jonathan P. Zarecki (University of Florida)

4.  A Funny Thing Happens on the Way Through Ovid's Forum (Tristia 3.1). Samuel J. Huskey (University of Oklahoma)

5.  Women and Children on the Ara Pacis Augustae. Paul Rehak (University of Kansas)

6.  Nero's Father and Other Romantic Figures on the Ara Pacis Augustae. Gaius Stern (University of California,  Berkeley)


Section E: CAMWS Centennial Panel: Greek Literature (Jefferson Suites E)

William Race (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), organizer

1.  CAMWS and Scholarship on Greek Epic. Robert Rabel (University of Kentucky)

2.  The Decline of the Canon, the Rise of Interpretation. Ruth Scodel (University of Michigan)

3.  One Hundred Years of History and Rhetoric. John Marincola (The Florida State University)

4.  Scholars and Poets: A Hundred Years of Criticism on Hellenistic Poetry. Kathryn Gutzwiller (University of Cincinnati)


Section F: Literature and Society (Jefferson Suites F)

Charlayne D. Allan (University of California, Davis), presiding

1.  Odysseus and the Origins of the Pankration. Jared Burden (Texas Tech University)

2.  Exile, res publica, and Cicero's Republic of Letters. Amanda Wilcox (University of Minnesota)

3.  Catullus, Caesar and the Foundations of Roman Ideology. Ellen Greene (University of Oklahoma)

4.  Nec Babylonios temptaris numeros: Astral Allusion and the Zodiac in Horace. Georgia Irby-Massie (The College of William and Mary)

5.  Roman Environmental Literature: Some Prolegomena. David J. Shedivy (Ripon College) and Eddie Lowry (Ripon College)

6.  Gesture in Early Roman Law: Empty Forms or Essential Formalities? Anthony Corbeill (University of Kansas)


12:00 pm Book Signing by Karen Essex, author of Kleopatra and Pharoah

12:00-1:00 pm ACM/ACS/GLCA Classicists Luncheon (Field)

1:15 pm Buses will leave for Sessions at the John Burroughs School (Memorial Street Entrance)

Session Eight - 2-4 PM (All sections held at the John Burroughs School)

Section A: CPL Panel (Haertter Hall Conference Room)
Remembering Your SANDALS
(Spectate, Audite-Nunc Dicite, Agite, Legite, Scribite!)
and the National Latin Exam

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

1.  Dicite! Oral Latin for a Practical Classroom. Michelle Vitt (Minnehaha Academy)

2.  Extensive Reading: Starting from the Beginning. Ginny Lindzey (Porter Middle School)

3.  The 2004 National Latin Exam: Preliminary Results and Revelations. Jane H. Hall (Mary Washington College) and Mark A. Keith (Chancellor High School)


Section B: Visualizing the Classics (Gaylord Science Auditorium)

Jeffrey L. Buller (Mary Baldwin College), presiding

1.  For What Purpose?: The Treatment of Women in Helen of Troy (USA Miniseries 2003). Betty Rose Nagle (Indiana University, Bloomington)

2.  Helen of Troy Reloaded: The Unauthorized Authorized Story. Anne Duncan (Arizona State University) and Lisa Rengo George (Arizona State University)

3.  Bakst and Serov in Greece: Minoan-Mycenaean and Archaic Art in the Early Twentieth Century. Albert T. Watanabe (Louisiana State University)

4.  A Persian Wedding: Culture and Continuity in Iran. Lora Holland (University of North Carolina,  Asheville)

5.  The Empress Livia in Historical Fiction and Onscreen. Marianthe Colakis (The Covenant School)

6.  American Caesar: The Cinema and the Emperors. John F. Makowski (Loyola University, Chicago)


Section C: Greek History (College Conference Room)

Donald Lateiner (Ohio Wesleyan University), presiding

1.  Explaining Thucydidean Omissions: The Case of Persia Re-examined. John O. Hyland (University of Chicago)

2.  On the Number and Function of the Eleven. Sandra Burgess (University of Missouri, Columbia)

3.  Why did the Athenians Build a Third Long Wall? David Conwell (Baylor School)

4.  Physics, Math and Greek Warfare. Thomas N. Winter (University of Nebraska)

5.  The Defeat of Chaironeia (338 B.C.) and Its Aftermath. Werner Riess (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

6.  Alexander the Great and the Exiles Decree. Ian Worthington (University of Missouri, Columbia)

Section D: Roman Archaeology (Stamper Library Auditorium)

Sesann S. Lusnia (Tulane University), presiding

1.  Roman Kitsch in Exile: A Study of the Tiber Island Obelisk. Will Bruce (University of Florida)

2.  An Examination of the Ship Motif on Tiber Island. Andrew G. Nichols (University of Florida)

3.  An Unpublished Temple from the Tiber Island. Robert S. Wagman (University of Florida)

4.  The Power of Water in Severan Rome. Jennifer Kendall (University of Arizona)

5.  The Kalamazoo College/University of Colorado Excavations at the Villa of Maxentius, Rome, Italy: Report on the 2003 Preliminary Season. Anne E. Haeckl (Kalamazoo College), Diane A. Conlin (University of Colorado) and Gianni L. Ponti (Independent  Scholar)


Section E: Presidential Panel: The Disruption of Discovery (Haertter Hall Auditorium)

Diskin Clay (Duke University), organizer

1.  The Disruption of Discovery: The New Simonides, The New Empedocles, The New Poseidippos. Diskin Clay (Duke University)

2.  The New Simonides. Deborah Boedeker (Brown University)

3.  The New Empedocles. David Sider (New York University)

4.  The New Poseidippos. Peter Bing (Emory University)


Section F: Cicero (Stamper Library)

Christopher P. Craig (University of Tennessee, Knoxville), presiding

1.  Sed quid ego personas induxi? Further Comedy in the Pro Caelio. Jason Gajderowicz (Columbia University)

2.  Cicero, Exile and Epistolography: Building a Maison d'Être Out of Letters. Gillian McIntosh (Calvin College)

3.  Nudus filius/provincia nudata: Abusive Roman Statues in the Verrines. Eleanor Winsor Leach (Indiana University, Bloomington)

4.  Cicero's Letters and the 'Unofficial' Rules of the Triumph. Amber Lunsford (Ohio State University)

5.  Caesar, Cicero, and Catullus 49. John Rauk (Michigan State University)

6.  "The Remains of My Books": Cicero's Library at Antium. T. Keith Dix (University of Georgia)


Reception Hosted by the John Burroughs School 3:30 - 4:30

Session Nine - 4:30- 6 PM (Haertter Hall Auditorium)

Plenary Session: Celebration of the CAMWS Centennial.

Jenny Strauss Clay (University of Virginia) presiding

1. Welcome. Jenny Strauss Clay (University of Virginia)

2. The CAMWS Centennial Video. C. Wayne Tucker (Hampden-Sydney College)

3. Laudatio Temporis Acti. Christopher P. Craig (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)

4. St. Louis Chamber Chorus. Philip Barnes, (John Burroughs School) Music Director

  • aequam memento (David Matthews) (jointly commissioned by CAMWS and the St. Louis Chamber Chorus)
  • in honorem vitae (Antonin Tucapsky)
  • Other Odes set by Jakob Handl, Zoltan Kodaly, & Randall Thompson

5. The Next One Hundred Years. Anne H. Groton (St. Olaf College)

6:00 pm Busses leave for Millenium Hotel

7:00-7:30 pm Cash bar available

7:30-9:30 pm ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION BANQUET (Mississippi Ballroom)

Presiding: John F. Miller (University of Virginia)
Welcome: Keith E. Shahan (Headmaster, John Burroughs School)
Response: G. Edward Gaffney (Montgomery-Bell Academy)
Ovationes: James M. May (St. Olaf College)

Presidential Address: Novus ordo saeculorum: The future as our challenge; The past as our guide.
Jenny Strauss Clay (University of Virginia)


Midwest Field Greens
Chicken Wellington
Saffron Wild Rice Pilaf
White Chocolate Cheesecake with Chocolate Sauce

(Vegetarian Risotto available as an alternative if requested in advance)

Wine and Cocktails will be available from a cash bar at 7 p.m.

10-12 Gala Centennial Ball (Mississippi Ballroom)

Saturday, April 17 2004

8:00 am-3:00 pm
Registration (St. Louis East)
Book Exhibit (Lewis and Clark)
Centennial Display (Laclede)

8:15-9:30 am Annual Business Meeting of CAMWS (Jefferson Suites D)
Jenny Strauss Clay (University of Virginia), presiding


Session Ten - 10-12 PM

Section A: Panel: Growing Up in the Greco-Roman World (Jefferson Suites A)

Lauren P. Caldwell (University of Michigan)

and Fanny Dolansky (University of Chicago),  organizers

1.  Roman Children at Play: Constructions of Gender and Status in Roman Childhood. Fanny Dolansky (University of Chicago)

2.  An Archaeological Perspective on Children in Roman Egypt. Karen Johnson (University of Michigan)

3.  Who's Guarding the Guardians? The (Mis)treatment of Orphans in Classical Athens. Sheila Kurian (University of Chicago)

4.  Ritual and Repertoire: Iconographic Representations of Girls' Rituals at the Brauronia. Catherine Hammer (University of Michigan)

5.  Rufus of Ephesus' Regimen for Young Girls. Lauren P. Caldwell (University of Michigan)


Section B: Vergil II (Jefferson Suites B)

Sarah Spence (University of Georgia), presiding

1.  What about Creusa? Intratextual Echoes Between the Creusa and Nisus and Euryalus Episodes in the Aeneid. Rubén G. Fernández (University of Kansas)

2.  Res dura et regni novitas: Dido's Colonization Narrative. Shari Nakata (University of California, Irvine)

3.  Aeneas as Literary Critic in Aeneid III. Bill Gladhill (Stanford University)

4.  Along the Curving Shore: monstrum and hospitium in Aeneid 3. Christopher Nappa (University of Minnesota)

5.  Generational Transcendence as Exemplified by Pietas in the Aeneid. Janet A. Berardo (Kennedy-King College)


Section C: Later Greek Prose (Jefferson Suites C)

Robert Lamberton (Washington University), presiding

1.  Sources for Plutarch's Prescriptions against Malice (de mal. 855b-856d). William Seavey (University of the South)

2.  Paideia in Plutarch's Alexander-Caesar and Pyrrhus-Marius. Bradley Buszard (Kalamazoo College)

3.  Plutarch's Table Talk: Paradigms for the Symposium. Patricia FitzGibbon (Colorado College)

4.  Better Living through Prose Composition: The Moral and Ethical World of Greek Progymnasmata. Craig A. Gibson (University of Iowa)

5.  The Breath of Art: Pseudo-Hermogenes on the Pneuma. Janet Davis (Truman State University)

6.  Christianity Encounters Greek Myth in the Acts of the Apostles. Brent M. Froberg (Baylor University)


Section D: Roman Law and History (Jefferson Suites D)

Susan Martin (University of Tennessee, Knoxville), presiding

1.  Cultural Inclusion in Roman Myths and Roman Marriage. Tara S. Welch (University of Kansas)

2.  Bondage: Nexum, Stuprum, and Evolution of Roman Law. Hans-Friedrich Mueller (University of Florida)

3.  Contract Theory and Land Tenure in the Roman Empire. Dennis Kehoe (Tulane University)

4.  The Praetorian Guard in the Roman Republican Army. Stefan G. Chrissanthos (University of California, Riverside)

5.  Reconstructing Trajan's Mandate: A Redefinition of Hetaeria. Bradley M. Peper (Vanderbilt University)

6.  The Gaze of the Empress: Succession and Participation in Severan Ideology. Julie Langford-Johnson (Indiana University, Bloomington)


Section E: CPL Panel: AP Latin: Beginnings and Ends (Jefferson Suites E)

Ginny Lindzey (Porter Middle School), organizer

1.  Putting it Together-the Ups and Downs, Ins and Outs of Starting a Latin AP Program. Cary Riggs (Bolton High School (LA))

2.  Vergil Essay Question. Sue Ann Moore (Columbia Independent School)

3.  AP Latin Multiple Choice Questions. John E. Sarkissian (Youngstown State University)


Section F: Remember the Ladies (Jefferson Suites F)

Ward Briggs (University of South Carolina), presiding

1.  Helen's Indignation. Hanna M. Roisman (Colby College)

2.  Unraveling Penelope's Knitting. Lydia R. Haile (University of Virginia)

3.  Penelope and the Art of Memory in the Odyssey. Melissa Mueller (University of Texas,  Austin)

4.  She Speaks: Artemisia before Salamis (Herodotus 8.63). Karen Gunterman (University of California,  Los Angeles)

5.  Imagining Consent: Ischomachus' Justification of Gender Roles in Xenophon's Oeconomicus 7-10. Bridget Thomas (Truman State University)

6.  The Place of pudor: A Comparison of the Roman and Christian Perspectives on the Deaths of Lucretia, Verginia, and Dido. Michaela Willi (Patrick Henry College)


12:00- 1:00 pm Missouri Classical Association & Illinois Classical Conference Luncheon (Chouteau)
James V. Lowe (John Burroughs School), presiding

12:00- 1:00 pm Consulares Luncheon (Soulard)

Presidents: Roger Hornsby 1969, Arthur Stocker 1971, Herbert W. Benario 1972, Alexander McKay 1973, Kenneth Reckford 1976, Charles Babcock 1978, Harry Rutledge 1980, G. Karl Galinsky 1981, Mark Morford 1982, Susan Wiltshire 1984, Eleanor Huzar 1985, Gareth Schmeling 1986, Theodore Tarkow 1987, Ernst Fredericksmeyer 1988, Ward Briggs 1989, David Bright 1990, Michael Gagarin 1990, Kenneth Kitchell 1991, Joy King 1992, Karelisa Hartigan 1993, Kathryn Thomas 1994-1995, William Race 1996, Helena Dettmer 1997, John F. Hall 1998, James M. May 1999, John F. Miller 2000, Christopher P. Craig 2001, James S. Ruebel 2002, Niall Slater 2003, Jenny Strauss Clay 2004.

Secretary-Treasurers: W. W. de Grummond 1973-1975, Gareth Schmeling 1975-1981, John F. Hall (Brigham Young)1990-1996, Gregory N. Daugherty (Randolph-Macon) 1996-2004, Anne H. Groton (St. Olaf ) 2004-.

1:30-3:30 pm Walking tour of downtown St. Louis (St. Louis East)

1:30-4:30 pm Bus to Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site (St. Louis East)

Session Eleven - 1-3 PM

Section A: First Vice President's Panel: Teaching Greek in Secondary Schools (Jefferson Suites A)

G. Edward Gaffney (Montgomery Bell Academy), organizer

1.  The Promotion of Greek in Grades 9-12. Conrad Barrett (California State University,  Long Beach)

2.  Greek Too: A Clearinghouse. Ginny Lindzey (Porter Middle School)

3.  A Fledgling Greek Program: Considerations and Challenges Teaching Greek in Secondary Schools. Abigail Roberts (The McCallie School)

4.  A College Year of Greek in High School. G. Edward Gaffney (Montgomery Bell Academy)


Section B: Roman Historiography (Jefferson Suites B)

Jeff Tatum (Florida State University), presiding

1.  Style in Sallustian Speeches: A Close Look at the Speeches of Caesar and Cato. Abram Ring (University of Virginia)

2.  Sallust and the Course of History. Celia E. Schultz (Yale University)

3.  Scipio Aemilianus at Numantia: A New Kind of virtus? Rosemary Moore (University of Iowa)

4.  Consular Exempla for a Time of Crisis: Velleius, Vinicius, and Seianus. Emil A. Kramer (Augustana College)

5.  The Death of the Republic: Chronology, Obituaries and Republican Ideology in Tacitus' Annales 3.75-76. Tom Strunk (Loyola University, Chicago)

6.  Becoming Caesar: Impostors and Emperors in Tacitus. Trevor S. Luke (University of Pennsylvania)


Section C: Language and Pedagogy (Jefferson Suites C)

Barbara Hill (University of Colorado), presiding

1.  Omnibus Bono: Co-operative Research in Latin Pedagogy and Cognitive Science. Peter J. Anderson (Ohio University)

2.  A Structural Arrangement of Text. Rebecca R. Harrison (Truman State University)

3.  Teaching Latin Verbs by the Numbers. Wilfred Major (Louisiana State University)

4.  Tense, Aspect, and Relative Time in the Latin Verbal System. Joseph M. Romero (Mary Washington College)

5.  Literature as Equipment for Living: A Framework for Studying Language, Literature, and Culture. Andrew S. Becker (Virginia Tech)

Section D: Aristophanes (Jefferson Suites D)

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

1.  Identity Play: Ionian Athenians in Aristophanes. Monica Florence (University of Rochester)

2.  Agamemnon, Thersites and Sphacteria: Aristophanes' Knights. Ted Tarkow (University of Missouri, Columbia)

3.  Athena's Big Finger: Obscenity and the Gods in Knights. Carl A. Anderson (Michigan State University)

4.  Komastic Elements in Lysistrata. Michael S. Cummings (Queen's University)

5.  Just Desserts: Food, Flatus, Feces and Fortune in Aristophanes' Wealth. Karen Rosenbecker (Loyola University, New Orleans)

6.  Comic Bird Costumes on Vases from the Hamilton Collection. Kenneth S. Rothwell Jr (University of Massachussetts, Boston)


Section E: Panel: Translating Horace (Jefferson Suites E)

Richard Thomas (Harvard University), organizer

1.  The Englishing of Horace: Forms of Attention. Dan Hooley (University of Missouri)

2.  Horace's Falling Tree Ode. David Ferry (Wellesley College)

3.  Horace Translation and Morality. Richard Thomas (Harvard University)

4.  Making Mosaics. Ralph Johnson (University of Chicago)


Section F: Science in Antiquity (Jefferson Suites F)

Julie Laskaris (University of Richmond), presiding

1.  Binding the Nose: Smiths and the Sense of the Smell. Edmund P. Cueva (Xavier University)

2.  Unspeakable Sounds: Dio Chrysostom on Nasal Noise at Tarsus. Lawrence Kim (University of Texas,  Austin)

3.  Dido and the Gynaecologia. Minna Canton Duchovnay (American Philological Association)

4.  Theriaka: A Survey of the Literary and Archaelogical Evidence for an Ancient Medicine. Cathy Callaway (Westminster College)

5.  Nec non et Tityon: Liver Regeneration and the Poets. Ian R. McDonald (University of Toronto,  Scarborough)

6.  The Rhetoric of Expertise in Aratus' Phaenomena. Matthew Semanoff (Carleton College)

Session Twelve - 3:15- 5:15 PM

Section A: Panel: Between Myth and History: Flavian Epic and Imperial Culture (Jefferson Suites A)

Antony Augoustakis (Baylor University), organizer

1.  The Evil of Mother Africa and Her Monsters in Flavian Epic: Reading Regulus' Fight against the Serpent in the Punica. Paolo Asso (Kenyon College)

2.  Kinship and Polity in Silius' Punica. Neil W. Bernstein (The College of Wooster)

3.  Scipio and Domitian in Silius' Punica. Raymond D. Marks (University of Missouri, Columbia)

4.  Lemnian Muderers and Tamed Amazons: Female Outsiders in the Thebaid. Antony Augoustakis (Baylor University)

5.  The Clementia of Theseus? Virtue, Intertext and the Nature of Kingship in the Thebaid. Randall Ganiban (Middlebury College)


Section B: Livy (Jefferson Suites B)

John F. Hall (Brigham Young University), presiding

1.  A Look at templum and aedes in Livy's Ab Urbe Condita, Books One through Five. Catherine A. Dunar (University of Florida)

2.  Livy's Cossus Digression - 4.20.5-11: Livy Speaking His Mind. Wolfgang Polleichtner (University of Texas,  Austin)

3.  Livy's Titus Latinius Narrative and the Tragedy of Coriolanus. Stacie Kadleck (Indiana University, Bloomington)

4.  Livy's sub iugum: Examination of an exemplum. Jeffrey Allen (University of Florida)

5.  You're going to wear that?: Innocentia, Behavior, and Clothing in the Trials of Postumia and Gaius Sempronius in Livy's Ab Urbe Condita. T. Davina McClain (Loyola University New Orleans)

6.  The Reliability of Rumor in Livy's Books XXI-XXV. Doug Clapp (Samford University)


Section C: Ovid's Metamorphoses (Jefferson Suites C)

S. Georgia Nugent (Kenyon College), presiding

1.  Forbidden Love: Myrrha and Ovid's Intertextuality. Amanda Jorgensen (University of Arizona)

2.  Euripides' Bacchae as an Inverted Model for Ovid's Procne. Janice Siegel (Illinois State University)

3.  Fighting Like a Man: Sexual Potency and Epic Warfare in Ovid, Metamorphoses 12. Jill Connelly (Texas Tech University)

4.  Fishing with Ovid. Ethan Adams (College of Holy Cross)

5.  Ovid's Never-Ending Metamorphoses. Wayne L. Rupp Jr. (Florida State University)

6.  Ovid Metamorphosed: Naomi Iizuka's Polaroid Stories. John Gruber-Miller (Cornell College)

Section D: Iliad (Jefferson Suites D)

Bruce Heiden (Ohio State University), presiding

1.  Aggressive Xenia: Bronze for Gold in Iliad 6. Christopher Lovell (University of Texas,  Austin)

2.  Achilles, Mother Bird: Similes and Traditionality in Homeric Poetry. Casey Dué (University of Houston)

3.  Describing Agamemnons' Pain: Metaphor and the Limits of Language. Mary Ebbott (College of the Holy Cross)

4.  The Pragmatics of Homeric kertomia. Alex Gottesman (Univesity of Chicago)

5.  A Fresh View of an Old Crux: Iliad 19.76-77 and the Conventions of Assembly. Deborah Beck (Swarthmore College)

6.  Homeric Philology Between Premodernity and Postmodernity. Egbert J. Bakker (University of Texas,  Austin)


Section E: CAMWS Centennial Panel: A Hundred Years of Pedagogy (Jefferson Suites E)

Kenneth F. Kitchell Jr. (University of Massachussets, Amherst), organizer

1.  Black Classicists:  One Hundred Years Ago. Michele Valerie Ronnick (Wayne State University)

2.  Latin is a Dead Language or the Empire of a Sign: 1900-2000. Thomas J. Sienkewicz (Monmouth College)

3.  Per varios usus artem experientia fecit: Learning Latin in the mid-20th Century. Judith Lynn Sebesta (The University of South Dakota)

4.  Heri, Hodie, Cras: Perspectives on Change in the Classroom.

      Sally Davis (Arlington Virginia Public Schools)

      Nathalie Roy (Episcopal Middle/High School, Baton Rouge, LA)

      Alexis Landry (Episcopal Middle/High School, Baton Rouge, LA)

      Kenneth F. Kitchell Jr. (University of Massachussets, Amherst)


Section F: Rhetorical Ploys (Jefferson Suites F)

Ed Carawan (Southwest Missouri State University), presiding

1.  The Sophists on Correct Speech. Michael Gagarin (University of Texas,  Austin)

2.  Metameleia in the 5th and 4th Century Athenian Oratory. Laurel Fulkerson (Florida State University)

3.  Socrates' Lesson for Critobulus: A Reading of Xenophon's Oeconomicus. David M. Johnson (Southern Illinois University, Carbondale)

4.  Cultural Contrast and Closure in Anabasis 7. Seán Easton (University of Washington)

5.  Can One Really 'Know the Laws Too Well' in Fourth Century Athens? Michael de Brauw (University of Minnesota)

6.  Demostheses' Against Timocrates (Dem.24) and the Rhetoric of Conspiracy. Joseph Roisman (Colby College)


8:00 pm St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

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