7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Registration - University Room A

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Exhibits - University Rooms B-D

First Paper Session: 8:15 a.m.-9:45 a.m

Section A: The Metamorphoses (Senate Room A)

Charles Lloyd (Marshall University), presiding

  1. Fathers and Daughters in Ovid's Metamorphoses. Meredith D. Prince (Tulane University)
  2. Craft and the Heroic in Ovid's Metamorphoses. Jeff D. Biebighauser (Valparaiso University)
  3. Bad Lovin', or What Can Go Wrong without a Poet. Jon S. Bruss (The University of the South)

Section B: Greek Art and Archaeology 1 (Senate Room B)

Stephen Fineburg (Knox College), presiding

  1. Can the Archaeologist Find Anaximander's "Seasonal" Sundial? Robert A. Hahn (Southern Illinois University)
  2. Is It a Diz?  Towards Recognizing a (New?) Textile Tool. Kevin F. Daly (Bucknell University)
  3. The Pyre of Heracles. Michael H. Shaw (University of Kansas)
  4. Aphrodite (Venus) Euploia: The Homecoming Queen of Maritime Trade. Harry R. Neilson III (Florida State University)

Section C: Tragedy 1 (Caucus Room)

Robert C. Ketterer (University of Iowa), presiding

  1. The Perfect Tragedy (kallistê tragôdia): Resolving the Inconsistency Between the Perfect Ending (1453a7-17) and the Perfect Tragic Act (1454a2-9) in Aristotle's Poetics. Sean E. Lake (Fordham University)
  2. Plot and Form in Aristotle's Poetics. C. Michael Sampson (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)
  3. Canine Imagery in the Oresteia. Jarrod W. Lux (St. Henry District High School)
  4. The Chorus' Composition of Helen in the Agamemnon. Rebecca M. Muich (University of Illinois)
  5. Episodic necessity in the Prometheus Bound. Jonathon B. Pirnia (Washington University, St. Louis)

Section D: Latin Prose Authors 1 (Conference I)

James S. Ruebel (Ball State University), presiding

  1. Livy's Romulus: quod imitere, quod vites? Rex S. Stem (Louisiana State University)
  2. Discord and the Will of the Gods in Livy. Dennis M. Duncan (The Ohio State University)
  3. Mother Figures and Figurative Kinship in Livy's Ab urbe condita. Ronald W. Harris (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
  4. Brutus as an Earthborn Founder of Rome (Livy 1.56). Stephen C. Smith (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
  5. Bellum Gallicum 4.16: Constructing Roman imperium and the potestas Caesaris. Bradley G. Potter (The Ohio State University)

Section E: The Odyssey (Conference III)

Scott D. Richardson (St. John's University), presiding

  1. Agamemnon in the Odyssey. Brent M. Froberg (Baylor University)
  2. Sounds of Sirens   Od. XII. 184-191. Pauline  Nugent (Southwest Missouri State University)
  3. The Gates of Horn and Ivory in Odyssey19: Penelope's Preference for Ergaover Logoi .Benjamin S. Haller (University of Pittsburgh)
  4. The Other Woman: The Duality of Nausikaa in Homer's Odyssey. Lori J. Czosnyka (Bosque School)
  5. Islands in the Stream: Insularity and Community in the Odyssey. Philip G. Kaplan (University of North Florida )

Section F: Technology in Classical Pedagogy (Assembly Room)

John C. Gruber-Miller (Cornell College), presiding

  1. In the Wake of Gladiator. Jon Solomon (University of Arizona)
  2. Dulcedo et Lux: Of Mice, Wolves, and Elementary Appeal. David C. Noe (Patrick Henry College)
  3. Computational Methods of Authorship Attribution. Caleb W. Carswell (University of Florida)


Second Paper Session: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Section A: Greek Religion (Senate Room A)

William K. Freiert (Gustavus Adolphus College), presiding

  1. Herodotus and Egyptian Religion. Mark A. Rivera (University of Arizona)
  2. Herodotus: Cosmography and the Origins of Greek Religion. Joseph R. O'Neill (St. Ignatius College Prep)
  3. The Intuitive Appeal of Myth. Kirk A. Shellko (Loyola University, Chicago)
  4. Ancient Greek Love Magic and the Anatomy of Reason. John F. Ricard (Florida State University)
  5. The Effect of Strife on the Greek Funeral and Mourning Process. Shawn R. Parmley (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
  6. Greek Philosophers on Prayer. Jon D. Mikalson (University of Virginia)

Section B: Italian Art and Archaeology 1 (Senate Room B)

Thomas J. Sienkewicz (Monmouth College), presiding

  1. Reflections of Architecture: Augustan Rome in Vergil's Aeneid. Kristian L. Lorenzo (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
  2. Visualizing Praise: Statius' Silvae 2.2 - The Surrentine Villa of Pollius Felix. Claudia J. Hough (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee)
  3. The Twenty-One Quindecemviri on the North Wall of the Ara Pacis Augustae. Gaius Stern (University of California, Berkeley)
  4. "Mysteries" of Diana's Cult at Lake Nemi in the Nottingham Collection. Lora L. Holland (University of North Carolina, Asheville)

Section C: Latin Oratory (Caucus Room)

Christopher P. Craig (University of Tennessee), presiding

  1. Personifications of the State in Critoand the First Catilinarian. Judson S. Herrman (Allegheny College)
  2. Impudica in domo: Antonian Ethos in the Second Philippic. Anne Leen (Furman University)
  3. Offending the Ears of the Powerful: The Middle Way and Resistance in Tacitus' Dialogus. Tom E. Strunk (Loyola Academy)
  4. Breaking the Waves: Trajan's Seamanship in Pliny's Panegyricus. Eleni Manolaraki (Washington University, St. Louis)
  5. What's in a Fable?  The Rhetoric of Personalized Authority in Horace's 'The City Mouse and the Country Mouse.' Arti Mehta (Indiana University, Bloomington)

Section D: Classical Tradition 1 (Conference I)

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

  1. Warrior Queen. Herbert W. Benario (Emory University)
  2. Egalia's Daughters: A Norwegian (Re)presentation of Petronius' Satyricon. Jennifer A. Rea (University of Florida)
  3. Past and Presence: a Lucianic Anthropology of the Second Sophistic. Geoffrey M. Maturen (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)

Section E: Greek Epic (Conference III)

Patricia M. FitzGibbon (Colorado College), presiding

  1. Comparative Evidence for an Early Text of Homer. Steve T. Reece (Saint Olaf College)
  2. Marpessa, Kleopatra and Phoenix: Iliad 9.556-565. Katherine L. Kretler (University of Chicago)
  3. Achilleus' Hateful Man (Iliad 9.312), Odysseus or Agamemnon? Bruce Louden (University of Texas, El Paso)
  4. Ancient Greek Warfare and the Homeric Simile of the Little Girl and Her Mother (Iliad 16.7-11). Kathy L. Gaca (Vanderbilt University)
  5. Lionhearted Herakles. Raymond L. Capra (Fordham University and Meredith College)
  6. Porphyry to Anatolius: The progynmnasma of the Contests on Homer. Jake MacPhail (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)

Section F: Text and Image (Assembly Room)

Samuel J. Huskey (University of Oklahoma), presiding

  1. The Herculaneum Papyrus Project: Pursuing Phase II. Roger T. Macfarlane (Brigham Young University)
  2. Epic and History in Ovid's Pont. 4.7. Martin Helzle (Case Western Reserve University)
  3. Hypermestra's querela: Coopting Danaids in Horace Odes 3.11 and in Augustan Rome. Eleanor W. Leach (Indiana University, Bloomington)

12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Buffet Luncheon Meeting for CAMWS Committees
(Conference V)

Third Paper Session: 1:15 p.m.-3:15 p.m.

Section A: Religion and Society (Senate Room A)

John F. Hall (Brigham Young University), presiding

  1. Duel to Death: Zarathustrian prophecy in the myth of Romulus and Remus. Carrie A. Alhelm-Sizelove (University of New Mexico)
  2. Urbs Oritur: The Elegists, Augustus, and April 21st. Ryan T. McCarthy (University of Arizona)
  3. With Good Intentions: Q. Fulvius Flaccus and the Temple of Hera Lacinia. Jack C. Wells (Minnesota State University, Moorhead)
  4. Augustine's Exposition of the Psalms and Manichean Philosophy. Lisa C. Bunge (University of Nebraska, Lincoln)
  5. Between Two Ports: On the Function of the Tiber Island in Early Rome. Andrew G. Nichols (University of Florida)
  6. "Every Traveler is a Braggart": The (Un)Importance of Autopsy in Strabo. Nicholas J. Gresens (Indiana University, Bloomington)

Section B: Greek Art and Archaeology 2 (Senate Room B)

Betty Rose Nagle (Indiana University), presiding

  1. Praxiteles at Delphi. Aileen Ajootian (University of Mississippi)
  2. Eudoxos of Kyzikos. Duane W. Roller (The Ohio State University)
  3. Royal Women, Political Power and Religion in Macedonia. Elizabeth D. Carney (Clemson University)
  4. Athena in Epic Before the Iliad:The Cycle. Victor Castellani (University of Denver)
  5. The Influences on Aphrodite in Apollonius' Argonautica. Erika E. Zimmermann (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

Section C: Tragedy 2 (Caucus Room)

S. Douglas Olson (University of Minnesota), presiding

  1. Snakes and Birds in Euripides' Ion. Kathryn A. Thomas (Creighton University)
  2. Releasing the Oligarch Within: Euripides' Orestes. Robert H. Simmons (University of Iowa)
  3. Hermione, Tragic Ethos,and Fifth-Century Morality. Laurel Fulkerson (The Florida State University)
  4. All that Glitters: Hecuba, Cassandra, Helen and Pandora in the Trojan Women. Jason L. Banta (University at Buffalo, SUNY)
  5. Autochthony, Misogyny and Harmony: Medea 824-45. Steve A. Nimis (Miami University)

Section D: Tacitus and Related Authors (Conference Room I)

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

  1. Ferox femina: Agrippina Maior in Tacitus' Annales. Mary R. McHugh (Gustavus Adolphus College)
  2. Tacitus Histories 2.38 on Sallust Bellum Catilinae10. Jonathan R. Master (Princeton University)
  3. The headless state: Tacitus and the burning of the Capitolium. Rebecca M. Edwards (University of Tennessee)
  4. Galba's Speech in Tacitus' Historiae 1.15-16. Luca Grillo (Princeton University)
  5. Festinatioand Brevitasin Velleius Paterculus: a Reconsideration. John A. Lobur (University of Mississippi)
  6. Livia Drucilla, Matron or Murderess. Bee English (Lake Travis High School)

Section E: Ovid (Conference Room III)

Jon S. Bruss (University of the South), presiding

  1. Nomen perit: Memory and Identity in Ovid's Fasti. Abigail E.  Roberts (University of Florida)
  2. Sacred Grove As Memory in Ovid's Fasti. Robert B. Patrick, Jr. (Central Educational Center & University of Florida)
  3. Elegiac Extremes: Love and Anguish in Heroides 13. Jill L.  Connelly (Texas Tech University)
  4. Choosing Elegy: The Judgment of Paris in Ovid's Didactic Poems. Elizabeth F. Mazurek (University of Notre Dame)
  5. Nutus amantis:Interpreting the Body Language of Love Polyxeni Strolonga (University of lllinois,  Urbana-Champaign)

Section F: Archaeology and Culture (Assembly Room)

Patricia Freiert (Gustavus Adolphus College), presiding

  1. Hetaeras and Geishas: A Comparative Study of these Female Professions. Jeannie T. Nguyen (University of Florida)
  2. Women prostituting women: pornoboskiaand social status in ancient Athens. Angela L. Pitts (University of Mary Washington)
  3. Athenian Wives: Re-reading the Maidens of the Parthenon East Frieze. Margaret N. Clark (Case Western Reserve University)
  4. Gods in the house?  Religion in settlements of south central Crete during the pre-palatial and proto-palatial periods. Joanne M. Murphy (University of Akron)
  5. Colonnaded Streets in the Near East: Origin, Function and Meaning. Katia Schorle (University of Wisconsin, Madison)

Fourth Paper Session: 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Section A: Horace and Related Authors (Senate Room A)

Ellen Greene (University of Oklahoma), presiding

  1. Images of Sexual Maturity in Horace's Odes1.23 and 2.5. William A. Tortorelli (Brigham Young University)
  2. Some Jokes at Caesar's Expense in the Divus Julius. John G. Nordling (Baylor University)
  3. The Poet and the Princeps: Odes1.2. Jana L. Adamitis (Christopher Newport University)
  4. Horatius Pindaricus: Horace c. IV. 2 and Pindar Ol.9. Joel S. Hatch (University of Cincinnati)

Section B: Ancient Geography in the Twenty-First Century Classroom (Senate Room B)

Richard J. A. Talbert (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), Organizer and Discussant

  1. New Classroom Maps for Ancient Geography. Thomas R. Elliot University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  2. Mapping Greek History: Historical Questions with Geographical Answers. Douglas C. Clapp Samford University 
  3. Mapping the Earth by the Stars. Georgia Irby-Massie College of William and Mary
  4. Narrative Dimensions of Roman Travel. Grant R. Parker Duke University
  5. Discussant. Richard J. A. Talbert (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

    NOTE:  This panel is in memory of David Woodward, Emeritus Professor of Geography, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Editor of History of Cartography(died on August 25, 2004).

Section C: The Job Search: a Blueprint for Success in an Academic Career (Caucus Room)

Lauren P. Caldwell (Georgetown University), presiding

  1. Thesis into Job. Ruth Scodel (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)
  2. Networking. John F. Miller (University of Virginia)
  3. Getting and Keeping a Tenure-Track Job at a Research University. S. Douglas Olson (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
  4. Reflections on the First Year of a Tenure-Track Job. Timothy M. O'Sullivan (Trinity University)

Section D: Classical Tradition 2 (Conference I)

Jon Solomon (University of Arizona), presiding

  1. Seneca vs. Seneca: Ciceronianism, eclecticism and authority in the Poliziano/Cortesi debate concerning imitatio. Keith A. Shafer (University of Missouri, Columbia)
  2. Roman History, Opera Reform, and the War of Spanish Succession. Robert C. Ketterer (University of Iowa)
  3. Ovid's Metamorphoses in Our Time. Judith de Luce (Miami University)
  4. From Rome to Theresienstadt: Friedrich Munzer on Pliny Hist. Nat. 28.13-13. Hans-Friedrich Mueller (Union College)
  5. Tennesse Williams and Classics. Janice Siegel (Illinois State University)

Section E: Greek History 1 (Conference III)

Timothy Howe (St. Olaf College), presiding

  1. A Different Take on Pisistratus' "Golden Age" (AP16.7). Ian Worthington (University of Missouri, Columbia)
  2. The Peoples' Suppliants in 4th cent. Athens. Alex J. Gottesman (University of Chicago)
  3. Battle Panic and Blood-letting: Sacrificing to Phobos at Plutarch Alexander 31.9. Carol J. King (Baylor University)
  4. Alexander at Siwah: An Egyptian Perspective. David D. Phillips (University of California, Los Angeles)

Section F: Italian Art and Archaeology 2 (Assembly Room)

Lora L. Holland (University of North Carolina), presiding

  1. The Etruscan Alabastron:A Defining Tool in the Quest for the Liminal in Etruscan Art. Marcia M. Anderson (Florida State University)
  2. Retracing the Roads of the Tiber Island. Robert S. Wagman (University of Florida)
  3. New and Unpublished Inscriptions from the Tiber Island. William N. Bruce (University of Wisconsin, Madison)

5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Graduate Student Happy Hour
(Capitol Ballroom B)

5:30-6:00 p.m. CAMWS Southern Section Business Meeting (Caucus Room)

6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Buffet Dinner Meeting for CAMWS VP's
(Capitol Ballroom A)

7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Dulcia Latina Dessert Reception - SALVI
(Conference IV)

7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Reception - Vergilian Society (cash bar)
(Assembly Room)

Fifth Paper Session: 8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

Section A: Teaching Beginning Latin (Senate Room A)

Holly M. Sypniewski (Millsaps College), presiding

  1. Write from the Start: Teaching Latin Composition to Beginning Students. David J. Califf (The Academy of Notre Dame)
  2. Veni, Vidi, Vici:  Third Principal Parts or Caesar at the Rubicon? Alexandra Pappas (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)
  3. Usus opus movet hoc:  Intensive Latin. James C. McKeown (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
  4. The Third Semester: One Woman's Story. Julia T. Dyson (Baylor University)
  5. Seceding from the Union Again: The Problem of Latin Teacher Certification in Mississippi. Holly M. Sypniewski (Millsaps College)

Section B: Forsan et Haec Olim Meminisse Iuvabit:
Reflections on CAMWS History (Senate Room B)

Martha J. Payne (Indiana University-Purdue at Indianapolis), presiding

  1. Virtus post nummos: Adventures in Association Management. Gregory N. Daugherty (Randolph-Macon College)
  2. Within CAMWS Territory: Helen M. Chesnutt (1880-1969), Black Latinist. Michele Valerie Ronnick (Wayne State University)
  3. Promoting Latin in CAMWS' First Century and Beyond. Thomas J. Sienkewicz (Monmouth College)
  4. Seven Years (+93) of Editing CJ:  But More Importantly, What Next? Peter E. Knox (University of Colorado, Boulder)
  5. Early Relationships between CAMWS and Other Classics Organizations. Martha J. Payne (Ball State University)
  6. The Decades of CAMWS: A Social History of CAMWS. Kenneth F. Kitchell, Jr. (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

Section D: Greek Literature and Culture 1 (Conference I)

Andrew C. Dinan (Ave Maria University), presiding

  1. On the Knees of the Five Judges: Clues about the Context of Early Theater in Sicily. Kathryn G. Bosher (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)
  2. Demosthenes' Against Aristocrates (Dem. 23) and a Legislative Conspiracy. Joseph Roisman (Colby College)
  3. luo and ollumi  in Euripides' Hippolytus. Katherine M. Jones (Loyola University, New Orleans)
  4. Heraclitus as Sage in Plutarch and Clement of Alexandria. Andrew C. Dinan (Ave Maria University)

Section E: Epigraphy and Propaganda (Conference III)

Joseph N. Jansen (University of Texas at Austin), presiding

  1. Sexual Graffiti in the Brothel at Pompeii. Matthew D. Panciera (Gustavus Adolphus College)
  2. Women of Coptic Egypt. Henry G. Goul & John T. Quinn (Hope College)
  3. Hippias, Iolkos, and the Saga of the Neleidai: Propaganda of Empire? Robert D. Cromey (Virginia Commonwealth University)
  4. Some Greek Iambic Epigrams. Marie-Claire A. Beaulieu (University of Texas, Austin)
  5. The Second Methone Decree (IGI3 61, 32-41): The Means of Control and Control of the Means. Joseph N. Jansen (University of Texas, Austin)

9:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m. Reception for UW Classics Alumni (Chancellor's Suite 638)

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