Friday, April 7, 2006

7:00-8:00 a.m. Buffet Breakfast sponsored by Classicists from ACM, GLCA, and ACS Colleges (DeSoto B)

7:30 a.m.-noon Registration (2nd-Floor Foyer)

8:00 a.m.-noon Book Display (DeSoto A)

8:15-9:45 a.m. Fifth Paper Session (San Marcos A)

Section A

Archaeology 1

Naomi Norman (University of Georgia), presiding

  1. Color and Pigment in Ancient Greece. Thomas D. Philbeck (Florida State University)
  2. Sacred Identity and the Polysemy of Public Fountains at Herculaneum. Jeremy S. Hartnett (Wabash College)
  3. Bucchero Pottery from Cetamura del Chianti. Stephanie A. Layton (Florida State University)
  4. Egyptian Eyes: The Story of a Late Roman Glass Eyeliner Kit. Emil A. Kramer (Augustana College)
  5. The Writing on the Wall: Inscribed Paintings in Pompeii. Jessica D. Powers (University of Michigan)

8:15-9:45 a.m. Fifth Paper Session (San Marcos B)

Section B

Latin Epic 2

Elizabeth H. Sutherland (University of Tennessee), presiding

  1. Love in the Place of Cholera. Julia T. Dyson (Baylor University)
  2. Lucan's Sextus Pompeius: Nefastus Embodiment of Pompey's Military Ambitions. Robert H. Simmons (University of Iowa)
  3. “Poetic Simultaneity” and the Genre of Lucretius' DRN. Daniel Markovic (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
  4. Lucan's Clash of the Titans. Ethan Adams (Loyola Marymount University)
  5. The Gnomic Sententiae of Lucan's Pothinus and the Way of the World (BC 8.484-535). Seán M. Easton (Arizona State University)

8:15-9:45 a.m. Fifth Paper Session (San Marcos C)

Section C

Historiography 1

Victoria E. Pagán (University of Florida), presiding

  1. Livy, Polybius, and the Infection of the East. Michael D. Nerdahl (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
  2. Libertas Lost: Agricola in Britain. Benjamin J. G. Crotty (University of Washington)
  3. Turn Your Head and Look the Other Way: Rome's Military Policy Regarding Celtic Headhunting Within the Legions, As Seen in Livy and Caesar. Guy P. Earle (Robinson High School)
  4. Unmasking the Powerful: Potentes and Potentia in Tacitus. Andrew B. Gallia (University of Minnesota)
  5. An Exemplary Fratricide? Livy on the Death of Remus. Rex Stem (Louisiana State University)

8:15-9:45 a.m. Fifth Paper Session (Granada)

Section D

Greek Poetry 2

Steve Reece (St. Olaf College), presiding

  1. Tithonus in the new Sappho. Richard Janko (University of Michigan)
  2. The paean in attack: a new category of functionality? Simon P. Burris (Baylor University)
  3. Arion and Dionysos Methymnaios: A Reading of Herodotus 1.23-4. Deborah Lyons (Miami University of Ohio)
  4. The Shield by the Bush: Archilochus 5W. Carl A. Anderson (Michigan State University)
  5. Throwing Stones and Stealing Babies: Mêtis, Biê, and the New Rhea in Korinna's Berlin Fragment 654.i.12-34. Katharine M. Bukowski (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

8:15-9:45 a.m. Fifth Paper Session (Captiva)

Section E

Latin Literature 3

Alice M. Sanford (Hume-Fogg Academic School), presiding

  1. Propertius IV: Callimachus Reborn in Rome. Dustin R. Heinen (University of Florida)
  2. memorem an superbos Tarquini fasces, dubito, an Catonis nobile letum: Horace's Rather Odd Way of Praising Augustus in Carm. 1.12. Cami S. Slotkin (Tulane University)
  3. Orphic Allusions in Horace's Odes 3.4. David K. Shelley (Brigham Young University)
  4. Roasting the Emperor: Augustus as Phalaris in Ovid's Exile Poetry. Samuel J. Huskey (University of Oklahoma)
  5. Reading Art: Statius' “Lying Bodies” and the Dynamics of Authority in Silvae 4.6. Yurie Hong (University of Washington)

8:15-9:45 a.m. Fifth Paper Session (Sanibel)

Section F

General 3

Stephen C. Smith (University of Minnesota), presiding

  1. Rethinking Havelock and McLuhan Again. Stewart G. Flory (Gustavus Adolphus College)
  2. What is the Latin Word for ‘Greek’ and Why? James H. Dee (University of Illinois, Chicago - Emeritus)
  3. In the Company of Old Friends: Reading Montaigne's Classical Citations in Multiple Contexts. Silas M. Peterson (University of New Mexico)
  4. An Iliad in English Hexameters. Brent M. Froberg (Baylor University)
  5. Brain Friel's Translations: A Re-Telling of Homer's Odyssey. Ashley I. Herum (Independent Scholar)

10:00 a.m.-noon Sixth Paper Session (San Marcos A)

Section A

Classical Tradition 2

Timothy S. Johnson (University of Florida), presiding

  1. Achilles and Baby Face Nelson: Modernization of Character in O Brother, Where Art Thou? Carrie A. Alhelm-Sizelove (University of New Mexico)
  2. The Classical Tradition in Margaret Atwood. Judith de Luce (Miami University of Ohio)
  3. Jefferson's Monticello, Hadrian's Villa. Rachel H. Sternberg (Case Western Reserve University)
  4. Jacqueline Kennedy and the Classical Ideal. Nancy Sultan (Illinois Wesleyan University)
  5. Military Staff: The Iliad in Music. James V. Lowe (John Burroughs School)
  6. ‘Few of Us Have Followed Her to Egypt’: Twentieth Century Versions of the Phantom Helen. Peter Burian (Duke University)

10:00 a.m.-noon Sixth Paper Session (San Marcos B)

Section B


Variety in the Active Latin Classroom

David J. Califf (Academy of Notre Dame), organizer

  1. Verba tene, res sequentur: Ancient Etymologies in the Modern Classroom. James C. McKeown (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
  2. MAGISTER STVDENTIBVS MELIORIBVS H F: Roman Funerary Epigraphy as a Reading Aid for Transitional Students. Bryce A. Carpenter (Montana State University)
  3. Pre-Reading Strategies in Action: How to Inspire the “Thought-Full” Latin Classroom. Jennifer A. Rea (University of Florida)
  4. Numeros memini si verba tenerem: Teaching Meter. David J. Califf (Academy of Notre Dame)
  5. Variations on a Theme: An Experiment in Latin Prose Composition. Jeffrey S. Beneker (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
  6. Songs as Sights: Latinized Versions of Popular Lyrics as “Unseen” Translation Exercises. Judith P. Hallett (University of Maryland, College Park)

10:00 a.m.-noon Sixth Paper Session (San Marcos C)

Section C

Greek Tragedy 2

F. Carter Philips (Vanderbilt University), presiding

  1. Freedom and the Origins of Empire in Aeschylus' Persians. Rebecca F. Kennedy (George Washington University)
  2. The Invocation of Darius in the Persae. Charles E. Muntz (Duke University)
  3. The Io and Cassandra Scenes in Prometheus Bound and Agamemon. Scott Edmund Goins (McNeese State University)
  4. Leaning Meanings: Enclitics, Proclitics and Elision in Poetic Questions on Man. Daniella Reinhard (University of Chicago)
  5. Plot Structure in Thucydides and Sophocles. Michael H. Shaw (University of Kansas)
  6. The Lesser Atreid: Menelaus on the Athenian Stage. Karelisa Hartigan (University of Florida)

10:00 a.m.-noon Sixth Paper Session (Granada)

Section D

Greek Epic 3

David F. Bright (Emory University), presiding

  1. Quantitative Metathesis in a continuous Ionic epic tradition. Brandtly N. Jones (Cornell University)
  2. Use of the Particle γε in Speech-Act in Odyssey. Todd Bohlander (University of Florida)
  3. The Politics of Being “Self-Taught” (Autodidaktos) in Homer and Aeschylus. Brett M. Rogers (University of Georgia)
  4. Tyrant and Text: constructions of authority in Homeric recension myths. James R. Marks (University of Florida)
  5. Aeneas in the Iliad: The One Just Man. Bruce Louden (University of Texas, El Paso)
  6. Iliad X and the Poetics of Ambush. Casey L. Dué (University of Houston)

10:00 a.m.-noon Sixth Paper Session (Captiva)

Section E

Greek History 3

George A. Sheets (University of Minnesota), presiding

  1. Artemisia and the Authorship of the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus. Kirsten Day (University of Arkansas)
  2. Preference for Authoritarianism in Fourth Century Syracuse. Andrew T. Alwine (University of Florida)
  3. Jason, Delphi, and Pastoralism: Animal Wealth and Display in Ancient Greece. Timothy R. Howe (St. Olaf College)
  4. How Tyrants Die: The Semantics of Political Assassination in Fourth-Century Greece. Werner Riess (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
  5. The Murder-Manslaughter Distinction in Attic Tragedy. David D. Phillips (University of California, Los Angeles)
  6. Epic Themes in Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner. William K. Freiert (Gustavus Adolphus College)

10:00 a.m.-noon Sixth Paper Session (Sanibel)

Section F

Latin Poetry 4

John F. Miller (University of Virginia), presiding

  1. NASO MAGISTER ERAT: Teaching “She-males” in Ars Amatoria 3. Teresa R. Ramsby (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
  2. The Aftermath of Song: Horace's Carmen Saeculare in Odes 4 and Epistles 2.1. Angeline C. Chiu (Princeton University)
  3. Reductio Ad Absurdum in the De Rerum Natura. Daniel C. Walin (Baylor University)
  4. Aratus' Sleepless Poetry and Ovid's vigilatum carmen. Joseph C. McAlhany (University of New Mexico)
  5. Horace's Odes 1.15 and Vergil's Epic Sea Voyage. William Tortorelli (Brigham Young University)
  6. Phantasmal Journeys: Space and Place in the Argonautica of Valerius Flaccus. Gregory W.Q. Hodges (Trinity College School)

IMPORTANT NOTE: The Seventh and Eighth Paper Sessions will be held in the Reitz Union on the University of Florida campus. Free shuttle busses will depart from the Holiday Inn West every 10-15 minutes, beginning at 11:30 a.m.; the last bus will leave the hotel at 1:20 p.m.

1:15 pm.-2:45 p.m. Seventh Paper Session Reitz Auditorium

Section A


New Perspectives on Classics and Cinema: Part I

Teaching Classics & Cinema: An Interactive Workshop

Monica S. Cyrino (University of New Mexico), organizer

  1. Homer and Hollywood: The Iliad and the Odyssey in Film. Gregory N. Daugherty (Randolph-Macon College)
  2. The Roman Empire Through Film. Art L. Spisak (Missouri State University)
  3. Two Men in a Tub: the Bath as a Type Scene in Roman Hollywood. Monica S. Cyrino (University of New Mexico)

IMPORTANT NOTE: A discussion period will follow the presentations, and session attendees are invited to bring copies of their course syllabi and handouts to share with other participants

1:15 pm.-2:45 p.m. Seventh Paper Session Reitz 282

Section B

Archaeology 2

Barbara Barletta (University of Florida), presiding

  1. The University of Colorado/Kalamazoo College Excavations at the Villa of Maxentius, Rome, Italy: Report on the 2005 Excavation Season. Diane A. Conlin (University of Colorado, Boulder), presenting, and Anne E. Haeckl (Kalamazoo College)
  2. Moles Manuque Adiutum: On the Embankment Walls of the Tiber Island. Andrew G. Nichols (University of Florida)
  3. On the Missing Herm of Ponte Fabricio Robert S. Wagman (University of Florida)
  4. The Tiber Runs Through It: Landscape and Identity in Ancient Rome. Gretchen E. Meyers (Rollins College)
  5. How to Recognize and Date a Muse: Torn Garments, Marble Types, and the Visual Meaning of the Tiber Muse in the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Christopher M. Roberts (Arizona State University)

1:15 pm.-2:45 p.m. Seventh Paper Session Reitz 284

Section C

Roman Religion 1

Duane W. Roller (Ohio State University), presiding

  1. Abducting the Sabine Women in the Mid-20th Century. Christopher M. McDonough (University of the South)
  2. Livy and the Aventine Sanctuary of Diana in Archaic Rome. Lora L. Holland (University of North Carolina, Asheville)
  3. The Ancestors' Ancestors: Religion and the Cult of the Dead in Archaic Rome. Elizabeth Colantoni (Oberlin College)
  4. Jerome, Jews and Theological Incoherence. Kevin F. Funderburk (University of Colorado, Boulder)
  5. Augury and Politics in Late Republican Rome. Lisa Bunge (University of Nebraska, Lincoln)

1:15 pm.-2:45 p.m. Seventh Paper Session Reitz 285

Section D

Greek History 4

Andrew O. Wolpert (University of Florida), presiding

  1. The Ethiopian Bow and the Madness of Cambyses (Hdt. iii.19-37). Kenneth M. Tuite (The University of Texas, Austin)
  2. Plutarch, Aristides, and the Victories of the Persian Wars. John Marincola (Florida State University)
  3. Easier Said than Done: A Significant Adverb in Thucydides. Charles C. Chiasson (University of Texas, Arlington)
  4. Heracles, Sesostris, and Historiographic Competition. Abram C. Ring (University of Virginia)
  5. Better Fled than Dead: Power and Land in Herodotus 4.11. Jonathan T. Chicken (Indiana University, Bloomington)

1:15 pm.-2:45 p.m. Seventh Paper Session Reitz 346

Section E


Teaching Latin in the 21st Century:
Some Observations by Eta Sigma Phi Members

in honor of Dr. C. Wayne Tucker

Thomas J. Sienkewicz (Monmouth College), organizer

  1. Organizing the Abyss: The Grammar Portfolio in Latin II. Ellen D. Sassenberg (Mayo High School)
  2. Harrius Potter in the Latin Classroom. Amy C. Sommer (Cherry Creek High School)
  3. Latin via Ostia. Jeremy M. Walker (Crown Point High School)
  4. Latin, African-Americans, and the Achievement Gap: Making Latin Relevant and Meaningful in the Inner-City Classroom. Jennifer L. Ice (Brittany Woods Middle School)
  5. Crossing the Bridge between Latin and Spanish: SPLAT Activities, Materials, and Games for the Classroom. Dawn M. McRoberts (Kenwood Academy)

1:15 pm.-2:45 p.m. Seventh Paper Session Reitz 349

Section F

Latin Epic 3

Niall W. Slater (Emory University), presiding

  1. A Descent Like No Other: Sophonisba in the Underworld in Petrarch's Africa 6. Antony Augoustakis (Baylor University)
  2. Reading the Text, Marking the Corpus: Interpretation and Creation in the Metamorphoses. Carol L. Abernathy (University of Virginia)
  3. Aeneas as an Inverted Ajax: Pius and a Conservator. J. D. Noonan (University of South Florida)
  4. The End(s) of Lucretius' De Rerum Natura. James J. O'Hara (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
  5. The dual ‘other’ in the myth of Philomela and Tereus. Jessica A. Westerhold (University of Kansas)

3:00-4:30 p.m. Eighth Paper Session Reitz Auditorium

Section A


New Perspectives on Classics and Cinema: Part II
Classical Images in Modern Film

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

  1. Hercules Conquers Atlantis: In Defense of Neo-Mythologism. Martin M. Winkler (George Mason University)
  2. Desiring Medea in Two Versions of Jason and the Argonauts. Margaret M. Toscano (University of Utah)
  3. Achilles Goes Native in Troy. Alena Allen (Cathedral High School)
  4. A Reading of Oliver Stone's Alexander. Jon Solomon (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

3:00-4:30 p.m. Eighth Paper Session Reitz 282

Section B

Archaeology 3

Robert S. Wagman (University of Florida), presiding

  1. As the World Turns: Nero's Iconography and the Octagonal Suite of the Domus Aurea. Jennifer S. Kendall (University at Buffalo, SUNY)
  2. Imperial Triumph, Funeral, and Apotheosis: The Arch of Titus in Rome. Naomi Norman (University of Georgia)
  3. Communicating difference: some uses of style in Roman funerary images. Laurel L. Taylor (University of North Carolina, Asheville)
  4. Temple Architecture in Domestic Space: A Case Study in the House of Epidius Rufus. Joey Lee Williams (The University of Arizona)
  5. A New Die-Link Between Severan Coins. Joanna L. Schmitz (University of Colorado, Boulder)

3:00-4:30 p.m. Eighth Paper Session Reitz 284

Section C

Historiography 2

Antony Augoustakis (Baylor University), presiding

  1. The City Eleusinion and the Kalliad Kerykes. Jason G. Hawke (Northern Illinois University)
  2. Self-Help in Menander. Cheryl A. Cox (University of Memphis)
  3. Publication of Verdicts and the Athenian Epigraphic Habit. James Sickinger (Florida State University)
  4. Contrasting Approaches to Prisoners and Massacre in Thucydides. Zachary R. Chitwood (Ripon College)
  5. Meniskos of Kolonai: A New Inscription and New Thoughts. Kevin F. Daly (Bucknell University)

3:00-4:30 p.m. Eighth Paper Session Reitz 285

Section D


Preparing Students for the AP Latin Examinations: Issues and Solutions

LeaAnn A. Osburn (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers; Barrington H.S., retired), organizer

  1. Aids for the Teacher and Student of Advanced Placement Horace. David J. Murphy (The Nightingale-Bamford School)
  2. AP Catullus: Thinking about Latin as Literature. Helena Dettmer (University of Iowa)
  3. Preparing Students to Read the New Selections on the AP Cicero Syllabus for 2006-2007. Judith A. Hayes (New Trier High School)

3:00-4:30 p.m. Eighth Paper Session Reitz 346

Section E

Roman Religion 2

Christopher M. McDonough (University of the South), presiding

  1. Believers or Converts? Finding Religion in the Second Century. Kendra J. Eshleman (Skidmore College)
  2. Remus and the Lemures. Jarrod W. Lux (St. Henry District High School)
  3. Vox Populi, Vox Deorum? The Roman People and the Development of the Civic Cult at the End of the Republic. Jack C. Wells (Emory and Henry College)
  4. Tenant Farmers and the Imperial Cult in Roman Africa. David L. Stone (Florida State University)

3:00-4:30 p.m. Eighth Paper Session Reitz 349

Section F


Taking Liberties: The Concept of Libertas in Vergil and his Augustan Contemporaries

Riggs Alden Smith (Baylor University) and

Peter E. Knox (University of Colorado, Boulder), organizers

  1. Vergil’s uses of libertas: some contexts. Karl Galinsky (University of Texas, Austin)
  2. Turnus, Horses, and Libertas. Patricia A. Johnston (Brandeis University)
  3. The Cult of the Goddess Libertas within the History of Scholarship on Roman Religion. Dorothee Elm (University of Freiburg)
  4. Books in Search of a Library: Ovid's “Response” to Augustan libertas. Riggs Alden Smith (Baylor University)

5:00-6:00 p.m. Reception at the home of Bernie Machen, President, University of Florida

IMPORTANT NOTE: Between 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. free shuttle busses will run continuously from the Reitz Union to the President's House and back to the Holiday Inn West, picking up passengers every 10-15 minutes.

7:00-7:30 p.m. Cash Bar (San Marcos)

7:30-9:30 p.m. Banquet (San Marcos)

Presiding: T. Keith Dix (University of Georgia)

Welcome: Janie M. Fouke, Provost & Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of Florida

Response: Alice M. Sanford (Hume-Fogg Academic School), First Vice-President

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

Address: Susan D. Martin (University of Tennessee), President
Title: “Cum mula pepererit: Roman Law, Mules, and CAMWS”

10:00-midnight President's Gala (Greek music and dancing - Embros Orchestra) (San Marcos)


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