Thursday, April 6, 2006

7:00-8:00 a.m. Buffet Breakfast sponsored by the Committee for the Promotion of Latin (CPL) DeSoto B

7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Registration (2nd-Floor Foyer)

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Book Display (DeSoto A)

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

Section A

Latin Poetry 1

T. Davina McClain (Loyola University, New Orleans), presiding

  1. Cena adposita est: Slave labor and the sociolinguistic function of the passive in Plautus. Bradley J. Ritter (Ave Maria University)
  2. Odes 1.25: Metapoetics and Horace’s Orphic Persona. Aaron O. Thomas (Florida State University)
  3. Carmina Digna and the Art of Allusion: Theocritus, Vergil's Ninth Eclogue and New Gallus. Zara M. Torlone (Miami University of Ohio)
  4. Elegiac Virtus and Male Virtues. Barbara P. Weinlich (University of Montana)
  5. Soldier of Love: Achilles in Propertius' Love Elegies. Meredith D. Prince (Washington University)

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

Section B

Greek Poetry 1

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

  1. Hermes' Manipulation of Language in Homeric Hymn IV. Athanassios Vergados (University of Virginia)
  2. Hyperbole and the Morality of Prose Encomium in the Evagoras. C. Michael. Sampson (University of Michigan)
  3. τεθνάκην δʹ ἀδόλως θέλω: Reading Sappho's “Confession” (fr. 94) through Penelope. Stephanie L. Larson (Bucknell University)
  4. Pheidias' Zeus and Callimachus. Chad M. Schroeder (University of Michigan)
  5. Arch. 124 W and the Context of Abusive Iambus. Ippokratis Kantzios (University of South Florida)

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

Section C

Greek History 1

David W. Tandy (University of Tennessee), presiding

  1. Women and Symposia in Macedonia. Elizabeth D. Carney (Clemson University)
  2. The Reputed Cretan Origin of Greek Pederasty. Thomas K. Hubbard (University of Texas, Austin)
  3. Every Man's Right: Brothels in Early Greece? Madeleine M. Henry (Iowa State University)
  4. Reading Rooms and Tombs. T. Keith Dix (University of Georgia)
  5. Aeschines on the Fourth Sacred War. Joseph Roisman (Colby College)

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

Section D

Greek Comedy

S. Douglas Olson (University of Minnesota), presiding

  1. Celebrating the God: Dionysos and Metatheater in Aristophanes' Frogs. Jeffrey M. Hunt (Brown University)
  2. Comic Ethics: Strepsiades the comic bane and Socrates the comic antidote. Kirk A. Shellko (Loyola University, Chicago)
  3. Aristophanes' Frogs 1041: An Epic Joke. Raymond L. Capra (Fordham University)
  4. This Little Piggie Went to the Megara… Mike B. Lippman (Emory University)

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

Section E

Ancient Philosophy

Svetla Slaveva-Griffin (Florida State University), presiding

  1. Philodemus, Lucretius, and Cicero's Torquatus on Happiness and Roman Politics. Jeffrey Fish (Baylor University)
  2. Liturgy Avoidance in Plato's Euthyphro. Geoffrey D. Steadman (University of Tennessee)
  3. Meminisse iuvabit: Seneca on Controlling Memory. Silvia Montiglio (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
  4. Color Prejudice Among 4th-Century Greek Elites. Velvet L. Yates (University of Florida)
  5. Immortality vs. Tripartition: The Soul in Plato. Gwendolyn M. Gruber (University of Iowa)

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

Section F

Latin Literature 1

Stephen A. Nimis (Miami University of Ohio), presiding

  1. Ambiguity and Fear: Eunuchs in Roman Literature. Rhiannon M. Rowlands (Independent Scholar)
  2. Hesiodic Muses and Anti-Hesiodic Pierides in Ovid's Metamorphoses. Zoe Stamatopoulou (University of Virginia)
  3. When Parody and Mourning Embrace: Ovid's Lament for Tibullus. C. Sydnor Roy (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
  4. Transgression and Transformation in Horace Satire I.8. Victoria E. Pagán (University of Florida)
  5. Ovid's Paris: The (Verbally) Unpersuasive Lover (Heroides 16 and 17). Nicolas P. Gross (University of Delaware)

10 a.m.-noon Second Paper Session (San Marcos A)

Section A

Classical Tradition 1

John E. Thorburn (Baylor University), presiding

  1. Andrés Bello, Foundational Myths, and the Classical Tradition. Sarah L. Jacobson (University of Arizona)
  2. The Death of Milon of Croton: An Ancient Warning Transmitted through Postclassical Art. Liane Houghtalin (University of Mary Washington)
  3. Cultural identity in Franco Rossi's Quo Vadis (1985). Anja Bettenworth (University of Michigan/Universität Münster)
  4. Camp and City in Spartacus. Robert J. Rabel (University of Kentucky)
  5. The Anachronistic Hero in Sophocles' Ajax and Howard Hawks' Red River. Life Blumberg (University of Iowa)
  6. Venus "Would Have Worn Stays": Classical Imagery in Victorian Dress Reform. Lydia R. Haile (Moses Brown School)

10 a.m.-noon Second Paper Session (San Marcos B)

Section B

Latin Poetry 2

Julia T. Dyson (Baylor University), presiding

  1. An Umbrian Survey of the Augustan City: Propertius 4.1.1-70 reconsidered. Bryce A. Carpenter (Montana State University)
  2. Gender Confusion in Ovid's Amores 2.15. Sharada Price (Texas Tech University)
  3. Lucretius' didactic imagery. Randall Childree (University of Florida)
  4. The Poet and the Theme of Sickness in Catullus 10. Daniel T. Barber (University of Virginia)
  5. Re-examining Elegy's Triumph. Stacie Raucci (Union College)
  6. Pliny's Dialogus? Peter J. Anderson (Grand Valley State University)

10 a.m.-noon. Second Paper Session (San Marcos C)

Section C

Greek History 2

Charles O. Lloyd (Marshall University), presiding

  1. “In this Limbec and Crusible of Affliction”: Herodotean Didactics in Thucydides. Tarik Wareh (Union College)
  2. The Function of the Early Periploi. Philip Kaplan (University of North Florida)
  3. Homeric Time and Space at Olympia. Aileen Ajootian (University of Mississippi)
  4. Evidence for Homer? The Importance of the Siamese Twin Figure in Attic Geometric Pottery. Allisa J. Stoimenoff (University of Arizona)
  5. Ennodia and the Early Thessalian League. C. Denver Graninger (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)

10 a.m.-noon Second Paper Session (Granada)

Section D

Greek Epic 1

Wilfred E. Major (Louisiana State University), presiding

  1. Achilleus as Patroklos' Father: Iliad 19.321-337 and 23.221-225. Kathleen S. Collins (The CUNY Graduate Center)
  2. Dread Voices in the Odyssey. Amy E. Vail (Baylor University)
  3. Who is Briseis?--Searching for her voice in the Iliad. Priscilla G Larkin (University of South Carolina)
  4. Homeric Ariadne: The Poetics of the Bridal Dance. Maria Sarinaki (University of Texas, Austin)
  5. The Iliadic “Bridges of War.” Steve Reece (St. Olaf College)
  6. Looking Toward the Future: The Work of noos in the Hymn to Hermes. Christopher W. Bungard (The Ohio State University)

10 a.m.-noon Second Paper Session (Captiva)

Section E

Latin Drama

Carin M. Green (University of Iowa), presiding

  1. Now You See Her, Now You Don't: Megara in Seneca's Hercules Furens. Thomas D. Kohn (University of North Carolina, Greensboro)
  2. Acting like a morigera: Submissive characters in Plautus' comedies. Polyxeni Strolonga (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
  3. Puzzle-Box Theater: Reflections on Mostellaria I.iii. Gregory P. Sears (Indiana University, Bloomington)
  4. Styling Hair, Styling Character: Female Habitus in Seneca's Tragedies. Kathryn E. Balsley (Stanford University)
  5. The Charm of Chatter: The Speech of Courtesans in Plautus. Rebecca M. Muich (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
  6. Pudicitia and Power in the Curculio. Emily C. Jusino (University of Chicago)

10 a.m.-noon Second Paper Session (Sanibel)

Section F

Greek Tragedy 1

Karelisa V. Hartigan (University of Florida), presiding

  1. Bits Clash Murder: Horses, Fear and Incest in the Seven Against Thebes. Christina E. Franzen (University of Washington)
  2. Achelous and the Divine in Sophocles' Trachiniae. Naomi J. Rood (Colgate University)
  3. Murderous Compassion: Pity in Sophocles' Electra. Doug Clapp (Samford University)
  4. (Fe)Male Dionysus: the False Dichotomy of Gender in Euripidean Theatre. Tracy A. Jamison (University of California, Santa Barbara)
  5. Silence and Speech in Euripides' Hippolytus. Jeannie T. Nguyen (University of Florida)

Noon-1:00 p.m. Buffet Luncheon Meeting for CAMWS Committees (DeSoto B)

1:15-3:15 p.m. Third Paper Session (San Marcos A)

Section A

General 1

T. Keith Dix (University of Georgia), presiding

  1. Figures and fictions: Figural representations and the recreation of religious rituals at Protopalatial Phaistos. Joanne M. Murphy (University of Akron)
  2. Living Like a King: Re-Contextualizing Hellenistic Palatial Décor in the House of the Faun at Pompeii. Alexis M. Christensen (Florida State University)
  3. Where was Critalla? Herodotus 7.26 and Geographic Information Systems. Alicia B. Wilson (Furman University)
  4. Polybios the Scientist and Explorer. Duane W. Roller (Ohio State University)
  5. Lysioidia: Transgendered Actresses/Actors in Hellenistic Theater. John H. Starks (Agnes Scott College)
  6. Petronius', Apollonius', Theocritus' and Moschus' Visit to the Ekphrasis. Eleni Bozia (University of Florida)

1:15-3:15 p.m. Third Paper Session (San Marcos B)

Section B


Marilyn B. Skinner (University of Arizona), presiding

  1. Building the Perfect Beast: Cicero's Reinvention of Aristotelian Dramatic Ethos in the Pro Cluentio. James H. Crozier (Missouri Valley College)
  2. Judging Pompey in Cicero's Speech for Milo. Christopher Craig (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
  3. Cicero's Portrayal of Fulvia in the Philippics: Rhetorical Commonplaces and Gender Stereotpyes. Paloma Rodriguez (Universidad Complutense, Madrid)
  4. Cicero, Servius, and the lawyer jokes at Pro Murena 19-30. Michael de Brauw (Northwestern University)
  5. There's No Place (Not) Like Home: Domestic Space and Political Identity in Cicero's de domo sua. Gillian E. McIntosh (Calvin College)
  6. Caesar's Legacy in the De Officiis. Jonathan P. Zarecki (Illinois State University)

1:15-3:15 p.m. Third Paper Session (San Marcos C)

Section C

Greek Epic 2

Robert J. Rabel (University of Kentucky), presiding

  1. Athena in Epic Before the Iliad: The Non-Cyclic Tradition. Victor Castellani (University of Denver)
  2. How Not to Get Skinned: Politics and Poetics in The Homeric Hymn to Apollo. Nancy R. Felson (University of Georgia)
  3. Achilles Departs for War: The Simile at Iliad 19:375-79. Jenny Strauss Clay (University of Virginia)
  4. Odysseus at Sea. Ruth Scodel (University of Michigan)
  5. The Dangers of Overindulgence: Drug and Alcohol Use in the Odyssey. Robert W. Brewer (University of Florida)
  6. Thersites, Odysseus, and ‘Right Rhetoric’. Hanna M. Roisman (Colby College)

1:15-3:15 p.m. Third Paper Session (Granada)

Section D

Latin Poetry 3

Christine G. Perkell (Emory University), presiding

  1. Inscribed Consent: Reading, Writing, and Performative Speech in Heroides 20. Erika J. Nesholm (Williams College)
  2. Vitium corporis abde tui: Woman's Head and Speech in Ars III. Erika Z. Damer (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
  3. Reading Octavian's Dinner Theater. John F. Miller (University of Virginia)
  4. Redressing Exile: Seamus Heaney and Ovid's Tristia and Epistulae ex Ponto. Matthew M. McGowan (College of Wooster)
  5. Augustus and I: Negotiating Identity in Horace, Ode 3.14. Raymond D. Marks(University of Missouri, Columbia)
  6. Statius as Horatian priest of the Muses in Silvae 2.7. Stephen M. Kershner (University at Buffalo, SUNY)

1:15-3:15 p.m. Third Paper Session (Captiva)

Section E

Epigraphy and Papyrology

Dennis P. Kehoe (Tulane University), presiding

  1. Playing Sports may be fun, but I'll take all the Glory - The Synstremmatarches and the Synstremma in the Athenian Ephebia. John L. Friend (University of Texas, Austin)
  2. Government and Private Organizations: The Functions of the Egyptian Associations in the First Century A.D.. Jinyu Liu (DePauw University)
  3. Aeditui: An Epigraphic Study of Temple Keepers. Jamie B. Erenstoft (University at Buffalo, SUNY)
  4. The temenos of Artemidoros on Thera. Marie-Claire A. Beaulieu (University of Texas, Austin)
  5. Pipes in the Astynomoi Law. Sara Saba (Duke University)
  6. Burial Patterns in the City Cemeteries of Fourth Century BC Athens. Ariel Loftus (Wichita State University)

1:15-3:15 p.m. Third Paper Session (Sanibel)

Section F

Latin Literature 2

James S. Ruebel (Ball State University), presiding

  1. Petronius' Other Rome: The Cities of the Satyrica in the Roman Imaginary. Marsha B. McCoy (Austin College)
  2. Reassessing Suetonius' Life of Caligula (13-21). Emily E. Batinski (Louisiana State University)
  3. The Poet's Croak: The Name and Function of Corax in Petronius. Max L. Goldman (University of California, Irvine)
  4. Patterns of Constructing the Self and the Construction of a Genre in Younger Pliny. A Reading Grid. Valentina Popescu (University of Cincinnati)
  5. After the Storm: the Healing Effects of Literature and Philosophy in the Younger Seneca. Eleni Manolaraki (University of South Florida)

3:30-5:30 p.m. Fourth Paper Session (San Marcos A)

Section A

General 2

Lewis A. Sussman (University of Florida), presiding

  1. The ‘Orphic’ Gold Tablets: Near Eastern and Egyptian Resonances. Phillip S. Horky (University of Southern California)
  2. Pausanias and the Heroic Reburials of the Spartans. David A. Webb (University of Mississippi)
  3. Giving an Arm and a Leg: Votives, Gods, and Pathologies. Adina J. Stone (Sheffield High School/University of Florida)
  4. An Updatable Corpus of Greek Inscriptions. William N. Bruce (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
  5. The Merciful Danaid in Augustan Literature and Art. Melissa Barden Dowling (Southern Methodist University)
  6. Towards a Linguistic Fingerprint Method for Latin Literature. John W. Thomas (Xavier University)

3:30-5:30 p.m. Fourth Paper Session (San Marcos B)

Section B

Graduate Student Issues Committee Panel

Don’t Forget Your Towel: Preparing for Success in the Interview Process

Bradley M. Peper (Vanderbilt University), organizer

Richard E. Rader, Jr. (Ohio State University), organizer

Mark A. Thorne (University of Iowa), organizer

Jonathan P. Zarecki (Illinois State University), organizer

  1. Putting Your Best Foot Forward. Victoria E. Pagán (University of Florida)
  2. Optimizing the R-1 Interview. Monica S. Cyrino (University of New Mexico)
  3. A Premium on Instruction. John C. Gruber-Miller (Cornell College)
  4. Surviving the Non-Tenure Track. Paul A. Iversen (Case Western Reserve University)
  5. Dotting the i's and Crossing the t's. Pauline Nugent (Missouri State University)

3:30-5:30 p.m. Fourth Paper Session (San Marcos C)

Section C

Latin Epic 1

Carole E. Newlands (University of Wisconsin), presiding

  1. Aspects of Grafting in Vergil's Georgics. Christopher G. Cudabac (Charlotte Latin School)
  2. Ambiguity, Death and Regret in the Aeneid. Laurel Fulkerson (Florida State University)
  3. Anceps and Anfractus in Lucretius and Cicero. Catherine J. Castner (University of South Carolina)
  4. Provocative Enjambment in Vergil's Aeneid. John H. Henkel (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
  5. Rewriting Fate in Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica. David A. Guinee (DePauw University)

3:30-5:30 p.m. Fourth Paper Session (Granada)

Section D

Latin Satire

Samuel J. Huskey (University of Oklahoma), presiding

  1. Dialogue of the Prostitutes?: The Speaker of Juvenal's Ninth Satire. Heather A. Woods (University of Minnesota)
  2. In Praise of the Pusio: Echoes of Petronius in Juvenal 6.34-37. Heather Vincent (Southern Illinois University)
  3. The Body was Never Found: Loss of Identity in Two Poems of Juvenal. Christopher Nappa (University of Minnesota)
  4. Juvenalian Geographic: An Evaluation of Imperial Roman Identity. Osman S. Umurhan (New York University)
  5. Persius as the Stoic Horace. Benjamin V. Hicks (University of Texas, Austin)

3:30-5:30 p.m. Fourth Paper Session (Captiva)

Section E

Roman History 1

Andrew S. Becker (Virginia Polytechnic Institute), presiding

  1. Physiognomics in the Historia Augusta. David Rohrbacher (New College of Florida)
  2. The Economic Consequences of Late Antique Tax Policy. Dennis P. Kehoe (Tulane University)
  3. Roman Women in the castra: Who's in charge here? Rosemary L. Moore (University of Iowa)
  4. The lex Cornelia de sicariis et veneficis and the Roman senate. Cheryl L Golden (Newman University)
  5. Speaking out of Turn(us): Virgil as Hermeneutic Guide in Cassius Dio 76.10-12. Julie Langford-Johnson (University of South Florida)
  6. Time Is Power: Politics and the Julian Calendar Reform. Bradley G. Potter (Pontifical College Josephinum)

3:30-5:30 p.m. Fourth Paper Session (Sanibel)

Section F

Greek Literature

Jenny Strauss Clay (University of Virginia), presiding

  1. Sexual Pollution and Private Space: Did Lysias have it wrong?. Dorothy Dvorsky-Rohner (University of North Carolina, Asheville)
  2. Stasis Theory and Female Characterization in Greek Declamation. Heather I. Waddell Gruber (University of Iowa)
  3. Demosthenes, Against Konon: was drinking on duty a court-martial offense? William C. West (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  4. Plutarch and Pindar: The Use of Poetic Words in Plutarch's Life of Alexander. Kris J. Murrey (University of New Mexico)
  5. Dreams of Victory: An Epinician Moment in Aelius Aristides' Sacred Tales. Janet Downie (University of Chicago)
  6. Over Troubled Water: A Herodotean Allusion at Aethiopika 1.5.1-4. Katherine Panagakos (Rhodes College)

    5:30-6:00 p.m. Business Meeting of the CAMWS Southern Section (Granada)

    6:00-7:30 p.m. Buffet Dinner for CAMWS Vice-Presidents (DeSoto B)

    6:30-7:30 p.m. Happy Hour for Graduate Students (San Marcos A)

    6:30-7:30 p.m. Reception (cash bar) sponsored by SALVI (San Marcos B)

    6:30-7:30 p.m. Reception (cash bar) sponsored by the Vergilian Society (San Marcos C)

    8:00 p.m. Mask Workshop led by William Hall (McKenzie Hall, Sweetwater Branch Inn)

    IMPORTANT NOTE: On Thursday evening we encourage everyone to participate in the “Dine Around” in downtown Gainesville. Pubs and restaurants will be offering discounts, and free transportation will be provided. A bus will leave the Holiday Inn West every half hour, beginning at 5:00 p.m., with the last departure scheduled for 9:00 p.m. For those returning to the hotel, a bus will leave Harry's Seafood every half hour, beginning at 5:30 p.m., with the last departure at 8:30 p.m. There will also be two additional return trips, leaving the Sweetwater Branch Inn at 9:20 and 9:40 p.m., to accommodate those attending the mask workshop.


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