Friday, April 18, 2008

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7:00-8:00 a.m. Buffet Breakfast sponsored by the Women's Classical Caucus (Sabino)

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

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

8:15-9:45 a.m. Sixth Paper Session (Canyon A)

Section A

Latin Satire

Cynthia White (University of Arizona), presiding

  1. Mendicancy and Competition in Martial 12.32 and Catullus 23. Maria S. Marsilio (St. Joseph's University)
  2. Change, decline, progress, and satire in Juvenal's third book. Cathy C. Keane (Washington University)
  3. Conspiracy in the Satires of Juvenal. Victoria E. Pagán (University of Florida)
  4. Juvenal's Eunuchs: Masculinity and Exclusion in the Sixth Satire. Christopher J. Nappa (University of Minnesota)

8:15-9:45 a.m. Sixth Paper Session (Canyon B)

Section B

Roman Religion

Carin M. Green (University of Iowa), presiding

  1. Bona Dea and Cicero's public image. Karen Acton (University of Michigan)
  2. Circa deos ac religiones: The category of religion in public discourse about the Roman emperor. Matthew Polk (Harvard University)
  3. Toward an Ovidian Poetics of Eating. Tom A. Garvey (University of Virginia)
  4. Epona Salvator?: Isis and the Horse Goddess in Apuleius' Metamorphoses. Jeffrey Winkle (Calvin College)

8:15-9:45 a.m. Sixth Paper Session (Canyon C)

Section C

Greek Novel

Edmund P. Cueva (Xavier University), presiding

  1. Hermes in Lucian's Comic Fiction. Ian C. Storey (Trent University)
  2. A Walk in the Clouds: Lucian's Nigrinus and its Relationship to Plato's Phaedrus. Anna I. Peterson (Ohio State University)
  3. Reading Callirhoe through Homer: Chariton’s Deployment of Homeric Quotation. Richard F. Buxton (University of Washington)
  4. Perspective and Perception: The limits of narratology in the ancient novel. Stephen A. Nimis (Miami University)

8:15-9:45 a.m. Sixth Paper Session (Madera)

Section D

Latin Paedagogy

Terence D. Tunberg (University of Kentucky), presiding

  1. Word Reordering After Ordo Est: A Comparison of Porphyrion and Servius. David L. Sigsbee (University of Memphis)
  2. Teaching Hyperbaton, or How to Recognize What Hyperbaton is Not. Maura K. Lafferty (University of Tennessee)
  3. The Census of the Final Letters Occurring in Latin. Tom N. Winter (University of Nebraska, Lincoln)
  4. Authentic Stories in the Latin One Classroom. LeaAnn A. Osburn (Barrington High School, IL, retired)

8:15-9:45 a.m. Sixth Paper Session (Pima)

Section E

Cicero 1

Susan D. Martin (University of Tennessee), presiding

  1. Language and Artistry in Cicero's Pro Archia. Erika J. Nesholm (Georgetown University)
  2. Cicero's Pro Archia: What Grattius (might have) said. Jon C. Hall (University of Otago)
  3. Cicero's Rhetorical Branding and Dismemberment of Catiline. Christina E. Franzen (Marshall University)
  4. The Rhetorical Technique of Self-Blame in Cicero's First Catilinarian Oration. Tiffany A. Lee (University of Missouri, Columbia)

8:15-9:45 a.m. Sixth Paper Session (Conference)

Section F

Greek Studies

Kathryn A. Thomas (Creighton University), presiding

  1. The pharmakos-victor complex in Greek athletics. Tom Hawkins (Ohio State University)
  2. Cynisca's Olympic Victories. Kristina R. Ingersoll (University of Colorado, Boulder)
  3. Apollo, Admetus, and the Problem of Pederastic Hierarchy. Thomas K. Hubbard (University of Texas, Austin)
  4. The Greek Riddle: Considerations of Genre, Occasion, and Poetics of the griphos. Alexander C. Loney (Duke University)

10:00 a.m.-noon Seventh Paper Session (Canyon A)

Section A

Greek Poetry

Jon S. Bruss (University of Kansas), presiding

  1. A contest of erga: Aphrodite against Athena, Artemis and Hestia in the Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite. Polyxeni Strolonga (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
  2. Lesbian Wisdom and Horace's Advisory Mode. William Tortorelli (Northwestern University)
  3. Agency, Responsibility, and Blame in Sappho fr. 16. David J. Riesbeck (University of Texas, Austin)
  4. Χάρις for Chariclo: From Narrative to Ritual in Callimachus' Hymn to Athena. Keyne Cheshire (Davidson College)
  5. Callimachus' Muses: Divine and Authorial Voice in the Aitia. Mary Depew (University of Iowa)
  6. The Paiderastic Elegies of Book 2 and the Question of the Theognidea's Authorship. Andrew Lear (DePauw University)
  7. Epigram and the “age of gold”: Paulus Silentiarius, A.P. 5.217, and the Classical Tradition. Angela L. Gosetti-Murrayjohn (University of Mary Washington)

10:00 a.m.-noon Seventh Paper Session (Canyon B)

Section B

Roman History 1

John F. Hall (Brigham Young University), presiding

  1. A Lamentable Victory: Nero and the Death of Agrippina. Trevor S. Luke (Florida State University)
  2. The Arrival of Berenice in Rome and the Execution of Helvidius Priscus. Michael S. Vasta (Indiana University)
  3. Italia Restituta: the Economic Policy of Trajanic Road Construction. Sailakshmi Ramgopal (University of Chicago)
  4. Dwarfs in Early Imperial Spectacles. Stephen Brunet (University of New Hampshire)
  5. Sex and the Corruption of Slaves. Matthew Perry (Juilliard School, NY)
  6. The Bimillenary of the Teutoburg Forest Battle. Herbert W. Benario (Emory University)

10:00 a.m.-noon Seventh Paper Session (Canyon C)

Section C

Classics in Music and Film

Alena Allen (Cathedral Catholic High School, CA), presiding

  1. Dido and Aeneas in Venice: Willaert’s treatment of Vergil’s speeches. Philip V. Barnes (John Burroughs School, MO)
  2. A Sabra in Judaea: the 1959 Ben-Hur. Ruth Scodel (University of Michigan)
  3. Terrence Malick's The New World and Homer's Odyssey. Seán Easton (Gustavus Adolphus College)
  4. All Coens are Liars: Homer, O Brother Where Art Thou?, and the Reconstruction of the Past. Anise K. Strong (Northwestern University)
  5. Almodóvar’s Female Odyssey. Corinne O. Pache (Yale University)

10:00 a.m.-noon Seventh Paper Session (Madera)

Section D

Archaeology 2

Liane Houghtalin (University of Mary Washington), presiding

  1. The Cup of Socrates: Sympotic Cups Over Time. Kathleen M. Lynch (University of Cincinnati)
  2. A Comforting Massacre: 200 years of Ilioupersis Scenes. Debra A. Trusty (Florida State University)
  3. Renewing, Reusing, and Recycling in the Greek House. Barbara Tsakirgis (Vanderbilt University)
  4. Dining Imagery on Classical Athenian Funerary Reliefs. Wendy E. Closterman (Bryn Athyn College)
  5. Agony in the Dining-Room: Competitive Imagery in Domestic Floor Mosaics. Alexis M. Christensen (University of Iowa)

10:00 a.m.-noon Seventh Paper Session (Pima)

Section E

Cicero 2

James M. May (St. Olaf College), presiding

  1. Audience Expectations and Persuasion in Cicero's Pro Roscio Amerino. Christopher P. Craig (University of Tennessee)
  2. Concordia in Pro Cluentio, 143-160. Marco J. Zangari (University of Puget Sound)
  3. Cicero's Pro Sulla and the Bobbio Scholiast: What can we learn from “Bob”? Jane W. Crawford (University of Virginia)
  4. Prayer Formulae and Ritualistic Language in Cicero's De Domo. Dustin W. Dixon (Northwestern University)
  5. The Pastoral Effect in Cicero's Pro Caelio: A study in semantics and ideology. Samantha L. Marsh (University of Florida)
  6. Antony, Cicero, and the Colloquium Absentium Amicorum. Jennifer Ebbeler (University of Texas, Austin)

10:00 a.m.-noon Seventh Paper Session (Conference)

Section F

Greek Comedy

S. Douglas Olson (University of Minnesota), presiding

  1. ‘Free Speech’ and Public Opinion in the Athenian Democracy During the Peloponnesian War: Aristophanes and his targets of criticism. Kory L. Plockmeyer (University of Florida)
  2. The Dionysian Logic of Aristophanes' Frogs. Stephen Fineberg (Knox College)
  3. Athena and Aristophanes in the Parabasis of Clouds. Carl A. Anderson (Michigan State University)
  4. The Politics of Pederasty in Aristophanes’ Ecclesiazusae. Chad Schroeder (Cornell University)
  5. Relative Femininity: Aristophanes' Characterization of Euripides in Thesmophoriazusae. Katie Lamberto (University at Buffalo, SUNY)
  6. “Old” Pan and “New” Pan in Menander's Dyskolos. Ippokratis Kantzios (University of South Florida)

NOTE: All Friday-afternoon sessions will take place on the campus of the University of Arizona, within easy walking distance of the hotel. Transportation will be available for those unable to walk to the campus.

1:15 pm.-3:15 p.m. Eighth Paper Session (McClelland 123)

Section A

Panel: The Influence of Republican Drama

Christopher V. Trinacty (Amherst College), organizer

  1. Playful Quotation: Cicero's Fam. and Republican Drama. Sarah L. Jacobson (Brown University)
  2. Propertius Tragicus: Ennian Allusion in Propertius. Christopher V. Trinacty (Amherst College)
  3. Plautus' and Seneca's Ulysses: Some Questions of Influence and Intertextuality. Michael Fontaine (Cornell University)
  4. Martial's Dramatic Prefaces. Katherine Wasdin (Yale University)
  5. Parasitic Patrons, Whoring Wives, and Mercenary Men in Juvenal's Satires: From Comic Character to Contemptible Caricature. Heather Vincent (Eckerd College)

1:15 pm.-3:15 p.m. Eighth Paper Session (McClelland 125)

Section B


Antonios C. Augoustakis (Baylor University), presiding

  1. “To speak is never neutral.” Finding the Female Body in Propertius. Erika Zimmermann Damer (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
  2. Sex, Violence, and the Elegiac Hero in Propertius 2.15. Ellen Greene (University of Oklahoma)
  3. On Reading Propertius 2.29A and 2.29B as Paired Poems. Helena Dettmer (University of Iowa)
  4. A Change of Direction(s): “Puella” and “Poeta” in Propertius 3.10. Barbara P. Weinlich (Texas Tech University)
  5. Propertius 4.4 and Euripides' Iphigenia at Aulis 1540-1612. Lindsay J. Rogers (University of Florida)

1:15 pm.-3:15 p.m. Eighth Paper Session (McClelland 127)

Section C

Epigraphy and Papyrology

Judith A. Evans-Grubbs (Washington University), presiding

  1. What’s in a Name? The Inscriptions on the Siphnian Treasury at Delphi. Alexandra Pappas (University of Arkansas)
  2. Non-Alexandrian erudition and the papyri. Cassandra Borges (University of Michigan)
  3. Aerial Insults: The Historical and Archaeological Value of Inscribed Leaden Sling-Bullets. Brandon R. Olson (Penn State University)
  4. Exhortation in Greek and Latin Honorific Inscriptions: a tale of difference. Jinyu Liu (DePauw University)
  5. Late Roman Census Inscriptions: Dating and Context. Kyle Harper (University of Oklahoma)

1:15 pm.-3:15 p.m. Eighth Paper Session (McClelland 207)

Section D

Presidential Panel in honor of Gregory N. Daugherty

Classics and the American Western: Making Film, History, and Myth

Part I: Tantae molis erat: Frontiers and Foundations

Martin M. Winkler (George Mason University), organizer

  1. The Journey of Self-Discovery in Greek Epic and Tragedy and in the Western. Frederick M. Ahl (Cornell University)
  2. Violated Economies: Iliadic Exchange in Robert D. Webb's White Feather (1955). Lorenzo F. Garcia, Jr. (University of New Mexico)
  3. The Wounded Hero in the Western Films of Howard Hawks. Life Blumberg (University of Iowa)
  4. Arma virosque canit: John Ford, America's Virgil. Martin M. Winkler (George Mason University)

1:15 pm.-3:15 p.m. Eighth Paper Session McClelland 133

Section E

Cicero 3

Robert W. Cape, Jr. (Austin College), presiding

  1. Sata est enim ingenio: Historical Memory and Self-Representation in Cicero’s Written Marius. Eleanor W. Leach (Indiana University)
  2. The Claudii Marcelli in Cicero's Brutus. Gabriel Grabarek (Indiana University)
  3. Beneficia in Cicero's De Officiis and Philippic II. Aaron W. Wenzel (Ohio State University)
  4. Adoptees and exposed children in Roman declamation: Commodification, luxury, and the threat of violence. Neil W. Bernstein (Ohio University)
  5. Pompeius Apolitikotatos: Speech vs. Action in Cicero's Letters to Atticus. Jonathan P. Zarecki (University of North Carolina, Greensboro)
  6. The Rhetoric of Conversion and the Conversion of Rhetoric in Augustine's Confessions. Rocki T. Wentzel (Ohio State University)

1:15 pm.-3:15 p.m. Eighth Paper Session (McClelland 134)

Section F

Panel: Periti/ae Utriusque Modi: Two Methods, One Professon

Carin M. C. Green (University of Iowa), organizer

  1. Aperite Libros: We See What We Seek. Robert B. Patrick (Parkview High School, GA)
  2. Mores et Modi: Practices and Methods. Sherwin D. Little (Indian Hill High School, OH)
  3. Splitting Priorities the Productive Way. Ginny T. Lindzey (Dripping Springs High School, TX)
  4. Active Learning: The key to learning Latin. John C. Gruber-Miller (Cornell College)
  5. Response. Cynthia White (University of Arizona)

3:30-5:30 p.m. Ninth Paper Session (McClelland 123)

Section A

Vergilian Society Panel

Vergil's Goddesses and Heroines:

Authenticating the Early Goddesses and Establishing the Roman Common Identity

Steven L. Tuck (Miami University), organizer

  1. Epiros, Julio-Claudian Goddesses, and the Vergilian Connection: Aphrodite and Venus, Hestia and Vesta, Proserpina and Persephone, and the Sibyl? Kathryn A. Thomas (Creighton University)
  2. Cybele: Gender and Ethnic Identity in The Aeneid. John Makowski (Loyola University, Chicago)
  3. Aeneas and Anna Perenna. Patricia Johnston (Brandeis University)
  4. The Cult of Ceres and Roman Cultural Identity in Ancient Corinth. Barbette Spaeth (College of William and Mary)

3:30-5:30 p.m. Ninth Paper Session McClelland 125

Section B

Roman Comedy

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

  1. Negotiating Credibility in the Prologues of Plautus. Doug Clapp (Samford University)
  2. Nulla Sum’? Pardalisca's Power in Plautus' Casina. Ted H. Gellar (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
  3. The Sociology of Rumor in Plautus' Trinummus. James P. Blackburn (Samford University)
  4. Virgo, dote cassa atque inlocabilis: Plautus' Aulularia 592-98. Kathryn Williams (Canisius College)
  5. The Merchant of Epidamnus: Identity and Menaechmus E. Christopher W. Bungard (Ohio State University)
  6. Terence and the Behavior of Love. Mary Jane Cuyler (University of Texas, Austin)

3:30-5:30 p.m. Ninth Paper Session (McClelland 127)

Section C

Greek Religion

Carl A. Anderson (Michigan State University), presiding

  1. The themistês of Zeus (Od. 16.400-5). C. Michael Sampson (University of Michigan)
  2. Cognition and Recognition: Epiphanies in the Homeric Hymn to Demeter. Bridget S. Buchholz (Ohio State University)
  3. Securing the Sacred: The Accessibility and Control of Attic Sanctuaries. Laura Gawlinski (Wilfrid Laurier University)
  4. Sharing the Sanctuary: Supplication, Healing and the Divine Partners of Asklepios. Meagan Ayer (University at Buffalo, SUNY)
  5. Did Lucian Fall into Milk?: The Influence of the Mysteries of Dionysus on Lucian's Verae Historiae. Kristen M. Gentile (Ohio State University)
  6. A Sacrificial Calendar from Corinth on Stone and Lead. Paul A. Iversen (Case Western Reserve University)

3:30-5:30 p.m. Ninth Paper Session (McClelland 207)

Section D

Presidential Panel in honor of Gregory N. Daugherty

Classics and the American Western: Making Film, History, and Myth

Part II: Kleos Aphthiton: Frontiers Extended

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

  1. Unforgiven (1992): A Postmodern Iliad. Robert J. Rabel (University of Kentucky)
  2. Sam Raimi's The Quick and the Dead (1995): Chillers, Westerns, Spider-Mans, and Ancients. Jon Solomon (University of Illinois)
  3. Gladiator (2000): Ancient Fantasy through the Mythology of the Western. Ward W. Briggs (University of South Carolina)
  4. Black Hills Blue: Classical Allusion in HBO's Deadwood (2004-06). Monica S. Cyrino (University of New Mexico)

3:30-5:30 p.m. Ninth Paper Session (McClelland 133)

Section E

Roman Historiography

Herbert W. Benario (Emory University), presiding

  1. Exemplarity in the Bellum Africum. Aislinn A. Melchior (University of Puget Sound)
  2. Sallust, Jugurtha, and the Metus Hostilis. Brenda M. Fields (University of Florida)
  3. Livy: The Sabine Paradigm. Grizelda D. McClelland (Washington University)
  4. Lucretia: “nec ulla deinde impudica Lucretia exemplo vivet. Lisa Feldkamp (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
  5. The Language of Revolt: Tacitus' Portrayal of Military Dissidence in the Histories. Megan M. Daly (University of Florida)
  6. Bringing/Burning Down the House in the Reign of Tiberius/Nero. Rebecca M. Edwards (Wright State University)

3:30-5:30 p.m. Ninth Paper Session (McClelland 134)

Section F

Panel: Six Foreign Classicists: Teaching Challenges and Successful Strategies

Eleni Manolaraki (University of South Florida), organizer

Gonda Van Steen (University of Arizona), presiding

  1. From Rome to the Renaissance and beyond: an Italian’s Perspective. Marina Del Negro Karem (Spalding University)
  2. A Greek's Journey in Beginning Greek. Antonios C. Augoustakis (Baylor University)
  3. A Greek's Journey in Beginning Latin. Eleni Manolaraki (University of South Florida)
  4. Bridging the Cultural Gap in Lecture Classes. Svetla E. Slaveva-Griffin (Florida State University)
  5. Reponse. Jinyu Liu (DePauw University)

5:30-6:30 p.m. Reception on the campus of the University of Arizona (Museum of Art)

Welcome by Chuck Tatum, Dean of the College of Humanities

NOTE: Friday-afternoon events held on the University of Arizona campus will conclude with the reception at the Museum of Art. Transportation will be available for those unable to walk back from the campus to the hotel.

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

7:30-10:00 p.m. Banquet (Sabino)

Presiding: John F. Hall (Brigham Young University)

Welcome: Jerrold E. Hogle (University of Arizona),
Interim Vice President for Instruction, Dean of the University College

Response: Dawn LaFon (White Station High School, TN), First Vice-President

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

Address: Gregory N. Daugherty (Randolph-Macon College), President

Title: “A Chilly Reception”

10:00-11:00 p.m. President's Reception <Cash Bar> (Patio)

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