Thursday, April 17, 2008

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

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

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

Section A

Greek Historiography 1

Victoria E. Pagán (University of Florida), presiding

  1. Demaratus, Xerxes, and Spartan Rules of Succession in Persia. Richard Persky (University of Michigan)
  2. Heroic Self-Mutilation in Herodotus' Histories. Derek H. Smith (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
  3. “Honor, Fear and Profit”: Non-Universal Terms in Thucydides. Daniel P. Tompkins (Temple University)
  4. Thucydides and the Murder of Phrynichus. George E. Pesely (Austin Peay State University)

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

Section B

Roman Life

James V. Lowe (John Burroughs School), presiding

  1. Varro and the Aesthetics of Agriculture. Britta K. Ager (University of Michigan)
  2. Valediction in Seneca's Letters. Yasuko Taoka (Southern Illinois University)
  3. Bodies and Houses in Seneca's Moral Epistles 7 and 43. Amanda R. Wilcox (Williams College)
  4. Symmachus, Ausonius, and the Right of Authorship. Scott C. McGill (Rice University)

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

Section C

Roman Studies

James S. Ruebel (Ball State University), presiding

  1. Eucharis Liciniae Liberta. Sander M. Goldberg (University of Los Angeles, California)
  2. Lucretius' Split Personality: An Examination of the Tension Between his Philosophical and Literary Aims. Michael J. Reddoch (University of Cincinnati)
  3. Crassus, Antonius, and Scaevola on civil law and expertise in Book I of De Oratore. Michael de Brauw (Northwestern University)
  4. Dirus exclamat Charon: Seneca's Use of Oratio Recta in “Messenger” Speeches. Thomas D. Kohn (Wayne State University)

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

Section D

Pedagogy In Classics

Dawn LaFon (White Station High School, TN), presiding

  1. Harry Potter and the Mythology Class. Vassiliki Panoussi (College of William and Mary)
  2. From Plato to Philip K. Dick: Science Fiction in the Classics Classroom. Jennifer A. Rea (University of Florida)
  3. Social Networks and Socrates: Web 2.0 Hubs for Classics Pedagogy. Andrew Reinhard (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers)
  4. What does an information-literate classics major need to know? Judson S. Herrman (Allegheny College)

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

Section E


David F. Bright (Emory University), presiding

  1. Lucretius, Heraclitus, and the Muses. Daniel W. Leon (University of Virginia)
  2. Re-Approaching Therapy in the De Rerum Natura: Identification with Poetic Imagery as Psychoanalytic Repetition. Joseph R. Danielewicz (Ohio State University)
  3. Making the Ideal Real: Lucretius' Use of the Pastoral in De Rerum Natura. Matthew Semanoff (University of Montana)
  4. Honey for the Soul: Lucretius' Sweet Poetry. Gwendolyn M. Gruber (University of Iowa)

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

Section F

Greek Philosophy

Mark F. Williams (Calvin College), presiding

  1. Heraclitus the Prophet. Paul E. Gauthier (Vanderbilt University)
  2. Aristotle's Criticisms of Plato's Tripartite Soul. John F. Finamore (University of Iowa)
  3. Aristotle's Megalopsuchia: A Multi-Tracked Explanation. Benjamin V. Hole (Lewis and Clark College)
  4. Sources of Origen's “Psychology”: Platonist and Christian. Kirk A. Essary (Texas Tech University)

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

Section A

Greek Historiography 2

Stewart G. Flory (Gustavus Adolphus College), presiding

  1. A Source for Arrian's Discussion of Alexander's Character at Anabasis 7.1-2. Bradley Buszard (Christopher Newport University)
  2. (Re)enactment and (Re)foundation: Plutarch, Thucydides and the Founding of Rome. Jason L. Banta (University of Notre Dame)
  3. Plutarch's Pompey: a Roman Paper Tiger. Michael D. Nerdahl (University of North Carolina, Greensboro)
  4. “Did He Really Believe That?”: Belief and the Past in Strabo's Geography. Nicholas Gresens (Indiana University/Monmouth College)
  5. Fortune's laughter and a bureaucrat's tears: Sorrow, supplication, and sovereignty in Justinianic Constantinople. Charles F. Pazdernik (Grand Valley State University)
  6. Absent Muse, Epichoric Memory. Denver Graninger (University of Tennessee)

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

Section B

Petronius and Apuleius

Christopher J. Nappa (University of Minnesota), presiding

  1. False Fortuna: Religious Imagery and the Painting-Gallery Episode in the Satyricon. Mike Lippman (Rollins College)
  2. A Message for the Critics in Petronius' ‘Bellum Civile’ (Sat. 118-124). Stephen M. Kershner (University at Buffalo, SUNY)
  3. From the Bellies of Beasts: Performance and the Co-Production of Identity in Apuleius' Metamorphoses. Susan A. Curry (Indiana University)
  4. Metamorphoses: A Master's View of a Slave Narrative. E. Del Chrol (Marshall University)
  5. Sight as a Metaphor for Corruption and Redemption in Apuleius' Metamorphoses. C. Koenig (University of Iowa)
  6. Articulating the Ineffable, Structuring the Abstract: Apuleius and Cupid's domus regia. Gillian McIntosh (San Francisco State University)

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

Section C


Rediscovering Homer: Capturing the Venetus A Manuscript of the Iliad


Note: This session will be dedicated to the memory of Ross Scaife,
who was to be the respondent.
Professor Scaife passed away on March 15, 2008

Casey Dué (University of Houston), presiding

  1. Homer and History in the Venetus A. Casey Dué (University of Houston)
  2. The Venetus A and the joy of (re)discovery. Mary Ebbott (College of the Holy Cross)
  3. A Terabyte of Homer: Managing the Data for the CHS/Marciana Project. Christopher W. Blackwell (Furman University)
  4. The scholia vetera and a new electronic edition of the Venetus A. Neel Smith (College of the Holy Cross)

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

Section D

Archaeology 1

Eleni Hasaki (University of Arizona), presiding

  1. Controlling the Countryside: Defining the Territory of Mycenae. Lynne A. Kvapil (University of Cincinnati)
  2. Reconstructing Greek Masculinity: Minoan and Spartan Drinking Rituals. Casey J. Starnes (University of Missouri, Columbia)
  3. Greek Girls Gone Wild? Mycenaean Women in Celebratory Roles. Julie A. Hruby (Grand Valley State University)
  4. The Writing on the Mirror: Images of Texts on Etruscan Mirrors. Jacquelyn H. Clements (Johns Hopkins University)
  5. Dividing the Past: Classical and Christian Archaeology in 19th Century Rome. Jamie B. Erenstoft (University at Buffalo, SUNY)

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

Section E

Ovid 1

Samuel J. Huskey (University of Oklahoma), presiding

  1. Island-Hopping: Ovid's Ariadne and Her Texts. Barbara Weiden Boyd (Bowdoin College)
  2. Healers Who do not Heal: the Therapy of Poetry in the Georgics and Metamorphoses. Julia Nelson-Hawkins (Ohio State University)
  3. Leander: Ovid's Unconventional Lover (Heroides 18). Nicolas P. Gross (University of Delaware)
  4. The Figure of Elegy in Amores 3.1: Elegy as Poeta, Elegy as Puella, Puella as Poeta. Caroline A. Perkins (Marshall University)
  5. The Poets' Janus. Joshua L. Langseth (University of Iowa)

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

Section F


Stephen C. Fineberg (Knox College), presiding

  1. Ambivalence and the Apology. Charles Platter (University of Georgia)
  2. Δι λόγων, ν λόγοις, κα λόγ: The Colloquial Instrumental in Plato's Gorgias. Wiliam D. White (University of Colorado, Boulder)
  3. Words from the Wise: The Role of Priestly Voices in Plato. Steve Maiullo (Ohio State University)
  4. The Space Between: Alcibiades and Eros in Plato's Symposium. Heather C. Kelly (University of Arizona)
  5. Between Plato's Republic and Symposium: Searching for the Middle Path. Emil A. Kramer (Augustana College)
  6. War and Foreign Policy in Republic Book IV. Jim Hamm (University of Minnesota)

Noon-1:00 p.m. Boxed Luncheon Meeting for CAMWS Committees (Sabino)

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

Section A

Greek History 1

Steven Johnstone (University of Arizona), presiding

  1. Draft-Dodging Ephebes: The Avoidance of Military Service in the Ephebeia. John L. Friend (University of Texa, Austin)
  2. οκ λάττω παραδώσω τν πατρίδα: The Ephebic Oath and the Oath of Plataia in Fourth Century Athens. Danielle L. Kellogg (Brooklyn College)
  3. Athens, Alexander and the Adriatic: Insurgence in the Age of Empire. Timothy Howe (St. Olaf College)
  4. Harpalos' Arrival in Athens as a ‘Structure of the Conjuncture’. Alex J. Gottesman (Bryn Mawr College)
  5. Harpalus: an Actor of Alexander's Policy. Rebecca E. Nagel (Guadalupe Alternative Programs)
  6. Macedonian Treason Cases: the question of authority. Carol J. King (Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Memorial University)

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

Section B


Petronius’ Satyrica: Readings, Rationales, Reception

Marsha B. McCoy (Austin College), organizer

  1. Ecphrasis, Spectacle and Vision: Poetic Reception of the Satyrica in Martial and Statius. J. Mira Seo (University of Michigan)
  2. Narrators Ancient and Modern: Petronius’ Satyrica and Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. James L. W. West, III (Pennsylvania State University)
  3. Anti-Petronian Elements in The Great Gatsby. Robert J. Sklenár (University of Tennessee)
  4. Bakhtin and Petronius’ Satyrica. Marsha B. McCoy (Austin College)

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

Section C

Reception Studies 1

Brent M. Froberg (Baylor University), presiding

  1. A Vergilian Ekphrasis in Vida’s Christiad 1. Wolfgang Polleichtner (Ruhr-Universität, Bochum)
  2. Ambrogio Fracco’s Christian Ovidian Fasti. John F. Miller (University of Virginia)
  3. Ovidian Sources of Diego Velázquez’s Las Hilanderas. Deanna L. Wesolowski (University of Missouri, Columbia)
  4. Mexico’s Phoenix and Tenth Muse: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz and the Command to Abandon the Classics. Edmund P. Cueva (Xavier University)
  5. Oedipus as Hero in Sophocles and Camus. Steve B. Heiny (Earlham College)
  6. Reflections of Catullus 38 in Allen Ginsberg's “Malest Cornifici Tuo Catullo. Alan M. Corn (Bexley High School, OH)

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

Section D

Greek Epic 1

T. Davina McClain (Louisiana Scholars' College, Northwestern State University), presiding

  1. Losing Their Religion: Odysseus' Crew on Thrinakia and the Rebellious Israelites in Exodus 32. Bruce Louden (University of Texas, El Paso)
  2. Homeric Horses and their Vedic Cognates. Ryan C. Platte (University of Washington)
  3. The Guslar and the Dalang. Timothy W. Boyd (University at Buffalo, SUNY)
  4. Semel in quoque: The Homeric Noun-Adjective Phrases that Occur Once in Each Epic. James H. Dee (Austin, TX)
  5. The Offices of Olympus. Victor Castellani (University of Denver)
  6. The Ionic Alphabet, Book Divisions, and Homer. Carolyn Higbie (University at Buffalo, SUNY)

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

Section E


Ellen Greene (University of Oklahoma), presiding

  1. Love and War in Catullus' Poem 11. Susan O. Shapiro (Utah State University)
  2. Catullus Urbanus: Urbanity and the Choliambic in Catullus 22 and 39. Jameson C. Farmer (Samford University)
  3. Catullus: Naughty Poet or Playful Character? Amy Griffin (University of Georgia)
  4. The Invulnerability of Outsider Status in Catullus 44. Wells S. Hansen (Milton Academy, MA)
  5. Sermo and Techne: Septimius and Acme in Catullus c. 45. Heather A. Woods (University of Minnesota)
  6. Allusions to Grandeur: Catullus 64 and Ptolemaic Court Panegyric. Basil J. Dufallo (University of Michigan)

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

Section F


ΔΕΙΝΑΙ ΜΗΧΑΝΑΙ: Tricks for Teaching Greek

Wilfred E. Major (Louisiana State University), organizer

  1. Athenaze and Vocabulary Frequency. Rachael E. Clark (Garland High School, TX)
  2. A twenty-first century Euterpe: The Dire Straits of Elementary Greek. Georgia L. Irby-Massie (College of William and Mary)
  3. The Drama of Contract Verbs: Thinking Inside and Outside the Box. Byron F. Stayskal (University of Iowa)
  4. Intermediate Greek: Engaging the Text. Dorothy A. Rohner (University of North Carolina, Asheville)
  5. The College Greek Exam. Albert T. Watanabe (Louisiana State University)

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

Section A

Greek History 2

John F. Bauschatz (University of Arizona), presiding

  1. The Oligarchic Ideology of Freedom in Fifth-Century Greece. Andrew Alwine (University of Florida) Note: Andrew Alwine (University of Florida) cannot attend; his paper will be read by Todd Bohlander (University of Florida)
  2. Did Themistocles Envision Building the Long Walls? David H. Conwell (Baylor School, TN)
  3. Containerization and the Rationalization of Consumption in Ancient Greek Households. Steven Johnstone (University of Arizona)
  4. Professions of Penia by Athenian Litigants. Robert Nichols (Indiana University)
  5. Athenian Prostitution and the Law. Allison Glazebrook (Brock University)
  6. Democracy in Hellenistic Cos: An Anthropological Perspective. Colleen E. Kron (Northwestern University)

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

Section B

Greek Epic 2

Ward W. Briggs (University of South Carolina), presiding

  1. Repositioning Hesiod's Works and Days in the Context of a Changing Society. David C. Carlisle (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
  2. Odysseus and the Phaeacians: Building Trust in a Xenophobic Community. Daniel J. Griffin (Duke University)
  3. The Men Who Would Be King: βασιλος in the Argonautica. Amanda Regan (University of Michigan)
  4. Binding Spell: The Merging of Orpheus and Medea in the Argonautica. Suzanne Lye (University of California, Los Angeles)
  5. Weaving Metis in Hes. Sc. 1-56. Timothy S. Heckenlively (Baylor University)
  6. Epic Authority: Quintus of Smyrna's Construction of Poetic Identity (Posthomerica 12.306-313). Vincent E. Tomasso (Stanford University)

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

Section C

Latin Poetry

Robert W. Ulery, Jr. (Wake Forest University), presiding

  1. Helen of Sparta, Helen of Troy, Helen of Rome?: Helen in Augustan Age Poetry. Meredith D. Prince (Auburn University)
  2. Why Say They Were Friends? Post-Augustan Poets on Horace and Virgil. Shannon N. Byrne (Xavier University)
  3. Vultus Componere Famae Taedet: Sulpicia's self-definition. Jessica A. Westerhold (University of Toronto)
  4. Sulpicia, According to Giovanni Pontano. John T. Quinn (Hope College)
  5. The Nightmare of Arcady: A Complementary Reading of the Dirae and Lydia. Joseph Groves (University of Michigan)
  6. Medieval “Date Rape” in the Carmina Burana? Lora L. Holland (University of North Carolina, Asheville)

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

Section D


Trajan's Column Meets the Classroom:
Pedagogical Applications of the 2006 NEH Summer Seminar

Linda M. Gigante (University of Louisville), organizer

  1. “A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words”. Bertha Gutman (Delaware County Community College)
  2. "Looking Past the Armor: Using Trajan's Column in a Course on the Face of Battle." Gregory N. Daugherty (Randolph-Macon College)
  3. “The Age of Trajan”: Introducing Undergraduates to Roman Civilization. Linda M. Gigante (University of Louisville)
  4. Response. Richard J. A. Talbert (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
  5. Response. Michael R. Maas (Rice University)

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

Section E

Latin Epic

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

  1. Ennius' Roman Medea. Amanda J. Sherpe (University of Colorado, Boulder)
  2. Sleepless in Carthage: A Tripartite Sapphic Allusion in the Dido Episode of Vergil’s Aeneid. Barbara A. Blythe (College of William and Mary)
  3. Quantity, Quality, Transformation & Tension: the etymological implications of Vergil's uses of ingens. Lorina N. Quartarone (University of St. Thomas)
  4. Aeetes in the Argonautica of Valerius Flaccus. Hugh Parker (University of North Carolina, Greensboro)
  5. Subverted Katabasis: Trespass, Strife, and Loss in Statius's Thebaid. Mariah Smith (University of Kansas)
  6. Statius' Thebaid: The Oneness of Doubling and the Two Horns of Princeps Natura. Charles E. Blume (University of Vermont)

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

Section F


Disce Latinam! Creating the Next College Level Introductory Latin Course

Kenneth F. Kitchell, Jr. (University of Massachusetts, Amherst) and

Thomas J. Sienkewicz (Monmouth College), co-organizers

  1. Completing the Revolution: The Philosophy behind Disce Latinam! Kenneth F. Kitchell, Jr. (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
  2. Ready, Set, Engage! Barbara A. Hill (University of Colorado, Boulder)
  3. So Much Latin, So Little Time. Wilfred E. Major (Louisiana State University)
  4. E pluribus unum: Can One Text Do It All? Cynthia White (University of Arizona)
  5. Response. Thomas J. Sienkewicz (Monmouth College)

6:00-6:30 p.m. Business Meeting: CAMWS Southern Section (Canyon C)

6:30-7:30 p.m. Happy Hour for Graduate Students (Sabino)

6:30-7:30 p.m. Promulsides Latinae: Conversational Latin (SALVI) (Canyon B)

6:30-7:30 p.m. Vergilian Society Reception (Canyon A)

6:30-8:00 p.m. Dinner Meeting of CAMWS Vice-Presidents (Madera)

8:00-10:00 p.m. Fifth Paper Session (Canyon C)

Section C


Quid Novi? What’s New in AP Latin? What’s Enduring?

Mary Pendergraft (Wake Forest University), organizer

  1. The 2007 Exams: How Many and How Good? Mary Pendergraft (Wake Forest University)
  2. Introducing the new AP Latin Exam Teacher’s Manual. Dawn LaFon (White Station High School, TN)
  3. “It All Comes Down to Reading the Latin”. Wells S. Hansen (Milton Academy, MA)

8:00-10:00 p.m. Fifth Paper Session (Pima)

Section E

Graduate Student Issues Committee (GSIC) Panel

Welcome to the Circus: Balancing the Workload and “Real Life”

Throughout Your Career

Mark A. Thorne (University of Iowa), organizer

  1. Surviving and Thriving in the First Year Out of Graduate School. Robert Holshuh Simmons (University of North Carolina, Greensboro)
  2. Learning to Handle (and Even Enjoy) the One-Year Job. Kristopher F. Fletcher (Louisiana State University)
  3. Some Reflections on Earning Tenure. Antonios C. Augoustakis (Baylor University)
  4. The Ins and Outs of Academic Relationships. Julia Nelson Hawkins (Ohio State University)
  5. Midlife Reflections of a Working Mother. Julia D. Hejduk (Baylor University)

9:00–10:00 p.m. SORGLL Latin/Greek Oral Reading Workshop (Canyon B)

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