CAMWS Meeting 2014 - Panels

Panel #1

Current Approaches to Ovid's Exile Literature

Bartolo A. Natoli (The University of Texas at Austin), organizer and presider

1. Current Trends in Ovid's Exile Literature: An Introduction. Laurel Fulkerson (The Florida

State University)

2. The Lady and the Tiger: Generic Play in Tristia 1.6. Joy E. Reeber (University of Arkansas)

3. Crippling Nostalgia: Nostos, Poetics, and the Structure of the Ibis. Darcy A. Krasne

(University of Missouri - Columbia)

4. Planting False Memories: Ex Ponto 1.9 and the Creation of the Ovidian 'Story'. Bartolo A.

Natoli (The University of Texas at Austin)

5. Reclaiming Ovid in Statius' Siluae. Carole E. Newlands (University of Colorado at Boulder)

Panel #2

Heavy Metal Classics:

The Enduring Reception of Greek and Roman Antiquity by Heavy Metal Bands

Osman S. Umurhan (University of New Mexico) and Kristopher F. B. Fletcher (Louisiana State University) organizers and presiders

1. Classical Myth and History in Heavy Metal: Power, Escapism and Masculinity. Kristopher

F.B. Fletcher (Louisiana State University)

2. Eternal Defiance: Celtic Identity and the Classical Past in Heavy Metal. Matthew Taylor

(Beloit College)

3. Theory of a Deadman: Ancient and Classical Modes in Heavy Metal Music. Andrew

Reinhard (American School of Classical Studies at Athens)

4. Behind the Music: Heavy Metal Musicians on Why They Sing of Rome. Nick L. Fletcher (Hawken School)

5. Metal Reception(s) of Classical Antiquity: Its Place and Future Direction. Osman S.

Umurhan (University of New Mexico)

Panel #3

The Reception of Aeschylus in International Film, Fiction, and Theatre

Rebecca F. Kennedy (Denison University) organizer and presider

1. To Hand Oneself over to Memory: Antón Arrufat's Los Siete Contra Tebas. Jacques A.

Bromberg (Duke University)

2. Aeschylus' Forgotten Pistolero. Max L. Goldman (Vanderbilt University)

3. The "Overlooked" oikonomia in Aeschylus' Agamemnon and Kubrick's The Shining. Geoffrey W. Bakewell (Rhodes College)

4. An Aeschylean Tale of Fear and Sacrifice in Ismail Kadare's The Successor. Rebecca F.

Kennedy (Denison University)

Panel #4

Graduate Student Issues Committee Panel: The Hiring Process

Sarah C. Teets (University of Virginia) organizer and presider

1. Preparing for the Job Market. Ayelet Haimson-Lushkov (University of Texas at Austin)

2. An Unexpected Journey. Thomas D. Kohn (Wayne State University)

3. Moneyball Classics? Dynamic Reflections for Those Fresh Out of Grad School. Alden Smith (Baylor University)

4. The Transition from Non-Tenure Track to Tenure-Track Positions. Noel Lenski (University of

Colorado at Boulder)

5. Beyond the Tenure Track: Options for Classics Ph.D.s. Ted Gellar-Goad (Wake Forest


Panel #5

Scansion, Sight, and Symbolism: Reading Ovid in the Intermediate Latin Classroom

Lauren S. Rogers (Salem Academy) organizer and presider

1. Weaving, Women, and Words: Unraveling the tale of Arachne and Minerva in Ovid's Metamorphoses . Lauren S. Rogers (Salem Academy)

2. Divine Sight and Daphne's Flight in Ovid's Metamorphoses. Sarah Ellery (Montgomery Bell Academy)

3. Recognizing Aeneas: Reading Ovid's "Little Aeneid". David K. Blosser (The James Monroe High School)

Panel #6

Improving Student and Teacher Experience in the Greek Classroom

Wildred E. Major (Louisiana State University) organizer and presider

1. The 2014 College Greek Exam. Albert T. Watanabe (Louisiana State University)

2. Infinite Monkeys Typing in Greek Polytonic: How the College Greek Exam Went Digital. Karen A. Rosenbecker (Loyola University New Orleans)

3. Using Perseus ( in the Greek Classroom. Stephen A. Nimis (Miami University)

4. Making Sense of Greek Sentences. Byron T. Stayskal (Western Washington University)

5. Let's go Periplousing! Reading Hanno in the Elementary Greek Classroom. Georgia L. Irby (The College of William and Mary)

Panel #7

Virgil's Sixth Aeneid

Richard F. Thomas (Harvard University) organizer and presider

1. Paradise and Performance in Virgil's Underworld and Horace's Carmen Saeculare. Lauren Curtis (Bard College)

2. The Silence of Aeneid 6 in Augustine's Confessions. Jacob L. Mackey (Queen's College, CUNY)

3. Seneca's Book 6. John Schafer (Northwestern University)

4. "To Pull History Through to the Present": The Aeneid and the Artistic Design of the National September 11 Memorial and Museum. Linda Robertson (Hobart and William Smith Colleges)

Panel #8

Theoretical and Practical Wisdom in Classical Greek Thought

Samuel O. Flores (Gettysburg College) and Benjamin O. McCloskey (Kansas State University) organizer and presiders

1. Aristotle on Nous's Role in Practical and Intellectual Capacities. Christopher C. Paone (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)

2. Herodotus' Critique of Solon's Political Theory. Samuel O. Flores (Gettysburg College)

3. Socrates on the Cyropaedia's Pedagogy: Persia's Zero Tolerance Education. Benjamin O. McCloskey (Kansas State University)

4. The Republic: Plato's Case Against Political Idealism. Joseph R. Danielewicz (Ohio State University)

5. Rereading Plato's Republic through Er: The Clash of the Political and the Theoretic. Steve A. Maiullo (Hope College)

Panel #9

The New AP Latin Course: Themes, Essential Questions, and Essays

T. Davina McClain (Scholars' College at Northwestern State University) organizer and presider

1. Starting with the Themes in Sight. Keely K. Lake (Wayland Academy)

2. Aeneas and Theseus as Reluctant Heroes. Robin C. Anderson (Phoenix Country Day School)

3. What the Romans Thought about their Gods. Mary L.B. Pendergraft (Wake Forest University)

4. Romans, Gods, and Historians: A look at Livy and Caesar. T. Davina McClain (Scholars' College at Northwestern State University)

Panel #10

Presidential Panel: New Directions in Cinematic Receptions

Antony Augoustakis (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) organizer and presider

1. Classica Ephemera: Interpreting Micro-References to Classical Antiquity in Modern Popular Culture. Vince Tomasso (Ripon College)

2. The Cinematic State of Gladiators After Gladiator. Jon Solomon (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

3. The Sword and The Sandal: The Power of Objects in the Ancient World Onscreen. Stacie Raucci (Union College)

4. The Other on Screen in the 21st Century. Antony Augoustakis (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Panel #11

Challenges and Opportunities for Latin and Classics Programs

Sponsored by the Committee for the Promotion of Latin

Robert Cape (Austin College) organizer and presider

1. How Best to Bring Attention to a Latin Program on the Course Level, as a Discipline, and Beyond. Barbara Weinlich (Eckerd College)

2. One Program's Experience: Quantitative, Data-driven Arguments Against Eliminating a Small Classics Program. John Henkel (Georgetown College)

3. Training New Latin Teachers: Creating a Digital Video Archive of Latin Teaching and Learning. John Gruber-Miller (Cornell College)

Panel #12

The Perseids Platform: A Collaborative Online Teaching Environment

Marie-Claire Beaulieu (Tufts University) organizer and presider

1. Teaching Classical Mythology with a Dynamic Syllabus. A New Approach to an Old Course. Marie-Claire Beaulieu (Tufts University)

2. Linking the Consumption and Production of Scholarship in Advanced Latin and Greek Instruction within the Perseids Platform. J. Matthew Harrington (Tufts University)

3. The Perseids Platform for Collaborative Editing and Annotation. A Technical Summary. Bridget Almas (Tufts University)

4. Not Dead On Arrival: Using Library Metadata to Ensure Future Use. Alexander May (Tufts University)

5. Local Matters: Digital Humanities, Student Scholars, and an Unknown Leaf Book. Christopher Barbour (Tufts University)

Panel #13

Thought in Action: Cicero's Use of Social Theory as a Tool for Social Behavior

Alden Smith (Baylor University) organizer and presider

1. Non sine causa sed sine fine: Cicero's Compulsion to Repeat his Consulate. John Dugan (University at Buffalo)

2. Cicero as a Critic of Oratorical Performance. Jon Hall (University of Otago)

3. Exempla and Ideology in Ciceronian Dialogue. Dan Hanchey (Baylor University)

4. Nosti Morem Dialogorum: Cicero, Varro, and the Dialogic Doublespeak of the Late Republic.

Sarah C. Stroup (University of Washington)

Panel #14

Quae cum ita sint: A Review and Critique of Spoken Latin Pedagogy

David Noe (Calvin College) organizer and presider

1. Lingua Latina Viva Romae. Jason Pedicone (Independent Scholar)

2. Rationes Variae Cur Discipuli Latine Loquantur . Susan Thornton Rasmussen (Paideia High School)

3. Utrum Usus Activus Linguae Latinae Sit Omni Periculo ac Pernicie Remotus. Patrick M. Owens (Wyoming Catholic College)

4. De Latinae Activae Nostris in Sessionibus Apud Collegia Utendae Benefiicis et Periculis. David Noe (Calvin College)