2017 Panels and Workshops


Advances in Teaching Beginning Greek
Wilfred E. Major (Louisiana State University), organizer and presider

1. The 2016 College Greek ExamAlbert Watanabe (Louisana State University)
2. Teaching Ablaut in Elementary Ancient GreekRex Wallace (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
3. Sailing through Practice in Elementary Greek: How to Use Pseudo-Skylax’s PeriplousWilfred E. Major (Louisiana State University)
4. The Politics of Greek Online CoursesAnthony Hollingsworth (Roger Williams University)

Around and Across the Pontos Euxeinos: Recent Research in Ancient Black Sea Studies
Altay Coşkun (University of Waterloo), organizer and presider

1. Prosodion Written in Bone: An Inscribed Bone Plaque from the Berezan IslandAnna K. Boshnakova (Sheridan College)
2. Peripheral Aftermath of the Treaty of Apameia in the Black SeaGermain Payen (Independent Scholar)
3. The Bosporan Kings: Friends or Enemies of the Romans? Altay Coşkun (University of Waterloo)
4. New Observations on the Dura-Periplus MapKonstantin Boshnakov (Conestoga College)
5. Assessing Regional Wealth in Late Roman PontosHugh Elton (Trent University)

Outside Elite Perspective: the Subaltern in Ancient Art
Tarah Csaszar (Independent Scholar), organizer, and Crystal Rosenthal (Independent Scholar), organizer and presider

1. Here I Lie on the Narrow Beach: Listening to Subaltern Voices in the Epitaphs of AnyteKathryn Caliva (The Ohio State University)
2. About Face: Ancient Physiognomy and onflictTarah Csaszar (Independent Scholar)
3. Watching the World Go By: Non-Elite Viewership of Roman Processional MovementsNoreen Sit (Yale University)
4. Gender War in the Church: Opposing Views of Women and Their Role in the New TestamentJustin Germain (Southern Methodist University)
5. Condemning Clytemnestra: Exploring the Tragic Heroine in Art and CultureRhiannon Pare (Princeton University)

Finding a New Beat: Teaching Latin Poetry with Popular Music
Theodora Kopestonsky (University of Tennessee at Knoxville), organizer
Justin Arft (University of Tennessee at Knoxville), organizer and presider

1, Wild Nothing: Teaching Latin IntertextualityChristopher Trinacty (Oberlin College)
2. Medea Sings: Pop Music as InterpretationChristopher Bungard (Butler University)
3. Before Queen: Vergil and the Musical Tradition of Sampling Popular SongNaomi Kaloudis (Valparaiso University)
4. What Can Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, and Adele Do for Your Latin Prose Composition Students? Stephen Kershner (Austin Peay State University)
5. Never Out of Style: Teaching Latin Love Poetry with Taylor SwiftTheodora Kopestonsky (University of Tennessee at Knoxville)

From “Second Sophistic” to Imperial Literature
Janet Downie (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), organizer
Lawrence Kim (Trinity University), organizer and presider

1. Classical Sophists in the Second SophisticKendra Eshleman (Boston College)
2. Lovers of Homer in Dio of Prusa’s On Kingship (Or. 2) and Borystheniticus (Or. 36)Lawrence Kim (Trinity University)
3. The Romance Between Greece and Rome in Aelius Aristides’ Orations on Smyrna (Orr. 17–21) and Corinth (Or. 46)Janet Downie (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
4. Experiencing the Divine in Apuleius’ ‘Cupid and Psyche’Aldo Tagliabue (University of Heidelberg, Germany)
5, Narrative Form and Medical Ethics in Galen’s On PrognosisLauren Caldwell (Wesleyan University)

Grace Harriet Macurdy (1866-1946) and her Impact on the Study of Women's History
Elizabeth Carney (Clemson University), organizer
Anna R. Raia (The College of New Rochelle), and Maria S. Marsilio (Saint Joseph’s University), presiders

1. Assessing and Continuing the Contributions of Grace Harriet Macurdy, Pioneering Feminist Scholar: Barbara McManus’ The Drunken Duchess of Vassar: Grace Harriet Macurdy, Pioneering Feminist Classical ScholarJudith P. Hallett (University of Maryland)
2. From Feminism to Orientalism: Grace Harriet Macurdy on Cleopatra and AntonyWalter Penrose (San Diego State)
3. Grace Harriet Macurdy and 'Woman Power' in Argead Macedonia: Eurydice, Mother of Philip IIElizabeth Carney (Clemson University)
4. Grace Harriet Macurdy on the Seleucid QueensGillian Ramsey (University of Regina)
5. Grace Harriet Macurdy (1866–1946) and her Impact on the Study of Women’s History Response to PapersSheila Ager (University of Waterloo)

Introducing the Revised Standards for Classical Language Learning to New Audiences
John Gruber-Miller, Cornell College, organizer and presider

1. From Standards for Classical Language Learning to World-Readiness Standards: What’s New and How It Can Improve Classroom InstructionBartolo Natoli (Randolph-Macon College)
2. College Professors and the New Standards for Classical Language LearningRonnie Ancona (Hunter College and CUNY Graduate Center)
How the Revised Standards for Classical Language Learning Help Beginning TeachersTimothy Hanford (Hunter College)
4. Backward Mapping with the New StandardsPeter Anderson (Grand Valley State University)
5. The Digital Humanists Renaissance: verba volant scripta remanent digita suntCynthia White (University of Arizona)

Waterloo Institute for Hellenistic Studies Panel

New Perspectives on Greek and Latin Literary Ekphrasis
Riemer Faber (University of Waterloo), organizer and presider

1. Verbal-Visual Kinship in the Shield of HeraklesTimothy Heckenlively (Baylor University)
2. Aetiology and Descriptions of Works of Art in CallimachusFlora Manakidou (Democritus University of Thrace)
3. Feasting by Homeric Torchlight: Ekphrasis and Cultural Transmission at De Rerum Natura 2.24-26Basil Dufallo (University of Michigan)
4. Ekphrasis, Experience, and ExperimentCourtney Roby (Cornell University)

GSIC Panel

Now What?: Finding a Job with a Graduate Degree in Classics
Elizabeth Deacon (University of Colorado), organizer and presider

1. ‘Visiting’ Along to Tenure-TrackOsman Umurhan (University of New Mexico)
2. Finding a Primary and Secondary Teaching Position in LatinJennifer Kindick (Cherry Creek High School and Ricks Center for Gifted Children)
3. Parallel Lives: Alternative Careers in Classics, Humanities, and Academia.Wesley Wood (University of Colorado at Boulder)

Presidential Panel: Ovid and Virgil
Julia D. Hejduk (Baylor University), organizer and presider

1. Festive Allusions: Ovid on the Ides of MarchCarole E. Newlands (University of Colorado)
2. Vergil and Ovid: Poets of Their Times, and of OursJoseph Farrell (University of Pennsylvania)
3. Archaeologizing Intertextuality in Virgil and Ovid Peter Knox (Case Western Reserve University)
4. Response. James J. OHara (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

The Presence and Role of Biases in the Academic Life Cycle
Kathryn A. Simonsen (Memorial University of Newfoundland), organizer and presider

1. Equity and Graduate Students Pursuing Non-academic Career Paths in Classical StudiesLisa Hughes (University of Calgary)
2. Unconscious Bias in the Hiring ProcessAlison Keith (University of Toronto)
3. Gender Bias in the Evaluation of Scholarship: Problems and SolutionsSarah Blake (York University)

Waterloo Institute for Hellenistic Studies Panel

Ptolemy I Soter: A Self-Made Man
Sheila Ager (University of Waterloo), organizer and presider

1. Kings Dont Lie: Truthtelling and Ptolemy ITimothy Howe (St. Olaf College)
2. Ptolemy I Soter: A Man of His Own CreationWaldemar Heckel (University of Calgary)
3. Ptolemy the Reckless: the Son of Lagos’ Actions in the Early Years Following Alexander the Great’s DeathEdward Anson (University of Arkansas at Little Rock)
4. Numismatic Evidence for the Character of Ptolemy ICatharine Lorber (Independent Scholar)
5. Building a Dynasty: the Families of Ptolemy I SoterSheila Ager (University of Waterloo)

Senecan Materialism(s): Stoic Physics or the Agency of Matter in the Writings of Seneca the Younger
Clifford A. Robinson (University of the Sciences), organizer
Michael Goyette (Brooklyn College), presider

1. Effects of Place in Senecan TragedyLisl Walsh (Beloit College)
2. Writing to Realization: Seneca’s 30th EpistleScott Lepisto (University of Southern California)
3. Visualization, Emotions, and Understanding in Senecan ExemplaLaury Ward (Hillsdale College)
4. The Materiality of the Voice in Stoic Thought and Senecas Personae of ClaudiusClifford A. Robinson (University of the Sciences)
5. Response. Michael Goyette (Brooklyn College) 

Styling the Past: Ancient and Classical Motifs in Fashion and Popular Media
Monica S. Cyrino (University of New Mexico), organizer and presider

1, Greeking Women’s Fashion from 1795 to 1863Rebecca Futo Kennedy (Denison University)
2. Cleopatra, Egypt, and Early Twentieth-Century Female DressKelly Olson (University of Western Ontario)
3. Illusion and Reality: Historical Costume and Everyday FashionMargaret Toscano (University of Utah)
4. Designing Lizpatra (1963): The Vision and Influence of Irene SharaffMonica S. Cyrino (University of New Mexico)
5. The Shadow of Cleopatra’s EyesAnise K. Strong (Western Michigan University)

CPL Panel

Testing Classical Languages and Culture in the 21st Century
Jennifer S. Moss (Wayne State University), organizer and presider

1. Testing as a Part of Genuine Assessment in a High School Language ClassKeely Lake (Wayland Academy)
2. Testing in a College Language ClassroomJennifer S. Moss (Wayne State University)
3. Assessment from an Instructional Design and Learning Science PerspectiveJaclyn Dudek (Pennsylvania State University)

Translation in Late Antiquity
Andrew T. Faulkner (University of Waterloo), organizer and presider

1. Allusion and Translation: Translating Poetry and Poets in Claudian’s Panegyric for Probinus and OlybriusJoshua Hartman (University of Waterloo)
2. Jacob of Sarug’s Poem on the Forty Martyrs and Late Antique Syriac Translation TechniqueJeffrey Wickes (Saint Louis University)
3. Paraphrase as Exegesis: Greek Biblical PoetryAndrew Faulkner (University of Waterloo)

NCLG Panel

What’s a Seal of Biliteracy and What Does It Have to Do with Me?
Mary Pendergraft (Wake Forest University), organizer and presider

1. Current Status of the Seal of BiliteracyMary Pendergraft (Wake Forest University)
2. History of the Seal of Biliteracy and National GuidelinesEdward Zarrow (Westwood High School)
3. The Seal of Biliteracy and Classroom ImplicationsChristopher Mural (Adlai E. Stevenson High School)

GSIC Workshop
We’ve Got Issues: Understanding Graduate Student Needs on Campus and Beyond
Wesley J. Wood, University of Colorado, organizer and presider
Samuel Hahn, University of Colorado Boulder, presenter

CPL Workshop
Fun Fosters the Future: Students as Advocates
Keely Lake, Wayland Academy, organizer and presider
Amy Leonard, Grady High School, presenter