2015 CAMWS Program (Boulder)

Local Committee: 

                                                 John C. Gibert, University of Colorado, co-chair
                                                 Barbara A. Hill, University of Colorado, co-chair
Ellen E. Boland, University of Colorado                                            Joy K. King, University of Colorado
Andrew Cain, University of Colorado                                               Stephanie Krause, University of Colorado
Beth Dusinberre, University of Colorado                                         Carole E. Newlands, University of Colorado
Brian M. Duvick, University of Colorado Colorado Springs             Alison Orlebeke, University of Colorado
Melanie Godsey, University of Colorado                                         Mitchell Pentzer, University of Colorado
Will Heberlein, University of Colorado                                            Amy C. Sommer, Cherry Creek High School 

Note: Paper sections marked with (*) will have A/V with sound. Sessions marked with (#) will have A/V projection only.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

5:00-8:00 p.m. Registration                                                  Millennium Lobby

5:00-8:00 p.m. Book Display                                                Millennium

6:00-8:30 p.m. Executive Committee Dinner Meeting      Flatiron

8:30-10:00 p.m. Consulares' Reception                                Canyon Half


Thursday, March 26, 2015

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Registration                                          Millennium Lobby

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Book Display                                         Millennium 

8:15-10:00 a.m. First Paper Session                                                   Century


Section A:  Reception in Popular Culture*

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

1.  Legend-Tripping at Bunnyman Bridge: Greek Mythology and American Urban Legends. Jeffrey T. Winkle (Calvin College)

2.  Une femme d'aujourd'hui: A Euro Pop Cleopatra. Gregory N. Daugherty (Randolph-Macon College)

3.  The Apollo of Springfield: The Simpsons as a Modern Day Epidaurus. Ronald B. Orr (Texas Tech University)

4.  The Heraklean and Promethean Protagonists of Supernatural (2005-2015). Meredith E. Safran (Trinity College)

5.  The Soul of Wit: Martial's Art of Brevity in the Digital Age. Jessie Wells (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)


8:15-10:00 a.m.      First Paper Session                                                   Sugarloaf

Section B:  Etruscans and Etruria#

Keely K. Lake (Wayland Academy), presider

1.  Greek Aryballoi in Etruria. Cara M. Ramsey (University of Arizona)

2.  Made for Trade? A Study of Greek Vases in Etruria. Cassidy Phelps (University at Buffalo, SUNY)

3.  Shadows of Power: Female Identity and Indigenous Demon Figures in Etruria. Jacqueline K. Ortoleva (Seattle Central College)

4.  Guarding the Underworld: The Warrior and Hippocampus Motif in Etruscan, Lucanian, and Roman Art. Steven L. Tuck (Miami University)

5.  The Etruscans at Lattara: An Unambiguous Identification. David G. Pickel (University of Arizona)


8:15-10:00 a.m.      First Paper Session                                                   Flagstaff

Section C:  Historiography in Rome

Sydnor Roy (Haverford College), presider

1.  The Greek Translations of Latin Vocabulary in Fabius Pictor. Bradley Buszard (Christopher Newport University)

2.  Fighting over Rome’s Corpus: Competing Metaphors of the Body Politic in the Catilinarian Conspiracy. Julia Mebane (University of Chicago)

3.  The King and his Imaginary Friend: Numa, Egeria, and the Excess of the Pia Fraus in Livy Book 1. Tyler A. Denton (University of Colorado Boulder)

4.  Ekphrasis in Livy’s Depiction of Landscapes. Wesley J. Hanson (University of Kansas)


8:15-10:00 a.m.      First Paper Session                                                   Canyon

Section D:  Augustan Poetry 1

Laurel Fulkerson (Florida State University), presider

1.  Deep Roots: The Oak Tree as Augustan Symbol in Vergil's Aeneid 4.437-449. Matthew Wilkens (Florida State University)

2.  The Abundant Elysian Stream: Callimachean Poetics in Aeneid 6. Julia Scarborough (Wake Forest University)

3.  Ars Poetica, Ars Vitae. Jennifer L. Ferriss-Hill (University of Miami)

4.  Death, Dismemberment, and the Female Body in Ovid’s Metamorphoses. Katherine De Boer Simons (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

5.  Poetic Potency and Loss in the Dirae. Vergil Parson (Washington University)


8:15-10:00 a.m.      First Paper Session                                                   Trail Ridge

Section E:  Greek History:  From Archaic to Classical

Peter Hunt (University of Colorado), presider

1.   Cretan Evidence for the Early Polis. Michael Gagarin (University of Texas)

2.  To Write in a Culture of Sound: The Influence of Orality on Archaic Inscriptions. Naomi Kaloudis (University of Missouri)

3.  The Punitive Force of Fines in Athenian Law. Michael Zimm (Yale University)

4.  Another "Glue of the Democracy": Public Building Contracts and Labor Market in Classical Athens. Cristina Carusi (University of Texas at Austin)

5.  The Assassination of Tissaphernes. Jeffrey Rop (University of Minnesota Duluth)


8:15-10:00 a.m.      First Paper Session                                                              Sunshine

Section F:  Greek Lyric

Vassiliki Panoussi (College of William and Mary), presider

1.  “Let it go.”: Archil. Fr. 5 West and Homeric Interpretation. Alexander Forte (Harvard University)

2.  Solonian Hybris: Resurrecting Religion in the Eunomia (4W). Ian Oliver (University of Colorado Boulder)

3.  Geryon the Hero, Herakles the God. Hanne Eisenfeld (Boston College)

4.  Exile and the Wisdom of Alcaeus. William Tortorelli (Haverford College)

5.  The Sound Shape of Greek Lyric: Sound and Semantics in Alcaeus fr. 129. Stephen A. Sansom (Stanford University)


8:15-10:00 a.m.      First Paper Session                                                                    H231

Section G:  Presocratics to Socrates

Kirk Sanders (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), presider

1.  The Microcosm of Parmenides' Proem. Jenny S. Clay (University of Virginia)

2.  Heraclitus and 'Knowing Yourself' (116 DK). Christopher R. Moore (Pennsylvania State University)

3.  Gorgias and the Impossibility of Saying Anything. Christine M. Maisto (Monmouth College)

4.  Sophia kai epistēmē … kratiston: Protagoras on Knowledge and the Virtues. James A. Andrews (Ohio University)

5.  Better Off Dead?- Socrates’ Contradictory Attitudes in the Apology. James Geach (University of Arizona)


10:00-10:15a.m.     Break                                                                              Millennium

10:15 a.m.-noon     Second Paper Session                                                         Century

Section A:  Greek Literature in Reception*

Timothy R. Wutrich (Case Western Reserve University), presider

1.  Theo Angelopolous' The Traveling Players and the Transformation of Aeschylus' Oresteia. Polly Hoover (Wright College)

2.  Comic Twins in Plautus, Shakespeare, and the Marx Brothers: Surrealism and Breaking the Conventions of Social Discourse. James V. Morrison (Centre College)

3.  Oedipus the King and Memento Meet the Sophists Halfway. Hardy Fredricksmeyer (University of Colorado Boulder)

4.  Reception and Pastiche in Peter Milligan’s Greek Street. Yasuko Taoka (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)

5.  Theme and Variation: "Sappho" Then and Now. Joy E. Reeber (University of Arkansas)


10:15 a.m.-noon       Second Paper Session                                               Sugarloaf

Section B:  Greek Archaeology:  Bronze Age-Classical

Dimitri Nakassis (University of Toronto), presider

1.  Minoan Influence in Laconia via Kythera. Emily Prosch (University of Arizona)

2.  Aliens Among Us: Bronze Age Greek Ties with Egyptian Archery. Melanie Zelikovsky (University of Arizona)

3.  Taming Women and Making Men at Thermon: The Metopes of Temple C. Kathryn Topper (University of Washington)

4.  Imaginings of the Other: A New Interpretation of Oedipus and the Sphinx in Greek Vase Painting. Christie M. Vogler (University of Iowa)

5.  A Man and His Hydria: Rethinking the Role of the Water Jar in the Masculine Sphere. Amy Sowder Koch (Towson University)


10:15 a.m.-noon     Second Paper Session                                                         Flagstaff

Section C:  Sallust and Tacitus 1

P. Andrew Montgomery (Samford University), presider

1.  The Anti-Exemplarity of Sallust’s Metellus Numidicus. Michael S. Vasta (Independent Scholar)

2.  Tenere Dicere ... Diserte Saltare. K. Schofield Klos (University of Florida)

3.  Rome’s Imperial Fate Sealed: Tacitus’ Phoenix and Germanicus. Sean Minion (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

4.  Textuality and Practice: The Marriage of Messalina and Silius. Joseph R. O'Neill (University of Southern California)


10:15 a.m.-noon     Second Paper Session                                                         Canyon

Section D:  Latin Elegy

Nicoletta Villa-Sella (Linsly School), presider

1.  Jupiter in Propertius: Death of a Lover, Birth of an Empire. Julia D. Hejduk (Baylor University)

2.  Sex and Violence in Propertius 2.15. Ellen Greene (University of Oklahoma)

3.  Plus est quam quod videatur imago: Magic in the Heroides. Jacqueline Jones (University of Iowa)

4.  Limen and Liminality in Propertius. Barbara P. Weinlich (Eckerd College)

5.  The “Ode to Mentula” and the Interpretation of Maximianus’ Opus. Sean Tandy (Indiana University)


10:15 a.m.-noon     Second Paper Session                                                         Trail Ridge

Section E:  Imperial Greek

Anatole Mori (University of Missouri), presider

1.  Torn Between Hope and Despair: A Novel Approach to Two Emotions. Laurel Fulkerson (The Florida State University)

2.  Metafictional Dreams in Daphnis and Chloe. Ethan Osten (University of Minnesota)

3.  Warring Words: Homeric and Euripidean Misquotation in Lucian’s Fisherman. Anna Peterson (Penn State University)

4.  Philosophical Parody in Lucian's Sale of Lives. Sam D. McVane (Columbia University)

5.  Lucian of Samosata: φιλοψευδής or ἀπιστῶν? The Dissolution of the Aristotelian Concept of Credibility in the Literary Text. Alessandra Migliara (The Graduate Center, CUNY)


10:15 a.m.-noon     Second Paper Session                                                         Sunshine

Section F:  Sophocles

Sarah Nooter (University of Chicago), presider

1.  Reporters in Sophocles: The Rhetoric of Bad News. Emily Jusino (Duke University)

2.  Prophecy and the Limits of Human Knowledge in Sophocles’ Ajax. Eric Dugdale (Gustavus Adolphus College)

3.  Echoes of Vocal Impropriety: Persuasive Shouting in Sophocles’ Philoctetes. Laura C. Takakjy (University of Texas at Austin)

4.  Unnatural Longing: Nostalgia in Sophocles' Philoctetes. Kathryn Mattison (McMaster University)

5.  Role Sharing and Metatheater in the Oedipus at Colonus. Kyle A. Sanders (University of Texas at Austin)

6.  Re-valuating the Greek chorus: Yuyachkani's Antigona. Cristina Perez Diaz (The Graduate Center, CUNY)


10:15 a.m.-noon     Second Paper Session                                                         H231

Section G:  Undergraduate Panel #1

Jenny Strauss Clay (University of Virginia), presider

1.  A Goat Amidst Frogs: The Pharmakos Complex in Aristophanes. Brian V. Credo, Jr. (University of Notre Dame)

2.  The Role of Doxa in the Philosophical Pedagogy of Isocrates and Plato. Joshua C. Benjamins (Hillsdale College)

3.  Metaphysics and Empiricism in Aristotle's Argument for Eternal Uniform Circular Motion in Metaphysics Λ. Lea A. Schroeder (Dartmouth College) 

4.  Stoicism Scrapped: Intersections between Seneca's Phaedra and Vergil's Georgics. India M. Watkins (Davidson College)

5.  Anti-Lucretius: An Enlightened Humanist's Response to Lucretianism. Zachary Thomas (Wyoming Catholic College)


10:15 a.m.-noon     Second Paper Session                                                         H 331

Section H:  Aesthetics, Rhetoric, Poetics

Alden Smith (Baylor University), presider

1.  Most Beautiful: Xenophon’s Debate with Sappho. Alexander E. Hall (University of Kansas)

2.  Poetic ἔκπληξις: On the Nature of Tragic Fear. Scott Farrington (Dickinson College)

3.  A Comic History of Late Republican Stylistic Debates: Dionysius of Haliarnassus’ Attic Matron and Asiatic Courtesan in On the Ancient Orators. Ben A. Jerue (Yale University)

4.  Longinus’ Argument for Flawed Greatness in Nature, Sculpture, and Human Achievement. James A. Arieti (Hampden-Sydney College)

5.  Greek Declamation and Scholastic Rivalries: The Case of Himerius’s Oration 3. Jeremy Swist (University of Iowa)


Noon-1:30 p.m.      Committee Lunch                                                          Boulder Creek Living Room and Board Room

12:15-12:45  Round Table Discussions                                                                 

The Electronic Latin Teachers' Lounge: Why, How, Where?
Leaders:   Caroline S. Kelly (Mitchell Community College) and Kenneth F.  Kitchell, Jr. (University of Massachuesetts Amherst)                                       Flagstaff

Websites and Online Exercises for Elementary Greek
Leader:   Pamela Gordon (University of Kansas)                                                                                                                                                              Canyon

The Tirones Project: An Update
Leader:   Mary L.B. Pendergraft (Wake Forest University)                                                                                                                                                Trail Ridge

Classics and Publicly Engaged Scholarship                                                              
Leader:   Michael S. Overholt (University of Iowa)                                                                                                                                                             Sunshine

National Latin Exam
Leader:   Linda Montross (National Latin Exam)                                                                                                                                                                 H231

Incorporating Cinematic and Televisual Texts into Your Classics Courses
Leaders:   Meredith E. Safran (Trinity College) and Mike Lippman (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)                                                                                      H331


1:30-3:15 p.m.       Third Paper Session                                                  Century

Section A:  Early Modern Reception*

Robert C. Ketterer (University of Iowa), presider

1.  Greek Sculpture and the "Michelangelo" Myth of Direct Carving. Velvet L. Yates (University of Florida)

2.  Apuleius and Intellectualism in Raphael's Loggia of Psyche. Summer Trentin (Metropolitan State University of Denver)

3.  Looking Back to 1415 and AD 15 in Henry V: Shakespeare, Homer, Alexander, and Tacitus. Gaius Stern (University of California, Berkeley)

4.  Words Fail: Menenius Agrippa in Shakespeare's Coriolanus. Angeline C. Chiu (University of Vermont)

5.  Socrates, Fénelon and Kauffman: Negotiating Identity though Common Experience. Sarah G. Titus (University of Washington)


1:30-3:15 p.m.       Third Paper Session                                                  Sugarloaf

Section B:  Greek Archaeology 

Elspeth R.M. Dusinberre (University of Colorado), presider

1.  Evidence for a Communal Dining Group in Early Classical Athens. Kathleen M. Lynch (University of Cincinnati)

2.  Images of Eros. Stephen Fineberg (Knox College)

3.  More Than Meets the Eye: Identifying a Brothel in Ancient Greece. Alexander Mazurek (University at Buffalo) and Bradley Ault (University at Buffalo)

4.  Before They Were Campani: An Indigenous Enclave in 5th Century Greek Neapolis. Don Carlo Goduto (The University of Texas at Austin)

5.  Smells at the Sanctuary: Scent as Offering to the Gods. Theodora Kopestonsky (University of Tennessee)


1:30-3:15 p.m.       Third Paper Session                                                  Flagstaff

Section C:  Republic and Principate

Alison R. Futrell (University of Arizona), presider

1.  Understanding the Plebs: Decision-making and the Emotions. Stanly Rauh (Hendrix College)

2.  Magno Sibi Usui Fore Arbitrabatur: Colonialist Surveillance in Caesar’s British Expeditions. Silvio Curtis (University of Georgia)

3.  The Triumphs of Cilicia and Cicero’s Proconsulship. Aaron L. Beek (University of Minnesota)

4.  A Late-Republican Recipe for Divinity: Making a God at Rome. Claire McGraw (University of Missouri)

5.  Cato under the Principate: Stoic Saint or Radical Republican. Thomas E. Strunk (Xavier University)


1:30-3:15 p.m.       Third Paper Session                                                  Canyon

Section D:  Iliad 1

Deborah Beck (University of Texas at Austin), presider

1.  Ten Mouths and Ten Tongues: Mass, Elite and the Dialogue of Narrative Voices in the Iliad. William H.G. Brockliss (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

2.  Heroic Elevation, Triadic Reception: Capturing the Charismatic Structure of the Iliad. Bryan Y. Norton (Xavier University)

3.  The Virtues of Achilles. Robert J. Rabel (University of Kentucky)

4.  Losing Battles, Winning Glory: Casualty Data and the Tides of War in the Iliad. Brian D. McPhee (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

5.  Pragmatic Disruption: Functional Grammar and Formulae in the Iliad. Dale Parker (University of California, Los Angeles)        


1:30-3:15 p.m.       Third Paper Session                                                  Trail Ridge

Section E:  Petronius and Apuleius

James J. O'Hara (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), presider

1.  Non militat omnis amans: Elegy and Parody in Satyricon 82. Sarah Lannom (Harvard University)

2.  Non homo: Identity and Personhood in the Cena Trimalchionis. Rachel Hart (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

3.  Gender Transgression and the Politics of Representation in Apuleius’ Metamorphoses. Evelyn Adkins (Kenyon College)

4.  Greedy Gentlemen: An Expansion of (Stereo-) Typical Views in Apuleius’ Metamorphoses. Stephanie Hutchings (University of Arizona)


1:30-3:15 p.m.       Third Paper Session                                                  Sunshine

Section F:  Silver Latin Epic

Antonios C. Augoustakis (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), presider

1.  Lucan's Suicidal Map of Rome. Mark Thorne (Wheaton College)

2.  Kids These Days: Pudor, Adulescentia, and Comedy in Book 1 of Statius’s Achilleid. Peter Moench (University of Virginia)

3.  Dulce nefas: Venus Armed in Statius’ Thebaid. Rachael Cullick (University of Minnesota)

4.  Fraternal Friction on the Patriarch’s Patera: The Ekphrasis in Statius’s Thebaid I.539-551. Eric Beckman (Indiana University) and Martin P. Shedd (Indiana University)

5.  Veluti cum Coeus: Civil War’s Release in Valerius’ Argonautica. Darcy A. Krasne (University of Missouri)


1:30-3:15 p.m.       Third Paper Session                                                  H231

Section G:  Plato

John F. Finamore (University of Iowa), presider

1.  Socrates and Scientists: How Modern Neuroscience Supports the Phaedrus’ Account of a Rational Madness. Nicole L. Clowney (University of Arkansas)

2.  Why Mantineia Matters in the Symposium. Maria V. Kovalchuk (Northwestern University)

3.  Laughable Etymologies: The Use of γελοῖον in Plato’s Cratylus. Andrew Rawson (University of New Mexico)

4.  Aristophanes and the Digression in Plato's Theaetetus. Aaron Burns (University of Iowa)

5.  The Digression in the Theaetetus and Pindar's Nemean 10. Christopher C. Raymond (Vassar College)


1:30-3:15 p.m.       Third Paper Session                                                  H 331

Section H:  Greek and Roman Comedy

Anne H. Groton (St. Olaf University), presider

1.  Cleon, Pylos, and the Paphlagonian Pylaimenes. Carl A. Anderson (Michigan State University)

2.  The Silence of the Shuttle: The Voiceless Procne and the Absent Philomela in Aristophanes’ Birds. Caitlin C. Halasz (University of California, Los Angeles)

3.  “I Went in a Lover and Came out a Brother?” Near-Miss Incest in Plautus’ Comedies. Serena S. Witzke (Ohio Wesleyan University)

4.  Historiographical Mots in the Menaechmi. Jane F. Woodruff (William Jewell College)

5.  Spinning an Old Tale: Myth and Originality in Terence’s Eunuchus. Samantha C. Davis (University of New Mexico)


3:15-3:30p.m.        Break                                                  Millennium

3:30-5:15 p.m.       Fourth Paper Session                                                Century

Section A:  Roman Archaeology:  Frontiers and Interactions*

Marsha B. McCoy (Southern Methodist University), presider

1.  The Gsur of Tripolitania: A New Interpretation. Max Huemer (University at Buffalo, SUNY)

2.  Explorations and Explanations of a Bone Deposit in Roman Sicily. Elijah C. Fleming (University of Iowa)

3.  Empire at the Margins: Interaction and the Frontier Society of Roman North Africa. Charles L. Yow (University of Georgia)

4.  "Doves at the Crossroads": The Sacred Identity of Roman Ascalon. Robyn Le Blanc (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)


3:30-5:15 p.m.       Fourth Paper Session                                                Sugerloaf

Section B:  Greek Epic#

Andromache Karanika (University of California, Irvine), presider

1.  Suspenseful Iteration in Homeric Epic. Deborah Beck (University of Texas at Austin)

2.  Before the Beginning: No Story of Troy Before 'The' Story of Troy. Bill R. Beck (University of Pennsylvania)

3.  Homeric Unreliable Narration. Matthew Horrell (University of Iowa)

4.  Homeric ἄρα: An (In)consequential Particle. Coulter H. George (University of Virginia)

5.  Joyless Mirth: The Timai of Laughter-Loving Aphrodite. Sidney M. Christman (University of Colorado Boulder)


3:30-5:15 p.m.       Fourth Paper Session                                                Flagstaff

Section C:  Tacitus 

Victoria Pagán (University of Florida), presider

1.  Gladiators, Soldiers and the Blurring of Identity in Tacitus’ Historiae. Patrick W. Winterrowd (Florida State University)

2.  Severitas as Anachronism in Tacitus's Characterization of the Imperial Army. Justin R. James (University of Missouri)

3.  The Motivations of Valens’ Army in Tacitus’ Histories. Nicholas M. Dee (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

4.  Environmental Determinism and the Rationalization of Imperialism in Tacitus’ Germania. Molly A. Jones-Lewis (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)


3:30-5:15 p.m.       Fourth Paper Session                                                Canyon

Section D:  Vergil

Christopher Nappa (University of Minnesota), presider

1.  Thyrsis' Arkadian Shepherds in Vergil's Seventh Eclogue. Chris C. Eckerman (University of Oregon)

2.  The Barker at the Threshold: Hecate at the End of Vergil’s Eighth Eclogue. Patrick Dombrowski (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

3.  Vergil's Degeneration of Man (G. 1.118-159). Andrew P. Roth (University of Florida)

4.  Euripides’ Hippolytus in Aeneid IV. William D. Bruckel (University of Colorado Boulder)

5.  Absent Presence: Comparing Dido to Ariadne and Penelope in Aeneid 6. Megan Bowen (University of Virginia)


3:30-5:15 p.m.       Fourth Paper Session                                                Trail Ridge

Section E:  Cicero

Brian Channing Walters (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), presider

1.  Antiquarian Digressions in Cicero's De Haruspicum responso. Konstantinos Arampapaslis (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

2.  Hyperbole and Persuasion in Cicero’s pro Marcello. Christopher Craig (University of Tennessee)

3.  Making Guilt Visible: Cicero’s Against Piso and the Language of Curse Tablets. Isabel Koster (Lawrence University)

4.  Strategic Ambiguity: Polysemy and Persuasion in Cicero. Charles B. Watson (University of Oklahoma)

5.  Virtus Without Suicide: Cicero, Exile and Public Image. William P. Smith (University of Florida)


3:30-5:15 p.m.       Fourth Paper Session                                                          Sunshine

Section F:  Recent Literary Reception

James V. Morrison (Centre College), presider

1.  Auden's Homer: The Shield of Achilles. Catherine M. Schlegel (University of Notre Dame)

2.  Homeric and Platonic Forces in David Mitchell’s Cloud Atlas. Netta Berlin (University of Michigan)

3.  The Loss of telos: The Oresteia of Athol Fugard. Sarah H. Nooter (University of Chicago)

4.  Teaching “Toni Morrison and the Classical Tradition” as a Course in the State Prison System. Sara Ahbel Rappe (University of Michigan) 

5.  Translucent Transplants: On the Similes in Alice Oswald’s "Memorial". Carolin Hahnemann (Kenyon College)


3:30-5:15 p.m.       Fourth Paper Session                                                               H 231

Section G:  Panel

Growing Greek: New Activities and Resources at the Beginning Level

Wilfred Major (Louisiana State University), organizer and presider

1.  Using Present Tense Markers to Make Beginning Greek Easier. Wilfred E. Major (Louisina State University)

2.  From the Ground Up: Building a Greek Curriculum. Wayne Rupp (St. Mary’s Dominican High School, New Orleans)

3.  The Growth of Greek: The National Greek Exam and Junior Classical League. Generosa Sangco-Jackson (Oak Hall School)

4.  The College Greek Exam 2014-15. Albert Watanabe (Louisiana State University)


5:30-6:30 p.m.       WCC Reception                      Cedar's Bar                                 

5:30-6:30 p.m.       CPL Happy Hour                     Boulder Creek Living Room                                 

5:30-7:00 p.m.       GSIC Panel                             Century                                        

Graduate Student Issues Committee Panel: Making the Most of Your Graduate Student Experience

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

1.  Unwritten Rules: The Art of Being a Graduate Student. Jackie Elliott (University of Colorado Boulder)

2.  Departmental Citizenship and Strategic Planning for the Graduate Student. Stephen Collins-Elliott (University of Tennessee)

3.  Starting and Managing a Dissertation Support Group. Deb Trusty (Florida State University)

4.  Dr. Sanegrad or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the PhD. Hunter Teets (Compass Youth and Family Services)

5.  Teaching Latin in the Broader Community. Tyler Lansford (University of Colorado Boulder)


6:30-8:00 p.m.       Vice-Presidents, Dinner                                                       Flagstaff

8:00-9:40 p.m.       Fifth Paper Session                                                              Century

Section A:  Research Methods*

Claas Lattman (Emory University), presider

1.  Multimedia Annotation of Classical Texts: What Do We Need? Christopher Francese (Dickinson College)

2.  Prototypes and the Sensory Sphere: New Approaches to Digital Humanities. Anna Foka (HUMlab Umeå University)

3.  Building Bulwarks: An ArcGIS Model of Roads, Campaigns, and Colonies in Republican Italy. Amanda Jo Coles (Illinois Wesleyan University)

4.  Comparative Rates of Text Reuse in Classical Latin Hexameter Poetry. Neil Bernstein (Ohio University)


8:00-9:40 p.m.       Fifth Paper Session                                                           Sugarloaf

Section B:  Workshop#

Reverse-engineering a Syllabus: Using Learning Objectives to Design Your Courses (GSIC Workshop).

Jennifer L. LaFleur (University of Virginia), organizer, presenter, and presider


8:00-9:40 p.m.       Fifth Paper Session                                                           Trail Ridge

Section C:  Latin Epic

John F. Miller (University of Virginia), presider

1.  Vergil's Achaemenides and the Odyssean World of Republican Latin Epic. Thomas Biggs (University of Georgia)

2.  Who Am I? Style and Identity in Poetic Fragments. Jessica H. Clark (Florida State University)

3.  Lucan’s Pharsalia: The Stoic Cosmos as a Mirror. Mary Claire C. Russell (Visitation Academy) 

4.  When the Troops Reluctantly Go Marching In: Exploring Caesar's Failed Martial Exhortations in Book One of Lucan’s Bellum Civile. Elizabeth T. Neely (University of Georgia)

5.  The Long Backstory: Statius' Thebaid, Vergil's Aeneid, and Epics that Never Were. Christopher Nappa (University of Minnesota)


8:00-9:40 p.m.       Fifth Paper Session                                                   Canyon

Section D:  Pindar

Ippokratis Kantzios (University of South Florida), presider

1.  Pindar and the Nuance of ἁβροσύνη. Sean A.R. Miranda (Indiana University)

2.  What's Past is Pro(cata)logue: Pindar and History in Nemean 2. Peter Miller (Texas Tech University)

3.  Cultic Connections in Pindar’s Nemean 1. Virginia M. Lewis (Florida State University)

4.  Pindar of Thebes: The Orphic Mystagogue. Dannu Hutwohl (University of New Mexico)


8:00-9:40 p.m.       Fifth Paper Session                                                                Sunshine

Section E:  Epigram and Elegy

E. Del Chol (Marshall University), presider

1.  A Parasite Among the Augustans: Antipater of Thessalonica and Latin Poetry. Charles S. Campbell (Miami University of Ohio)

2.  Alpheus of Mytilene and Some Greek Responses to Rome. Christopher Weimer (The Graduate Center, CUNY)

3.  Duras Ianitor Ante Fores: Cerberus and the “Shut-out Lover” in Tibullus’ Elegies Book I. Makaila Daeschel (University of New Mexico)      

4.  Embracing Ambiguity of Authorship in the Sulpicia Poems. Alexander Karsten (University of Georgia)

5.  Reinscribing Dido: Ovid's Epigraphic Innovations. Morgan E. Palmer (University of California, Irvine)


8:00-9:40 p.m.       Fifth Paper Session                                                                     H 231

Section F:  Greek Comedy

Thomas K. Hubbard (University of Texas at Austin), presider

1.  On the Tracks of Susarion and Megarian Comedy. Matthew Cohn (University of Toronto)

2.  Cleon’s Zombie in the First Parabasis of the Clouds (591-4). Orestis Karatzoglou (University of Illinois at Urbana-Cha)

3.  A Niece of Megakles: An Unnoticed Paratragic Subtext in Aristophanes' Clouds. Donald Sells (University of Michigan)

4.  Aristophanes' Clever Spectators (Clouds 518-62). Jennifer Starkey (San Diego State University)

5.  Making Sense of Metatheater in Menander. Erin Moodie (Purdue University)


8:00-9:40 p.m.       Fifth Paper Session                                                                     H 331

Section G: Panel

Satiric Takes on Philosophy, Philosophic Takes on Satire

T. H. M. Gellar-Goad (Wake Forest University), presider

1 L'Anti-Ennius chez Lucrèce: Satire and Literary Polemic in De Rerum Natura. Mathias Hanses (Columbia University)

2.  Civic Ambition and Satiric Authority in Lucilius and Lucretius. T. H. M. Gellar-Goad (Wake Forest University)

3.  Sermones 2.5: A Shady Prophet, an Obsequious Hero, and a Poet with Something to Prove. Sergio Yona (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

4.  The Consolation of Not-philosophy in Lucilius and Juvenal. Catherine Keane (Washington University in St. Louis)

5.  Lucian's Nigrinus: What is the Effective Corrective?. Mitchell Pentzer (University of Colorado Boulder)


9:40-11:00 p.m.      Reception      Flagstaff Half


Friday, March 27, 2015

7:30 a.m.-noon       Registration                                          Millennium Lobby       

8:00 a.m.-nooon     Book Display                                         Millennium       

8:00-9:45 a.m.       Sixth Paper Session                                                                 Century


Section A:  Horace, Odes

William A. Tortorelli (Haverford College), presider

1.  Horace the Warhawk?: Military Ambition and Echoes of the Civil Wars in Odes 1. Scott Shump (University of Florida)

2.  Maecenas in Horace, Odes 1. 1. John N. Rauk (Michigan State University)

3.  Beyond Scansion in Horatian Lyric Versification. Andrew S. Becker (Virginia Tech University)

4.  Smoothing the Sea and Soothing the State: The Dioscuri and Augustus in Horace's Odes. Blanche C. McCune (Baylor University)

5.  Stoic Paradox and Metapoetics in Horace Odes 2.2 and 3.3. Kenneth Draper (Indiana University, Bloomington)


8:00-9:45 a.m.       Sixth Paper Session                                                                Sugarloaf

Section B:  Roman Art and Monuments#

Amy S. Koch (Towson University), presider

1.  Palladas and the Prima Porta Cupid. Andrew C. Ficklin (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

2.  The Cumaean Temple of Apollo Palatinus: Examining the Augustan Architecture and Propaganda of Aeneid 6.14-37. Travis R. Rupp (University of Colorado Boulder)

3.  Are a Thousand Words Worth a Picture? An Examination of Text-Based Monuments in the Age of Augustus. Lindsay A. Pappas (Indiana University)

4.  Herculean Cult and its Topographical Dominance in the Forum Boarium. Matthew C. Harder (University of Arizona)

5.  Domitian's War Horse: Appropriating Equestrian Imagery in Statius' Silvae 1.1. Justin C. Houseman (Emory University)


8:00-9:45 a.m.       Sixth Paper Session                                                                Flagstaff

Section C:  Homer

Jim A. Andrews (Ohio University), presider

1.  Reconsidering the Epic Aristeia in Light of the Cycle. Benjamin G. Sammons (New York University)

2.  Of Loitering, Profit, and (Failed?) Leadership. Timothy Heckenlively (Baylor University)

3.  I've Got a Feeling We're Not in Troy Anymore: New Evidence for Homer's Western Localization of Kirke in the Odyssey. Christopher S. Dobbs (University of Missouri)

4.  Danger and Deferral: The Concealed Threat of Odysseus to the Phaeacians. Justin Arft (University of Missouri)


8:00-9:45 a.m.       Sixth Paper Session                                                                 Canyon

Section D:  Herodotus and Thucydides

Michael H. Shaw (University of Kansas), presider

1.  Homeric Narrative Technique and Herodotus' Battle of Salamis (Hist. 8.40-96). Charles C. Chiasson (University of Texas at Arlington)

2.  Reading Herodotus and Solon in Tandem: An Argument from Numeracy. Mackenzie S. Zalin (Duke University)

3.  Why Did Thucydides Need to Justify His Use of Speeches?. Clayton M. Lehmann (University of South Dakota)

4.  Speech-Acts and Communicative Failure in Thucydides. Brian M. Mumper (Rutgers University)

5.  Metaphysical Language in Thucydides' Account of Periclean Athens. Tobias Joho (University of Chicago)


8:00-9:45 a.m.       Sixth Paper Session                                                             Trail Ridge

Section E:  Hesiod and Hymns

Robert J. Rabel (University of Kentucky), presider

1.  ἀλλὰ τίη μοι ταῦτα περὶ δρῦν ἤ περὶ πέτρην, indeed? The Elemental Networks of the Theogony. R. Allen Snider (University of Georgia)

2.  Hesiod’s Poetic Intent in Measuring the Sea. Jill K. Simmons (University of Georgia)

3.  "I Cannot Tell a Lie': Hermes' Dishonest Truth. Hilary Bouxsein (University of Virginia)

4.  Listing Names: Persephone’s Companions in the Homeric Hymn to Demeter. Andromache Karanika (University of California, Irvine)

5.  Cutting Remarks: The Undercutter Passage and Mortality in the Homeric Hymn to Demeter. Elizabeth A. Warner (University of Minnesota)


8:00-9:45 a.m.       Sixth Paper Session                                                               Sunshine

Section F:  Greek and Roman Religion 

Jon D. Mikalson (University of Virginia), presider

1.  Motherhood and Madness in Dionysian Myth: Something to do with Demeter (and Dithyramb). Steven J. Faulkner, Jr. (Unier)

2.  Athenians on Parade: Individual and Collective Experience in Civic Processions. Erin Warford (University at Buffalo)

3.  Why Was Socrates Charged with “Introducing Religious Innovations”?.  Kirk Sanders (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

4.  Moretum at the Megelensia: The Significance of Roman Peasant Food on the Goddess’s Table. Krishni Burns (University at Buffalo)


8:00-9:45 a.m.       Sixth Paper Session                                                                    H 231

Section G:  Seneca

Eleanor W. Leach (Indiana University), presider

1.  Look No Further Than Yourself: Seneca’s Oedipus, Deoculation and the Futility of Introspection. Christina E. Franzen (Marshall University)

2.  Nescient Oedipus: Contested Selfhoods of Seneca’s Unwitting Dramaturge. Theodore J. MacDonald (St. Louis Priory School)

3.  Don’t Stand So Close To Me: Antigone’s Pietas in Seneca’s Phoenissae. Lauren D. Ginsberg (University of Cincinnati)

4.  Tragic Language and Successful Spectatorship in Seneca’s Tragedies. Maria S. Sarais (University of Missouri)

5.  huic uni rei vivit: Slave Training in the Younger Seneca. Alan Fleming (Indiana University)


8:00-9:45 a.m.       Sixth Paper Session                                                                    H 331

Section H:  Aeschylus

David Kovacs (University of Virginia), presider

1.  Dropping the Scepter: The Comparisons Between Agamemnon and Xerxes in Aeschylus' Persians. Theodore Graham (Duke University)

2.  When Tragedy Became Drama: Time, Narrative, and Suspense in Aeschylus. Kevin Batton (University of California, Irvine)

3.  Orestes’ Tragic Nostos: A Proposed Homecoming-Lexicon in Aeschylus’ Oresteia and Beyond. David J. Hetrick (University of Florida)

4.  Revisiting the Hesiodic Catalogue in the Prometheus Bound. Zoe Stamatopoulou (Pennsylvania State University)


8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.      Ascanius Workshop: "Let's Learn Latin!"                                     Boulder Creek Living Room
                                   (participation by pre-registration only)
                                 Presenters: Kevin Jefferson and Nadia Ghosheh, University of Colorado Boulder and Ascanius: The Youth Classics Institute

9:45-10:00 a.m.            Break                                                  Millennium

10:00-11:45 a.m.           Seventh Paper Session                                                             Century

Section A:  Panel

Navigating a Career in Classics

Amy Pistone (University of Michigan), presider

1.  The Path to Tenure. Mary L. Pendergraft (Wake Forest University)

2.  Planning Academic Parenthood: Negotiating a Family-Friendly Contract and Navigating Work-Life Balance. Yurie Hong (Gustavus Adolphus College)

3.  The Two Body Problem, Contingent Positions, and Parenting on the Tenure Track. Sean Easton (Gustavus Adolphus College)

4.  Parenting in the Academy: Policy, Personal Experience, and the Future. Pamela Gordon (University of Kansas)


10:00-11:45 a.m.    Seventh Paper Session                                                          Sugarloaf

Section B:  CPL Workshop#

Latin at the Middle School Level: Who Are Our Students? How Do We Reach Them?

Megan O. Drinkwater (Agnes Scott College), organizer, presider, and presenter
Barbara Hill (University of Colorado), presenter
Ricki Crown (Baker Demonstration School), presenter


10:00-11:45 a.m.    Seventh Paper Session                                                            Flagstaff

Section C:  Panel

Facing Sickness: Medical Topics in Greco-Roman Literature

Alexander J. Hamilton (Ohio State University), presenter

1.  Humoral Theory and Archilochus Fragments 230 and 234. Katrina Vaananen  (Ohio State University)

2.  Demons and Disease in Vergil's Aeneid. Alexander James Hamilton (Ohio State University)    

3.  Caedens Dicere Verum: Juvenal's Use of Vergil in Satire II. Mark Wright (Ohio State University)

4.  Sophocles' Philoctetes as Therapeutic Tool. Christine Schaefers (Ohio State University)


10:00-11:45 a.m.    Seventh Paper Session                                                             Canyon

Section D:  Ovid

Carole E. Newlands (University of Colorado Boulder), presider

1.  Ovid's Tristia 3.4a/3.4b: A Diptych?. Helena R. Dettmer (University of Iowa)

2.  Making Goddesses in Rome: Ovid's Hersilia. Reina E. Callier (University of Colorado Boulder)

3.  The Shape of Exile in Ovid's Tristia. Alison Lanski (University of Notre Dame)

4.  The Sphragis of Ovid's Floralia. John F. Miller (University of Virginia)

5.  Metapoetics and Minerva in Ovid’s Fasti. Emma Brobeck (University of Washington)


10:00-11:45 a.m.    Seventh Paper Session                                                        Trail Ridge

Section E:  Tacitus' Annales

Rex Stem (University of California, Davis), presider

1.  Public Spectacle and Memory in the Annals of Tacitus. Bram L.H. ten Berge (University of Michigan)

2.  The Silence of the Gods: Supernatural Phenomena in Tacitus’ Annales. Melissa Huang (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

3.  Chance and Change in Tacitus, Annals 1.9-10. Victoria E. Pagán (University of Florida)

4.  Seneca Tragicus, Seneca Tragoedus: Seneca’s Transformation in Tacitus’ Annales. Clayton A. Schroer (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

5.  Extortion, Narrative, and Annalistic Style in Tacitus’ Annales 14. Christopher J. Miller (University of Cincinnati)


10:00-11:45 a.m.    Seventh Paper Session                                                        Sunshine

Section F:  Greek History: Classical to Alexander

Michael Gagarin (University of Texas at Austin), presider

1.  Thucydides and the Rise of the Four Hundred. Andrew Wolpert (University of Florida)

2.  Postmodern Thucydides? The paralogos. Michael Shaw (University of Kansas)

3.  “Does anyone care about the Greeks living in Asia?. Joshua P. Nudell (University of Missouri)

4.  The Spartan Defeat at Lechaeum. John L. Friend (University of Tennessee)

5.  Why Was Alexander's Indian Campaign So Bloody?. Jenna R. Rice (University of Missouri) 


10:00-11:45 a.m.   Seventh Paper Session                                                        H 331                       

Section G:  Theocritus

Donald E. Lavgine (Texas Tech University), presider

1.  The Theoi of Theocritus: Generic Divinity in Idyll 1. Marcie Persyn (University of Pennsylvania)

2.  Failed Visions: The Goatherd's Cup and Daphnis in Theocritus' First Idyll. Matthew Chaldekas (University of Southern California)

3.  The Vision of the Cyclops in Theocritus’ Idylls 6 and 11. Anatole Mori (University of Missouri)

4.  Relationship, Role, and Genre in Theocritus' Idyll 13. Michael K. Penich (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

5.  The Cup of Doom: Theocritus and the Heidelberg Exiles. Joseph A. Tipton (Winthrop University)


All the Friday afternoon events will take place on the campus of the University of Colorado.

Walking Directions between Hotel and Campus
For those who do not choose to walk to the University of Colorado campus for Friday afternoon's lunch at the Stadium Club and paper sessions at the Eaton Humanities building, Two Millennium Harvest House shuttle buses will be available for travel to and from these destinations.  CAMWS attendees, who request this service, should inform the hotel front desk of the time at which they would like to travel and their pick up and drop off locations.  The shuttle buses depart from the front lobby of the hotel, and the drivers will designate the places on campus at which pick-ups will be made.

12:00 noon.-1:45 p.m.                         Lunch                                                  Stadium Club
Compliments of the University of Colorado (by pre-registration only).


                                                                                       All the Friday afternoon paper sessions will take placee in the Eaton Humanities building (HUMN) on the campus of the University of Colorado.

1:45-3:30 p.m.       Eighth Paper Session                                                 HUMN 150

Section A:  Archaeological Theory and Method*

Jeremy S. Hartnett (Wabash College), presider

1.  A Network Explanation for the Primacy of the Euboean Gulf Coasts at the End of the Bronze Age. Margaretha Kramer-Hajos (Indiana University)

2.  Pestilence and Plague: The Scientific Investigation of Greek Literary Epidemics. Carrie L. Sulosky Weaver (University of Pittsburgh)

3.  Recent Excavations and Mapping Technology at the Villa del Vergigno, Tuscany. Kurtis Butler (University of Wyoming) and William H. Ramundt (University of Iowa)

4.  Urban Romanization Theory: Case Studies from Lugdunum and Sarmizegetusa. Shannon M. Ells (University of Arizona)


1:45-3:30 p.m.       Eighth Paper Session                                                 HUMN 125

Section B:  Christian Latin*

Andrew Cain (University of Colorado), presider

1.  Amicitia et Caritas: Classical and Christian Views on Friendship. Roxanne Perko (University of Arizona)

2.  Augustine Comes Out of Retirement: Otium Honestum to Ordination Allen G. Wilson (Harvard University)

3.  Pity, Pietas, and Roman Forensic Oratory in the Passion of Sts. Perpetua and Felicity. Katherine E. Milco (Marquette University)

4.  Christian Martyr as Homeric Hero: A Literary Allusion in Perpetua’s Passio. Celsiana Warwick (University of California, Los Angeles)

5.  A New Manuscript of the Meditationes Vitae Christi at Morris Library, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Daniel Moore (Northern Arizona University)


1:45-3:30 p.m.       Eighth Paper Session                                                 HUMN 1B50

Section C:  Reception in Music*

Chris Ann Matteo (Washington Latin Public Charter School), presider

1.  Innovation and Tradition: Charon in the Libretto of Claudio Monteverdi’s Opera Orfeo. Byron Stayskal (Western Washington University)

2.  Laughing at the Great King: Ottomans as Persians in Minato's Xerse (Venice 1654). Robert C. Ketterer (University of Iowa)

3.  Distortions of Dejanira: Visions of Female Virtue in Handel's Hercules (1745). Robyn M. Rocklein (Ringling College of Art and Design, University of South Florida, and University of Tampa)

4.  Failure to Find Meaning: Jeff Wayne's Solipsistic Spartacus. Dave Oosterhuis (Gonzaga University)

5.  Forever To Be Joined As One: Genesis’ “The Fountain of Salmacis” and Ovid. David T. Hewett (University of Virginia)


1:45-3:30 p.m.       Eighth Paper Session                                                 HUMN 135

Section D:  Greek History:  Archaic to Classical 2*

Andrew Wolpert (University of Florida), presider

1.  Imagining Africa: Identity and Commodity in Archaic Greece. Christopher S. Parmenter (New York University)

2.  Praxagora's Court Reform and the Kleroteria. Edwin Carawan (Missouri State University)

3.  Athens and the Hellespont in the Later Archaic Period. Brian M. Lavelle (Loyola University Chicago)

4.  Religious Piety and War Atrocities in Classical Greece. Michael G. Seaman (DePauw University)

5.  Oligarchy, My Dear Mytilene: A Reexamination of a Polis' Constitution in the Early Fourth Century BCE. Tom Pappas (Indiana University)


1:45-3:30 p.m.       Eighth Paper Session                                                 HUMN 250

Section E:  Pedagogy 1*

John Gruber-Miller (Cornell College), presider

1.  Unearthing the Next Generation: An Examination of Secondary Students in an Archaeological Field School. Andrew Carroll (Regis Jesuit High School)

2.  Teaching a Not-G-rated, all-Greek Lysistrata in the Midwest. Ariana Traill (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

3.  Dionysus Synergates: Critical Thought and Interdisciplinary Learning. Amy Joy Lanou (University of North Carolina at Asheville) and Sophie Mills (University of North Carolina at Asheville)

4.  A Skills-Based Learning Scaffold in an Undergraduate Classics Curriculum. Jennifer Moss (Wayne State University)

5.  Interpuncta Verborum: Reassessing Punctuation in the Latin Classroom. Wesley J. Wood (Miami University of Ohio)


1:45-3:30 p.m.       Eighth Paper Session                                                 HUMN 1B80

Section F:  Augustan to Flavian Poetry*

Brenda Fineberg (Knox College), presider

1.  Saepibus hirtis claudatur: Gardens as Enclosed Metapoetic Spaces. David J. White (Baylor University)

2.  Muse of the Pipes: The Aqua Marcia and Aqua Virgo as Roman Poetic Tradition. Bridget Langley (University of Washington)

3.  The Comparison of Art in the Carmina Priapea. Heather Elomaa (University of Pennsylvania)

4.  Dum vagor aspectu: Vision, Otium, and the Patron in Statius’ Silvae. Amanda Klause (Princeton University)

5.  Manilian Poetics and the Rhetoric of the Astrological Treatise. Kyle G. Grothoff (Indiana University)


1:45-3:30 p.m.       Eighth Paper Session                                                 HUMN 1B90

Section G:  Workshop*

Linguistic Mastery for the New Millennium.

Bernard Carrington (American Leadership Academy), organizer, presider, and presenter 

3:30-3:45p.m.        Break                                                 

3:45-5:30p.m.        Ninth Paper Session                                                  HUMN 150

Section A:  Archaeology and Religion*

Barbara Tsakirgis (Vanderbilt University), presider

1.  Curses, Folded Again! A Comparative Analysis of Greek and Roman Curse Tablets. Saavak Williams (University of Arizona)

2.  Carrying Dionysos: The God and the Hellenistic Kings. Melanie L. Godsey (University of Colorado Boulder)

3.  A God’s Provincial Flair: An Analysis of New Ritual Development in Gaul. Matthew Coleman (University of Arizona)

4.  A Case of Mistaken Identity? The Conflation of Human and Divine in Villa A at Oplontis. Matthew Naglak (University of Michigan)

5.  Religious Patronage and Mosaic Donor Inscriptions at Sardis and Anemurium. Allison Kemmerle (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)


3:45-5:30p.m.        Ninth Paper Session                                                  HUMN 1B50

Section B:  Reception in Film*

Gregory N. Daugherty (Randolph-Macon College), presider

1.  Dissecting Orpheus in Baz Luhrmann's Moulin Rouge!. Chris Ann Matteo (Fairfax County Public Schools)

2.  Authentic Inauthenticity: Homeric Resonance in Wolfgang Peterson's Troy (2004). Scott A. Barnard (Rutgers University)

3.  Scholarly Feedback: Homeric Studies and American Song Culture in Coen Brothers Films. Ryan C. Platte (Washington University in St. Louis)

4.  Beyond Pygmalion: The Writer as Narcissus in Ruby Sparks. Rocki Wentzel (Augustana College)

5.  Politics and Violence in Jorge Alí Triana’s Edipo Alcalde. Annette M. Baertschi (Bryn Mawr College)


3:45-5:30p.m.        Ninth Paper Session                                                  HUMN 125

Section C:  Pedagogy 2*

Jennifer Sheridan Moss (Wayne State University), presider

1.  A Collaborative Project on Aristotle’s Constitution of Athens in a Greek History Course. Margaret W. Musgrove (University of Central Oklahoma)

2.  Flavius Agricola: An Interdisciplinary Model for Senior Capstone Courses. Jeremy Hartnett (Wabash College)

3.  Reading the Ceramic Record: Using Modern Ceramics to Teach about the Archaeological Process. Stephanie A. Layton-Kim (Catholic University of America)

4.  A Universal Pedagogy Course. Marcia H. Lindgren (University of Iowa)

5.  Comedy, Violence, and Undergraduates. Christopher Bungard (Butler University)


3:45-5:30p.m.        Ninth Paper Session                                                  HUMN 135

Section D:  Roman Power, Imperial Lives*

Dennis P. Kehoe (Tulane University), presider

1.  From Strabonian Regions to διοικήσεις: A Study of the Administrative Development of the Provincia Asia as Seen through Civic Coinage (133 BC – 96AD). Lucia Francesca Carbone (Columbia University)

2.  When the Governor is a Subject: The Rhetoric of Misrule in Philo’s In Flaccum and De legatione ad Gaium. Benjamin W. Hicks (Birmingham-Southern College)

3.  Memory, Identity, and Senatorial Actions in the Early Principate. Jessica Stephens (University of Michigan)

4.  Toward a Demography of Dreamers in Artemidorus’ Oneirocritica. David H. Sick (Rhodes College)

5.  Roman Legal Discourse in 5th and 6th Century Coptic Upper Egyptian Hagiography. Nicholas B. Venable (University of Chicago)


3:45-5:30p.m.        Ninth Paper Session                                                  HUMN 250

Section E:  Comedy and Performance*

David J. Schenker (University of Missouri), presider

1.  When Did Greek Dancers Wear Shoes?. Daniel B. Levine (University of Arkansas)

2.  Male Stage-Nudity in Aristophanes. Gwendolyn Compton-Engle (John Carroll University)

3.  Courtesans Reconsidered: Women in Aristophanes' Lysistrata. Laura K. McClure (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

4.  More than Laughter in Plautus's Amphitryon. Timothy Wutrich (Case Western Reserve University)


3:45-5:30p.m.        Ninth Paper Session                                                  HUMN 1B80

Section F:  Undergraduate Panel #2*

Julia Hejduk (Baylor University), presider

1.  Redivining the Sortes Vergilianae. Colin P. Behrens (Florida State University)

2.  Mutantia Arma Virumque Cano: The Weapons and Tactics of Vergil and Homer. Timothy Morris (Monmouth College)

3.  Cosmology and the Structure of Vergil’s Aeneid. David R. Youd (Utah State University)

4.  Friends by Force: Horace, the Epistolary Genre, and Patron-Client Relationships in Epistle 1.7. Jeremy W. Sexton (Wake Forest University)


3:45-5:30p.m.        Ninth Paper Session                                                  HUMN 1B90

Section G: Plautus and Terence*

Catherine C. Keane (Washington University), presider

1.  Contaminatio and Retractatio Revisited: A Revival of Plautus’ Poenulus at the Temple Dedication of Venus Erycina in 181 BCE. Seth A. Jeppesen (Brigham Young University)

2.  Plautine Corpus Revived: Metapoetics of Restaging in the Casina. Goran Vidovic (Cornell University)

3.  Inversion and Instability: Gendered Humor in Plautus' Mostellaria. Bartolo A. Natoli (Randolph-Macon College)

4.  Son and Daughters, Love and Marriage: On the Plots and Priorities of Roman Comedy. Sharon L. James (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

5.  Class and the Aulularia: Megadorus' Criticism of Uxores Dotatae. Doug Fraleigh (University of California, Los Angeles)


6:00-7:00 p.m.       Cash Bar                                                                              Ballroom

7:00-9:30 p.m.       Banquet                                                                               Ballroom

                             Presiding:  John F. Miller (University of Virginia)

                             Welcome:  Russell Moore, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor (University of Colorado)

                             Response: Antony Augoustakis (University of Illinois) CAMWS Presiden-Elect

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

                             Address: Ruth Scodel (University of Michigan) CAMWS President

                             Title: “Sunt Lacrimae Rerum

9:30-11:00   President's Reception                                                                     The Tennis Bubble


Saturday, March 28, 2015

7:30 a.m.-noon       Registration                                                                        Millennium Lobby

8:00 a.m.-3 p.m.       Book Display                                                                       Millennium

8:00-9:15a.m.        Business Meeting                                                                    Canyon

9:30-10:45   Tenth Paper Session                                                                          Century

Section A:  Animals in Art*

Steven L. Tuck (Miami University) presider

1.  Do We Need a Bigger Boat? A Possible Depiction of a Carcharodon Carcharias on the Pithekoussai Shipwreck Krater. Michael J. Koletsos (University of Arizona)

2.  Food, Fish, and Floors: A Mosaic from a House near the Athenian Agora. Barbara Tsakirgis (Vanderbilt University)

3.  River Horses in Rome: Changing Representations of Hippopotami in Roman Art. J. Troy Samuels (University of Michigan)

4.  Allusion and Ambiguity: Animals as Subjects in the Lod Mosaic. Asia L. Del Bonis-O'Donnell (University of Arizona)


9:30-10:45   Tenth Paper Session                                                  Sugarloaf

Section B:  Aspects of Greek Performance

Zoe Stamatopoulou (Pennsylvania State University), presider

1.  People as Props in Greek Tragedy. Florence Yoon (University of British Columbia)

2.  Objects in (Re)performances of Choral Song. Sean Harrigan (Marlboro College)

3.  Head Over Heels for Philosophy? Acrobatic Performance in Xenophon’s Symposium. Jonathan Vickers (University of Western Ontario)

4.  “Performances for Eye and Ear”: Hired Entertainment at the Greek Dramatic Festivals of the Roman Imperial Period. Mali Skotheim (Princeton University)


9:30-10:45   Tenth Paper Session                                                  Flagstaff

Section C:  Latin Satire

Stephanie McCarter (Sewanee: The University of the South), presider

1.  Sex, Poetry, and Philodemus in Horace, Satires 1.2. John Svarlien (Transylvania University)

2.  Peior serpentibus Afris: Canidia as Cleopatra in Horace's Satires and Epodes. Amy L. Norgard (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

3.  Besmeared: Horace’s Development of Roman Identity and New Satire through His Use of Blindness. Kristin Harper (University of Missouri)

4.  Juvenal's Satire 16 and Empire's End. Osman Umurhan (University of New Mexico)       


9:30-10:45   Tenth Paper Session                                                                            Canyon

Section D:  Women in Latin Elegy

Joy Elizabeth Reeber (University of Arkansas), presider

1.  Is Bestiality Worse than Genderbending? Pasiphae and the Problem of Chasing Tail like a Man in Ovid’s Ars Amatoria 1.289-326. E. Del Chrol (Marshall University)

2.  Femina Princeps: In Defence of Ovid's Exilic Livia. Rachel E. Thomas (University of Oxford)

3.  Re-imagining Rhea Silvia in the Fasti. Anna E. Beek (University of Minnesota)

4.  (Re)writing Rape: Fasti 3.9-44. Samuel L. Kindick (University of Colorado Boulder)


9:30-10:45   Tenth Paper Session                                                                       Trail Ridge

Section E:  Sallust, Tacitus, Lucan 

Gaius Stern (University of California, Berkeley) presider

1.  The Roots of Enmity: Cato and Caesar in Sallust’s Bellum Catilinae. Sachin Maini (University  of Arizona)

2.  The Characterization of Thrasea Paetus in the Tacitean Narrative. Salvador Bartera (Mississippi State University)

3.  Lucan's Influence on Tacitus' Account of the Civil War between Otho and Vitellius. Giulio Celotto (Florida State University)

4.  vestigia inritae spei: Tacitus, Lucan and the Fire at Rome. Stephen E. Froedge (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign)


9:30-10:45   Tenth Paper Session                                                                         Sunshine

Section F:  Reading Rome

Christopher P. Craig (University of Tennessee), presider

1.  Cicero, Rhetoric, and Republicanism in the Columbian Orator. Caroline Bishop (Indiana University)

2.  Delenda est abolitio, delenda est servitudo: Classical Sources in the Antebellum Slavery Debate. Micah Everson (Murrah High School / University of Florida)

3.  An Emperor in Translation: Suetonius, Claudius, and Robert Graves. Leanna L. Boychenko (Whitman College)

4.  Emotion and Theme in Virgil's Aeneid and Tolkien's Lord of the Rings. E. Christian Kopff (University of Colorado Boulder)


9:30-10:45   Tenth Paper Session                                                                             H 231

Section G:  Panel

Feminist Approaches and Perspectives in Undergraduate Classics Courses

Sanjaya Thakur (Colorado College), presider


1.  The Fog of War: Teaching Ancient Warfare with a Feminist Perspective. Matthew Taylor (Beloit College)

2.  Feminist Classics and the Burden of Authority. Lisl Walsh (Beloit College)

3.  Challenges for Male Instructors in Teaching Feminist Perspectives and Issues of Sexual Violence. Sanjaya Thakur (Colorado College)


9:30-10:45   Tenth Paper Session                                                                             H 331

Section H:  Greeks and the World

Steven C. Fineberg (Knox College), presider

1.  Heracles and the Head Hunters. Debbie Felton (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

2.  Danaos and Kadmos: Historical Reasons for Different Versions of the Origin of the Alphabet. Giustina Monti (Florida State University)

3.  Political Freedom: A Greco-Roman Discovery?. Nicholas R. Rockwell (University of Denver)

4.  Polybios: The New Odysseus. Duane W. Roller (Ohio State University)

10:45-11:00a.m.     Break                                                  Millennium

11:00-12:40 p.m.    Eleventh Paper Session                                                       Century


Section A:  CPL Panel*

Rethinking Memorization in Learning Latin

          Barbara P. Weinlich (Eckerd College), presider

1.   Quomodo Dicitur? The Importance of Memory in Language Learning. Jacqueline Carlon (University of Massachusetts Boston)

2.   Follow the Latin Brick Road: Minimalizing and Redefining Memorization in Latin Learning. Kenneth Kitchell (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

3.   Old Wines in New Skins: Rethinking Memorization in the Greek and Latin Classroom. B.A. Gregg (The Cleveland School of Science and Medicine)

4.   Metaphorical Competence as an Aid to Idiom Learning in Latin. William Short (University of Texas at San Antonio)

5.   Memorization:  Mastery or Modification?. Eddie Lowry (Ripon College)


11:00-12:40 p.m.    Eleventh Paper Session                                                       Sugarloaf

Section B:  Iliad 2

Benjamin G. Sammons (New York University), presider

1.  Corpse Abuse in Homer: The Anomalous Case of Imbrios. Andrew M. McClellan (University of British Columbia)

2.  The Iliad on Epigram: Generic Competition and the Poetics of Memorialization. Donald E. Lavigne (Texas Tech University)

3.  Female Agency in Homer’s Iliad. Julia H. Lenzi (Tufts University)

4.  Typical Heroic Careers and Large-Scale Design in the Iliad. Jonathan Fenno (University of Mississippi)


11:00-12:40 p.m.    Eleventh Paper Session                                                       Flagstaff

Section C:  Ovid:  Metamorphoses

Darcy A. Krasne (University of Missouri), presider

1.  The Palatine of the Milky Way: Architecture and Rome in Ovid’s Metamorphoses 1.168-180. Lissa Crofton-Sleigh (Santa Clara University)

2.  You Think This Is a Game?: Hellenistic Erotic Poetics in Arachne’s Tapestry (Ovid Met. 6.103-124). Hong S. Yoong (University of New Mexico)

3.  Old Women, Wands, and Potions: The Witchcraft of Ovid’s Minerva. Rebecca A. Sears (Wake Forest University)

4.  Death by Whirlwind: Ovid's Niobe and the Iliadic Helen. David F. Driscoll (Stanford University)

5.  Hell Hath No Fury: Circe as Dido in Ovid's Metamorphoses 14. Dominick Price (University of Missouri)


11:00-12:40 p.m.    Eleventh Paper Session                                                       Canyon

Section D:  Ancient Religion 

Matthew Kraus (University of Cincinnati), presider

1.  Seeking Help from the Gods and Men: Chronological Changes in the Language of Apotropaia. Reema R. Habib (Florida State University)

2.  Homer's Aphrodite: How to Create a Greek Goddess. Anne Cave (University of Missouri)

3.  Livia and Vesta: The Overemphasized Relationship between Empress and Goddess. Casey M. Stark (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

4.  Linking Realms: The Apotheosis of Augustus Within Suetonius’ Divus Augustus. Mark D. Buzbee (Florida State University)

5.  Impervium Cribrum: The Paradigmatic Iconography of the Vestal Tuccia. Rachel A. Smith (University of Kansas)


11:00-12:40 p.m.    Eleventh Paper Session                                                       Trail Ridge

Section E:  Tyrants

Richard Fernando Buxton (Colorado College), presider

1.  Thalassocracy and Tyranny: The Case of Minos. Valerio Caldesi-Valeri (University of Kentucky)

2.  Timoleon’s Adaptation of Democratic Anti-Tyranny Language in Sicily. Gregory Dzara (University at Buffalo)

3.  Xenophon's Hieron and the Psychology of the Tyrant. Alex Lee (Florida State University)

4.  The Archetypical Tyrant: Nepos’ Adaptation of Xenophon’s Hiero in the Life of Dion. Alexander E. Skufca (Florida State University)


11:00-12:40 p.m.    Eleventh Paper Session                                                       Sunshine

Section F:  Euripides

John C. Gibert (University of Colorado), presider

1.  Did Euripides Expect the Audience of his Troades to Think of Melos? Did They Do So?. David Kovacs (University of Virginia)

2.  Beauty and Truth in Euripides' Ion. Kristin O. Lord (Wilfrid Laurier University)

3.  Euripides' Helen: Object and Artificer. Peter J. Blandino (Boston University)

4.  For Women’s Tastes: Suggestions of Transgender Identity in the Bacchae’s Pentheus. Robert H. Simmons (Monmouth College)

5.  Medea and the Barista: Exploring the Effect of a Chorus Member's Age. Laura A. De Lozier (University of Wyoming)


11:00-12:40 p.m.    Eleventh Paper Session                                                       H221

Section G:  17th-19th Century Reception

Liane Houghtalin (University of Mary Washington), presider

1.  Œdipe and Louis XIV. Aleksandra Novikova (University of Arizona)

2.  The Marquis de Sade as Classicist. Thomas K. Hubbard (University of Texas at Austin)

3.  Divine Humanity: Lucretian Influences on Blake’s Antinomian Theology. Pierce J. Wade (University of Columbia)

4.  Cyrano de Bergerac’s L’Autre Monde and Rostand’s Socratic Cyrano. Ippokratis Kantzios (University of South Florida)

5.  Midas in Massachusetts: Hawthorne, Dickinson, and the Aesthetics of the Golden Touch. Rebecca Resinski (Hendrix College)


11:00-12:40 p.m.    Eleventh Paper Session                                                       H335

Section H:  Ancient Philosophy

Sara Ahbel-Rappe (University of Michigan), presider

1.  Phantasiai as Memory Images in Plato. Michael S. Overholt (University of Iowa)

2.  Inventing Incommensurability: Traces of a Scientific Revolution in Early Greek Mathematics in the Times of Plato. Claas Lattmann (Emory University)

3.  The Noble Dog: Homeric Images and Poetic Persuasion in Plato's Republic. Colin Pang (Boston University)

4.  The Unity of Aristotle's Theory of Constitutions. David J. Riesbeck (Rice University)

5.  Proclus and the Conjunction of Soul and Body. John F. Finamore (University of Iowa)


12:40-1:45   Consulares Lunch                                          Flatiron        

12:40-1:45   Vergilian Society Lunch                                Boulder Creek Living Room                    

12:45-1:15p.m.      Round Tables                    

Tabula Latina
Leader:   Timothy F. Smith (Ridgeview Classical Schools)                                                                                                 Flagstaff

The CAMWS Latin Exam - Next Steps?
Leader:   Robert T. White (Shaker Heights High School)                                                                                                      Canyon

A Seal of Classical Biliteracy: Where Do We Start?
Leader:   Keely K. Lake (Wayland Academy)                                                                                                                    Trail Ridge

Graduate Student Issues
Leader:   Sarah C. Teets (University of Virginia)                                                                                                                 Sugar Loaf

The State of Greek Pedagogy K-20 
Leader:   Wilfred E. Major and Albert T.Watanabe (Louisiana State University)                                                                  H231

#Classics: The Potential of Social Media in Classical Studies
Leader:   Bartolo A. Natoli (Randolph-Macon College)                                                                                                        H331


1:45-3:30pm Twelfth Paper Session                                                         Century

Section A:  Pedagogy: Latin#

Robert T. White (Shaker Heights High School), presider

1.  Aids in Teaching Caesar: Yesterday and Today. Ryan G. Sellers (Memphis University School)

2.  POGIL in the Language Classroom. M. Christine Marquis (Episcopal Collegiate School)

3.  On Learning (and Teaching) Latin Verbs. Rebecca Harrison (Truman State University)  

4.  Teaching Pietas and Ritual Purity in Vergil's Aeneid. Antonia Syson (Antonia Syson)

5.  Rapper's Delight: The Modernization of Plautus. Noah B. Cogan (University of Maryland, College Park)


1:45-3:30pm Twelfth Paper Session                                                         Sugarloaf

Section B:  Greek Epic#

Christopher C. Eckerman (University of Oregon), presider

1.  Κρήδεμνον: Veil, Mural Crown, or Both῞. Jordan C. Johansen (University of Vermont)

2.  Odysseus' Fight with Iros and the Scar. Catalin Anghelina (Columbus State Community College)

3.  Zeus in the Phaenomena. John J. Ryan (University of Cincinnati)

4.  Reinterpreting Rhianus fr. 1 Powell through the Intertexts of Homer and Hesiod. Gavin P. Blasdel (St. Genevieve High School)

5.  Reception in the Hexameter Poems of Theodore Prodromos. Andrew T. Faulkner (University of Waterloo)


1:45-3:30pm Twelfth Paper Session                                                         Flagstaff

Section C:  Lucan

A. Mark Thorne (Wheaton College), presider

1.  Patriae Trepidantis Imago: Roma in Lucan’s Bellum Civile. Anastasia Belinskaya (Florida State University)

2.  Reading Lucan's Light. Brian Walters (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

3.  Nulla Fides: Echoes of Catullus and the Impermanency of Roman Social Values in Lucan's Bellum Civile 8. Elizabeth Barnes (University of Cincinnati)

4.  Reaching Out and Pushing Away: Caesar and Cato as Antisocial and Prosocial Figures in Lucan’s Pharsalia. Benjamin A. Winnick (University of Arizona)

5.  Lucan, Cicero’s Correspondence, and Pharsalia 7.68-123. Matthew W. Ferguson (University of California, Irvine)


1:45-3:30pm Twelfth Paper Session                                                         Canyon

Section D:  Augustan Poetry 2

Christine G. Perkell (Emory University), presider

1.  Vergil's Funny Honey: The Role of Humor in the Georgics. Stephanie McCarter (University of the South)

2.  Elemental Juno: Reading Vergil with the Presocratics. Jennifer A. Stanull (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)

3.  Animal Didacticism: Ovid’s Allusions to Lucretius. Melissa Grasso (Vanderbilt University)

4.  Contextualizing a Potential Bacchic/Orphic Intertext in Ovid’s Heroides 2. Adriana M. Vazquez (University of Washington, Seattle)

5.  Impotent Invective?: Ovid’s Ibis Revisited. Casey C. Moore (University of South Carolina)


1:45-3:30pm Twelfth Paper Session                                                         Trail Ridge

Section E:  Latin Historiography

John Marincola (Florida State University), presider

1.  The Publication History of Julius Caesar's Commentaries on the Gallic War. David G. Welch (University of Kansas)

2.  Nepos' Life of Atticus, Nicolaus' Life of Augustus, and the Genre of Political Biography in the Age of Augustus. Rex Stem (University of California, Davis)

3.  Marcellus' Marbles: Dynamism in Exempla and Memory. Jordan R. Rogers (Indiana University Bloomington)

4.  Sulla's Consuming Gaze: Marius Gratidianus in Lucan and Valerius Maximus. Karen Acton (Washington University in St. Louis)

5.  Quasi Nero Triumphans: A Tacitean Reading of Ammianus Marcellinus’ RG 16.8-10. Philip T. Waddell (University of Arizona)


1:45-3:30pm Twelfth Paper Session                                                         Sunshine

Section F:  Women in Classical Greek Literature

Kristin O. Lord (Wilfrid Laurier University), presider

1.  Crossing Boundaries and Preserving Social Order: Women Who Advise Persian and Greek Leaders in Herodotus' Histories. Lindsay Samson (Agnes Scott College)

2.  When Women Speak in Herodotus' Histories. Aleda Krill (Indiana University Bloomington)

3.  Agalma in Euripides and Its Implications for Women in 5th century Athens. Emily C. Mohr (University of Maryland, College Park)

4.  How to Praise a Woman: The Rhetoric of Silence in Isocrates’ Encomium of Helen. Ursula M. Poole (Columbia University)

5.  Menander's Good Citizen Girls. Alexandra Daly (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)


1:45-3:30pm Twelfth Paper Session                                                         H 231

Section G:  Ancient Knowledge

Molly A. Jones-Lewis (University of Maryland, Baltimore County), presider

1.  All the Roads of the Sea: Charting Greek and Roman Waterways. Georgia L. Irby (The College of William and Mary)

2.  The Vindolanda Calendar Fragment and the Autumnal Equinox. Alexander Meyer (University of Western Ontario)

3.  O quam ridiculi sunt mortalium termini!: Physical and Ethical Boundaries in Seneca’s Naturales Quaestiones. Katy Chenoweth (University of Missouri)

4.  Tree Grafting in Pliny's Natural History. Eleni Manolaraki (University of South Florida)

5.  Analogies and Metaphors in Galen’s work on De tremore, palpitatione, convulsione et rigore. Sara Agnelli (University of Florida)


1:45-3:30pm Twelfth Paper Session                                                         H 331

Section H:  Greeks and Others

Duane W. Roller (Ohio State University), presider

1.  Cowards and Slaves: Greeks on the Periphery in the Cyropaedia. Benjamin O. McCloskey (Kansas State University)

2.  Greek Magical Terminology in the Septuagint. Luke Gorton (University of New Mexico)  

3.  A Greek in Rome-Dionysius of Halicarnassus and the Use of Sources on Early Rome. Elizabeth Palazzolo (University of Pennsylvania)

4.  Even Worse than Jesus! The Juxtaposition of Jesus and Peregrinus in Lucian’s De Morte Peregrini. Tristan K. Husby (The Graduate Center City University of New York)

5.  Josephus and Philo on the Rebellion of Korah: Hellenisms not Hellenizations. Matthew Kraus (University of Cincinnati)


3:30-3:45pm Break                                                

3:45-5:30pm Thirteenth Paper Session                                                     Century

Section A:  Greek Drama

Diane Arnson Svarlien (Independent Scholar), presider

1.  La Guerre de Troie n’a pas eu lieu: Heroism and the Glory of Troy in Euripides’ Helen. Brian Lush (Macalester College)

2.  Athenian Patriotism in Two Acts: Iphigenia at Aulis and Plato’s Menexenus. David Schenker (University of Missouri)

3.  The Pragmatics of Menandrian Dialogue: A Pilot Study. Peter G. Barrios-Lech (University of Massachusetts Boston)

4.  Menander and War Trauma. Ben Slagowski (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

5.  Searching for His Identity: Aristotle, Oedipus the King, and Dexter. Martha Habash (Creighton University)


3:45-5:30pm Thirteenth Paper Session                                                     Sugarloaf

Section B:  Workshop#

Easily Enriching the Youngest Minds with Latin: Student Programs, Teacher Programs, and Scholarships from Ascanius: The Youth Classics Institute.

Kevin Jefferson (University of Colorado Boulder and Ascanius: The Youth Classics Institute), presider and presenter

Nadia Ghosheh (University of Colorado Boulder and Ascanius: The Youth Classics Institute), presider and presenter


3:45-5:30pm Thirteenth Paper Session                                                     Flagstaff

Section C:  Republican and Augustan Poetry

Roger T. Macfarlane (Brigham Young University), presider

1.  Catullus’ Comic Economics: Aufillena Between Comedy and Elegy (Poem 110). Christopher B. Polt (University of South Florida)

2.  drUNKen dICTion: The Sounds and Poetic Performance of Catullus 27. Lorina N. Quartarone (University of Saint Thomas)

3.  The Conditions for Poetic Immortality: Epicurus, Daphnis, and Hagnon. Lisa Whitlatch (St. Olaf College)

4.  Consoling Tiber: Rivers and Exemplarity in the Consolatio ad Liviam. Dallas R. Simons (University of Pennsylvania)

5.  Ovid's Pyramus and Thisbe: Lamentable New Comedy. George F. Franko (Hollins University)


3:45-5:30pm Thirteenth Paper Session                                                       Canyon 

Section D:  NCLG Panel

Keeping Latin Teachers in the Classroom: How Mentoring Works

Mary L.B. Pendergraft (Wake Forest University), presider

1.  Mentoring and the Latin Teaching Methods Course. Alison Orlebeke (University of Colorado Boulder)

2.  Mentoring is Vital. Daniel W. Leon (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

3.  From Generation unto Generation. Kendra Henry (Colorado College)

4.  A New Teacher's Perspective. Benjamin Burtzos (Thomas MacLaren School)


3:45-5:30pm Thirteenth Paper Session                                                     Trail Ridge

Section E:  Sappho

Ruth Scodel (University of Michigan), presider

1.  Sappho's Melilot. David Crane (Grand Valley State University)

2.  The Newest Sappho's Two Minds. Diane Rayor (Grand Valley State University)

3.  A Reassessment of the New Sappho (The “Brother’s Poem”). Joshua Langseth (Coe College)

4.  The Trajectory of Desire in the Fulfillment of Grace. Patricia C. Graham-Skoul (Loyola University Chicago)


3:45-5:30pm Thirteenth Paper Session                                                     Sunshine

Section F:  Roman History: Flavian and Later

Eleni Manolaraki (University of South Florida), presider

1.  Poverty and Provinciality: New Frugalitas in Flavian Rome. Mik R. Larsen (UCLA)

2.  At Dinner with Domitian: A Case Study on an Emperor’s Relationship to Food. Amanda G. Self (Texas Tech University)

3.  Analyzing Urbanism and Agrarian Change in the Roman Empire. Dennis Kehoe (Tulane University)

4.  An Economic Evaluation of the Edict on Maximum Prices. Ian Merrill (University of Arizona)

5.  Immigration Policies in the Age of Theodosius. Davide Salvo (University at Buffalo)


3:45-5:30pm Thirteenth Paper Session                                                     H231

Section G:  Letters:  Cicero and Pliny

Thomas E. Strunk (Xavier University), presider

1.  dicebant, ego negabam: The Nature of Amicitia and Apologia in Cicero's Fam. 3.8. Sarah J. Miller (University of Virginia)

2.  The Velian Medea: Cicero’s Citation of Ennius’ Medea in Fam. 7.6. Jessica Westerhold (University of Tennessee)

3.  Pliny the Italian Farmer. Eleanor Winsor Leach (Indiana University)

4.  Fortuna Ficta Iuvat: Fabricated Narrative in the Letters of Pliny. Aine McVey (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

5.  Martin Luther and the Letters of Cicero. Carl P.E. Springer (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)


3:45-5:30pm Thirteenth Paper Session                                                     H331

Section H:  Greek Historiography

Edwin Carawan (Missouri State Univeristy), presider

1.  Sophrosyne or Aphrosyne? The Seven Sages as Herodotean Advisors. Susan O. Shapiro (Utah State University)

2.  Wise Men Rush In? The Caution of Croesus in Herodotus' Histories. Sydnor Roy (Haverford College)

3.  The Limits of Human Perception in Thucydides’ Narrative of Events from 433 to 432 B.C.E.. Ross Shaler (University of Maine at Augusta)

4.  Anecdotes in Plutarch's Life of Alexander: Aristotle and the End of Parrhesia. Matthijs H. Wibier (Pennsylvania State University)