148th Annual Meeting Abstracts

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Session/Paper Number Session/Panel Title Abstract Titlesort descending Presenter Name

36.1

Post-Classical Wisdom Literature (organized by the Medieval Latin Studies Group)

Book IV of the Dialogues attributed to Gregory the Great as a commentary on Ecclesiastes 9 Charles Kuper

16.4

Genre and Style

Situating the Problemata Genre in the Context of Hellenistic Exegesis Kenneth Yu

36.3

Post-Classical Wisdom Literature (organized by the Medieval Latin Studies Group)

The Sources of Wisdom: Robert Holcot’s Political Theology Erin Walsh

4.2

New Outreach and Communications for Classics: Persons, Places, and Things

"Classicists without Borders" Christopher Francese

4.5

New Outreach and Communications for Classics: Persons, Places, and Things

"Classics and Public Information & Media Relations: How to do it better" Michael Fontaine

43.2

Women and Agency

"Hysterical" Virgins in the Hippocratic Peri Partheniōn Abbe Walker

4.3

New Outreach and Communications for Classics: Persons, Places, and Things

"New Outreach for Classics" Jason Pedicone

14.2

Neo-Latin Around the World

"Out of Greeke into Latin Verse": Nicholas Allen’s Latin Translation of the Phaenomena of Aratus (1561) and its Predecessors Anne-Marie Lewis

4.4

New Outreach and Communications for Classics: Persons, Places, and Things

"Reading Communities and Re-Entry" Roberta Stewart

20.4

Theorizing Ideologies of the Classical: Turning Corners on the Textual, the Masculine, the Imperial, and the Western

#ClassicsMustFall? Monument-mindedness in contemporary South Africa Grant Parker

12.1

Gods and the Divine in Neoplatonism

'Our endeavor…is to be a god:’ Humans as Visible Gods in Plotinus Eric Perl

54.5

[Tr]an[s]tiquity: Theorizing Gender Diversity in Ancient Contexts (organized by the Lambda Classical Caucus}

(N)either Men (n)or Women? The Failure of Western Binary Systems Rachel Hart

38.5

Roman Religion and Augustan Poetry (organized by the Society for Ancient Mediterranean Religions)

A Blight on the Golden Age: The Robigalia in Ovid's Fasti Morgan Palmer

66.5

Cicero Poeta

A destructive text(ile): translating pain in TD ii.8.20 from Soph. Trach. 1046-1102. Jessica Westerhold

48.2

Culture and Society in Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Egypt (organized by the American Society of Papyrologists)

A First-Century Receipt from the Receivers of Public Clothing in Tebtunis (P.Tebt. UC 1607c) C. Michael Sampson and Matt Gibbs

68.2

Ritual and Magic

A New Explanation, Based on Near Eastern Sources, for the Greek Use of Squill in Purification Rituals Maddalena Rumor

68.4

Ritual and Magic

A New Fragment of a Demotic Papyrus from the Fayum in the Oriental Institute Museum Foy Scalf

57.2

Risk and Responsibility

A New Lease on Life? : Intra-elite Tenancy and the Social Impact of Land Redistribution in Roman Greece Erika Jeck

47.3

Imagining the Future through the Past: Classical and Early Modern Political Thought

A New “Dialogue of the Dead”: Triangulating Erasmus, Luther, and Lucian Brandon Bark

44.6

Traditions and Innovations in Literature

A Return to Ancient Poetics: Racine's Andromaque and Seneca’s Troades Mary Gilbert

17.1

Political and Social Relations

Acting Your Age on the Roman Stage: The Plautine adulescens in Middle Republican Rome Evan Jewell

42.1

Ethnicity and Identity

Agglutinative Ethnographies: Valerius Flaccus and Ammianus Marcellinus on Sarmatian Warfare Timothy Hart

53.4

Epigraphic Economies (organized by the American Society of Greek and Latin Epigraphy)

Agriculture and husbandry in Sicily and Lucania in the 2nd century BC: the evidence of the lapis Pollae Mario Adamo

27.1

Legal Authority

Alia tota serenda fabula: documentary fantasies in Livy’s Trials of the Scipios Lydia Spielberg

47.4

Imagining the Future through the Past: Classical and Early Modern Political Thought

Allusion and Rhetorical Strategy in Justus Lipsius’ Politica (1589) Caroline Stark

3.4

Plato

Always Becoming: Final and Efficient Causal Explanations in Plato's Timaeus Scott Carson

29.3

Feminist Scholarship in the Classics: Amy Richlin's Arguments with Silence: Writing the History of Roman Women (2014), (Workshop)

Amy Richlin’s Challenge: Erasing/Tracing Roman Women’s Participation in Religious Life Fanny Dolansky

34.1

What's in a Name?

An Ennian inscription for a statue of Cato in Plutarch’s Cato Maior Jackie Elliott

54.3

[Tr]an[s]tiquity: Theorizing Gender Diversity in Ancient Contexts (organized by the Lambda Classical Caucus}

An intersex manifesto: Naming the non-binary constructions of the ancient world Chris Mowat

32.4

Ancient Music and Cross-Cultural Comparison (organized by MOISA)

Ancient Greek Nomoi and Western Program Music: Some Methodological Issue Sylvain Perrot

60.3

The Genesis of the Ancient Text: New Approaches

Ancient note taking as a first step in the creative process Raffaella Cribiore

19.3

From Plants to Planets: Human and nonhuman Relations in Ancient Medicine

Animals and the Development of Ancient Pharmacopias Julie Laskaris

3.3

Plato

Aporia and Insight in Plato's Parmenides Darren Gardner

56.2

The Power of Place

Athens on Mount Olympus: portraying gods in Aristophanes’ Birds Francesco Morosi

43.5

Women and Agency

Being Better than Sappho: the Social Life of a Poeta Docta, c. 100 CE Hannah Mason

21.1

Learning from War: Greek Responses to Victory and Defeat

Beyond the Universal Soldier: Combat Trauma in Classical Antiquity Jason Crowley

58.3

Obscenity and the Body

Bodily Metaphors and Self-fashioning in Persius’ First Satire Scott Weiss

9.2

War and Revolution in the Roman World

Boudica’s Revolt: An Act of Imitation? Caitlin Gillespie

46.3

The Impact of Immigration on Classical Studies in North America (organized by the Committee on the Status of Women and Minority Groups

Bringing Immigration Home to Our Students Ralph Hexter

42.4

Ethnicity and Identity

Bronze men: reading Herodotus on 'the sea of Greeks' Christopher Parmenter

62.3

Insult, Satire, and Invective

Cannibalizing Satire: Insult, Violence, and Genre in Juvenal’s Fifteenth Satire Edward Kelting

42.3

Ethnicity and Identity

Carian A(door)nment? The Anthesteria, Carians, and Ionian Identity Emily Wilson

26.1

Spectacle and Authority

Cato’s Triumph: Cato’s Attempt to Redefine the Roman Triumph. Noah Segal

6.4

Change in Ancient Mediterranean Religions

Change, Continuity, and Roman Religion at Palmyra Nathanael Andrade

22.5

Theatre, Performance, and Audiences: Ways of Spectating in Antiquity

Changing Perspectives: Catullus, Lucretius, and Architectural Transformations in the Palatine Magna Mater Sanctuary Jennifer Muslin

56.1

The Power of Place

Choreo-graphy: contextualizing a choregic dedication (IG I3 833bis) Deborah Steiner

50.3

Use and Power of Rhetoric

Cicero on Rhetoric and Political Judgment Jed Atkins

66.2

Cicero Poeta

Ciceronem eloquentia sua in carminibus destituit: genre and the ancient reception of Cicero poeta Caroline Bishop

47.6

Imagining the Future through the Past: Classical and Early Modern Political Thought

Cicero’s Republic of Letters Olivia Thompson

46.2

The Impact of Immigration on Classical Studies in North America (organized by the Committee on the Status of Women and Minority Groups

Classics in the Age of the Undocumented Dan-el Padilla Peralta

33.4

Philology's Shadow: Theology and the Classics

Classics in the Providential Order of the World Simon Goldhill

36.2

Post-Classical Wisdom Literature (organized by the Medieval Latin Studies Group)

Commenting on pagan wisdom: the last medieval commentaries on the Distichs of Cato W. Martin Bloomer

46.4

The Impact of Immigration on Classical Studies in North America (organized by the Committee on the Status of Women and Minority Groups

Confronting Globalization of Classics Jinyu Liu

56.5

The Power of Place

Constantius and the Obelisk: Ignoring the Lessons of History Jonathan Tracy

41.1

Imperial Fashioning in the Roman World

Consuls and Poets as Organizing Principle in Ovid’s 'Epistulae ex Ponto' 4 Christian Lehmann

43.1

Women and Agency

Controlling Images: The Loyal Slave Woman in Roman Comedy Anne Feltovich

22.3

Theatre, Performance, and Audiences: Ways of Spectating in Antiquity

Coroplastic Commemoration of Performance: Dramatic Identity and Viewership in Ancient Corinth Justin Dwyer

14.3

Neo-Latin Around the World

Count Zinzendorf’s Philadelphia Oratio Tom Keeline

34.2

What's in a Name?

Counting to One: A Step toward Understanding the Homeric hapax ezeugmena James Dee

25.6

God the Anthropologist: Text, Material and Theory in the Study of Ancient Religion

Cult Dynamics and Information Technologies: The Case of Mithraism Matthew McCarty

6.3

Change in Ancient Mediterranean Religions

Cultural Invention and Ritual Change: Tracking the Samothracian Mysteries at Rome Sandra Blakely

62.2

Insult, Satire, and Invective

Cutting off Ennius’ nose? Lucan’s Subversion of Ennius’ Annales in Books 2 and 6 of the Pharsalia Timothy Joseph

27.3

Legal Authority

Deconstructing an Athenian Decree: IG I3 84 and the Composition of the Inscribed Document John Aldrup-MacDonald

24.5

Digital Classics and the Changing Profession

DH 101 (Classics) Christopher Johanson

62.1

Insult, Satire, and Invective

Did Palladas Produce an Iambic Collection for Constantine? Kevin Wilkinson

24.3

Digital Classics and the Changing Profession

Digital Work, Student Research, and the Tenure Track Marie-Claire Beaulieu

54.6

[Tr]an[s]tiquity: Theorizing Gender Diversity in Ancient Contexts (organized by the Lambda Classical Caucus}

Dio’s First Tarsian Oration and the Rhetoric of Gender-Indeterminacy Anna Peterson

10.1

Forgery

Disputed Illyricum: The Purpose and Date of a Late Antique Forgery Jason Osequeda

25.4

God the Anthropologist: Text, Material and Theory in the Study of Ancient Religion

Divining data: temples, votives, and quantitative sensibilities Dan-el Padilla Peralta

22.2

Theatre, Performance, and Audiences: Ways of Spectating in Antiquity

Dressing up for the festival: ritual dress in ancient Greek tragedy Gloria Mugelli

25.2

God the Anthropologist: Text, Material and Theory in the Study of Ancient Religion

Economic anthropology, economic theory and the study of ancient religions Barbara Kowalzig

21.4

Learning from War: Greek Responses to Victory and Defeat

Educational “Moments”: Didactic Spectacle and the Bolstering of Spartan Socio-Political Structures in the Aftermath of War Ellen Millender

23.4

Mothers and Daughters in Antiquity

Ego filia: Maternal Rejection in Catullus 63 Erin McKenna

55.1

Latin Epic (organized by the American Classical League)

Ego Sum Pastor: Pastoral Transformations in the Tale of Mercury and Battus (Ov. Met. 2.676-707) Sarah McCallum

50.5

Use and Power of Rhetoric

Empire and Invention: The Elder Pliny’s Heurematography (NH 7.191-215) Marco Romani Mistretta

52.4

Power and Politics: Approaching Roman Imperialism in the Republic

Empire of Expats: Associations of Roman Citizens in Provincial Cities Sailakshmi Ramgopal

5.6

Narrating the Self: Autobiography in Late Antiquity

Ennodius’s Eucharisticon and the poetics of ascetic autobiography David Ungvary

30.3

Sovereignty and Money (Joint AIA-SCS Panel)

Epigraphical Evidence for sovereign lending in Classical Athens Georgios Tsolakis

40.2

Animal Encounters in Classical Philosophy and Literature

Eros and Animal Bodies in Xenophon’s Cynegeticus Alex Petkas

42.2

Ethnicity and Identity

Ethnicity and Genealogy in Heliodorus’ "Aethiopica": Theagenes Reconsidered Emilio Carlo Maria Capettini

58.2

Obscenity and the Body

Eunuchs from Lampsakos: Hipponax and the poetics of obscenity Alexander Dale

19.4

From Plants to Planets: Human and nonhuman Relations in Ancient Medicine

Fabricated Elephants and Confused Horses: How Smell Constructs Non/Humanity Clara Bosak-Schroeder

67.4

Violence and the Political in Greek Epic and Tragedy

Feasting on Corpses: Violence and Its Limits in Iliad 24 Caleb Simone

5.3

Narrating the Self: Autobiography in Late Antiquity

Fighting a Civil War through Autobiography: The Emperor Julian's Epistle to the Athenians and the Promotion and Consolidation of Imperial Authority and Legitimacy Moyses Marcos

21.3

Learning from War: Greek Responses to Victory and Defeat

Financial Indemnities: A Greek Economic Aftermath of War Matthew Trundle

45.3

War and its Cultural Implications

Fire Signals in Greek Historiography Daniel Moore

26.3

Spectacle and Authority

Flavian Restoration and Innovation in Domitian’s Ludi Saeculares Susan Dunning

66.3

Cicero Poeta

Forgotten Monuments: Cicero’s de Consulatu suo and the Catilinarian Conspiracy Mary Franks

5.5

Narrating the Self: Autobiography in Late Antiquity

Fragmentation and Recreation: An Ontology of fluctus and defluere in Augustine’s Confessions Joshua Benjamins

48.3

Culture and Society in Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Egypt (organized by the American Society of Papyrologists)

Fragments of a Second-Century Documentary Scroll: Multispectral Imaging of a Carbonized Papyrus from Thmouis Roger Macfarlane

17.5

Political and Social Relations

Freedmen as Magistrates in the Late Roman Republic and Empire Amanda Coles

49.1

The Philosophical Life

From Philosopher to Miracle-worker: Seeking the Roots of Apuleius's Post-mortem Transformation Gil Renberg

11.4

Episodes, Portraits, and Literary Unity in Cassius Dio

From salvation to catastrophe: the biographical narrative of the Flavian dynasty Jesper Madsen

45.1

War and its Cultural Implications

From Stick to Scepter: How the Centurion's Switch Became a Symbol of Roman Power Graeme Ward

41.2

Imperial Fashioning in the Roman World

Frontinus the Historian? Margaret Clark

54.4

[Tr]an[s]tiquity: Theorizing Gender Diversity in Ancient Contexts (organized by the Lambda Classical Caucus}

Gender Ambiguity and Cult Practice in the Roman Novel Barbara Blythe

20.3

Theorizing Ideologies of the Classical: Turning Corners on the Textual, the Masculine, the Imperial, and the Western

Gender and Focalization in the Reception of Classical Myth Lillian Doherty

1.2

Representing Gender

Gender Nonconformance in Phaedrus’s Fabulae Kristin Mann

1.4

Representing Gender

Gendering Anna Perenna A. Everett Beek

43.6

Women and Agency

Getting Bishops: Galla Placidia’s Contribution to the Bonifatian-Eulalian Schism Jacqueline Long

22.1

Theatre, Performance, and Audiences: Ways of Spectating in Antiquity

Ghosts, cross-dressing and puny gods: Towards a conceptual frame of spectating comic khoroi Hanna Golab

8.4

Greek and Latin Linguistics

Gk. Χείρων, Hitt. kiššeraš dUTU uš and Rudrá ‘of healing hand’ Laura Massetti

2.4

Money, Markets, Land, and Contracts

God and money in Horace (c. 3.16, Ep. 1.14) and Paulinus of Nola (c. 21, 28) Alex Dressler

56.3

The Power of Place

Graphicology: Topos and Topography in Ovid Tristia 3.1 and Cicero ad Att 4.1 Gillian McIntosh

24.1

Digital Classics and the Changing Profession

Greco-Roman Studies and Digital Classics Gregory Crane

25.5

God the Anthropologist: Text, Material and Theory in the Study of Ancient Religion

Greek Libations from a Visual Perspective Milette Gaifman

37.3

The Intellectual World of the Early Empire (organized by the International Plutarch Society)

Greek Wisdom and Philosophy in the Early Empire: Plutarch in comparison to Flavius Josephus Andreas Schwab

39.2

The Villa dei Papiri: Then and Now (organized by the American Friends of Herculaneum)

Hamming It Up in the Villa dei Papiri Christopher Parslow

13.3

The Next Generation: Papers by Undergraduate Classics Students

Harry Potter and the Descent to the Underworld: Katabasis in the Final Installment of J.K. Rowling's Septology Joseph Slama

57.1

Risk and Responsibility

Hellenistic Risk Agenda Paul Vadan

49.2

The Philosophical Life

Heloise on ancient philosophy as a way of life Donka Markus

46.6

The Impact of Immigration on Classical Studies in North America (organized by the Committee on the Status of Women and Minority Groups

Helping Scholars at Risk Emily Mockler

66.4

Cicero Poeta

Herodotum cur veraciorem ducam Ennio? Epic and history in Cicero’s De consulatu suo Thomas Biggs

12.2

Gods and the Divine in Neoplatonism

Holy Places: Some Theorizations of Sacred Space Radcliffe Edmonds III

9.1

War and Revolution in the Roman World

Horace's Island of the Blessed: A Lyric Evaluation of a Pastoral Ideal Jeffrey Ulrich

45.6

War and its Cultural Implications

Horace, Lollius, and the Consolation of Poetry (C.4.9) Steven Jones

45.5

War and its Cultural Implications

How the Iliad Narrates Military Command John Esposito

18.4

Translation and Reception

How to Gamble in Greek: The Meaning of Kubeia Stephen Kidd

57.4

Risk and Responsibility

How to Get Away with Murder: A Reinterpretation of the Mnesterophonia Eunice Kim

29.4

Feminist Scholarship in the Classics: Amy Richlin's Arguments with Silence: Writing the History of Roman Women (2014), (Workshop)

Humor and History Sandra Joshel

55.5

Latin Epic (organized by the American Classical League)

Hymning Vergil’s Hercules in Statius’ Thebaid Brittney Szempruch

48.1

Culture and Society in Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Egypt (organized by the American Society of Papyrologists)

Ill-Gotten Grains: The Bad Administrator in Ptolemaic and Roman Temples Andrew Connor

23.6

Mothers and Daughters in Antiquity

Imperial Mothers and Daughters in Second-Century Rome Mary Boatwright

41.4

Imperial Fashioning in the Roman World

Imperial Virtus: Changing Attitudes in the Imperial Period Andrea Pittard

28.2

Time as an Organizing Principle

Imperium Cum Fine: The Saeculum and Post-Roman Anxieties in Augustan Rome Paul Hay

20.2

Theorizing Ideologies of the Classical: Turning Corners on the Textual, the Masculine, the Imperial, and the Western

In aedibus Aldi: classical places and classical texts in Bembo’s De Aetna Luke Roman

56.4

The Power of Place

In Capitolium: The Triumphator and Jupiter Optimus Maximus Caroline Mann

26.2

Spectacle and Authority

In Omnis Provincias Exemplum: Imperial Cults and Urban Connectivity in the Roman Empire Benjamin Crowther

44.2

Traditions and Innovations in Literature

Integration or Imperialism? A Reassessment of Aeschylus’ Aetnaeans Mark Thatcher

5.4

Narrating the Self: Autobiography in Late Antiquity

Interiority and Selfhood in Fifth-Century Autobiography Ryan Brown-Haysom

61.1

Ancient Greek Philosophy (organized by the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy)

Inventing Incommensurability. Traces of a Scientific Revolution in Early Greek Mathematics in the Time of Plato Claas Lattmann

67.2

Violence and the Political in Greek Epic and Tragedy

Is Foucault Useful for the Study of the Ancient Prison? The View from Archaic Poetry and Greek Tragedy Marcus Folch

38.3

Roman Religion and Augustan Poetry (organized by the Society for Ancient Mediterranean Religions)

Isis, Bacchus, and Apollo: Propertius on Religion and Power Barbara Weinlich

42.5

Ethnicity and Identity

Josephus' Remarks on his Greek and Elite Identity in the Second Sophistic Sarah Teets

26.5

Spectacle and Authority

Julian II’s Supernatural Publicist: Fama in the Res Gestae of Ammianus Marcellinus Angela Kinney

16.2

Genre and Style

Kata Moiran: Ideology and Style in the Odyssey Ben Radcliffe

49.5

The Philosophical Life

Knowing and Feeling: An Epistemic Model of the Stoic View of Emotions Sosseh Assaturian

27.2

Legal Authority

Krateros and the Decrees in Andokides On the Mysteries Edwin Carawan

29.2

Feminist Scholarship in the Classics: Amy Richlin's Arguments with Silence: Writing the History of Roman Women (2014), (Workshop)

Lessons for a Hellenist from Amy Richlin's "Arguments with Silence" Nancy Rabinowitz

54.2

[Tr]an[s]tiquity: Theorizing Gender Diversity in Ancient Contexts (organized by the Lambda Classical Caucus}

Life After Transition: Spontaneous sex change and its aftermath in ancient literature Kelly Shannon

23.2

Mothers and Daughters in Antiquity

Like Mother, Like Daughter: Rhea and Demeter as Models of Subversion in the Homeric Hymn to Demeter Suzanne Lye

8.1

Greek and Latin Linguistics

Limited Grassmann's Law in Latin Michael Weiss

16.5

Genre and Style

Longinus' Architectural Metaphor at περὶ ὕψους 10.7: Problems and Solutions James Arieti

39.1

The Villa dei Papiri: Then and Now (organized by the American Friends of Herculaneum)

Look Who’s Talking: Epicurus and Idomeneus on both sides of an Epicurean debate David Blank

41.5

Imperial Fashioning in the Roman World

Lucan's Parthians in Nero's Rome Jake Nabel

9.3

War and Revolution in the Roman World

Lucan’s Melian Dialogue: Pharsalia 3.298-374 Jacqueline Pincus

44.5

Traditions and Innovations in Literature

Lucretius and the Question of Epicurean Orthodoxy Zackary Rider

59.1

Political and Military Conflict in the Greek World

Lydian Hegemony and Lesbian Politics in Alcaeus William Tortorelli

3.2

Plato

Lysias and Polemarchus in Plato: Distancing Socrates from the Thirty Richard Fernando Buxton

25.3

God the Anthropologist: Text, Material and Theory in the Study of Ancient Religion

Magical Power, Cognition, and the Religion of the Intellectual in the Roman Imperial West Andreas Bendlin

31.4

The New Standards for Learning Classical Languages (organized by the Committee on Education)

Material Culture and the Greek and Latin Classroom Liane Houghtalin

57.3

Risk and Responsibility

Medical Risk in Roman Law Molly Jones-Lewis

53.2

Epigraphic Economies (organized by the American Society of Greek and Latin Epigraphy)

Merchant associations and domestic cults as economic agents in late Hellenistic Delos Mantha Zarmakoupi

6.6

Change in Ancient Mediterranean Religions

Methods, Assumptions, and Starting Points in Studies of “the Christians” and “the Romans” Douglas Boin

14.4

Neo-Latin Around the World

Michael Serveto vs. John Calvin: a Deadly Conflict Albert Baca

50.2

Use and Power of Rhetoric

Minimal Muscle, Maximal Charm: The Middle Style in Roman Oratory Joanna Kenty

2.3

Money, Markets, Land, and Contracts

Moral Intervention and the Roman Economy: The Case of the Edict of Maximum Prices Jane Sancinito

50.1

Use and Power of Rhetoric

More Nobly Great Than the Famed Iliads: The Rhetoric of Encomia to Seventeenth-Century English Translators of Horace and Virgil Kenneth Draper

23.3

Mothers and Daughters in Antiquity

Mothers and Daughters in the Epigrams of Anyte Ellen Greene

16.3

Genre and Style

Much Food in Fallow Ground? Nemean 7 and the Enigmatic Tradition Kyle Sanders

67.5

Violence and the Political in Greek Epic and Tragedy

Mythical Violence as Christian Violence in Nonnus’ Dionsysiaca Nicholas Kauffman

19.5

From Plants to Planets: Human and nonhuman Relations in Ancient Medicine

Nature, Organism and Disease in Ancient Greek Medical Texts and German Idealism. A “New Materialist” Perspective Vasiliki Dimoula

48.6

Culture and Society in Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Egypt (organized by the American Society of Papyrologists)

New Scientific Evidence for the Date and Composition of Ancient Carbon Inks from Greco-Roman Egypt David Ratzan

48.5

Culture and Society in Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Egypt (organized by the American Society of Papyrologists)

New Texts from the Theognostos Archive Peter Van Minnen

2.2

Money, Markets, Land, and Contracts

Nikophon’s Law on Contracts (SEG 26.72) Ephraim Lytle

18.5

Translation and Reception

Nishiwaki’s Ambarvalia: Reimagining Catullan Poetics in Modern(ist) Japan Akira Yatsuhashi

42.6

Ethnicity and Identity

No Place Like Home: Exile and Theban Identity in the Thebaid Clayton Schroer

27.4

Legal Authority

Normative Legal Interpretation in Lysias Tongjia Zhang

51.7

Nostoi/Odyssey/Telegony: New Perspectives on the End of the Epic Cycle

Nostos and Metanostos : The Itineraries of Paris, Menelaus, and Cretan Odysseus Kevin Solez

18.3

Translation and Reception

Not a Gadfly: When a Crucial Reading Goes Wrong Laura Marshall

17.3

Political and Social Relations

Not Set in Stone: The Asculum Bronze and the Durability of Political Alliances in the late Republic Kathryn Steed

20.5

Theorizing Ideologies of the Classical: Turning Corners on the Textual, the Masculine, the Imperial, and the Western

Occidentalism, or Why the Phoenicians Matter: Scholarly Approaches to Cultural Contact from Greece to Iberia (ca. 800–600 BCE) Carolina López-Ruiz

51.3

Nostoi/Odyssey/Telegony: New Perspectives on the End of the Epic Cycle

Odysseus and the Suitors’ Relatives Jonathan Ready

51.5

Nostoi/Odyssey/Telegony: New Perspectives on the End of the Epic Cycle

Odysseus’ Success and Demise: Recognition in the Odyssey and Telegony Justin Arft

64.5

Translating Greek Tragedy: Some Practical Suggestions (workshop)

Oedipus the Tyrant and Oedipus the King: A Problem in Translation Frank Nisetich

64.4

Translating Greek Tragedy: Some Practical Suggestions (workshop)

Out of Joint: Anachronism and Timelessness in the Translation of Greek Tragedy Emily Wilson

43.4

Women and Agency

Pamphila's Historical Commentaries Dina Guth

68.1

Ritual and Magic

Performing Immortality: Direct Address in Funerary Epigram and the Orphic Lamellae Mark McClay

27.5

Legal Authority

Persuasive Authority: Continuity and Precedent in the Rescripts of Severus Alexander Zachary Herz

62.4

Insult, Satire, and Invective

Petty Theft in Plautus Hans Bork

24.4

Digital Classics and the Changing Profession

Philology, Technology, Collaboration: 16 Years of the Homer Multitext Christopher Blackwell

3.1

Plato

Philosophia and Philotechnia: Hephaistos in the Platonic Dialogues Emily Hulme
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Ancient MakerSpaces: Digital Tools for Classical Scholarship (all-day workshop Saturday January 7)

Phylogenetic profiling and the reception of classical drama Joseph Dexter and Pramit Chaudhuri

22.4

Theatre, Performance, and Audiences: Ways of Spectating in Antiquity

Plautus’ Painted Stage Marden Nicols

61.3

Ancient Greek Philosophy (organized by the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy)

Pleasure and Motivation in the Eudemian Ethics Giulia Bonasio

47.2

Imagining the Future through the Past: Classical and Early Modern Political Thought

Plutarch in Budé, Erasmus and Seyssel Rebecca Kingston

37.2

The Intellectual World of the Early Empire (organized by the International Plutarch Society)

Plutarch’s and Pliny the Elder’s Greek Artists: Two intellectuals of the Empire and their perspectives on Greek art Eva Falaschi

37.1

The Intellectual World of the Early Empire (organized by the International Plutarch Society)

Plutarch’s Science of Natural Problems in Its Imperial Context Michiel Meeusen

18.6

Translation and Reception

Plutarch’s “curiosity” in the Attic Nights of Aulus Gellius Joseph Howley

26.4

Spectacle and Authority

Pompa diaboli: Christian Rhetoric, Imperial Law, and the Roman Games Jacob Latham

28.1

Time as an Organizing Principle

Pompey the Great and the Value of the Past in Seneca’s De Brevitate Vitae Jonathan Master

40.4

Animal Encounters in Classical Philosophy and Literature

Porphyry’s Partridge: Animal Speech in De Abstinentia Book Three Richard Hutchins

16.1

Genre and Style

Post Longa et Tristia Dyaboli Bella: Allegory and the End of the Aeneid Luca D'Anselmi

38.2

Roman Religion and Augustan Poetry (organized by the Society for Ancient Mediterranean Religions)

Princeps and poet-priest: Horace and the transformation of religious authority under Augustus Zsuzsa Varhelyi

12.3

Gods and the Divine in Neoplatonism

Proclus’ Paeonian Chain: Healing the World from Body to body Svetla Slaveva-Griffin

6.5

Change in Ancient Mediterranean Religions

Prodigy Reporting in the Early Roman Empire Susan Satterfield

17.2

Political and Social Relations

Quibus patet curia: Livy 23.23.6 and the Middle Republican Aristocracy of Office Cary Barber

29.5

Feminist Scholarship in the Classics: Amy Richlin's Arguments with Silence: Writing the History of Roman Women (2014), (Workshop)

Re-Reading Ovid's Rapes Mary-Kay Gamel

1.1

Representing Gender

Reading between the brothers in Sappho’s ‘Brothers Poem’ Alexandra Schultz

11.3

Episodes, Portraits, and Literary Unity in Cassius Dio

Readings at a Funeral: Dio's Obituary for Augustus and the Historiography of the Monarchy Adam Kemezis

33.3

Philology's Shadow: Theology and the Classics

Reassembling to theion: Greek religion as an actors’ category Tim Whitmarsh

31.3

The New Standards for Learning Classical Languages (organized by the Committee on Education)

Recontextualizing the Teaching of Ancient Greek within the New Standards for Classical Languages Wilfred Major

65.4

Stasis and Reconciliation in Ancient Greece: New Approaches

Recovering from Civil Strife in Classical Eretria: The Artemisia at Amarynthos Julia Shear

13.1

The Next Generation: Papers by Undergraduate Classics Students

Rehabilitating Legal Rule in Statesman and Laws Joshua Blecher-Cohen

6.2

Change in Ancient Mediterranean Religions

Rehistoricizing Greek Religion Fred Naiden

64.3

Translating Greek Tragedy: Some Practical Suggestions (workshop)

Representing Greek Meter James Romm

52.3

Power and Politics: Approaching Roman Imperialism in the Republic

Resisting Empire: Slave Wars and Free Constituencies Peter Morton

17.4

Political and Social Relations

Restoring Libertas: The Plebeian Class Advantage over the Patricians in Livy’s Account of the Second Decemvirate (AUC 3.36-55) David West

60.1

The Genesis of the Ancient Text: New Approaches

Revision and the Lyric Sphragis Daniel Anderson

51.6

Nostoi/Odyssey/Telegony: New Perspectives on the End of the Epic Cycle

Revisiting Athena’s Rage: Kassandra and the Homeric Appropriation of Nostos Narratives Joel Christensen

55.3

Latin Epic (organized by the American Classical League)

Rogue Bulls and Troubled Heroes: heroic value in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica Jessica Blum

30.4

Sovereignty and Money (Joint AIA-SCS Panel)

Roman Coins Abroad: Foreign Coinage and Strategies of Sovereignty in Ancient India Jeremy Simmons

19.2

From Plants to Planets: Human and nonhuman Relations in Ancient Medicine

Seneca’s Corpus: A Sympathy of Fluids, Passions, Plants, and Planets Michael Goyette

52.5

Power and Politics: Approaching Roman Imperialism in the Republic

Sexuality and Empire: The Politics of Restraint Michael Taylor

38.4

Roman Religion and Augustan Poetry (organized by the Society for Ancient Mediterranean Religions)

SI SIC DI: The Fantastic Jupiter of the Fasti Julia Hejduk

41.3

Imperial Fashioning in the Roman World

Silent Virtue: Pliny’s Verginius Rufus as Imperial Exemplar Laura Garofalo

30.2

Sovereignty and Money (Joint AIA-SCS Panel)

Silver Coinage, Sovereignty, and Symmachia: Byzantion and Athens in the Fourth Century B.C. Nick Cross

3.5

Plato

Solon’s Egyptian Trip: Intertextual Resonances and Platonic Irony in the Timaeus Daniel Esses

49.6

The Philosophical Life

Sophrosyne: A Platonic Problem for the Homeric Scholia Joshua Smith

30.5

Sovereignty and Money (Joint AIA-SCS Panel)

Sovereignty and Coinage. The case of the late cistophori of Tralles Lucia Carbone

63.5

Linguistic Strategies and the Hermeneutics of Reading

Starting from the Top: Gellius, Antonine Reading Practice, and the Table of Contents Scott DiGiulio

65.6

Stasis and Reconciliation in Ancient Greece: New Approaches

Stasis, Reconciliation and Changing Citizenship in the Later Hellenistic World Benjamin Gray

68.3

Ritual and Magic

Stoic Physics in the Bugonia of Vergil Peter Osorio

59.3

Political and Military Conflict in the Greek World

Strategy and Supply in the Archidamian War Stephen O'Connor

37.4

The Intellectual World of the Early Empire (organized by the International Plutarch Society)

Suetonius’ mockery of the “Great King” Caligula: The other side of the coin of Plutarch’s Alexander Giustina Monti

54.7

[Tr]an[s]tiquity: Theorizing Gender Diversity in Ancient Contexts (organized by the Lambda Classical Caucus}

Textual and Sexual Hybridity: Gender in Catullus 63 Jennifer Weintritt

8.3

Greek and Latin Linguistics

The Act of Truth Daniel Walden

2.5

Money, Markets, Land, and Contracts

The Archaic Origins of Roman Land Allotment: Beyond Integration and Stability Tim Sorg

53.5

Epigraphic Economies (organized by the American Society of Greek and Latin Epigraphy)

The ATHENIANS Project and Epigraphic Economies John Traill

55.2

Latin Epic (organized by the American Classical League)

The Auditory Sublime from Vergil to Lucan Laura Zientek

45.4

War and its Cultural Implications

The Blood beneath the Laurels: Aeneid 2, Metamorphoses 1, and the Ethics of Augustan Victory Nandini Pandey

18.1

Translation and Reception

The Callias of Aeschines Socraticus and the Meaning of διαφορά at Athenaeus 5.220b Kevin Muse

32.6

Ancient Music and Cross-Cultural Comparison (organized by MOISA)

The Classical Avant Garde: Harry Partch and Greek Music Sean Gurd

5.2

Narrating the Self: Autobiography in Late Antiquity

The conversion of Ovid in early Christian poetry Ian Fielding

9.4

War and Revolution in the Roman World

The Curious Case of Uspe: Legalism, Profit and Terror in Roman Imperialism Tristan Taylor

59.2

Political and Military Conflict in the Greek World

The Defective Insularity of the Peloponnese Eric Driscoll

51.2

Nostoi/Odyssey/Telegony: New Perspectives on the End of the Epic Cycle

The End(s) of the Odyssey Egbert Bakker

1.3

Representing Gender

The Erotics of Anacreontea 1 James Jope

34.4

What's in a Name?

The Etymology and Origins of Aphrodite Craig Jendza

63.4

Linguistic Strategies and the Hermeneutics of Reading

The Genesis of Two Examples in Stoic Grammatical Theory: σκινδαψός and βλίτυρι Tyler Mayo

46.5

The Impact of Immigration on Classical Studies in North America (organized by the Committee on the Status of Women and Minority Groups

The Heroic Work of Academic Help Committees in the 1930s Hans Peter Obermayer

39.3

The Villa dei Papiri: Then and Now (organized by the American Friends of Herculaneum)

The history of Greek philosophy in some neglected Herculaneum papyri Richard Janko

63.1

Linguistic Strategies and the Hermeneutics of Reading

The Human Author in Augustine’s Scriptural Hermeneutics Theodore Harwood

1.5

Representing Gender

The Imagined Woman: the Performance of Identity in Classical Athens Allison Kemmerle

8.5

Greek and Latin Linguistics

The Invention of the Greek Accent Marks Philomen Probert

28.5

Time as an Organizing Principle

The Manipulation of Historical and Moral Turning Points in Sallust: A Comparative Perspective Brian Mumper

62.5

Insult, Satire, and Invective

The market insult and the ideology of labor in Classical Athens Deborah Kamen

11.5

Episodes, Portraits, and Literary Unity in Cassius Dio

The narrative function of Julia Domna in Cassius Dio's Roman history Andrew Scott

31.5

The New Standards for Learning Classical Languages (organized by the Committee on Education)

The New Standards for Learning Classical Languages and Latin Teacher Education Teresa Ramsby

49.4

The Philosophical Life

The Novelist and Philosopher as Biographer: Traces of the Biographical in Apuleius Thomas McCreight

8.2

Greek and Latin Linguistics

The Perfect Participle Active in Homer: Against an Aeolic Phase. Jesse Lundquist

14.5

Neo-Latin Around the World

The Poetry of Paradox: Book I of Petrus Lotichius' Elegies Joseph Tipton

52.2

Power and Politics: Approaching Roman Imperialism in the Republic

The Political Economy of Empire: Land, Law and the Census Lisa Eberle

53.3

Epigraphic Economies (organized by the American Society of Greek and Latin Epigraphy)

The presence of Italian bankers in the ID and their participation in the economic life of the Delian sanctuary (3rd - 2nd century BCE) Lucia Carbone

63.2

Linguistic Strategies and the Hermeneutics of Reading

The Present and Aorist Imperative in (Inter)action: Commands and Politeness in Menander Peter Barrios-Lech

2.1

Money, Markets, Land, and Contracts

The publicani during the Roman Empire: the political economy of public contracts Charles Bartlett

32.2

Ancient Music and Cross-Cultural Comparison (organized by MOISA)

The Queen of Dysphonia: Virgilian and Propertian Perspectives on Cleopatra Catalina Popescu

44.4

Traditions and Innovations in Literature

The Satyr Who Stirred up the Hornets’ Nest: Ovidian “Satyr Play” in the Fasti Sergios Paschalis

4.6

New Outreach and Communications for Classics: Persons, Places, and Things

The Space Race: Outreach through Maps, Spatial Analysis, and Ancient Geography Sarah Bond

67.6

Violence and the Political in Greek Epic and Tragedy

The Things Gods Dare’: Sexual Violence and Political Necessity in Greek Tragedy Erika Weiberg

34.3

What's in a Name?

The Utility and "Hellenization" of Personal Names in Hellenistic Uruk Christopher Bravo

63.3

Linguistic Strategies and the Hermeneutics of Reading

The Voice and Mind of the Stone: Social Presence Theory, Artificial Intelligence, and Inscribed Epigram Michael Tueller

28.3

Time as an Organizing Principle

The will of Zeus and the time of the Iliad Yukai Li

51.5

Nostoi/Odyssey/Telegony: New Perspectives on the End of the Epic Cycle

The World’s Last Son: Telegonus and the Space of the Epigone Benjamin Sammons

33.5

Philology's Shadow: Theology and the Classics

Theology's Shadow Erik Gunderson

45.2

War and its Cultural Implications

Thucydides on Coercive Martial Manliness, Virtue, and Rape Kathy Gaca

59.4

Political and Military Conflict in the Greek World

Thucydides’ Literary Entombment of the Sicily War-Dead Rachel Bruzzone

13.2

The Next Generation: Papers by Undergraduate Classics Students

Thucydides’ Use of Counterfactuals in the Pylos Narrative Anne Begin

28.4

Time as an Organizing Principle

Time in the Scholia to the Iliad Bill Beck

44.3

Traditions and Innovations in Literature

Timotheus’ Sphragis in the Persians and the Idea of Progress Nicholas Boterf

10.2

Forgery

Tiro’s Cicero: A Case of Manuscript Forgery? Thomas Hendrickson

23.4

Mothers and Daughters in Antiquity

Tough Love: Loyalties and Tensions among Ptolemaic Queens and their Daughters Walter Penrose

44.1

Traditions and Innovations in Literature

Tradition and Innovation in Fourth-Century Tragedy Almut Fries

64.6

Translating Greek Tragedy: Some Practical Suggestions (workshop)

Translating Divine Action in Greek Drama Mary Lefkowitz

64.2

Translating Greek Tragedy: Some Practical Suggestions (workshop)

Translating Exclamations in Aeschylus Sarah Ruden

18.2

Translation and Reception

Translating Ovid into Musical Pictures: The Metamorphosen Symphonies of Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf Rebecca Sears

47.5

Imagining the Future through the Past: Classical and Early Modern Political Thought

Travel, the Vita Activa, and the Vita Contemplativa in Seneca’s De Otio and Thomas More’s Utopia Harriet Fertik

16.6

Genre and Style

Trust and Charm: Late Hellenistic Authors on the Value of Poetry Kathryn Wilson

11.2

Episodes, Portraits, and Literary Unity in Cassius Dio

Truth, autopsy and the supernatural in Cassius Dio Julie Langford

40.3

Animal Encounters in Classical Philosophy and Literature

Varro’s Aviary and Hortensius’ Menagerie: Private animal collections in ancient Rome Matthew McGowan

58.1

Obscenity and the Body

Venereal Disease and the Ox-Eyed Goddess: Valerius Flaccus’s Venus and Juno as Vergilian Vectors of Disease Darcy Krasne

33.2

Philology's Shadow: Theology and the Classics

Virgil, Creator of the World Catherine Conybeare
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Ancient MakerSpaces: Digital Tools for Classical Scholarship (all-day workshop Saturday January 7)

Visualizing Networks in the Ancient Mediterranean Thomas Beasley

21.2

Learning from War: Greek Responses to Victory and Defeat

We Were Warned! Omens and Portents Foretelling Victory and Defeat Michael Flower

66.6

Cicero Poeta

What Replaced Cicero’s De Temporibus Suis? Brian Walters

32.3

Ancient Music and Cross-Cultural Comparison (organized by MOISA)

What Sanskrit Drama Might Teach Us about Music and Audience Reception of Later Greek Drama Nancy Sultan

65.3

Stasis and Reconciliation in Ancient Greece: New Approaches

What was Stasis? Ancient Usage and Modern Constructs Scott Arcenas

35.2

Reading and Performing Louis Zukofsky's 1967 Translation of Plautus' Rudens (workshop)

What Zukofsky Found: Sight, Sound, and Sense in Rudens 615-705 Timothy Moore

10.3

Forgery

What’s in a Name? A Counterpoint to Unitary Authorship for the Historia Augusta Martin Shedd

30.6

Sovereignty and Money (Joint AIA-SCS Panel)

When Sovereignty is not enough: Money Supply in 4th-Century CE Egypt Irene Soto

17.6

Political and Social Relations

Where have all the fabri tign(u)arii gone? CIL XIV 4365 & 4382, a reassessment of the fabri tign(u)arii in Rome and Ostia in the early 4th century CE. John Fabiano

31.2

The New Standards for Learning Classical Languages (organized by the Committee on Education)

Why the Standards Matter for College and University Educators John Gruber-Miller

61.2

Ancient Greek Philosophy (organized by the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy)

Why the view of the Intellect in De Anima I.4 Isn't Aristotle's Own Caleb Cohoe

48.4

Culture and Society in Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Egypt (organized by the American Society of Papyrologists)

Wooden Stamps from Tebtunis: Evidence for Local Distribution of Commodities Caroline Cheung

24.2

Digital Classics and the Changing Profession

Working in Digital Humanities and Classics at the Small Undergraduate University Bruce Robertson

65.5

Stasis and Reconciliation in Ancient Greece: New Approaches

Writing, Memorialization, and Stasis in the Reconciliation Decree from Telos (IG XII 4 1 132) Matt Simonton

50.4

Use and Power of Rhetoric

ἐπὶ πᾶσι δὲ ὁ Μαραθών (Luc. Rh. Pr. 18)? The Persian Wars in Greek Declamation William Guast

49.3

The Philosophical Life

‘They are ignorant that they are wise’: Confidence and Virtue in Seneca Sam McVane

60.2

The Genesis of the Ancient Text: New Approaches

‘This one was one who was working’: similes of poetic composition in the ancient reception of Virgil Talitha Kearey

32.5

Ancient Music and Cross-Cultural Comparison (organized by MOISA)

‘Very much below the other arts of the Grecian people’: Modern Adaptations of Ancient Greek Music, 1841-1932 Jon Solomon

67.3

Violence and the Political in Greek Epic and Tragedy

“A Case of Domestic Violence: Euripides’ Orestes Jan Kucharski

43.3

Women and Agency

“Although She Wished to Speak”: Plutarch’s Creation and Silencing of Powerful Women in his Dialogues Dawn LaValle

7.4

Vergil and Tragedy

“Euripides’ Hippolytus in Aeneid IV” William Bruckel

53.6

Epigraphic Economies (organized by the American Society of Greek and Latin Epigraphy)

“Non stamped” instrumentum domesticum as source for the economic history of Rome Silvia Orlandi

7.5

Vergil and Tragedy

“The Ajax in Aeneas: Tragedy and Epic in the Boxing Ring in Aeneid 5” Alice Hu

53.1

Epigraphic Economies (organized by the American Society of Greek and Latin Epigraphy)

“They gave for the war”: The Spartan War Fund as a Public Contract David DeVore

7.2

Vergil and Tragedy

“Tragic Poetics in Vergil’s Aeneid” Timothy Wutrich

35.2

Reading and Performing Louis Zukofsky's 1967 Translation of Plautus' Rudens (workshop)

“Venus, I believe they’re intelligent!” Zukofsky’s Verses in “A”-21 David Wray

7.3

Vergil and Tragedy

“Virgil’s Tragic Shepherds” Julia Scarborough

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