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Session/Paper Number Session/Panel Title Title Name Annual Meeting
35.5 Rome and the Americas Alterae Romae? The Values of Cross-Cultural Analogy Claire Lyons 150
28.2 Allegory Poetics and Symbol in Neoplatonic Texts Gymnasia for the Soul: Proclus and the First Lines of the Parmenides Alex Tarbet 150
67.5 Ancient Mediterranean Literatures Phoenician and Punic Civilizations Josephine Crawley Quinn 150
19.2 The Cosmic-Text: Metapoetics and Philosophy in Latin Literature Summoning Forth the Gods in Lucretius: an Idealist Interpretation of Venus and Mars Gordon Campbell 150
13.4 Reception and National Traditions "Ne quid detrimenti capiat res publica": The Senatus Consultum Ultimum and a Print of George Washington Emilio Capettini 150
14.1 Greek Political Thought "Philanthrōpia, Democracy, and the Proof of Power" Ted Parker 150
58.5 Ancient Drama / New World "Why We Build the Wall": Hadestown in Trump's America Claire Catenaccio 150
32.5 Hannibal's Legacy 'A death more becoming to himself’ Gender role reversal, Carthaginian Female Suicide and the Roman Imagination Eve MacDonald 150
32.4 Hannibal's Legacy 'Doing their Bit’: Remembering Women’s Contributions during the Second Punic War Anne Truetzel 150
12.2 The Next Generation: Papers by Undergraduate Classics Students 'Your Marriage Murders Mine': The Moral Consciousness of the Tragic Virgin M. Katherine Pyne-Jaeger 150
23.3 Attic Oratory (Dis)Placing Timarchos: The Use of Place in Aeschines 1 Allison Glazebrook 150
37.3 Writing the History of Epigraphy and Epigraphers 150 years, and more, of Teaching the Epigraphical Sciences (or, Epigraphical Training Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow) Graham Oliver 150
16.2 From APA to SCS: 150 Years of Professional Classics in North America 1869: The Year That Changed Classical Studies in America Eric Adler 150
47.5 Varro the Philosopher 288 Ways of Looking at the summum bonum: Varro the Roman Eclectic Katharina Volk 150
11.4 Theatre and Social Justice: The Work of Luis Alfaro 9-1-1 is a Joke in Yo Town: Justice in Alfaro’s Borderlands Tom Hawkins 150
34.5 Political Enculturation A case-study of intergenerational participation in Roman professional associations Jeffrey Easton 150
3.2 Roman Political Self-Representation A Community of "Second Selves": the alter ego dynamic and the nature of aristocratic influence in the late Republic Adam Littlestone-Luria 150
38.3 What Can Active Latin Accomplish A Day in the Life of an Active Latin Teacher Skye Shirley 150
41.6 Centering the Margins A Diverse Ancient History for a Diversifying Classroom Rebecca Futo Kennedy 150
85.5 Medical Communities in the Ancient Mediterranean A Glass of Wine a Day... Medical Experts and Expertise in Plutarch’s Table Talk Michiel Meeusen 150
7.2 Culture and Society in Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Egypt A New Understanding of the State Auction Process(es) in Egypt Andrew Hogan 150
36.6 Systems of Knowledge and Strategic Planning in Ancient Industries A painting workshop in the Catacomb of San Gennaro, Naples Jenny R. Kreiger 150
61.1 Literature of Empire A Polytheist or Christian Journey in Alexander’s Letter to Olympias? Matthew W Ferguson 150
92.2 Homer and Hesiod A Question of Memory: Who and Whose are You? Justin Arft 150
39.4 What's Roma Got to Do with It? A Surfeit of Gods: Performing Roman polytheism in Plautus’ Bacchides Christopher Jon Jelen 150
44.3 Allusion and Intertext A Vergilian Revision of Homeric Repetition Alexander Forte 150
83.3 Philosophy Academic Ends of Interpretation: Plato the Sceptic in Cic. Luc. 74 Peter Osorio 150
70.3 Geospatial Classics: Teaching and Research Applications of GIS Technology Accessing Economic, Material, and Social Networks in Antiquity Through GIS and Linked Data Ryan Horne 150
68.3 Ovid Studies: the Next Millennium Actaeon in the Wilderness: Ovid, Christine de Pizan and Gavin Douglas Carole Newlands 150
71.3 Prospective Memory in Ancient Rome: Constructing the Future Through Text and Material Culture Ad futuram memoriam: The Augustan Ludi Saeculares Eric Orlin 150
12.5 The Next Generation: Papers by Undergraduate Classics Students Advancing an Eschatological Conversation: An Interpretation of Via Latina’s “Hercules Cycle” through the Eyes of the Late Antique Roman Viewer Katie Hillery 150
3.6 Roman Political Self-Representation Aemulatio Traiani? Constantine’s Restored Dacia and the Tervingi Timothy Campbell Hart 150
16.3 From APA to SCS: 150 Years of Professional Classics in North America African American Members of the Society for Classical Studies: A Census of Affiliations  (1875-1938) Michele Valerie Ronnick 150
35.2 Rome and the Americas American Philological Associations: Latin and Amerindian Languages Andrew Laird 150
60.2 Herodotus and Thucydides Amplifying prestige: Herodotus and the Lindian Chronicle in 99 BCE Simone Oppen 150
84.2 Vergil An Amber River at Georgics 3.522 Julia Scarborough 150
90.3 Materiality of Writing An Emperor Makes His Mark: Claudius’ New Letters in the Epigraphic Record Melissa Huber 150
73.2 Greek Religion An Infant μύστης at Pelinna? Evidence for the Initiation of Children into Bacchic-Dionysiac Mystery Cults Colleen Kron 150
Ancient MakerSpaces: Digital Tools for Classical Scholarship Analyzing Ciceronian Networks with Gephi Caitlin Marley 150
67.6 Ancient Mediterranean Literatures Ancient Mesopotamian Literate Culture Stephen J. Tinney 150
89.5 LGBTQ Classics Today: Professional and Pedagogical Issues Ancient Sexualities for Tourists Andrew Lear 150
27.5 Didactic Prose Animal Speech, Sermo, and Imperialism in Pliny the Elder’s Natural History Wesley J Hanson 150
19.5 The Cosmic-Text: Metapoetics and Philosophy in Latin Literature Another Look at Proserpina's Cosmic Text in Claudian's De raptu Proserpinae Stephen Wheeler 150
91.5 Ethics and Morality in Latin Philosophy Answering the Natural Questions: Pliny Ep. 4.30 and Ep. 8.20 Christopher V. Trinacty 150
83.2 Philosophy Anticipating the Worst: A Cyrenaic Technique to Increase Pleasure Isabelle Chouinard 150
58.2 Ancient Drama / New World Antigone: Anastrophe in Griselda Gambaro’s Antígona furiosa Charles Pletcher 150
1.1 Late Antique Literary Developments Aphrahat the Persian Sage: Testimony to Constantine and the Roman-Persian Wars Mary J Jett 150
72.2 Hellenistic Poetry Apollonius, Orpheus, and the Sirens: beyond poetical aemulatio matthieu real 150
60.3 Herodotus and Thucydides Apotropaic Lions in Herodotus David Branscome 150
28.5 Allegory Poetics and Symbol in Neoplatonic Texts Apuleius' use of philosophical allegory Joshua Renfro 150