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Schedule at a Glance

The table below gives the schedule at a glance for the New Orleans Meeting.  Click on one of the links below to go directly to the section of the table for any day of the meeting:

Start Time

End Time

Event Name

Hotel

Room

Thursday, January 8, 2015

10:00 AM

3:00 PM

Meeting of the SCS Nominating Committee

Sheraton

Oakley

12:00 PM

8:00 PM

Registration Open

Sheraton

Napoleon Ballroom Foyer

2:00 PM

6:30 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

Sheraton

Napoleon Ballroom

3:00 PM

6:00 PM

Meeting of the ASCSA Executive Committee

Sheraton

Gallier A

3:30 PM

6:30 PM

Meeting of the SCS Board of Directors

Sheraton

Grand Chenier

4:00 PM

6:00 PM

Vergilian Society Board of Trustees Meeting

Sheraton

Gallier B

5:00 PM

7:00 PM

Reception for Alumni and Friends of the Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies (ICCS)

Sheraton

Cornet

5:00 PM

8:00 PM

Women's Classical Caucus Steering Committee Meeting

Sheraton

Grand Couteau

8:00 PM

10:00 PM

Live Reading of ANTGONICK

Sheraton

Grand Ballroom D

9:00 PM

11:00 PM

Reception Sponsored by the University of Toronto Department of Classics

Sheraton

Grand Chenier

10:00 PM

12:00 AM

CSWMG/WCC/LCC Opening Night Reception

Marriott

Balconies IJK

Friday, January 9, 2015

7:00 AM

8:00 AM

Meeting of the  SCS Committee on Minority Scholarships

Sheraton

Gallier A

7:00 AM

8:30 AM

Meeting of  the Amphora Editorial Board

Marriott

Studio 3

7:30 AM

3:30 PM

Registration Open

Sheraton

Napoleon Ballroom Foyer

FIRST SESSION FOR THE READING OF PAPERS

8:00 AM

10:30 AM

Session 01:  The Body in Question: Literature, Philosophy, and Cult

Sheraton

Grand Chenier

8:00 AM

10:30 AM

Session 02:  Ovidian Poetics, Ovidian Receptions

Sheraton

Borgne

8:00 AM

10:30 AM

Session 03:  Law and Empire in the Roman World

Sheraton

Grand Ballroom E

8:00 AM

10:30 AM

Session 04:  Intrageneric Dialogues in Hellenistic and Imperial Epic

Sheraton

Bayside B

8:00 AM

10:30 AM

Session 05:  New Fragments of Sappho

Sheraton

Grand Ballroom D

8:00 AM

10:30 AM

Session 06:  What Can Early Modernity Do for Classics?

Sheraton

Cornet

8:00 AM

10:30 AM

Session 07:  Polyvalence by Design: Anticipated Audience in Hellenistic and Augustan Poetry

Sheraton

Rhythms III

8:00 AM

10:30 AM

Session 08:  Practice and Personal Experience (Organized by the Society for Ancient Mediterranean Religions)

Sheraton

Grand Couteau

8:00 AM

10:30 AM

Session 09:  Inscriptions and Literary Sources (Organized by the American Society of Greek and Latin Epigraphy)

Sheraton

Bayside C

8:00 AM

2:00 PM

Meeting of  the SCS Committee  on the TLL Fellowship

Marriott

Studio 1

8:30 AM

10:00 AM

Meeting of  the SCS Committee on Education and the Joint Committee (with ACL) on the Classics in American Education

Sheraton

Oakley

8:30 AM

10:00 AM

Meeting of the SCS Committee on Placement

Sheraton

Rampart

9:30 AM

5:30 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

Sheraton

Napoleon Ballroom

10:00 AM

12:00 PM

Meeting of the SCS Development Committee

Marriott

Studio 2

SECOND SESSION FOR THE READING OF PAPERS

10:45 AM

12:45 PM

Session 10:  The Performance of Greek Poetry 

Sheraton

Bayside C

10:45 AM

12:45 PM

Session 11:  Representation of Time in the Hellenistic and Roman World

Sheraton

Grand Chenier

10:45 AM

12:45 PM

Session 12:  Looking Both Ways: Dialogic Receptions in Practice

Sheraton

Borgne

10:45 AM

12:45 PM

Session 13:  The Impact of Moses Finley

Sheraton

Grand Ballroom E

10:45 AM

12:45 PM

Session 14:  Aristotle (Organized by the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy)

Sheraton

Bayside B

10:45 AM

12:45 PM

Session 15:  Medieval Latin Poetry (Organized by the Medieval Latin Studies Group)

Sheraton

Cornet

10:45 AM

12:45 PM

Session 16:  Breastfeeding and Wet-Nursing in Antiquity (Organized by the Women's Classical Caucus)

Sheraton

Rhythms III

10:45 AM

12:45 PM

Session 17:  The Matter of Thebes (Organized by the American Classical League)

Sheraton

Grand Couteau

11:00 AM

12:00 PM

Meeting of the Chairs of PhD and MA Granting Institutions

Marriott

Studio 3

12:00 PM

1:30 PM

Meeting of the American Friends of Herculaneum

Sheraton

Oakley

12:30 PM

3:00 PM

Meeting of the SCS Finance Committee

Sheraton

821

12:45 PM

1:45 PM

Meeting of  the SCS Committee on Ancient History

Sheraton

Rampart

THIRD SESSION FOR THE READING OF PAPERS

1:45 PM

4:45 PM

Session 18:  Hellenistic and Neoteric  Intertexts

Sheraton

Rhythms III

1:45 PM

4:45 PM

Session 19:  Philosophical Poetics 

Sheraton

Bayside B

1:45 PM

4:45 PM

Session 20:  Religion, Ritual, and Identity

Sheraton

Grand Couteau

1:45 PM

4:45 PM

Session 21:  Empire and Ideology in the Roman World

Sheraton

Bayside C

1:45 PM

4:45 PM

Session 22:  Voice and Sound in Classical Greece

Sheraton

Cornet

1:45 PM

4:45 PM

Session 23:  Cognitive Classics: New Theoretical Models for Approaching the Ancient World

Sheraton

Borgne

1:45 PM

4:45 PM

Session 24:  Writing outside the Box: Communicating Classical Studies to Wider Audiences (Organized by the SCS Outreach Committee)

Sheraton

Grand Ballroom D

1:45 PM

4:45 PM

Session 25:  Ancient Literacy Reprised (Seminar: Advance Registration Required)

Marriott

Balcony K

1:45 PM

4:45 PM

Session 26:  The Other Side of Victory: War Losses in the Ancient World

Sheraton

Grand Ballroom E

1:45 PM

4:45 PM

Session 27:  Humoerotica (Organized by the Lambda Classical Caucus)

Sheraton

Grand Chenier

2:30 PM

4:00 PM

Meeting of the SCS Committee on Translations of Classical Authors

Marriott

Studio 1

3:00 PM

4:00 PM

Meeting of Liberal Arts College Chairs

Marriott

Studio 2

3:00 PM

5:00 PM

Meeting of  the SCS Committee on the Status of Women and Minority Groups

Sheraton

Rampart

3:00 PM

5:00 PM

Expanding College Classics Opportunities Committee

Sheraton

Estherwood

3:30 PM

5:30 PM

Meeting of the ASCSA Managing Committee

Marriott

Balconies IJ

4:30 PM

5:00 PM

General Membership Meeting of the Vergilian Society

Sheraton

Gallier A

5:00 PM

6:00 PM

Meeting of the Society for Ancient Mediterranean Religions

Marriott

Studio 3

5:00 PM

6:00 PM

Journal Editors' Happy Hour

Sheraton

Oakley

5:00 PM

6:00 PM

Reception Sponsored by the Vergilian Society

Sheraton

Gallier B

5:00 PM

7:00 PM

SCS PRESIDENTIAL PANEL: Ancient Perspectives on the Value of Literature: Utilitarian versus Aesthetic

Sheraton

Grand Ballroom D

5:00 PM

7:30 PM

Meeting of the Advisory Council of the American Academy in Rome

Sheraton

Cornet

6:00 PM

8:00 PM

Reception Sponsored by the Department of Classics, University of Texas at Austin

Sheraton

Grand Couteau

7:00 PM

8:00 PM

Lambda Classical Caucus/Women's Classical Caucus Graduate Students Cocktail  Hour

Offsite

Claire's Pour House, 233 Decatur Street

7:00 PM

10:00 PM

SCS PLAY (Wealth)

Sheraton

Waterbury Ballroom

7:30 PM

10:00 PM

Reception for the INSTAP Study Center for East Crete

Sheraton

Bayside B

8:00 PM

10:00 PM

Meeting of the American Society of Papyrologists Board of Directors

Sheraton

821

8:00 PM

11:00 PM

Reception Sponsored by the Center for Ancient Studies, the Department of Classics, and the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World of New York University

Marriott

Balcony I

9:00 PM

11:00 PM

Reception Sponsored by the Department of Classical Studies, Duke University and the Department of Classics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Marriott

Balcony K

9:00 PM

11:00 PM

Reception Sponsored by the Departments of Classics at Columbia University and Princeton University 

Sheraton

Rhythms III

Saturday, January 10, 2015

7:00 AM

8:30 AM

Meeting of  the SCS Advisory Board for the American Office of L'Annee philologique

Marriott

Studio 1

7:00 AM

8:30 AM

Meeting of the SCS Committee on Outreach

Marriott

Studio 2

7:00 AM

9:00 AM

Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies (ICCS) Breakfast Meeting

Marriott

Balcony J

7:30 AM

8:30 AM

Women's Classical Caucus Open Meeting

Sheraton

Estherwood

7:30 AM

3:30 PM

Registration Open

Sheraton

Napoleon Ballroom Foyer

FOURTH SESSION FOR THE READING OF PAPERS

8:00 AM

10:30 AM

Session 28:  Poetics, Politics, and Religion in Greek Lyric and Epinician

Sheraton

Borgne

8:00 AM

10:30 AM

Session 29:  Slavery and Status in Ancient Literature and Society

Sheraton

Grand Ballroom E

8:00 AM

10:30 AM

Session 30:  (Inter)generic Receptions in and of Early Imperial Epic

Sheraton

Waterbury Ballroom

8:00 AM

10:30 AM

Session 31:  Receptions of Classical Literature in Premodern Scholarship

Sheraton

Bayside C

8:00 AM

10:30 AM

Session 32:  Untimeliness and Classical Knowing

Sheraton

Grand Ballroom D

8:00 AM

10:30 AM

Session 33:  New Frontiers in the Study of Roman Epicureanism

Sheraton

Grand Chenier

8:00 AM

10:30 AM

Session 34:  Performance as Research, Performance as Pedagogy (Organized by the SCS Committee on Ancient and Modern Performance)

Sheraton

Rhythms III

8:00 AM

10:30 AM

Session 35:  Platonism and the Irrational (Organized by the International Society for Neoplatonic Studies)

Sheraton

Bayside B

8:00 AM

10:30 AM

Session 36:  The Next Generation: Papers by Undergraduate Classics Students (Organized by Eta Sigma Phi)

Sheraton

Grand Couteau

8:30 AM

11:00 AM

Meeting of the SCS Publications and Research Committee

Marriott

Studio 3

9:30 AM

11:30 AM

Meeting of the Forum for Classics, Libraries and Scholarly Communication

Sheraton

Cornet

9:30 AM

5:30 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

Sheraton

Napoleon Ballroom

10:00 AM

11:30 AM

Business Meeting of the Lambda Classical Caucus

Sheraton

821

FIFTH SESSION FOR THE READING OF PAPERS

10:45 AM

12:45 PM

Session 37:  Empires, Kingdoms, and Leagues in the Ancient Greek World 

Sheraton

Grand Chenier

10:45 AM

12:45 PM

Session 38:  Rejecting the Classics: Rupture and Revolution

Sheraton

Grand Ballroom E

10:45 AM

12:45 PM

Session 39:  Inflation and Commodity-Based Coinages in the Later Roman Empire

Sheraton

Rhythms III

10:45 AM

12:45 PM

Session 40:  Interactive Pedagogy and the Teaching of Ancient History (Organized by the SCS Committee on Ancient History)

Sheraton

Bayside C

10:45 AM

12:45 PM

Session 41:  The End of the Roman Empire: Catastrophe and Collapse vs. Transition and Transformation: A Debate (Organized by the SCS Program Committee)

Sheraton

Waterbury Ballroom

10:45 AM

12:45 PM

Session 42:  The Problematic Text: Classical Editing in the 21st Century

Sheraton

Grand Ballroom D

10:45 AM

12:45 PM

Session 43:  Libros me futurum: New Directions in Apuleian Scholarship

Sheraton

Bayside B

10:45 AM

12:45 PM

Session 44:  ORGANS: Form, Function and Bodily Systems in Greco-Roman Medicine (Organized by the Society for Ancient Medicine and Pharmacy)

Sheraton

Grand Couteau

11:00 AM

12:00 PM

Meeting of the SCS Membership Committee

Marriott

Studio 1

11:00 AM

1:00 PM

Meeting of the SCS Committee on Ancient and Modern Performance

Sheraton

Estherwood

12:00 PM

5:00 PM

Meeting of  the SCS Committee on the Pearson Fellowship

Sheraton

Crescent

12:15 PM

1:45 PM

Roundtable Discussion Groups (Joint SCS/AIA Session)

Sheraton

Napoleon Ballroom

12:45 PM

1:45 PM

Meeting of the Managing Committee of the INSTAP Study Center for East Crete

Sheraton

821

1:00 PM

3:00 PM

Meeting of the SCS Cabinet

Sheraton

Gallier B

SIXTH SESSION FOR THE READING OF PAPERS

1:45 PM

4:45 PM

Session 45:  Discourses of Greek Tragedy: Music, Natural Science, Statecraft, Ethics

Sheraton

Rhythms III

1:45 PM

4:45 PM

Session 46:  The Figure of the Tyrant

Sheraton

Bayside C

1:45 PM

4:45 PM

Session 47:  Women, Sex, and Power 

Sheraton

Grand Ballroom D

1:45 PM

4:45 PM

Session 48:  Problems in Ancient Ethical Philosophy

Sheraton

Bayside B

1:45 PM

4:45 PM

Session 49:  Ancient Receptions of Classical Literature

Sheraton

Grand Ballroom E

1:45 PM

4:45 PM

Session 50:  Roman Exile: Poetry, Prose, and Politics

Sheraton

Waterbury Ballroom

1:45 PM

4:45 PM

Session 51:  Polynomial Texture Mapping: An Introduction to Digital Archaeology

Sheraton

Borgne

1:45 PM

4:45 PM

Session 52:  Homo Ludens: Teaching the Ancient World via Games

Sheraton

Grand Chenier

1:45 PM

4:45 PM

Session 53:  Neo-Latin Texts in the Americas and Europe (Organized by the American Association for Neo-Latin Studies)

Sheraton

Grand Couteau

2:00 PM

4:00 PM

Session 54: Poster Session

Sheraton

Napoleon Ballroom

3:00 PM

5:00 PM

Meeting of the SCS Committee on Professional Matters

Marriott

Studio 1

3:30 PM

5:00 PM

Meeting of the National Committee for Latin and Greek

Marriott

Balcony J

5:00 PM

6:45 PM

SCS Plenary  Session

Sheraton

Grand Ballroom D

6:45 PM

7:45 PM

SCS Presidential Reception

Sheraton

Grand Ballroom E

6:45 PM

8:15 PM

Alumni/ae Association Meeting and Reception, The American School of Classical Studies at Athens

Sheraton

Armstrong Ballroom

6:45 PM

8:15 PM

Reception Sponsored by College Year in Athens

Sheraton

Cornet

7:00 PM

9:00 PM

Reception Sponsored by Sunoikisis

Marriott

Studio 3

7:00 PM

9:00 PM

Eta Sigma Phi Reception for Members and Advisors

Sheraton

Rampart

8:00 PM

10:00 PM

Reception Sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania and Yale University, in conjunction with Bryn Mawr, Haverford and Swarthmore Colleges

Offsite

Calcasieu, 930  Tchoupitoulas Street

9:00 PM

10:00 PM

Reception Sponsored by the Department of Classics of Brown University

Sheraton

Grand Chenier

9:00 PM

11:00 PM

Reception Sponsored by the Center for Hellenic Studies

Marriott

Studio 3

9:00 PM

11:00 PM

Reception Sponsored by The Department of Classical Studies of the University of Michigan and the Department of Classics of the University of Cincinnati

Sheraton

Rhythms III

9:00 PM

11:00 PM

Reception Sponsored by The University of Illinois, The University of Missouri, and Washington University in St. Louis

Sheraton

Grand Couteau

7:00 AM

9:00 AM

Meeting of  the SCS Committee on the Classical Tradition and Reception

Sheraton

Rampart

Sunday, January 11, 2015

SEVENTH SESSION FOR THE READING OF PAPERS

8:00 AM

11:00 AM

Session 55:  Truth and Untruth

Sheraton

Bayside C

8:00 AM

11:00 AM

Session 56:  Problems of Triumviral and Augustan Poetics

Sheraton

Bayside B

8:00 AM

11:00 AM

Session 57:  Family Values: Fathers and Sons in Flavian Literature

Sheraton

Grand Ballroom E

8:00 AM

11:00 AM

Session 58:  Demystifying Assessment (Organized by the SCS Education Committee)

Sheraton

Borgne

8:00 AM

11:00 AM

Session 59:  40 Years of Goddesses, Whores, Wives, and Slaves: Women’s History in Classics (Organized by the SCS Committee on the Status of Women and Minority Groups)

Sheraton

Waterbury Ballroom

8:00 AM

11:00 AM

Session 60:  The Intellectual Legacy of M. Terentius Varro: Varronian Influence on Roman Scholarship and Latin Literary Culture (Organized by the SCS Committee on the TLL Fellowship)

Sheraton

Grand Couteau 

8:00 AM

11:00 AM

Session 61:  Ancient Greek and Roman Music: Current Approaches and New Perspectives (Organized by the International Society for the Study of Greek and Roman Music:  MOISA)

Sheraton

Cornet

8:00 AM

11:00 AM

Session 62:  Making Meaning from Data (Organized by the Digital Classics Association)

Sheraton

Grand Ballroom D

8:00 AM

11:00 AM

Session 63:  Culture and Society in Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Egypt (Organized by the American Society of Papyrologists)

Sheraton

Rhythms III

8:00 AM

12:00 PM

Registration Open

Sheraton

Napoleon Ballroom Foyer

9:00 AM

10:00 AM

The American Society of Greek and Latin Epigraphy Business Meeting

Sheraton

Gallier AB

9:30 AM

10:30 AM

Meeting of the Caucus of North American Classics Associations

Sheraton

821

8:00 AM

12:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

Sheraton

Napoleon Ballroom

11:00 AM

11:30 AM

SCS Business Meeting

Sheraton

Oakley

EIGHTH SESSION FOR THE READING OF PAPERS

11:30 AM

1:30 PM

Session 64:  Charioteering and Footracing in the Greek Imaginary

Sheraton

Cornet

11:30 AM

1:30 PM

Session 65:  The Intellectual Culture of the Second to Fourth Centuries CE: Christians, Jews, Philosophers, and Sophists

Sheraton

Bayside C

11:30 AM

1:30 PM

Session 66:  μᾶλλον καὶ μᾶλλον: How Greek Instruction Can Reach More Students at More Levels

Sheraton

Rhythms III

11:30 AM

1:30 PM

Session 67:  Profits and Losses in Ancient Greek Warfare

Sheraton

Grand Ballroom E

11:30 AM

1:30 PM

Session 68:  The Classics and Early Anthropology (Organized by the SCS Committee on Classical Tradition and Reception)

Sheraton

Grand Couteau 

11:30 AM

1:30 PM

Session 69:  Historia proxima poetis: The Intertextual Practices of Historical Poetry

Sheraton

Waterbury Ballroom

11:30 AM

1:30 PM

Session 70:  Greek Shamanism Reconsidered

Sheraton

Borgne

11:30 AM

1:30 PM

Session 71:  Travel, Travelers and Traveling in Late Antique Literary Culture (Organized by the Society for Late Antiquity)

Sheraton

Grand Ballroom D

11:30 AM

1:30 PM

Session 72:  Greek and Latin Linguistics (Organized by the Society for the Study of Greek and Latin Language and Linguistics)

Sheraton

Bayside B

11:30 AM

4:00 PM

Meeting of the SCS Board of Directors

Sheraton

Grand Chenier 

NINTH SESSION FOR THE READING OF PAPERS

1:45 PM

4:15 PM

Session 73:  Homer: Poetics and Exegesis

Sheraton

Grand Ballroom E

1:45 PM

4:15 PM

Session 74:  Comedy and Comic Receptions

Sheraton

Cornet

1:45 PM

4:15 PM

Session 75:  War, Slavery, and Society in the Ancient World

Sheraton

Rhythms III

1:45 PM

4:15 PM

Session 76:  Civic Responsibility

Sheraton

Bayside B

1:45 PM

4:15 PM

Session 77:  Innovative Encounters between Ancient Religious Traditions

Sheraton

Waterbury Ballroom

1:45 PM

4:15 PM

Session 78:  Ancient Books: Material and Discursive Interactions

Sheraton

Grand Ballroom D

1:45 PM

4:15 PM

Session 79:  Language and Linguistics: Lexical, Syntactical, and Philosophical Aspects 

Sheraton

Bayside C

1:45 PM

4:15 PM

Session 80:  Vergil, Elegy, and Epigram (Organized by the Vergilian Society)

Sheraton

Borgne

1:45 PM

4:15 PM

Session 81:  Between Fact and Fiction in Ancient Biographical Writing (Organized by the International Plutarch Society)

Sheraton

Grand Couteau 

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