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Preliminary Program for 2016 Annual Meeting

Revised - November 12, 2015

Thursday, January 7, 2016

First Paper Session

8:00 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

Session 1:  Texts and Transmission

8:00 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

Session 2:  Republican Literature

8:00 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

Session 3:  Time and Memory

8:00 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

Session 4:  Herodotus at 2500 (Joint Classical Association/SCS Panel)

8:00 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

Session 5:  The Ides of March: New Perspectives

8:00 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

Session 6:  The List as Genre

8:00 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

Session 7:  Globalizing the Field: Preserving and Creating Access to Archaeological Collections (Joint AIA/SCS Session)

8:00 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

Session 8:  Classica Africana Redux: Re-Visiting the Classicism of W.E.B. Du Bois (Organized by the Minority Scholarship Committee)

8:00 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

Session 9:  Culture and Society in Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Egypt (Organized by the American Society of Papyrologists)

8:00 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

Session 10:  Ancient Music and the Emotions (Organized by MOISA: The International Society for the Study of Greek and Roman Music and its Cultural Heritage)

Second Paper Session

10:45 a.m.

12:45 p.m.

Session 11:  Prophecy

10:45 a.m.

12:45 p.m.

Session 12:  Money Matters

10:45 a.m.

12:45 p.m.

Session 13:  Performance, Politics, Pedagogy

10:45 a.m.

12:45 p.m.

Session 14:  Traditions of Antiquity in the Post-Classical World: Religious, Ethnographic, and Political Representation in the Poetic Works of Paulinus of Nola, Claudian, and George of Pisidia

10:45 a.m.

12:45 p.m.

Session 15:  German and Austrian Refugee Classicists: New Testimonies, New Perspectives (Organized by the Committee on Outreach)

10:45 a.m.

12:45 p.m.

Session 16:  New Approaches to Fragments and Fragmentary Survival

10:45 a.m.

12:45 p.m.

Session 17:  Rome: The City as Text (Organized by the American Classical League)

10:45 a.m.

12:45 p.m.

Session 18:  Plutarch and Late Republican Rome (Organized by the International Plutarch Society)

11:00 a.m.

3:00 p.m.

Session 19:  Poster Session (Joint AIA/SCS Session)

Third Paper Session

1:45 p.m.

4:45 p.m.

Session 20:  How (Not) to Write

1:45 p.m.

4:45 p.m.

Session 21:  Ancient Kingship

1:45 p.m.

4:45 p.m.

Session 22:  Perception and the Senses 

1:45 p.m.

4:45 p.m.

Session 23:  Emperors, Aristocrats, and Bishops in Late Antiquity

1:45 p.m.

4:45 p.m.

Session 24:  Voicing Slaves in the Greco-Roman World

1:45 p.m.

4:45 p.m.

Session 25:  Thinking through Recent German Scholarship on the Roman Republic

1:45 p.m.

4:45 p.m.

Session 26:  Markets and the Ancient Greek Economy

1:45 p.m.

4:45 p.m.

Session 27:  Objects and Affect: The Materialities of Greek Drama

1:45 p.m. 4:45 p.m.

Session 28:  Classical and Early Modern Tragedy: Comparative Approaches and New Perspectives (Organized by the Society for Early Modern Classical Reception)

1:45 p.m.

4:45 p.m.

Session 29:  Responses to Homer’s Iliad by Women Writers, from WW2 to the Present (Seminar: Advance Registration Required)

5:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m.

Presidential Panel:  The Spring from the Year

Friday, January 8, 2016

Fourth Paper Session

8:00 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

Session 30:  Euripides

8:00 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

Session 31:  Gender and Identity

8:00 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

Session 32:  Friendship and Affection

8:00 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

Session 33:  Livy and the Construction of the Past

8:00 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

Session 34:  Architecture and Self-Definition

8:00 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

Session 35:  Standardization and the State (Joint AIA/SCS Session)

8:00 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

Session 36:  Fides in Flavian Poetry

8:00 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

Session 37:  Authors Meet Critics: Race, Religion, Ethnicity: The Politics of Modern Classics (Organized by the Committee on the Status of Women and Minority Groups)

8:00 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

Session 38:  Cicero across Genres

8:00 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

Session 39:  Digital Resources for Teaching and Outreach (Organized by the Digital Classics Association) (Joint AIA/SCS Session)

Fifth Paper Session

10:45 a.m.

12:45 p.m.

Session 40:  The Future of Classical Education: A Dialogue  (Organized by the Program Committee)

10:45 a.m.

12:45 p.m.

Session 41:  Marx and Antiquity

10:45 a.m.

12:45 p.m.

Session 42:  Herodotus’ “Constitutional Debate” from the Inside Out

10:45 a.m.

12:45 p.m.

Session 43:  Fragments from Theory to Practice

10:45 a.m.

12:45 p.m.

Session 44:  The Bucolic Challenge: Continuity and Change in Later Latin Pastoral Poetry

10:45 a.m.

12:45 p.m.

Session 45:  Happy Golden Anniversary, Harvard School! (Organized by the Vergilian (Society)                                                                                                                                           

10:45 a.m.

12:45 p.m.

Session 46:  Ancient Greek Philosophy (Organized by the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy)

10:45 a.m.

12:45 p.m.

Session 47:  The Emperor Julian (Organized by the Society for Late Antiquity)

12:15 p.m.

1:45 p.m.

Roundtable Discussion Session (Joint AIA/SCS Session)

Sixth Paper Session

1:45 p.m.

4:45 p.m.

Session 48:  Inscribing Song: Archaic and Classical Greek Poetry

1:45 p.m.

4:45 p.m.

Session 49:  Athenian Unity?

1:45 p.m.

4:45 p.m.

Session 50:  Identity and Ethnicity

1:45 p.m.

4:45 p.m.

Session 51:  Roman Imperial Ideology and Authority

1:45 p.m.

4:45 p.m.

Session 52:  Roman Dance Cultures in Context

1:45 p.m.

4:45 p.m.

Session 53:  Epistolary Epigraphy (Organized by the American Society of Greek and Latin Epigraphy)

1:45 p.m.

4:45 p.m.

Session 54:  Greek and Latin Linguistics (Organized by the Society for the Study of the Greek and Latin Languages and Linguistics)

1:45 p.m.

4:45 p.m.

Session 55:  Sexuality in Ancient Art (Organized by the Lambda Classical Caucus)

1:45 p.m.

4:45 p.m.

Session 56:  Neo-Latin Texts in a World Context: Current Research (Organized by the American Association for Neo-Latin Studies)

1:45 p.m.

4:45 p.m.

Session 57:  Beyond the Case Study: Theorizing Classical Reception (Organized by the Committee on Classical Tradition and Reception) (Seminar:  Advance Registration Required)

1:45 p.m.

4:45 p.m.

Session 58:  Rethinking Roman Imperialism in the Middle and Late Republic (c.327 - 49 BCE) (Seminar:  Advance Registration Required)

5:00 p.m.

6:30 p.m.

Plenary Session featuring Presidential Address, The Historian as Hero: Herodotus and the 300 at Thermopylae

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Seventh Paper Session

8:00 a.m.

11:00 a.m.

Session 59:  Men and War

8:00 a.m.

11:00 a.m.

Session 60:  Poetry and Place

8:00 a.m.

11:00 a.m.

Session 61:  Running Down Rome: Lyric, Iambic, and Satire

8:00 a.m.

11:00 a.m.

Session 62:  Truth and Lies

8:00 a.m.

11:00 a.m.

Session 63:  Recovering the Monstrous and the Sublime

8:00 a.m.

11:00 a.m.

Session 64:  Minting an Empire: Negotiating Roman Hegemony through Coinage (Joint AIA/SCS Session)

8:00 a.m.

11:00 a.m.

Session 65:  Grammars of Government in Late Antiquity

8:00 a.m.

11:00 a.m.

Session 66:  New Wine in Old Wineskins:  Topicality in Modern Performance of Athenian Drama (Organized by the Committee on Ancient and Modern Performance)

8:00 a.m.

11:00 a.m.

Session 67:  The Commentary and the Making of Philosophy (Organized by the International Society for Neoplatonic Studies)

11:00 a.m.

11:30 a.m.

SCS Business Meeting of Members

Eighth Paper Session

11:45 a.m.

1:45 p.m.

Session 68:  Free Speech

11:45 a.m.

1:45 p.m.

Session 69:  Language and Meter

11:45 a.m.

1:45 p.m.

Session 70:  Latin Hexameter Poetry

11:45 a.m.

1:45 p.m.

Session 71:  Nec converti ut interpres: New Approaches to Cicero’s Translation of Greek Philosophy

11:45 a.m.

1:45 p.m.

Session 72:  Response and Responsibility in a Postclassical World

11:45 a.m.

1:45 p.m.

Session 73:  The Anthropology of Roman Culture: Models, History, Society

11:45 a.m.

1:45 p.m.

Session 74:  Popular Politics and Ancient Warfare

11:45 a.m.

1:45 p.m.

Session 75:  "Theism" and Related Categories in the Study of Ancient Religions (Organized by the Society for Ancient Mediterranean Religions)

11:45 a.m.

1:45 p.m.

Session 76:  Imitation in Medieval Latin Literature (Organized by the Medieval Latin Studies Group)

Ninth Paper Session

2:00 p.m.

4:30 p.m.

Session 77:  Gender Trouble in Latin Narrative Poetry

2:00 p.m.

4:30 p.m.

Session 78:  New Studies in Asymmetric Warfare in the Ancient Mediterranean World

2:00 p.m.

4:30 p.m.

Session 79:  Homeric Poetics at the Dawn of Christianity

2:00 p.m.

4:30 p.m.

Session 80:  Ancient Athletics and the Modern Olympics: History, Ideals, and Ideology

2:00 p.m.

4:30 p.m.

Session 81:  Ancient Greek Personal Religion

2:00 p.m.

4:30 p.m.

Session 82:  Women and Water (Organized by the Women's Classical Caucus)

2:00 p.m.

4:30 p.m.

Session 83:  Herculaneum in Word and Text (Organized by the American Friends of Herculaneum)

2:00 p.m.

4:30 p.m.

Session 84:  The Next Generation: Papers by Undergraduate Classics Students (Organized by Eta Sigma Phi)

2:00 p.m.

4:30 p.m.

Session 85:  Experimentation: Querying the Body in Ancient Medicine (Organized by the Society for Ancient Medicine and Pharmacy)

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