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Last Revised - December 17, 2021

Thursday, January 6

First Paper Session (8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.)

Session 1: Rebuilding, Reconnecting, Restructuring: The Future(s) of Classical Studies Post-COVID (Organized by the Graduate Student Committee, Irene Morrison-Moncure, NYU, and Christopher Gipson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Nicholas Cross (Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy) Resources for Fostering Interdisciplinarity
Samantha Masters (University of Stellenbosch) Approaches, Not Content: Ancient Studies in South Africa
Hallie Franks (New York University) Redefining "Relevance": "Classics" in the Classroom
Elizabeth Heintges (Columbia University) Collaboration on the Macro- and Micro- Scale
Session 2: Ovid and the Natural World (Organized by the International Ovidian Society and Carole Newlands, University of Colorado Boulder)
Peter Kelly (National University of Ireland, Galway) Mind the Splinters: the Daphne Myth and Kate McDowell
Patrick Glauthier (Dartmouth College) Flood and Fire
Francesca Martelli (University of California, Los Angeles) Lichas and the Ovidian Anthropocene
Joanna Paul (Open University) Up the Garden Path: The Ovidianism of Ian Hamilton Finlay's Little Sparta, Scotland
Alison Sharrock (University of Manchester) Vegetative Suffering
Kresho Vukovic (University of Munich) Ovid's Rivers and Fluid Identities
Carole Newlands (University of Colorado Boulder) Response
Session 3: Ancient Music and the Visual Arts (Organized by MOISA and Cecilie Brøns, NY Carlsberg Glyptotek)
Angela Bellia (Institute of Heritage Science, National Research Council) Introduction
Deborah Steiner (Columbia University) Things that Sing: Objectified Music in Archaic and Early Classical Greece
Stamatia Dova (Hellenic College) Thamyris, Odysseus, and the Perils of Thespesios
Ronald Blankenborg (Radboud University Nijmegen) Mark the Words: Early Music's Representation in Writing
Carolyn Laferriere (University of Southern California) Sympotic Metamorphoses: Seeing, Hearing, and Becoming the Poets in Athenian Vase-Painting
Session 4: Tragedy in the Early Empire (Organized by the International Plutarch Society, Jeffrey Beneker, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Zoe Stamatopoulou, Washington University in St. Louis, and Anna Peterson, Penn State University)
C. W. Marshall (University of British Columbia) Iphigenia in Tauris in the Early Empire
Giovanna Pace (University of Salerno) Euripides Saver of Athens and the Athenians in Two Plutarchean Anecdotes (Nic. 29; Lys. 15)
Federico Ingretolli (University of Oxford) An (A)Political Hero and a Tragic Mother: Plutarch's Life of Coriolanus
Stephen Hill (University of Virginia) A Tragic Variety Show: Reversal in Lucian's Necyomantia
Matthew Roller (Johns Hopkins University) The Atreus and Thyestes Dramas in the Imperial Age: Reflections on Tyranny, Conviviality, and Cannabilism
Session 5: Enslavement and Literary Work in the Roman Mediterranean (Organized by Jeremiah Coogan, University of Oxford, Joseph Howley, Columbia University, and Candida Moss, University of Birmingham)
Sarah Bond (University of Iowa) Introduction
Candida Moss (University of Birmingham) Illegible Transcripts: Greek Shorthand and Enslaved Secretarial Technology
Brett Stine (Columbia University) A Slip of the Tongue: An Exploration of Enslaved Visibility in Roman Book Work
Jeremiah Coogan (University of Oxford) Micro-Conflation and Invisible Labor in Roman Compositional Practices
Nicole Giannella (Cornell University) Tiro Beyond the Ciceros: The Social Standing of a Freed Literary Worker
Cat Lambert (Columbia University) Enslavement and the Reader(s) in Seneca's Moral Epistles
Joseph Howley (Columbia University) The Amanuensis as Vilicus: Enslaved Labor in Roman Agriculture and Authorship
Session 6: Queer Representations and Receptions of Amazons (Organized by the Lambda Classical Caucus, Walter Penrose Jr., San Diego State University, and Sarah Breitenfeld, University of Washington)
Sarah Breitenfeld (University of Washington) Introduction
Jay Oliver (University of Toronto) Acca Soror: Queer Kinship and the Amazon/Huntress Band
Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz (Hamilton College) Amazons in Christa Wolf's Troy
Michael Fowler (East Tennessee State University) Rosa Bonheur the Amazon? Victorian-era Fashion, Female Masculinity, and the Horse Fair (1855)
Donna Dodson (Brandeis University) What Do We Call Courageous Women?
Natasha Rao (University College London) A Tale of Two Dianas: Bisexuality, Dual Identity, and Censorship in Representations of Wonder Woman
Sara Palermo (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid) From Diana to Arya: Lesbian Gaze and Postmodern Amazons
Session 7: Herculanean Studies: The Next Generation (Organized by the American Friends of Herculaneum, Carol Mattusch, George Mason University, and David Sider, New York University)
Carol Mattusch (George Mason University) Introduction
Dmitriev Sviatoslav (Ball State University) The Place of Philodemus's On Rhetoric in Ancient Rhetorical Theory
Sinclair Bell (Northern Illinois University) Race, Representation, and Provenance in Roman Art: A Relief of an African Charioteer "from Herculaneum"
Roko Rumora (University of Chicago) Comparative Viewing in the House of the Stags: New Approaches in Roman Sculptural Aesthetics
Daniel Healey (Princeton University) Archaistic Statuary in the Villa dei Papiri: Antiquarianism and Revivalism
Marden Nichols (Georgetown University) The Player and the Playwrights (MANN 9019)
Alex Cushing (University of Toronto) Trumpian Bureaucracy in 62 CE: Junian Latins, Wax Tablets, and Procedural Barriers to Citizenship
Session 8: Religion (Cynthia Damon, University of of Pennsylvania, Presiding)
Lauryn Hanley (University of Washington) Rend, Repurpose, Recycle: Religious Materialities of the Liber Linteus Zagrabiensis
Mary Danisi (Cornell University) Sacred Bandages: The Fillet as Instrument of Epiphany in the Epidaurian Miracle Inscriptions
Enrico Piergiacomi (University of Trento) Impious Melodies: Philodemus and the "Distractions" (περισπασμοί) of Music
Colleen Kron (The Ohio State University) The Strength of Ambiguity: Constructing Belief in the Apotheosis of Julia, Daughter of Nikias (IG Bulg. I2 345)
Celia Schultz (University of Michigan) Devotion is Sacrifice, but it is Not Sacrificium
Mattias Gassman (University of Oxford) Semi-Pagans? Some Mutations of Belief in Late Antiquity
Session 9: The Poetics and Pragmatics of Hellenistic Aesthetics (Organized by Matthew Chaldekas, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, and Thomas Nelson, Oxford University)
Thomas Nelson (Oxford University) [Theocritus], Idyll 23: A Stony Aesthetic
Aiste Celkyte (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) Art and its Purpose in Hellenistic Stoicism
Matthew Chaldekas (Eberhard Karls Universitat Tubingen) The Aesthetics of Manual Labor: Ecphrastic Representations of Woodwork in Leonidas
Peter Bing (University of Toronto) and Regina Hoschele (University of Toronto) Situational Aesthetics in Ptolemaic Culture
Jackie Murray (University of Kentucky) Response

Second Paper Session (11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

Session 10: Transformations of Classical Rhetoric During the Renaissance (Organized by the Society for Early Modern Classical Receptions, Caroline Stark, Howard University, Pramit Chaudhuri, University of Texas at Austin, Ariane Schwartz, independent scholar)
Lydia Spielberg (University of California, Los Angeles) Introduction
Stephanie Ann Frampton (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Auctor, Autor, and Author: Arguing from Authority in the Classical Tradition
Daniel Sutton (St. John's College, Oxford) William Tyndale and the Rhetoric of Translation
Richard Armstrong (University of Houston) The Protean Pathways of Enargeia: Renaissance Epic and the Theory of Blank Verse
James Porter (University of California, Berkeley) Response
Session 11: Distanced Classics in a Time of Plague: What Have We Learned (Organized by the Digital Classics Association, Neil Coffee, University at Buffalo, SUNY)
Neil Coffee (University at Buffalo, SUNY) Introduction
Arlene Holmes-Henderson (Oxford University) Pandemic Pivoting and Online Outreach: How 'Classical Conversations' Helped Oxford Reach New Pre-University Audiences
Christopher Blackwell (Furman University) and Francesco Mambrini (Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore) Teaching Oedipus Remotely with a Comprehensive Commentary: Capitalizing on Collaboration
Michael Kicey (University at Buffalo, SUNY) From Background to Foreground: Librarianship and Instruction during the Pandemic
William Owens (Ohio University) The Pandemic and Undergraduate Greek: Crisis and Opportunity
Session 12: Recentering the Roman Empire: Local Agency and Interactions with Rome (Joint AIA-SCS Session, organized by Lynne Lancaster, American Academy in Rome. and T. Corey Brennan, Rutgers University - New Brunswick
Lynne Lancaster (American Academy in Rome) and T. Corey Brennan (Rutgers University - New Brunswick) Introduction
Christy Schirmer (University of Texas at Austin) On the Water's Edge: Continuity and Change in Provincial River Communities
Maggie Popkin (Case Western Reserve University) Caput Factionum? Rethinking Rome through Ancient Sports Merchandise
Dillon Gisch (Stanford University) Images of "Modest Venus" and Multi-Scalar Identity Politics on Roman Provincial Coins
Rebecca Levitan (University of California, Berkeley) Greek Heroes in the Roman Provinces: Contextualizing Three Colossal Copies of the 'Pasquino Group'
Carlos Noreña (University of California, Berkeley) Response
Session 13: "What Is a Woman?," or, Intersextional Feminisms: Exploring Ancient Definitions of Womanhood Beyond the Binary (Organized by the WCC, Caitlin Hines, University of Cincinnati, Serena Witzke, Wesleyan University, T.H.M. Gellar-Goad, Wake Forest University)
Caitlin Hines (University of Cincinnati), Serena Witzke (Wesleyan University), and T. H. M. Gellar-Goad (Wake Forest University) Introduction
Eleonora Colli (Oxford University) Compared to What?: Reverse Similes, Animal Similes, and Poetic Language Beyond the Gender Binary in Homeric Epic
Thomas Biggs (University of St. Andrews) Camilla/Chloreus: Gender Fluidity and Intersexuality in Aeneid 11
Erin Lam (University of California, Berkeley) Breaking Bodies: Materiality and Vulnerability in Heroides 12
Simona Martorana (Durham University) Beyond a Binary Sappho: (Re)Thinking Sappho's Gender and Sexuality in Ovid, Her.15
Victoria Hodges (Rutgers University) The Rope, the Witch, and the Non-Binary in Apuleius' Metamorphoses
Session 14: Archaic Art and Poetry (Egbert Bakker, Yale University, Presiding)
Christopher Ell (Brown University) Wining and Dining: Parallels in the Depiction of Food in Greek Symposia and Etruscan Banquets during the Archaic and Early Classical Periods
S. Elizabeth Needham (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) Here and Now and Then and There: The Construction of Imagined Space in Sappho Fr.16
Matthew Sears (University of New Brunswick) Sparta's Persian War Epigrams
Alexander Karsten (Duke University) Of Good and Evil: Contested Value Terminology in the Theognidea
Session 15: Ancient Scholarship (Francesca Schironi, University of Michigan, Presiding)
Laura Marshall (Penn State University) Pherecydes of Syros in Alexandrian Poetry
Matthieu Réal (Cornell University) Attacking and Defending Homer: Zoilus' Against Homer's Poetry
Clinton Kinkade (Duke University) Marginal Gains: Scholarly Camps within the Mythographic Tragic Scholia
Andrew Scholtz (Binghamton University) A Tattered Net, a Tangled Web: Contested Sophia in Alciphron Letters 1.17-19
Session 16: Petronius, Lucan, and Statius (Stephanie McCarter, Sewanee University, Presiding)
William Dingee (Princeton University) Revisiting Satire and Petronius' Satyrica
Ashley Weed (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Untangling Quartilla's Orgy and Sexual Terminology in Petronius' Satyricon
Julia Mebane (University of Indiana - Bloomington) Correcting Caesar: Lucan's Revision of Bellum Civile 3.47-49
Mary Somerville (Bryn Mawr College) Nec Modus est Lacrimis: Weeping Military Leaders in Latin Civil War Epic
Stephen Kershner (Austin Peay State University) The Virtue of Audacity in Statius' Silvae and Thebaid
Session 17: Old Comedy (Steve Kidd, Brown University, Presiding)
Daniel Anderson (Coventry University) The Rhetoric of Innovation in Old Comedy: An Athenian Cultural Recovery Project?
Konstantinos Karathanasis (Washington University in St. Louis) Comedy as Civics: A Social Science Approach to Aristophanes' Political Commentary
Alexei Alexeev (University of Ottawa) The Curious Case of Fish-bodied Cecrops: Old Comedy Transtextuality, Hypertextual Parodies, and Coins as Iconic Paratexts
Amy Lewis (Gustavus Adolphus College) Aristophanes' Frog Chorus and the Hyporcheme of Pratinas as Parodies of Phrynichus "The Toad" Tragicus

Third Paper Session (2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Session 18: Literary Texts as Objects (Organized by the American Society of Papyrologists and the Committee on Publications and Research, Colin Whiting, Dumbarton Oaks, and Christelle Fischer-Bovet, University of Southern California)
Roberta Mazza (University of Manchester) Sappho, Papyrology and the Materiality of Texts
Mark de Kreij (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen) O Brothers, Where Art Thou? Scholarship on Papyri in Private Collections
Andrew Hogan (University of California, Berkeley) "Object Lessons" Lessons
Mike Sampson (University of Manitoba) Archaeological Context and Purchased Papyri: Some Fragmentary Books from Karanis
Malcolm Choat (Macquarie University) and Rachel Yuen-Collingridge Imagining the Real: Constantine Simonides' Fabrication of Papyrus Autographs
Erin Thompson (City University of New York) Pseudo-Scrolls, Amputated Hands, and Other Effects of Market-Motivated Destruction of Ancient Texts
Session 19: Inclusivity and Assessment in the Classroom (Lightning Talk Session; Deborah Beck, University of Texas at Austin, Presiding)
Daniel Golde (Jewish Theological Seminary) The Voice of the Vanquished: The Role of the Babylonian Talmud in the Study of Classics
Young Richard Kim (University of Illinois at Chicago) Teaching with Luis Alfaro
Curtis Dozier (Vassar College) Teaching Contemporary Hate Groups' Appropriations of the Greco-Roman Antiquity
Katherine Beydler (University of Iowa) Alternative Assessment in Latin Classrooms: Benefits and Challenges
Ashli Baker (Bucknell University) Labor-Based Grading in the Classics Classroom
Elizabeth Manwell (Kalamazoo College) Why I'm Tentatively Hugging Ungrading
Session 20: Eta Sigma Phi: The Next Generation (Organized by Eta Sigma Phi, Katherine Pangakos, Stockon University)
Katherine Panagakos (Stockton University) Introduction
Mary Clare Young (Christendom College) Μύθος, Μουσική, and Philosophy in "Phaedo" and "Phaedrus"
John Harrop (Truman State University) The Sensations of Chariot Racing
Veronica Kilanowski-Doroh (Rhodes College) Gender According to Lucius: A Look at Gender and Sexuality in Pseudo-Lucian's "The Ass"
Adam Wyatt (Rhodes College) Apuleius on the Law Court: A Case of Areopagitic Justice in the Metamorphoses
Parker Blackwell (George Washington University) Rembrandt: Seeking Closure in Classical Narratives
Duane Roller (The Ohio State University) Response
Session 21: WCC Past, Present, and Future: A Celebration of the WCC's 50th Anniversary (Workshop organized by Suzanne Lye, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and Caroline Cheung, Princeton University)
Nandini Pandey (University of Wisconsin, Madison) The Promise and Possibility of the Women's Classical Caucus
Amy Richlin (University of California, Los Angeles) What the WCC Means to Me
Caroline Cheung (Princeton University) What Women('s Classical Caucus Members) Want
Suzanne Lye (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) Where Mission Meets Strategy: Restructuring the Women's Classical Caucus for the 21st Century
Eunice Kim (Furman University) and Adriana Vazquez (University of California, Los Angeles) Finding our Core: WCC Membership, Mentorship, and Outreach
Session 22: Classics as Banner and Brand (Marsha McCoy, Southern Methodist University, Presiding)
Thomas Strunk (Xavier University) The Confederacy, Cato the Younger, and Lost Causes
Benjamin Howland (Grand Valley State University) and Sean Tandy (University of Delaware) "And Yet You...Call Us a Horde of Barbarians!": Race Rhetoric and Greco-Roman Antiquity During Reconstruction
Emilio Capettini (University of California, Santa Barbara) "An Army of Lovers Cannot Lose": Greek Antiquity and Militant Eroticism During the AIDS Crisis
Xinyi Huang (University of South Carolina) The "Traps" of Classics: The Use of (Western) Classics in Chinese State Propoganda
Kyle Jazwa (Maastricht University) Classics and the US Craft Beer Industry
Britta Ager (Arizona State University) Smelling Like the Mother of Monsters: Perfume, Wearable Texts, and the Odiferous Reception of the Classics
Session 23: Medium and Message in Greek Poetry (Mario Telo, University of California, Berkeley, Presiding)
Alessandra Migliara (The Graduate Center, CUNY) Lies and Laughter: A Metaliterary Reading of the Homeric Hymn to Hermes
Kathryn Caliva (Valparaiso University) Persuasion & Deception: Divine Speech Acts in the Homeric Hymns
Carman Romano (The Ohio State University) Anacreon, Magician
Adrienne Atkins (University of Pennsylvania) Playful Uses of Epic Language in Late Archaic and Classical Poetry: A Holistic Approach
Session 24: Historiography and Biography (Duncan Macrae, University of California, Berkeley, Presiding)
Jackie Elliott (University of Colorado) The Poet, the Grammarian and the Origines: Servius, Vergil and the Record of Cato's History in Ancient Scholarship
Kyle Khellaf (University of California, Riverside) The Interrupting Sea: From Primordial to Historical in Livy's Cleonymus Digression (10.2)
Federico Ingretolli (University of Oxford) An (A)Political Hero and a Tragic Mother. Plutarch's Life of Coriolanus
Caitlin Gillespie (Brandeis University) Anticipated Memory and the Pregnant Body in Tacitus' Annals
Teresa Mocharitsch (University of Graz) The Goddess, the Seeress and the Wife - Tacitean Reception and the Depiction of Germanic Women
Marshall Buchanan (University of Michigan) A New Time of Civil War in Tacitus
Session 25: Parmenides and Plato (Marcus Folch, Columbia University, Presiding)
Stephen White (University of Texas at Austin) The Authenticity of Parmenides B3 DK
Huaiyuan Zhang (Penn State University) The Eternal Present in an Instant - Plato's Revision of Parmenidean Time in the Parmenides
Emma Ianni (Columbia University) Antigone in Magnesia: Plato's Revision of the Sophoclean Tragedy in the Laws
Kaitlyn Boulding (University of Washington) Stomach and Womb: Gendered Desire in Plato and Hesiod
Joseph Gerbasi (University of Toronto) Civic Memory and Philosophy in Plato's "Apology"
Marta Antola (Durham University) The Odyssean Meta-Reading of Plato's Work
Session 26: Extending Roman Personhood and Authorship (Organizer-Refereed Panel organized by Andrew Feldherr, Princeton University and James Ker, University of Pennsylvania)
Christopher Londa (Yale University) Personification, Slavery, and the Roman Authorial Paradigm
Ryan Warwick (Johns Hopkins University) Admonitores non nimis verecundi: Personification and Personhood in Cicero's Letters
Lisa Cordes (Humboldt-University, Berlin) Blending Personae: Hybrid Speakers and the Performance of Authorship in Cicero's Dialogues
Jennifer Devereaux (Uppsala University) Beyond Biology: The Natural World, Self, and Memory in Senecan Texts
Barbara Gold (Hamilton College) Were Martyrs Persons?

Evening Session (5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)

SCS Plenary Session (with SCS Awards Ceremony and Presidential Address by President Shelley P. Haley)

Presidential Address: Sites of Salvation: Classics at Small Liberal Arts Colleges (Shelley P. Haley, SCS President and Professor Emerita, Hamilton College)

Friday, January 7

Workshop (8:00AM-1:30PM)

Session 27: Ancient MakerSpaces (Workshop organized by Aaron Hershkowitz, Institute for Advanced Study, Daniel Libatique, College of the Holy Cross, Savannah Bishop, Koc University, Rachel Starry, University of California Riverside, Natalie Sussman, MIT, Sean Tennant, Union College).

Papers beginning at 8AM:

Kostantinos Kopanios (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)

ArchaeoCosmos: Historical Geography of the Mediterranean and the Near East from the Prehistory to Late Antiquity
Anne Chen (Yale University) and Kyle Conrau-Lewis (Yale University) Yale Digital Dura-Europos Archive
Christopher Motz (University of Cincinnati) Integrating Custom Maps into off-the-shelf database programs with Leaflet

Papers beginning at 9.15AM:

Robert Consoli (Independent Scholar)

The Mycenaean Atlas Project
Alexandra Ratzlaff (Brandeis University) Imaging and Imagining Artifacts in a Virtual Environment
Angela Cinalli (Università "La Sapienza" di Roma) A Digital Tool for the PTANOIS POSIN Project: The Poeti Vaganti Website

Papers beginning at 10.30am:

Stella Fritzell (Bryn Mawr College)

Mythodikos: Digital Visualization of Mythical People & Places

Anne-Catherine Schaaf (College of the Holy Cross), Natalie DiMattia (College of the Holy Cross), Augusta Holyfield (College of the Holy Cross), and Rose Kaczmarek (College of the Holy Cross)

A Composite Model for Scholia Transmission

Sabrina Higgins (Simon Fraser University)

Peopling the Past Podcast
Chris Saladin (University of Minnesota) Mapping Greek History: Survey123 and Coursourced Mapping in the History Classroom

Panel at 12:00PM

Clara Bosak-Shroeder (University of Illinois), Flint Dibble (Dartmouth College), Francesca Giannetti (Rutgers University), Nadhira Hill (University of Michigan), Kaitlin Moleen (West Essex Regional High School), Nandini Pandey (University of Wisconsin Madison)

Panel Discussion on "Digital Tools During the Pandemic - What to Keep and What to Leave from the COVID-19 Era"

Fourth Paper Session (8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.)

Session 28: Orientalisms (Organized by the AAACC, Arum Park, University of Arizona, and Stephanie Wong, Brown University)
Arum Park (University of Arizona) and Stephanie Wong (Brown University) Introduction
Natalie Swain (University of Bristol) Iaponia Capta Cepit: Bathing Cultures and Roman Syncretism in Thermae Romae (2012)
Aileen Das (University of Michigan) Counter-Orientalism and Modern Greco-Arabic Studies
Samuel Agbamu (University of London) Sophonisba: The Development of an "Oriental" Femme Fatale
Spencer Lee-Lenfield (Yale University) Oriental/ized Orientalists: The Asian American East-West Classicism of Achilles Fang and Younghill Kang
Jiaqi Maria Ma (Yale University) "Now and then I hear the youths mutter": Hybrid Traditions of Reception in Haizi's To Sappho
Kiran Mansukhani (The Graduate Center, CUNY) Elektra under Martial Law: Lino Brocka's Insiang (1976) at the Limits of Classical Reception
Session 29: Bridging the "Gap": Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Cretan polis in the Archaic and Classical period (Joint AIA-SCS Session organized by Grace Erny, Stanford University, Dominic Pollard, University College, London, Jesse Obert, University of California, Berkeley)
Jesse Obert (University of California, Berkeley) Introduction
James Whitley (Cardiff University) Cretan States? Cretan Political Communities in a Comparative Frame
Paula Perlman (University of Texas at Austin) "East Greek" Pottery and the Earliest Mints of Crete
Natalia Vogeikoff-Brogan (American School of Classical Studies at Athens) Mochlos in Archaic and Late Classical Times: A Site-Focused Study of Connectivity
Giovanni Marginesu (Universita degli Studi di Sassari) The Epigraphy of Gortyn Between Order and Disorder: Buildings, Alphabets and the Hands of Scribes in a Polis of Archaic Crete
Brice Erickson (University of California, Santa Barbara) Cretan Austerity Revisited: A Pottery Perspective
Grace Erny (Stanford University) and Dominic Pollard (University College London) Response
Session 30: Activisms Ancient and Modern (Organized by Classics and Social Justice, Amit Shilo, University of California Santa Barbara, Lindsey Mazurek, University of Indiana)
Sarah Teets (University of Virginia) The Liberation of Black Earth: What Indigenous and Black Agricultural Movements Can Teach Us about Solon
Alex Cushing (University of Toronto) Empathy for the Enslaved? The Senatus Consultum Silanianum and Popular Protest in 61 CE
Michael Morgan (University of California, Santa Barbara) and Olga Faccani (University of California, Santa Barbara) Rising from the Ashes of Troy: The Trojan Women Project
Emily Allen-Hornblower (Rutgers University) Public Humanities and Communal Conversations: The Classics as Window into Mass Incarceration
Alice König (University of St. Andrews) Applied Classics': Traning a New Generation of Citizen Scholars
Amit Shilo (University of California, Santa Barbara) and Lindsey Mazurek (Indiana University, Bloomington) Response
Session 31: Epigraphy and Gender in the Greco-Roman World (Organized by the Society for Latin and Greek Epigraphy, Jonathan Edmondson, York University)
Jonathan Edmondson (York University, Canada) Introduction
Sarah Breitenfeld (University of Washington) I Bind Theodora: Evidence for Enslaved Women on Attic Curse Tablets
Gaia Gianni (Brown University) The Goddess Feronia and her Worshippers: Gender and Religious Practice in Roman Italy
Marie-Adeline Le Guennec (Université de Québec à Montréal) Gender, Epigraphy, and Mobility in the Roman World: Recovering Female Migrants and Travelers' Voices in the Roman Provinces during the Principate
Thomas Leibundgut (Stanford University) More than a Woman: The Complex Identities of Rome's Working Women
Ivan Gonzalez Tobar (Université Paul-Valéry, Montpellier 3) and Silvia Braito (Institut d'Estudis Catalans Barcelona) Gender in Amphorae Production: New Insights and Data on the Baetican Olive Oil Economy
Morgan Palmer (University of Nebraska-Lincoln) The Vestal Virgins and Cross-Gender Mentoring at Rome: Epigraphic Evidence from the Atrium Vestae
Session 32: The Poetics of Slavery and Vergil's Georgics (Organized by Katherine Dennis, Princeton University, Erika Valdivieso, Princeton University)
Katherine Dennis (Princeton University) Introduction
Katherine Dennis (Princeton University) Unlevelling the Fields of the First Georgic
Philip Thibodeau (Brooklyn College) The Tormented Master of Vergil's Georgics
Matthew Leigh (Oxford University) The Social Status of the Drone in Vergil and other Ancient Writers on Apiculture
Tom Geue (University of St. Andrews) Getting our Hands Dirty / Digging Moretum / What if this is as good as it gets?
Steven Gonzalez (University of Southern California) Laboring in the Garden: Exhortations to Horticulture in Columella's Garden Poem
Erika Valdivieso (Princeton University) Virgil in the Cane Fields of Brazil
Joseph Howley (Columbia University) Response
Session 33: The Ancient World in the Contemporary Classroom (Lightning Talk Session, Alison Futrell, University of Arizona, Presiding)
Christopher Francese (Dickinson College) Teaching Public Speaking as a Classicist
Stephen Sansom (Cornell University) Prediction in Pedagogy
Robert Groves (University of Arizona) Story Map: A New Narrative Mapping Tool
Todd Clary (Cornell University) The 21st Century Shield of Achilles
Tom Keeline (University of Washington in St. Louis) Using the Ancient Ars Memoriae to Learn Vocabulary
Session 34: The Discipline and the Future of Academic Publishing (Workshop organized by Joshua Billings, Princeton University, Irene Peirano Garrison, Harvard University)
Catherine Coneybeare (Bryn Mawr College) Panelist
Constanze Güthenke (University of Oxford) Panelist
Johanna Hanink (Brown University) Panelist
Nandini Pandey (University of Wisconsin) Panelist
Michael Sharp (Cambridge University Press) Panelist
Colin Whiting (Dumbarton Oaks) Panelist
Session 35: The Poetics of Form (Peter Struck, University of Pennsylvania, Presiding)
Il-Kweon Sir (University of Oxford) Meter and Meaning in Greek and Roman Lyric: Greater Asclepiads from Alcaeus to Horace
Anne Weddingen (Sorbonne) Depicting what Cannot be Heard? Diagrams in the Tradition of Greek Harmonic Theory
Rebecca Frank (Oberlin College) Clarity or Confusion? Delphic Ambiguity in Imperial Greek Literature
Scheherazade Khan (University of Pennsylvania) Aere Perilleo: The Bull of Phalaris and Phenomena of Actualized Mimesis in Graeco-Roman Antiquity
Benedek Kruchio (University of Cambridge) Musaeus the Allegorist? Hero and Leander and Late Antique Hermeneutics
Matteo Milesi Peripatetic and PLatonic Poetics in Porphyry's "Cave of the Nymphs"

Fifth Paper Session (11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

Session 36: Honig's Bacchae / Euripides' Theory of Refusal (Organized by Catherine Conybeare, Bryn Mawr College)
Catherine Conybeare (Bryn Mawr College) Introduction
Helen Morales (University of California, Santa Barbara) After Kehinde Wiley's 'A Bacchant' (after Bonnie Honig's A Feminist Theory of Refusal)
Ava Shirazi (Haverford College) Glimpses of Gestures: Refusing and Recovering Loss in Honig and Euripides)
Luigi Battezzato (Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa) Migrant Refusals: The Inoperativity of the Asian Bacchants in Euripides
Vanessa Stovall (Columbia University) "Actin' Womanish" - Fabulation, Cosmetics, and (En)gendered Sophistry with Euripides and Hartman in Bacch(ant)ic Canon
Bonnie Honig (Brown University) Response
Session 37: Reception (Christopher Waldo, University of Washington, Presiding)
Diana Librandi (University of California, Los Angeles) Tityrus Unrevived in Petrarch's Pastoral Poetry
Laurie Wilson (Biola University) A Symbol of Poetic Inspiration and Female Authority: The Sibyl's Reception in Women Authors of the Romantic Period
Nora Goldschmidt (Durham University) The Failure of Reception
Rebecca Resinski (Hendrix College) Reception and Romance: Uses of Classics in Recent Mass-Market Historical Romantic Fiction
Kathleen Cruz (University of California, Davis) Bodies, Burials, and Borders: LIving and Dying Latinx in Marisela Treviño Orta's "Woman on Fire"
Session 38: Ancient Medicine (Tara Mulder, University of British Columbia, Presiding)
Glyn Muitjens (Leiden University) Inventing Skin: A Lexical Approach to the Significance of the Body Surface in Ancient Greece
Isaac Hoskins (University of the Sciences) Clinical Communication and the Narrative Medicine in Galen's On Prognosis and On the Affections and Errors of the Soul
Tejas Aralere (University of California, Santa Barbara) Making Sense of Melothesia in Astronomica and the Yavana Jātaka
Jonathan Edmondson (York University) Did a Female Doctor Really Practice Medicine at Augusta Emerita (Mérida, Spain) in the second century CE? Re-examining CIL II 497
Erin Petrella (Columbia University) Magicae Herbae, Alchemy, and the 15th Century Reception of Pliny's Historia Naturalis
Session 39: Homer (1) (Alex Purves, University of California, Los Angeles, Presiding)
Ben Radcliffe (Loyola Marymount University) Recasting Heroes: Labor, Metallurgy, and Critical Aesthetics in the Iliad
Laurie Hutcheson (Boston University) Between Two Worlds: Lessons on Code Switching from Achilles (Iliad 1)
Joseph Bringman (University of Washington) Fate, Homer, Achilles, and Counterfactuals
Jorge Wong-Medina (Harvard University) Diomedes in the Iliad
Session 40: Ovid (Sharon James, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Presiding)
Sam Kindick (University of Colorado) The Stars in Ovid's Ars Amatoria
Becky Kahane (University of Texas at Austin) Still Waters Run Deep: Interpretations of the Metamorphoses' Pools
A. Everett (North-West University) Manus est mea debilis ergo? Deliberative Soliloquies and Gender-Bending in Ovid's Metamorphoses
Catalina Popescu (University of Texas at Austin) Fallen in Tomis- Ovid's Failure at Greek Heroic Apotheosis
Session 41: Seneca (Annette Baertschi, Bryn Mawr College, Presiding)
Robert Santucci (University of Michigan) Hungry Eyes: Seneca's Hostius Quandra as Eater
Mason Wheelock-Johnson (University of Wisconsin) Time and Enslavement in Seneca, Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium 47 and 124
Michelle Currie (Colby College) Parallels of Anger and Fear in Seneca's Thyestes
Aleksandr Fedchin (Tufts University), Joseph Dexter (Harvard University), Pramit Chaudhuri (University of Texas at Austin) Senecan Trimeter and Humanist Tragedy
Session 42: Late Antiquity (Scott McGill, Rice University, Presiding)
Jeremy Swist (Xavier University) The Return of the Pompilian Era: Romulus, Numa, and their Estrangement from Emperors in Ammianus Marcellinus
Kathryn Langenfeld (Clemson University) Forged Letters and Court Intrigue in the Reign of Constantius II
Mikael Papadimitriou (New York University) Merit and Morality in the Letters of Libanius: The Case of Ep. 359 and 366
Zakarias Gram (University of California, Los Angeles) "A Condemnation of Nature": The Reception of Propatheia in Late Antiquity
Michele Renee Salzman (University of California, Riverside) The End of the Roman Senate
Session 43: Hellenistic Poetry (Michael Brumbaugh, Tulane University, Presiding)
India Watkins Nattermann (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) Embodied Divinities and Divine Kings: Callimachus' Subversive Portrayal of Zeus in the Hymn to Zeus and Hymn to Delos
Maria Kovalchuk (University of Pennsylvania) Female Vocational Education in Callimachus' Hymn to Artemis
Brian McPhee (Indiana University) The Repentant Rapist: A Menandrian Strategy of Characterization in Callimachus' Acontius and Cydippe (frr. 67–75 Pf.)
Michael Knierim (University of Illinois) Medea Destroys Theocritus: A Metapoetic Reading of Apollonius Rhodius' Talos Episode

Roundtable Discussion Session (1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.), Session 44-47

44: Trans in Classics (Organized by Ky Merkley, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

45: Advocating and Organizing in Support of Contingent Faculty (Organized by Robert Groves, University of Arizona and Joshua Nudell, Truman State University)

46: Classical Traditions in Science Fiction and Fantasy (Organized by Brett Rogers, University of Puget Sound, Jesse Weiner, Hamilton College, and Benjamin Eldon Stevens, Trinity University)

47: L'Annee philologique: Past, Present, and Future (Organized by Mackenzie Zalin, Johns Hopkins University)

Sixth Paper Session (2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Session 48: Roman History (Carlos Norena, University of California, Berkeley, presiding)
Andrew Riggsby (University of Texas at Austin) Why Metrological Standardization?
Anna Accettola (University of California, Los Angeles) To Whom Does the King Kneel?: The Absent Supplicandus on Roman Republican Coinage in the First Century
Anne LaGatta (University of Southern California) Concordia Tiberiana: The Temple of Concord on Late Tiberian Sestertii
Timothy Clark (University of Chicago) From Parthia Capta to Rex Parthiis Datus: Crisis and Flexibility in Trajanic Imperial Ideology
Bryn Ford (Purdue University) People of the Water: Wetlands, Centuriation, and Italian Identity in Cisalpina
James Macksoud (Stanford University) Portoria and State Revenues during the Roman Principate
Session 49: On Being Calmly Wrong 2.0: Learning from Student Evaluations (Workshop organized by Debra A. Trusty, University of Iowa)
Debra Trusty (University of Iowa) The Controversial Past, Present, and Future of Student Evaluations
Ryan Fowler (Franklin and Marshall College) On the Constructive Use of the Student Evaluation Narrative
Steven Tuck (Miami University) Finding the Usefulness of Student Evaluations Even After Tenure
Svetla Slaveva-Griffin (Florida State University) and Nancy de Grummond (Florida State University) Tough Love with Soft Gloves
Sophie Mills (University of North Carolina, Asheville) Hurts So Good?: Evaluation and Consolation
E. Del Chrol (Marshall University) Using Critical Self-Evaluations to be a Better Instructor (Prof. Chrol apologizes for the earlier version of the title, which has now been updated. The title change will be addressed in the session)
Arum Park (University of Arizona) Response
Session 50: Black Athena before Black Athena (Organized by Eos: Africana Receptions of Greece and Rome, Mathias Hanses, Pennsylvania State University and Jackie Murray, University of Kentucky)
Maghan Keita (Villanova University) Black Athena before Black Athena: Elision and Dismissal
Vanessa Davies (Bryn Mawr College) Entangled on the Nile
Jackie Murray (University of Kentucky) "I did not want to approach my study of ancient history directed by WHITE scholarship": Drusilla Dunjee Houston (1876-1941) to Ivan van Sertima (1933-2006)
Yujhan Claros (Columbia University) Modernist Poets at the Margins: The Prophetic Arts and Aesthetics of Kahlil Gibran and Melvin Tolson
Christopher Parmenter (New York University) Bernal, Snowden, and the Politics of Black Antiquity
Najee Olya (University of Virginia) Exiting Frank M. Snowden, Jr's Anthropological Gallery: Toward an Understanding of Egyptian Influence in Ancient Greek Visual Representations of Africans
Talawa Adodo (Temple University) Delineating the Two Cradles: Black Discourse on Kemetic Influence on Greece
Session 51: Flavian Literature and its Readers (Daniel Conner, Purdue University, Presiding)
Jovan Cvjetičanin (University of Virginia) Religion in Martial's apologia pro opere suo
Nathaniel Solley (University of Pennsylvania) Wormwood as a Programmatic Device in Pliny the Elder and Lucretius
Thomas Bolt (Florida State University) The Aesthetics of Bathos in Early Imperial Latin Literature
Madeline Thayer (University of Southern California) The Argo and the Iron Age in Statius' Achilleid
Ky Merkley (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Achilles Breaks Gender: Clothing, Gender, and Embodied Identity in Tertullian's De Pallio
Session 52: Greek History (1) (Matthew Simonton, Arizona State University, Presiding)
Evan Vance (University of California, Berkeley) Gatsby in Aegina: Economic Exclusivity and the Problem of Archaic Greek Aristocracy
Scott Arcenas (University of Montana) Political Violence and Economic Growth in Ancient Greece
Edwin Carawan (Missouri State UniversitY) Solon's Remedy against Hybris or Paranomon
Irene Elias (University of Pennsylvania) The Eastern Execution of Lykides in Herodotus 9.5
Stephanie Larson (Bucknell University) Inscribing the Mediterranean: Greek Myths of Rape and Network Theory
Benjamin Winnick (University of British Columbia) Explosion or Expansion: Genealogical Networks and the Synoecism of Megalopolis
Session 53: New Comedy, Roman Comedy (Ralph Rosen, University of Pennsylvania, Presiding)
Justin Dwyer (University of British Columbia) Arsinoe II and the "Case Maker" of Apollodorus of Carystus
Hannah Sorscher (Eberhard Karls Universitat Tubingen) The Soldier and the Specific Girl in Menander and Plautus
Cassandra Tran (Mount Allison University and McMaster University) Age-grade Initiation and Gender Ambiguity in Plautus' Casina
George Franko (Hollins University) Financial Foreplay in Plautus's Mostellaria and Catullus 5
Allie Pohler (University of Cincinnati) Te auctore quod fecisset adulescens: Guilt and Accountability in Terence's Eunuchus
Session 54: Greek Tragedy (Katherine Hsu, College of the Holy Cross, Presiding)
Isabella Reinhardt (Vanderbilt University) The Road to Understanding: Parmenides in Aeschylus' Agamemnon
Tedd Wimperis (Elon University) Liminal Landscapes and Civic Alienation in Euripides' Hippolytus
Afroditi Angelopoulou (University of Southern California) Revenge, Trauma, and the Dynamics of Pain and Pleasure in Euripides' Medea
Amelia Bensch-Schaus (University of Pennsylvania) A Gap in the Epic Tradition: Prologue and Plot in Euripides' Trojan Women
Milena Anfosso (Harvard University) Euripides Phrygian Slave and Timotheus of Miletus' Phrygian Soldier: Musical References and Releative Chronology
Session 55: Gender and Power (Laurel Fulkerson, Florida State University, Presiding)
Hilary Lehmann (Knox College) Transgressive Reproduction in Against Timarchos and Against Neaira
Monica Di Rosa (University of Calgary) The Representation of Women in the Epithets of the Greek Funerary Inscriptions from Rome
Laura Harris (University of Washingtonn) Docta Puella Picta: Experiencing Elegiac Poetics and Erotics through Painting
Serena Connolly (Rutgers University) As used by the Augusta: The Creation of Imperial Personas through Endorsement of Pharmaceutical Recipes
Hanna Golab (University of Wisconsin, Madison) Inside a Goddess: Claudia Trophime's Poetry in its Urban Context
Session 56: Classical Studies Now: Trends, Techniques, and Tools (Samuel Huskey, University of Oklahoma, Presiding)
Evan Armacost (The Fessenden School) Inclusive Teaching in Uncertain Times: Comprehensible Input & Equity in the Latin Classroom
Patrick Burns (University of Texas at Austin) Toward a Data-Driven Latin Prose Composition Course
Daniel Harris-McCoy (University of Hawaii) Building a Classical Dictionary in Hawaiian
Timothy Moore (Washington University in St. Louis) and Jennifer McLish (Florida State University) Ancient Dramatic Meters Online: Towards a Comprehensive Database
Francesca Schironi (University of Michigan) The Aratus Project: Ancient Scholarship and Astronomy in a Multimodal Platform

Presidential Panel (5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.)

Organized by SCS President Shelley P. Haley: "Say Her Name": The Career, Lived Experience, and Interiority of Helen Maria Chesnutt (1880-1969)

Shelley P. Haley (President, SCS, and Professor Emerita Hamilton College), Haunting: Helen Maria Chesnutt (1880-1969)

Nicole Adiyenka Spigner (Northwestern University), Picturing a Black Classicist: The Archive of Helen Maria Chesnutt

Tracey Walters (Stony Brook University), Helen Maria Chesnutt's "Purposeful Womanhood"

Kelly P. Dugan (Trinity College), Words and Images in Helen Maria Chesnutt's "The Road to Latin" (1932): Multimodality and Ancient Language Pedagogy

Saturday, January 8

Seventh Paper Session (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)

Session 57: Bodies in Chairs: How to Think Inclusively about Student Welfare in Digital and Blended Learning (Workshop, organized by Irene Salvo, University of Exeter)

Irene Salvo (University of Exeter) Organizer

Amy Pistone (Gonzaga) and Amy Richlin (UCLA)


Juliana Bastos Marques (UNIRIO), Dominic Machado (Holy Cross), Jackie Murray (University of Kentucky)


Naomi Campa (University of Texas at Austin), T. H. M. Gellar-Goad (Wake Forest University), Nancy Rabinowitz (Hamilton)


Clara Bosak-Schroeder (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Susan Deacy (Roehampton University), Hannah Biddle (University of Oxford)

Neurodiversity and Disabilities

Suzanne Lye (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Irene Salvo (University of Exeter)


Chiara Cirillo (Reading University), Sharon Marshall (University of Exeter)

Online Inclusive Assessment

Marcus Bell (University of Oxford), Joumana Mourad (IJAD Dance Company)

Digital Technologies and Creativity
Session 58: The World of Neo-Latin Epic (Organized by the American Association for Neo-Latin Studies, organized by Annette Baertschi, Bryn Mawr College)
Annette Baertschi (Bryn Mawr College) Introduction
Massimo Cè (TLL) An Untimely Iliad: Eoban, Virgil, and a Belated First in the History of Homeric Translation
Louis Verreth (Leiden University) Rivers as Symbols of Power in Neo-Latin Epic: The Case of Medici Panegyrics
Jonathan Correa-Reyes (Pennsylvania State University) Alternate History and Future Fantasy in Juan Latino's Austriad
Stephen Harrison (University of Oxford) Vergilian Divine Machinery in Thomas Campion's De Pulverea Coniuratione
Bernardo Berruecos (National Autonomous University of Mexico) O stolidas hominum mentes, o pectora caeca! Classical Traditions, Indigenous Imagery and Judeo-Christian Ideology in José de Villerías Guadalupe
Annette Baertschi (Bryn Mawr College) Response
Session 59: Vergil and Authoritarianism (Organized by the Vergilian Society, Vassiliki Panoussi, College of William and Mary)
Vassiliki Panoussi (College of William & Mary) Introduction
Bobby Xinyue (University of Warwick) The Grammar of Authoritarianism in Virgil's Eclogues 1
Damon Hatheway (Boston University) Vergil's Victores: A Study of the Epithet Victor in the Georgics
Alicia Matz (Boston University) Political Diana in Vergil's Aeneid
Angeline Chiu (University of Vermont) Nec legitur pars ulla magis: Vergil's Aeneid 4 from Ovid's Exile
James Aglio (Boston University) Vergil, Syme, and Augustan Authority
James O'Hara (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) Response
Session 60: Infections, Pandemics, and the Borders of Medicine (Organized by the Society for Ancient Medicine and Pharmacy, Colin Webster, University of California, Davis, and Aileen Das, University of Michigan)
Colin Webster (University of California, Davis) Introduction
Lingxin Zhang (Johns Hopkins University) Goddesses, Amulets, and Cremation: Strategies to Control Epidemic Diseases in Ancient Egypt
Figen Geerts (New York University) Invisible Enemies: Epidemic Scapegoats in Antiquity
Osman Kocabaş (Hacettepe University) Scent Use in the Epidemic Treatment of Early Modern Ottoman Medicine
Michiel Van Veldhuizen (University of North Carolina, Greensboro) Symptoms of Disaster: Plague and Famine in Lucan's Pharsalia 6.80-117
Pantelis Michelakis (Bristol University) Information Channels and Information Pathologies in Ancient Greek Plague Narratives
Nicolette D'Angelo (Oxford University) What would Hippocrates Do? Contagious Classical Reception in the Time of COVID-19
Session 61: Revisioning Classicism in Contemporary Art (Organized by Patrick Crowley, Stanford University and Verity Platt, Cornell University)
Mathura Umachandran (Cornell University) Kara Walker's 'Fons Americanus' and Aesthetics of the Classical as Decomposition
Dan-el Padilla Peralta (Princeton University) Kehinde Wiley's Classicisms
Patrick Crowley (Stanford University) Francisco Vezzoli's Polychromy
Ella Haselswerdt (University of California, Los Angeles) Sappho's Body: Contemporary Art and Queer Identity
Verity Platt (Cornell University) Sketching a 'Non-Salvific' Classicism: On Jenny Saville's Oxyrhyncus and Rachel Harrison's The Classics
Anna Anguissola (University of Pisa) Finding, Classifying, Displaying: The World as Archaeological Process
Session 62: Learning from the Ancient Worlds, Modern Communities Initiatives (Workshop Organized by the Committee for Classics in the Community, Lauren Ginsberg, Duke University and Nina Papathanasopoulou, Society for Classical Studies)
Lauren Ginsberg (Duke University) and Nina Papathanasopoulou (Society for Classical Studies) Introduction
Angel Parham Panelist
Michael Okyere Asante Public Panel in Ghana
Nebojsa Todorovic Teaching Latin in Prisons in CT
Stephen Scully Martha Graham's Greeks - MA (Dance)
Cheri Magid and Milica Paranosic Penelope and the Geese - NY (Opera)
Amy Powell and Clara Bosak-Schroeder Hive Art Exhibition, IL (Visual Art)
Chelsea Gardner and Christine Johnson Podcast Peopling the Past (Canada)
Session 63: Multilingualism and Coinage in the Ancient World (Joint AIA-SCS Session, organized by Jeremy Simmons, University of Maryland College Park and Tal Ish-Shalom, Columbia University)
Jeremy Simmons (University of Maryland, College Park) and Tal Ish-Shalom (Columbia University) Introduction
Ute Wartenberg (American Numismatic Society / Columbia University) Multilingualism and Coinage in the Achaemenid Empire
Tal Ish-Shalom (Columbia University) Beyond Audiences: Bilingual Coins in Late-Hellenistic Sidon and Tyre
Gunnar Dumke (Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg) Dots, Dashes and Monograms: The Production of Indo-Greek Coin Dies
Jeremy Simmons (University of Maryland, College Park) Signals in Script: Finding Meaning in Multilingual Issues of the Kushans and Western Kshatrapas
Denise Demetriou (University of California, San Diego) Response
Session 64: Rhetoric and Education (Curtis Dozier, Vassar College, Presiding)
Emma Warhover (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) Rhetorical Wit in Cicero and Quintilian
Henry Bowles (University of Oxford) Quintilian's Model of Mind
Mary Rosalie Stoner (University of Chicago) Quintilian, the Princeps, and the Orator
Nikola Golubovic (University of Pennsylvania) Gulosi Figuarum: Unruly Students and an Annoyed Teacher in Minor Declamations 308-350
Rebecca Moorman (Providence College) Cornute, Dulcis Amice: Stoic Feelings and Aesthetic Pleasure
Jacqueline Arthur-Montagne (University of Virginia) Pleasure as Pedagogy in the Essay on the Life and Poetry of Homer

SCS Business Meeting of Members (11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.)

Eighth Paper Session (11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.)

Session 65: Lessons Learned from Teaching during the Pandemic (Organized by the American Classical League, Ronnie Ancona, Hunter College)
Ronnie Ancona (Hunter College) Introduction
Allison Das (The Kinkaid School) Contagious: COVID, Cheating, and the Need for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Classics
Michael Goyette (Eckerd College) In Medias Pestes: The INtricacies of Teaching Pandemic Histories during a Global Pandemic
Robert Patrick (Parkview High School) Teaching High School Latin During the Pandemic and How We were Changed
Benjamin Joffe (The Hewitt School) Their Children or My Own: A Latinist's Work-Life Balance in a Post-Pandemic World
Session 66: Greek and Latin Languages and Linguistics (Organized by the Society for Greek and Latin Linguistics, Jeremy Rau, Harvard University, Benjamin Fortson, University of Michigan, Timothy Barnes, University of Cambridge)
Duccio Guasti (University of Cincinnati) Forms of Address in Herondas
Andrew Merritt (Cornell University) μῖσος and μισέω
Zachary Rothstein-Dowden (Harvard University) Homeric ἐγρήγορθε, ἐγρήγορθαι and ἐγρηγόρθᾱσι
Session 67: New Trends in Early American Classical Reception (Organized by Theodore R. Delwiche, Yale University)
David Lupher (Puget Sound) American Natives Encounter Old World Pagan Barbarians
Theodore Delwiche (Yale University) Critiquing the Classics: Reconsidering Rome and Greece in the Early American Classroom
Craig Williams (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Decentering Greco-Roman Antiquity: Samson Occom, William Apess, and Native American Survivance
Serena Shah (Stanford University) Classical Slave-Naming Practices in the Antebellum U.S. South: Antiquity, Power, and the Transatlantic Project
Caroline Winterer (Stanford University) Response
Session 68: Roman Philosophy (Sarah Culpepper Stroup, University of Washington, Presiding)
Andres Matlock (Santa Clara University) Cross-Pollinated Genealogy: Generating Futures in Cicero's "Lucullus"
Andrew Mayo (University of Michigan) The Problem of Antiochus in Cicero's Academica
Christopher van den Berg (Amherst College) Platonic Sights / Ciceronian Insights: Philosophical Artistry in the Orator
Andrew Horne (University of Chicago) Life on the Stage: Theatrical Metaphors for Ethics
Session 69: Greek History (2) (Deborah Kamen, University of Washington, Presiding)
Ümit Öztürk (Stanford University) Trading in the Dark: Smugglers, State, and Society in the Eastern Mediterranean
Andrew Foster (Fordham University) Maritime Lenders Managing Risk in 4th Century Athens
Michael McGlin (Temple University) Patterns of Property Ownership on Hellenistic Delos (314-167 BCE)
Talia Prussin (University of California, Berkeley) "With All Goodwill and Eagerness": Reciprocity in Seleucid Grants of Royal Land
Gregory Callaghan (University of Pennsylvania) Philetaerus of Pergamon: Seleucid Servant or Independent Actor?
Session 70: Pindar (Anna Uhlig, University of California, Davis, Presiding)
Leon Wash (University of Chicago) Nature, Art, and Learning in Pindar
Christopher Waldo (University of Washington) Ixion the Poet: Generation and Transgression in Pindar's Pythian 2
Ryan Baldwin (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) Hieron Tantalized: Tantalus' Rock in Olympian 1
Jenni Glaser (Bryn Mawr College) Silence Speaks Louder than Words: The Missing Myths in Pindar's Olympian 1, Olympian 13, and Pythian 11
Session 71: Gender and Violence in Latin Poetry (Del Chrol, Marshall University, Presiding)
Caitlin Hines (University of Cincinnati) Cogor amare: Embodied Compulsion and Elegaic Passivity
Tori Lee (Duke University) Female Focalization and Sexual Violence in Non-Vergilian Pastoral
Katherine Wasdin (University of Maryland, College Park) The Magna Mater's Uncanny Ease in the Aeneid
Amy Koenig (Hamilton College) Mea Lingua Christus: Muteness, Speech, and Agency in Prudentius' Peristephanon 10

Ninth Paper Session (2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Session 72: Building the Accessible Classroom (Organized by the Committee on K-12 Education, Philip Walsh, St. Andrew's School, Jessica Blum-Sorensen, University of San Francisco, Ariana Traill, Unversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Amy Rosevear (Cherry Creek High School) Cultivating Community: Strategies for Prioritizing Connection in a Latin Program
Marisa Alimento (Crossroads Middle School) The Accessible Middle School Latin Classroom
Nathalie Roy (Glasgow Middle School) Ancient Roman STEM Challenges: Classics for Everyone
Molly Swetnam Burland (The College of William & Mary) Building Confidence and Modeling Competence: Scaffolding Assignments for Transfer Students
Max Pinsky (University of Central Florida) Black Athena, White Drama: Re-Historicizing the Tradition of Greek Drama in Today's Theater History Classroom
Michael Furman (Florida State University) Not So Silent Voices: Facilitating Perspective Through Assessment Design
Session 73: Gender, Power, and the Body in Late Antiquity (Organized by the Society for Late Antiquity, Melissa Hart Sellew, University of Minnesota)
Melissa Harl Sellew (University of Minnesota) Introduction
Maia Kotrosits (Denison University) The Promise of Arrival: Travel Narratives and the Transformative Potential of Elsewhere
Carly Daniel-Hughes (Concordia University) Feminine Subjectivity in Tertullian's Writings on Women's Dress
Cassandra Casias (Duke University) The Veil Down There: Pubic Hair and Tertullian's De Virginibus Velandis
Katie Kleinkopf (University of Louisville) Ascetics as Assemblage: Agency, Gender, and Representation in Early Christianity
Kathryn Phillips (University of California, Riverside) Power as Gender: Embodied Gender and Authority in the Life of St. Matrona
Marie Doerfler (Yale University) Death and the Maiden (?): Gendered Corpses in the Public Square
Session 74: Modern Platforms for Ancient Performances (Organized by CAMP, Amy R. Cohen, Randolph College, Wilfred Major, Louisiana State University)
Amy R. Cohen (Randolph College) Screen Lessons and the Orchestra
Mike Lippman (University of Nebraska at Lincoln) Theater of Zoom: Women of Trachis for Frontline Medical Providers
Amy Pistone (Gonzaga University) Online Tragedy in a Tragic Time
Christopher Bungard (Butler University) Envisioning Past Theatre for the Future
John Gruber-Miller (Cornell College) Hecyra in Performance
Wilfred Major (Louisiana State University) Response
Session 75: Roman Poetry (Ellen Oliensis, University of California, Berkeley, Presiding)
Jesse Hill (University of Toronto) Catullus, Nepos, and the Three Hearts of pater Ennius
Peter Kotiuga (Boston University) The Homeric Line to Caesar: Apollo's Epiphany in Horace Sermones 1.9
John Svarlien (Transylvania University) Horatius vafer in Epistles 1.2
Del Maticic (New York University) Overgrowth and Plant Matterphors in Vergil's Eclogues
Marcie Persyn (University of Pittsburgh) Loukillios or Lucilius? A Greek Poet, a Roman Nomen, a Common Tradition
Stephen Hinds (University of Washington) The Garland of Philip as Roman Poetry
Session 76: Homer (2) (Sheila Murnaghan, University of Pennsylvania, Presiding)
Keating McKeon (Harvard University) Taming the Lion/Feeding the Beast: Homeric Fable and the Ethics of Epic
Ian Tewksbury (Stanford University) δατέομαι and the Ideology of Division in Homer
Mason Barto (Duke University) Homer's Criticism of Cultural Erasure: Repressed Memory and Counter-Narratives in Odyssey 4 and 24
Ian White (University of California, Los Angeles) Penelope's Endless Weaving and Ring Structure
Jasmine Akiyama-Kim (University of California, Los Angeles) Odysseus's Two Bodies: Recognition as Construction in Odyssey 19
Session 77: Freedom and Enslavement (Joseph Howley, Columbia University, Presiding)
Deborah Kamen (University of Washington) Revisiting Conditional Freedom in the Delphic Manumission Inscriptions
Selena Ross (Rutgers University) How Do You Solve a Problem Like Pastores: Suetonius on Caesar's Reforms
Ryan Pasco (Boston) Saturnalia at Pliny's Laurentine Villa and Trajanic Hierarchism
Emily Lamond (University of Michigan) Devalued Differences in Roman Imperial Slavery
Kassandra Miller (Colby College) Serving Time: The Complicity of Clocks in Roman Slavery
Session 78: Philosophi Platonici: Plato in Roman Philosophy (Organized by Peter Osorio, University of Toronto, and Matthew Watton, University of Toronto)
Peter Osorio (University of Toronto) Introduction
Jed Atkins (Duke University) and Leo Trotz-Liboff (Duke University) Cicero's De Oratore and the Platonic Art of Writing
Margaret Graver (Dartmouth College) The Madman's Choice: Plato and Plato's Republic in De Re Publica 1.1-12
Matthew Watton (University of Toronto) Plato and Roman Religion
Jeffrey Ulrich (Rutgers University) The Reception of the Myth of Er in the Latin Philosophical Tradition
Stephany Hull (Brown University) Platonic Definition in the Rhetorical and Philosophical Curricula of Late Antiquity
Peter Osorio (University of Toronto) Response
Session 79: Egypt (Edward Kelting, University of California, San Diego, Presiding)
Tom Davies (Princeton University) Professing Philosophy in Saite Egypt and Archaic Miletus
Allen Kendall (University of Michigan) Deifying a Monarchy: The Ram's Horns of Arsinoe II
Leanna Boychenko (Loyola University Chicago) An Anecdote about Ptolemy III: Reconsidering Euphantus FHG III 19 in Light of the Odyssey and Callimachus' Hymn to Artemis
Susan Rahyab (Columbia University) The Private Lives of Public Notaries: Uncovering the Agoranomoi in Greco-Roman Egypt
Joseph Morgan (University of Washington in St. Louis) A Tale of Two Toparchies: Toward a Revised Edition of the Hibeh Papyri
Michael Freeman (Duke University) The Fackelmann Papyri