48th Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Pacific Northwest

Friday, March 9, 2018

Reception & Registration: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. (Tahoma Room, Thomas Hall)

Keynote Lecture: 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Professor Joy Connolly (Provost of the Graduate Center, CUNY)
"The Post-Liberal Arts: Citizenship in a World Not Chosen"
(Tahoma Room, Thomas Hall)

Saturday, March 10, 2018

All talks in Wyatt Hall. All lunchtime events in Thomas Hall.

Registration: 7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. (Atrium, Wyatt Hall)

Session I: 8:30 - 10 a.m.

Panel A: Thucydides

  1. Thucydides' Arkhe & the Theory of Imperialism
    Eric Driscoll, UC Berkeley
  2. Thucydides and the "School" of War
    Ellen Millender, Reed College
  3. Destructive Fluidity in Thucydides' History
    Anthony Vivian, UCLA

Panel B: Ovid

  1. (Re)dewing Sappho: A Reading of Heroides XV
    Christopher Jelen, UC Berkeley
  2. Philomela's Woven Tongue
    Aislinn Melchior, University of Puget Sound
  3. Orpheus and Ceres in Ovid's Metamorphoses 10.1-80
    Charles Carver, University of Washington

Panel C: Greek Philosophy

  1. Why did Socrates fail to persuade the jury? Or why Socrates is not a Socratic citizen
    Andreas Avgousti, University of Washington
  2. "What a Woman Does": Women in Plato's Republic
    Allen Kendall, Brigham Young University
  3. The Emergence of Life and its Consequences for the Unity of Aristotle's Natural Philosophy
    Malcolm Wilson, University of Oregon

Panel D: Classical Receptions

  1. Thomas Heywood and the Comedies of Plautus
    C.W. Marshall, University of British Columbia
  2. Thoreau's Luminous Homer
    Luke Parker, University of Chicago
  3. "Not just another stupid crappy boring thing": the audience reception of USA's Helen of Troy
    Ruby Blondell, University of Washington

Coffee: 10 - 10:30 a.m.

Session II: 10:30 a.m. - Noon

Panel A: Greek History

  1. Who Invited Them?: Politics, Feasts, and Intra-Group Relations
    Jessica Romney, University of Victoria
  2. Socially Peripheral, Symbolically Central: The Doctor in Fifth-Century Greece
    Nigel Nicholson, Reed College
  3. Gorgos of Iasos and the resettlement of exiles in the fourth century BCE
    Randall Souza, Seattle University

Panel B: Latin Epic

  1. Lucretius' Visualization of the Divine at DRN 3.9-30
    Christopher Eckerman, University of Oregon
  2. Wanted: Dead and Alive? The Underworld Descents of Amphiaraus and Oedipus
    Dianne Boetsch, Bryn Mawr College
  3. Christian Polemic and Lucretian Allusion in Corippus' Iohannis
    Matthew Gorey, Bucknell University

Panel C: Digital Classics

  1. Using Digital Technology in Teaching a Course on Classical Antiquity and Film
    Ortwin Knorr, Willamette University
  2. Integrating Digital Scholarship in to the Undergraduate Classics Curriculum
    Beth Platte, Reed College
  3. Creating a Database for Scholarship in Classical Receptions of Sci-Fi and Fantasy
    Kara Ann Lamar, University of Puget Sound

Panel D: Archaelogical Hybrids

  1. Greek or Not: Cultural Hybridity in Jandial Temple C
    Jonathan Kerr, University of Oregon
  2. Archaic and Classical Poetry from the Sinop Kale Excavations, 2015-17
    Ulrike Krotscheck, The Evergreen State College
  3. Join Panel E for E3

Panel E: Liminal Spaces

  1. Beyond Pucci's LIMEN: Propertius and the Roman Republic
    Barbara Weinlich, University of Montana
  2. The Alps as Katabasis: Landscape and Liminality in Livy Book 21
    Benjamin Davis, University of Oregon
  3. Exploring an Urban Liminal Zone in Ancient Sinope (2015-17)
    Andrew Goldman, Gonzaga University

Lunch & Round Tables: Noon - 2 p.m. (Tahoma Room, Thomas Hall)

CAPN Business Meeting: 1 - 2 p.m. (Conference Room, Thomas Hall)

Session III: 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Panel A: Greek Drama

  1. "Aspasia, Cratinus, and Hesiod Walk into a Bar...": Marital Invective in Cratinus's Cheirons"
    Sarah Breitenfeld, University of Washington
  2. The Wise Should Fly from War: Cassandra's Just War Theory in Euripedes' Troades
    Celsiana Warwick, UCLA
  3. The City Dionysia and Te Maeva Nui
    Hallie Marshall, University of British Columbia

Panel B: Silver Latin

  1. Marching to Rome with Rhetor?: A Contextual Approach to Quintilian and Galba
    Kyle Helms, University of Puget Sound
  2. The Villas of Pliny and Statius
    Christopher Chinn, Pomona College
  3. The Appearance of Coined Money in Suetonius' Lives of the Caesars
    Elliott Piros, UCLA

Panel C: Pedagogy

  1. Gamified Etymology in Grades 1-12: An Experiment
    Akiva Saunders, CUNY Latin/Greek Institute
  2. Moretum in the Classroom
    Mary Jaeger, University of Oregon
  3. The National Committee for Latin and Greek: Your Voice in Washington--and at Home
    Mary Pendergraft, Wake Forest University

Panel D: Material Culture

  1. Where the garbage flows: curating refuse in the Roman city
    Kevin Dicus, University of Oregon
  2. Feather fans, moon fans, and folding fans: fashion and the Silk Road
    Karen Carr, Portland State University
  3. Tales of Cypriote Ceramics on the West Coast (Washington, Oregon, and California)
    Ann Nicgorski, Willamette University

Panel E: Violence & the Body

  1. Domingo Aviles, Simon Fraser University
  2. The Torture of Prometheus
    David Mirhady, Simon Fraser University
  3. Cicero and the Embodiment of His Reception
    Kathryn Stutz, University of Puget Sound

Coffee Break: 3:30 - 4 p.m.

Session IV: 4 - 5:30 p.m.

Panel A: Iliad

  1. The Comparison of Clytemnestra and Chryseis in Iliad I
    Anna Simas, University of Washington
  2. Simile and Ornament at Iliad 4.140-147
    Megan O'Donald, University of Washington
  3. The Size of Heroes in the Iliad
    Matthew Horrell, University of Iowa

Panel B: Latin Lyric

  1. Lesbius, Gellius, and Catullus: Rivals for the Lesbian Muse
    Daniel Conner, University of Washington
  2. Seeing Teucer Doubled: Ambiguity and Prophecy in Odes 1.7
    Edgar Adrian Garcia, University of Washington
  3. What Not to Wear: Dress and Romanness in Latin Invective Poetry
    E.V. Mulhern, Temple University

Panel C: Roman History

  1. The Figure of Numa Pompilius in Augustan Literature and in the Roman Antiquities of Dionysus of Halicarnassus (2.58-76)
    Beatrice Poletti, University of Alberta
  2. Ap. Claudius Caecus and the Elevation of the Roman Censorship
    Cary Barber, University of Oregon
  3. The Roman Empire Turned Inside Out: Senatorial Embassies to Provincial Courts in the Fourth Century CE
    Robert Chenault, Willamette University

Panel D: Speculative Receptions

  1. Listening to Cassandra: The Reception of Greek Myth in Watership Down
    Laura Zientek, Brigham Young University
  2. Personhood beyond Plato in Jo Walton's The Just City (2014)
    Benjamin Eldon Stevens Trinity University (TX)
  3. Ovid's Exile Poetry and Zombies
    Stephen Hinds, University of Washington