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UW Classics at SCS/AIA 2022!

Submitted by Deborah E Kamen on December 11, 2021 - 2:53pm

UW Classics will be well represented at the 2022 (fully hybrid) annual conference of the Society for Classical Studies/Archaeological Institute of America. The in-person events will be held in San Francisco, with remote participation also available as an option (click here to register for the conference). See below for talks and panels by UW graduate students, faculty, and alumni; the full program is available here.

Thursday, January 6

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

SCS Session 6: Queer Representations and Receptions of Amazons (Organized by the Lambda Classical Caucus, Walter Penrose Jr., San Diego State University, and Sarah Brucia Breitenfeld, UW grad)

  • Introduction: Sarah Brucia Breitenfeld (UW grad)

SCS Session 8: Religion (Edward Watts, University of San Diego, California, Presiding)

  • 1st paper: Lauryn Hanley (UW grad), Rend, Repurpose, Recycle: Religious Materialities of the Liber Linteus Zagrabiensis

SCS Session 9: The Poetics and Pragmatics of Hellenistic Aesthetics (Organized by Matthew Chaldekas, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, and Thomas Nelson, Oxford University)

  • Response: Jackie Murray (University of Kentucky, UW PhD ‘05)

AIA session 1D: Approaches to Gender in Life and Death, Peace, and War

  • 3rd paper: Valeria Riedemann (UW affiliate instructor), Funerary Amazonomachies in pre-Roman Italy:  Tomb Contexts, Materiality, and Uses in Apulia and Etruria (350-300 B.C.E.)

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

SCS Session 12/AIA session 2D: 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)

  • 3rd paper (after introduction): Dillon Gisch (Stanford grad, UW BA ‘13), Images of "Modest Venus" and Multi-Scalar Identity Politics on Roman Provincial Coins

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

SCS Session 19: Inclusivity and Assessment in the Classroom (Lightning Talk Session; Deborah Beck, University of Texas at Austin, Presiding)

  • 5th paper: Ashli Baker (Bucknell University, UW PhD ‘11), Labor-Based Grading in the Classics Classroom

SCS 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)

  • 5th paper: Eunice Kim (Furman University, UW PhD ‘17) and Adriana Vazquez (University of California, Los Angeles, UW PhD ‘17), Finding our Core: WCC Membership, Mentorship, and Outreach

SCS Session 25: Parmenides and Plato (Marcus Folch, Columbia University, Presiding)

  • 4th paper: Kaitlyn Boulding (UW grad), Stomach and Womb: Gendered Desire in Plato and Hesiod


Friday, January 7

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

SCS Session 31: Epigraphy and Gender in the Greco-Roman World (Organized by the Society for Latin and Greek Epigraphy, Jonathan Edmondson, York University)

  • 1st paper (after introduction): Sarah Brucia Breitenfeld (UW grad), I Bind Theodora: Evidence for Enslaved Women on Attic Curse Tablets
  • 6th paper (after introduction): Morgan Palmer (University of Nebraska-Lincoln, UW PhD ‘14), The Vestal Virgins and Cross-Gender Mentoring at Rome: Epigraphic Evidence from the Atrium Vestae

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

SCS Session 37: Reception (Christopher Waldo, UW faculty, Presiding)

SCS Session 39: Homer (1) (Alex Purves, University of California, Los Angeles, Presiding)

  • 3rd paper: Joseph Bringman (UW grad), Fate, Homer, Achilles, and Counterfactuals

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

SCS 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, UW PhD ‘05)

  • 3rd paper: Jackie Murray (University of Kentucky, UW PhD ‘05), “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)

SCS Session 55: Gender and Power (Laurel Fulkerson, Florida State University, Presiding)

  • 3rd paper: Laura Harris (UW grad), Docta Puella Picta: Experiencing Elegiac Poetics and Erotics through Painting


Saturday, January 8

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

SCS 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)

  • 2nd paper: Juliana Bastos Marques (UNIRIO), Dominic Machado (Holy Cross), Jackie Murray (University of Kentucky, UW PhD ‘05), Race
  • 3rd paper: Naomi Campa (University of Texas at Austin, UW PhD ‘14), T. H. M. Gellar-Goad (Wake Forest University), Nancy Rabinowitz (Hamilton), LGBT+

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

SCS Session 65: Lessons Learned from Teaching during the Pandemic (Organized by the American Classical League, Ronnie Ancona, Hunter College)

  • 1st paper: Allison Das (The Kinkaid School, UW PhD ‘15), Contagious: COVID, Cheating, and the Need for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Classics

SCS Session 68: Roman Philosophy (Sarah Culpepper Stroup, UW faculty, Presiding)

SCS Session 69: Greek History (2) (Deborah Kamen, UW faculty, Presiding)

SCS Session 70: Pindar (Anna Uhlig, University of California, Davis, Presiding)

  • 2nd paper: Christopher Waldo (UW faculty), Ixion the Poet: Generation and Transgression in Pindar's Pythian 2

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

SCS Session 75: Roman Poetry (Ellen Oliensis, University of California, Berkeley, Presiding)

  • 6th paper: Stephen Hinds (UW faculty), The Garland of Philip as Roman Poetry

SCS Session 77: Freedom and Enslavement (Joseph Howley, Columbia University, Presiding)

  • 1st paper: Deborah Kamen (UW faculty), Revisiting Conditional Freedom in the Delphic Manumission Inscriptions