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UW at SCS/AIA 2023!

Submitted by Deborah E Kamen on December 19, 2022 - 9:25am
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As always, UW will be well represented at the 2023 annual conference of the Society for Classical Studies/Archaeological Institute of America. The in-person events will be held in New Orleans, 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 alumnx!  All times are CST.

Friday, January 6

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

SCS-5: Imperialism in the Ancient Middle East (Panel organized by Nikolaus Leo Overtoom, Washington State University)

  • Joel Walker, University of Washington (faculty, History), Introduction and Response


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

SCS-10: Hesperian Transformations: Classics and the Luso-Hispanophone World (Organized by Hesperides; Julia Hernández, New York University; Erika Valdivieso, Yale University; Adriana Vazquez, University of California at Los Angeles (UW Classics PhD ‘17))

AIA-2K: Poster Session

  • Madolyn G. Hyytiainen-Jacobson, University of California, Berkeley (UW BA '19), So, What? Contextualizing Dental Anomalies at Aidonia


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

SCS-19: Mentoring in Classics (Organized by the Committee on Gender and Sexuality in the Profession; Caroline Bishop, Texas Tech University; and Zoe Stamatopoulou, Washington University in St. Louis)

  • Deborah Kamen, University of Washington (faculty, Classics), Lambda Classical Caucus on Mentoring
  • Suzanne Lye, University of North Carolina; Eunice Kim, Furman University (UW Classics PhD ’17), and Cassandra Tran (Wake Forest University), Women’s Classical Caucus on Mentoring


SCS-27: Form and Meaning in Cicero, Seneca, and Novidio Fracco (Sarah Culpepper Stroup, University of Washington (faculty, Classics), Presiding)


Saturday January 7

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

SCS-34: Greek Historical Narratives (Andrew Scott, Villanova University, Presiding)

  • Mary McNulty, University of Washington (Classics PhC)/Tufts University, “Dying With:” Self-Starvation and Women’s Grief in Appian’s Proscription Narratives


AIA-4D: Recognizing Cross-Cultural Interactions in Central and Southern Italy between the 5th and 3rd Centuries BCE

  • Valeria Riedemann, University of Washington (affiliate instructor, Classics), “The Medium is the Message”: Rethinking the Materialities of Myths on Apulian and Etruscan Funerary Monuments”


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

SCS-37: Classics and Black Feminist Traditions (Organized by Eos: Africana Receptions of Greece and Rome; Harriet Fertik, University of New Hampshire; Jackie Murray, University at Buffalo (UW Classics PhD ’05); Mathias Hanses, Pennsylvania State University)


SCS-40: Pindar and Bacchylides (Margaret Foster, University of Michigan, Presiding)

  • Joshua Andre Zacks, Grand Valley State University (UW Classics PhD ‘22), Aegina’s Philoxenia: Poets and Trainers in Pindar’s Nemean 5 and Bacchylides 13


SCS-41: Roman Poetry: Society and Politics (Jinyu Liu, Depauw University, Presiding)

  • Emma Brobeck, Washington & Lee University (UW Classics PhD ‘21), The Poetics of Dust in Martial’s Panegyrics of Domitian and Trajan


SCS-43: Hellenistic and Roman Mime (Organized by the Committee on Ancient and Modern Performance; Melissa Funke, University of Winnipeg (UW Classics PhD ‘13); C.W. Marshall, University of British Columbia)


Sunday, January 8

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

SCS-59: Transformative Pedagogies: The Connection between Ancient Mediterranean Studies and Social Justice (Organized by Classics and Social Justice; Irene Salvo, University of Exeter; Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz, Hamilton College)

  • Allison Das, Kinkaid School (Houston, TX) (UW Classics PhD ‘15), Primum Non Nocere: Dispatches and Diagnoses from the Academic Body


SCS-63: Women and the Ancient Economy: Past, Present, and Future (Organized by the Women's Classical Caucus, Christy Q. Schirmer, Tulane University)

  • Sarah Levin-Richardson, University of Washington (faculty, Classics), Sex Work and Affective Labor: A Feminist Approach to the Ancient Economy


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

SCS-76: Roman Poetry: Gender and Genre (Anthony Corbeill, University of Virginia, Presiding)

  • Grace Funsten, Loeb Classical Library Foundation (UW Classics PhD ’22), Augustan Elegy and CIL 6.5302: Literary Dynamics in Vigna Codini III

SCS-80: Oratory (Deborah Kamen, University of Washington (faculty, Classics), Presiding)