FIEC / CA 2019
15th Congress of the Fédération internationale des associations d'études classiques and the Classical Association annual conference 2019

Sunday 7 July 2019

Session 4 (9.30-11.30 am)

A. Advocating Classics Education: the national campaign for studying ancient Greece and Rome in UK schools a.     Edith Hall (King’s College London, UK), On establishing a national campaign for Classics education

b.     Arlene Holmes – Henderson (King’s College London, UK), Achievements of the ACE project to date – policy, pedagogy and press coverage

c.     Paul Grigsby (University of Warwick, UK), Getting Classics into schools: experiences from the first year of the Warwick Classics Network

d.    Gemma Williams (Allerton Grange School, UK), Classics in the comprehensive classroom: getting Classics started from scratch

B. Linking ancient world data a.       Sarah Middle (Open University, UK), Using Linked Data for Ancient World Research

b.      Gabriel Bodard (Institute of Classical Studies, UK), Standards for Networking Ancient People: decentralized interoperability for prosopographical and onomastic data

c.       Frank Grieshaber (University of Heidelberg, Germany), “GODOT – Graph of Dated Objects and Texts”: Ancient Chronology and Linked Data

d.      Andrew Meadows (University of Oxford, UK), Linked Ancient Numismatic Data: Τhe nomisma.org project and beyond

e.       Rainer Simon (Austrian Institute of Technology) (Presenting author), Elton Barker (Open University, UK), Leif Isaksen (University of Exeter, UK), Rebecca Kahn (Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, Germany) & Valeria Vitale (University of London, UK), Pelagios: Linked Open Geo-Data for the Ancient World

f.       Tyler Jo Smith (University of Virginia, USA), Ethan Gruber (American Numismatic Society, USA), Renee Gondek (University of Virginia, USA), Kerameikos.org: A Linked Open Greek Pottery Project

g.      Paula Granados (Open University, UK), Cultural Contact in Early Roman Baetica through Linked Open Data: a proof of concept

C. Apotropaic elements through the Mediterranean material culture a.       Maria Cristina Nicolau Kormikiari (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil), The symbol of Tanit, Punic deity, and its function as an apotropaic emblem

b.      Vagner Carvalheiro Porto (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil), Material culture as amulets: magical elements and the apotropaic in Roman Palestine

c.       Márcia Severina Marques Vasques (Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil),  The crowns of flowers in the funerary material culture of Roman Egypt: magical amulets and their cultural interaction

d.      Marcio Teixeira-Basos (State University of Sao Paulo, Brazil), Material agency and religious identities through clay lamps in the Roman Palestina

e.    Juliana Figueira da Hora (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil), The apotropaic and the Artemision of Thassos: a contextual interpretation of the black figured pottery of the Archaic period

D. The Derveni Papyrus: new evidence for religion and philosophy in late-fifth-century Hellas a.    Valeria Piano (Università degli Studi, Florence, Italy)

b.     Richard Janko (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA)

c.    Mirjam E. Kotwick (New School for Social Research, USA),

d.   Jan N. Bremmer (University of Groningen, Netherlands)

E. Emotion(s) in Thucydides and Xenophon a.    Bradley Hald (University of Toronto, Canada), Thucydides’ Pylos Episode

b.    Louis L’ Allier (Thorneloe University at Laurentian University, Canada), Negative emotions in the Anabasis: Anxiety, fear and jealousy as positive forces

c.    Frances Pownall (University of Alberta, Canada), Sparta and the Consequences of Anger in Xenophon’s Hellenica

d.   Kathryn Simonsen (Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada), Kleon, ἐλπίς and Thucydides

F. Women, Slaves, and Metics in Attic Oratory a.    Allison Glazebrook (Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada), Finding a place: locating women in Attic oratory

b.    Hilary Lehmann (Knox College, Galesberg, Illinois, USA), Bonds and boundaries: women, space, and class in the Attic orators

c.    Konstantinos Kapparis (University of Florida, Gainesville, USA), The good women of Athens: positive images of citizen women in the Attic orators

d.   Ifigeneia Giannadaki (University College London, UK), Portraits of metics: Rhetorical representation of metics in Athenian forensic oratory

G. Kings, Battles and Buskins: Epic, Tragedy, and Identity in Roman Poetry a.    Gesine Manuwald (University College London, UK), Interactions between tragedy and epic in Ennius

b.    Robert Cowan (The University of Sydney, Australia), By their fruit shall you know them: anagnorisis and identity in the Metamorphosis

c.    Mairéad McAuley (University College London, UK), Epic Fail: Agency in Statius’ Achilleid and Senecan Tragedy

d.    Paul Roche (The University of Sydney, Australia), Tragic structures in Dracontius’ Orestes

H. Caribbean Classicisms: Refractions of Homer in the Ninenteenth and Twentieth Centuries a.    Tom Hawkins (Ohio State University, USA), ‘Haitian Odysseus’

b.    Dan-el Padilla-Peralta (Princeton University, USA), ¡Es Homero que pasa! Dominican ventures in epic pan-Americanism

c.    Rosa Andujar (King’s College London, UK), ‘Homer’s Guajiros: Celebrating Cuban rural life in Francisco Chofre’s La Odilea’

d.   Justine McConnell (King’s College London, UK), Performing Epic in St Lucia

I. Changing Regional Dynamics in the Mediterranean: Material Culture, Economy, and Cult a.    Alexandra Alexandridou (University of Ioannina, Greece), Tracing  Regionalism through Death/in Funerary Evidence. Mortuary Strategies and Social and Kinship Dynamics in early Greece

b.    Ilia Daifa (Assistant Director of the Excavations on Despotiko, Greece) and Yannos Kouvaros (Ephor of Antiquities of Paros, Director of the Excavations on Despotiko, Greece), Regional or inter-local? Material culture as a means for exploring spatial and regional dynamics in the archaic sanctuary of Despotiko (Cyclades)

c.    Richard Phillips (Birkbeck College University of London, UK), Networks of influence: Parian marble and Parian soft power

d.   Nicholas Salmon (Birkbeck College University of London, UK), Kamiros and Rhodian Ktoinai

J. Prosaic Poetry? Entwining Verse in Imperial and Late Antique Prose (1st-5th CE) a.    Ewen Bowie (Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford, UK), To quote or not to quote

b.    Michael Hanaghan (University College Cork, Ireland), Uniting reception: Poetic regret in Sidonius Apollinaris’ Last Epistles

c.    Dawn LaValle Norman (Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry, ACU Melbourne, Australia), The Hexameter oracle about Plotinus in Porphyry’s Life of Plotinus

d.   Aaron Pelttari (University of Edinburgh, UK), Poetic prose in the Paschale opus of Sedulius

K. Thracian Interactions: Cultural Encounters, Ideology, and Osmosis a.    Donald Crystal (University of Cardiff, UK), Blurred lines: Tribal identities and material variability between Thracian tribes

b.    Petya Ilieva (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences), Homer, Archilochus, Zone and the Kikones

c.    Maria Fragoulaki (University of Cardiff, UK), Gold, cold, and blood: Thrace and the Thracians in Greek Historiography and Athenian Drama

d.   Bela Dimova (British School at Athens, Greece) Thracian-Greek interactions, identity politics and archaeological evidence

L. The Dominant Female in Ovid’s Metamorphoses, and its Reception a.       Eleonora Tola (CONICET – University of Buenos Aires, Argentina), “Happy the Brother, Blessed the Sister” (Met. 4.323f.): Salmacis, Hermaphroditus and Ovid’s Poetic Art

b.      Antony Augoustakis (University of Illinois, USA), Scylla’s lament in the Ciris and the (post-)Ovidian Latin literary tradition

c.       Angeline Chiu (University of Vermont, USA), ‘The first heir of my invention’: Venus and Adonis in Ovid and Shakespeare

d.      Cynthia Liu (University of Oxford, UK), Dogs, death, and dismemberment: Female power and violence in Ovid’s Metamorphoses

e.        Patricia Salzman-Mitchell (Montclair State University, New Jersey, USA), Motherhoods in Crisis: Ino, Agave and Mother-son Murder in Ovid’s Metamorphoses

f.        Alden Smith (Baylor University, Texas, USA), The enticement of allusion: Epic language, epic landscape in Ovid’s Salmacis and Hermaphroditus Episode (Met. 4.271-388)

M. The Latin Literary Tradition and Later Greek Poetry a.       Sophia Papaioannou (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens) and Giampiero Scafoglio (University of Nice ‘Sophia Antipolis’, France), Introduction

b.      Daniel Jolowicz (Clare Hall, University of Cambridge, UK), Did Greeks of the imperial period read Latin poetry?

c.       Philip Hardie (Trinity College, University of Cambridge, UK), The Ovidianism of Nonnus

d.      Helen Lovatt (University of Nottingham, UK), Nonnus’ Ovidian gaze and Silius’ tangential intertextuality

e.        Katerina Carvounis (National and Kapodistrian Univerrsity of Athens, Greece), Claudian between the Greek and Latin traditions

 

Session 5 (3-5 pm)

A. Gendering Classical Mythology in the Twenty-First Century (Gendering Classical Mythology for Children) a.    Sonya Nevin (University of Roehampton, UK), Ariadne and the Minotaur: Exploring classical mythology with pre-school children

b.    Lisa Maurice (Bar Ilan University, Israel), Tempting Treasures and Seductive Snakes: Presenting Eve and Pandora for the Youngest Readers

c.    Robin Diver (University of Birmingham, UK), Rape, Sisterhood and Deadly Love: Attempting to Centre the Female Experience in Young Adult Novels about the Trojan War

d.   Susan Deacy (University of Roehampton, UK), Autism, Girls and Hercules: A case study

B. Rethinking Classics in the 21 century: Technology, Pedagody, and Interdisciplinarity a.    Simona Stoyanova (King’s College London, UK – Presenting author) and Gabriel Bodard (Institute of Classical Studies, UK), Teaching digital epigraphy in classroom, workshop, online tutorial, and Sunoikisis Digital Classics seminar

b.     Elton Barker (Open University, UK – Presenting author), Rainer Simon (Austrian Institute of Technology), Valeria Vitale (Institute of Classical Studies, UK), Leif Isaksen (University of Exeter, UK), Rebecca Kahn (Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, Germany), Students at the interface: annotating texts, co-creating context

c.    Marja Vierros (University of Helsinki, Finland), Greek Documentary Papyri, Linguistics, and Digital Methods

d.    Charlotte Roueché (King’s College London, UK), Opening the doors? New resources for new audiences

C. The Spatial and Material Dimensions of Ancient Festival Culture a.    Christina Williamson (University of Groningen, Netherlands), Festival shapers: Connecting places through sacred spaces

b.    Zahra Newby (University of Warwick, UK), Celebrating Synthusia in Roman Asia Minor

c.    Sebastian Scharff (University of Mannheim, Germany), Roman Emperors and Greek Festivals. The construction of imperial power by means of agonistic inscriptions

d.   Mairi Gkikaki (University of Warwick, UK), Religious experience in Roman imperial Athens through the lens of tokens

D. The Material World of Fragmentary Languages a.    Coline Ruiz Darasse (Université Bordeaux Montaigne, France), Palaeohispanic epigraphy as the ‘worst data’? Reflections about what an inscription is in a fragmentary context

b.    Katherine McDonald (University of Exeter, UK), Fragmentary or ambiguous? Language and communication in very short texts

c.    Anna P. Judson (University of Cambridge, UK), Fragments of the writing process: erasures and edits in the Linear B tablets

d.   Ben Cartlidge (University of Liverpool, UK), Welcome to the guni show: fragments of a Urartian discourse grammar

E. Politics in disguise: Scraps of Political Commentary in Roman Elegiac Poets a.    Olga Cirillo (Naples, ‘Federico II / Portici, Liceo ‘Q. Orazio Flacco’, Italy), Poets without sons: the choice of sterility as an opposition to militarism

b.    Dániel Kiss (Budapest, ELTE, Hungary), Neoteric political aesthetics

c.    Marcello Nobili (Rome, ‘Sapienza’ / Liceo ‘Primo Levi’, Italy), Sex, aggression, or rather politics in Catullus 112

d.   Víctor Sabaté Vidal (University of Barcelona, Spain), What is in a literary quote? Glimpses of Roman politics in the epigraphic re-uses of Latin elegy quotes

F. Approaches to Difference in the Ancient Mediterranean: Moving Beyond ‘Diversity’ a.    Rebecca Futo Kennedy (Denison University, USA), Does Experience of Foreigners Lead to Openness o Foreigners?

b.    Nandini Pandey (University of Wiskonsin – Madison, USA), Valuing Diversity in Ancient Rome: Ovid and Pliny on the Benefits of Cosmopolitanism

c.    Lakshmi Ramgopal (Harvard University, USA), Diversities of Mobility  in the Roman Empire: Women, Slaves, and Freedpeople

d.   Sukanya Raisharma (St John’s College, University of Oxford, UK), Trust in Diversity in Late Antiquity: Interaction as Action in the Monasteries of Condat and Bobbio

G. Lexicon and Letters: Challenges in Studying Same-sex Desire a.    Tom Sapsford (New York University, USA), How to recognise a kinaidos when you see one: Desire and the decipherment of papyri from Roman Egypt

b.    Sandra Boehringer (Université de Strasbourg, France), What’s ‘tribadic’ lust? Deconstructing ancient and modern topoi about the tribas

c.    Mark Masterson (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand), Nikephoros Ouranos’ letters: epistolarity, same-sex desire, and Byzantine reception

d.   Katherine Harloe (University of Reading, UK) Winckelmann’s love letters: epistolarity, sexuality, and classical reception

H. Classics in Latin American History: Culture, Politics and National Identities a.    María Gabriela Huidobro Salazar (Andrés Bello University, Chile), Ancient authors and classical works in the first educational programs of republican Chile (nineteenth century)

b.    Renata S. Garraffoni (Parana Federal University, Brazil), Classical Reception in South Brazil: Symbolism, Ancient Greeks and politics at Curitiba in the beginning of 20th century

c.    María Carolina Domínguez (Universidad Nacional de La Pampa, Argentina), The Classical education in Argentina: Notes on Latin philological repertoires in the late 19th century

d.   Aurelia Vargas Valencia (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico), Roman legal institutions at the Royal University of Mexico (second half of the 18th century)

I. After the Classical polis: Shapes, Contents, and Contexts of Hellenistic Oratory and Rhetoric a.    Nicolas Wiater (University of Saint Andrews, UK), Speeches and Narrative in Polybius’ Histories

b.    Antonio Iacoviello (University of Edinburgh, UK), ‘We still fight for freedom’. Exploitation of oratorical topoi in the Chremonides’ decree (IG II3 912)

c.    Roberta  Berardi (University of Oxford, UK), Between Asia Minor and Rome: oratory and declamation in the fragments of Hybreas of Mylasa 

d.   Davide Amendola (Harvard Center for Hellenic Studies, USA), “The Rhetoric of History and the History of Rhetoric” Once Again: The Contribution of Papyrological Evidence to the Understanding of Hellenistic Oratory

J. The Figure of the Slave between Reality and Stage Representation in Greek and Roman Comedy (Aristophanes, Plautus, Terence) a.    Kelly Wrenhaven (Cleveland State University, USA), From status to character: the influence of status upon comic representations of slaves in Greek Comedy and American blackface minstrelsy

b.    Boris Dunsch (University of Marburg, Germany), Hasce aio liberas ingenuasque esse filias meas: Freedom and free birth as legal absolutes in Plautine comedy

c.    Argyri Karanasiou (Saarland University, Germany), Plautus’ female slaves in action: duplicitous, devious and deceitful

d.   Chrysanthi Demetriou (University of Cyprus and Open University of Cyprus), Terence’s slaves re-examined: comic tradition, stereotypes, and realism

K. Between Roman control, Hellenistic influence and Jewish identity: Art and Architecture in Early Roman Jerusalem, Some New Insights a.    Orit Peleg-Barkat (Hebrew University, Israel), Herod’s palace in Jerusalem – Proposed reconstruction

b.    Shlomit Weksler-Bdolah (Israel Antiquity Authority) and Joseph Patrich (Hebrew University, Israel), A composite of Herodian triclinium with a Fountain, West of the Temple Mount

c.    Eyal Baruch (Bar Ilan University, Israel), Decorations in the Palatial Mansion in Jerusalem: Wealth and Ideology

d.   Nahshon Szanton (Israel Antiquity Authority), The long and (not so) winding road: Jerusalem’s “Lower City” stepped street from the period of the Procurators

L. The Reception of Catiline a.    Judith Kalb (University of South Carolina, USA), Catiline in Russia

b.    Yannick Maes (University of Ghent, Belgium), Caught between the devil and the deep blue sea: Catiline from Machiavelli to Milton

c.    Timm Reimers (Leibniz University Hannover, Germany), Catiline in German drama

d.   Lisa Sannicandro (München, Germany), Catiline in Italian Literature: The Case of Don Rodrigo and Catiline in Alessandro Manzoni´s I promessi sposi (1840)