Sheraton Baltimore North Hotel, Baltimore, Maryland
October 5-7, 2006

Thursday, October 5, 2006 Friday, October 6, 2006 Saturday, October 7, 2006

Program Committee

Michael Arnush, Skidmore College: CAAS Regional Representative for Eastern New York State
Henry Bender, The Hill School and St. Joseph´s University: CAAS Past President and Conference Coordinator
Frederick J. Booth, Seton Hall University: CAAS Secretary
Gail Cooper, The Academy of the New Church, Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania
Nathaniel Costa, Saint Andrew´s School
Barbara Gold, Hamilton College: CAAS Past President
Nicolas Gross, University of Delaware: CAAS Past President
Judith P. Hallett, University of Maryland, College Park: CAAS Past President and Program Coordinator
Thomas Hayes, Ward Melville High School, East Setauket, New York: CAAS President
W. Gerald Heverly, New York University: CAAS Archivist
Diana Jensen, The Academy of the Holy Cross, Kensington, Maryland: CAAS Regional Representative for Maryland
William Klingshirn, The Catholic University of America: CAAS Past President
Maria Marsilio, St. Joseph´s University: CAAS Regional Representative for Philadelphia
Janet M. Martin, Princeton University
Jan McGlennon, The Maret School: CAAS Regional Representative for Washington, DC
Barbara F. McManus, The College of New Rochelle, CAAS Officer-at-Large
Ann Raia, The College of New Rochelle: CAAS Second Vice President
Carl A. Rubino, Hamilton College: CAAS First Vice President
Karin Suzadail, Owen J. Roberts High School, Pottstown, Pennsylvania

Schedule of Events
Thursday, October 5, 2006

8:00-10:00 PM Registration (Second Floor Grason Foyer)
8:00-10:00 PM Book Display (Lindsay Ballroom)
8:00-10:00 PM
(Grason Room)
Workshop A: Bringing Latin Learning into the 21st Century with Total Immersion Latin
Kay Rodabaugh Reyes, Hewitt-Trussville High School, Alabama
8:00-10:00 PM
(McIntosh Room)
Panel A: The Impact of Changing Demographics on Latin Teacher Certification and Training
Judith P. Hallett and Thomas Hayes, presiding

Panelists to include Elizabeth Belfiore (University of Minnesota; paper was read by presider), Martha Davis (Temple University), Chris Ann Matteo (Edmund Burke School and University of Maryland, College Park), Donal McGay (Radnor High School). Dawn Mitchell (Dulaney High School), Molly Pasco-Pranger (University of Mississippi; paper was read by presider) and Carl Rubino
8:00-10:00 PM
(Burke Room)
Panel B: Mini-Semester Study Abroad at the University of Maryland, College Park (see description)
Steven Rutledge (University of Maryland, College Park), presiding

'Gypsies, tramps and heaves´: The Perils and Pleasures of Study Abroad in Central Italy
       Joseph Scholten (University of Maryland, College Park)
A Study Tour to Discover the Classical Tradition in Paris
       Lillian Doherty (University of Maryland, College Park)
Time-Travelers: Studying Abroad in Greece
       Mary Pittas-Herschbach (University of Maryland, College Park)
Comments and Discussion: Steven Rutledge

Friday, October 6, 2006

8:00 AM-6:30 PM Registration (Second Floor Grason Foyer)
8:00 AM-6:30 PM Book Display (Lindsay Ballroom)
8:00-11:30 AM Meeting of the CAAS Board of Directors (Burke Room)
8:00-11:30 AM
(Grason Room)
Workshop B: New Initiative in Graduate Latin Education
Milena Minkova and Terence Tunberg (University of Kentucky)
8:00-9:45 AM
(McIntosh Room)
Paper Session A: Gender, Cult and Identity in Greek Literature and Society
Barbara Gold and Karin Suzadail, presiding

What Pandora Let Out and What She Left In
       E.F. Beall
The Eleusinian Secret: Methods and Sources
       Allaire B. Stallsmith (Towson University)
Of Helmets, Spears, Swords and Gods
       Victor Castellani (University of Denver)
Rethinking Andreia: Masculinity or Courage?
       Walter Penrose (John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York)
Becoming a Man: Herakles and Deianira in Sophocles
       Ryan Fowler (Rutgers University)
9:45-10:15 AM Coffee Break (Lindsay Ballroom)
10:00-11:30 AM
(McIntosh Room)
Paper Session B: Myth, Ritual and Biography in Greek Literature and Society
Gail Cooper and William Klingshirn, presiding

Becoming Divine: Politics and the Popularity of the Perseus and Andromeda Myth
       Valentina DeNardis (St. Joseph´s University)
The Sacrifice of the Hymn: Sacrificial Context and Hymnic Imagery
       Monica Signoretti (The Johns Hopkins University and Hollins University)
We Three Kings: Similarities Between Jason in Apollonius´ Argonautica and Two Isocratean Kings
       Norman Sandridge (Howard University)
The Birthplace of Ibycus of Rhegium: An Illustration of Hellenistic Scholarship and Biography
       Raymond Louis Capra (Fordham University)
11:30 AM-1:30 PM
(Duncan Room)
Luncheon Buffet Session: Carl A. Rubino, presiding
Ovatio for Dora Kennedy presented by Thomas Hayes
Remarks by Mark D. Clauser (Easton Area High School), winner of 2006 Hahn Scholarship
Speaker: Judith Lynn Sebesta, University of South Dakota, on “Refashioning Rome: Clothing and Civic Morality in the Reign of Augustus,” introduced by Ann Raia
1:30-3:30 PM
(Burke Room)
Paper Session C: Gender and Identity in Latin Literature and Roman Society  
Diana Jensen and Carl A. Rubino, presiding

Dangerous Liaisons: The Women behind the Bona Dea Scandal
       Nicholas Rauh (Purdue University)
Transgression and Contestation: Masculinity in Petronius´ Satyrica
       Marsha McCoy (Austin College)
Making a Man of Your Woman: Pliny´s Ideal Wives
       Jacqueline Carlon (University of Massachusetts, Boston)
Psyche´s Sisters as Doctors
       Thomas McCreight (Loyola College of Maryland)
1:30-3:30 PM
(Grason Room)
Workshop C: Open Forum on Pedagogical Questions
Thomas Hayes, presiding

This open forum presents an opportunity to sit down with other classicists and discuss your ideas or questions. From sequencing and texts, to course offerings or alternative assessments, to secret hopes and continual frustrations, you can pick the brains of your fellow teachers, get suggestions and caveats, and expand your ability—or bag of tricks—to deal with the art of teaching and keeping your head above water. Bring your concerns, or just a willingness to help and listen, Everyone is the presenter, everyone the audience.
1:30-3:30 PM NB: The panel on Classical Reception Studies and Its Challenges has been canceled.
3:30-4:00 PM Coffee Break (Lindsay Ballroom)
4:00-6:30 PM
(Grason Room)
Workshop D: Augustus, “Augustanism” and Teaching the Advanced Placement Vergil and Latin Literature Syllabi
Judith P. Hallett, Lee T. Pearcy (The Episcopal Academy), and Carl A. Rubino, presiding

       Facilitators to include Jana Adamitis (Christopher Newport University), Henry Bender, Barbara Weiden Boyd ( Bowdoin College), Mary Brown (Lower Merion High School), Jill Crooker, Martha Davis, Luigi Maria De Luca (Our Lady of Lourdes School/University of Maryland, College Park), Barbara Gold, Nicolas Gross, Thomas Hayes, Diana Jensen, David Kuyat (The Agnes Irwin School), Chris Ann Matteo, Marsha McCoy, Donal McGay, Jan McGlennon, Barbara McManus, Robert Patrick, Barbara Pavlock (Lehigh University: CAAS Regional Representative for Eastern Pennsylvania), Christine Perkell (Emory University), Josh Rocchio (University of Maryland, College Park), Marina Shipley (Liberty High School, Sykesville, Maryland/University of Maryland, College Park),Girgory Starikovsky (Ramsey High School, New Jersey), Karin Suzadail, and Sarolta Takács (Rutgers University: CAAS Regional Representative for Central New Jersey).
       This limited enrollment workshop will develop strategies for integrating scholarship about the Augustan age, and on the texts from the Augustan period featured on the Advanced Placement Vergil and Latin Literature syllabi, into the secondary school curriculum and into college-level courses that feature these authors and this period. The scholarly studies on these episodes that participants will be asked to read represent different theoretical approaches to these texts.
       Participants will be divided into groups composed of both college-level and secondary school faculty, each of which will analyze one of these scholarly studies and consider how insights that this study offers might be fruitfully employed in their teaching. We welcome the participation of both secondary and college faculty, and classics graduate students, who would like to learn more about the AP Vergil and Latin Literature syllabi as well as experienced Latin AP teachers and Augustan-era specialists. Since this is a limited enrollment workshop, and participants will need to read the scholarly studies in advance, those wishing to participate are requested to pre-register by September 25, 2006 with Judith P. Hallett,
4:00-5:15 PM
(Burke Room)
Paper Session D: Classical Reception in the USA: Poetry, Pedagogy, Political History
Michael Arnush and Martha Malamud (University of Buffalo: CAAS Regional Representative for Central and Western New York) presiding

Leaves of Grass and Aeneid I and VI
       Robert Oscar Lopez (Canisius College; paper was cancelled)
Edwin Hall Higley: A Nineteenth Century American Classicist for the Twenty-First Century
       Allen Ward (University of Connecticut)
Reshaping Ancient History: The Early Work of Moses Finley and Meyer Reinhold
       Daniel Tompkins (Temple University)
5:15-6:30 PM
(Burke Room)
Paper Session E: Backgrounds to Latin Literature
Frederick Booth and Janet Martin, presiding

Empedoclean Influence on Lucretius´ De Rerum Natura
       Meggan Arp (Amherst College)
Genus humanum, cui vox et lingua vigeret: Symbolic Language and Indexical Cries in Lucretius 5 (1056-1061)
       Benjamin Stevens (Bard College)
What Was Pygmalion´s Statue Made of?
       Patricia Salzman (Montclair State University)
6:45-7:30 PM Reception and Cash Bar (Warfield Room)
7:30 PM
(Warfield Room)
Dinner: Thomas Hayes, presiding
Brief Business Meeting of CAAS
Ovationes honoring Jill Crooker and Richard Gascoyne, delivered by Richard Gascoyne and Jill Crooker
Performance of a playlet based on the classical myth of “The Miraculous Pitcher” by fourth-grade students at the Bryn Mawr School. Samantha Silverman, in the role of Edith Hamilton, will present the production.

Saturday, October 7, 2006

8:00 AM-1:00 PM Registration (Second Floor Grason Foyer)
8:00 AM-noon Book Display (Lindsay Ballroom)
8:00-10:00 AM
(Grason Room)
Panel C: The New York State Regents Latin Examination: History and Validity (see description)
Jill Crooker (Pittsford Central School), presiding

Panelists are Jill Crooker, Richard Gascoyne (State University of New York at Albany and New York State Department of Education) and Linda Fabrizio (Garden City High School)
8:00-10:00 AM
(Burke Room)
Panel D: New Directions in Research and Teaching on Greek and Roman Religion
Donal McGay and Eva Stehle (University of Maryland, College Park), presiding

Considering the Ancient Sources: Some Questions and Problems
       Valerie Warrior
Religious Charismatics
       Robert Garland (Colgate University)
Women Worshiping Dionysus and the Religious Imagination
       Eva Stehle
Romans and the Destruction of Sacred Sites
        Steven Rutledge
Comment and Discussion: Donal McGay
10:00-10:30 AM Coffee Break (Lindsay Ballroom)
10:30-11:45 AM
(Burke Room)
Paper Session F: Rethinking Roman Religion
Nicolas Gross and Barbara Pavlock, presiding

The Role of Children in Roman Public Religion
       Felix Racine (Yale University)
The Manes at Night (CIL 6. 18817=ILS 8006) and Visits from the Deceased
       Hans-Friedrich Mueller (Union College)
Lament for a Wedding: Aeneid 4.450-705
       Karen K. Hersch (Temple University)
10:30 AM-1:00 PM
(Grason Room)
Workshop E: The Best of Both Worlds: Designing a New Introductory Latin Text for Advanced Secondary School and College Students
Mary English (Montclair State University), John Gruber-Miller (Cornell College), Judith P. Hallett, and Thomas Hayes, presiding

       Facilitators to include Jana Adamitis, Henry Bender, Fred Booth, Paul Bostock (Lancaster Country Day School), David Califf, Victor Castellani, Martha Davis, Richard Gilder III (Tuxedo Park School, New York), Diana Jensen, Chris Ann Matteo, Donal McGay, Jan McGlennon, Barbara McManus, Milena Minkova, Dawn Mitchell, Linda Mitchell-Thompson (University of Maryland, College Park), John Muccigrosso (Drew University), Ann Raia, Judith Sebesta, and Terence Tunberg.
       This workshop will build upon the work of the 2005 CAAS Focus Group, “Davus and Grumio Go to College,” on designing a new introductory Latin textbook for advanced secondary school and college students, a similar focus group at the 2006 Classical Association of the Middle West and South meeting, and two ongoing Latin textbook projects sponsored by Prentice-Hall and Bolchazy Carducci publishers.
       Participants will be divided into four groups, composed of both college-level and secondary school faculty members. Each group will consider a different challenge in the elementary Latin classroom. Drawing on two to three elementary Latin textbooks, representing different approaches, they will brainstorm about how to introduce and reinforce effective learning of the following four topics: relative clauses, participles, comparative adjectives and adverbs, and result clauses.
       We welcome the input and insights of teachers at all levels interested in introductory Latin instruction. Since enrollment is limited, and participants will need to read copies of the relevant textbook selections in advance, those wishing to participate are requested to preregister by September 25, 2006 with Judith P. Hallett,
11:45 AM-1:00 PM
(Burke Room)
Paper Session G: Rethinking Latin Pedagogy
W. Gerald Heverly and Maria Marsilio, presiding

Share the Wealth: Promoting Classics by Creating an Ancient Coin Museum
       Zee Ann Poerio (St. Louise de Marillac School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
The Aeneid Soundtrack Project: Life Should Be Lived to Music
       Scott Stickney (Hampton High School and the University of Florida)
Ovid´s Exile Poetry and the Latin Literature Advanced Placement Examination
        Matthew McGowan (The College of Wooster)
1:00-2:30 PM
(Duncan Room)
Luncheon Buffet Session: Thomas Hayes, presiding
Speaker: Charles Rowan Beye (The City University of New York), on “Re-Imagining the Mythic,” introduced by Ann Steiner (Franklin and Marshall College)
2:30-4:30 PM
(Grason Room)
Workshop F: Bringing Latin to Life: Language Acquisition Strategies and Materials for the Latin Classroom
Robert Patrick (Parkview High School, Lilburn, Georgia), presiding

Panelists are Gail Cooper and John Piazza (Dominican University)
2:30-4:30 PM
(McIntosh Room)
Panel E: Giving the Floor to “The Silent Women of Rome”
(see description)
Ann Raia and Judith Sebesta, presiding

What Are YOU Teaching in Intermediate Latin?
        Ann Raia
Teaching Roman Women as Social Diversity in Antiquity
       Chris Ann Matteo
Why Include Roman Women in the Latin Curriculum?
       Stacie Raucci (Union College)
Enriching the Text through Images
       Judith L. Sebesta
2:30-5:00 PM
(Burke Room)
Paper Session H: New Coinage in the Realm: Undergraduate Research in Classics 2006
Helen Cullyer (University of Pittsburgh and the Center for Hellenic Studies, Washington, DC: CAAS Regional Representative for Western Pennsylvania) and Sarolta Takács, presiding

Building a Hierarchical GIS Map of Galatian Hill Forts
       Matthew Kramer (Purdue University: Nicholas Rauh, professor)
Roaring Rampages of Revenge: Euripides´ Medea and Tarantino´s Kill Bill
       Brian Sweeney (Hamilton College and The University of Chicago: Barbara Gold, professor)
The Forging of a God: Alexander at Siwah
       Michael Vasta (Illinois Wesleyan University: Jason Moralee, professor)
Discovering Sappho in Catullus 11
       Nicole Reiners (St. Joseph´s University: Maria Marsilio, professor)
Roman Nationalism in the Catilinarians
       Holly Carlton (Austin College: Marsha McCoy, Professor)
Bizarre, Cruel and Murderous: Dynastic Strife in the Family of Constantine I
       Mary Fellman (Whitman College and Cornell University: Elizabeth Vandiver, professor)
Leading Post-Colonial British and American Historians´ Divergent Conclusions of the Motivations of the Roman Republic in the Creation of its Empire
       Gabriel Campion (United States Naval Academy: Phyllis Culham, professor)
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