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PROGRAM
THE CLASSICAL ASSOCIATION OF THE ATLANTIC STATES
Doubletree Hotel Downtown, Wilmington, Delaware
October 8-10, 2009

Thursday, October 8 Friday, October 9 Saturday, October 10

Program Committee

Michael Arnush, Skidmore College
Sulochana Asirvatham, Montclair State University
Henry Bender, The Hill School and Saint Joseph's University, CAAS Past President
Frederick J. Booth, Seton Hall University, Hahn Scholarship Committee Chair
Raymond Capra, Seton Hall University, CAAS Director for Northern New Jersey
Mark Clauser, Easton Area High School, CAAS Director for Eastern Pennsylvania
Nathan Costa, Saint Andrew's School, CAAS Director for Delaware
Phyllis Culham, United States Naval Academy, CAAS First Vice-President
Nicolas Gross, University of Delaware, CAAS Past President
Judith P. Hallett, University of Maryland, College Park, CAAS Past President and Program Coordinator
Shelley P. Haley, Hamilton College
William Klingshirn, The Catholic University of America, CAAS Past President
Maria S. Marsilio, Saint Joseph's University
Dawn Mitchell, Dulaney High School, CAAS Director for Maryland
Janet M. Martin, Princeton University
David J. Murphy, The Nightingale-Bamford School, CAAS President
Barbara Pavlock, Lehigh University, CAAS Secretary
John H. Starks, Jr., Binghamton University, Director for Central and Western New York
Karin Suzadail, Owen J. Roberts High School, Delegate, American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Sarolta Takács, Rutgers University, CAAS Second Vice-President

Schedule of Events
Thursday, October 8, 2009

4:00-5:30 PM
(Executive Board Room)
Meeting of the 2008-2009 Finance Committee
6:00-7:30 PM
(Executive Board Room)
Dinner Meeting of the 2008-2009 Executive Committee
8:00-9:00 PM Packet pick-up for preregistrants (Salon C). Vendors may set up displays.
8:00-10:00 PM
(Salon E)
Meeting of the 2008-2009 CAAS Board of Directors
8:00-10:00 PM Panel A: Pictures from Our Exhibitors: Perspectives on the Study of Classics from the “Infrastructure.” Henry Bender and Maria Marsilio presiding
Discussants: Adam Blistein (American Philological Association); Martha Davis, Temple University (Eta Sigma Phi); Haze Humbert (Wiley-Blackwell Publishers; comments were read by presider); Donald Sprague (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers).

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Friday, October 9, 2009

8:00 AM-12:00 noon Registration (Salon C Foyer)
8:00 AM-6:00 PM Book Display (Salon C)
8:30-10:00 AM
(Salon D)
Panel B: Imaging the Journey of Death in the Ancient Greek World
HyoSil Suzy Hwang (University of Maryland, College Park) presiding

Playing for Eternity: A New Interpretation of the Kazanluk Tomb
      Brighton Hanson (University of Maryland, College Park)
Fathoming the Eschatological Significance of the Tomb of the Diver
      HyoSil Suzy Hwang
Glorious Sons of Gods: Visualizing the Afterlife in Early Fifth-Century Athens
      Abram Fox (University of Maryland, College Park)
8:30-10:00 AM
(Salon E)
Paper Session A: Caesar, Vergil and Later Latin Literature
John H. Starks, Jr. presiding

Laomedontiades, Laomedonteus, and Laomedontius in Vergil
       John Jacobs (Loyola University)
A Caesarean Formula: Cyclical Behavior in Lucan
       Howard Chen (Columbia University)
Vergilian Allusions in Tacitus' Dialogus de Oratoribus
       Scott Sobolewski (University at Buffalo)
10:00-10:30 AM
(Salon C)
Coffee Break
10:30 AM-12:00 noon
(Salon F)
Panel C: Workshop on Chorodidaskalizing Pindar: Getting Ready to Dance!
led by Mark Miner

The focus of this workshop will be on RHYTHM, letting pitch accent and emotion take care of themselves. We will work on meter and grammar, culminating in an actual choral rehearsal. By the end of the session, the participants should be humming Pindar's lines to themselves and should feel ready to start working on dance. This activity will be fast-paced, noisy, dramatic, emotional, and strongly rhythmical. Participation will be expected.
10:30 AM-12:00 noon
(Salon D)
Paper Session B: Classical Receptions in Multiple Media
Janet M. Martin and Karin Suzadail presiding

Dancing in the Steps of the Ancients
      Stacie Raucci (Union College)
“Drained into the New Trench”: Classical Reception and the Poetry of Reginald Gibbons
      James Bradley Wells (Hamilton College)
Life in Plastic, It's Fantastic: Classical Reception and Barbie
      Liz Gloyn (Rutgers University)
12:00-1:30 PM
(Salon Winterthur)
Luncheon Buffet: Second Vice President Sarolta Takács presiding
Latin poem honoring Judith P. Hallett, CAAS Past President and Program Coordinator, presented by David J. Murphy.
1:30-3:30 PM
(Salon F)
Panel D: How to Manage Difficult Conversations in Classics Classrooms
Lillian Doherty (University of Maryland, College Park) and Nancy Rabinowitz (Hamilton College) presiding

Panelists: Shelley Haley (Hamilton College); Keely Lake (Wayland Academy); James Bradley Wells (Hamilton College)
1:30-3:30 PM
(Salon D)
Paper Session C: Roman History
Mark Clauser and Phyllis Culham presiding

Livia and Agrippina (and Tanaquil) Again
      Eric A. Parks (Clark University)
Redefining the Spolia Opima: A New Interpretation of the Ancient Sources
      Sean Lake (Seton Hall University)
Stealing Hannibal's Thunder: Coopting and Recasting of “Hannibal's” Words in Cicero, Horace and Juvenal
      John H. Starks, Jr. (Binghamton University SUNY)
The Sport of Gladiatorial Combat
      Roger Dunkle (Brooklyn College)
1:30-3:30 PM
(Salon E)
Paper Session D: Greek Poetry and Philosophy
Sulochana Asirvatham and Barbara Pavlock presiding

On the formulaic and non-formulaic use of Olbios in Homer and later poets
      Raymond Capra  (Seton Hall University)
Xenophanes' Theology: The Language of Homer in the Service of Philosophy
      Patrick Lake (The Hill School)
Was Parmenides a True Poet?
      E.F. Beall
Visual Poetics in Three Poems of the Anacreontea
      Ippokratis Kantzios (University of South Florida)
3:30-4:00 PM
(Salon C)
Coffee Break
4:00-6:00 PM
(Salon F)
Panel E: Workshop on Creating and Teaching Latin Song Lyrics
Judith P. Hallett presiding

Presenters: Stanley Farrow (David and Mary Thomson Collegiate Institute, Ontario); Mary C. Moshos (South County Secondary School, Lorton, Virginia); John H. Starks, Jr.
Presenters will share their strategies for creating Latin lyrics to popular songs in English, solicit constructive critical feedback from workshop participants, and discuss how they integrate these songs into the Latin classroom at various levels. Copies of the songs will be provided in both English and Latin. Group singing will be a vital part of the session, and preparation for perhaps performing one or two of the songs at the Friday dinner or a post-dinner sing-along.
4:00-6:00 PM
(Salon D)
Paper Session E: The Classical Athenians and their Literature
Frederick Booth and David J. Murphy presiding

Creating a Space for Politics: Aristophanes' Assembly of Women
      Lewis Trelawny-Cassity (Binghamton University, SUNY)
Frank Speech and the Psychology of Shame in Athenian Oratory
      Andrew Scholtz (Binghamton University, SUNY)
Theories of Logoi in Isocrates: A Case Study
      Alison Traweek (University of Pennsylvania)
4:00-6:00 PM
(Salon E)
Paper Session F: No Laughing, Just Grief: Classical Sorrowing in Public and Private
Nathan Costa and Sarolta Takács presiding

Black Bile and Serotonin: A Comparison of Ancient and Modern Concepts of Depression
      Michael Goyette (Graduate Center, City University of New York)
Models of Mourning: The Iconography of Female Lamentation after Solon's Legislation
      Lara Yeager (University of Maryland, College Park)
From Widows to Witches: Women and the Aftermath of Battle in the Greco-Roman Literary Imagination
      Marian W. Makins (University of Pennsylvania)
6:00-6:30 PM
(Longwood/Winterthur Foyer)
Reception/Cash Bar
6:30-9:00 PM
(Salon Winterthur)
Buffet Dinner: First Vice President Phyllis Culham presiding
Ovatio honoring Ann R. Raia (The College of New Rochelle), CAAS Past President, presented by Maria Marsilio. Presentation by Jennifer Muslin (University at Buffalo, SUNY), 2009 Hahn Scholarship winner. Latin songs with Stan Farrow at the piano.

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Saturday, October 10, 2009

8:00 AM-12:00 noon Registration (Salon C Foyer)
8:00 AM-1:00 PM Book Display (Salon C)
8:30-10:30 AM
(Salon E)
Panel F: Classics and the Great Books
Judith P. Hallett and Alex Beam (The Boston Globe) presiding

Humanities, Classics and the Great Books at a Large State Institution
       Jean Alvares (Montclair State University)
Why There's No Latin at St. John's College
       H. Christian Blood (University of California, Santa Cruz)
Models for Studying the Great Books: Tradition vs. Reception
       Michael Broder (Graduate Center, City University of New York)
Great Books or General Education at the University of Chicago?
       Owen Cramer (Colorado College)
The Great Books in the Pre-Collegiate Curriculum
       James Pezzulo (Classical Magnet School, Hartford, CT)
8:30-10:30 AM
(Salon D)
Panel G: Challenges, Accomplishments, and a View to the Future: New Latin Teachers Share Their Experiences
Ronnie Ancona (Hunter College and the Graduate Center, CUNY) and Kathleen Grandinetti (Williamsburg Charter High School, NY) presiding

Docendo Discitur: The [New] Teacher as Learner
       Kathleen Grandinetti
What Was I Thinking? First Impressions on Entering the Latin Teaching Profession as a “Mature” Beginner
       Carol Russell Condos (Edgemont Junior/Senior High School, NY)
Learning from Elementary Ed: Reading Strategies for Latin at the Middle-School Level
       Michelle Gerard (Seven Bridges Middle School, NY)
10:30-11:00 AM
(Salon C)
Coffee Break .
11:00 AM-1:00 PM
(Salon D)
Panel H: Matching Your Latin Textbook to the Level of Your Students
David J. Murphy presiding

Let's Read Using Bolchazy-Carducci's Transitional Readers
       David J. Murphy
Building Strong Readers of Latin
       Donald Sprague (Kennedy-King College, City Colleges of Chicago and Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers)
Advanced Latin Readers for Today's (College) Students
       Ronnie Ancona (Hunter College and the Graduate Center, CUNY)
Supplementing Your Latin Textbook in Grades Seven, Eight and Nine
       Jane Shapiro (The Nightingale-Bamford School)
11:00 AM-1:00 PM
(Salon E)
Paper Session G: Pragmatic Pedagogy
Raymond Capra and Shelley Haley presiding

Using Current Events in Archaeology to Encourage Significant Learning
       Marice Rose (Fairfield University)
Apollonius, King of Tyre: The Perfect Intermediate Text
       Deborah Lemieur (St. Joseph's University)
Administering the National Latin Exam in College
       Liane Houghtalin (University of Mary Washington)
1:00-2:30 PM
(Salon Winterthur)
Buffet Luncheon and CAAS Business Meeting: CAAS President David J. Murphy presiding
Ovatio honoring Adam Blistein (American Philological Association), presented by Barbara F. McManus (The College of New Rochelle), CAAS Past President and Webmaster.
Speaker: Alex Beam (The Boston Globe), “Classics for Sale: Mortimer Adler, Robert Hutchins and the Hyping of Chicago's Great Books”
Business Meeting of the Association; Election of Officers and Directors
2:30-4:30 PM
(Salon E)
Panel I: Remembering John Hunt (1943-2008)
David J. Califf (The Academy of Notre Dame), CAAS Newsletter Editor, presiding

Reflections on Professor John Mortimer Hunt, Jr.
       Henry Bender (The Hill School and Saint Joseph's University)
John Hunt and Ovid
       David J. Califf
The Medieval Tradition of Macrobius's Saturnalia
       Robert Kaster (Princeton University)
On a Hymn to Apollo in Porphyry
       Robert Renehan (University of California, Santa Barbara)
2:30-4:30 PM
(Salon D)
Paper Session H: Scholarship on the Horizon: Undergraduate Research in Classical Studies
Maria Marsilio and Sarolta Takács presiding

The Depiction of Archers in Archaic and Classical Attic Vase Painting: A Closer Look
       Kathryn Mammel (Dartmouth College): Paul Christesen, Professor
The Socratic Method: Divinely Inspired?
       Leo Hunt (Seton Hall University): Raymond Capra, Professor
The Reception of Phanocles at Vergil, Georgics 4.507-27
       Joseph Dexter (Dartmouth College/Princeton University): Pramit Chaudhuri, Professor
Slaughter at Teutoburg: An Examination of How to Respond to an Insurgency
       Marc Cardwell (United States Naval Academy): Phyllis Culham, Professor
Boo Who? A New Reading of Pliny, Epistles 7.27
       Laura Dlugacz (St. Joseph's University): Maria Marsilio, Professor
4:30-6:30 PM
(Salon F)
Meeting of the 2009-2010 CAAS Board of Directors

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