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Baltimore Marriott, Hunt Valley, Maryland
October 13-15, 2011

Thursday, October 13 Friday, October 14 Saturday, October 15

Program Committee

Henry V. Bender, The Hill School and Saint Joseph's University, CAAS past President, Program Coordinator
Frederick J. Booth, Seton Hall University, Hahn Scholarship Committee Chair
David J. Califf, Academy of Notre Dame, CAAS Newsletter Editor
Mark Clauser, Easton Area High School, CAAS Director for Eastern Pennsylvania
Nathan Costa, Saint Andrew's School
Phyllis Culham, United States Naval Academy, CAAS Officer-at-Large
Barbara K. Gold, Hamilton College, CAAS past President
Judith P. Hallett, University of Maryland, College Park, CAAS past President and past Program Coordinator
William Klingshirn, The Catholic University of America, CAAS past President
David J. Murphy, The Nightingale-Bamford School, CAAS past President and Investment Liaison
Konstantinos P. Nikoloutsos, Saint Joseph's University
Barbara Pavlock, Lehigh University, CAAS Secretary
Lee T. Pearcy, Episcopal Academy, CAAS past President
Ann R. Raia, The College of New Rochelle, CAAS past President

Schedule of Events
Thursday, October 13, 2011

4:00-5:30 PM
(Salon B)
Meeting of the 2010-2011 Finance Committee
6:00-7:30 PM
(Salon C)
Dinner Meeting of the 2010-2011 Executive Committee
8:00-9:00 PM
Packet pick-up for preregistrants. Vendors may set up displays in the Garden Room.
8:00-10:00 PM
(Salon A)
Meeting of the 2010-2011 CAAS Board of Directors
7:30-10:00 PM
(Salon D)
Panel A:Reading the Ancient World on Film.
Stacie Raucci (Union College) presiding

When Titans Clash: Harryhausen's Metamorphic Art
      Daniel Curley (Skidmore College)
Wounds That Will Not Heal: Heroism and Innocence in Shane and the Iliad
      Carl A. Rubino (Hamilton College)
Experiments in Love: Longus' Daphnis and Chloe and Henry de Vere Stacpoole's The Blue Lagoon
      Kirsten Day (Augustana College)
The Countenances of Cleopatra
      Stacie Raucci (Union College)


Friday, October 14, 2011

8:00 AM-12:00 noon
8:00 AM-5:00 PM
(Garden Room)
Book Display
8:30-10:30 AM
(Salon C)
Paper Session A: Early Greek Literature.
Nathan Costa (Saint Andrew's School) and Maria S. Marsilio (Saint Joseph's University) presiding

Humor in the Odyssey
      Helaine L. Smith (The Brearley School)
Hesiod's Means of Capturing His Audience? A Possibility for Works and Days 1-105
      E. F. Beall (independent scholar)
Divine Negotiation in Olympian 13
      Kristen Baxter (Rutgers University)
Insidious Scholia in our Commentaries: the Omphalos in Pindar's Fourth Pythian
      Patrick R. Callahan (Fordham University)
8:30-10:30 AM
(Salon D)
Paper Session B: Roman Prose Authors.
Frederick J. Booth (Seton Hall University) and Thomas McCreight (Loyola University Maryland, CAAS Director for Maryland) presiding

Laelius : Scipio :: Cicero : Pompey: Cicero's Continual Application of the Laelius/Scipio Friendship in His Relations with Pompey
       John H. Starks, Jr. (Binghamton University SUNY)
Cicero, Sassia, and the Praetor's Edict
       Kathryn Williams (Canisius College)
The Politics of Desire in Sallust's Catiline
       Andrew Scholtz (Binghamton University SUNY)
Otho's Unheeded Exemplum in Tacitus' Histories
       Timothy Joseph (College of the Holy Cross)
8:30-10:30 AM
(Salon E)
Panel B: Approaching Magnesia: Politics, Virtue, and the Soul in Plato's Laws.
Lewis M. Trelawny-Cassity (Antioch College) presiding

Reincarnation in Plato's Laws: Is it an Allegory?
       David J. Murphy (The Nightingale-Bamford School)
The Importance of History in Plato's Laws
       Thanassis Samaras (George Washington University)
Ideology, Concession, Cohesion, or Control? The Role of Property Classes in Magnesia
       Lewis M. Trelawny-Cassity (Antioch College)
10:30-11:00 AM
(Salon Foyer)
Coffee Break
11:00 AM-1:00 PM
(Salon C)
Paper Session C: Greek History, Poetry, and Fiction.
Mark Clauser (Easton Area High School) and Martha Davis (Temple University) presiding

Herodotus, Psammetichus, and Ancient ‘Science Fiction’
      Benjamin Stevens (Bard College)
Herodotus' Encomium of Athens and the Peloponnesian War
      Thomas H. Buck (University of Maryland, College Park)
Callimachus' Other Telchines: Aetia fr.1, fr.75, and the Hymn to Delos
      Leanna Boychenko (Yale University)
Pan and the Werewolves: The Benevolent Villains of Longus' Countryside
      Emyr Dakin (CUNY Graduate Center)
11:00 AM-1:00 PM
(Salon D)
Panel C: Roman Iberia.
Raymond Capra (Seton Hall University, Hahn Scholarship Committee Chair) presiding

The Spanish Spolia: Scipio Aemilianus and the Other Lost Winners of the Spolia Opima under Augustus
      Sean Lake (Summit High School)
Medusa as Metaphor: Images of Imperialism from the Forum of Augusta Emerita
      Katheryn Whitcomb (Rutgers University)
The Pseudo-Martial Funerary Inscription of Eutyches (CIL 2.4314)
      Lyndy Danvers (Rutgers University)
The Circus of Tarraco
      Raymond Capra (Seton Hall University)
11:00 AM-1:00 PM
(Salon E)
Paper Session D: Ovid.
Mary Brown (Valley Forge Military Academy, CAAS Executive Director) and Judith P. Hallett (University of Maryland, College Park) presiding

Ovid's Use of Metrical Puns in Amores 1.12
      Patrick G. Lake (The Hill School)
Fit to be Tied: The Ritual Cursing of Philomela in Ovid's Metamorphoses
      Rachel Loer (Rutgers University)
Rapes in Ovid's Metamorphoses: Victim-Precipitation, Victim-Blaming, and Juno
      Melissa K. Marturano (CUNY Graduate Center)
1:00-2:30 PM
(Maryland 4)
Luncheon Buffet: CAAS Second Vice President Frederick J. Booth (Seton Hall University) presiding
Ovatio honoring Barbara K. Gold (Hamilton College), CAAS past President, presented by Judith P. Hallett (University of Maryland, College Park), CAAS past President and past Program Coordinator.
2:30-4:30 PM
(Salon C)
Paper Session E: Greek Tragedy on and beyond the Athenian Tragic Stage.
Sarolta Takács (The Sage Colleges, CAAS President) presiding

In Service to Drama: Domestic Slaves as Literary Conceit in Greek Tragedy
      K. Paul Bednarowski (George Washington University)
The Threat of Tragedy: A Contest of Genres in Aristophanes' Wasps
      Matthew C. Farmer (University of Pennsylvania)
Orestes Sarcophagi
      Kaitlin Moleen (independent scholar)
2:30-4:30 PM
(Salon D)
Paper Session F: Roman Culture.
Phyllis Culham (United States Naval Academy) and Shelley P. Haley (Hamilton College, CAAS First Vice President) presiding

How Did Scipio Become Africanus? Roman Victory Cognomina and the Senate
      Elisabeth Schwinge (Johns Hopkins University)
Nobilior Musagetes: The Aedes Herculis Musarum and Constructions of Power
      Jennifer L. Muslin (University of Texas at Austin)
Re-Presenting Roman Marriage
      Ann R. Raia (The College of New Rochelle)
Rome's Teacher: Quintilian and the Defense of Teachers in the High Roman Empire
      Timothy J. Phin (Johns Hopkins University)
2:30-4:30 PM
(Salon E)
Panel D: Edith Hamilton's Way to Catullus: Reading, Reception, Translation.
Judith P. Hallett (University of Maryland, College Park) presiding

      Judith P. Hallett (University of Maryland, College Park)
Edith Hamilton's Metric Translations of Catullus 3 and 5
      Alan Vollmann and Stephen Rojcewicz (University of Maryland, College Park)
Edith Hamilton's Catullus 85, 72 and 76: To Love or Hate Them?
      Harrison Sepulveda and Michael Leary (University of Maryland, College Park)
Factual Reconstruction: Resisting the Poetic Diversity of Catullus in Edith Hamilton's The Roman Way
      Michael Lucido and Steven Boscovitch (University of Maryland, College Park)
5:30-6:30 PM
(Maryland 3)
Reception: hors d'oeuvres and open bar
6:30-7:30 PM
(Maryland 3)
Clack Lecture: CAAS First Vice President Shelley P. Haley (Hamilton College) presiding. “Unexpurgated Classics: Profane Texts in a Christian Curriculum,” Amy Richlin, Professor of Classics, UCLA, introduced by David J. Murphy (The Nightingale-Bamford School), CAAS past President and Investment Liaison.
8:00-10:00 PM
(Maryland 4)
Buffet Dinner: CAAS First Vice President Shelley P. Haley (Hamilton College) presiding
Presentation by Adrienne Kaiulani Aranita, Bryn Mawr College, 2011 Hahn Scholarship winner


Saturday, October 15, 2011

8:00 AM-12:00 noon
8:00 AM-4:00 PM
(Garden Room)
Book Display
8:00-9:00 AM
(Maryland 4)
Refreshments: Coffee, tea, juice, bagels
9:00-10:30 AM
(Salon C)
Paper Session G: Pedagogy.
Valentina DeNardis (Villanova University, CAAS Director for Philadelphia) and Karin Suzadail (Owen J. Roberts High School, CAAS ACTFL Delegate) presiding

       Prezis, Podcasts, and Persistence: Creative Solutions for the Third Trimester
Adrianne Pierce (Hackley School)
Teaching Latin Conditions Effectively
       Lynn Sawlivich (University of Delaware)
The Integration of Archaeology with the Teaching of Latin and Greek
       Henry V. Bender (The Hill School and Saint Joseph's University)
9:00-10:30 AM
(Salon D)
Paper Session H: Philosophy.
Sean Lake (Summit High School, CAAS Director for Northern New Jersey) and David J. Murphy (The Nightingale-Bamford School) presiding

The Character of Euthyphro
       Daniel Werner (SUNY New Paltz)
The Sculptor as a Point of Difficulty in Plato's Ion
       Joseph A. Almeida (Franciscan University of Steubenville)
Socrates' Laughable Body and its Consequences: A Comment on an Anonymous Comic Fragment (com. adesp. 940 K.-A.)
       Daniel R. McLean (McMaster University)
9:00-10:30 AM
(Salon E)
Paper Session I: Scholarship on the Horizon: Undergraduate Research in Classical Studies I.
Sarah Ferrario (The Catholic University of America, CAAS Director for the District of Columbia) and Brett Rogers (Gettysburg College, CAAS Director for Central & Western Pennsylvania) presiding

Aesthetics of Wilderness: The Sublime in Nineteenth-Century America
       Antonia N. Farzan (Hamilton College): James Bradley Wells, Professor
Dialogues of Beauty: The Relationship Between Scientific Inquiry and Ancient Aesthetics in the Works of Leon Battista Alberti and Leonardo da Vinci
       Sarah Reynolds (Hamilton College): James Bradley Wells, Professor
Poetic Authority in Hesiod's Theogony
       Amanda Klause (Swarthmore College): Jeremy Lefkowitz, Professor
10:30 AM-12:30 PM
(Salon C)
Paper Session J: Roman Poetry.
Barbara K. Gold (Hamilton College) and Barbara Pavlock (Lehigh University) presiding

The Most Dangerous Game: Lucretian Hunting Imagery at 1.402-409 and 5.7-56
       Lisa A. Whitlatch (Rutgers University)
Catullus Poem 5 and the Contexts of Love
       Ronnie Ancona (Hunter College and CUNY Graduate Center)
The Structure of the Dactylic Hexameter
       John Jacobs (Montclair Kimberley Academy)
Anchises Censorius: Vergil, Augustus and the Census of 28 BCE
       Eric J. Kondratieff (Temple University)
10:30 AM-12:30 PM
(Salon D)
Paper Session K: Reception.
Janet M. Martin (Princeton University) and Ann R. Raia (The College of New Rochelle) presiding

Francis Daniel Pastorius' Deliciae Hortenses and the Vergilian Pastoral Ideal
       Benjamin Haller (Virginia Wesleyan College)
STEM Education vs. Classical Education: Lessons from African-American History
       Shelley P. Haley (Hamilton College)
‘Big Science’ in Classics, Past and Present
       Annette M. Baertschi (Bryn Mawr College)
Not Just Another Teenage Wizard—Merlin and the Plautine Clever Slave
       Sarah Skelley (University at Buffalo)
10:30 AM-12:30 PM
(Salon E)
Panel E: New Techniques, New Technologies in Teaching Classical Material Culture.
Alison C. Poe (Fairfield University) presiding

Recasting the Canon: Teaching (with) Plaster Casts of Greek and Roman Sculpture
       Annetta Alexandridis (Cornell University)
Giving Meaning to Appropriation: Using Modern Ideologies to Study Roman Art
       Genevieve S. Gessert (Hood College)
Connecting with Classical Civilization through the Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
       Jean Sorabella (independent scholar)
Using ARTstor to Get Up Close and Digital in the Classics Classroom
       Marice E. Rose (Fairfield University)
Teaching Art and Archaeology in General Education Courses through Online Components
       Jean Alvares (Montclair State University)
12:30-2:00 PM
(Maryland 3/4)
Buffet Luncheon and CAAS Business Meeting: CAAS President Sarolta Takács (The Sage Colleges) presiding
Ovatio honoring Matthew S. Santirocco (New York University), Editor, Classical World, presented by Henry V. Bender (The Hill School and Saint Joseph's University), CAAS past President and Program Coordinator.
Recognition of Barbara F. McManus (The College of New Rochelle), CAAS past President and Webmaster
Business Meeting of the Association; Election of Officers and Directors
2:00-4:00 PM
(Salon C)
Panel F: Early Imperial Latin Literature.
Valentina DeNardis (Villanova University) presiding

The Ambiguous Gender of Venus, Goddess and Planet, in the Ancient World
       Valentina DeNardis (Villanova University)
Telephus, Poet, Lydia: the Pattern of Physicality of Horace's Odes 1.13
       Adrienne Kiki Aranita (Bryn Mawr College)
Love Letters to Homer: A Comparison of Ovid's Heroides 1 and Lucian's Verae Historiae 2.35
       Inger Neeltje Irene Kuin (New York University)
Lucan's Domestic Politics
       Melanie Subacus (New York University)
Reconsidering ‘Patriotic’ Alterations in Livy's Fourth Decade
       Christopher Vacca (Bryn Mawr College)
2:00-4:00 PM
(Salon D)
Paper Session L: Scholarship on the Horizon: Undergraduate Research in Classical Studies II.
John Jacobs (Montclair Kimberly Academy, CAAS Treasurer) and Adrianne Pierce (Hackley School, CAAS Director for Eastern New York) presiding

Justinian's Motivations for the Re-conquest of Africa
       Samuel Y. Winsted (United States Naval Academy): Phyllis Culham, Professor
Et in Arcadia Ego: Baron Wilhelm von Gloeden
       Jack A. Waddell (Hamilton College): James Bradley Wells, Professor
The Aeneid in Modern American and the State of the Classics in Late Nineteenth-Century America
       Joseph P. Dexter (Princeton University): Pramit Chaudhuri, Professor
Classics in Performance: Pygmalion & the Myth of the Artist
       Santino DeAngelo (Binghamton University SUNY): John H. Starks, Jr., Professor
4:00-6:00 PM
(Salon E/F)
Meeting of the 2011-2012 CAAS Board of Directors


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