4th Annual Graduate Colloquium in Classics

Identity and Identifications:Cultural Politics in the Ancient World

Keynote Speaker: Professor Thomas Habinek (University of Southern California)

Saturday, April 15, 2006
George Wells Knight House
104 East 15th Avenue



Coffee and Conversation: 9:00-9:30

Session I: 9:30-10:30

Welcoming Address:
"How Am I Not Myself?: The Poetics of Identity in Targets of Invective Abuse"
Professor Tom Hawkins (The Ohio State University)

"Remembering the Future. Aeneas between Troy and Rome"
Mathias Hanses (Ball State University)

Coffee Break: 10:30-10:40

Session II: 10:40-12:10

"Crossing Troy: Helen and the Poetics of Metaphora"
Katerina Ladianou (The Ohio State University)

"Mapping the Female Subject in the Early Roman Empire"
Professor Denise Eileen McCoskey
Associate Professor in Classics and Affiliate, Black World Studies (Miami University)

Lunch: 12:10-1:30

Session III: 1:30-3:00

"Our Own Selves or Somebody Else's: The Contest of Identity in Plautus"
Christopher Bungard (The Ohio State University)

"Arrian the Personal Historian"
Kyle Lakin (Standford University)

"The Orthodox Politeia and the Syriac Life of John of Tella"
Nathanael Andrade (University of Michigan)

Break: 3:00-3:30

Keynote Address: 3:30-5:00

"Imitation and Address in Ancient Societies"
Professor Thomas Habinek (University of Southern California)

Reception: 5:00-6:00