7th Annual Graduate Colloquium in Classics

The Department of Classics Annual Graduate
Colloquium Presents:

The Future of the Ancient: Making Classics Relevant
 

Statue of Caesar


Saturday, May 2, 2009
Location: George Wells Knight House
Contact: teitel-paule.1@osu.edu or danielewicz.1@osu.edu
Keynote speaker: Mary Beard
 

9:00 – 9:30 Coffee

9:30 – 10:15 Brave New Ancient World - Bruce Heiden (Ohio State University)

10:15 – 10:45 Were the Classics Ever Relevant? - Marcos B. Gouvea (The University of Chicago)

10:45 – 11:15 On Poets and Poetry: The Anxieties of Poetic Reception in Callimachus' Epigrams - Sophia Bender (Columbia University)

11:15 – 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:00 The Deviation of the Standards: The Classics in Secondary Education - Erin O'Bryan (University of Pittsburgh)

12:00 – 12:30 The Homeric Ethos Experiment: The Modern Struggle to Be the Best of the Achaeans - Emily Joy Bembeneck, Matthew Cohn, Jonathan M. Rowland, (University of Michigan)

12:30 – 1:30 Lunch

1:30 – 2:00 Canon Balls: Rethinking the Conditions of Reading Latin Texts - Ian Fielding (University of Warwick / UW-Madison)

2:00 – 2:30 Computer Technology and Textual Criticism - Harry Schmidt (University of Princeton)

3:00 - 3:30 Teaching Classics and American Identity: A new angle on the "relevance" of Greco-Roman antiquity - Lyra Monteiro (Brown University)

3:30 – 3:45 Break!

3:45 – 5:15 Keynote Address: Does Classics Have a Future? - Mary Beard (Cambridge University)

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