8th Annual Graduate Colloquium in Classics

The Ohio State University's 8th Annual Graduate Colloquium in Classics

Post Scriptum?

Questioning the Status of Greek and Latin Literature in Late Antiquity


Keynote Speaker:
Gavin Kelly
University of Edinburgh

Saturday, April 17, 2010
George Wells Knight House
104 E. 15th Avenue

Schedule of Events:
9:00-9:30 Coffee, Bagels, and Conversation

9:30-10:15 Opening Speaker: "Things are more like they are now than they ever have been: The Belatedness of Late Antiquity"
Anthony Kaldellis (The Ohio State University)

10:15-10:45 "Headed to Hell in a Handbasket: Depictions of Tartarus in Early Christian Hymns"
Robin McGill (Brown University)

10:45-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-11:30 "The Sword, the Spear, and the Stylus: Procopius and Military Historiography"
Charles Bartlett (New York University)

11:30-12:00 "Cosmological Civic History from Plato to Augustine: Timaeus-Critias and City of God 11-22"
David DeVore (University of California, Berkeley)

12:00-1:30 Lunch

1:30-2:00 Exigua Monumenta: Secondary Poetics and the Late Antique Verse Summaries of Vergil's Aeneid
Christopher Polt (University of North Carolina)

2:00-2:30 "Textus Sacrilegus: The De Raptu Proserpinae and the Construction of Latin Poetry."
Aaron Pelttari (Cornell University)

2:30-3:00 "Days of Future Past: Quintus of Smyrna on Past and Present"
Vincent Tomasso (Stanford University)

3:00-3:30 Coffee Break

3:30-5:00 Keynote Address:
"Writing the History of Later Latin Literature"
Gavin Kelly (University of Edinburgh)