Walking the Line:
Limits and Boundaries in the Ancient World
Saturday, March 29, 2014
Keynote Speaker: Charles Platter, University of Georgia
Opening Address: Fritz Graf, The Ohio State University
University Hall Museum, Room 143 - 230 North Oval Mall
"Apollo and Daphne" by Lorenzo Bernini
Schedule of Events
Opening Address 9:30-10:30
“Their Boundaries and Ours: On Territoriality in Ancient Religions and Modern Scholarship”
Fritz Graf, The Ohio State University
Panel 1 10:30-11:30
"Drawing Lines in Mesopotamia"
Hamish Cameron, University of Southern California
"Communication and Trade across the Indian Ocean in the Early Imperial Period"
Charlie Yow, The University of Georgia
Panel 2 1:00-2:00
"Separating History from Archaeology at Mycenae"
Evan Levine, Texas Tech University
"Concerning the Complexity of Influence on and within the Italic Languages"
Jill Simmons, The University of Georgia
Panel 3 2:15-3:15
"Nero vs. Nature: The Fateful Crossing of Boundaries in Suetonius' Life of Nero"
David Wright, Rutgers University
"Theocritean narrative framing in Vergil's Aristaeus"
Amanda Gregory, University of Wisconsin
Keynote Speaker 3:30-4:30
"Margins of Text and Genre in Aristophanes"
Charles Platter, The University of Georgia