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Program

9:00-9:10 Introduction  

09:15 – 10:15 Panel 1 The Ancient World across Time and Space

Archie Robson (Department of Archaeology, University of Durham, UK)

Missing the trees: a Late Mesolithic carved timber from Maerdy Windfarm, Wales, and its implications for prehistoric woodworking

Allen (Jilun) Zhu (Department of History, New York University, USA)

The Transformation of Byzantine Provincial Administration in the Seventh Century

Dustin Chen (Department of Classics, New York University, USA

Local Agency at the Crossroads: Yingpan Man as a Unique Case

10:15 – 10:30 Break

10:30-11:15 Panel 2 Women of the Ancient World 

Fiona McFerrin-Clancy (Department of the Classics, Harvard University, USA)

Avian Presence in Female-Dedicated Lekythoi

Sophie Vo (Ancient Mediterranean Studies, Emory University, USA)

The Terrible Beauty of Many Gazes

Veena Nambi (Religion Department, Wellesley College, USA)

Artemisia Gentileschi’s Depictions of Bathsheba as a Feminist Interpretation

Julia Keikilani Edwards (Department of English and American Literature, New York University, USA)

On Frank Ocean’s “Pyramids:” The Pimping of Cleopatra VII

11:50 – 1:00 Lunch Break

1:00-2:00 Panel 3 Creating Meaning

Katherine Shambaugh (Department of Classical Studies, College of Wooster, USA)

Reflections on Erections and Exposure: A Philological and Cultural Interpretation of Ψωλός

Rafael Torre de Silva (Department of Classics, New York University, USA)

Drunk Poets and Divine Politicians: Bacchus in Horace Odes 1.18, 2.19 and 3.25  

Eleanor M. Vannan (Department of Greek and Roman Studies, University of Victoria, Canada)

The Same Good Deeds Worthy of a Good Reputation: Preserving the Cultural Connotations of Pudicitia in Translation

2:00-2:15 Break

2:15-3:40 Panel 4 Reception of the Ancient World

Isabelle Grace Casimir (Department of Classics, Princeton University, USA)

Carolingian Reception of Eclogue 4: the Sibyl of Cumae in the Oxford Vergil and Montpellier Vergil

Nam Do (Department of Classics, Pomona College, USA)

Vercingetorix and the Honor-Identity of Empire  

Emily Yoder (Department of World Languages and Literatures, Boston University, USA)

“Resound Ye Woods and Fields”: Echoes of Virgilian Pastoral in Henry David Thoreau’s “Lately, Alas, I Knew A Gentle Boy”

John Freeman (Department of Classics, Princeton University, USA)

Decentralizing the Modern Viewer: Repatriation and Re-presentation of Orpheus and the Sirens

3:45-4:00 Break

4:00-5:00 Keynote

Dr. Ann Macy Roth, Clinical Professor, Departments of Art History and
   of Hebrew & Judaic Studies, New York University

Dirty Pictures Misinterpreted: the Case of Ancient Egyptian Pornography

5:00-5:15 Q&A for Keynote

5:15-5:30 Closing Remarks

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