2017 AIA and SCS Joint Annual Meeting

January 6, 2017
2017 AIA and SCS Joint Annual Meeting

This year's Harvard-affiliated participants in the 2017 AIA and SCS Joint Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada, January 5–8:

Complete SCS Program          Complete AIA Program

Friday, January 6

SCS First Paper Session (8:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.)

Session 1: Representing Gender

Alexandra Schultz (Harvard University)
"Reading Between the Brothers in Sappho's 'Brothers Poem'"

Session 2: Markets, Money, Land, and Contracts

Charles Frederick Bartlett (Harvard University)
"The Publicani During the Roman Empire: The Political Economy of Public Contracts"

Session 5: Narrating the Self: Autobiography in Late Antiquity

David Ungvary (Dumbarton Oaks)
"Ennodius's Eucharisticon and the Poetics of Ascetic Autobiography"

Session 8: Greek and Latin Linguistics

Jeremy Rau (Harvard University); Benjamin Fortson (University of Michigan); Timothy Barnes (Princeton University), Organizers

AIA SESSION 1B (8:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.)

Workshop Fresh in the Field: New Research and Resources in the Study of Ancient Surface Decoration

Moderator: Elizabeth M. Molacek (Harvard University)

SCS Second Paper Session (10:45 AM–12:45 PM)

Session 13: The Next Generation: Papers by Undergraduate Classics Students

Joshua Blecher-Cohen (Harvard University)
"Rehabilitating Legal Rule in Statesman and Laws"

Saturday, January 7

SCS All-Day Workshop (8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.)

Ancient MakerSpaces: Digital Tools for Classical Scholarship

6. 12:30-1:00. Showcase 2: Pramit Chaudhuri (University of Texas at Austin) and Joseph Dexter (Harvard University)
"Phylogenetic Profiling and the Reception of Classical Drama"

SCS Roundtable Discussion Session (12:15 p.m.–1:45 p.m.)

Claudia Filos (Center for Hellenic Studies)
"Beyond MOOCs to Classics, Content, and Community Building: A Case Study at "Hour 25"

SCS Sixth Paper Session (1:45 p.m.–4:45 p.m.)

Session 41: Imperial Fashioning in the Roman World

Kathleen Coleman (Harvard University), Presider

Session 44: Traditions and Innovations in Literature

Sergios Paschalis (Harvard University)
"The Satyr Who Stirred Up the Hornets' Nest: Ovidian 'Satyr Play' in the Fasti"

Session 47. Imagining the Future through the Past: Classical and Early Modern Political Thought

Pramit Chaudhuri (University of Texas at Austin), and Ariane Schwartz (Harvard University), Organizers

Sunday, January 8

SCS Seventh Paper Session (8:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.)

Session 50: Use and Power of Rhetoric

Marco Romani Mistretta (Harvard University)
"Empire and Invention: The Elder Pliny's Heurematography (NH 7.191-215)

AIA SESSION 7I (8:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.)

Workshop Researching Ownership Histories for Antiquities in Museum Collections

Panelist: Amy Brauer (Harvard Art Museums)