Senior Thesis Colloquium 2020: November 13 and 20

November 9, 2020

Please join us on the afternoon of November 13th and 20th for the annual Senior Thesis Colloquium! Senior Classics concentrators writing theses will present their works in progress and solicit feedback. All are welcome!

Zoom links for both events behind Harvard Key.

Friday November 13, 2020

2:00–2:30 p.m.   Emily Johns
An analysis of the neural correlates of psychosis: from antiquity to modern research
2:30–3 p.m.        Mikayla Morosky
Stories of the Antonine Plague and the Significance of Pandemic Disease in the Roman Empire
3–3:30 p.m.         Bliss Perry
Examining the Authenticity of Plato's Epistles with Computational Methods
3:30–3:45 p.m.    Break
3:45–4:15 p.m.    Serena Shah
Living Antiquity, Black Bodies: Classical Slave-naming Practices in the Antebellum U.S. South
4:15–4:45 p.m.    Katherine Vallot-Basker
Miniaturized Monumentality: the Role of the Viewer in Architectural Iconography on Roman Imperial Coins

Friday November 20, 2020

2:00–2:30 p.m.     Frances Choi
Pierre Gassendi: From Epicureanism to Christian Ethics
2:30–3 p.m.           Joseph Barisa
Interpretive Study of De Trinitate 11
3–3:30 p.m.           Muhua Yang
“I want to be with you any way I can”—Translating Exile in Ovid’s Tristia
3:30–3:45 p.m.       Break
3:45–4:15 p.m.      Philip Geanakoplos
Centurions and their representation in Julius Caesar's Commentarii
4:15–4:45 p.m.      Justin Tseng
The Carausian Revolt of 286: The Original Roman Brexit?
4:15–4:45 p.m.      Lincoln Herrington
The King in the East: Terror and Military Expansionism in Rome and America