Senior Thesis Colloquium on Friday, November 17, 2017

November 13, 2017

Please join us on the afternoon of November 17th for the annual Senior Thesis Colloquium! Senior Classics concentrators writing theses will present their works in progress and solicit feedback. All are welcome!

The Colloquium will run from 2 to 5:15 p.m., with a break for coffee and cookies, in Boylston 103. Afterwards, all are cordially invited back to the Department for Happy Hour.

2017 Senior Thesis Colloquium

November 17, Boylston 103

2:00 – 2:30 p.m. Thomas Dumbach (Classical Languages and Literatures)

Initium Turbandi Omnia a Femina Ortum Est: Gendered Transgression in Livy and Tacitus”
Advisors: Richard Thomas and Christopher Cochran

2:30 – 3:00 p.m. Matthew DeShaw (Ancient History)

Oblata arripe: Memory and Identity in Morgantina, 211 BCE – ca. 21 CE”
Advisors: Emma Dench and Anthony Shannon

3:00 – 3:30 p.m. Jiha Min (Classical Civilizations)

“Are You Mad or Bad? The Pathology of Evil in Ciceronian Invective”
Advisors: Emma Dench and James Zainaldin

3:30 – 3:45 p.m. Coffee Break

3:45 – 4:15 p.m. Victor Mezacapa (Classical Languages and Literatures)

“The Most Important Book You've Never Heard Of: Cicero's De Officiis in Our Intellectual Tradition”
Advisors: Mark Schiefsky and Marco Romani-Mistretta

4:15 – 4:45 p.m.  Phoebe Lakin (Classical Languages and Literatures)

“The Poet's Almanac: Text and Context of Columella's De Cultu Hortorum
Advisors: Richard Thomas and James Taylor

4:45 – 5:15 p.m. Theodore Delwiche (Classical Languages and Literatures)

In silvis Academia surgit: Latin Learning in Seventeenth-Century New England”
Advisors: Ann Blair (History) and Massimo Cé

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