Spring Talks by Brown Classicists
January 2013: Sue Alcock (with Alex Knodell), "The Petra Area and Wadi Silaysil Survey, 2010-2012: Methods, Motivations and Preliminary Results," at the annual meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, Seattle WA (January 3-6).
February 27, 2013: Johanna Hanink, "Lycurgus of Boutadae and the Invention of Classical Tragedy," the European Cultural Studies "Lemon Cake Lecture," Brandeis University.
March 17, 2013: David Buchta, "The Legacy of Bhāṣāsamaka Poetry," at the annual meeting of the American Oriental Society, Portland, OR.
March 20-22, 2013: Mary-Louise Gill, "Aristotle's Intellectual Virtues," at a workshop on Aristotle's Posterior Analytics and Nichomachean Eithics, Boston University.
March 28, 2013: John Bodel, "Death and social death in ancient Rome," The Hyde Lecture, University of Pennsylvania.
April 3, 2013: Stephen Kidd, "How (not) to take mockery seriously: The case of Cinesias," Boston University.
April 10, 2013: John Bodel, "High Culture in Low Places: The popular reception of elite tastes at Pompeii," University of Cincinnati.
April 20, 2013: Lisa Mignone, "Living in Republican Rome: The shanty metropolis," invited talk at the conference "Connecting to the City: Borders and Belongings to Urban Places in the Past and Present," Center for Urban and Global Studies, Trinity College, Hartford, CT.
April 26, 2013: Jay Reed, "Praesentia finxi: Love and ruins in Castiglione's Alcon and Milton's Epitaphium Damonis," at symposium "The Classical Atlantic", The John Carter Brown Library, Brown University.
April 18-20, 2013: Sue Alcock, Keynote speaker at "Cultural Memories in the Roman Empire," part of the Max-Planck award project Memoria Romana, The Getty Villa, Malibu CA.
May 2013: Stratis Papaioannou, four seminars on authorship at the Centre d’études Byzantines, néo-helléniques et sud-est européennes. École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris.
May 2013: Sue Alcock, Keynote speaker at the Theoretical Archaeological Group (TAG), University of Chicago (May 9-11).
May 28, 2013: John Bodel, "Liber esto: Free Speech at the Banquet of Trimalchio," at the 7th Rhethymnon International Conference on the Ancient Novel, Rhethymnon, Crete.
August 28-30, 2013: Stephen Kidd, "Is 'elite' comedy a parodox? The case for sympotic comedy," at the conference "Reconsidering Popular Comedy, Ancient and Modern," University of Glasgow, Scotland.
From fall 2012:
September 8, 2012: Johanna Hanink, "The Great Dionysia and the End of the Peloponnesian War", at a meeting of the working group Epichoreia, New York University.
September 20, 2012: James Fitzgerald, "The Metamorphosis of the God Dharma in the Mahābhārata", at the Hindu Studies Colloquium, Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard Divninity School.
October 4, 2012: Stratis Papaioannou, "Byzantine Authorship from Rhetorical Theory to the Manuscripts", Koç University, Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations, Istanbul, Turkey.
October 11, 2012: Lisa Marie Mignone, "Zoning Rome's Residents", keynote address at the New England Ancient History Colloquium, Brandeis University.
October 12, 2012: Elsa Amanatidou, "Task-Based Instruction: The Pedagogical Implications and Applications", at the Center for Hellenic Studies, San Francisco State University.
October 19, 2012: John Bodel, "The Life and Death of Ancient Roman Cemeteries", at the conference "Reconstruction and the Historic City: Rome and Abroad - an Interdisciplinary Approach" at the Ludwig-Maximillians University (Department of Geograpy), Munich, Germany.
October 19, 2012: Lisa Marie Mignone, "Residential Integration at Rome During the Republic", at the conference "Politische Kultur und soziale Struktur der Römischen Republik - Aus Anlass des 70. Todestages F. Münzers", University of Münster, Germany.
November 16, 2012: John Bodel, "Status Dissidents and Status Dissonance in the Roman Equestrian Order", at the conference "Social Status and Prestige in the Roman World", Ludwig-Maximillians University (Department of History), Munich, Germany.
November 17, 2012: Mary Louise Gill, "The Limits of Teleology in Aristotle's Meteorology IV.12", at a session on "Aristotle's Chemistry between Theory and Practice", International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science (HOPOS), at the annual meeting of the History of Science Society, San Diego, CA.
November 16-18: John Cherry, with Laura McAtackney and Krysta Ryzewski, "Emerald Isle of the Caribbean? Insights into the Historic Irish Presence on Montserrat", paper to be presented at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Contemporary and Historical Archaeology in Theory group (November 16-18), University of York, UK.