Lingua Sed Torpet: Manifestations of Emotion
in the Ancient World
Twelfth Annual Graduate Student Colloquium, Charlottesville, Virginia, Saturday, February 16, 2008.
All talks will be held in 125 Minor Hall.
9:30 Breakfast in the atrium of Minor Hall
10:00 First set of graduate student papers:
"Transforming Relationships through Emotional Expression in Sophocles' Electra"
Teresa M. Lemieux,University of Chicago
"Reconstructing Rome: Vespasian in the Capitolium"
Karen Acton, University of Michigan
11:00 Coffee break
11:15 Second set of graduate student papers:
"Brutalized Bodies and Broken Categories in Catullus 8 and 40"
Jessica McCutcheon, Yale University
"Blood, Guts, and Laughter: Dark Humour in Statius' Thebaid V"
Kyle Gervais, Queen's University
2:15 Keynote address:
"Weeping for Joy: A Paradox in the Expression of Emotion"
David Konstan, Brown University
3:30 Coffee break
3:45 Third set of graduate student papers:
"The Peripatetic View of the Passions"
Emily Fletcher, University of Toronto
"Lucretius and the Conquest of Emotion"
Rhett W. Jenkins, University of Pittsburgh
4:45 Reception in the atrium of Minor Hall