Thirteenth Annual Graduate Student Colloquium, Charlottesville, Virginia, Saturday, March 14, 2009.
All talks will be held in 125 Minor Hall.
9:00 Breakfast in the atrium of Minor Hall
9:30-10:30 First set of graduate student papers:
"With Deepest Sympathy: Epistolarity and Consolation"
Mallory A. Monaco, Princeton University
"Mitto me in mare: The Philosophic Allegory of Seneca, Epistle 53"
David Hewett, University of Virginia
10:30 Coffee break
10:45-11:45 Second set of graduate student papers:
"Littera Arcana: The Literary Passion of Byblis"
Hilary Lehmann, UCLA
"A Gendered Genre? : Embedded Letters and Erotic Identity in Achilles Tatius' Leucippe and Clitophon"
Emily Rush, UCLA
11:45 Lunch break
1:30 Keynote address:
"Metaphors and Motivation: Stoicism for Seneca's Roman Readers"
Shadi Bartsch, Brown University
2:30 Coffee break
2:45-3:45 Third set of graduate student papers:
"A Tyrant's Grasp of Tradition: the Letters of Phalaris"
John Paul Christy, University of Pennsylvania
"'I Fear the Romans': Cicero's Epistolary Self-Representation as Hector"
Donna Zuckerberg, Princeton University
4:00 Reception in the atrium of Minor Hall