Fifteenth Annual Graduate Student Colloquium, Charlottesville, Virginia, Saturday, March 19, 2011.
All talks will be held in 125 Minor Hall.
9:00 Breakfast in the atrium of Minor Hall
9:45-10:45 First set of graduate student papers:
"The 'Greatness' of Thrasea Paetus in the Annals of Tacitus"
Cory M. Wasielczyk, The Catholic University of America
"The Competitive Connoisseur: Scipio Aemilianus and his Round Temple to Hercules Victor in the Forum Boarium"
Leticia R. Rodriguez, The University of Texas at Austin
10:45 Coffee break
11:00-12:00 Second set of graduate student papers:
"Hidden Greatness in Aristophanic Comedy"
Daniel Walin, University of California, Berkeley
"Voices From Below: The Role of Women's Opinion in the Birth of Israel's Monarchy"
Blaire French, University of Virginia, Department of Religious Studies
12:00 Lunch break
2:30 Keynote address:
"Grandstanding, Groveling and the Greek Comic Hero"
Ralph Rosen, Rose Family Endowed Term Professor of Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania
3:30 Coffee break
3:45-4:45 Third set of graduate student papers:
"Julius Caesar - Optimus Maximus...Pius"
Corey Hackworth, The Ohio State University
"Divine Princeps, Great Poet: The divinity of Augustus and the construction of poetic grandeur in Horace's Odes 1-3"
Bobby Xinyue, University College London
4:45 Reception in the atrium of Minor Hall