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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