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Seventeenth Annual Graduate Student Colloquisum, Charlottesville, Virginia, Saturday, March 23, 2013.


All talks will be held in 125 Minor Hall.

9:15-9:45 Breakfast in the atrium of Minor Hall

9:45-10:45 First set of graduate student papers:

"Light My Fire: An Overview, Typology, and Analysis of Erotic Roman Lamps"
Alexander Mazurek, Department of Classics, SUNY Buffalo

"A Light in the Dark: Redefining the Function of the Lighthouses in the Adriatic Sea During the Roman Age, in Light of the Archaeological Research"
Federico Ugolini, Department of Classics, King's College London

10:45-11:00 Coffee break

11:00-12:00 Second set of graduate student papers:

"Dueling Dreamers: Divine Dreams as Propaganda During the Second Punic War"
Brittany Lauber, Department of Classics, The Ohio State University

"Dreaming of Amor: Ovid's Error in Epistulae ex Ponto 3.3"
Rebecca A. Miller, Department of Classics, Harvard University

12:00-2:00 Lunch break

2:00-3:00 Third set of graduate student papers:

"Counteracting Night's Song: Image, Sound, and Theology in Iliad 5"
Matthew Newman, Department of Classical Studies, University of Michigan

"Can you hear me now? Rome's Nocturnal Soundscape"
Jason Linn, Department of History, University of California, Santa Barbara

3:00-3:15 Coffee break

3:15-4:15 Keynote Address: "Lucubration Nation"
Catherine Keane, Associate Professor of Classics, Washington University in St. Louis

4:15 Reception in the atrium of Minor Hall