NUCAW 2017 Schedule

12th Northwest Undergraduate Conference on the Ancient World. Ford Hall, Willamette University

Saturday April 22, 2017

All sessions will take place in the Kremer Board Room, 1st floor, Ford Hall.


9:30 a.m.
Conference registration begins. Breakfast served

Guests are welcome!

Session 1 » Chair: Robert Chenault, Willamette University

10:00 a.m.
Annastasia Conner, Portland State University

“Herophilus and his Wine-Vat: The Use of Analogy in Ancient Medical Writing”

10:20 a.m.
Kelsie Stewart, Brigham Young University

“Gaping Mars: Sexualized Atomic Theory in Lucretius”

10:50 a.m.
Emma Sargent, Willamette University

“Ethics Gone Awry: The Conservation History of the Parthenon and the Elgin Marbles”

11:10-11:25 a.m.

Session 2 » Chair: Brian Turner, Portland State University

11:25 a.m.
Rikki Liu, Reed College

“The Rules of Shared Citizenship in Lucian's Vera Historia and Concilium Deorum”

11:45 a.m.
Henry Bauer, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

“Livy and Poggio: Latin Style Through the Ages”

12:05 p.m.

Session 3 » Chair: Ortwin Knorr, Willamette University

12:50 p.m.
Conor Foley, George Fox University

"Ezekiel's Ecological Imagination: A Utopian Vision of Reconstitution"

1:10 p.m.
Rachel Dell, Willamette University

"Themes of Women's Purity in Tacitus and Juvenal"

1:30 p.m.
Lex Ladge , Reed College

"The Importance of 'The Sacred' in the Herodotean World"

1:50-2:05 p.m.

Session 4 » Chair: Sonia Sabnis, Reed College

2:05 p.m.
Aidan Kolar, Portland State University

“Defectors of the Late Roman Republic”

2:25 p.m.
Kathe Tallmadge, University of Washington

“Emperor Nero and the Inversion of Social Order Through Dining”