The Eighth Annual Northwest Undergraduate Conference on the Ancient World
Schedule for the
Eighth Northwest Undergraduate Conference
on the Ancient World
Saturday April 20, 2013
Ford Hall, Willamette University
9:00 conference registration opens, continental breakfast served
SESSION ONE: Greek Medical Theory
Chair: Ann Nicgorski (Willamette University)
9:55 Allegra Radcliffe (Evergreen State College)
"Midwifery and the Plebeian Woman in the Roman Empire"
10:15 Andrew Fleming (Portland State)
"The Transmission of Hippocratic Theory through Syncretistic Amulets of the Byzantine Empire"
SESSION TWO: Greco-Roman Drama
Chair: Ulrike Krotscheck (Evergreen State College)
10:50 Eva Michalak (Willamette University)
"The Role of Women in Terence's Heautontimorumenos"
11:10 Zach Flathers (University of Puget Sound)
"Bodies on Stage: Senecan Tragedy and Staging Violence in Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus"
11:30 Lacey Polvi (Willamette University)
Euripides Ion: biai gamos
SESSION THREE: Hexametric Poetry
Chair: Ortwin Knorr (Willamette University)
1:00 Ian Wright (University of Puget Sound)
"The Isolation of Achilles: Companions, Fathers, and Wives in Iliad 9"
1:20 R. Allen Snider (University of Washington)
"By Land and By Sea: Comparative lifestyles in the pastoral tradition"
SESSION FOUR: Ancient Greek Women's Experiences
Chair: Owen Ewald (Seattle Pacific)
1:45 Elizabeth Ferrington (Evergreen State College)
"From Birth to Burial: Girls and the Control of Sexuality in Ancient Greece"
2:05 Kirsten Straus (Willamette University)
"Rape and Motherhood in Greek Tragedy"
SESSION FIVE: Roman Imperialism
Chair: Robert Chenault (Willamette University)
2:50 Kip Godfrey (Pacific Lutheran)
"Britain and Rome before the Claudian invasion"
3:10 Alley Jordan (Seattle Pacific)
"Roman Foreign Policy: Understanding Julius Caesar's Motives in the Gallic War Through the Lens of George Bush's in the Iraq War"
Check back soon for schedule!