NUCAW 2020 Schedule Suspended

15th Northwest Undergraduate Conference on the Ancient World. This event is cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. We look forward to resuming next year.

Saturday April 27, 2019

All sessions in the Kremer Board Room (Ford Hall 102)


9:00 a.m.
Conference registration begins; continental breakfast available, Ford Hall 102

Panel 1: Constructions of Race and Gender

Ortwin Knorr, Willamette University (Chair)
9:30 a.m.
Marissa Lewis , Seattle Pacific University
“Politics and Performances of Translation and Truth-telling: Cassandra in Greek and Roman Agamemnons
9:50 a.m.
Dimitra Fellman , University of Oregon

“Race, Ethnicity, and Jewish Identity in the Ancient Mediterranean”

10:10 a.m.
Leah Burian , University of Oregon

“By Blood or Brotherhood? A Case Study of Ethnic Identity in Philo’s Works”

10:30 a.m.
Rikki Liu , Reed College
"The Epistula ad Floram: Appealing to an Intellectual Woman in the Competitive Religious Marketplace of Second Century Christianity"
10:50-11:05 a.m.

PANEL 2: The Roman Empire and the Near and Far East

Sonia Sabnis, Reed College (Chair)
11:05 a.m.
Janessa Reeves , Seattle Pacific University

“A More Critical Classics: Highlighting the Cult of Cybele”

11:25 a.m.
Taylor Tyrell , Gonzaga University

“An Imperial Hero: Cult Worship of the Hero and God Antinous”

11:45 a.m.
Marnie Leven , Reed College

“Textual-Textile Imperialism: Understanding How the Roman Empire Viewed the Chinese Empire Through the Devised Luxury of Silk”

12:05-1:00 p.m.

PANEL 3: Identities and Identifications

Kristen Seaman, University of Oregon (Chair)
1:00 p.m.
Holly Piper , Willamette University

“Early Bronze Age Cypriote Pottery: Influence and Expression”

1:20 p.m.
Echo Mendiguren , University of Oregon
“The Two Figures of Hathor: Mortal or Divine?”
1:40 p.m.
Tracy Alan, Portland State University
“Identification of Balnea on Three Previously
Unanalyzed Fragments of the Great Marble Map of Rome”
2:00-2:15 p.m.

PANEL 4: Romans in Italy

Brian Turner, Portland State University (Chair)
2:15 p.m.
Elizabeth Figlio , University of Oregon
“Floral Imagery and Emotional Expression in the Aeneid
2:35 p.m.
Hannah Jay , Lewis and Clark College

“Roman Villas: Agriculture as Spectacle”

2:55 p.m.
Kaylee Ma , Reed College

“Ancient Experiences: Digital Archaeological Reconstructions
of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Oplontis”

3:15 p.m.
Conference Ends
Willamette University

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