Schedule for the Tenth Northwest Undergraduate Conference On the Ancient World

The Tenth Northwest Undergraduate Conference on the Ancient World

Location: Ford Hall

Saturday, April 25, 2015

8:30 A.M.

Continental breakfast served in Ford Hall 102

9:30 A.M.
9:30 - 10:50 A.M.
SESSION ONE - Politics, Ford Hall 102

Chair: Brian Turner (Portland State University)

9:30 - Katherine Gibbs (Gonzaga University) - "Empire State of Mind: A Look into Cicero's Contradictions Regarding Roman Imperialism"

9:50 - Abigail Russell (Western Washington University) - "Liberty's Chains"

10:10 - Kristen Patterson (Willamette University) - "Agricola the Schoiar General"

10:30 - Bailey Boatsman (Reed College) - "Manipulating Augury: Exploring Augustus' Legitimization of Power Through Art"

10:50 - 11:05 A.M.
11:05 A.M. - 12:05 P.M.
SESSION TWO - Religion and Philosophy, Ford Hall 102

Chair: Mary Schmitt (George Fox University)

11:05 - Mallory McGowen (Boise State University) - "Galen's Failure and the Gods' Victory: A Look at the Resurgence of Religious Fervor in the Wake of the Antonine Plague"

11:25 - Conor Foley (George Fox University) - "Anti-Theodicy in Jeremiah 17:5-8: The Polemicized Weltanschauung of Deuteronomic Ideology"

11:45 - Haley Tilt (Reed College) - "Lucretian Levity: The Role of Wordplay in the Philosophy of De Rerum Natura"

12:05 P.M. - 1:05 P.M.
1:05 - 2:25 P.M.
SESSION THREE - Ethnicity and Culture, Ford Hall 122

Chair: David Oosterhuis (Gonzaga University)

1:05 - Alexander Witherspoon (Evergreen State College) - "Hanno: An Inquiry and Commentary"

1:25 - Ian Blair (Lewis and Clark College) - "Eating Ethnicity: An Examination of the Politics of Ethnicity through Food Culture in Herodotus' Histories"

1:45 - Courtney Bither (George Fox University) - "Policing of Women's Body and Dress in Greco-Roman Society in the 1st Century CE"

2:05 - Ethan Schiller: "᾿Ουτοπιάζε: Heroic Identities in Homeric Utopianism"

2:25 - 2:40 P.M.
2:40 – 3:40 P.M.
SESSION FOUR - Archaeology, Ford Hall 122

Chair: Thomas Keeline (Western Washington University)

2:40 - Jasmine Akiyama-Kim (University of Oregon) - "Arethusa: Four Perspectives on the Syracusan Fountains"

3:00 - Grace Birdwell - (Lewis and Clark College) - Bare Bones: An Analysis of Human Burials at the Villa con Cryptoportici

3:20 - Kaitlin O’Neill (Willamette University) - "Connecting the Cup-and-ring Motif in Passage Tomb Art and Rock Art to the Landscape of Neolithic Ireland"

Optional Guided Tour Through the Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Guided Tour led by Ortwin Knorr (Willamette University)

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