Saturday, April 30, 2022
All sessions will take place on Zoom (links to be provided)
Opening Remarks and Welcome
Chair: Rob Chenault, Willamette University
PANEL 1: Cultural Exchange in the Ancient Near East
Chair: Mary Bachvarova, Willamette University
Lauren Burchinal, Willamette University
"The Sumerian Literary Context of the Biblical Book of Lamentations"
Christiana Ewald, Willamette University
"Hellenistic Heroes and the Jesus of the Infancy Gospel of Thomas"
Emma Canchola, Willamette University
"A Study of Ancient Egyptian Frog Lamps from the Fred W. Neumann Collection"
PANEL 2: Greek Art
Chair: Kris Seaman, University of Oregon
Morning Glory Ritchie, University of Oregon
"Vessel of Destruction: Classical Sirens and Hybrid Femininity in Ancient Greece"
Orion Whitcher, Lewis and Clark College
“Representations of Memory in Greek Funerary Art"
Delaney Buchanan, Willamette University
“The Language of Lines: A Catalogue and Exploration of Decorative Techniques on Cypriote Objects in the Neumann Collection of the Hallie Ford Museum of Art, from the Early Cypriote to Cypro-Archaic Periods"
PANEL 3: Defining the Roman and the Human
Chair: Ortwin Knorr, Willamette University
Jessie Radcliffe, Willamette University
“Propriety and Prejudice: The Flexible Nature and Usage of Wine in Horace's Odes"
Niamh Green, University of Oregon
“Tug of (Punic) War: Saguntum and Carthage as the Sides of Roman Morality"
Alex Morel, Willamette University
“Lover as Helen Saga: Odes 1.13-17"
Reeve Boyer, Whitman College
"Glory's Death and Heroism's Facade in Lucan and Homer"
Freya Schlaefer, Reed College
"The Limit of Heaven: Creating Space for Immortal Mortals in Pindar"