2022 Northwest Undergraduate "Virtual" Conference on the Ancient World

Saturday, April 30, 2022

All sessions will take place on Zoom (links to be provided)

Opening Remarks and Welcome

9:45 a.m.
Chair: Rob Chenault, Willamette University

PANEL 1: Cultural Exchange in the Ancient Near East

Chair: Mary Bachvarova, Willamette University
9:50 a.m.
Lauren Burchinal, Willamette University

"The Sumerian Literary Context of the Biblical Book of Lamentations"

10:10 a.m.
Christiana Ewald, Willamette University

"Hellenistic Heroes and the Jesus of the Infancy Gospel of Thomas"

10:30 a.m.
Emma Canchola, Willamette University

"A Study of Ancient Egyptian Frog Lamps from the Fred W. Neumann Collection"

10:50-11:00 a.m.

PANEL 2: Greek Art

Chair:  Kris Seaman, University of Oregon
11:00 a.m.
Morning Glory Ritchie, University of Oregon

"Vessel of Destruction: Classical Sirens and Hybrid Femininity in Ancient Greece"

11:20 a.m.
Orion Whitcher, Lewis and Clark College

“Representations of Memory in Greek Funerary Art"

11:40 a.m.
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"

12:00-1:00 p.m.

PANEL 3: Defining the Roman and the Human

Chair: Ortwin Knorr, Willamette University
1:00 p.m.
Jessie Radcliffe, Willamette University
“Propriety and Prejudice: The Flexible Nature and Usage of Wine in Horace's Odes"
1:20 p.m.
Niamh Green, University of Oregon

“Tug of (Punic) War: Saguntum and Carthage as the Sides of Roman Morality"

1:40 p.m.
Alex Morel, Willamette University
“Lover as Helen Saga: Odes 1.13-17"
2:00-2:10 p.m.
2:10 p.m.
Reeve Boyer, Whitman College

"Glory's Death and Heroism's Facade in Lucan and Homer"

2:30 p.m.
Freya Schlaefer, Reed College

"The Limit of Heaven: Creating Space for Immortal Mortals in Pindar"

2:50 p.m.
Conference Ends
Willamette University

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