CAPN 2011 Preliminary Program

40th Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Pacific Northwest (CAPN)

Gonzaga University, March 11-12, 2011

A final program will be presented to attendees upon their arrival at Gonzaga.

Friday March 11 2011

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Registration

7:00 PM – 8:30 PM: Welcome and Keynote Address (Jepson 114, Wolff Auditorium)

Introductory Speaker: Prof. Nigel Nicholson (Reed College): “A Brief History of CAPN”

Keynote Address: Emeritus Prof. James Russell (University of British Columbia): “Adventures in Serendipity: A Retrospective of 40 Years of Archaeological Investigation in Rough Cilicia.”

8:30 PM – 9:30: Reception (Jepson Foyer)

Saturday March 12 2011

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM: Breakfast and Registration

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM: Session I

Panel IA: Roman History

Walter Englert (Reed College): “Burning the Books of Numa: Rome's Changing Relationship to Greek Philosophy in the early Second Century BCE”

Jaime Volker (University of Washington): “The Caesar in Catiline: Allusions to Caesar’s Commentarii de bello civili in Sallust’s depiction of Catiline”

Ortwin Knorr (Willamette University): “Catilina's First Attempt to Run for Consul (66 BCE)”

Christopher Klammt (University of Califorina - LA): “Republican Precedents for the Divine Honors of Julius Caesar”

Panel IB: Greek Literature

Ruby Blondell (University of Washington): “Two-Faced Helen”

Nigel Nicholson (Reed College): “Injury in Epinician”

Sonia Sabnis (Reed College): “Good Slaves in the Greek Novel”

Robin Greene (University of Washington): “Once Upon a Time in Aktaia: Callimachus, the Atthidographers and ‘Old’ Attica”

10:30 AM – 11 AM: Coffee Break (Jepson Foyer)

11 AM – 12:15 PM: Session II

Panel IIA: Latin Literature

Aislinn Melchior (University of Puget Sound): “The Domestication of Vir-tus”

Ellen Snyder (University of California – LA): “Virtue, Violence, and Victors: The Role of Pudicitia in Livy's Ab Urbe Condita”

Elliott Piros (University of Puget Sound): “Women, Writing, and Commemoration in Propertius Book IV”

Panel IIB: Late Antiquity

Douglas Domingo-Forasté (California State University, Long Beach): “’If you notice, most folks don't go to church only when they've got to; but a hog is different.' Swine & Co. in Byzantine churches.”

Matt Versdahl (Seattle Pacific University): “John Chrysostom and the Transformation of Classical Greek”

Catharine Roth (Spokane Community College): “Suda On Line: Progress Report”

12:15 PM – 1:45 PM: Lunch and CAPN business meeting

1:45 PM – 3:15 PM: Session III

Panel IIIA: The Eastern World

Georgia Bonny Bazemore (Eastern Washington University): “Homer, Cyprus and the Paphian Goddess Aphrodite”

Colin Shelton (University of Washington): “Who Understood Hipponax? Bilingualism and the Audience of iambos”

Dan Powers (University of Utah): “Imperial Might or Political Propaganda, A critical analysis of Achaemenid Persian Military”

Andrew Goldman (Gonzaga University): “The Curious Case of the Octagonal Intaglios: A Possible Gem Workshop in Central Turkey”

Panel IIIB: Greek Literature II

Eric D. Nelson (Pacific Lutheran University): “Anonymity and the Hippocratic Corpus”

Ellen Millender (Reed College): “The Spartans ‘at Sea’: Herodotean Accounts of Spartan Naval Activity”

Catherine Connors (University of Washington): “The House of the Rising Sun: Helios and the politics of transport from Homer to Claudian”

Mary Jaeger (University of Oregon): “Eat the Bunny: Food and Authority in Polybius’ Histories”

3:15 PM – 3:30 PM: Coffee Break (Jepson Foyer)

3:30 PM – 4:45 PM: Session IV

Panel IVA: Image and Identity

Christopher C. Eckerman (University of Oregon): “Cockfighting and the Iconography of Panathenaic Vases”

Gaius Stern (UC Berkeley): “The Trouble with Gaius and Lucius: Augustus' Adopted Sons on the Ara Pacis Augustae”

Ardy Bass (Gonzaga University): “Men Dressed as Isis in the Roman Period: Identity, Self-Representation, and Commemoration”

Panel IVB: Pedagogy

Ann M. Nicgorski (Willamette University): “Architecture as Text: Reading the Parthenon through the Oregon State Capitol Building”

Mark Miner (Independent Scholar): “The pitch-accent in Ancient Greek: a nuisance, or an opportunity for expression? A Slide-whistle lecture”

David K. Oosterhuis (Gonzaga University): “Fritinnitiones: Connecting to Your Students through Twitter”

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