Twenty-first Annual Graduate Student Colloquium, Charlottesville, Virginia, Saturday, April 1, 2017.
Morning papers will be in the Gibson Room in Cocke Hall.
09:00 - 09:30: Breakfast in Cocke Hall
09:30 - 10:30: Gender Roles in Greek Epic
Shannon DuBois, Boston University, "Achilles and the Feminine: Achilles and Andromache as Tragic Foils."
Alexander Hardwick, Magdalen College, Oxford, "Women breaking rank: gender inversion in post-Homeric warrior assemblies."
10:30 - 10:45: Break
10:45 - 11:45: Grief and Lament
Sarah Brucia Breitenfeld, University of Washington, "Amissa Est Coniunx; Cur Ego Et Ipse Moror? Male Marital Suicide in Valerius Maximus."
Stephanie Melvin, Columbia University, "'No Death Deserves its Own Lament' - Collective Lamentation and Transgressions of Genre and Gender in Bellum Civile VII."
12:00 - 02:00: Lunch
Afternoon papers will be in Minor Hall 125.
02:00 - 03:00: Sex and the Body
Sherry Lee, Yale University, "Backwards Perspectives: Subversive Approaches to Sex in Dioscorides."
Cassandra Casias, Emory University, "Resurrection of the Bodies: Sexual Differentiation in Augustine's Heavenly City."
03:00 - 03:30: Break
03:30: Keynote: Victoria Wohl, University of Toronto, "Sex, Transgression, and the Anxiety of Gender."
A reception will follow the keynote in Minor Hall.