Virtual AIA-SCS Meeting: Wash U highlights

Register for the Annual Meeting to see presentations by our faculty and students and join our Saturday reception

Mark your 2021 calendars! Five members of the department will be appearing at the virtual Joint Annual Meeting of the Society for Classical Studies and the Archaeological Institute of America in January.


The papers to be presented by our home team are:


"Poetics and Tradition in Terentianus Maurus (The Best Latin Poet You're Not Reading)," Tom Keeline

Second Paper Session (Tuesday, January 5, 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.): Ancient Scholarship


"Persius, Nero, and the Midas(s)es of Rome," Konstantinos Karathanasis

Fourth Paper Session (Wednesday, January 6, 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.): Neronian Literature


"A Purple Passage: Meta-interpretation and the Discovery of Tyrian Dye in Achilles Tatius," Theodore (Joe) MacDonald

Tenth Paper Session (Saturday, January 9, 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.): Second Century CE Prose


"Dramatic Melodies: Three Examples of Musical Style from Karanis (P. Mich. Inv. 2958)," Rebecca Sears

Twelfth Paper Session (Sunday, January 10, 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.): Greek Tragedy 2


In addition, two paper sessions will have Washington University faculty as presiders. Make your schedule carefully so you don't miss the Wash U papers in sessions that conflict with these!


Second Paper Session (Tuesday, January 5, 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Roman Comedy (Timothy Moore, presiding)


Fourth Paper Session (Wednesday, January 6, 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Education (Tom Keeline, presiding)


Finally, the department will hold its traditional joint reception with its partners at the University of Illinois and University of Missouri, also in a virtual format. The reception will take place on Saturday, January 9th, from 7:30 to 8:30pm Central Time, and a Zoom link will be available for registered attendees on the virtual SCS program.