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Stanford Classics to present scholarly work at SCS Annual Meeting 2016 (San Francisco)

Nov 6 2015

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Faculty, Graduate

Every winter, the Society for Classical Studies (SCS) holds a joint meeting with the Archaeological Institute of America. In addition to the presentation of individual papers and panels, features of the annual meeting include the Placement Service, for institutions advertising positions and candidates seeking them; an exhibit hall for browsing and purchasing the latest books from a variety of publishers; roundtable discussion sessions; dramatic performances by the Committee on Ancient and Modern Performance; meetings and receptions of affiliated groups; and much more. 

The 147th Annual Meeting will be held January 6-9, 2016 at the Hilton Union Square Hotel in San Francisco, California.  For more information, visit the SCS page.

Stanford graduate student speakers include: David Driscoll, Jacqueline Arthur-Montagne, Stephen Sansom, Ted Kelting, Alan Sheppard, and Ronnie Shi.  Professor Ian Morris will also serve as respondent in one panel.


David Driscoll-- Spurning Glosses: Etymological Interpretation of Poetry as a Social Phenomenon at Plutarch’s Symposia (First Paper Session, 8:00-10:30am, Thursday, January 7, 2016)

Ian Morris-- Response to Joint AIA/SCS session on "Standardization and the State" (8:00-10:30am, Friday January 8, 2016)

Alan Sheppard-- Between Oral and Written: Archaic Epigram and Elegiac Formulae (Sixth Paper Session, 1:45-4:45pm, Friday, January 8, 2016)

Ted (Edward) Kelting-- Brahmans and Gymnoi: Autochthony and Cultural Memory in the Life of Apollonius (Sixth Paper Session, 1:45-4:45pm, Friday, January 8, 2016)

Ronnie (Veronica) Shi-- The Fragments of Rhianus’ Messeniaca: An Iliad for the Messenian People? (Seventh Paper Session, 8:00-11:00am, Saturday, January 9, 2016)

Jacqueline Arthur-Montagne-- Christian Cues in The Story of Apollonius, King of Tyre (Seventh Paper Session, 8:00-11:00am, Saturday, January 9, 2016)

Stephen Sansom-- Lucan’s Hesiod: Erictho as Typhon in Bellum Civile 6.685-94 (Eighth Paper Session, 11:45-1:45pm, Saturday, January 9, 2016)


>>> Preliminary Program for the 2016 SCS Annual Meeting.

AIA presentation information/schedule to come.