Congratulations and best wishes to the Stanford classicists who will participate in the 2017 meeting of the Society for Classical Studies (SCS) and Archaeological Institute of America (AIA). These scholars will represent Stanford at this gathering of classicists from around the world, where academics may both present their own research and engage with other members of the Classics community.
The 148th annual meeting will take place January 6-8, 2017 in Toronto. For more information about the meeting, visit the SCS website
Among the scholars engaging in the conference will be Professors Justin Leidwanger, Grant Parker, Walter Scheidel, and Jennifer Trimble; also participating will be Stanford graduate students Scott Arcenas, Brandon Bark, Megan Daniels, Anne Duray, Simeon Ehrlich, Grace Erny, Ted Kelting, Brittney Szempruch, Jonathan Weiland, and Scott Weiss. See the SCS website
for abstracts of all papers to be presented.
Justin Leidwanger: "Three-Dimensional Modeling for Research, Heritage Management and Outreach at Marzamemi, Sicily" and workshop entitled "Classics, Classical Archaeology, and Cultural Heritage: Toward a Common Understanding of Professional Responsibilities for the Study of 'Exceptional Objects'"
Grant Parker: "#ClassicsMustFall? Monument-mindedness in Contemporary South Africa” and "Obelisks as Meaning in Motion"
Walter Scheidel: Workshop entitled "So You've Chosen Your Topic-What Now?: Best Practices in Data Collection, Management, and Analysis"
Jennifer Trimble: "Space and Graffiti in the House of the Gladiators at Pompeii"
Scott Arcenas: "What was Stasis? Ancient Usage and Modern Constructs” and Introduction, "Stasis and Reconciliation in Ancient Greece: New Approaches and Evidence”
Brandon Bark: "A New 'Dialogue of the Dead': Triangulating Erasmus, Luther, and Lucian”
Megan Daniels: Introduction, "God the Anthropologist: Text, Material and Theory in the Study of Ancient Religion”
Anne Duray: "Disciplining Schliemann: His Reception and Archaeological Knowledge, 1880-1972"
Simeon Ehrlich: "Against Hippodamos of Miletos," workshop entitled "So You've Chosen Your Topic-What Now?: Best Practices in Data Collection, Management, and Analysis," co-chair of "Lightning Session" panel, and chair of Student Affairs Interest Group meeting
Grace Erny: "Ceramic Types and Wealth Distributions in the Classical Greek House"
Ted Kelting: "Cannibalizing Satire: Insult, Violence, and Genre in Juvenal's Fifteenth Satire”
Brittney Szempruch: "Hymning Vergil's Hercules in Statius' Thebaid"
Jonathan Weiland: "An Interdisciplinary Approach to Search for the “Invisible Poor” in Roman Italy"
Scott Weiss: "Bodily Metaphors and Self-Fashioning in Persius' First Satire"