Program and conference schedule

Except as noted, all paper sessions and meals will take place in RLP 1.302B, University of Texas at Austin (305 East 23rd Street, Austin, TX)

There is NO registration fee or advance notification required. All paper sessions are free and open to the public.

Papers will be 25-30 minutes long, with 5-10 minutes for questions immediately after each paper.

Wednesday, 27 March

5-6 p.m., Opening reception (Littlefield House, 302 West 24th Street, Austin, TX)

Conference materials will be available at the opening reception and at breakfast on Thursday (map, name tags, etc); there is no formal registration process as such.

7:30-9 p.m., Welcome and keynote address, RLP 0.102

Welcome: Dean Randy Diehl, College of Liberal Arts, University of Texas at Austin

Ruth Scodel (University of Michigan) “Reperformance, Writing, and the Boundaries of Literature

Thursday, 28 March

9:30-10:15 a.m., breakfast

10:15-10:30 a.m., Introduction and greetings: Deborah Beck, conference organizer

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Abrahamic religions: Steve Friesen (University of Texas at Austin), chair

12:30-2 p.m., lunch

2-4 p.m., Homer: Sarah Nooter (University of Chicago), chair

4-4:15 p.m., break

4:15-5:30 p.m., Greek poetry: Christopher Faraone (University of Chicago), chair

Dinner on your own

Friday, 29 March

10 a.m.-2 p.m., Optional excursion to the LBJ Presidential Library and lunch

2:30-3:45 p.m., Greek philosophy: Stephen White (University of Texas at Austin), chair

3:45-4 p.m., break

4-5:15 p.m., oratory: Michael Gagarin (University of Texas at Austin), chair

Dinner on your own

Saturday, 30 March

8:30-9 a.m., breakfast

9-10:15 a.m., Sappho: Lesley Dean-Jones (University of Texas at Austin), chair

10:15-10:30 a.m., break

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Latin literature: Andrew Riggsby (University of Texas at Austin), chair

12:30-2:30 p.m., Homer lunchtime poster session: Ruth Scodel (University of Michigan), facilitator

2:30-3:45 p.m., Religion: Ray Person (Ohio Northern University), chair

6:30 p.m., Conference dinner for presenters and their guests

Sunday, 31 March

            8:30-9 a.m., breakfast

9-11 a.m.: Art, culture, and performance: Rabun Taylor (University of Texas at Austin), chair