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Friday, November 5, 2010
11:00a-12:00p Informal Meet & Greet @ Craven Room, Main bldg.
11:00a-4:00p - Best Fest @ Sombrilla
4:30p-5:45p - Maurizio Bettini, Universita delgi Studi di Siena, "Vertumnus : A God with No Identity"
5:45p - Keynote Reception
Saturday, November 6, 2010, Retama Auditorium
9:00a- Keith Dickson, Purdue University, "Mythic Objects."
9:30a - Stephen Scully, Boston University, "Language, Myth and Society: Hesiod's Theogony, Anaximander, and Heraclitus"
10:00a - Norman Austin, Florida Atlantic University, "Myth and Fifth-Century Athenian Society in Sophocles' Phioctetes"
10:40a Coffee Break
11:00a - Kate Brassel, Princeton University, "Hymnic Time in Ovid's Metamorphoses"
11:30a - Bryce Walker, Sweet Briar College, "Ulysses Captator: The Appropriation of Myth in Roman Satire"
12:00p - David Larmour, Texas Tech University, "In Numa's Shadow: Unbricius and the Grove of Egeria in Juvenal 3"
12:45p - Lunch
2:00p - Liv Yarrow, Brooklyn College (CUNY) "The Opimian Myth: Cicero and the Language of Concordia"
2:30p - Katherine Wasdin, Rutgers University, "Greek Gods at a Christian Wedding: Peleus and Thetis in Claudian carm. major 9"
2:45p Coffee Break
3:15p Jason Banta, Texas Tech University, "On Unsteady Ground: Myth, Language and Authority in Plutarch's Romulus"
3:45p Cristiano Vigliette, Universita degle Studi di Siena, "The Mythical Origins of Roman Coinage"