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The 2021 Res Difficiles conference took place on March 20th. Watch the recorded videos below; read the live-tweets here.

Classical Studies at Boston University and Classics, BU Center for the Humanities, Philosophy, & Religious Studies at the University of Mary Washington present Res Difficiles: A Conference On Challenges and Pathways for Addressing Inequity In Classics. Co-organized by Hannah Čulík-Baird and Joseph Romero.

March 20th 2021. All times Eastern Standard Time. 

9-9.30 Settling in

9.30-10 Samuel Agbamu, Ashley Chhibber, Hardeep Dhindsa, Bethany Hucks and Mathura Umachandran, Sportula Europe, “Sportula Europe: Mutual Aid and Solidarity in Higher Education” | Sportula Europe

10-10.30 Nicolette D’Angelo and Jonah Stewart, “Cultivating a ‘sociological imagination’ in Classics: reconceptualizing difficulty using critical pedagogical approaches” | Handout

10.30-10.45 Q&A

10.45-11.15 Curtis Dozier, “Teaching White Supremacy and Classics Using the Pharos Archive” | Announcing Resources for Teachers on Pharos | How to use Pharos in the Classroom | Athens and Sparta (Survey of Appropriations) | Misogyny and Gender (Survey of Appropriations)

11.15-11.45 Nadhira Hill, “The Call is Coming from Inside the House: Addressing the Impacts of Inadequate Teacher Training in Classics” | Text & Slides

11.45-12 Q&A

12-12.30 BREAK

12.30-1 Bethany Hucks, “The ‘Mainstream’ and Global Minoritization: Dismantling Assumptions of Common Cultural Backgrounds in Western Classics”

1-1.30 Daniel Libatique, “The Commonplace Book: Student-Centered Explorations of Ancient-Modern Connections” | Liber Personalis Project

1.30-1.45 Q&A

1.45-2 BREAK

2-2.30 Elizabeth Manwell, “Designing for Equity: Why I am (maybe) Never Teaching Cicero Again” | Handout

2.30-3 Vanessa Stovall, “Teaching Persephone (Un)colored: Racial Cosmetics, Desirability Politics, and Classicizing Colorism(s) in Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye and Stephenie Meyer’s Midnight Sun

3-3.15 Q&A

3.15-4 Keynote: Patrice Rankine, “Power/Memory: Reception, Classicism, and Some Considerations on the Current State of Play”

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Samuel Agbamu, Ashley Chhibber, Hardeep Dhindsa, Bethany Hucks and Mathura Umachandran, Sportula Europe, “Sportula Europe: Mutual Aid and Solidarity in Higher Education” | Sportula Europe



Nicolette D’Angelo and Jonah Stewart, “Cultivating a ‘sociological imagination’ in Classics: reconceptualizing difficulty using critical pedagogical approaches” | Handout



Curtis Dozier, “Teaching White Supremacy and Classics Using the Pharos Archive” | Announcing Resources for Teachers on Pharos | How to use Pharos in the Classroom | Athens and Sparta (Survey of Appropriations) | Misogyny and Gender (Survey of Appropriations)



Nadhira Hill, “The Call is Coming from Inside the House: Addressing the Impacts of Inadequate Teacher Training in Classics” | Text & Slides



Bethany Hucks, “The ‘Mainstream’ and Global Minoritization: Dismantling Assumptions of Common Cultural Backgrounds in Western Classics”



Daniel Libatique, “The Commonplace Book: Student-Centered Explorations of Ancient-Modern Connections” | Liber Personalis Project



Elizabeth Manwell, “Designing for Equity: Why I am (maybe) Never Teaching Cicero Again” | Handout



Vanessa Stovall, “Teaching Persephone (Un)colored: Racial Cosmetics, Desirability Politics, and Classicizing Colorism(s) in Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye and Stephenie Meyer’s Midnight Sun



Keynote: Patrice Rankine, “Power/Memory: Reception, Classicism, and Some Considerations on the Current State of Play”