Classical Studies at Boston University and Classics, 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”
10-10.30 Nicolette D’Angelo and Gabrielle Stewart, “Cultivating a ‘sociological imagination’ in Classics: reconceptualizing difficulty using critical pedagogical approaches“
10.45-11.15 Curtis Dozier, “Teaching White Supremacy and Classics Using the Pharos Archive”
11.15-11.45 Nadhira Hill, “The Call is Coming from Inside the House: Addressing the Impacts of Inadequate Teacher Training in Classics”
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”
2-2.30 Elizabeth Manwell, “Designing for Equity: Why I am (maybe) Never Teaching Cicero Again”
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”
3.15-4 Keynote: Patrice Rankine, “Power/Memory: Reception, Classicism, and Some Considerations on the Current State of Play”