Res Diff 3 Schedule of Speakers

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.

May 20th 2022. All times Eastern Standard Time. 

9-9.30 Settling In

9.30-10 Michael K. Okyere Asante, “Barriers to Access: Studying Classics in Sub-Saharan Africa”

10-10.30 Marchella Ward, “The Problem of Paternity: Classics against ‘Fortress Europe’ (or – How to Be a Classicist in the Time of the Nationality and Borders Bill)”

10.30-10.45 Q&A

10.45-11.15 London Classicists of Colour, “Building Communities and Networks for POCs in Higher Education” | London Classicists of Colour | Slides

11.15-11.45 Ray Cheung, “The Christian Cole Society: Three Years On” | The Christian Cole Society

11.45-12 Q&A

12-12.30 BREAK

12.30-1 Kathryn Adams, Alexandra F. Morris, J.A. Rae, Tony Potter, “Asterion: Neurodiversity & Classics” | Asterion

1-1.30 Najee Olya, “On the (In)visibility of Aithiopians: Interrogating the Presentation of Greek Images of Black Africans in Museums and Their Absence in Greek Art Survey Textbooks”

1.30-1.45 Q&A

1.45-2.15 Evan Jewell, “Notes from the Post-Classics Future: Classics without its core?”

2.15-2.30 Q&A

2.30-4 Keynote by Kelly Nguyen, “(Be)Longing and (Re)Orienting In and Beyond the Classics Classroom”

All times are US Eastern. The event will be live-streamed via Zoom, and will be live-captioned. Participants/viewers may live-tweet the event on the hashtag #ResDiff3.