Schedule of Speakers 2020

This year’s Res Diff conference took place on May 15th 2020. Watch the recorded videos here; read the live-tweets here.

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 the Ancient Greek and Roman World. Co-organized by Hannah Čulík-Baird and Joseph Romero.

May 15th 2020. All times Eastern Standard Time. 

9-9.30 Settling in

9.30-10 Brett Collins, “Institutionalizing Justice: Towards a Racially-Conscious Classics”

10-10.30 Ian Lockey, “Confronting Res Difficiles Through Reading Reflections” | Slides

10.30-10.45 Q&A

10.45-11.15 Joseph Romero, “Walking with the Cleopatra Ode (Hor. carm. 1.37), Then and Now”

11.15-11.45 Kelly Dugan, “Antiracism & Restorative Justice in Classics Pedagogy: Race, Slavery, and the Function of Language in Beginning Greek and Latin Textbooks” | Slides

11.45-12.30 Q&A

12.30-1 Beth Fisher, “Blinders”

1-1.30 Alicia Matz and Torie Burmeister, “Hestia: Graduate Student Self-Taught Pedagogy” | Handout

1.30-1.40 Q&A

1.45-2.15 Carina Moss, “Teaching Lucretia: Addressing Sexual Violence as a Responsible Pedagogy” | Handout

2.15-2.25 Q&A

2.25-3.15 Keynote by Dani Bostick, “From Awareness to Action: Using Your Power To Transform Classics”

The event will be live-streamed via Zoom, and participants/viewers may live-tweet the event on the hashtag #resdiff. Pre-register for the conference here.

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