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
10.45-11.15 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
12.30-1 Beth Fisher, “Blinders”
1-1.30 Alicia Matz and Torie Burmeister, “Hestia: Graduate Student Self-Taught Pedagogy” | Handout
1.45-2.15 Carina Moss, “Teaching Lucretia: Addressing Sexual Violence as a Responsible Pedagogy” | Handout
2.25-3.15 Keynote by Dani Bostick, “From Awareness to Action: Using Your Power To Transform Classics”