Illinois Classical Conference

Conference Program
October, 2003

Friday, October 10. 2003  

ICC Advisory Council Meeting (5:00-7:00)

Conference Registration

Session I:  Joint Session (AIA/ICC Lecture) (7:30-8:30)

Jennifer Tobin (University of Illinois, Chicago)
"The 2000 Excavations at Zeugma, Turkey "
(click here for abstract)

 Reception (8:30)


Saturday, October 11, 2003

Continental Breakfast (7:30-9:00)

Conference Registration

Books and Materials Exhibit, Quadrangle Club

                         Session II:  Electronics in the Classroom  (9:00-10:30)                           

Tom Sienkewicz (Monmouth College)
“Understanding Spoken Latin with Forum Romanum
(click here for abstract)

Miriam Pittenger (University of Illinois , Urbana-Champaign)
“‘Caesar III’ and the social world of urban Rome
(click here for abstract)

 Break (10:30-10:45)


Session III (Saturday, 10:45-11:30)

Patricia Graham-Skoul (Loyola University Chicago)

 “Friendship, Justice, Joy” (Aristotle’s Nichomachean Ethics)
(click here for abstract)

Kirk Shellko (Loyola University Chicago)
“Caesar’s Engagement of his Readers”
(click here for abstract)


Luncheon (12:00-1:00)

 Business Meeting (1:00-2:00)


Session IV  (Saturday, 2:00-3:00)

Janice Siegel (Illinois State University)
“Ovid’s Procne and Vergil’s Aeneid Book IV”
(click here for abstract)

 James Betts (Monmouth College)
“Che faro Senza Euridice?  The Role of Greco-Roman
            Culture in the Creation and Development of Opera”
(click here for abstract)


Session V:  Ancient Music (3:30-4:30)

“Modes and Melodies of Ancient
Greece and Rome"

 Toasting? (5:00-6:00)

 Banquet  (7:00)

Keynote Speaker: 

Professor Shadi Bartsch (University of Chicago)
“The Scopic Regime of Ancient Rome
Politics, Sexuality, and the Gaze in the First Century CE.”
(click here for abstract)

  Sunday, October 12, 2003

Latin Mass
Bond Chapel (8:00 a.m.)

Session VI:  Latin Paedagogy (9:30-10:30)

Jim Chocola (Oak Park and River Forest High School)
"Let's Talk Latin!" (An Oral/Spoken Latin Workshop)
(click here for abstract)

 Lea Ann Osburn (Barrington High School)
“Dr Seuss and Grammar”
(click here for abstract)

Session VII:  Open Ideas Exchange (10:45-11:30)
Bring 25 copies of your idea to share.

Brunch (1:45-1:00)
John Makowski (Chicago Classical Club President, Loyola Chicago)
"Celluloid Caesar Salad: Classics and the Cinema"
(click here for abstract)

Business Meeting/Award Ceremony