Fourth Annual Virginia Undergraduate Symposium

The Classics program will be hosting the Fourth Annual Virginia Undergraduate Research Symposium in Classics on Friday November 10th, 1-5 p.m., in the Hurley Convergence Center’s Digital Auditorium. Free and open to the public. The program is below, and if you’d like more information, you can follow this link.

Virginia Undergraduate Symposium in Classics IV

University of Mary Washington, Hurley Convergence Center Digital Auditorium
Friday, November 10, 2017      1-5 PM

Symposium Program
1-1:45 – Keynote: Dr. John Camp, Randolph-Macon College
Recent Excavations at the Athenian Agora
1:45-2:00 – Questions and Answers

2:00-2:20 – Marshall LeMert (University of Mary Washington)
The Tomb of Alexander the Great
2:20-2:40 – Rebekah Hale (Randolph-Macon College)
Ancient Greek and Modern East African Tortoise Shell Lyres:

An Ethnological Comparison
2:40-3:00 – Tess Monks (University of Richmond)
Redundant Dido: Repetition and Alliteration in Virgil and Ovid

3:00-3:10 – Break

3:10-3:30 – James Patton (Randolph-Macon College)
   Omnes Dimitte Notas: Thyestes’ Loss of Stoic Masculinity over the Course of
Seneca’s Thyestes
3:30-3:50 – Tom Francis (University of Richmond)
Problems of Verbal Aspect in New Testament Greek: Inconsistencies in 1 John
3:50-4:10 – Thomas Broadwater (University of Mary Washington)
Compassion in the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius
4:10-4:30 – Joel Lai (University of Richmond)
Egyptian Revolt of 297/8 CE: Violence in the time of Diocletian’s

Economic Reforms

4:30-5:00 – Reception
Funded by the Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, and by the
   Departments of Classics, Philosophy, & Religion;

   Historic Preservation; and History & American Studies


Questions?  (540) 654-1080