Conferences and Panels Organized

  1. "Writing about Civil War in Flavian Rome" (co-organized with Lauren Ginsberg)
    8th Celtic Conference in Classics. Edinburgh, Scotland.
    June 25–28, 2014.
    (Schedule of speakers and titles)

  2. "After 69 CE: Epic and Civil War in Flavian Rome" (co-organized with Lauren Ginsberg)
    145th meeting, American Philological Association. Chicago, IL.
    January 5, 2014.

Conference Papers

  1. "Some Say the World Will End in Fire: Philosophizing Phaethon and the Memnonides in Ovid and His Readers" (by invitation)
    Ovidius Philosophus. Columbia University.
    March 2019.
    Organizers: Katharina Volk, Gareth Williams

  2. "Atomic Horses and Subatomic Gods: Valerius Flaccus's Appropriation of Lucretian 'Distant Viewing' in Argonautica 2"
    CAMWS. Albuquerque, NM.
    April 11–14, 2018. (abstract)

  3. "Atoms, Allegories, and Ἄνεμοι: Val. Fl. Arg. 2.1–134 under the Microscope"
    MACTe XVIII Junior Faculty Conference. UMass Amherst.
    November 11, 2017.
    Organizers: Virginia Closs, Andreas T. Zanker

  4. "Natus es infelix: Textual Corporeality, Metapoetry, and the Poetics of Sacrifice in the Prologue of Ovid's Ibis"
    Globalizing Ovid. Shanghai, China.
    May 31–June 2, 2017. (abstract)
    Organizers: Heng Chen, Christopher Francese, Jinyu Liu

  5. "Venereal Disease and the Ox-Eyed Goddess: Valerius Flaccus's Venus and Juno as Vergilian Vectors of Disease"
    Society for Classical Studies. Toronto, Canada.
    January 8, 2017. (abstract)

  6. "Shedding Light on Valerius Flaccus's Complex Temple Complex"
    Eugene Lane Occasional Papers in Ancient Studies. University of Missouri-Columbia.
    November 4, 2016. (abstract)

  7. "Fathers and Son: Theseus's Ovidian Paternity"
    "Mythical and Mythographical Spectra: Exploring Oppositional Tendencies" panel, 9th Celtic Conference in Classics. Dublin, Ireland.
    June 23, 2016. (abstract)
    Organizers: R. Scott Smith, Charles Delattre (panel co-sponsored by NARGAMM and Polymnia)

  8. "Quaenam ista lues?: The theme of sickness in Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica"
    CAMWS. Williamsburg, VA.
    March 18, 2016. (abstract)

  9. "Escape of the Titans" (by invitation)
    Intertextuality in Valerius Flaccus. University College London.
    December 18, 2015.
    Organizers: Bridget England, Gesine Manuwald

  10. "The Fires of Campania: Typhoeus and the Theomachic Tradition in Valerius' Argonautica"
    Flavian Campania. Naples, Italy.
    September 16, 2015. (abstract)
    Organizers: Antony Augoustakis, Joy Littlewood, Arianna Sacerdoti, Claudio Buongiovanni

  11. "Veluti cum Coeus: Civil War's Release in Valerius' Argonautica"
    i. CAMWS. Boulder, CO.
    March 26, 2015 (abstract)
    ii. Eugene Lane Occasional Papers in Ancient Studies. University of Missouri-Columbia.
    November 6, 2015

  12. "Valerius Flaccus's Collapsible Universe"
    i. "After 69 CE: Epic and Civil War in Flavian Rome" panel, APA. Chicago, IL.
    January 5, 2014 (abstract)
    ii. "Writing about Civil War in Flavian Rome" panel, 8th Celtic Conference in Classics. Edinburgh.
    June 27, 2014 (abstract)
    Organizers: Lauren Ginsberg, Darcy Krasne

  13. "Crippling Nostalgia: Nostos, Poetics, and the Structure of the Ibis"
    "Current Approaches to Ovid's Exile Literature" panel, CAMWS. Waco, TX.
    April 3, 2014 (abstract | published version)
    Organizer: Bartolo Natoli

  14. "Where have all the aetia gone?: Aetiological reassignment in Valerius Flaccus's Argonautica" (by invitation)
    Telling Origins. The Structures of Aitiological Narrative. Rostock, Germany.
    July 17, 2012 (abstract | published version)
    Organizers: Anke Walter, Christiane Reitz

  15. "When the Argo Met the Argo: Poetic Destruction in Valerius Flaccus's Argonautica"
    Flavian Literature and its Greek Past. Delphi, Greece.
    July 3, 2012 (abstract | published version)
    Organizer: Antony Augoustakis

  16. "Seeing Double: Simile and Reality in Mopsus's Prophecy"
    CAMWS. Baton Rouge, LA.
    March 31, 2012 (abstract)

  17. "Two-part harmony: Nautical concord and strife in Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica"
    "'Would that never': Ships, Shipwrecks, and Sea Travel in Classical Literature" panel, PAMLA. Chaminade University, Honolulu, HI.
    November 13, 2010 (abstract)
    Organizer: Sarah Stroup

  18. "A Tale of Twos: Poetic and Political Doubling in Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica"
    Epic Poetry and Flavian Culture panel, 6th Celtic Conference in Classics. Edinburgh.
    July 29, 2010 (abstract)
    Organizers: Helen Lovatt, Gesine Manuwald, Emma Buckley

  19. "The Curse of Pedantry in Ovid's Ibis"
    Writing Down the Myths: The Construction of Mythology in Classical and Medieval Traditions. CMRS Ahmanson Conference Series, UCLA.
    April 17, 2009 (abstract | published version)
    Organizers: Joseph Nagy, Kendra Willson

  20. "Auctores saxa fretumque tui: Questioning Theseus' Paternity"
    Who's Your Daddy: Reconstructing Paternity in the Ancient World. Graduate Student Conference, UCLA.
    November 8, 2008 (abstract)

Other Talks and Presentations

  1. "Typing Macrons (without using special fonts)"
    "Tips, Tricks, and Best Practices" workshop, California Classical Association (joint meeting). San Francisco State University.
    March 5, 2011 (slides [PPTX, 806KB])

  2. "Greek Religion in Battlestar Galactica" (Invited Colloquium)
    National Junior Classical League. UC Davis.
    July 27 & 28, 2009 (slides [PDF, 3.1MB])