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Twenty-first Annual Graduate Student Colloquium, Charlottesville, Virginia, Saturday, April 1, 2017. 

Morning papers will be in the Gibson Room in Cocke Hall.

09:00 - 09:30: Breakfast in Cocke Hall

09:30 - 10:30: Gender Roles in Greek Epic

Shannon DuBois, Boston University, "Achilles and the Feminine: Achilles and Andromache as Tragic Foils."

Alexander Hardwick, Magdalen College, Oxford, "Women breaking rank: gender inversion in post-Homeric warrior assemblies."

10:30 - 10:45: Break

10:45 - 11:45: Grief and Lament

Sarah Brucia Breitenfeld, University of Washington, "Amissa Est Coniunx; Cur Ego Et Ipse Moror? Male Marital Suicide in Valerius Maximus."

Stephanie Melvin, Columbia University, "'No Death Deserves its Own Lament' - Collective Lamentation and Transgressions of Genre and Gender in Bellum Civile VII."

12:00 - 02:00: Lunch

Afternoon papers will be in Minor Hall 125.

02:00 - 03:00: Sex and the Body

Sherry Lee, Yale University, "Backwards Perspectives: Subversive Approaches to Sex in Dioscorides."

Cassandra Casias, Emory University, "Resurrection of the Bodies: Sexual Differentiation in Augustine's Heavenly City."

03:00 - 03:30: Break

03:30: Keynote: Victoria Wohl, University of Toronto, "Sex, Transgression, and the Anxiety of Gender."

A reception will follow the keynote in Minor Hall.