Conference in Memory of Alan Cameron

Conference in Memory of Alan Cameron
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 10:00am to Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 4:00pm


Center for the Ancient Mediterranean


Averil Cameron, Anne Chen, Raffaella Cribiore, Anthony Cutler, Jean-Luc Fournet, Carmela Franklin, Arianna Gullo, Gavin Kelly, Michael Kulikowski, Noel Lenski, Rita Lizzi Testa, Charlotte Roueché, and Michele Salzman


Italian Academy, 3rd Floor


Department of Classics and Department of History

On October 26-27, 2018 the Center for the Ancient Mediterranean at Columbia University will host a conference in memory of Alan Cameron open to the public. For more information and to register for the conference, please visit the CAM website here. Please find the schedule below:

Friday, October 26

10:00-10:30: Introduction, Marc Van De Mieroop and John Ma
10:30-11:15: Arianna Gullo, “Late antique Homeric Exegesis in the Greek Anthology”
11:15-12:00: Jean-Luc Fournet, "Returning to the Wandering Poets: a New Poem by Dioscorus of Aphrodite"
12:00-12:45: Gavin Kelly, “The Fragments of Rutilius Namatianus”


13:45-14:30: Michele Salzman, “Why Gibbon Was Wrong; The Case for A.D. 472 and the Fall of Rome”
14:30-15:15: Anthony Cutler, "Alan's 'Bare Basilius': when the historian and the art historian coalesce"
15:15-16:00: Anne Chen, “Late Antiquity Between East and West”


16:15-17:00: Averil Cameron, “Alan Cameron and Byzantium”

Saturday Oct 27

9:45-10:30: Rita Lizzi, “Alan Cameron and the Symmachi”
10:30-11:15: Raffaella Cribiore, “Stenographers in Late Antiquity: Villains or Victims?”


11:30-12:15: Charlotte Roueche, “Celebrity and Power: Circus Factions 40 years on”
12:15-13:00: Michael Kulikowski, “The Value of Minimalist Interpretation: The Historia Augusta”


14:00-14:45: Carmela Vircillo Franklin, “The Lost Farnesianus Manuscript: Uncial Capitals for the Bishops of Rome”
14:45-15:30: Noel Lenski, “Ambrose thinks with slavery”
15:30-16:00: Final words

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