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

Organizer: 

Center for the Ancient Mediterranean

Speakers: 

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

Place: 

Italian Academy, 3rd Floor

Sponsors: 

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”

Lunch

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”

Break

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?”

Break

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”

Lunch

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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