University of Pittsburgh

Conference Details

                                                                            Class Acts II

Roman Comedy and Its Reception





Friday 20th March 2015


Conference Room A @ The University Club- 3rd floor



12:00-2:00pm                 REGISTRATION – Coffee, tea, cold drinks


2:00-3:30pm                   ROUNTABLE DISCUSSIONMiles Gloriosus and A Funny
                                      Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum


3:30-4:00pm                   COFFEE BREAK


4:00pm                           INTRODUCTORY REMARKS


4:00-5:30pm                   KEYNOTE LECTURE by Dr. Sharon L. James,
                                       Associate Professor of Classics, University of North
                                       Carolina, Chapel Hill:
                                      “The Lost and Found Department of Roman Comedy,
                                      or What to Do About a Daughter”


5:30-6:30pm                   Reception



Saturday 22nd March 2014


Conference Room A @ The University Club- 3rd Floor


8:00-9:00am                 CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST


9:00-10:00am               Student papers


10:00-11:30am           Dr. T.H.M. Gellar-Goad, Assistant Professor of Classical
                                   Languages, Wake Forest University, “Reception Ex Nihilo:
Doubling, Improvisation, and Metatheater in Plautine
                                   Comedy and Seinfeld.


11:30-1:00pm                 LUNCH


1:15-2:15pm                   WORKSHOP


2:15-3:45pm                Dr. Carmen Gonzalez Vazquez, Professora Titular de
                                    Filologia Latina, Campus Universida Autonoma de Madrid:
                                    "Greek, Romans and Spain: Performances Beyond Theatre”


3:45-4:00pm                 COFFEE BREAK


4:00-5:00                      RUCKUS Performance