York University


Recent Research in Ancient Greek and Roman History

Saturday April 9, 2016

Kaneff Tower, Room 519


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10:00am-10:10am Welcome

10:10am-11:40am First Panel

Matthew Lloyd, PhD (University of Oxford)
"Bragging to the Gods: Conspicuous Consumption and Destruction in the Dedication of Greek Armor from the Eighth Century BCE"

François Gauthier, PhD (McGill University)
"The Marian Reform and the Revolution of the Roman Army in the First Century CE"

Hermann Amon-Kouam, PhD (Université de Paris IV)
"Victoria Augusta and Imperial Legitimacy in the 3rd Century of the Roman Empire"

11:40am-12:00pm Break

12:00pm-1:00pm Second Panel

Mary Deminion, PhD Candidate (Western University)
"Women on the Edges of Empire: Gender and Law in the Roman East"

Ben Akrigg, Associate Professor (University of Toronto)
"Quantification, Development and Energy Capture in Classical Athens"

1:00pm-2:30pm Lunch

2:30pm-3:30pm Third Panel

Emily Lamond, PhD Student (University of Michigan)
"Friendship Practices and the Rise and Fall of the Roman Villae of Central Italy"

Jesús Bermejo Tirado, SSHRC Banting Postdoctoral Fellow (York University)
"Standards of Living in a Hispano-Roman Colonia during the 3rd Century CE: The Case of Fortuna domus (Carthago Nova, Cartagena-Spain)"

3:30pm-4:00pm Break

4:00pm-5:30pm Fourth Panel

Chris Dawson, PhD Candidate (York University)
"Fees, Fines, and Limestone: CIL VIII 14683 and its Local Context in Simitthus, Africa Proconsularis"

Richard Last, SSHRC Banting Postdoctoral Fellow (York University)
"Collegia as Sites of Recruitment to the Jesus Cult"

Christer Bruun, Professor (University of Toronto)
"Christian Inscriptions in Late-Antique Ostia"

5:30pm-6:00pm Closing Discussion