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Sixth Annual Undergraduate Research Conference

Conference Flyer Sixth Annual Undergraduate Research Conference
Park Hall 265

The University of Georgia chapter of Eta Sigma Phi will be hosting our Sixth Annual Undergraduate Research Conference on Saturday, March 26, 2022. This conference will showcase outstanding undergraduate research in any field related to the Classical World from a number of American institutions. We are pleased to welcome Dr. Emily Baragwanath from the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill is the keynote speaker of this event. 

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Eta Sigma Phi– Zeta Iota Chapter Presents

The Evolving Hero

Undergraduate Classics Research Conference

University of Georgia | March 26, 2022


9:00 AM Breakfast , Alexander Room Park Hall 222


9:45 AM Greeting & Welcome

Savannah Lang

President, Eta Sigma Phi– Zeta Iota Chapter

Park Hall 265


10:00 AM Wylie Warren-Boulton

University of Illinois at Chicago

Apollo and Daphne in Ovid and Beyond: A Comparative Analysis of Daphne, Agency, and Power in Tellings Throughout Antiquity


10:30 AM Isabelle Hoover

The College of Wooster

The New, Ethical Function of Homeric Epic in Quattrocentro Italy


11:00 AM Molly McLaughlin

Kenyon College

Turia Ultrix: Women and the Law in Laudatio Turiae


11:30 AM Ciara Mulcahy

Kenyon College

Race, Ethnicity, and the Early Christian Movement: Bardaisan of Edessa


12:00 PM Lunch


1:30 PM Katelyn Reeves

University of Georgia

Antiochia ad Cragum Archaeological Research Projec


2:00 PM Nathan Moore

University of Georgia

Internal and External Focus in the Second Philippic: A New Vocabulary for the Study of Ciceronian Rhetoric


2:30 PM Grace DeAngelis

Northwestern University

Manufacturing a Goddess: An Intertextual Approach to the Apotheosis of Hersilia


3:00 PM Keynote Address

Dr. Emily Baragwanath

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Supplanting Pandora: Rewriting Female Heroism in Greek Myth and History


4:00 PM Conclusion

Dr. Benjamin Wolkow

University of Georgia

Senior Lecturer & Eta Sigma Phi Zeta Iota Chapter Faculty Advisor


6:00 PM Formal Dinner

Bulldog Bistro













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UGA Classics explores Greek and Roman culture (material; intellectual; religious) from Troy to Augustine; Classical languages and literatures (Greek, Latin, and in English translation); and the reception of Classical Antiquity with A.B. and M.A. Classics degrees with multiple areas of emphasis. Double Dawgs degrees focus on careers in Historic Preservation and World Language Education. Minor degrees in Classical Culture and Classics and Comparative Cultures complement degree programs across campus. New to Classics? Take a course with us on campus or in Europe and acquire future-ready skills.

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