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Res Difficiles 4 | Difficult Conversations in Classics

March 24, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The 2023 Res Difficiles conference will take place on March 24th 2023. Register for the conference here.

Classics at the University of California Los Angeles, and Classics, Philosophy, & Religious Studies at the University of Mary Washington present Res Difficiles: A Conference On Challenges and Pathways for Addressing Inequity In Classics. Co-organized by Hannah Čulík-Baird and Joseph Romero.

May 24th 2023. All times Eastern Standard Time.

9-9.30 Settling In

9.30-10 Suzanne Lye, “Can We Please Get Back to Research?: Creating Space Through Service”

10-10.30 Tori Lee, “Networking in the Margins: Towards a Future for Affinity Groups in Classics”

10.30-10.45 Q&A

10.45-11.15 Tara Wells, “The Dangers of Reception: Harmful Uses of Classical Art for the Oppression and Othering of Indigenous Americans — Why it Matters”

11.15-11.45 Ashley Lance, “Rez Diff: Indigenous Philosophies and Ancient Thought”

11.45-12 Q&A

12-12.30 BREAK

12.30-1 Lylaah Bhalerao, “Black Carthage: Rethinking Perceptions and Presentations of Race in the Punic City”

1-1.30 Jermaine Bryant, “Beyond Reception: On the Limits of Classical Reception and New Directions”

1.30-1.45 Q&A

1.45-2.15 Javal Coleman, “Comparative Slaveries in Ancient and Modern Contexts”

2.15-2.45 Farnoosh Shamsian and Gregory Crane, “Re-reading Plato In Persian: Linguistic Diversity Through Digital Annotations”

2.45-3 Q&A

3-4 Keynote: Jackie Murray, “Race, Slavery, and Tyranny in Plato’s Republic”

All times are US Eastern. The event will be live-streamed via Zoom and use automated Zoom captioning. Participants/viewers may live-tweet the event on the hashtag #ResDiff4


March 24, 2023
9:00 am - 4:00 pm