Conference Program

9:30-10:00 am      Registration and breakfast

10:00-11:00 am    Panel One

Natoli: “The Noble Animate Motion: Speech Loss and Schema Theory in Ovid’s Metamorphoses
Mann: “The Separation of Human and Animal in Aesop and Babrius”

11:00-12:00 pm    Panel Two

Carlson: “The Happy hive and A Broken State: The Bees of Varro’s De Re Rustica
Han: “What Would the Community Think? Political Formations and Communities in Aristotle’s Politics and Plato’s Republic

12:00-1:00 pm      Lunch

1:00-2:15 pm         Keynote

Mark Payne: “Beyond Empathy: Imagining Non-Human Life in Ancient Didactic Poetry”

2:25-3:25 pm         Panel Three

Burns: “Animal Symbolism in Middle Platonism”
Petkas: “Nemesius of Emesa: Animal Psychologist”