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Sappho and Alcaeus Conference

Dec 9, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Panel 1: 2:00-3:20PM | Sapphic Selves

Grant Hussong, “Desire and the Sapphic Subject”

Jennifer MacPherson, “Bad Mom Helen: How Sappho Queers Parenthood”

Rachel Morrison, “”Suffering Sappho!”: Reading Sappho alongside Heather Love’s Feeling Backward

Panel 2: 3:30-4:20PM | Emotion and Accusation in Alcaeus

Marco Saldaña, “Damos or politai: Who’s to Blame in Alcaeus?”

Patrick Callahan, “The Panicked Alcaeus”

Panel 3: 4:35-6:00pm | Sapphic Shades

Liam Albrittain, “Epic Paints, Sapphic Brushstrokes: Color and Visual Contrast in Sappho, Hesiod, and Homer”

Collin Moat, “Staying Awake, Defying Death: Sappho’s Nighttime Scenes as Liminal Spaces”

Ben Davies, “Anaktoria’s Ghost? Absence and Hauntings in Sappho 16, 94, and 96”


Dec 9, 2021
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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