Archive of ASGLE Panels

ASGLE Panels 1997—2016

1997 (Chicago) Athenian History and Epigraphy

Hudson McLean and Stephen V. Tracy, Organizers

  1. Lisa Kallet-Marx, University of Texas at Austin, The Decrees Relating to the Sicilian Expedition (IG I3 93)
  2. Stephen V. Tracy, Ohio State University, Politicians and Inscriptions of the Years 307 to 302
  3. Kevin Clinton, Cornell University, The Macedonians at Eleusis in the 280’s
  4. Christian Habicht, The Institute for Advanced Study, Recent Activities at Rhamnous
  5. John D. Morgan, University of Delaware, Polyeuktos, the Soteria and the Chronology of Athens and Delphi
  6. Michael Osborne, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Inscriptions and Chronology of Athens in the Third Century B.C.

Discussion: Kent Rigsby, Duke University


1998 (Washington, D.C.) The Latin Epigraphy of Rome and Ostia (In Honor of Herbert Bloch)

John Bodel, Organizer

1. John Bodel, Rutgers University, Introduction: Diana recepta
2. E. M. Steinby, University of Oxford, Herbert Bloch and the New CIL XV.1
3. Paul B. Harvey, Jr. Pennsylvania State University, Warrior, War-band, and Goddess
4. Steven L. Tuck, University of Evansville, A New Identification for the Porticus Aemilia?
5. Russell T. Scott, Bryn Mawr College, The Arch of Augustus and the Roman Triumph
6. John H. D’Arms, American Council of Learned Societies and Columbia University, P. Lucilius Gamala of Ostia: A New Approach to the Dating of his Career


1999 (Dallas) Joint AIA/APA PANEL

Epigraphy & Religion

John Bodel, Organizer and Presider

  1. John Bodel, Rutgers University, Introduction
  2. Michael Jameson, Stanford University, Genos and Polis: The Praxiergidaion the Akropolis
  3. Ian Rutherford,The University of Reading, Theoria Inscribed: Patterns of Pilgrimage and the Epigraphy of the Greek Sanctuary
  4. John D. Morgan, University of Delaware, Monthly Birthday Celebrations of Hellenistic Kings and of Augustus
  5. Peter E. Nulton, Brown University, Apollo Hypoakraios Reconsidered
  6. Gil Renberg, Duke University, Keeping It in the Pantheon: Divine Referrals Recorded in ex iussuDedications
  7. Alex Hollmann, Harvard University, Dionysos and Kadmilos on a Curse Tablet from Antioch

[2000: There was no joint meeting of the APA and AIA in 2000, because it had been agreed to move the annual conference from December (1999) to January (2001) of each year.]

2001 (San Diego) Epigraphy and the Arts

Kevin Clinton, Organizer

  1. Kevin Clinton, Cornell University, Introduction
  2. Patricia A. Butz, Cerritos College, Public and Private Transformation in the Art of the Trajan Inscription
  3. Julia L. Shear, University of Pennsylvania, Epigraphy, Art, and Tribal Victories at the Panathenaia
  4. Nora Dimitrova, Cornell University, Inscriptions and Iconography in the Monuments of the Thracian Rider
  5. Marietta Horster, University of Rostock (Germany), Honoring Roman Empresses
  6. Dennis Trout, University of Missouri-Columbia
    Damasus and the Poetics of Praise: Refashioning the Latin Elogium

2002 (Philadelphia)

Epigraphy Across Cultures
Sponsored by the American Society of Greek and Latin Epigraphy

Kevin Clinton, Organizer

  1. Kevin Clinton, Cornell University, Introduction
  2. Ian Rutherford, University of Reading, Pilgrims to Abydos from the 6th Century BCE to the 4th Century CE: Towards a Comprehensive Catalogue of the Graffiti (Greek, Egyptian, Aramaic, Phoenecian, Carian)
  3. Eran Lupu, Tel Aviv University, The Punic “Marseilles Tariff” and Its Greek Counterparts
  4. Craige Champion, Syracuse University, The Struggle for Apollo: The Aitolian Soteria at Delphi and the Antigonid Soteria at Delos
  5. Hannah M. Cotton, Hebrew University of Jerusalemand Jonathan J. Price, Tel Aviv University, Greeks, Romans, Jews, and Others in Judaea/Syria Palaestina: “A Civilization of Epigraphy”
  6. Philip Freeman, Washington University in St. Louis, Galatian Inscriptions and Cultural Assimilation in Greco-Roman Asia Minor

2003 (New Orleans) 

Poetry on Stone

Diane Harris-Cline, Organizer

  1. William M. Calder III, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Georg Kaibel and Greek Verse on Stone
  2. Julia Lougovaya, University of Toronto, Exhortation and Admonition in Early Elegiac Epitaphs
  3. Jon Steffen Bruss, Bethany Lutheran College, This Unmourned Tomb”⎯The Problem of Cenotaphic Epigrams for Shipwrecks
  4. Ian Rutherford, University of Reading, The Motivation of Pilgrimage to Claros: Interpreting an Oracle from Hierapolis-Pamukkale
  5. Joseph W. Day, Wabash College, Enjoying Gods

2004 (San Francisco) Patronage and Dedicatory Inscriptions

Diane Harris-Cline and John Traill, Organizers

  1. Patricia A. Butz, Savannah College of Art and Design, Dedication, Patronage, and the Banker from Naples in the Agora of the Italians at Delos
  2. Jason Moralee, Illinois Wesleyan University, Dedications for Salvation’s Sake from Parthian and Roman Dura Europas
  3. Julia Lougovaya, University of Toronto, Commemorative Epigrams of the Early Athenian Democracy
  4. Catherine M. Keesling, Georgetown University,‘Regifting’ in Antiquity: The Reinscription of Portrait Statues Dedicated in Greek Sanctuaries
  5. Kevin Clinton, Cornell University, A New Dedicatory Inscription on a Statue Base Found in the Agora Excavations


2005 (Boston)
New Epigraphical Discoveries in Greek Prosopography

John S. Traill, Organizer

  1. Jonathan Price, Tel Aviv University, Jews and Greeks in Jaffa: New Light on the Inscriptions in the Ustinov Collection, Oslo
  2. Michael Dixon, University of Southern Indiana, Nikokles the son of Gnikon and the History of Late Hellenistic Troizen
  3. Ariel Loftus, Wichita State University, Women’s Naming Formulae on Attic Tombstones from the Fifth Century to the Hellenistic Period
  4. David Schaps, Bar Ilan University, The Blacksmiths of Delos
  5. John D. Morgan, University of Delaware, Kineas and his Role in the Chremonidean War


2006 (Montreal) New Epigraphical Discoveries in Roman Prosopography

John S. Traill, Organizer

  1. John D. Morgan, University of Delaware, The Reliability of the Ancestries of Early Republican Magistrates on the Fasti Capitolini
  2. Steven L. Tuck, Miami University of Ohio, Emperors, Freedmen and Refugees: Towards a Prosopography of Imperial Cumae
  3. Paul Scotton, University of Washington, A Newly Found Roman Corinthian
  4. Geof Kron, Université Laval, Alleged Anti-Trade Prejudice of Roman Society: The Evidence of Recent Prosopographical Research
  5. John H. Starks, Agnes Scott College, [Vo]cales vultus: Pantomime Actresses in Latin Imperial Inscriptions


2007 (San Diego) Places and Spaces in Greek and Latin Epigraphy

Catherine M. Keesling, Organizer

  1. Stephanie Larson, Bucknell University, Were the Archaic Boiotians Really “Pigs”? Internal Epigraphical Evidence for the Boiotian Ethnos
  2. Julia Lougovaya, Columbia University, All for Marathon? IG I3 503/504 Revisited
  3. Kevin F. Daly, Bucknell University, Sacred Law and Sacred Space: A New Lex Sacra from Athens
  4. Laura Gawlinski, Wilfrid Laurier University, The Sanctuary of the Andanian Mysteries, Inside and Out 
  5. Rebecca R. Benefiel, Washington and Lee University, Admiror, paries, te non cecidisse ruinis: Graffiti in the Basilica of Pompeii


2008 (Chicago) The Objects of Greek and Latin Epigraphy

Catherine M. Keesling, Organizer

  1. Julia Lougovaya, Columbia University, Inscribing Laws and the Emergence of Monumental Writing in Ancient Greece
  2. William C. West, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Graffiti Inscriptions on Pottery from Azoria, Crete: Mixed Ethnicities?
  3. Isabelle A. Pafford, San Francisco State University, Instructions on Stone: Leges sacrae on Stone Offering Boxes (thesauroi)
  4. George W. Houston, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, The Uses of Sundials
  5. Jonathan Price, Tel Aviv University, How to Read an Ossuary Inscription
  6. Carolynn Roncaglia, University of California, Berkeley, Recommended by Doctors: Writing Change in Roman Britain


2009 (Philadelphia) The Publication and Study of Inscriptions in the Age of the Computer

Paul Iversen and Tom Elliott, Organizers

1. Marion Lamé, Alma Mater Studiorum, Università di Bologna, Italy and Université de Provence(Aix-Marseille 1), France, Topic Maps and the Semantics of Inscriptions
2. Eleni Bozia, Angelos Barmpoutis, and Robert S. Wagman, University of Florida, An Efficient Method for Digitizing Squeezes and Performing Automated Epigraphic Analysis
3. Gabriel Bodard and Ryan Baumann, King’s College London/University of Kentucky, Opportunities for Epigraphy in the Context of 3-D Digitization


2010 (Anaheim) Greek and Latin Inscriptions: New Discoveries

Paul A. Iversen and Stephen Tracy, Organizers

  1. Nikolaos Papazarkadas, University of California, Berkeley,  and Dimitris Sourlas, Greek Archaeological Service, A New Fragment of IG I3 1149 (Epitaph for the Argives Killed at the Battle of Tanagra)
  2. Gerald V. Lalonde, Grinnell College, Two “New” Horos Inscriptions of the Boule of the Areiopagus: Epigraphy and Topography
  3. John D. Morgan, University of Delaware, Athens and the Aleuads
  4. Nora Dimitrova and Kevin Clinton, Cornell University, Maroneia Honors Q. Lutatius Catulus in Samothrace
  5. Christopher Wallace, University of Toronto, Murder, Mayhem and Salt: I Priene 111 and the publicani in Roman Asia
  6. Steven L. Tuck, Miami University, Fistulae and Freedmen: Lead Water Pipes and Shifting Imperial Realities on the Bay of Naples


2011 (San Antonio): No Panel (First North American Congress of Greek and Latin Epigraphy)

2012 (Philadelphia): Bilingual Inscriptions and Cultural Interaction in the GrecoRoman World

Nora Dimitrova and Paul Iversen, Organizers

  1. Patricia Butz, Savannah College of Art & Design, The Bilingual Greek and Latin Inscriptions of Delos: A Corpus in the Making
  2. Brad Bitner, Macquarie University, Ta graphenta pro rostris lecta: Bilingual (In)scribing at Roman Corinth
  3. Jonathan Price, Tel Aviv University, The Multi-lingual Synagogue Inscriptions in Syria and Iudaea/ Palaestina
  4. Stephanie Frampton, Harvard University, The Alphabets of Italy: Abecedaria as Alloglottographic Texts
  5. Christopher Kenneth Geggie, Brown University, Greco-Roman Bilingualism and Identity: A New Interpretation of CIL 6.14672

2013 (Seattle) “Poetry on Stone: Verse Inscriptions in the GrecoRoman World”

John Bodel, Organizer

  1. Simon Oswald, Princeton University, “The Peculiar Case of the Earliest Greek Epigrams”
  2. Alan Sheppard, Stanford University, “Why Inscribe? Isyllos of Epidauros and the Function of Inscribed Hymns”
  3. Angela Cinalli, University of Rome, “La Sapienza”)“Celebratory Epigram for Itinerant Intellectuals, Artists, Musicians of the Hellenistic Period”
  4. Meghan DiLuzio, Baylor University, “Paulina’s Poetic Defense of Roman Religion”
  5. Dennis Trout, University of Missouri,Fecit ad astra viam: Commemorating Wives in the Verse Epitaphs of Late Ancient Rome”

2014 (Chicago): Graffiti and their supports: informal texts in context

John Bodel, Organizer

  1. John Bodel, Brown University, “Introduction”
  2. Elena Martin Gonzalez, National Hellenic Research Foundation, “The drawings on the rock inscriptions of archaic Thera (IG XII, 536-601; IG XII3 Suppl. 1410-1493)
  3. William West, UNC-Chapel Hill, “Informal and practical uses of writing in graffiti from Azoria, Crete”
  4. Laura Gawlinski, Loyola University Chicago, “Contextualizing a new graffito list from the Athenian Agora”
  5. Bryan Brinkman, Brown University, “Etching out a place for Venus: Graffiti and the creation of sacred space at Pompeii”
  6. Kyle Helms, University of Cincinnati, “Propertius and Ovid on Pompeii’s walls: elegiac graffiti in context”


2015 (New Orleans): Inscriptions and Literary Sources

Paul A. Iversen, Organizer

  1. Cameron Pearson, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, “Herodotus 1.64.3 and Alkmeonides’ Dedications IG I^3 597 and 1469: A Case for Alkmaionid Exile.”
  2. Elizabeth Kosmetatou, University of Illinois Springfield, “An Unlikely Muse: Temple Inventories, Their Readers, and Literary Epigram.”
  3. John D. Morgan, University of Delaware, “”Sextus Propertius, Caesius Bassus, and their Epigraphically Attested Descendents.”  [orator suffectus]
  4. Jeremy LaBuff, Northern Arizona University, “Pride of Place: Remembering Herodotos in Late Hellenistic Halikarnassos”
  5. Patricia A. Butz, The Savannah College of Art and Design. “The Pharos of Alexandria: At the Interface between Non-Extant Inscription and Other Written Evidence.”

2016 (San Francisco): Epistolary Epigraphy

James P. Sickinger, Organizer

1. Patricia Butz, Savannah College of Art and Design, Epistles on Granite: Ptolemaic Authority and the Superlative at Philae
2. Kaius Tuori, University of Helsinki, Law Set in Stone: Inscribing Private Rescripts in Imperial Roman Greece
3. Christopher Haddad, Macquarie University, Filiation Expressions and the Language of Official Roman Letters Inscribed in Greek
4. Patricia Rosenmeyer, University of Wisconsin–Madison, Documenting Travel in Imperial Egypt: Papyrus vs. Inscribed Letters
5. Paul Iversen, Case Western Reserve University, A Letter of Claudius, the Boundary between Tymbrianassos and Sagalassos, and the Via Sebaste

2017 (Toronto): Epigraphic Economies (Sunday, January 8, 8-11 AM)

Nikolaos Papazarkadas, Organizer

1. David DeVore, Ball State University, ‘They Gave for the War’: The Spartan War Fund as a Public Contract
2. Mantha Zarmakoupi, University of Birmingham, Merchant Associations and Domestic Cults as Economic Agents in late Hellenistic Delos
3. Mario Adamo, University of Oxford, Agriculture and Husbandry in Sicily and Lucania in the 2nd century BCE: The Evidence of the Lapis Pollae
4. John Traill, University of Toronto, The ATHENIANS Project and Epigraphic Economies
5. Silvia Orlandi, Sapienza – Università di Roma, ‘Non Stamped’ Instrumentum Domesticum as Source for the Economic History of Rome

2018 (Boston): Epigraphy and Religion Revisited (Friday, January 5, 1:45-4:45)

Nikolaos Papazarkadas, Organizer

1. Jessica Paga (College of William & Mary), “Administration and Topography in IG I3 4A-B, the Hekatompedon Decrees”

2. Irene Salvo (University of Goettingen), “Religious Experience, Ritual Knowledge, and Gender in the Athenian Curse Tablets”

3. Jessica Lamont (Yale University), “The Koine of Cursing in Early Greece: Bindings and Incantations from the Epigraphic Evidence”

4. John Bodel (Brown University), “Ex visu / κατ᾽ ὄναρ Dedications and the Spiritual Lives of Greek and Roman Slaves”

5. Santiago Castellanos (University of Leon), “Religion and Epigraphy in Post-Roman Iberia: The Case of Eleutherius”

6. Michael Zellmann-Rohrer (University of Oxford), “Asklepios and St. Artemios: comparative perspectives on Hellenistic, late ancient, and early Byzantine narratives of incubation”