Thursday, April 18

PM                            Free time to visit galleries
7:30 PM Keynote
Kaleidoscopes and the distribution of memory in the Roman empire
Susan Alcock (Brown University)
(link to talk abstract)
Reception to Follow

Friday, April 19

9:45 AM                           Karl Galinsky/Kenneth Lapatin — Welcome and Intro
10:00 AM         Session One: Concepts
Moderator: Kenneth Lapatin (J. Paul Getty Museum)
10:00–10:40 AM Art, Travel, and Cultural Topoi in the Roman Empire
Francesco de Angelis (Columbia)
10:40–11:20 AM Periegesis and cultural memory in the second century CE
Tim Whitmarsh (Oxford)
11:20–11:40 AM Break
11:40 AM–12:00 PM Respondent: Karl Galinsky (University of Texas at Austin)
12:00–12:30 Discussion
12:30 PM                          Lunch Break (with time to visit galleries)
2:30                   Session Two: Imperial Memories and Local Identities
Moderator: Diane Favro (University of California Los Angeles)
2:30–3:10 PM Artificial Memories of Imperial Closeness: Artifacts and the Absent Emperor
John Weisweiler (Heidelberg/Chicago)
3:10–3:50 Ritual and Memory: Hellenistic Ruler Cults in the Roman Empire
Carlos Norena (Berkeley)
3:40–4:10 PM Break
4:10–4:50 PM Conspicuous Antiquity and the Rhetoric of Renovation: Shaping Memory at Early Christian Cult Sites
Ann Marie Yasin (University of Southern California)
4:50–5:10 PM Respondent: Rachel Kousser (CUNY)
5:10–5:40 PM Discussion
5:45 PM Reception on Café Terrace (until 6:45 PM)

Saturday, April 20

10:00 AM         Session Three: Memory, Myth, and History in the Roman East
Moderator: Daniel Richter (USC)
10:00–10:40 AM The Homeric Memory Culture of Roman Ilion
Brian Rose (Pennsylvania)
10:40–11:20 AM Inventing the Past in Roman Anatolia: Agents and Actions
Felipe Rojas (Brown)
11:20–11:40 Break
11:40 AM–12:00 PM Respondent: Alicia Jimenez (Stanford)
12:00 PM–12:30 PM Discussion
12:30 PM                          Lunch Break (with time to visit galleries)
2:30 PM                   Session Four: Cultural Memories of Religion in the Roman West
Moderator: Claire Lyons (J. Paul Getty Museum)
2:30–3:10 PM The Memory of the Gods. Sanctuaries as external storage devices
Greg Woolf (St. Andrews)
3:10–3:50 PM From the individual to the collective: material memories at religious sites in Roman Britain
Zena Kamash (Oxford)
3:50–4:10 PM Break
4:10–4:30 PM Respondent: Nicola Terrenato (Michigan)
4:30–5:00 PM Discussion of Session Four
5:00–5:30 PM Discussion of overall conference topic
5:30–6:30 PM Wine and cheese reception