Classics and Social Justice at the 2021 SCS/AIA

If you have things that seem related to the Classics and Social Justice mission that you would like to see included here, please email amypistone at gmail dot com.

All times listed are Central Time.

Meetings and Receptions of Interest

CSJ Open Meeting: Tuesday, January 5, 5-6pm CT (access link)

WCC’s Welcome Night Reception and Awards Ceremony: Tuesday, January 5, 8 – 10pm

Pachanga Latina: A Hispanic/Latinx Faculty and Grad Student Meet and Greet: Wednesday, January 6, 6:30 – 7:30pm

Reception: MRECC and EOS’s Reception in Honor of Shelley Haley and Her Assumption of the SCS Presidency: Thursday, January 7, 8 – 9pm

Mountaintop Coalition Virtual Reception: Friday, January 8, 7:30 – 8:30pm

WCC Open Meeting: Saturday, January 9, 12 – 1pm

January 5

9am – 12pm: Classics In/Out of Asia (AAACC panel)

2 – 5pm: Ancient Theater in Chicagoland (CAMP panel)

January 6

9am – 12pm: Believing Ancient Women: A Feminist Epistemology for Greece and Rome (seminar)
You must sign-up for this seminar before it takes place. The sign-up form is available here.

January 7

2 – 5pm: Eos READS: Toni Morrison, “Unspeakable Things Unspoken: The Afro-American Presence in American Literature”
Requires pre-reading and registration. Please find the required materials to prepare for the workshop here:

2 – 5pm: Classics and Childcare (workshop)

2 – 5pm: Legalize It: Gender and Sexuality in Ancient Law (LCC panel)

January 8

9am – 12pm: Indigenous Voices and Classical Literature

2 – 5pm: COVID-19 and the Future of Classics Graduate Study

5:30 – 7:30pm: Presidential Panel: William Sanders Scarborough and Black Classicism at the Turn of the Twentieth Century, organized by Sheila Murnaghan

January 9

9am – 12pm: Greco-Roman Antiquity and White Supremacy

9am – 12pm: Think of the Children!: The Reception of the Ancient World in Children’s Media (WCC panel)

2 – 5pm: Difficult Topics in the Classroom

January 10

2 – 5pm: Race, Classics, and the Latin Classroom


Classics & Social Justice at the 2018 SCS

We’re pleased to announce that we will have a panel at the 2018 meeting for the Society for Classical Studies (Jan. 5th 8-10.30am), as well as a general meeting (Jan. 4th 4-5pm). Any interested members are welcome and encouraged to attend both. See below for details.

The Classics and Social Justice Open Meeting is scheduled to be held on:
Date: Thursday, January 4, 2018
Time: 4.00 pm – 5.00 pm
Assigned room: Columbus 1+2
Location: The Marriott Boston Copley.

The Classics and Social Justice panel is scheduled for Friday, January 5th, 8am-10.30am

Session 1: Classics and Social Justice (Organized by Jessica Wright, University of Southern California, and Amit Shilo, University of California, Santa Barbara)
Elina Salminen (University of Michigan) “At Intersections: Teaching about Power and Powerlessness in the Ancient World”
Casey C. Moore (Ridge View High School) “Engaging Minority Students: Modifying Pedagogical Practice for Social Justice”
Rodrigo Verano (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid) “Reading Homer in and outside the Bars: An Educational Project in Post-Conflict Colombia”
Molly Harris (University of Wisconsin – Madison) “The Warrior Book Club: Advancing Social Justice for Veterans through Collaboration”
Amy Pistone (University of Michigan) “First Do No Harm: Responsible Outreach and Community Engagement”