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Subjects of Empire: Political and Cultural Exchange in Imperial Rome - 12-13/05/2017, Princeton, NJ

FECHA/DATE/DATA: 12-13/05/2017

LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Room 219, Aaron Burr Hall, Princeton University (Princeton, NJ, USA)


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Friday, May 12, 2017 1:15pm–3:30pm Welcome: Harriet Flower, Nino Luraghi (Princeton University) Clifford Ando (University of Chicago) “The ambitions of government: sovereignty and control in the ancient countryside” Nicholas Purcell (University of Oxford) “Just Deserts? Roman Power and the Rhetoric of Discrimination” Moderator: Kat Huemoeller (University of British Columbia) 3:45pm–5:45pm Paula Fredriksen (Boston University) "TEXTING, SOCIAL MEDIA, and TRASH TALK: The Role of Treatises, Letters and Sermons in Augustine’s Ecclesiastical Campaigns" Mark Vessey (University of British Columbia) "Ausonius at the Edge of Empire: Consular Poetics as Cognitive Improvisation" Moderator: Jeremy McInerney (University of Pennsylvania) Keynote Peter Brown (Princeton University) “Brent Shaw: An Intellectual Profile” Saturday, May 13, 2017 9:00am–11:00am Carols Noreña, (University of California, Berkeley) "Imperial Integration on Rome's Atlantic Rim." Erich Gruen (University of California, Berkeley) "Outliers, Outlaws, and the Origins of the Jewish War against Rome." Moderator: Marc Domingo (Princeton University) 11:15am–1:15pm Claudia Rapp (University of Vienna) 'Organized Lay Piety in Late Antiquity and the Beginnings of Monasticism' Eric Rebillard (Cornell University) "Early Christianities and the Mediterranean, 50-300 CE." Moderator: AnneMarie Luijendijk (Princeton University) 2:00pm–4:00pm Kyle Harper, (University of Oklahoma) “Germs and Empire “ Sabine Huebner (University of Basel) “The First Christians in Egypt - the Christianization of the Fayum before 250 CE" Moderator: Rose MacLean (University of California, Santa Barbara) 4:15pm–6:30pm Catherine Conybeare (Bryn Mawr College) 'Peregrinationes in Psalmos' Glen Bowersock (Institute for Advanced Study) “Muhammad’s Rivals: Prophets in Late Antique Arabia” Closing Remarks: Brent Shaw Moderator: Jack Tannous (Princeton University)

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