You can read short biographies of the speakers.

Thursday, Nov. 7 Vernon Manor Hotel

6:30-8:00 Reception

Friday, Nov. 8 Vernon Manor Hotel

William Johnson, University of Cincinnati
"The Posidippus Papyrus: Bookroll and Reader"

Nita Krevans, University of Minnesota
"The Editor's Toolbox: Strategies for Selection and Arrangement in the Milan Epigram Papyrus"

Presider: Michael Haslam, University of California at Los Angelos

10:30 -11:00 Coffee break

Dirk Obbink, Christ Church, Oxford
"New Old Posidippus and Old New Posidippus: On the Subliterary Origin of
Literary Epigram"

Frank Nisetich, Boston University
"On Translating Posidippus, Old and New"

Presider: Peter van Minnen, University of Cincinnati

12:30-1:30 Lunch

1:30 - 3:30
Peter Bing, Emory University
"The Politics and Poetics of Geography in the Milan Posidippus"

David Sider, New York University
"Posidippus on Weather Signs and the Tradition of Didactic Poetry"

Presider: Richard Hunter, Trinity College, Cambridge

3:30-4:00 Break

4:00 - 5:00
Susan Stephens, Stanford University
"Arsinoe, For You..."

Presider: Nancy Andrews, College of the Holy Cross

7:00 Banquet, Phoenix restaurant, 812 Race Street
Remarks by Colin Austin, Trinity Hall, Cambridge

Saturday, Nov. 9 Vernon Manor Hotel

Ann Kuttner, University of Pennsylvania
"Carving/ Writing a Minor Masterpiece: Posidippus' Cabinet of Gems"

Andrew Stewart, University of California at Berkeley
"Poseidippos and the Truth in Sculpture"

Presider: Graham Zanker, University or Canterbury

10:15-10:45 Coffee Break

Alex Sens, Georgetown University
"Posidippus on Statues and Hellenistic Literary Criticism"

Kathryn Gutzwiller, University of Cincinnati
"The New Posidippus as a Hellenistic Poetry Book"

Presider: Ewen Bowie, Corpus Christi College, Oxford

12:30-1:30 Lunch

Marco Fantuzzi, University of Macerata and University of Florence
"Posidippus at Court"

Dorothy Thompson, Girton College, Cambridge
"Posidippus, Poet of the Ptolemies"

Presider: Benjamin Acosta-Hughes, University of Michigan

3:30-4:00 Break

4:00- 5:00
Alessandro Barchiesi, University of Siena and Stanford University
"The Search for the Perfect Book"

Presider: Mary Depew, University of Iowa