Spectral Cartographies: Haunting and Greco-Roman Antiquity

Apr 12, 2024, 9:00 amApr 13, 2024, 3:00 pm
Open to Princeton University ID Holders and Other Academic Affiliates


Event Description

This two-day workshop will take up the thematic of haunting in relation to Greco-Roman antiquity. Twelve speakers will give twenty-minute papers addressing haunting across three dimensions: the local (haunting in the ancient world), the interstitial (haunting in the transmission and reception of Greco-Roman antiquities), and the planetary (haunting as a theoretical relation to the past). 

Friday, April 12

Louis A. Simpson Building, Room A71

Session One: The Interstitial: Haunting in the Transmission & Reception of Greco-Roman Antiquities
9:30 to 11:45 a.m.

Speakers: Alexa Wang (Harvard), Zina Giannapoulou (UC Irvine), Peter Makhlouf (Princeton), Dan-el Padilla Peralta (Princeton)

Session Two: The Local: Haunting in Greco-Roman Antiquities
1:45 to 4 p.m.

Speakers: Del A. Maticic (Vassar), Sophia Haberle (Humboldt), James Taylor (Colby), Karen Bassi (UC Santa Cruz)

Saturday, April 13

Laura Wooten Hall, Room 301

Session Three: The Planetary: Haunting as a Relationship to the Greco-Roman Past
9:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Speakers: Giovanni Lovisetto (Columbia), Savannah Sather Marquadt (Yale), Cole Phelps (Oxford), Andres Fabian Henao Castro (UMass Boston)

Closing Discussion
1:30 to 3 p.m.

Paul Eberwine