Assembly of the Plebs 2021

Assembly of the Plebs 2021 will be hosted on March 19th, 2021 via Zoom! The event will begin at 10:20 am EDT, and end at 3 pm EDT. Join us at this link: on the day of for some incredibly interesting talks from our authors!


  • 10:20 Opening Remarks
  • 10:30 John Liao (he/him), Ἐπιθυμῶ κἂν τραύματος: Agency as Conceit in Philostratus’ Erotic Letters 
  • 11:00 Angelli McGuigan (she/they), Finding Identity Through Sport
  • 11:30 Erika Sakaguchi (she/her), Dido Exchanged: Compulsory Sexual Asymmetry in Vergil’s Aeneid
  • 12:00 Lunch Break
  • 1:00 Camille Richter (she/her), Shame and Sexual Allure in Roman Courtesans
  • 1:30 Sheena Mckeever (she/her), A Metrical Analysis of Vergil’s Aeneid 1.268-73
  • 2:00 Jordan Nemec (he/him), Signs of Cultural and Ethnic Diversity at the Serapeum of Alexandria
  • 2:30 Closing Remarks

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