Classics and Cognitive Theory

Classics and Cognitive Theory

Keynote Session - Session IV

Strange: How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Embrace the Cognitive Humanities
G. Gabrielle Starr, NYU

Session II

Reading the Critic’s Mind
Alessandro Vatri, University of Oxford

Overimitation: Roman Orthopraxy in Light of a Cognitive Universal
Jacob Mackey, Queens College

Roman Artificial Memory as Distributed System
Andrew Riggsby, University of Texas at Austin

The Care of Souls in Late Antique Monasticism: Cognition and Discipline
Paul Dilley, University of Iowa

Session III

A Cognitive-Linguistic Approach to the Historic Present in Livy and Tacitus
Lidewij van Gils and Caroline Kroon, University of Amsterdam

Immersed in the Storyworld: A Cognitive Linguistic-Narratological Approach
Rutger J. Allan, University of Amsterdam

From Syntax to Story: The Value of Cognitive Science in Teaching Latin Reading Skills and Text Comprehension
Suzanne Adema, University of Amsterdam

Session V

Animal Sacrifices in Roman Asia Minor
Günther Schörner, University of Vienna

Archaeologies of the Imagination: Creativity, Kinesis, and Cognition in Greek Visual Culture
Joan Breton Connelly, NYU

Towards a Processual Understanding of Roman Commemorative Monuments
Diana Y. Ng, University of Michigan-Dearborn

Session VI

Cognitive Dissonance in the Political and Religious History of Hellenistic Athens
Thomas Martin, College of the Holy Cross

Emotions First. Epistemic Emotions in Plato’s Dialogically Extended Cognition
Laura Candiotto, University of Edinburgh

Roman Cultural Semantics: Image Schemas, Metaphors, and Folk Models of Understanding of Ancient Language and Culture
William Short, University of Texas at San Antonio

Session VII

Reading the Mind of Ajax
Sheila Murnaghan, University of Pennsylvania

What Do We Actually See on Stage? A Cognitive Approach to the Interaction of Visual and Aural Effects in the Performance of Greek Tragedy
Anne-Sophie Noel, ENS Lyon

Life beyond the Poem: The Odyssey’s Open End
Joel Christensen, Brandeis University

Positive Emotion and Cognition in the Spectating of Aristophanic Comedy
Angeliki Varakis, University of Kent

The Roman Army as a Rabble in Tacitus Histories I
Garrett Fagan, Pennsylvania State University