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October 5 - October 6

Location: Luskin Conference Center, UCLA

Date: October 5-6, 2018

Organized by: Francesca Martelli (UCLA) and Sean Gurd (University of Missouri, Columbia)

PROGRAM

Friday, October 5

9:15-9:30

Welcome

9:30-11:30

Nandini Pandey, University of Wisconsin-Madison
The Anxieties of Distributed Authorship in the Vergilian Vita Tradition

Joseph Howley, Columbia University
Not evenly distributed: pursuing “the author” in Roman book slavery

1:00-3:00

Scott McGill, Rice University
Mega-Intertextuality: Writing and Reading Virgilian Centos

Alexis Crawshaw and Marcos Novak, University of California, Santa Barbara
Bridging the ancient to the digital contemporary through algorithmic intertextuality

3:15-5:15

Pia Carolla, Università Roma Tre
Distributed authorship & authoritative texts; an imperial collection

Sandeep Bhagwati, Concordia University Montréal
Notwithstanding Unique. Intertwined Authorship in Musical Comprovisation.

Saturday, October 6

9:30-11:30

Dorota Dutsch, University of California, Santa Barbara
Novelty and Meaning in a Pseudo-Pythagorean Network

Mario Biagioli, University of California, Davis
Ghostly Collaborations: Making up Co-authors in the Age of Big Science

1:00-3:00

Daniel Selden, University of California, Santa Cruz
The Worlding of the Life of Aḥiqar

Sergio Basso, Università Roma Tre
The Barlaam and Joasaph – a new paradigm theory for its formation

3:15-5:15

Francesca Martelli, UCLA
“Cicero’s” Letters and the Selfie

KEYNOTE:

Simon Biggs, University of South Australia
Distributed authorship, Machine learning And the heterogeneous Posthuman (dancing) subject.

Details

Start:
October 5
End:
October 6
Website:
http://www.whatthethundersaid.net/

Venue

UCLA Meyer & Renee Luskin Conference Center
425 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90049 United States
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