Lambda Classical Caucus
A Coalition of Queer Classicists and Allies
Graduate Student Paper Award
Lambda's new award is designed to encourage and reward scholarship by pre-Ph.D. scholars on issues related to the LCC’s mission, including, but not limited to: homosocial and homoerotic relationships and environments, ancient sexuality and gender roles, representations of the gendered body, and queer theory.
We ask for nominations of oral papers presented by a pre-Ph.D. scholar at a
Nominations accepted until October 31, 2016. The winner will be announced at the opening night reception of the 2017 AIA/SCS meetings in Toronto.
Winners of the Graduate Student Paper Award
2016 Anna Conser (Columbia University), “Why can't a woman be more like a bee? Poetic persona and Hesiod's bee simile in Semonides Fr. 7” (New Orleans SCS 2015)
2015 Adriana Vazquez (University of Washington), "The Girl from Lesbos: A Metapoetic Reading of Anacreon 358 PMG" (delivered at the CAPN 2014 Meeting)
2014 Mira Green (University of Washington) "Witnesses and Participants in the Shadows: The Sexual Lives of Enslaved Women and Boys in Ancient Rome" (Seattle APA 2013)
2013 Jen Oliver (Toronto) “Oscula iungit, nec moderata satis nec sic a virgine danda: the Callisto episode in Ovid’s Metamorphoses and the typology of female homoeroticism,” Romosexuality: The Reception of Rome and the Construction of Western Homosexual Identities (Durham University, April 2012)
2012 Craig Russell (UCLA), "Boy Interrupted: Liminalities of Gender and Genre in Statius' Achilleid and Silvae 3.4," Annual Meeting of the American Philological Association (San Antonio APA 2011)
2011 Mark Nugent (University of Washington / University of Victoria)
2010 Helene A. Coccagna (University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill) "Manipulating mastoi: The Female Breast in the Sympotic Setting,” Annual Meeting of the American Philological Association (Philadelphia APA 2009).
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