Postgraduate Workshop: Exemplarity

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Conveners: Constanze Güthenke (Corpus Christi), Hindy Najman (Oriel College), and Tobias
Reinhardt (Corpus Christi)

Sunday 10 March

12.00–12.45 Lunch for all in attendance

12.45 Welcome

Session 1 – Chair: Scott Scullion (Worcester)

13.00–13.35 David Kaufman (Queens), “Ethically Exemplary Gothic in the Writing of Paul
13.35–14.10 Federico Favi (Oriel), “Tragic Exemplarity in Menander”
14.10–14.45 Xavier Buxton (Balliol), “Thucydides and the Tragic Paradigm”

14.45–15.15 Coffee break

Session 2 – Chair: Tobias Reinhardt (Corpus Christi)

15.15–15.50 Rachel Love (Yale), “Exemplarity at War: Reading Frontinus and Vegetius”
15.50–16.25 Laura Loporcaro (Trinity), “Exemplarity in Quintilian’s Institutio oratoria”

16.25–17.00 Coffee break

Session 3 – Chair: Michal Beth Dinkler (Yale)

17.00–17.35 Rebekah Van Sant-Clark (Oriel), “Joseph as Im/pious Exemplar in Hellenistic
17.35–18.10 Mary Davenport Davis (Yale), “Handmaids of the Lord”

18.10–19:00 Reception for all in attendance

19.00 Dinner for participants


Monday 11 March

Session 4 – Chair: Irene Peirano (Yale)

9.00–9.35 Gary Wallin (Yale), “Patterned After Paul: Exemplarity and Textual Reflexivity in
2 Timothy 1:13”
9.35–10.10 Chris Londa (Yale), “Taking and Making Exempla in the Rhetorica ad
Herennium and Cicero’s De Inventione”
10.10–10:45 Sarah Wisialowski (Oriel), “Leaders as Exemplars in the Community at Qumran”

10.45–11.15 Coffee break

Session 5 – Chair: Hindy Najman (Oriel)

11.15–11.50 Elizabeth Stell (Oriel), “Prophetic Exemplarity: Signs and Instability in the
Prophetic Ideal”
11.50-12.25 Naila Razzaq (Yale), “Books and Prophets: The Dynamics of Literary and Ethical
Exemplarity in the Book of Jubilees”

12.25–13.30 Lunch for all in attendance

Session 6 – Chair: Tobias Reinhardt (Corpus Christi)

13.30–14.05 Talia Boylan (Yale), “Herodotus and His Ancient Receptions in the Parekbolai of
14.05–14.40 Katherine Kraus (Somerville), “Reading Scipio Nasica in Livy AUC 29, and
Augustine De civ. 1.30-2.5”
14.40–15.15 Eckhart Chan (Yale), “Monica’s Exemplarity: Exploring the Rhetorical Unity of

15.15–16.00 Coffee break

16.00–17:30 Keynote
Chair: Constanze Güthenke (Corpus Christi)
Keynote speaker: Irene Peirano (Yale), “Beyond Emulation”
Response: Tobias Reinhardt (Corpus Christi)

17:30–18.30 Panel discussion
Chair: Michal Beth Dinkler (Yale)
Participants: Constanze Güthenke (Corpus Christi), Hindy Najman (Oriel), Irene
Peirano (Yale), Tobias Reinhardt (Corpus Christi)

18.30–19.30 Reception for all in attendance

19.30 Dinner for participants

Generously funded by TORCH, the Centre for the Study of the Bible in the Humanities, the Faculty of
Classics, the Corpus Christi College Centre for the Study of Greek and Roman Antiquity, Archaia, Yale
Divinity School and Yale Classics