Conferences Organized

Co-Organizer (Coordinator and Fundraiser), Columbia Ancient World Graduate Student Conference, Refuge and Refugees in the Ancient World, November 11-12, 2016. 

Conference Papers (+ invited)


  • Street View: Monuments, Prepositions and the Creation of Spatial Identities at Rome.” at North American Congress of Greek and Latin Epigraphy (NACGLE), Washington D.C., January 5-7, 2020.

  • Slaves to Rome, Freedmen to the Colonies: Philip V, Roman colonization and freedmen in the 3rd-2nd centuries BCE.” at The Politics of Empire in the Roman Republic: The Forum Unbounded (280 BCE – 20 CE), Villa Le Balze, Fiesole, Italy, April 28 - May 2, 2020.


  • “Rome’s Next Generation: Youth Agency in the Late Republic and Augustan Age.” at Taking the lead in late Republican and early Imperial Rome: office, agency and initiative, University of Bielefeld, Germany, July 15-16, 2019.+

  • “Upending Age Models: Octavian from puer to iuvenis.” at The Roman Civil Wars of 49-30 BCE: Analyzing the Breakdown of Models, The British School at Rome, Italy, July 22-24, 2019.

  • "Fashioning an imperial aetas: Nero's portrait, the depositio barbae, and the Iuvenalia." at Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting (January 4-7), Boston, January 5, 2018.

  • "Fashioning an imperial aetas: Nero's portrait, the depositio barbae, and the Iuvenalia." at Ages, Ageing, and Old Age in Greco-Roman Antiquity, VIII Arachne Conference, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, October 25-27, 2017.

  • "Growing the State: The cult of Iuventas in the Middle Republic and Augustan Rome." at Religion and the State in Classical Greece and Rome, Princeton University, September 22-23, 2017.

  • The Pygmy Motif as Somatic Spectacle: Somatic Dialogues in the House of the Menander, Pompeii.” at Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting (January 6-8), Toronto, Canada; January 8, 2017. Open session.

  • Acting Your Age on the Roman Stage: The Plautine Adulescens in Middle Republican Rome.” at Society for Classical Studies Annual Meeting, (January 6-8), Toronto, Canada; January 6, 2017. Open session.

  • Remembering Differently: The exemplarity of populares as a site of ideological contest in late Republican oratory.” at Cultural Memory in the Roman Republic, (November 3-5), Kings College London, London, UK; November 3, 2016.

  • “The Pygmy Motif as Somatic Spectacle: Somatic Dialogues in the House of the Menander, Pompeii.” at Mirabile dictu: Experiencing the wondrous in the ancient world, Graduate Student Conference, New York University, NY, USA; November 14, 2015.

  • Sit adulescentia liberior: negotiating the pleasures of youth in Cicero’s Pro Caelio.” at Pain and Pleasure in Classical Antiquity, (April 18-19), Center for the Ancient Mediterranean (CAM), Columbia University, NY, USA; April 19, 2015.

  • “Beyond the apotropaion and towards a somatic context: the pymgy as somatic spectacle in the House of the Menander, Pompeii.” at Beauty in the Beast: Mutants, Monsters and Monstrosities in the Ancient World, Graduate Student Conference, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA; March 27, 2015.

  • Like father, like son? The dynamics of family exemplarity and ideology in (fragmentary) Republican oratory.” at People, politics and res publica: strategy and ideology in Republican Rome (April 11-14), University College London, UK; April 12, 2014.

  • “Journeying through the Roman life-course in Petronius’ Satyrica: on representing and narrating one’s age.” at 27th Pacific Rim Roman Literature Seminar: The Journey in Roman Literature, Columbia University, NY, USA; July 10, 2013.

  • “Performing memoria: Oratorical exempla as mnemonic speech-acts in Ciceronian oratory.” at A theatre of justice: Aspects of performance in Greco-Roman oratory and rhetoric, Graduate Student Conference, University College London, UK; April 19, 2012.

  • with Llewelyn, S. “‘Let the little children come to me’ and the Realities of a Slave Childhood in the Roman Empire”, Society for Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, San Francisco, USA; November 22, 2011.