9.00-9.30: Breakfast  (Room 4202)

9.30-9.35: Welcoming and Introduction (Segal Theatre)

Elizabeth Mellen and Alessandra Migliara, conference co-chairs

9.35-11.15: Panel 1: Xenoi and Plato (Segal Theatre)

Moderator: Mateo Duque, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Welcoming the Xenos from Elea                                                                                Anna Pavani, University of Cologne/Brown University

Enemies by Nature: Plato and the Xenophobia of Kallipolis                                  Samuel Yelton, The New School for Social Research

Does the “Idea of the Barbarian” exist according to Plato?                                  Carlo Delle Donne, La Sapienza University of Rome

Plato’s Provincialism and Diogenes’ Cosmopolitism                                             Pedro Dotto, The New School for Social Research

11.15-11.40: Coffee break (Room 4202)

11.40 – 1.00: Panel 2: Historical Approaches to Ancient Hospitality (Segal Theatre)

Moderator: Mary Jean McNamara, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Horns of Plenty and Debauchery: The Appropriation of the Keras in Attic Vase Painting                                                                                                                         Nadhira Hill, University of Michigan

Sikel Kings, Athenian Guests? Considering the Proxenia Decree of Archonides and Demon (IG I3 228)                                                                                             Jayden Lloyd, The University of British Columbia

Public Hospitality: A Dichotomy of Social Class in the Roman World                         Jessica Mingoia, Rutgers University 

1.00-2.00: Lunch (Room 4202)

2.00-4.00: Screening of Aeschylus’ Suppliants (directed by Moni Ovadia) (Segal Theatre)

Response by Professor Helene Foley, Columbia University

4.00–4.20: Coffee break (Room 4202)

4.20-5.00: Panel 3: Xenoi and the Athenian Drama (Segal Theatre)

Moderator: Noah Davies Mason, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Performing Hospitality and/or Hostility towards Xenoi: The Case of Dramatic Satyrs                                                                                                                                Efstathia Athanasopoulou, University of Patras

Oedipus at Colonus: A Story of Refugee Identity, Space, and Mediating Relationships                                                                                                                Ashley Mehra, University of Cambridge

5.00-6.00: Keynote address (Segal Theatre)

Suppliants at the Dionysia: Embracing Refugees in an Anti-Immigrant Athens

Prof. Rebecca Futo Kennedy, Denison University

6.00-7.00: Reception (Room 4202)