Presentations

4/18/13 “Nausicaa and Iphthime: The Dark Side of the Woman at the Well” 2013 Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South. Iowa City, IA

 

3/25/13 “Teaching the Greek and Sanskrit Epics”  A seminar delivered to the faculty of the Department of History at the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD

 

3/26/13  “Approaches to Understanding the Shared Heritage of the Greek and Sanskrit Epics” The 2013 Asia Forum at the U.S. Naval Academy. Annapolis, MD

 

6/28/12  “The Tale of Cyavana and Sukanya: A Case Study in the Evolution of Narrative” Orality and Literacy X: Tradition, Transmission and Adaptation. Ann Arbor, MI

 

1/6/11   "The Transformation of Cyavana: A Study in the Transformation of Oral Narrative" This paper was accepted by the APA Program Committee for presentation at the 143rd Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA during the session entitled “Greek Epic,” but due to the death of my husband a few weeks prior, I had to cancel the presentation.

 

9/2/08  “Near Eastern Borrowings in the MahabharataThe Sixth Symposium of the Melammu Project, Dedicated to the Intellectual Heritage of Assyria and Babylonia in East and West. Sofia, Bulgaria 

 

4/19/08  “A Brief Discussion of the Homeric Retiring Scene”  2007 Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South, Tucson, Arizona

 

4/4/08   “Two Wild Men Transformed: Towards a Comparative Model for Evaluating    Proposed Narrative Parallels.” Invited Lecture, Brandeis University, Waltham,                Massachusetts

 

4/13/07  “Lady in the Water: Ino, Eidothea, and their Indic Relatives” 2007 Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South, Cincinnati, OH

 

3/17/07  “The Wild Man and the Courtesan: An Episode from Near Eastern Epic in the Mahabharata,” co-authored with Tzvi Abusch, 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Oriental Society, San Antonio,  TX

 

1/7/06   “Married Hero/Single Princess: Homer's Nausicaa and Indic Citrangada” 2006 Annual Meeting of the American Philological Association, Montreal,  Canada

 

1/7/05   “The Goddess Takes the Reins: Diomedes' Aristeia and Ganga and Bhisma in the Mahabharata,” 2005 Annual Meeting of the American Philological Association, Boston, MA

 

1/5/04 “Circe and Calypso's Indic Sister” 2004 Annual Meeting of the American Philological Association, San   Francisco, CA

10/13/00  “Puella ex Machina: Female Assistants in the Mahabharata” 29th Annual Conference on South Asia, Madison, WI

10/15/99   “Women's Advice in Greek and Sanskrit Epic” 28th Annual Conference on South Asia, Madison, WI

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