In Many Voices: fourth annual CFLLC Student Conference

The Fourth Annual CFLLC Student Conference

Sunday, November 4 | 1:00 – 3:30 PM

Schapiro Hall 129

In Many Voices, the fourth annual CFLLC Student Conference will be held on Sunday, November 4 at 1 PM. Seven seniors will present topics related to their independent research or theses and the languages, literature and cultures they have studied at Williams.

Opening Remarks 

Panel I, 1:15 – 2:15 PM

  • Professor Janneke van de Stadt, Moderator
  • Jacob Gelman, “Natural Law as a Standard in Cicero’s Political Thought”
  • David Kealhofer, “Odysseus’ Murderous Project”
  • Amanda M. McLaughlin, “‘You will hear that this terrible, annihilating thing is true’: Simultaneity and Sequentiality in The Return of Martin Guerre“
  • Sarah Zager, “Halakhic Orienteering: Moses Mendelssohn’s Path from Idolatry to Morality in the Face of the Kantian Critique”


Panel II, 2:30 – 3:30 PM

  • Professor Christopher Nugent, Moderator
  • Ian McLean, “Apuleius and Egypt: The Role of Egyptian Stereotypes in The Golden Ass“
  • Madlyn Mgrublian, “The Arab Telenovela: Globalization in Middle Eastern Television”
  • Hannah Wang, “Reflections of Narcissus: Ovidian Reception in the Victorian Period”