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Mary T. Boatwright

Professor Emerita of Classical Studies
Classical Studies
Box 90103, Durham, NC 27708-0103
233 Allen Bldg, West Campus, Durham, NC 27708-0103
Office hours

By appointment and Zoom.

  

Selected Presentations & Appearances


"Imperial Mothers and Daughters in Second-Century Rome" - Women's Classical Caucus Panel · January 2017 Lecture SCS Annual Meetings, Toronto
“The Imperial Family, and Families in Pannonia and Palmyra” - Palmyrene Portrait Project · October 2016 Invited Talk Aarhus University, Denmark,
“Alma Mater? Rome and the Emperor’s Mother” - 2016-2017 John Charles Lecturer · September 2016 Invited Talk Wabash College,
“Family Matters: Rome’s Imperial Mothers in the Spotlight" · April 2016 Invited Talk Creighton University,
“Agrippina on the Caelian: Imperial Women’s Sculptural Presence in Rome” · October 2015 Invited Talk Gustavus Adolphus College, St Peter, MN
"Imperial Mothers and Daughters in Second-Century Rome" - Women's Classical Caucus Panel · January 2017 Lecture SCS Annual Meetings, Toronto
“The Imperial Family, and Families in Pannonia and Palmyra” - Palmyrene Portrait Project · October 2016 Invited Talk Aarhus University, Denmark,
“Alma Mater? Rome and the Emperor’s Mother” - 2016-2017 John Charles Lecturer · September 2016 Invited Talk Wabash College,
“Family Matters: Rome’s Imperial Mothers in the Spotlight" · April 2016 Invited Talk Creighton University,
“Agrippina on the Caelian: Imperial Women’s Sculptural Presence in Rome” · October 2015 Invited Talk Gustavus Adolphus College, St Peter, MN
“TBL Rome: Agrippina and the Temple of Deified Claudius” · October 2015 Lecture Classical Association of the Atlantic States,

This was presented in a pedagogy panel.

“Reading the Pantheon” · October 2015 Invited Talk Classical Association of Minnesota,
“Power Plays: The Sovereignty of Rome’s Imperial Women” · October 2015 Invited Talk University of Minnesota,
“Domitia Longina and the Criminality of Roman Imperial Women” · October 2014 Lecture Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS) – Southern Section,

Invited Lectures

Reading the Pantheon · October 24, 2013 Lecture University of Mississippi
'Modest' Agrippa's Building Inscriptions · 2013 Lecture XVIIIth International Congress of Classical Archaeology, Mérida, Spain
“Not the Minucia Frumentaria? A Long-Standing Topographical Puzzle · December 17, 2012 Lecture 2012 Archaeological Institute of America Annual Conference

Invited Lectures

Visualizing Empire in Imperial Rome · November 9, 2012 Lecture Indiana University
Why is Agrippa's Inscription on Hadrian's Pantheon? · October 17, 2012 Lecture University of New Hampshire
Visualizing Empire in Imperial Rome · September 10, 2012 Lecture Vanderbilt University
The End of the Road? New Discoveries in Roman Topography · March 31, 2011 Lecture University of Wisconsin, Madison
The Importance of the Physical for (Roman) History: The Case of the Pantheon · October 18, 2010 Lecture Ohio University
Rome and Immigrants, c. 200 BCE – 100 CE · January 7, 2010 Lecture American Philological Association
What's in a Name? Hadrian's Pantheon and its Agrippan Inscription · December 14, 2009 Lecture British Museum, London
“Gendering the Roman Forum: The Puzzle of the Aedicula Faustinae” · November 17, 2009 Lecture University of Cincinnati, University of Cincinnati
“New Approaches to Roman Institutional and Political History” · January 9, 2009 Lecture Annual Meeting of the American Philological Association (APA)
“Gendering the Roman Forum” · December 18, 2008 Lecture University of Massachusetts, Amherst
The Edges of [the Roman] Empire · November 19, 2008 Lecture Franklin Humanities Institute
“Women’s Place at the Heart of Rome: The Aedicula Faustinae in the Forum Romanum" · January 5, 2008 Lecture Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA)
“Women and their Contexts on Funerary Stelae in Roman Pannonia: The Seated Portrait Type" - APA Annual Meeting · 2006 Lecture
“Pannonian Stelae, Romans, and Romanization on the Northern Frontier” - AIA Annual Meeting · 2002 Lecture
“Public Architecture in Rome and the Year A.D. 96” - APA Annual Meeting · 1996 Lecture
“Hadrian and North African Cities” - APA Annual Meeting · 1991 Lecture
“Matidia the Younger” - APA Annual Meeting · 1989 Lecture
“Colonization and Land Assignations in Italy, A.D. 98-161” - APA Annual Meeting · 1988 Lecture
“Hadrian and Italian Cities” - Spring Meeting of CAMWS · 1988 Lecture
“Archives of Italian and Provincial Cities in Imperial Rome” - Fall Meeting of CAAS · 1987 Lecture
“The Conclusion to Caesar’s Bellum Civile” - Spring Meeting of CAAS · 1986 Lecture
“The Obelisk of Antinoos, and Hadrian’s and Elagabalus’ Religious Policies” - APA Annual Meeting · 1984 Lecture
“Hadrian’s Temple of the Deified Trajan and Deified Plotina” - Fall Meeting of CAAS · 1984 Lecture
“Augustus’ Pomerium and Roman Imperialism” - Duquesne History Forum · 1983 Lecture
“Hadrian’s Mausoleum and Pons Aelius:The Embodiment of Hadrian’s Ideological and Practical Policies” - APA Annual Meeting · 1983 Lecture
“Tacitus on Claudius and the Pomerium of Rome:Annals 12.23.1-24” - APA Annual Meeting · 1982 Lecture

Service to the Profession


Outside evaluator of a manuscript - Transactions of the American Philological Association · 2016 Editorial Activities
Outside reviewer for two (2) tenure cases · 2016 Consulting
Outside evaluator of a book manuscript · 2016 Other OUP,
Participated in outside evaluation of the Department of Classical Studies at Carleton College · November 22, 2013 Consulting

Reviews And Panels

Co-organized 2012 Association of Ancient Historians Conference at Duke and UNC-CH · December 17, 2012 Event/Organization Administration Duke and UNC-CH
Outside evaluator of a manuscript - Transactions of the American Philological Association · 2016 Editorial Activities
Outside reviewer for two (2) tenure cases · 2016 Consulting
Outside evaluator of a book manuscript · 2016 Other OUP,
Participated in outside evaluation of the Department of Classical Studies at Carleton College · November 22, 2013 Consulting

Reviews And Panels

Co-organized 2012 Association of Ancient Historians Conference at Duke and UNC-CH · December 17, 2012 Event/Organization Administration Duke and UNC-CH
Member : Executive Committee of the Advisory Council of the AAR · 2012 - 2015 Consulting
Member, Professional Matters Committee : American Philological Association · 2011 - 2014 Consulting
Member of the Professional Matters Committee : American Philological Association · 2010 - 2012 Other
On a team of four that evaluated the Department of Classical, Near Eastern, and Religious Studies at the University of British Columbia · November 17, 2009 Other