Friday, March 28, 2014

Revisiting the Legacy of Boethius in the Middle Ages

Harvard University, March 13-15, 2014

Many thanks to Joey McMullen and Erica Weaver, whose coordination with Professor Daniel Donoghue, Harvard's Department of English, and the Morton W. Bloomfield Fund produced a wonderful conference that featured engaging scholarship, stimulating discussion, and warm collegiality.

The outstanding papers presented during the conference sessions were capped off each night by keynote addresses by Susan Irvine (University College London), Eleanor Johnson (Columbia University), and Ann Astell (University of Notre Dame). [below]


The photos here capture some of the spirit of Boethian friendship enjoyed there at Harvard's Barker Center.















Thursday, January 23, 2014

49th International Congress on Medieval Studies

Kalamazoo 2014

The International Boethius Society will sponsor one session at the 49th International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, May 8-11, 2014:

Boethius and the Liberal Arts
Sponsoring Organization: International Boethius Society
Organizer Name: Philip Edward Phillips, Middle Tennessee State University

Please see the Conferences page for details.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

The Second Annual Symposium of Medieval and Renaissance Studies

CFP: Exploring Boethian Renaissance, Medieval and Early Modern

The Second Annual Symposium of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Saint Louis University
June 16-18, 2014

Sponsored by the International Boethius Society and The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Saint Louis University

Please visit our Conferences page to view the Call for Papers for this event.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Revisiting the Legacy of Boethius in the Middle Ages

Revisiting the Legacy of Boethius in the Middle Ages

Harvard University, March 13-15, 2014

Please visit the Conferences page for the Call for Papers.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

"Boethius, the Quadrivium, and the Hagia Sophia"

We encourage you to view the following video--a presentation from Ruth Dwyer, whose "Arithmetic, Geometry, and Astronomy in the Design of Hagia Sophia" was featured at the IBS panel on Boethius and Order for the 48th International Congress at Kalamazoo.

"Boethius, the Quadrivium, and the Hagia Sophia" by Ruth Dwyer

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Troncarelli named Trustee

Professor Fabio Troncarelli, Università della Tuscia (Viterbo), was elected a Trustee of the International Boethius Society by a vote of the membership at the annual business meeting held on May 11, 2013 at the 48th International Medieval Congress in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The nomination, made by Philip Phillips and seconded by Dario Brancato, was approved unanimously. Fabio Troncarelli will join Paul Barrette, Christopher Baswell, Brian S. Donaghey, and James J. O'Donnell as a Trustee.

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Bibliography

Please note a recently added page for our site--a Boethius bibliography compiled by Dr. Philip Phillips: http://boethius.blogspot.com/p/bibliography.html.