Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Boethius in Kalamazoo


The Congress Committee for the 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 10-13, 2018) has approved a session to be sponsored by the International Boethius Society:

Teaching Boethius (A Roundtable)

Sponsoring Organization: International Boethius Society
Organizer: Philip Edward Phillips (Middle Tennessee SU)
Presider: Philip Edward Phillips (Middle Tennessee SU)

Anthony G. Cirilla (Niagara University), Boethius and a Pedagogy of Imagination

Sarah Powrie (St Thomas More College), Boethius and the Biology of Desire

Brandy N. Brown (Rhodes College), Teaching The Consolation of Philosophy in Prison

Kenneth C. Hawley (Lubbock Christian University), The Consolation of Philosophy for Honors Freshmen

Noel Harold Kaylor, Jr. (Troy University), Intellectual Relevance of Boethian Studies in the First Quarter of the 21st Century

Brian McFadden (Texas Tech University), Tolkien and Boethius: Chance Meetings and Doomed Heroes


The International Boethius Society sponsored a session on “Boethius’s De consolatione philosophiae: Reception, Translation, and Influence” at the 52nd International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, May 11-14, 2017. Congratulations to all on a wonderful session!

Philip Edward Phillips (Middle Tennessee State University), Organizer and Chair

Chancing Analogic Thought in Boethius’s De consolatione philosophiae
Sister Lucia Treanor, FSE (Grand Valley State University)

“Jewels in a Crown of Lead”: The Consolatory Structure of Coleridge’s Boethian Biographia Literaria
Anthony G. Cirilla (Niagara University)