We are very pleased to announce that the annual session of the Ancient Philosophy Society at the Society for Phenomenology and Existentialist Philosophy will be held this year on Thursday, October 16th from 9am to noon at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA. Our speakers this year will be:
- John McCumber, University of California at Los Angeles
“Infinite Life vs. fundamentum Inconcussum: Ennead III.7 (“On Time and Eternity”)
- Arlene Saxonhouse, University of Michigan
“Socrates and Tyranny”
If you will attend SPEP this year or live in the area, please plan to attend this session. The discussion is always lively and insightful.
The full SPEP program is available here.
Plans are coming together for our 9th Annual Independent Meeting of the Ancient Philosophy Society in the spring of 2009. The conference will be hosted by Gary Scott of Loyola College in Maryland and take place at the Graduate Center Timonium Campus from April 23-26, 2009.
The hotel for the conference will be the Crowne Plaza Baltimore North-Hunt Valley, 2004 Greenspring Drive, Timonium, MD 21093, 1 (800) 261-9168. A block of rooms is saved under the name of the Ancient Philosophy Society. The group rate should be $119 per night with a maximum of two people per room.
The keynote speakers for the 2009 conference will be:
- Dr. Dorothea Frede, University of California, Berkeley; University of Hamburg
- Dr. Joanne Waugh, University of South Florida
More details about the conference will follow in the months to come. Look too, for the Call for Papers for our 2009 meeting in the weeks to come.