Description and Purpose:
The International Boethius Society is an non-profit organization promoting scholarship on all aspects of the work, influence, and age of Boethius. The purpose of the society is to promote interest in Boethius and to advance Boethius studies; to make accessible to all members, by means of publications approved by the Society, information of common interest, especially concerning the teaching of and research in Boethius; to hold annual international meetings and other gatherings for the purpose of exchanging ideas and techniques pertitnent to the propoer study of Boethius and his times; to promote and publish research and texts in Boethius and related fields; to promote the teaching of Boethius and related areas at all appropriate levels of education; and to operate and maintain the Society exclusively for educational purposes.
President: J. Keith Atkinson
Trustees: Brian S. Donaghey
--James J. O'Donnell
Executive Director: Noel Harold Kaylor, Jr.
Publisher of Carmina Philosophiae
Secretary: Philip Edward Phillips
Krista Sue-Lo Twu
Editor of the Newsletter
The International Boethius Society publishes an annual peer-reviewed journal, Carmina Philosophiae, and a semiannual Newsletter. Submissions and inquiries concerning the editorial policies of Carmina Philosophiae should be sent to: Philip Edward Phillips, Editor, Carmina Philosophiae, English Department, Middle Tennessee State University, P. O. Box 70, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37132 USA; Fax: (615) 898-5098; E-mail: email@example.com
Inquiries concerning membership in the International Boethius Society and subscriptions to Carmina Philosophiae should be directed to: Noel Harold Kaylor, Jr., Department of English, Troy State University, Troy, Alabama 36082 USA; Fax: (334) 670-3519; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Carmina Philosophiae (edited by Noel Harold Kaylor, Jr. and Philip Edward Phillips), an interdisciplinary journal devoted to the study of Boethius, his age, and his influence, solicits full-length articles, review essays, and book reviews for upcoming issues. Essay topics may include subjects such as Boethius's place within the classical tradition, the history and politics of the late Roman Empire, the early Byzantine Empire, and the Ostrogothic Kingdom, and the reception and influence of Boethius's The Consolation of Philosophy and other writings in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Manuscript editions of Boethius's works are also invited. Those interested in writing review articles or book reviews for the journal should contact the editors for a list of books received.
All articles are bibliographically indexed in the MLA Bibliography and the International Medieval Bibliography.
Submit two copies of each essay (20-35 pages in length and conforming to the MLA Style Manual), along with return postage. The final revision of an accepted article should be submitted on a PC-formatted diskette in Microsoft Word. Address submissions and inquiries to Philip Edward Phillips, Editor, Carmina Philosophiae, P. O. Box 120243, Nashville, TN 37212-0243 USA; email@example.com.
The International Boethius Society regularly sponsors sessions on Boethius at both the Modern Language Association Convention and at the International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI.
Calls for Papers:
MLA Convention in San Francisco, 27-30 Decemeber, 1998. "Boethius Through the Ages." 1-1/2 page abstracts due before 1 April, 1998. Contact: Philip Edward Phillips, Secretary, International Boethius Society, P. O. Box 120243, Nashville, TN 37212-0243; firstname.lastname@example.org.
34th International Congress on Medieval Studies, 6-9 May, 1999. "Boethius and the Middle Ages." 1-1/2 page abstracts due by 1 September, 1998. Contact: Philip Edward Phillips, Secretary, International Boethius Society, P. O. Box 120243, Nashville, TN 37212-0243; email@example.com.
Membership in the International Boethius Society includes subscriptions to both Carmia Philosophiae and the IBS Newsletter as well as voting privileges at our annual meetings. Regular membership is $30.00 per academic year ($32.00 outside of USA) and Student membership is $28.00 per academic year ($30.00 outside of USA). Please contact:
Noel Harold Kaylor, Jr.
Department of English
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0502
Fax: (319) 273-5807