September 11, 2011

Call for Papers: History, Philosophy, Tragedy

CFP: History, Philosophy, Tragedy
a conference sponsored by USF Interdisciplinary Center for Hellenic Studies
February 24, 2012
Tampa, Florida

in conjunction with

The American Foundation for Greek Language and Culture Annual Forum
February 25, 2012
St. Petersburg College, Tarpon Springs Campus

This conference will explore how historie, tragoidia, and philosophia were in fact, ways of extending—or contesting—the public debate that constituted Greek paideia in the fifth and fourth centuries. Justina Gregory, Sophia Smith Professor of Classical Languages and Literature at Smith College, will deliver the keynote address, “Tragedy as a Mode of Inquiry.

If you are interested in presenting a paper at this conference, please submit an abstract by October 15, 2011.

For full details go to and scroll down, or go to for more information about the February 25th conference.

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