Christopher Rowe visit postponed

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We’re sorry to announce that the visit by Christopher Rowe originally planned for October has had to be cancelled (though for positive personal reasons). We are working to reschedule it!

Reading Groups in Fall 2022

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There will be two reading groups meeting this Fall – all welcome (but please let the organisers know that you are interested):

(1) (Greek) Aristotle, Metaphysics α (1), meeting on Mondays from 12.30 to 2 p.m. beginning October 3. Organiser: christian.pfeiffer@utoronto.ca

(2) (Latin) Godfrey of Fontaines, Quodlibet XV, q. 4: ‘Utrum dicere quod non potest esse meritum nisi idem et secundum idem primo et per se et immediate moveat seipsum vel reducat se in actum, sit erroneum’, meeting Tuesdays, 3:15-5:00pm from September 27 to November 29. Organiser: martin.pickave@utoronto.ca

Roberto Granieri recognised by IPS

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Roberto won a special mention from the International Plato Society Committee for the Conrado Eggers Lan Prize, for the excellence of his Toronto PhD dissertation, Being as a Kind in Plato’s Sophist. Congratulations, Roberto!

Torino-Toronto Alliance

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We are very excited to announce the formation of the Torino-Toronto Ancient Philosophy Alliance, supported by an Internationalization grant from Turin. This will provide opportunities for student and faculty exchange visits through 2023, and we are planning to hold a joint residential reading group in Athens (details tbc). Find out more about our Turin partners on their Facebook site.

 

 

New Postdoctoral Fellows

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We are delighted to welcome to Toronto Sosseh Assaturian, who holds a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship at UTM; and Thomas Slabon who is back with us for three years as Postdoctoral Fellow at St Michael’s College. Also Joseph Gerbasi who recently completed his PhD here and is staying with us as a one-year Postdoctoral Fellow funded by CSAMP.

CSAMP Fellowship Successes

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Congratulations to recent PhD graduate Kamil Majcherek who has won a Junior Research Fellowship at Trinity College, Cambridge. Also to Samuel Meister, who moves from a Postdoctoral Fellowship here to a Fellowship at Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, D.C. in spring 2023.