Seminar on Plato at Syracuse
A seminar on Plato at Syracuse will be held in Siracusa, June 4-5, just before the Fourth Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Heritage of Western Greece. The goal of this project is to understand Plato’s involvement with Syracuse and Southern Italy in a multidisciplinary way and produce a volume which combines a new translation of the Seventh Letter with original essays from scholars of varying disciplines.
Scholars interested in participating in the seminar should contact Heather Reid, firstname.lastname@example.org, no later than May 1, 2018. If you would like to propose a paper for the volume, you must provide a full-text draft (maximum 5,000 words) in Chicago style, prepared for blind review, before the May 1st deadline so we can include it in the seminar book. You may contribute a paper without participating in the seminar and you may participate in the seminar without contributing a paper.
The translation and contributed papers will be prepared for blind review and distributed electronically to seminar participants ahead of time, so they can be read beforehand. Papers will not be presented at the seminar, instead they will be discussed in a roundtable fashion and suggested revisions will be relayed to the authors whose papers are accepted for the final volume.
There will be a seminar fee of €50 to cover, printing, refreshments, and a group dinner June 4. More information on the seminar and the conference can be found at www.fontearetusa.org