Current Activities

Workshop and translation group meetings for Fall 2018 are (usually) held in Wieboldt 408, 1:30-3:00 pm every Friday while classes are in session. Wieboldt is located at 1010 E 59th St. The translation group will meet every week of the quarter in which a paper is not to be presented. Papers, which are provided below as soon as they are available, are to be read by participants beforehand. The papers are password protected. Please email the graduate student coordinator for the password.

Fall Schedule, 2018

*Thursday* October 18th: Verity Harte (Yale): Plato’s Butcher: Realism and Platonic Classification.

This workshop will take place on at 1.30-3.00, in Rosenwald 215 (note the unusual day and location).

October 19th and 20th:  Plato’s Philosophy: Eros, Polis, Cosmos (Biennial Conference Sponsored by the Chicago Area Consortium in Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy)

November 16th: Antoine Pageau St-Hilaire (UChicago):Play in the Choral Education to Moral Virtue in Plato’s Laws

November 30th: Katy Meadows (MIT)

December 7th: Sarale Ben Asher (UChicago): The Greatest Accusation: Poetry as Degenerative Force in Republic 10.


Translation Group

This year we are continuing to read Plato’s Charmides. You can access the OCT text here. Please email Amber Ace ( if you would like to receive updates about the translation group.