Workshop at Providence College on metaphysics in the tradition of Aristotle

The Department of Philosophy of Providence College, in collaboration with the Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, announces the first in a new series of annual workshops dedicated to philosophy in the tradition of Aristotle. The workshops are intended to provide a venue for scholars and graduate students to present ongoing research and works-in-progress.

The first workshop, Metaphysics in the Tradition of Aristotle, will take place September 23–24, 2016 at Providence College. Invited presenters are:

Thérèse-Anne Druart (CUA)
Mary-Louise Gill (Brown)
Giorgio Pini (Fordham)
Jacob Rosen (Harvard)

The organizers welcome presentations of 25 minutes on Aristotle’s metaphysics and Aristotelian metaphysics in the Greek, Arabic, and Latin traditions. Papers on the modern reception or contemporary development of Aristotelian metaphysics are also welcome. We particularly encourage submissions from graduate students and early career scholars.

Abstracts of 500 words should be submitted to Fr. Philip Neri Reese, O.P., by April 15 at:

Historical Theology Job at Providence College

The good people at Providence College’s Theology Department are announcing a job opening for August of 2011. Applications will be due on October 15, 2010. Here is part of the announcement:

PROVIDENCE COLLEGE announces an opening for an Assistant Professor (tenure track) in the Department of Theology commencing August 2011. A doctoral degree in Theology is required. The successful candidate must be competent in Historical Theology, and conversant in Reformation Theology.  Candidates should demonstrate excellence in undergraduate teaching, the ability to establish a scholarly research program, and a willingness to be in service to the college and community.

See the full description here in MS Word format.