he International Boethius Society is a non-profit organization promoting scholarship on all aspects of the work, influence, and age of Boethius.

The Society publishes an annual, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal, Carmina Philosophiae, which is edited by Noel Harold Kaylor, Jr. (Troy University) and Philip Edward Phillips (Middle Tennessee State University) and produced at Middle Tennessee State University with the support of the Department of English and the University Honors College. The Society also maintains an online Newsletter, which is edited by Kenneth C. Hawley (Lubbock Christian University).

Carmina Philosophae

 The Mission of the International Boethius Society is:

  • To promote interest in Boethius and to advance Boethius studies
  • To make accessible to all members, by means of publications approved by the Society, information of common interest, especially concerning the teaching of and research in Boethius
  • To hold annual international meetings and other gatherings for the purpose of exchanging techniques and ideas pertinent to the proper study of Boethius and his times
  • To promote and publish research and texts on Boethius and related fields
  • To promote the teaching of Boethius and related areas at all appropriate levels of education
  • To operate and maintain the Society exclusively for educational purposes.

Officers of the International Boethius Society include: Paul E. Szarmach (Western Michigan University, emeritus), President; Noel Harold Kaylor, Jr. (Troy), Executive Director; Philip Edward Phillips (MTSU), Secretary; and Kenneth C. Hawley (Lubbock Christian University), Editor of the online IBS Newsletter. Trustees of the International Boethius Society include Paul Barrette (UT Knoxville), Christopher Baswell (Barnard and Columbia), Brian S. Donaghey (Sheffield), James J. O'Donnell (Georgetown), and Fabio Troncarelli (Viterbo).

For more information about the International Boethius Society and its interdisciplinary journal, Carmina Philosophie, please visit the official website at boethius.blogspot.com.

Membership information can be found on the IBS website at: http://boethius.blogspot.com/p/ibs-membership.html.

For students doing research on Boethius, there is a "Selected Bibliography for Students" by Philip Edward Phillips (MTSU) available on the IBS website at http://boethius.blogspot.com/p/bibliography.html.


Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius (ca. A.D. 480-524/5)