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Stoic Summit 2023 – North America

April 1, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT


Modern Stoicism cordially invites you to our first Stoic Summit on April 1, 2023, in sunny Tampa, Florida.

Please join us for inspiring talks from distinguished speakers, face-to-face discussion with other Stoics, and a chance to learn about Stoicism at the beautiful Hotel Alba in downtown Tampa.

You’ll come away with valuable knowledge of Stoic theory and practice, some practical techniques to apply in your own life, and inspiration to continue on your path toward flourishing.

Register here.


Opening Keynote, William B. Irvine: “Practicing Stoicism in the 21st Century”

William B. Irvine is a professor of philosophy at Wright State University and author of A Guide to the Good Life and The Stoic Challenge.

Closing Keynote, Ward Farnsworth

Ward Farnsworth is W. Page Keeton Chair at University of Texas Law School and author of The Practicing Stoic and The Socratic Method.

Special Guest, Karen Duffy: “The Optimistic Stoic”

Karen Duffy is an actress, producer, philanthropist, and New York Times bestselling author of Backbone and Wise Up!

Practical Workshop, Greg Lopez: “How Practice Informs Theory: Some Stoic Lessons From My Buddhist Practice”

Greg Lopez is founder of NYC Stoics, co-founder of The Stoic Fellowship, and co-author of A Handbook for New Stoics.

Jennifer Baker: “How to Stay Stoic Online”

Jennifer Baker is a professor of philosophy at College of Charleston and a specialist in virtue ethics and applied Stoicism.

Melinda Latour: “The Stoic Mixtape: from Zeno to T-Pain”

Melinda Latour is Rumsey Family Assistant Professor at Tufts University and a specialist in Stoic music.

Leonidas Konstantakos: “Reduce the Distance: Affection as the Basis of Stoic Justice”

Leonidas Konstantakos is philosophy lecturer at Florida International University and co-author of Being Better: Stoicism for a World Worth Living In.

Hosts: Brittany Polat and Phil Yanov; Local Coordinator: StoicDan

Note: Schedule is subject to change.


April 1, 2023
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
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Modern Stoicism
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Hotel Alba Tampa, Tapestry Collection by Hilton
5303 West Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33609 United States
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+1 813-289-1950
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