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The Richard Wollheim Lecture, initiated in 2009, is jointly sponsored with the British Society of Aesthetics. The ASA nominates a lecturer to speak at the BSA annual meeting in even-numbered years and the BSA nominates a lecturer to speak at the ASA annual meeting in odd-numbered years. The distinguished scholars who have presented this lecture:

  • 2009: Peter Lamarque
  • 2010: Noël Carroll
  • 2011: Berys Gaut
  • 2012: Kendall Walton
  • 2013: Gregory Currie
  • 2014: Jenefer Robinson
  • 2015: Catherine Wilson
  • 2016: Susan Feagin
  • 2017: Derek Matravers

The Arthur C. Danto Memorial Lecture, established in 2014 in memory of Arthur Danto (1924-2013), is given each year at the Society’s annual meeting, typically by a practicing artist or by a scholar who is not in philosophy or related areas.

  • 2014: SOLI Chamber Ensemble, Trinity University
  • 2015: Jonathan Green, Charleston, South Carolina
  • 2016: University of Washington Chamber Dance Company

The ASA Presidential Lecture is given at the annual meeting in even-numbered years near the end of the term of each ASA President. Normally, it is published later in the Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism.

Keynote Addresses-Divisional Meetings: The ASA supports keynote lectures at each of the three divisional meetings with up to $2000 from ASA to defray costs. Selections are made by the respective organizing committees for the divisional meetings.

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