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Aesthetics sessions at APA-Eastern

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Posted by: Julie Van Camp
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Are you attending the Eastern meeting of the American Philosophical Association in Savannah, Georgia, January 3-6, 2018? Many ASA members are presenting work on aesthetics and related areas. Mark your calendars!

Thursday, January 4: 9-11 am

Colloquium: Aesthetics

Speaker: Jonathan Gingerich (University of California, Los Angeles: "Freedom and the Value of Games"
Commentator: Luke Cuddy (Southwestern College)

Speaker: John Dyck (The Graduate Center, CUNY): "Spatial Music"
Commentator: Kevin Ryan (University of Memphis)

Colloquium: Perception

Speaker: Jason Leddington (Bucknell University): "Bearable Noise"
Commentator: John Kulvicki (Dartmouth College)

Thursday, January 4: 11:00 am-1:30 pm

 Poster session

Ariane Nomikos (University at Buffalo, SUNY): "Ambiguous Places: A Case for the Everyday Sublime"

Thursday, January 4: noon-2 pm

2018 Arthur Danto/American Society for Aesthetics Prize: Kenneth Walden's "Art and Moral Revolution"

Chair: Dominic McIver Lopes (University of British Columbia)
Speakers: John Gibson (University of Louisville)
Lydia Goehr (Columbia University)
Commentator: Kenneth Walden (Dartmouth College

Reception for all prizes: Thursday, January 4: 5:00-6:00 pm: Exhibit Area

Thursday, January 4: 2:00-5:00 pm

Diversity in Philosophy

Julianne Chung (University of  Louisville): "Style, Substance, Methodology, and Diversity: A Cross-Cultural Case Study"

Thursday, January 4: 5:15-7:15 pm

Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy
Topic: Foucault and Psychoanalysis

Commentator: Noelle  McAfee (Emory University)

Thursday, January 4: 7:30-10:30 pm

Society for the Philosophic Study of the Contemporary Visual Arts

Deborah Knight (Queen's University at Kingston): "Cinema Space, Cinema Time"
Dan Shaw (Lock Haven University): "The Law Redeemed: The Verdict and Goliath"

Friday, January 5: 11:00 am-1:30 pm

Poster Session

Javier Gomez-Lavin (The Graduate Center, CUNY): "Disbelief as Mere Belief"

Friday, January 5: 11:15 am-1:15 pm

American Society for Aesthetics session

Topic: Author Meets Critics: On Being Awesome: A Unified Theory of How Not to Suck, by Nick Riggle

Chair: David Friedell (University of British Columbia)
Critics: Laura Gillespie (Stanford University)
Erich Matthes (Wellesley College)
C. Thi Nguyen (Utah Valley University)
Author: Nick Riggle (University of San Diego)

Thanks to David Friedell for organizing this session on behalf of the American Society for Aesthetics

Saturday, January 6: 11:30 am-1:30 pm

Invited Symposium: Women Philosophers, 1600-1900

Kristin Gjesdal (Temple University)

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