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ASA-funded Graduate Student Aesthetics Conference in Philadelphia April 17, 2016

When: April 17, 2016
Where: Independence Park Hotel
235 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  19106-2813
United States
Contact: John Dyck, Katie Brennan, Katherine Kurtz, Lindsey Fiorelli

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LOCATION: Independence Park Hotel, Old City, Philadelphia

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Graduate Conference in Aesthetics
sponsored by the American Society for Aesthetics and the Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium
Sunday April 17, 2016
Independence Park Hotel, Old City Philadelphia

free and open to everyone

11:00 Jonathan Kwan (CUNY)
"Philosophy through Ambiguity: Readings of Blade Runner

11:45 Tom Hanauer (Temple University)
“Nietzsche’s Theory of the Sublime”

12:30 lunch is provided

1:15 Yuanchieh Yang (University of Alberta)
“Collingwood, Kitsch, and Sentimentality”

2:00 Lauren R. Alpert (CUNY)
“Co-Authorship and the Ontology of Dance Artworks”

3:00 p.m.
Keynote Address: Dr. Paul C. Taylor (Penn State)

Paul C. Taylor is Associate Professor of Philosophy and African American Studies at Penn State University. He is the author, most recently, of On Obama (Routledge 2015) and Black is Beautiful: A Philosophy of Black Aesthetics (Wiley 2016).

For additional information, contact the organizers:

Organized by Katie Brennan (Temple), John Dyck (CUNY), Katherine Kurtz (Villanova), and Lindsey Fiorelli (University of Pennsylvania)

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