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Carolyn Korsmeyer Named 2018 Richard Wollheim Lecturer

Monday, September 25, 2017   (1 Comments)
Posted by: Julie Van Camp
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The American Society for Aesthetics Board of Trustees has named Carolyn Korsmeyer as the 2018 Richard Wollheim Lecturer. She will give the lecture at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the British Society of Aesthetics at Oxford University, September 21-23, 2018.

She is Research Professor of Philosophy at the University at Buffalo (SUNY). She previously served as President of the ASA and several terms as a member of the Board of Trustees. Her PhD in philosophy is from Brown University. For more information about her, click here.

 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


Jung P. Kwon says...
Posted Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Congratulations, Dr. Korsmeyer! I was a doctoral student at the University at Buffalo when she was my dissertation supervisor. I feel grateful for having worked under her guidance. She was an inspiring and supportive scholar-and-teacher whose style thoroughly combines empirical rigor and theoretical clarity. My heartfelt joy for her honor she well deserves!

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