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ASA Members at the APA Pacific Meeting

Tuesday, December 5, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Julie Van Camp
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Are you attending the Pacific meeting of the American Philosophical Association in San Diego, California March 28-31, 2018? Many ASA members are presenting work on aesthetics and related areas. Mark your calendars!

Wednesday, March 28

Colloquium: Aesthetics
1-2 pm: Speaker: James Harold (Mount Holyoke College):  “The Value of Fidelity in Adaptation”
2-3 pm:  “What Poetry Teaches”
Commentator: James Shelley (Auburn University

Society for the Philosophic Study of the Contemporary Visual Arts: 6-8 pm
Chair: John McAteer (Ashford University)
Speakers: Grant Tavinor (Lincoln University)
“Videogames, VR Media, and Fiction”

Thursday, March 29

Invited Paper: Cultural Appropriation: 9-noon

Chair: Dominic McIver Lopes (University of British Columbia)
Speakers: C. Thi Nguyen (Utah Valley University) & Matthew Strohl (University of Montana): “Cultural appropriation and the intimacy of groups” 
Commentators: Erich Hatala Matthes (Wellesley College)
Nick Riggle (University of California, San Diego)

Invited Symposium: The Aesthetics of Monuments & Monumentality: 1-4 pm
Chair: Julie C. Van Camp (American Society for Aesthetics)
Speakers: Sandra Shapshay (Indiana University Bloomington)
Karen Gover (Bennington College)

Colloquium: Philosophy of Mind: 5-6 pm
Speaker: Emine Tuna (Brown Unversity): “Out of Mind, Out of Sight”

Colloquium: The Metaphysics of Art
4-5 pm: Speaker: Jessica Adkins (Saint Louis University): “Postmodern Jazz and the Ontology of Improvisation: Should Jon Benjamin Really Have Learned to Play the Piano?” 
Commentator: William Day (Le Moyne College)
5-6 pm: Speaker: Michel-Antoine Xhignesse (University of British Columbia): “Three Problems for Art-ontological Descriptivism” 

Friday, March 30

Colloquium: Meaning, Value and Obligation: 11-12 noon
Speaker: Levi Tenen (Indiana University Bloomington)
 “Princess Diana’s Dress, Mink Coats, and Nature: Reasons for Valuing as Ends”

Saturday, March 31

Invited Paper: Global Aesthetics: 9-12 noon
Speaker: Bence Nanay (University of Antwerp and University of Cambridge)
Commentators: Susan Feagin (Temple University)
Ivan Gaskell (Bard College)

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