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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)
Shen-yi Liao (University of Puget Sound)

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” 


Author-Meets-Critics session on Nick Riggle's On Being Awesome: 6:30-8:30 pm
Chair: Laura Gillespie, Stanford University
Critic: Erich Hatala Matthes, Wellesley College
Critic: Thi Nguyen, Utah Valley University
Author: Nick Riggle, University of San Diego

Rose Wine Bar, 2219 30th Street, San Diego

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

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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2020 ASA Pacific Meeting

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