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ASA Members at the 2019 APA Central Meeting

Monday, November 12, 2018  
Posted by: Julie Van Camp
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Are you attending the APA Central meetings in Denver, CO, February 20-23, 2019? Many ASA members are presenting their work. Mark your calendar!

Wednesday, February 20

1-4 pm: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art

Speaker: David Friedell (University of British Columbia)
"Why Can't I Change Bruckner's eighth Symphony?"
Commentator: Guy Rohrbaugh (Auburn University)

Chair: Julie Van Camp (American Society for Aesthetics)
Speaker: Eva Dadlez (University of Central Oklahoma)
"The Outer Limit: Film and Fiction as Low-Stakes Thought Experiments"

Thursday, February 21

11:30 am-2:30 pm: Bioethics and Disability

Speaker: Jonathan Gingerich (Washington University in St. Louis)
"Fragility and Spontaneity: Bioethical Implications of Spontaneous Freedom"

2:40-5:40 pm: East Asian and Anglo-Analytic Aesthetics in Dialogue

Speaker: Meilin Chinn (Santa Clara University)
"Philosophical Aesthetics and the Yellow Peril"

Discussant: Julianne Chung (University of Louisville)
Discussant: Antony Aumann (Northern Michigan Univerity)

7:10-10:10 pm: Kant on Aesthetics and Empirical Cognition

Chair: Rachel Zuckert (Northwestern University)
Speaker: Samantha Matherne (Harvard University)
"Kant on the Normativity of Empirical Cognition and Aesthetic Judgment"
Commentator: Emine Hande Tuna (Brown University)

Speaker: Melissa Zinkin (Binghamton University)
"Kant on the Generation of Concepts and the Pleasure of Taste"

7:10-10:00 pm: Society for the Philosophic Study of the Contemporary Visual Art

Richard Nunan (College of Charleston)
"Deja Vu and Terminator Genisy:  What makes Cinematic Time Travel Narratives Successful?"

Friday, February 22

8:30-11:30 am: Author Meets Critics: Errol Lord, The Importance of Being Rational

Author: Errol Lord (University of Pennsylvania)

8:30-11:30 am: Beauty

Chair: Keren Gorodeisky (Auburn University)
Dominic McIver Lopes (University of British Columbia)
"Meta Beauty"
Samantha Matherne (Harvard University)
"From Truth to Beauty: The Phenomenological Aesthetics of Edith Landmann-Kalischer"

12:30-2:30 pm: Aesthetic Reasoning

Speaker: Jonathan Neufeld (College of Charleston)
Speaker: Sheryl Tuttle Ross (University of Wisconsin-La Crosse)
Speaker: Keren Gorodeisky (Auburn University)

12:30-2:30 pm: The Function Argument of the Eudemian Ethics

Commentator: Jonathan Fine (Yale University)

2:40-4:40 pm: Partiality as a Non-Ideal Practice

Speaker: Robbie Kubala (Columbia University)

2:40-4:40 pm: A Phenomenal Contrast Argument in Favor of Twofold Pictorial Experience

Speaker: Rene Jagnow (University of Georgia)
Commentator: Robert Hopkins (New York University)

7:30-10:30 pm: American Society for Aesthetics

Chair: Tim Gould (Metropolitan State University of Denver)
Speaker: Katalin Makkai (Bard-Affiliated College, Berlin)
"Film comedy and Philosophy in Cavell"
Speaker: Richard Moran (Harvard University)
"Thinking about Language in Cavell and Literature"
Speaker: Steven Affeldt (Le Moyne  College)
"Philosophy, Memory in Wittgenstein and Cavell"

Special thanks to Tim Gould for organizing this session on behalf of the ASA.

7:30-10:30 pm: Society for Philosophy of Emotion

Critic: Ronald de Sousa (University of Toronto)

Saturday, February 23

11:40 am-2:40 pm: Aesthetics and Perception

Speaker: Clinton Tolley (University of California, San Diego)
"Post-Kantianism on the Social and the Pleasureable in the Sensus Communis"

5:00-7:00 pm: Public Film Showing: "Exploring Cavell on Film: A Screening of Lady Eve," followed by a panel

Location: The Sie Film Center (2510 E. Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80206)
Sponsors: The Denver Project for Humanistic Inquiry (D-phi), The Public Humanities Center at MSU Denver, and the American Society for Aesthetics

If you will be presenting at the meetings and we inadvertently omitted you, please contact us ASAP so we can make the correction:

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