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ASA Announces 2019 Aesthetics Speakers at Diversity Institutes

Wednesday, March 20, 2019  
Posted by: Julie Van Camp
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The American Society for Aesthetics is pleased to sponsor speakers on aesthetics at three summer diversity institutes in summer 2019.

James B. Haile, III, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Rhode Island, will speak at the Summer Immersion Program in Philosophy at Brown University and the 22nd Annual Rutgers Summer Institute for Diversity in Philosophy. Professor Haile received his PhD from Duquesne University. He will analyze Kendrick Lamar's hip hop music from the perspective of Richard Wright's Black Boy.

Julianne Chung,  Assistant Professor of Philosophy at University of Louisville, will speak at the Summer Program for Women in Philosophy at UC San Diego. Professor Chung received her PhD from Yale University. She will present on "WWMRD? Art, Exemplars, and Personal Ideals."

2019 is the fifth year that the ASA has sponsored aesthetics speakers at summer diversity institutes. ASA covers all costs for the speakers and is pleased to help support these important diversity programs. All ASA members were eligible to apply for these appointments. The speakers were selected by institute directors from recommendations made by a review committee of senior ASA members.

In previous years, many ASA members have been sponsored by ASA to make presentations on aesthetics at these institutes: Sondra Bacharach, A.W. Eaton, Jane Forsey, Shen-Li Liao, Anna Ribeiro, Mary Beth Willard, Sarah Worth.

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