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Yuriko Saito Named Richard Wollheim Lecturer for 2020

Friday, September 6, 2019  
Posted by: Julie Van Camp
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The American Society for Aesthetics and the British Society of Aesthetics are pleased to announce that Yuriko Saito will be the Richard Wollheim Lecturer at the BSA Annual Conference at Oxford University, St Anne's College, September 11-13, 2020.

Professor Saito is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the Rhode Island School of Design, where she taught philosophy from 1981-2018. Professor Saito works in Everyday Aesthetics, Environmental Aesthetics, Japanese Aesthetics, and the Aesthetics of Nature. She won the ASA Outstanding Monograph Prize for 2018 for her book Aesthetics of the Familiar: Everyday Life and Worldmaking (Oxford University Press).

For more information about Professor Saito, click here.

For more information about Richard Wollheim (1923-2003), click here.

The Richard Wollheim Lecture is jointly sponsored with the British Society of Aesthetics. The ASA nominates a lecturer to speak at the BSA annual conference in even years and the BSA nominates a lecturer to speak at the ASA annual meeting in odd years.

Previous Wollheim Lecturers:

  • 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
  • 2018: Carolyn Korsmeyer
  • 2019: Eileen John

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