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ASA Members at the 2020 APA Pacific Meeting

Saturday, December 14, 2019  
Posted by: Julie Van Camp
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Are you attending the APA Pacific Meeting in San Francisco, April 8-11, 2020? Many ASA members are presenting their work on aesthetics and related areas. Mark your calendars!

Wednesday, April 8

9:00 am-noon
Korean Aesthetics
Speaker: Hannah Kim (Stanford University): "Metaphors in the Four-Seven Debate"

9:00-10:00 am
Topics in Philosophy of  Language
Speaker: Tim Juvshik (University of Massachusetts, Amherst): "Good 'Cat', Bad 'Act'"

1:00-4:00 pm
Play and Spontaneity in East Asian and Anglo-Analytic Philosophy
Speakers: Jonathan Gingerich (King's College London): "The Spontaneity of Genius Reconstructed"
C. Thi Nguyen (Utah Valley University): "The Virtue of Playfulness"
Commentators: Julianne Chung (University of Louisville)

6:00-9:00 pm
Society for Philosophy of Agency: Agency and Aesthetics
Panelists: Keren Gorodeisky (Auburn University)
Dominic McIver Lopes (Univerity of British Columbia)
C. Thi Nguyen (Utah Valley University)

Thursday, April 9

9:00 am - 12 noon
Teaching Asian Philosophy Texts
Chair: Julianne Chung (University of Louisville)
Speakers: Meilin Chinn (Santa Clara University)
Hannah Kim (Stanford University)
Min Tang (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

1:00-4:00 pm
Book Symposium: Rachel Zuckert, Herder's Naturalist Aesthetics
Chair: Dominic McIver Lopes (University of British Columbia)
Speakers: Whitney Davis (University of California, Berkeley)
Naomi Fisher (Loyola University Chicago)
Jonathan Weinberg (University of Arizona)
Rachel Zuckert (Northwestern University

4:00-6:00 pm
Invited Symposium: Authors-Meet-Authors: Baldini, Philosophy Guide to Street Art and the Law, Gover, Art and Authority, and Hick, Artistic LIcence
Chair: Brian Soucek (University of California, Davis)
Speakers: Karen Gover (Bennington College); Darren Hudson Hick (Furman University); Andrea Baldini (Nanjing University)

Friday, April 10

1:00-4:00 pm
Book Symposium: C. Thi Nguyen, Games: Agency as Art
Chair: Stephanie Sheintul (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Speakers: Thomas Hurka (University of Toronto)
Rebecca Kukla (Georgetown University)
Alva Noë  (University of California, Berkeley)
C. Thi Nguyen (Utah Valley University)

7:00-10:00 pm
American Society for Aesthetics: Tea for Who? Social Aspects of the Aesthetics of Food & Drink
Chair: Meilin Chinn (Santa Clara University)
Speakers: Emily Brady (Texas A&M University): "Agriculture and Aesthetics: The Pastoral, the Wild, and the Good"
Andrea Bldini (Nanjing University) and Matteo Ravasio (Peking University): "Culinary Authenticity and Cultural Heritage"
C. Thi Nguyen (Utah Valley Foundation): "The Social Aesthetics of Food Rituals"
Aaron Meskin (University of Georgia): "The Social Construction of an Aesthetic Person Kind: 'Foodie' and Foodies"

Thank you to Jonathan Weinberg for organizing this session on behalf of the ASA.

Saturday, April 11

Colloquium:  Topics in Aesthetics
4:00-5:00 pm
Hannah Kim (Stanford University): "Music, Convention, and Sound Symbolism"

5:00-6:00 pm 
Robbie Kubala (University of California, Santa Cruz): "Practice-Based Accounts of Aesthetic Normativity"

Colloquium: Ethics and Politics of Land and Ecology
5:00-6:00 pm
"Nietzsche's Proto-Ecocentrim: On Cultivating an Ecologival Conscience"
Commentator:  Gary Shapiro (University of Richmond)

The APA has posted a draft schedule for the entire meeting here:

If we overlooked your role on the program, please rush an e-mail to so we can add you to this listing.

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