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Blade Runner Workshop

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University of York, 10-11 April

You are warmly invited to the third and final workshop of the AHRC-funded project “Cognitive and Aesthetic Values in Cultural Artefacts”. The project, led by Greg Currie and Peter Lamarque (University of York) examines the relations between cognitive and aesthetic values, and their place in our cultural practices. The workshop will be preceded by a film screening.

Thursday 10 April 2014 Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building, University of York (UK)

17.30 – 20.00: Blade Runner (Director’s Cut)

Friday 11 April 2014 Room K/133 King’s Manor, York (UK)

Programme

10.30 Welcome coffee (Common Room)

Chairs: Greg Currie (Philosophy, University of York) Peter Lamarque (Philosophy, University of York)

11.00 – 13.00: Session 1: Blade Runner: Weighing the achievement

Kristyn Gorton (TFTV, University of York) Murray Smith (Film Studies, University of Kent)

13.00 – 14.00: Lunch (Own arrangements)

14.00 – 16.00: Session 2: Blade Runner: Issues and values

Erica Sheen (English, University of York) Sarah Dillon (Literature and Film, Cambridge University)

16.00 – 16.30: Coffee (Common Room)

16.30 – 18.30: Session 3: Blade Runner: Film, philosophy and value

Stephen Mulhall (Philosophy, Oxford University) Chris Woerner (Philosophy, National University of Ireland, Galway)

Both events are free to attend and all are welcome, but early web registration is encouraged. For more information and to register, please go to: http://tinyurl.com/york-cultural-artefacts .