Philosophy, Literature, America

University College Dublin, 30-31 May 2014 Stanley Cavell has spent a philosophical career urging that American philosophy and American literature have always called for and communicated with each other, that in a romanticized New World literature for philosophy is neither … Read More

Performance Philosophy Working Session at the American Society of Theatre Research conference

November 20-23, 2014 Baltimore Marriott Waterfront, Baltimore MD Convened by Will Daddario, Illinois State University ( and Ioana Jucan, Brown University ( Building on last year’s ASTR session, the international, interdisciplinary research network known as Performance Philosophy seeks to continue … Read More

Arts of Existence: Artistic Practices, Aesthetics and Technique

Wednesday 14 May 2014, 4.30 – 6.30pm Goldsmiths RHB 137a Lewisham Way, New Cross, London SE14 6NW Free. Simon O’Sullivan (Dept Visual Arts, Goldsmiths) Art Practice as Fictioning (or, Myth-Science) ….theres some thing in us it dont have no name…it … Read More

Colloquium: The Aesthetics of Rhythm

Music Department, Palace Green, Durham University 28-29 June 2014 Andy Hamilton and Max Paddison are hosting a colloquium on “The Aesthetics of Rhythm”, as part of their project on this a neglected topic in aesthetics.  The project draws on philosophical … Read More

Aniki: Portuguese Journal of the Moving Image

Aniki: Portuguese Journal of the Moving Image (ISSN 2183-1750) accepts original essays on, among others, the following areas: cinema, television, media archaeology, video, digital cultures, sound and the moving image, history and theory of the moving image. It is an … Read More

Animal Encounters: Performance, Animality and Posthumanism

TaPRA Theatre Performance and Philosophy Interim Event 2014 One-day international conference event organised by Roehampton University and TaPRA Theatre, Performance & Philosophy Group in association with the University of East London (Centre of Performing Arts Development) Date: Saturday 31 May … Read More

Acinemas: Aesthetics and Film in the Philosophy of Jean-François Lyotard

University of Dundee 7-8 May 2014 This international conference brings together academics from the UK, France, Belgium, Korea, Australia and the US to discuss Jean-François Lyotard’s aesthetics and philosophy of film. It responds to the recent publication in bilingual versions … Read More

While We’re Waiting for Kick Off: The Aesthetics of Football
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Thursday 19 June, 2014 9am-4.15pm The Lupino Screening Room, University of Kent, Canterbury Programme 09.00-10.00: Graham McFee, University of Brighton/California State University, Fullerton — The Not-So-Beautiful Game 10.00-10.15: Coffee 10.15-11.15: Steffen Borge, Norwegian University of Science and Technology — This … Read More

Animated Objects in Make-Believe

X-Phi Aesthetics Workshop Series Thursday, 15 May 2014, 1:30pm An especially curious subset of prop-oriented make-believe involves animating, or pretending to give agency to, objects in service of narratives. We see this with children who play with their dolls. We … Read More

Aesthetics as Philosophy of Perception Talk Series

Centre for Philosophical Psychology, University of Antwerp When: May 8, 4-6pm Where: Annexe, Building R, Stadcampus, Antwerp Who: Dom Lopes (University of British Columbia) What: In the Eye of the Beholder. Beauty is eyeballed: aesthetic values and properties are principally … Read More

British Society of Aesthetics Cambridge Lecture Series

The final lecture in the series will be by Professor Jerrold Levinson, of the University of Maryland. His talk is entitled: ‘Ain’t that a Shame: Shame in General, and Shame in Music.’ Date: 1 May, 2014. Venue: Seminar Room, 1 … Read More

University College, Dublin: MA programmes

Spaces are still available for some of the various MA philosophy and interdisciplinary programmes on offer at University College Dublin. The School has a vibrant MA programme with approximately 25 MA students every year, with a range of extra-curricular events … Read More

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