While We’re Waiting for Kick Off: The Aesthetics of Football

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

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

Visual Learning

Budapest, November 14-15, 2014 Visual Learning Lab, Department of Technical Education, Budapest University of Technology and Economics http://vll.mpt.bme.hu  Speakers will include:  Petra Aczel (Budapest) James E. Katz (Boston) Zoltan Kovecses (Budapest/Heidelberg) Dieter Mersch (Zurich) Philipp Stoellger (Rostock), opening plenary talk  … Read More

Gregory Currie (University of York):

Literature and Knowledge Dans le cadre du séminaire de Pascal Engel Littérature et connaissance. Mercredis 30 avril et 7 mai de 13h à 15h à l’EHESS, salle 5, 105 bd Raspail 75006 Paris. Fiction and emotion Dans le cadre du … Read More

BSA Cambridge Lecture Series

The final two of the BSA Cambridge Lecture Series are as follows: 22 April: Kathleen Stock, University of Sussex: ‘Sexual Objectification, Perception, and Images’. 1 May: Jerrold Levinson, University of Maryland: ‘Ain’t that a Shame: Shame in General, and Shame … Read More

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