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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 is Anfield: The Fictional Character of Football

11.15-11.30: Coffee

11.30-12.30: Stephen Mumford, University of Nottingham
— A Beautiful Game? The Aesthetics of Football

12.30-14.00: Lunch

14.00-15.00: Emily Ryall, University of Gloucestershire
— Good Games and Penalty Shoot-Outs

15.00-15.15: Coffee

15.15-16.15: David Papineau, King’s College London
— The Perspective of a Football Supporter

17.00: Dinner on campus

20.00 – approximately 22.30: England vs. Uruguay

All are welcome to attend.

Attendance is free of charge. However, as space is limited, please let us know by 10th June if you wish to attend: steffen.borge@ntnu.no or M.B.Vaage@kent.ac.uk

Organisers:

Margrethe Bruun Vaage, Murray Smith, Aesthetics Research Centre, School of Arts, University of Kent

Steffen Borge, USE Understanding Sport Engagement Project, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Sponsors:

British Society for Aesthetics

Aesthetics Research Centre, School of Arts, University of Kent

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