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White Rose Aesthetics Forum – York Workshop

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White Rose Aesthetics Forum – York Workshop

12 – 5pm December 12th, in K/133, King’s Manor, York

We invite you to attend this free event, open to anybody with an interest in philosophical aesthetics. To register, to reserve a place at dinner, or to ask any questions, please email jamie.cawthra@york.ac.uk.


12 – 1: Welcome and lunch

1 – 2: Tom Cochrane (York) – ‘The Aesthetic Value of the Universe’

2 – 2.15: Break

2.15 – 3.15: Nadia Mehdi (Sheffield) – ‘Inspiration Pornography and the Objectification of the Physically Disabled’

3.15 – 3.30: Break

3.30 – 5: Catharine Abell (Manchester) – ‘The norms of realism and the case of non-traditional casting’

5 – End

After the workshop, all delegates are invited for a drink at the Lamb and Lion, followed by dinner at 6.30 at Coconut Lagoon . It is a ten minute walk from York Station to King’s Manor, and a further ten minutes to the restaurant. Buses run regularly from near the restaurant to the station.

This workshop will abide by the guidelines set within the BPA/SWIP good practice scheme. The venue includes an induction loop. Disabled parking is available, but we are sorry to inform that access to the venue is via a short flight of stairs and is not wheelchair-accessible. Other accessibility requirements can be provided, including but not limited to: a signer, a sighted guide, formatted materials (large print, Braille, etc.) and food and water for animals. Postgraduate students of White Rose Consortium universities will be eligible for a bursary towards travel costs – please ask for details.