CFP: American Society for Aesthetics (by March 1)

Short proposals welcome, and as the member who sent me the CFP says, it’s a great group and a constructive gathering, eclectic and welcoming to graduate students and folks at teaching intensive universities. Submission deadline: March 1, 2016. See the whole CFP here.

The Thirty-Third Annual Meeting of the Rocky Mountain Division of the American Society for Aesthetics will take place at the Drury Plaza Hotel in Santa Fe, New Mexico, July 8-10, 2016.

Manuel Davenport Keynote Address:  Jeanette Bicknell

Jeanette Bicknell is the author of  Why Music Moves Us (Palgrave, 2009) and Philosophy of Song & Singing: An Introduction (Routledge, 2015).  She writes about music and other topics in philosophical aesthetics, including architecture, film, jokes, and ethical issues raised by art.  She is based in Toronto, Canada.

Michael Manson Artist Keynote Address:   Claudia Mills

Claudia Mills is Associate Professor Emerita of Philosophy at the University of Colorado at Boulder and has spent several years as the Robert and Carolyn Frederick Visiting Distinguished Professor of Ethics at the Prindle Institute for Ethics at DePauw University in Indiana. She is the editor of Ethics and Children’s Literature (Ashgate, 2014), as well as the author of over fifty books for young readers, including most recently Zero Tolerance(Farrar), The Trouble with Ants (Knopf), and the Franklin School Friends chapter book series (Farrar).

We welcome critical papers in all fields and disciplines pertaining to the history, application, and appreciation of aesthetic understanding.  We are always particularly interested in research involving interdisciplinary and intercultural approaches emphasizing the natural character of the American Southwest.

The ASARMD Division’s long-standing practice has been to invite proposals, in the form of abstracts, for papers that you wish to present. Proposals should be no more than 250 words in length and follow the format of a typical abstract, which is to say, offer a formal, albeit succinct, summary of the work to be presented, including conclusion(s) to be drawn. Papers should be suitable for 20-minute presentations and not exceed 3000 words (excluding footnotes).

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  1. Graduate Students who are members of American Society for Aesthetics or British Society for Aesthetics are eligible for travel grants as well! One does not need to have one’s AOS be aesthetics/ philosophy of art, but the paper/ presentations should be about aesthetics broadly construed.

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