CFP: Aesthetics, Rocky Mountain style

Rocky Mountain Division

American Society for Aesthetics

Call for Papers

The Thirty-Fourth 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 7-9, 2017.

The submission deadline is March 1, 2017. Please send proposals as 200 word abstracts and offers to organize panels to: aesthetics.rmd at gmail dot com

Manuel Davenport Keynote Address: Mary Devereaux

Mary Devereaux, Ph.D., is a philosopher and bioethicist at University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Much of her work in aesthetics is dedicated to feminist issues and moral critiques of the power of art. Articles such as “Beauty and Evil: The Case of Leni Riefenstahl’s ‘Triumph of the Will’”; “ Moral Judgments and Works of Art: The Case of Narrative Literature.”; “Oppressive Texts, Resisting Readers and the Gendered Spectator: The New Aesthetics,” ; “More Than ‘Meets the Eye’. Autonomy and its Feminist Critics.”; “ Protected Space: Politics, Censorship, and the Arts” have influenced a generation of scholars interested in film theory, literary theory and feminist aesthetics.

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CFA: 11th Annual M.A.P Graduate Student Philosophy Conference – Florida State University

The Minorities and Philosophy chapter at Florida State University, is pleased to announce the 11th Annual M.A.P Graduate Student Philosophy Conference to be held on Friday, March 31st, 2017. This year we are greatly pleased to have Anita Superson (University of Kentucky) as our keynote speaker.

We welcome papers in all areas of philosophy that explore intersectionality of race, gender, class, sexuality, disability, culture, and native language. Papers should be suitable for a 20-25 minute presentation.

Abstracts with a length of no more than 500 words can be submitted to fsumapconference [at] gmail [dot] com. The abstract should be prepared for anonymous review. Please indicate your contact information and institutional affiliation in the body of your email submission. We will be updating our website with accessibility guidelines for accepted presenters shortly.

Submission deadline is Monday, February 20th. Accepted speakers will be notified on Friday, February 24th. If you have any further questions please contact Rachel Amoroso at ra15k [at] my.fsu [dot] edu.