EVENT (conf): British Society of Aesthetics. Annual Conference

BSA Annual Conference, 21-23 September 2012, Oxford

Reminder: The deadline for early booking with reduced fees is August 15.

BRITISH SOCIETY OF AESTHETICS ANNUAL CONFERENCE

The Queen’s College, Oxford, 21-23 September 2012

Registration and the full programme are available at http://www.british-aesthetics.org/conference2012.aspx.

The BSA provides a subsidised rate for students enrolled in masters and doctoral programmes.

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Kendall Walton (University  of Michigan) ‘Being Intimate with Art’

THE WILLIAM EMPSON LECTURE
Jancis Robinson, OBE, ‘The Aesthetics of Wine and Grapes’

BSA 2012 ESSAY PRIZE WINNER
Lee Walters (Somerville College, Oxford) ‘Repeatable Artworks as Created Types’

PAPERS
Thomas Adajian (James Madison University) ‘Disjunctive Definitions of Art’
Elisa Caldarola (Universita di Padova) ‘Representation without Background’
Tom Cochrane (Queen’s University Belfast) ‘Narrative and Self-Becoming’
Iskra Fileva (University  of North Carolina) ‘Historical Inaccuracy in Art’
Anthony Gritten (Royal Academy of Music) ‘The Problem with Performing’
Matthew Rowe (Independent Scholar) ‘Sloppy Realisations: An Exit from Goodman’s Sorites Argument’
Erik Schmidt (Gonzaga University) ‘False Gaze – Othello, Kant and the Threat of Deceptive Truths’
Tzachi Zamir (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) ‘Unethical Acts’

POSTGRADUATE PAPERS
Max Bialek (University  of Maryland) ‘Some Ontology of Jokes’
Wesley Cray (The Ohio State University) ‘Some Ideas about Ideas and the Idea Idea’
Samantha Matherne (University  of California) ‘The Inclusive Interpretation of Kant’s Aesthetic Ideas’
Rafe McGregor (University of York) ‘Relocating Value in the Value Interaction Debate’
Dominic Preston (University  of Cambridge) ‘The Ontology of Interactive Art’
David Sackris (University of Buffalo) ‘Category-Independent Aesthetic Experience’
Maarten Steenhagen (UCL) ‘”Non-Conceptualised” Depiction’
Nicholas Wong (University of Chicago) ‘Reproducing the Brillo Box: A Special Case of Forgery in 1968’

PROGRAMME COMMITTEE
Catharine Abell (Manchester) chair
Dan Cavedon-Taylor (St Andrews)
Bence Nanay (Cambridge/Antwerp)
Dawn Wilson (Hull)
Mahlet Zimeta (Roehampton)

British Society of Aesthetics
BSA annual conference, The Queen’s College Oxford, 21-23 September 2012