March 11-12, 2016

Location: Metcalf Auditorium at Chace Center

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2016
Friday, March 11th
9:00 AM

Introduction

Yuriko Saito, Philosophy, Rhode Island School of Design
Michael Kelly, Philosophy, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte; Editor-in-Chief, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics (Oxford University Press); Founder & President, Transdisciplinary Aesthetics Foundation

Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center, RISD Museum, 20 N Main St Providence RI 02903

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

9:15 AM

Aesthetics and Environmental Engagement/Sustainability

Arnold Berleant, Philosophy [emeritus], Long Island University
Emily Brady, Geography, University of Edinburgh
Patricia Johanson, Artist, NYC

Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center, RISD Museum, 20 N Main St Providence RI 02903

9:15 AM - 11:00 AM

11:15 AM

Aesthetics and Ethical Making

Alison Gwilt, Fashion and Sustainability, Sheffield Hallam University
Jonathan Maskit, Philosophy, Denison University
Adrian Parr, Architecture & Sociology, University of Cincinnati

Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center, RISD Museum, 20 N Main St Providence RI 02903

11:15 AM - 1:00 PM

2:30 PM

Art, Craft, Design, Cultural Artifacts

Julia Bryan-Wilson, Art History, University of California - Berkeley
Steven D. Lubar, American Studies, History, and History of Art and Architecture, Brown University
T'ai Smith, Art & Art History, University of British Columbia, University of British Columbia - Vancouver

Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center, RISD Museum, 20 N Main St Providence RI 02903

2:30 PM - 4:15 PM

Saturday, March 12th
9:15 AM

Feminist Aesthetics and Art

A. W. Eaton, Philosophy, University of Illinois at Chicago
Maureen Conner, Queens College, City University of New York
Uri McMillan, English, University of California - Los Angeles

Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center, RISD Museum, 20 N Main St Providence RI 02903

9:15 AM - 11:00 AM

11:15 AM

Aesthetics of Performance

Derrick Adams, Artist, Brooklyn, NY
Elinor Fuchs, Dramaturgy [emerita], Yale School of Drama
Amelia Jones, Critical Studies, University of Southern California

Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center, RISD Museum, 20 N Main St Providence RI 02903

11:15 AM - 1:00 PM

2:30 PM

Aesthetics and Law

Stefano Bloch, Presidential Diversity Fellow in Urban Studies, Brown University
Sergio Muňoz Sarmiento, Founder of the Art & Law Program, Fordham University
Brian Soucek, Law, University of California - Davis

Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center, RISD Museum, 20 N Main St Providence RI 02903

2:30 PM - 4:15 PM

4:30 PM

Salon Discussion of all Topics in the Old Library

Moderator: Michael Kelly, Philosophy, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte; Editor-in-Chief, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics (Oxford University Press); Founder & President, Transdisciplinary Aesthetics Foundation

College Building, 2 College St Providence RI 02903

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM