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2017 Southeastern Student Conference in Aesthetics

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Saturday, March 18

College of Charleston

Charleston, South Carolina

 

Plenary Roundtable Participants

Sherri Irvin (University of Oklahoma)

Julian Dodd (University of Manchester)

Student Speakers

9:00-10:30

Sydney Harvey (University of Missouri, Kansas City), "Diagesis: Film and the Aesthetics of the Mind"

Melani Shahin (Fordham University), "Playing into Time: Dasein as the Ecstatic Musician"

Adam Grimes (Warren Wilson College), "Familiar Spaces: What is 'The Street' in Street Art?"

11:00-1:00

Joshua Myers (University of Miami), "Plays, Productions and Performances: An Ontology of Theatre"

Tyler Pugeda (California State University, Northridge), "The Ontology of American Sign Language Poems"

Nicolas Delgado Alcega (University of Miami), "A Revised Architectural Ontology: Contributions to Roman Ingarden's Ontology of the Work of Architecture"

Reagan Petty (Wofford College), "Getting the Gold Out of It: The Found Object in Self-Taught Art" 

2:30-4:00

Will Kidder (University at Albany), "Imagining Bad: Television Antiheroes, Empathy, and the Aesthetic Value of Imaginary Resistance in Degrees"

Stephanie Holt (University of North Carolina, Charlotte), "The Aesthetic Dimension of the Prison Industrial Complex: Rendering the Invisible Visible Through Art"

Maia Wellborn (Furman University), "Aesthetic Objectivism's 'Joyous Possession of the Natural World:' Toward a Religiously Useful Appreciation of Sublimity in the Natural environment"

This is a roundtable-style conference. To facilitate discussion, all papers are available to read here.

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Sponsored by:

The Aesthetics Work Group at the College of Charleston

The American Society for Aesthetics

Department of Philosophy at the College of Charleston

Undergraduate Philosophical Society at CofC