segunda-feira, 17 de outubro de 2011

The Duquesne University Graduate Students in Philosophy's Conference

The Duquesne University Graduate Students in Philosophy are proud to announce the topic of our sixth annual graduate student conference, “Aesthetics and Politics.” The conference will take place on February 18th, 2012. Our keynote speaker will be Gabriel Rockhill from Villanova University. We invite papers from any period in philosophy, including major figures from Plato to Rancière, and also comparative philosophy with an emphasis on Asian philosophical traditions.  Topics and themes may include, but are not limited to:

the role of work in society
histories of art
the aestheticization of politics
spectatorship and democracy
ecology and the environment
architecture and philosophy
aesthetics and education
aesthetic practices and political action
sensation and embodiment
political commitments in art
boundaries between politics and art
film and philosophy

Presentations will be 20 minutes (around 3000 words). Papers should be prepared for blind review, with no name or identifying information included in the body of the paper. Please send a separate cover page with your name and contact information. Please send full papers and cover pages to Potential presenters must currently be graduate students. The deadline for submissions is January 2nd, 2012.

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