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CALL FOR PAPERS
Margins, Futures and Tasks of Aesthetics
Conference of the INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR AESTHETICS
July 5-7, 2018, Helsinki, Finland
Organizers: International Association for Aesthetics, The Finnish Society of Aesthetics & The Department of Art at Aalto University
Aesthetics is a marginal discipline. We often have to defend its existence in departments, where the main focus is on literature, philosophy or art history. It is not surprising that the margins of aesthetics have not been thoroughly discussed. What are the schools of philosophical thinking or the methodologies we haven’t yet turned enough of our attention to? Who and where are the outsiders who will, in the long run, leave an interesting trace on the profession? The aforementioned questions are of course future-oriented. The future of aesthetics has been discussed in various conferences and books. Aesthetics in them is still often seen as more autonomic that it actually is institutionally speaking. What if the future of our discipline was more about collaboration with other disciplines?
Deadline for abstract submissions: January 15, 2018.
Please, find further information on the main topic and on the special sessions (Russian aesthetics, Environmental aesthetics and Indian aesthetics), as well as details regarding the submission in the attached pdf.
Announcement from the Nominating Committee of IAA:
New officers of the IAA, serving from 2016 to 2019:
President: Jale Erzen (Turkey)
1st Vice President: Krystyna Wilkoszewska (Poland)
2nd Vice President: Miodrag Suvakovic (Serbia)
Secretary General: Zoltan Somhegyi (Hungary / United Arab Emirates)
Assistant Secretary General: Tanehisa Otabe (Japan)
Delegates-at-Large: Kathleen Higgins (United States), Eva Kit Wah Man (Hong Kong)
CALL FOR PROPOSALS EDITOR OF THE IAA YEARBOOK
THE PUBLICATIONS COMMITTEE OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR AESTHETICS
INVITES PROPOSALS FOR EDITOR OF THE YEARBOOK OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR AESTHETICS VOLUME 19
The topic is open to any subject relevant to international scholarship in Aesthetics.
Please submit proposals to the the IAA Publications Committee for consideration of the IAA Executive Committee meeting by June 1, 2016.
Proposals recommended by the Publications committee will be reviewed at the Executive Committee of IAA at their meeting in July 2016.
Proposals to include:
Subject of the proposed Volume
Tentative list of proposed Authors
Name, Curriculum Vitae, and Institutional Affiliation of Editor
Source of Institutional Support
Department of Philosophy Marquette University 1217 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 54233 USA
See Attached Policy Statement