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Contemporary Aesthetics is pleased to announce the publication of Special Volume 5 (2016) "Contemporary Perspectives on Philosophy and Film."
This volume was guest edited by Stefan Deines (University of Macau and Goethe University) and Mario Wenning (University of Macau and Sun Yatsen University, Guangzhou). The papers published in this special volume present contemporary philosophical perspectives on the epistemic, ontological, and ethical characteristics and potentials of film. The papers emerged out of presentations that were given during a conference that was held at the University of Macau on March 31 and April 1, 2015. Authors include Robert Sinnerbrink, Martin Seel, Josef Früchtl, Jean-Yves Heurtebise, Paisley Livingston & Trevor Ponech, Law Nga-chun & Lo Chun-cheong, and Angela Keppler.
A still increasing interest in aesthetics and also diversity and complexity of aesthetic studies can be noticed over the last couple of decades. The volume title, Transacting Aesthetics, emphasizes something active, dynamic, interactive, operative, participative, but also something what is malleable or in action, in progress, undergoing operations and whose boundaries cannot be circumscribed. Emergence of new scientific tools and methodologies, new artistic and aesthetic phenomena and/or new sources of aesthetic reflection make aesthetics an interdisciplinary or transdisciplinary sphere, wherein disciplinary convergences are privileged; reshaping the domain into a field being subjected to permanent transacting.
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Young Scholar Awards
Juhan Yoon, Seoul National University, Korea, Cognitive Value and Artistic Value of Fictional Narrative Art
Kunhong Choi, Seoul National University, Korea, Aesthetic Particularism and Presumptive Justifications
Sung, Ji Eun, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA, Thwarted Utopia: Kim Ku-lim’s Experiment on Modern Art and Life
Yuan-chieh Yang, University of Alberta, Canada, Emotion, Accessibility, and Mass Art
Hu, Xiaoyan, The University of Liverpool, England, Beyond Representation: Reconsidering Loehr’s Periodisation of Chinese Painting
Keunchang Oh, Purdue University, USA, Judgment and Frame: Two Key Concepts for Deconstructing Kantian Aesthetics
Moonyoung Song, University of Maryland, USA, Anti-intentionalism about Musical Expressiveness
Niels van Poecke, Erasmus University of Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Conversation with the Blues: on the tragic aspects of American blues music
Marie Moriguchi, Kansai University, Japan, A Drastic Change in the Shading Techniques by Renoir
Rui Li, Peking University, PRC, Surpassing Realism – Reconstructing the Film Aesthetics of Andre Bazin
Alexey Aliyev, University of Maryland, USA, What Is a Novel?
Jane Lee, The University of Tokyo, Japan, Redefining Expressivity of Postmodern Dance
Katerina Parizkova, Masaryk University, Czech Republic, The Significance of Silence and Non-sense in Appreciation of Nature
Yi-Ting Wang, University of Paris 8, France, Resiting and reformulating – mixed territorial aesthetics in Taiwan
Yukirou Murai, Kyoto University, Japan, Unison trills and chromatics in Litzt’s transcription of Schubert’s Wanderer-Fantasie – Tracing Alkan’s influence in an intertextual/medial realm
Maria Romakina, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia, Six Heads, Three Legs, Four Torsos: the Hybrid Human Body in Kaleidoscopic Photography and Video Projects
Ruijing Zhang, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, PRC, The Role of Emotion in Dewey’s Expression Theory
Wang Shuo, Peking University, PRC, Zen Buddhism and Chinese Contemporary Abstract Art
Jongju Park, Seoul National University, Korea, Internet and Public Art: A Preliminary Sketch
Eunyoung Chang, Seoul National University, Korea, The perception of the specificity of a painter and a painting in the late Joseon Dynasty