Previous congresses of the IAA

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Volume 18. Krystyna Wilkoszewska (ed.). Aesthetics in Action

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CALL FOR PAPERS

The Beautiful Game: The Poetics and Aesthetics of Soccer in Transnational Perspective

University of Basel

June 30-July 2, 2016

 

Confirmed Speakers:

Simon Critchley (New School for Social Research)

Eva Lavric (University of Innsbruck)

Emily Ryall (University of Gloucestershire)

 

This conference, scheduled to take place during the 2016 European Championship and hosted by the University of Basel’s Department of English, takes up soccer with a special focus on its poetics and aesthetics. The conference particularly seeks to scrutinize the poetics and aesthetics of the game in light of comparative as well as transnational, transcontinental, and global perspectives. In doing so, it aims to shed light on the poetics and aesthetics of all aspects of soccer, from the actual game to fan chants and choreographies, from representations in the arts to the aesthetics of media coverage, from the poetics of live commentary to institutional image cultivation (MLS, FIFA, UEFA, etc.), from aspects of design (jerseys, balls) to recent developments in stadium architecture. Given this range and diversity of the forms in which the poetics and aesthetics of soccer manifest themselves, the conference by necessity is interdisciplinary in nature, with possible contributions coming from fields such as literary and cultural studies, philosophy, linguistics, visual studies and the arts, design, and architecture to name but a few.

 

Possible topics include but are not limited to:

• the poetics and aesthetics of the game

• “skill,” “creativity,” “intuition,” and “style” in soccer

• soccer and the notions of the beautiful and the sublime

• fan chants

• fan choreographies

• Ultra aesthetics

• the aesthetics (and politics) of institutional image cultivation via the staging of events such as opening ceremonies, fixture draws, player award ceremonies, etc.

• languages of/in soccer

• the poetics and rhetoric of soccer live commentary

• the poetics, rhetoric, and aesthetics of soccer media coverage

• representations of soccer in the arts (including literature and film)

• the aesthetics of stadium architecture

• design in soccer: jerseys, balls, gear, club emblems, etc.

 

In addition to academic talks, the conference will also include an art event, exhibiting some of the original art that is the basis for tschuttiheftli’s sticker collection they create for every World Cup and European Championship (http://www.tschuttiheft.li/).

 

Please send your 300-word abstracts and 100-word bios to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The deadline for submissions is December 14, 2015. The conference organizers plan to publish a collection of essays based on selected contributions to the conference.

 

Conference Organizers:

Dr. phil. des. Ridvan Askin and Dr. Catherine Diederich, Department of English, University of Basel, Nadelberg 6, CH-4051 Basel

 

 

European Society for Aesthetics Conference 2016

Barcelona (Spain) 8 – 10 June 2016

 

Submission deadline: 15th of January 2016

 

The European Society for Aesthetics would like to invite you to submit a paper for presentation at the ESA Conference 2016. The conference will be co-organised by the ESA, the Department of Philosophy of the Autonomous University of Barcelona and the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Barcelona. 

 

Confirmed Keynote speakers:     

 

ï Christoph Menke (Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankurt)

ï Elisabeth Schellekens (Uppsala Universitet)

ï Lev Kreft (University of Ljubljana)

 

We are inviting papers from all traditions and on any topic in philosophical aesthetics, and both systematic and historical presentations are acceptable. 

 

We encourage the presentation of submissions in English, but submissions in other major European languages will be considered equally. For each talk, there will be time for a 25-minute presentation, with about another 20 minutes designated for discussion. All accepted papers would be eligible for publication in the proceedings of the ESA. (http://proceedings.eurosa.org)

  

 

Submissions must be long abstracts, between 800 and 1.200 words in length, presenting not only the main ideas and claims of the paper, but also the chief considerations and arguments in favour of them. Please, notice that full paper submissions will not be accepted and submissions are limited to one per person.

 

Please use the PDF-file format for submission and render your text completely anonymous, allowing for blind refereeing. To submit your long abstract, please use the EasyChair online submission system (first-time users will be asked to register with EasyChair). 

https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=esa2016

We also encourage all submitters to sign up as members of the ESA (which is free): http://www.eurosa.org/

 

The deadline for submissions of papers is the 15th of January 2016, and we aim to inform you about the result of our selection process by mid February 2016.  

 

 

Further information about the conference will soon be available on ESA website. Please send all your questions to the conference organizers: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

The 20th International Congress of Aesthetics

“Aesthetics and Mass Culture”

24-29 July 2016 (Sunday-Friday)

Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

 

 

Call for Papers

 

ICA 2016 organizing committee invites all interested individuals to submit the abstract of a paper for 20-minute presentation. There will be 5-minute Q&A after presentation.

 

• Abstract submission deadline: March 1, 2016

• Paper submission deadline: June 30, 2016

• How to submit: On-line submission at www.ica2016.org

 

 

Topics

1. Issues of Art Theories in the Era of Mass Culture

2. New Media, Design and Aesthetics

3. Aesthetics of Body and Sports

4. Reflections on the History of Aesthetics

5. Values of Art: Cognitive, Moral and Political

6. Scientific Perspectives on Aesthetics

7. Imagination and Emotion

8. Aesthetics of Environment and Ecology

9. Aesthetics and Theories of Individual Artistic Genres

10. Aesthetics and Art Theories in Asian Traditions

 

Registration

 

All participants are requested to register via on-line system. Please visit our

website in order to proceed your registration. (www.ica2016.org)

Registration fee:

Regular   USD 300 (by March 1, 2016)          USD 350 (late and on-site)

Student*  USD 150 (by March 1, 2016)           USD 200 (late and on-site)

*A copy of “STUDENT ID” will be needed.

 

Organizing Committee

 

- President of the Organizing Committee of ICA2016

Prof. Chong-hwan Oh (Seoul National University)

- President of the Korean Society of Aesthetics

Prof. Joosik Min (Youngnam University)

- Secretary General of ICA2016

Prof. Haewan Lee (Seoul National University)

 

 

ICA 2016 Secretariat

 

Tel. +82-2-880-6255, Fax. +82-2-877-6340

E-mail. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Department of Aesthetics, College of Humanities, Seoul National University,

Gwanakno1, Gwanakgu, Seoul, 151-745, South Korea

For more information, visit our website: www.ica2016.org

Oxford University Press

The Monist.

 The Aesthetics Of Everyday Life

Call For Papers

Deadline For Submissions Is January 31, 2017.


Intending authors should directly contact the Advisory Editor. They should refer to the submission guidelines when preparing their work for submission. For these and other information about the Monist see http://www.themonist.com/

 

101:1 Jan 2018. The Aesthetics of Everyday Life
Advisory Editor: John Haldane (
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).
Deadline for submissions: Jan 31, 2017

Historically aesthetics has focused on the philosophy of art, on the nature of beauty, and on the character of the experience of both. This tended to represent the aesthetic as somewhat rare and elevated above ordinary experience and practice. In recent decades, however, the subject has broadened, with attention being given to a wider diversity of art forms including conceptual art and land art, computer art, the cinema, and video arts. In addition there has been a growth of interest in environmental aesthetics.

A more limited development has been the recognition of the ubiquity of the aesthetic within the fabric of everyday life as for example in work on the aesthetics of the built environment, of personal spaces, and on the aesthetic aspects of social life. Papers are invited that explore either the general idea of an aesthetics of everyday life, or particular topics within this general area. Of particular interest are papers relating the aesthetics of everyday life to issues in social relationships and public policy, for example in relation to clothing styles and fashion, public rituals and ceremonies, landscape design and gardening, urban planning, ambient sound, and graffiti.

Volume 18. Krystyna Wilkoszewska (ed.). Aesthetics in Action. International Yearbook of Aesthetics. Volume 18. 2014

 

Content

 

The 18th volume of the International Yearbook of Aesthetics comprises a selection of papers presented at the 19th International Congress of Aesthetics, which took place in Cracow in 2013. The Congress entitled “Aesthetics in Action” was intended to cover an extended research area of aesthetics going beyond the fine arts towards various forms of human practice. In this way it bore witness to the transformation that aesthetics has been undergoing for a few decades at the turn of the 20th and 21st centuries. 

 

About the Editor

 

Krystyna Wilkoszewska is professor of philosophy and aesthetics and Head of the Department of Aesthetics at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland. She is President of the Polish Society of Aesthetics and Director of John Dewey Research Center founded by her at the Jagiellonian University. She is a delegate in the Executive Committee in the International Association for Aesthetics and a member of Board in Central European Pragmatist Forum. She was awarded research grants from ACLS and Humboldt Foundation. Her main interest is in pragmatist philosophy and aesthetics, somaesthetics, postmodern philosophy and art, eco-aesthetics, transcultural studies. She published Art as the Rhythm of Life: Reconstruction of John Dewey’s Philosophy of Art; Postmodernism in Philosophy and Art and edited among others three volume Japanese Aesthetics; Vision and Revision; Transcultural Aesthetics; Aesthetics and Cultures. She is editor of the series: “Aesthetics in the World”, “Classics of Polish Aesthetics”.