Monday, August 4, 2014

Symposium for newly published Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

Friday-Saturday, September 19-20, 2014
Pratt Institute

Generously co-sponsored by the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Department of Social Science and Cultural Studies at Pratt Institute, School of Visual Arts, The Center for Jazz Studies at Columbia University, The Edwin H. Case Chair in American Music at Columbia University, and Oxford University Press.

9:30 AM-11:30 AM  
“Conceptualism, Conceptual Art, & Aesthetics”
            Chair: Edward Dimendberg (UC Irvine)
            Jacob Stewart-Halevy (Yale), Eve Meltzer (NYU), Jorge Otero-Pailos (Columbia)

1:00 PM-3:00 PM
“Aesthetic Computing, Digitization, & Data Visualization”
            Chair: Daniel Herwitz (Michigan)
            Christiane Paul (Whitney Museum), Boris Groys (NYU), Amber Frid-Jimenez (Emily                    
            Carr), Christopher Sula (Pratt)

3:30 PM-5:30 PM    
“Decolonizing Aesthetics, Migratory Aesthetics, & Diaspora Criticism”
            Chair: Gregg Horowitz (Pratt)
            Miguel Rojas-Sotelo (Duke), Chika Okeke-Agulu (Princeton), Karen Lang (Warwick),               
            Brent Hayes Edwards (Columbia)

9:30 AM-11:30 AM 
“Participatory Aesthetics, Art, & Social Practice”
            Chair: Catherine Soussloff (University of British Columbia)
            Tom Huhn (SVA), Michael Kelly (UNC Charlotte), Mel Chin (North Carolina), 
            Martha Rosler (NYC)

1:00 PM-3:00 PM   
“Race, Art, & Aesthetics”
            Chair: Whitney Davis (Berkeley)
            Souleymane Bachir Diagne (Columbia), Monique Roelofs (Hampshire College),
            Paul Taylor (Penn State)

3:30 PM-5:30 PM  
“Improvisation, Embodiment, & Experimental Art”
            Chair: George Lewis (Columbia)
            Eva Diaz (Pratt), Carrie Noland (UC Irvine/Clark), Lydia Goehr (Columbia),
            Brian Kane (Yale)

The symposium is free and open to the public.

All Panels will be held in Engineering 307 at Pratt Institute.

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