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Call for Papers
The Fifth International
Workshop on Science, Philosophy and Literature
Hermoupolis, Syros Island, Greece
14-16 July 2020
Deadline: January 31, 2020
humanities is a fast-emerging field of scholarship seeking to understand
sociocultural dimensions of atmospheric experience, knowledge and practice.
Examining atmospheric agency in its historical and contemporary manifestations,
atmospheric humanities explore the atmosphere as a site of diverse cultural
appropriations of air's modalities and their reproduction in practices of
aerial and climatological citizenship. This foundational workshop aims to
initiate and foster discussions on how atmospheric themes, memes, and objects
emerge, spread and travel across artistic and academic communities. We
especially welcome contributions from scholars whose work spans disciplines, including,
but not limited to, literary and media studies, history of science,
environmental history, aesthetics, visual arts, architecture, phenomenology,
and social sciences.
The changing representation(s) of the atmosphere in art and popular media, both
contemporary and historical. - Interfaces and interactions between scientific
understanding(s) of the atmosphere and other ways of knowing or experiencing
the atmosphere (e.g. political, indigenous, religious, philosophical,
Explorations of space and scale in relation to human understanding of the
atmosphere and related concepts such as weather and climate.
The material culture of the atmosphere, including technologies used to measure,
assess, represent and manipulate the atmosphere.
workshop is organized by the International Commission of Science and Literature
and the International Commission on History of Meteorology. The Commissions
will provide a limited travel support to early career scholars, who should send
their application letter, presentation abstract and CV to Dr Alexander Hall at firstname.lastname@example.org and George N.
Vlahakis at email@example.com
send your abstract before 31 JANUARY 2020 to Vladimir Jankovic at firstname.lastname@example.org
and George Vlahakis at email@example.com.
Call for Papers
Pragmatist Legacies in Aesthetics
Contact: Roberta Dreon (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Deadline: 1 August 2020
The 2020/2 issue of
the open access EJPAP (European Journal of Pragmatism and
American Philosophy) explores the diverse ways of doing aesthetics in the wake
Even though the term 'pragmatist
aesthetics' has become a quasi-label for characterizing Richard Shusterman's work
in the '90s, one main goal of the present issue is mapping and giving emphasis
to the plural heritage of pragmatism in aesthetics. A second purpose is making
more evident that English speaking aesthetics is much larger than analytic
aesthetics as well as that philosophical aesthetics has been conceived – and is
still thought – as broader than the philosophy of art. Pragmatists approaches have
been independently evolving within the aesthetic field (social aesthetics,
environmental aesthetics, everyday aesthetics); at the same time, pragmatist
topics and categories exercised a more
or less deep influence on some important figures taking part to the analytical debate
in aesthetics (e.g. Nelson Goodman, Richard Rorty, and Joseph Margolis);
furthermore, pragmatist options are still very much alive among emerging trends
in aesthetics (cf. Mark Johnson’s work on the aesthetic in experience, Alva Noë’s
conception of artworks as 'strange tools' and, more recently, Shaun Gallagher's
inquiries into artistic performance).
welcomes the submission of papers explicating (either sympathetically or critically) and/or developing the
connections between pragmatism and the
following lines of investigations: social
aesthetics and pragmatism; environmental aesthetics and pragmatism; everyday aesthetics
and pragmatism; somaesthetics and pragmatism; enactivist aesthetics and pragmatism;
application of Peirce’s insights within the aesthetic field.
Papers should be sent to Roberta
Dreon (email@example.com) by
September 1st, 2020. They should not exceed 8,000 words and must include an
abstract of 150-400 words and a list of works cited. Papers will be selected on
the basis of a process of blind review. Accepted pieces will be published in
Annual International Conference
Visual and Performing Arts
8-11 June 2020
The aim of the conference is to bring together
academics and researchers of visual and performing arts, and other related
number of special events will be organized, including a pragmatic symposium (as
organized in Ancient Athens but fine-tuned to synchronous ethics), a special
one-day educational island tour, a Mycenae and island of Poros visit, an Athens
educational walking tour, a day trip to Delphi, and an ancient Corinth and Cape
association was established in 1995 as an independent world association of
Academics and Researchers. Its mission is to act as a forum where Academics and
Researchers from all over the world can meet in Athens, in order to exchange
ideas on their research, and to discuss future developments in their
Call for Papers
Experience :: Music :: Experiment
Pragmatism and Artistic Research
13-14 February 2020
Orpheus Institute (Ghent, BE)
Deadline: November 18, 2019
"Truth happens to an idea." So wrote William James in 1907; and he continued
"[truth] becomes true, is made true by events." James was not
thinking of musical performance or of artistic
research, but his assertion would seem to apply equally or more so to those
domains—domains with which the Orpheus Institute is primarily concerned. Truths
in performance are only created and apprehended in the process of performing;
and understanding that process constitutes the domain of what we call "artistic
research." This seminar begins with these observations and continues by
asking questions like: What follows? What other aspects of pragmatism apply to our
field of study? In performance, in research, what is the relationship between
experience and experiment? Can pragmatism illuminate other performative
relationships—between habit and creativity, between notation and embodied
knowledge, between selves and practices, between history and innovation?
invite proposals for presentations of many kinds, from scholarly papers to
performances. All sessions will consist of twenty-minute presentations with ten
minutes of discussion. An open, collaborative spirit of inquiry is encouraged
throughout. Please send proposals (300 words maximum) for either papers or performances.
Enquiries should be sent to William Brooks at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please upload proposals here:
The deadline for receipt of proposals is Monday 18 November 2019. Applicants
will be notified of the decisions by Friday 6 December 2019.
Call for Abstracts
"Venturing into the Uncharted World of Aesthetics"
University of the West Indies, Jamaica
January 31, 2020
uncharted world of aesthetics be none other than the charted world of aesthetics,
where each world is what it is by virtue of being the site for the constitution
of the other? Is
there not an uncharted world of aesthetics in which the life of each one of our
senses is an expression? As we imagine answers to these questions, it
should be clear that, when taken together, their respective answers are about
ourselves. Indeed, the uncharted world of aesthetics is the uncharted
world of who we are. Moreover, it is a world that deserves affirmation and
perpetual preservation in the context of what is conceivably a language
with limitless potential.
abstracts that draw inspiration from the uncharted world of aesthetics and that
affirms, celebrates, and promotes its existence.
an abstract of 200 words
Call for Papers/International
The European Society for Aesthetics
"ESA Conference 2019"
University of Warsaw
12-14 June 2019
Deadline: 13 January 2019
Society for Aesthetics annual conference 2019 will be co-organized by the ESA
and Institute of Philosophy at the University of Warsaw. We are inviting
papers from all traditions on any topic in philosophical aesthetics; both systematic and
historical presentations are acceptable. Submissions must be long abstracts
(800-1200 words in length) presenting not only the main ideas and claims of the
paper but also the arguments in favor of them. 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
20-25 minute presentation with another 20 minutes designated for
discussion. Please note 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 to allow for blind
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=esa20190
you wish to propose a panel, please email Karen Simecek (email@example.com) by January 6, 2019 with the details of your panel (panel title, list
of speakers, titles of their papers, and a brief rationale for the panel). Individual
members of the panel need to upload their abstracts to EasyChair marked with
the name of the panel. We will do our best to evaluate these abstracts as a
panel and, if all are accepted, group them together under that theme.
information please visit: http://www.eurosa.org/.
Congress of Aesthetics
"Possible Worlds of Contemporary Aesthetics:
Aesthetics between History, Geography, and Media"
22-26 July 2019
Conference Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
due: September 1st 2018.
The University of Belgrade – Faculty of Architecture, The
Society for Aesthetics of Architecture and Visual Arts Serbia (DEAVUS) and the
International Association for Aesthetics (IAA) are pleased to announce a Call
for papers for 21st International Congress of Aesthetics (ICA).
Aesthetics is nowadays recognized as an important
philosophical, scientific, and theoretical discipline for interpreting the
complexity of phenomena of the contemporary world. Today aesthetics may be discussed
as possible worlds or possible aesthetic regimes rather than as a unique and
consistent philosophical, scientific or theoretical discipline. Confronting aesthetics
with the complexities of the sensory, sentimental, affective, conceptual, and
discursive phenomena of the contemporary world (society, culture, art,
technology and politics) reveals its relation to the history of aesthetics,
geographically diverse aesthetic systems and, of course, hybrid technologies of
media display, representation, and communication of contemporary forms of life.
The Belgrade Congress aims to map out contemporary
aesthetics practices with a vivid dialogue of aestheticians, philosophers, art
theorists, theorists of architecture, theorists of culture, media theorists,
artists, media entrepreneurs, architects, cultural activists and researchers in
the fields of humanities and social sciences. More precisely, the goal is to
map possible worlds of contemporary aesthetics in Europe, Asia, North and South
America, Africa, and Australia. The idea is to show, interpret and map the unity
and diverseness in aesthetic thought, expression, research, and teachings on
our shared planet. Our goal is to promote dialogue concerning aesthetics in
those parts of the world that have not been involved in the work of the International
Association for Aesthetics to this day. Global dialogue, understanding, and
cooperation are what we aim to achieve.
Submitted abstracts should be written in English and no
longer than 400 words. It is necessary to indicate the session of the Congress
in which the work will be presented, as well as personal academic affiliation
and e-mail contact. Submitted abstracts will be reviewed and selected by the
Scientific Committee. Please use the abstract template for submitting your
abstract proposal. For more information, visit 21st