Welcome

The Aesthetics Research Centre coordinates, enables and promotes research in philosophy of art and aesthetics at the University of Kent. ARC brings together faculty and postgraduate students from four different departments and three different schools and is characterised by a strong interdisciplinary ethos.

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RESEARCH EVENTS SPRING 2019

Wednesday 27th February 2019
5-7 pm, venue tbc

Reading Group on Paul C. Taylor
“Black Reconstruction in Aesthetics”

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Wednesday 13th March 2019
5pm – 7pm, venue tbc

Dr Nils-Hennes Stear (Marie Curie Research Fellow, Southampton)

Thursday 21st March 2019
5pm – 7pm, venue tbc


Prof Robert Hopkins (NYU)

Wednesday 3rd April 2019
5pm – 7pm, venue tbc


Dr Elisa Caldarola (University of Padova, Italy)
Exhibitions and Museums: When are They Art?

Members

Director

Dr Michael Newall (History & Philosophy of Art, University of Kent)

Advisory Committee

Professor David Davies (McGill, Canada)
Professor Matthew Kieran (University of Leeds, UK)
Professor Jerrold Levinson (University of Maryland, USA)
Professor Paisley Livingston (Lingnan University, Hong Kong, China)
Professor Jennifer McMahon (University of Adelaide, Australia)
Professor Alex Neill (Southampton University, UK)
Professor Elisabeth Schellekens (University of Uppsala)
Professor Kathleen Stock (University of Sussex, UK)

Webmaster

Eleen M. Deprez: eleendeprez [at] gmail [dot] com

Members

Dr Dieter Declercq (Film, School of Arts)

Dr Edward Kanterian (Philosophy, University of Kent)

Dr Eleen M. Deprez (History & Philosophy of Art, University of Kent)

Dr Freya Vass-Rhee (Drama, University of Kent)

Dr Graeme A. Forbes (Philosophy, University of Kent)

Dr Hans Maes (History & Philosophy of Art, University of Kent)

Dr Jonathan Friday (History & Philosophy of Art, University of Kent)

Dr Lubomira Radoilska (Philosophy, University of Kent)

Dr Margrethe Bruun Vaage (Film, University of Kent)

Prof Murray Smith (Film, University of Kent)

Dr Mark Windsor (History & Philosophy of Art, University of Kent)

Dr Sean Williams (School of Music and Fine Arts, Audio Electronics, University of Kent)

Prof Simon Kirchin (Philosophy, University of Kent)

Dr Shaun May (Drama, Theatre and Media, University of Kent)

Postgraduate Members

Alaina Piro Schempp (Phd Candidate Film, School of Arts)

Claire Anscombe (Phd Candidate History and Philosophy of Art, School of Arts)

David Brown, (PhD Candidate Film, School of Arts)

Francesca Cavallo (Phd Candidate History and Philosophy of Art, School of Arts)

Neil McCarthy (PhD Candidate Film, School of Arts)

Jade Wackett (Phd Candidate History and Philosophy of Art, School of Arts)

Sabina Sitoianu (Phd Candidate Film, School of Arts)

Sara Janssen (Phd Candidate Film and History and Philosophy of Art, School of Arts)

Tracey Falcon (Phd Candidate History and Philosophy of Art, School of Arts)

Talks & Conferences

Here you can find video, audio, and photos from past research events.
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