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.

RESEARCH EVENTS 2020

7–9 February, Grimond Building
British Society for Aesthetics Conference: Art, Aesthetics and the Medical and Health Humanities.
Keynotes: Rita Charon, Paul Crawford, Sheila Lintott, Jenefer Robinson.
Info here

28–29 February
British Society for Aesthetics Postgraduate Conference. Beyond Human: Aesthetics of Nature and Technology
Keynotes: Glenn Parsons, Katja Kwastek.
Info here

LIVE-STREAM: Thursday 28 May 2pm
Associate Professor Jason Leddington (Bucknell University)
“Savouring the Impossible”
watch recording

Members

Director

Prof Murray Smith (Film, University of Kent)

Associate Director

Dr Dieter Declercq (Film and Media Studies, 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

George Turner: george[dot]turner[at]ox[dot]ac[dot]com

Members

Dr Francesca Cavallo (GCDC Postdoctoral Research Associate, School of Arts)

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

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

Dr Edward Kanterian (Philosophy, University of Kent)

Prof Simon Kirchin (Philosophy, University of Kent)

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

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

Dr Lubomira Radoilska (Philosophy, University of Kent)

Dr Dominic Topp (Film, University of Kent)

Dr Margrethe Bruun Vaage (Film, University of Kent)

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

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

 

Associate Members

Dr Claire Anscomb (History and Philosophy of Art, School of Arts)

Dr Eleen M. Deprez (Curator Studio 3 Gallery, University of Kent)

Luca Marchetti (PhD candidate University of Milan)

Dr Neil McCarthy

Dr Shelby Moser (Azusa Pacific university)

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

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

 

Postgraduate Members

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

Marta Colombo (Phd Candidate History and Philosophy of Art, School of Arts)

Aurélie Debaene (Phd Candidate History and Philosophy of Art, School of Arts)

Alice C. Helliwell (Phd Candidate History and Philosophy of Art, School of Arts)

Fen Newman (Phd Candidate History and Philosophy of Art, School of Arts)

George Turner (MSt in Film Aesthetics, University of Oxford)

Peter Windle (Phd Candidate History and Philosophy of Art, School of Arts)

Caitlin York (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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