Past events

TitleContentDateAuthorCategories
Elisa Caldarola – Exhibitions and Museums: When are They Art?Wednesday 3rd April 2019, 5pm – 7pm Exhibitions and Museums: When are They Art?2019/01/23Uncategorized2019-01-23 23:57:38
Robert HopkinsThursday 21st March 2019, 5pm – 7pm2019/01/2320192019-01-23 23:56:27
Nils-Hennes StearWednesday 13th March 2019,  5pm – 7pm2019/01/2320192019-01-23 23:55:56
Reading group “Black Reconstruction in Aesthetics” – Paul C Taylor2019/01/2320192019-01-23 23:52:58
Martin Hammer – The Silent Kingdom of PaintProfessor Martin Hammer (Professor of History & Philosophy of Art, School of Arts) “The Silent Kingdom of …2018/11/2520182018-11-25 18:49:56
Sonia Sedivy – Aesthetic Properties, History and PerceptionProfessor Sonia Sedivy (Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto) Aesthetic Properties, History and Perception Monday …2018/11/2520182018-11-25 18:45:43
Julian Hanich – Why Film Studies Needs More Fine-Grained Emotion Terms Why Film Studies Needs More Fine-Grained Emotion Terms …and Why Phenomenology Might Help Dr Julian Hanich …2018/09/292018, 2018, Archive2018-09-29 17:03:04
Catharine Abell – The Norms of Realism and the Case of Non-Traditional CastingThe Norms of Realism and the Case of Non-Traditional Casting Dr Catharine Abell (University of …2018/09/292018, 2018, Archive2018-09-29 17:01:37
Dan Cavedon-Taylor – The Causal Theory of Photography and Anti-Empiricist EvaluationsTuesday 13th February 2018, at 6pm in Keynes Seminar Room 11, University of Kent According …2018/02/142018, 20182018-02-14 13:52:52
Maks del Mar: The Role and Value of the Imagination in Legal ThoughtThe Aesthetics Research Centre (ARC) invite you to a Research Seminar with:   Dr Maks …2017/10/1920172017-10-19 09:37:10
Elisabeth Schellekens: On Sensible and Intelligible BeautyKeynote by Professor Elisabeth Schellekens at Interact – British Society for Aesthetics Postgraduate Conference, 7-8 …2017/09/1820152017-09-18 16:47:30
Dominic McIver Lopes: Aesthetic Experts, Guides to ValueAesthetic Experts, Guides to Value Keynote by Dominic McIver Lopes at Interact (British Society for …2017/09/1820152017-09-18 16:46:10
Interact: BSA PG ConferenceSESSION 1 ‘Affective Representation of Aesthetic Properties — Kris Goffin, Ghent University The Role of …2017/09/1820152017-09-18 16:44:33
De Gustibus: Arguing about Taste with Peter Kivy  Speakers: •    Professor Peter Kivy (Rutgers) 
  •    Professor Emily Brady (Edinburgh)
  •    Assoc. …2017/09/182016, Uncategorized2017-09-18 16:34:53
Aesthetics TodayMarking the 10th anniversary of the Aesthetics Research Centre (ARC) at the University of Kent, …2017/06/0620172017-06-06 14:38:01
Shaun May – Autism and ComedyAutism and Comedy: A Peg for Some Thoughts  Wednesday 1st March, 5pm – 7pm, Keynes Lecture …2017/02/272017, 2017, Event2017-02-27 16:14:18
Stacie Friend: Truth in Criticism2017/02/022017, 2017, Event2017-02-02 16:38:20
Jesse Prinz: Art and Wonder2017/02/022017, Event2017-02-02 16:37:29
Art, Aesthetics and Beyond: 3rd BSA PG ConferenceFRIDAY 27th JANUARY 2017 10:00 – 10:40 Kentaro Tanabe, Ritsumeikan (Japan) Diana Raffman on Nuance …2017/02/022017, 2017, Event2017-02-02 16:27:42
Anne Eaton – Propaganda, Pornography, Pictures, and PersuasionMonday 12th: Propaganda, Pornography, Pictures, and Persuasion It is a curious fact about the philosophical literatures …2016/12/1520162016-12-15 02:08:27
Just A Game? The Aesthetics and Ethics of Video GamesKendall Walton Katherine Thomson-Jones Kendall Walton Aaron Meskin Mari Mikkola Shelby Moser Stephanie Patridge   …2016/06/2420162016-06-24 21:43:37
Matters of Fact and FictionA one-day symposium on the work of Stacie Friend 1.30pm – 2.30pm: Comments by Margrethe …2016/05/2320142016-05-23 16:24:44
Jenefer Robinson – Empathy through/with/for Music  Jenefer Robinson teaches and writes on topics in aesthetics and philosophical psychology, especially the …2016/05/1820162016-05-18 12:57:29
Richard Allen – The Passion of Christ and the Melodramatic ImaginationCFMR and ARC research seminar:  Professor Richard Allen, Dean, School of Creative Media, City University, …2016/03/2120162016-03-21 16:04:21
Confined ProjectionsConfined Projections is a curatorial design project by Eleen Deprez, postgraduate research student in History …2016/03/1520162016-03-15 18:02:32
Andrew Huddleston – Why I Am Not an IntentionalistWhy I Am Not an Intentionalist Dr Andrew Huddleston, Birkbeck, University of London Wednesday 9th March, …2016/03/0720162016-03-07 09:13:37
Symposium on Cinema, Embodiment, and the Aesthetics of PornographyThursday 3rd March 2016, 9:30am – 4pm, Darwin Lecture Theatre 3, University of Kent This one-day …2016/02/1920162016-02-19 18:23:30
Berys Gaut – The Value of CreativityWednesday 24th February, 5pm – 7pm, Grimond Lecture Theatre 2 (GLT2), University of Kent  The Value …2016/02/192016, Event2016-02-19 18:19:22
Julian Hanich: I, You and We  Ideas for a Phenomenology of the Collective Cinema Experience Isn’t watching a film with …2016/01/1820162016-01-18 19:00:20
Dominic Topp – Nouveau cinéma: from fragmentation to unity, or What Cahiers du cinéma did next…Wednesday 9th December, 5pm – 7pm. in GLT3 Dr Dominic Topp, School of Arts, University of …2016/01/182015, Uncategorized2016-01-18 18:58:16
Sarah Cardwell: research seminar  Monday 26th October, 5pm – 7pm. in KS14 ‘Framing television: the dramatic implications of aspect …2015/10/032015, Event2015-10-03 09:46:47
Chris Solomon: The Face of BeautyOct 21 2015, 4-6pm, GLT32015/10/032015, Event2015-10-03 09:46:05
Diarmuid Costello: “Standard Philosophy of Photography: Tracing the Roots of the Orthodox Paradigm”Oct 6, 6-8pm, KLT2  2015/10/032015, Event2015-10-03 09:45:01
Ted Nannicelli: Making Do With AgencyAgency, Authorship and the Appreciation of Television Lecturer in Film and Television Studies, University of …2015/06/2420152015-06-24 12:31:18
Aaron Meskin: Authenticity in the Hybrid and Digital Artshttps://www.kent.ac.uk/arts/research/centres/aesthetics/materials/2008_11_26_Meskin.mp3 https://www.kent.ac.uk/arts/research/centres/aesthetics/materials/2008_11_26_Meskin.mp32015/06/222000's, Uncategorized2015-06-22 17:56:39
Jennifer McMahon: Aesthetic Autonomy, the Expression of Freedom (a Pragmatist Reading of Adorno)Your browser does not support the audio element.2015/06/22Uncategorized2015-06-22 17:56:02
Jerrold Levinson: Defending Hypothetical Intentionalismhttps://www.kent.ac.uk/arts/hpa/aestheticsresearchgroup/materials/levinson.mp3 excerpt – 19m 28s2015/06/22Uncategorized2015-06-22 17:42:58
Andrew Kania: The Death of the Narrator: Fiction and Narrative in Literature and Film<source type="audio/mpeg" src="https://www important site.kent.ac.uk/arts/hpa/aestheticsresearchgroup/materials/Kaniatalk1.mp3?_=7″ />https://www.kent.ac.uk/arts/hpa/aestheticsresearchgroup/materials/Kaniatalk1.mp3 1hr 33 secs2015/06/22Uncategorized2015-06-22 17:42:02
Noël Carroll: The Problem with Movie StarsIntroduction by Murray Smith https://www.kent.ac.uk/arts/hpa/aestheticsresearchgroup/materials/carrollecture1.mp3 This paper is published in Scott Walden (ed.), Photography and …2015/06/22Uncategorized2015-06-22 17:41:10
Howard Caygill: Sun Pictures – Photography And The Astronomic Imagehttps://www.kent.ac.uk/arts/hpa/aestheticsresearchgroup/materials/caygilllecture.mp32015/06/22Uncategorized2015-06-22 17:40:14
Aaron Meskin: Kinds of Multipleshttps://www.kent.ac.uk/arts/hpa/aestheticsresearchgroup/materials/meskin_multiples.mp32015/06/22Uncategorized2015-06-22 17:39:32
Cynthia Freeland: Why Some Art Should Be Censoredhttps://www.kent.ac.uk/arts/hpa/aestheticsresearchgroup/materials/freeland_why_some_art_should_be_censored.mp32015/06/22Uncategorized2015-06-22 17:38:47
Roger Scruton: Confessions of a reluctant Francophile  https://www.kent.ac.uk/arts/hpa/aestheticsresearchgroup/materials/2011_05_18_Scruton-Confessions_of_a_Reluctant_Francophile.mp32015/06/22Uncategorized2015-06-22 17:38:01
James Hamilton: What does cognitive science tell us about how to appreciate the performing arts?  https://www.kent.ac.uk/arts/hpa/aestheticsresearchgroup/materials/2012_09_26%20Hamilton%20on%20Cognitive%20Science%20and%20the%20Performing%20Arts.mp32015/06/22Uncategorized2015-06-22 17:36:45
Janet Sayers: Psychoanalytic Aesthetics: Two-way traffic and the Case of Adrian Stokes and Melanie Klein.https://www.kent.ac.uk/arts/hpa/aestheticsresearchgroup/materials/2012_11_07%20Janet%20Sayers.mp32015/06/22Uncategorized2015-06-22 17:35:48
Rafael De Clercq: The Metaphysics of Art Restorationhttps://www.kent.ac.uk/arts/hpa/aestheticsresearchgroup/materials/2012_12_13_Rafael_De_Clercq_The_Metaphysics_of_Art_Restoration.mp3  2015/06/22Uncategorized2015-06-22 17:33:38
Tom Stern: Illusions at the Theatrehttps://www.kent.ac.uk/arts/hpa/aestheticsresearchgroup/materials/2013_01_24_Tom_Stern_Illusions_at_the_Theatre.mp3  2015/06/22Uncategorized2015-06-22 17:32:29
Mitchell Green “Learning from Metaphors”https://www.kent.ac.uk/arts/hpa/aestheticsresearchgroup/materials/2013_11%20Mitchell%20Green.mp32015/06/22Uncategorized2015-06-22 17:28:40
Martin Hammer: Eavesdropping on Artists: Quentin de la Tour meets Quentin Tarantinohttps://www.kent.ac.uk/arts/hpa/aestheticsresearchgroup/materials/2013_03_20%20Martin%20Hammer%20Eavesdropping%20on%20Artists.mp32015/06/22Uncategorized2015-06-22 17:24:15
16-18 June: Aesthetics, Art, and PornographyAn interdisciplinary conference  16-18 June 2011 Institute of Philosophy, London This conference will bring together …2015/06/222011, Archive2015-06-22 12:10:11
Beyond Art: A symposium on the work of Dominic Lopes      This one-day symposium focuses on Dominic McIver Lopes’s forthcoming book, Beyond Art. Dominic …2015/06/222012, Archive2015-06-22 11:56:52
KePCA, Kent Postgraduate Conference in Aesthetics  The aim of this conference is to provide a platform for postgraduate students and …2015/06/222014, Archive2015-06-22 11:52:06
Colloquium: Fiction, photography and philosophyA colloquium on philosophical reflections of the relation between fiction and photography apropos of the …2015/06/222014, Archive2015-06-22 11:48:16
10 June: Film Criticism in Arts magazine (1952-1966).Godard, Rivette, Rohmer and Truffaut away from Bazin’s paradoxes at ICA Studio, Institute of Contemporary Arts …2015/06/222014, Archive2015-06-22 11:42:06
11 April: Martin SeelVisiting expert Illusion and Immersion in Cinema My talk will discuss the relations between four …2015/06/222014, Archive2015-06-22 11:31:21
19 June: While We’re Waiting for Kick Off: The Aesthetics of FootballProgramme 09.00- 10.00: Graham McFee, University of Brighton/California State University, Fullerton — The Not-So-Beautiful Game …2015/06/0320142015-06-03 14:31:24
A Symposium on VillainsUniversity of Kent, 21. May 2015, Grimond lecture theatre 2 Little has been said about …2015/06/0320152015-06-03 14:28:20
Anne Eaton – A Lady on the Street But a Freak in the BedOn the Distinction Between Erotic Art and Pornography  2015/06/0320152015-06-03 14:07:27
Kendall Walton and The Aesthetics of Photography and Filmvideos of all lectures   2015/06/032000's2015-06-03 13:52:28
Jerrold Levinson: Key Concepts in AestheticsAudio – Jerrold Levinson – ‘The Aesthetic’ (mp3 – 1hr 36s)Audio – Jerrold Levinson – ‘Beauty’ (mp3 – 1hr …2015/06/032000's2015-06-03 13:46:20
Art, Aesthetics and the Sexual21 May 2009 Cain Todd (University of Lancaster): ‘Imagination, Fantasy, and Sexual Desire: the aesthetic and …2015/06/032000's2015-06-03 13:42:09
7-8 February 2015: Interact!‘INTERACT! British Society of Aesthetics Postgraduate Conference’ was a two-day event where postgraduates were able to …2015/06/032015, Archive2015-06-03 09:33:17
26 – 27 June: Aesthetics, Normativity, and Reason26th June – 27th June 2015 Keynote Speakers Maria Alvarez (King’s College London) Carla Bagnoli …2015/05/252015, Event2015-05-25 13:50:40
Under ConstructionThe Aesthetics Research Centre coordinates, enables and promotes research in philosophy of art and aesthetics at the …2015/05/22Uncategorized2015-05-22 13:39:08
Shunga & PhilosophyThe Sackler Rooms, British Museum 10am-5pm Free admission, limited seating In early modern Japan, thousands …2014/12/192013, Archive2014-12-19 09:26:27