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CFA: Speaker on Aesthetics (Rutgers Summer Institute)

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Application deadline: March 8, 2016
For: 19th Annual Rutgers Summer Institute for Diversity in Philosophy
When: July 10-17, 2016
What: attend the Institute for two days, give a 2-1/2 hour presentation (including Q&A), meals with students
You get: $400 honorarium, plus travel, lodging, and meals at Rutgers
Send: (1) current CV and (2) brief statement (up to 500 words) of the proposed presentation

Detailed application info below.

The Board of Trustees of the American Society for Aesthetics has approved up to $2000 to support a speaker in aesthetics at the 19th Annual Rutgers Summer Institute for Diversity in Philosophy. The Institute, directed by Professor Howard McGary, will be held at Rutgers University, July 10-17, 2016.

More information about the Institute is here: http://www.philosophy.rutgers.edu/events-335/summer-institute

Dr. Jane Forsey, Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Winnipeg, was the ASA-sponsored speaker for the 2015 Institute.

The call for applications to be the ASA sponsored speaker in 2016:

The American Society for Aesthetics seeks applications to serve as a speaker on aesthetics at the 19th Annual Rutgers Summer Institute for Diversity in Philosophy, which will be held July 10-17, 2016. The ASA-sponsored speaker will attend the Institute for two days, give a 2-1/2 hour presentation (including a question and answer period), and take meals with the students. The Institute is a seven-day residential program designed to encourage undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds to consider careers in academic philosophy. About 15-20 students will be in attendance. The speaker will receive a $400 honorarium, plus travel, lodging, and meals at Rutgers.

Applicants to be the ASA speaker must be current members of the ASA. Applicants should send a current CV (or URL of a current CV) and a brief statement (no more than 500 words) of the proposed presentation. These should be sent by e-mail no later than March 8, 2016, to Julie Van Camp, Secretary-Treasurer at secretary-treasurer@aesthetics-online.org. A decision by ASA on finalists is expected no later than March 15. The final speaker selection will be made by the Rutgers program.

The ASA announcement is available here:
http://aesthetics-online.org/news/275176/ASA-sponsored-Speaker-at-Rutgers-Summer-Institute-for-Diversity-in-Philosophy.htm

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