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ASA Curriculum Diversification Grants Announced for 2016

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The American Society for Aesthetics is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Curriculum Diversification Grant competition:
  • Meilin Chinn, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Santa Clara University.
    Project title: Asian Aesthetics.
  •  Hans Maes, Senior Lecturer, History and Philosophy of Art, and Director,
    Aesthetics Research Centre, University of Kent (UK). Project title: The
    Aesthetics of Portraiture.
  • Mariana Ortega, Professor of Philosophy, John Carroll University. Project
    title: Aesthetic Othering—The Case of Photographic Representation.
Each will receive a grant of $5,000 to prepare the proposed diversity curriculum. These will be posted on the ASA web site in September 2016. This is a project of the ASA Diversity Committee, chaired by A.W. Eaton.
To see the final curricula of the 2015 winners, click here.
The ASA has a three-year commitment to this project. Three more awards will be made in 2017. Guidelines will be available in the spring of 2017.

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