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April 26, 2017
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ASA Student Travel Grants to Conference on Race, Art and Aesthetics

The Board of Trustees of the American Society for Aesthetics has approved $7,000 in funding to support the conference on “Exploring Beauty and Truth in World of Color: Race, Art and Aesthetics in the 21st Century.” The conference, organized by … Continue reading

March 22, 2017
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Questioning Aesthetics Symposium: Black Aesthetics

The American Society for Aesthetics is pleased to provide $7500 in partial support of the Questioning Aesthetics Symposium: Black Aesthetics, to be held at Hampshire College, Amherst, MA, March 31-April 1, 2017. Funding is also being provided by Hampshire College, … Continue reading

March 22, 2017
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Ethics and Aesthetics of Stand-up Comedy Conference

  WHEN: 4/5/17-4/8/17 WHERE: Bucknell University CONTACT: Sheila Lintott (sheila.lintott@bucknell.edu) The American Society for Aesthetics has awarded $7,000 in partial support for the Conference on the Ethics and Aesthetics of Stand-Up Comedy at Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, April 5-8, 2017. … Continue reading

February 1, 2017
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ASA to Award Diversity Curriculum Grants

The American Society of Aesthetics is pleased to announce the 2017 competition for Curriculum Diversification Grants.  Up to three grants for up to $5,000 each will be awarded in 2017.  The application deadline is May 1, 2017. Grantees will develop … Continue reading

January 25, 2017
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ASA to Sponsor Aesthetics Speakers at 2017 Diversity Institutes

The Board of Trustees of the American Society for Aesthetics has approved sponsoring aesthetics speakers at three diversity institutes in the summer of 2017: (1) the Summer Program for Women in Philosophy at UC San Diego, June 28-July 8; (2) … Continue reading

January 11, 2017
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New MA in Philosophy & The Arts at the University of Warwick, UK

Applications are now open for an innovative new MA at the University at Warwick allowing students to combine Philosophy with one or more Arts disciplines. Warwick Philosophy operates a rolling admissions process, considering applications as they come in. Early application … Continue reading

November 15, 2016
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ARTISTS RESPOND TO THE 2016 ELECTION RESULTS + AUDEN POEM

Follow these links for some great coverage on how artists are responding to the 2016 election results. Please feel free to share any information about how artists are responding to the election results in the comments below. ArtNet News: Here’s … Continue reading

September 13, 2016
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Walters Awarded British Academy Fellowship

Congratulations to Lee Walters (Southampton) for being awarded a yearlong British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship for his project “The Metaphysics of Repeatable Artworks”. Check out the abstract below – sounds like a great project! (Details of the award here.)

June 22, 2016
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ASA Announces New “Green Membership” option

The American Society for Aesthetics is pleased to announced that the ASA Board of Trustees has unanimously approved adding a “Green Membership” option, commencing on January 1, 2017. The traditional print membership will continue, at the same dues rates in … Continue reading