“QUESTIONING AESTHETICS”: A SYMPOSIUM - Pratt Institute

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“QUESTIONING AESTHETICS”: A SYMPOSIUM
Friday-Saturday, September 19-20, 2014
Pratt Institute
Engineering 307
The symposium is free and open to the public.


Generously co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost, the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Department of Social Science and Cultural Studies at Pratt Institute, The School of Visual Arts, The Center for Jazz Studies at Columbia University, The Edwin H. Case Chair in American Music at Columbia University, and Oxford University Press.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
9:30 AM-11:30 AM  
“Conceptualism, Conceptual Art, & Aesthetics”
Chair: Edward Dimendberg (UC Irvine)
Jacob Stewart-Halevy (Yale), Eve Meltzer (NYU), Jorge Otero-Pailos (Columbia)

1:00 PM-3:00 PM
“Aesthetic Computing, Digitization, & Data Visualization”
Chair: Daniel Herwitz (Michigan)
Christiane Paul (Whitney Museum), Boris Groys (NYU), Amber Frid-Jimenez (Emily Carr, Carr), Christopher Sula (Pratt)

3:30 PM-5:30 PM    
“Decolonizing Aesthetics, Migratory Aesthetics, & Diaspora Criticism”
Chair: Gregg Horowitz (Pratt)
Miguel Rojas-Sotelo (Duke), Chika Okeke-Agulu (Princeton), Karen Lang (Warwick), Brent Hayes Edwards (Columbia)
    
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
9:30 AM-11:30 AM 
“Participatory Aesthetics, Art, & Social Practice”
Chair: Catherine Soussloff (University of British Columbia)
Tom Huhn (SVA), Michael Kelly (UNC Charlotte), Mel Chin (North Carolina)

1:00 PM-3:00 PM   
“Race, Art, & Aesthetics”
Chair: Whitney Davis (Berkeley)
Souleymane Bachir Diagne (Columbia), Monique Roelofs (Hampshire College), Paul Taylor (Penn State)

3:30 PM-5:30 PM  
“Improvisation, Embodiment, & Experimental Art”
Chair: George Lewis (Columbia)
Eva Diaz (Pratt), Carrie Noland (UC Irvine/Clark), Lydia Goehr (Columbia), Brian Kane (Yale)



For more information, please contact

Gregg Horowitz
Chair, Department of Social Science and Cultural Studies, Pratt Institute, 

Michael Kelly
Professor of Philosophy, 
University of North Carolina-Charlotte, 



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