I visited The New School for Social Research to talk in a symposium on aesthetics of the so-called third places. The event was organized by Zed Adams from the Philosophy Department and included talks also from Zed and Aaron Meskin from University of Georgia.
Here is the call for papers for 2018 IAA interim meeting conference that is hosted by the Finnish Society of Aesthetics at Aalto University. I am organizing a special session on "Enviromental Aesthetics", see directions for participation below. Looking forward to the event!
CFP, International Assocation for Aesthetics (IAA)
MARGINS, FUTURES AND TASKS OF AESTHETICS July 5–7 2018 | Aalto University | Helsinki/Espoo, Finland
Organizers: International Association for Aesthetics, The Finnish Society of Aesthetics & The Department of Art at Aalto University
Yuriko Saito (Rhode Island School of Design) Elisabetta di Stefano (University of Palermo) Jack Halberstam (Columbia University)
Department Keynotes: Ossi Naukkarinen & Kevin Tavin
Aesthetics is a marginal discipline. We often have to defend its existence in departments, where the main focus is on literature, philosophy or art history. It is not surprising that the margins of aesthetics have not been thoro...Continue reading...
Representing the Finnish Society of Aesthetics, I have the honour of selecting together with Michaela Pastekova from the Slovak Society for Aesthetics the recipient of the Article of the Year Award. The winner is chosen from articles published in the academic field of Aesthetics within the year 2017.
The winner will be announced in the annual winter seminar of the Finnish Society of Aesthetics, taking place with the title "Form" on 1st December at Aalto University's Otaniemi campus (Otakaari 1, Espoo, Lecture hall 2). Warmly welcome to the seminar!
Olen mukana Arelan järjestämässä Helsinki Design Weekin keskustelutilaisuudessa Vaate tilana – Keskustelua pukeutumisesta perjantaina 9.9.2016 klo 18–20 galleria Forum Boxissa. Muut keskustelijat ovat Aino Brandt, Mia Dillemuth ja Sasu Kauppi, moderaattorina toimii Taika Mannila. Tervetuloa kuuntelemaan!