CFP: Aesthetics and Politics

Submission deadline: January 2, 2012

Conference date(s):
February 18, 2012

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Conference Venue:

Duquesne University
Duquesne, United States

Topic areas


The Duquesne University Graduate Students invite papers from any period in philosophy, including major figures from Plato to Rancière and also comparative philosophy with an emphasis on Asian philosophical traditions. Topics and themes may include, but are not limited to:

  • the role of work in society
  • histories of art
  • the aestheticization of politics
  • spectatorship and democracy
  • ecology and the environment
  • architecture and philosophy
  • aesthetics and education
  • aesthetic practices and political action
  • sensation and embodiment
  • political commitments in art
  • boundaries between politics and art
  • film and philosophy

Presentations will be 20 minutes (around 3000 words). Papers should be prepared for blind review, with no name or identifying information included in the body of the paper. Please send a separate cover page with your name and contact information. Please send full papers and cover pages to [email protected] Potential presenters must currently be graduate students. The deadline for submissions is January 2nd, 2012.

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