Alumni, Faculty and PhD Students Present at American Society for Aesthetics Annual Meeting

Alumni, Faculty and PhD Students Present at American Society for Aesthetics Annual Meeting

CUNY GC Philosophy was well represented at the this year’s American Society for Aesthetics Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA.

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Pictured above (left to right): Tobyn De Marco, Bill Seeley, Jonathan Kwan, John Dyck, Saul Fisher, Sarah Gohkale, and Javier Gomez-Lavin.

The meeting program included:

Thursday, Nov. 17th

Katherine Tullmann (alumnus, now faculty at Union College): “(Im)moral Learning from Fiction”

John Dyck (PhD student) & Carl Matheson (University of Manitoba): “Articulating a Particularly Artistic Particularism”

Jonathan Gilmore (faculty, CUNY Graduate Center & Baruch College)

Jonathan Kwan (PhD student): “Philosophy Through Ambiguity: Readings of Blade Runner”

Bill Seeley (alumnus, now faculty at University of New Hampshire) and Saul Fisher (alumnus, now at Mercy College), Panelists for “Developmental Aesthetics: Growth of Aesthetic Capacities”

Friday, Nov. 18th

Lauren Alpert (PhD student): “Co-Authorship and the Ontology of Dance Works”

Javier Gomez-Lavin (PhD student): “Video Games as Social Instruments” (in a session chaired by PhD student Sarah Gohkale)

Saturday, Nov. 19th

John Dyck & Sarah Gokhale (PhD students), Panelists for “Junior Scholars: The Future of Aesthetics and the ASA”

Tobyn De Marco (alumnus, now at Bergen Community College), Commentator for Ian Heckman’s “Why Should I see a Performance Live?”

Mary Wiseman (faculty, Brooklyn College and CUNY Graduate Center), Panelist for “Subjects and Embodiment in Japan and China: Aesthetics, Performance and Influences”