Conference 2019

Language Aesthetics Expression 2019.jpg

Art, Expression, Aesthetics
Oakham House, 63 Gould Street, Ryerson University

Friday March 22:

2:30 – Thomas Minguy, Memorial University
Disrupting Communication: Language and Art as Acts of
3:30 – Lilli Förster, Goethe University of Frankfurt
Wittgenstein’s Tractatus and Some Problems in Art Theory
4:30 – KeynoteJim Vernon, York University
‘In a Minute I’ll be free’: Phish, Hegel, and the Beautiful Failure
of Aesthetic Emancipation

Dinner: 7:00 at Red’s Tavern (382 Yonge Street)

Saturday, March 23:

9:00 – Dana Doucette, University of Prince Edward
Performative Metaphor and the Narrative Self
10:00 – Xuliean He, University of China & Georgia
State University
Aggressive Readership and Submissive Spectator: A Revision
of Self-Redescription
11:00 – Doron Peisic, Tel-Aviv University
In/Effability in Bhartṛhari’s Metaphysics of Language

12:00- 1:30: Lunch

1:45 – KeynoteBrendan Moran, University of Calgary
Literature as Miscreant Justice: Benjamin, Scholem, Agamben
3:30 – Elizabeth Cantalamessa, University of Miami
Innovative Art and Aesthetic Disagreement
4:30 – KeynoteDon Beith, University of Maine
Merleau-Ponty and Russon on Institution and Multiculturalism

Dinner: 7:00 at Bangkok Garden (18 Elm St)


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