Stanley Cavell's Aesthetics

March 2-4, 2012

Stanley Cavell's Aesthetics, a conference at the University of Chicago will take place in Stuart and Harper Hall (on Friday, March 2nd) and in the Franke Institute Humanities Center at the Regenstein Library Building (Saturday and Sunday, March 3-4). For more details, including a detailed program and list of readings, please log on to our website:

The conference will have a workshop format: all papers will be distributed in advance on our website and the conference itself will consist entirely of discussion of the work of our primary participants. One session will be devoted to each paper. Each session will begin with some opening remarks by the author of the paper immediately followed by an open discussion.

Our Primary Participants are: Sarah Beckwith (Duke), Michael Fried (Johns Hopkins), Arata Hamawaki (Auburn), Andrew Klevan (Oxford), Toril Moi (Duke University), Richard Moran (Harvard), Yi-Ping Ong (Johns Hopkins), Robert Pippin (Chicago). 

The conference is jointly sponsored by The Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung, The Franke Institute for the Humanities, The Center for Interdisciplinary Research on German Literature and Culture and The Department of Philosophy.

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