Conference | Aesthetic Perception & Cognition
Aesthetic Perception and Cognition
20-21 October 2022, Uppsala University
Organizers: Elisabeth Schellekens and Maarten Steenhagen
The event will take place at Uppsala University, in the old University Main Building (Universitetshuset), Lecture Hall IV.
It will also be possible to attend the event via live-stream (Zoom).
Day One, Thursday 20 Ocober
Session 1 (chair: Elisabeth Schellekens)
9:00-9:15 Welcome by Elisabeth Schellekens and Maarten Steenhagen
9:15-10:30 Jason Gaiger, What is a Detail?
10:30-10:45 Coffee break
Session 2 (chair: Irene Martinez Marin)
10:45-11:15 Mark Windsor, Whatever Happened to Aesthetic Experience?
11:15-11:45 Johan Heemskerk, Aesthetic Alchemy: The Construction of Perceptual Features through Aesthetic Experience
11:45-12:15 Discussion panel
12:15-13:45 Lunch break
Session 3 (chair: Nick Wiltsher)
13:45-14:15 Vanessa Brassey, The Mediating Pictorial Narrator
14:15-14:45 Alberto Voltolini, Perceiving Aesthetic Properties
14:45-15:15 Discussion panel
15:15-15:30 Coffee break
Session 4 (chair: Jeremy Page)
15:30-16:00 Dustin Stokes, Taste as perceptual expertise
16:00-16:30 Iris Vidmar Jovanović, Curiosity, cognition and aesthetic experience
16:30-17:00 Discussion panel
Day Two, Friday 21 October
Session 5 (chair: Maarten Steenhagen)
9:00-10:15 Maria José Alcaraz, Aesthetic Reasons Reconsidered
10:15-10:30 Coffee break
Session 6 (chair: Mikael Pettersson)
10:30-11:00 James Hutton, Fictional Aesthetics, Mathematical Aesthetics, and Perceptualism about Emotion
11:00-11:30 Colette Olive, More Than Metaphor: The Affective and Cognitive Dimension of Aesthetic Experience
11:30-12:00 Discussion panel
12:00-14:00 Lunch break
Session 7 (chair: Rebecca Wallbank)
14:00-14:30 Max Minden Ribeiro, Affective to its bones:Integrating the objective and aesthetic in perceptual experience and beyond
14:30-15:00 Harry Drummond, The Artworld as a Cognitive Institution
15:00-15:30 Discussion panel
15:30-15:45 Coffee break
Session 8 (chair: Andrew Reisner)
15:45-17:00 Derek Matravers, Does the perception of aesthetic properties require the exercise of taste?
Digital moderator for both days: Maarten Steenhagen
Registration for the conference is free. Please fill out the registration form to confirm your attendance.
If you have any questions about attending the conference, please send an email to Maarten Steenhagen (firstname.lastname@example.org).