This Friday and Saturday: “Questioning Aesthetics” at Pratt Institute, presented by the Visual & Critical Studies program


This Friday and Saturday (September 19-20), Pratt Institute will host the two-day symposium “Questioning Aesthetics” in partnership with SVA’s Art History and Visual & Critical Studies programs. The SVA events calendar contains the following information about the event:

A two-day symposium exploring new transdisciplinary research in aesthetics and celebrating the launch of the six-volume Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, second edition (Oxford University Press). Presented by SVA Art History and BFA Visual and Critical Studies in partnership with the Office of the Provost, the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Department of Social Science and Cultural Studies at Pratt Institute; The Center for Jazz Studies and The Edwin H. Case Chair in American Music at Columbia University; and Oxford University Press.

During the symposium, VCS department chair Tom Huhn will participate in the panel discussion “Participatory Aesthetics, Art, and Social Practice” on Saturday the 20th from 9:30 to 11:30 am, along with chair Catherine Soussloff (University of British Columbia) and panelists Michael Kelly (UNC Charlotte) and Mel Chin (North Carolina).

You can find a complete schedule of the symposium’s events at the Pratt Institute website.

“Questioning Aesthetics” takes place this Friday, September 19th and Saturday, September 20th in Room 307 of the Engineering Building at Pratt institute, located at 200 Willoughby Avenue in Brooklyn, New York (click here for a map and directions)

Visual & Critical Studies