Monday 5 June – Symposium     10.30am – 5.30pm, followed by symposium reception and dinner

Grimond Lecture Theatre 3


10.30am | Coffee

10.50am | Welcome

11.00am | Session 1Film, Art, and the Third Culture

Catharine Abell (Manchester), Jerrold Levinson (Maryland), Murray Smith (Kent), Dominic Topp (Kent)

1.00pm | Lunch

2.00pm | Session 2Conversations on Art and Aesthetics

Hans Maes (Kent), Derek Matravers (OU), Michael Newall (Kent), Dawn Wilson (Hull)

4.00pm | Coffee

4.30pm | Session 3: Roundtable – Aesthetics Today

5.30pm | Reception

7.00pm | Meet at The Dolphin for Drinks & Dinner


Tuesday 6 June – Workshop     10.00am – 2.30pm

Cornwallis East Seminar Room 2


10.00am | Ryan Doran (Antwerp/Sheffield), ‘Things Rank and Gross in Nature: A Sentimentalist Account of Ugliness’

11.00am | Alaina Schempp (Kent), ‘Aesthetics of Time in the Cinema’

12.00pm | Lunch

1.00pm | Workshop on Publishing with Debates in Aesthetics and Film Studies