Call for papers on black reconstruction in aesthetics

The journal Debates in Aesthetics, which is now edited by members of the Department of the History of Art, is seeking short papers in response to the article ‘Black Reconstruction in Aesthetics’ by Professor Paul C. Taylor (Vanderbilt University).

Submissions should be up to 3,500 words and need to engage directly with Taylor’s article, a digital proof of which can be downloaded here.

For this issue, the editors and members of the editorial board will award the Debates in Aesthetics Essay Prize to the best paper by a postgraduate student or early-career researcher (within three years of completed PhD). The amount of the prize is £250.

The deadline for submission is 14 January 2019.

Submissions guidelines are available at: