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Montreal “Reflections on Art and Aesthetics” Workshop – David Davies + Upcoming schedule

November 6, 2008 Leave a comment Go to comments

The Montreal “Reflections on Art and Aesthetics”  Workshop presents:
David Davies (Philosophy, McGill University)
On the Very Idea of  “Outsider Art”
Thursday, November 13, 2008, 8 pm
Room 404, Thompson House, 3650, McTavish, Montréal

The Montréal’s Reflections on Art and Aesthetics Workshop  (MRAAW) aims at bringing together those who share an interest for questions regarding art and aesthetics. Whether  it  is a matter of reflecting on artistic practices, art history, or  the experiences  that artworks elicit,  the MRAAW  is a  special  forum where researchers from various fields are given the chance to share the state of their research with other members of Montréal’s academic community. The heart of MRAAW’s activities consists of meetings held approximately every month. Each meeting comprises a 30 to 60 minute presentation held in French or English, followed by an hour of discussion. The texts of the presentations are made available at least one week in advance. Extraordinary meetings will also take place that will feature guest speakers from outside Québec.

Upcoming Events

November 27 ::: Daniel Dumouchel (Philosophie, Université de Montréal)
January 15 ::: Marc Djaballah (Philosophie, UQAM)
February 12 ::: Olivier Asselin (Histoire de l’art, Université de Montréal)
February 26 ::: Margaret Hodges (Women Studies, Concordia)
March 12 ::: Special Event (tba)
March 26 ::: Iain Macdonald (Philosophie, Université de Montréal)
April 9 ::: Justin Smith (Philosophy, Concordia)
For more information or to obtain a copy of the text of the presentation: olivier.mathieu@mail.mcgill.ca

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