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RECENT LECTURES:

  • “Reflections on the Aesthetics of Violence," Plenary presentation via Skype at the 21st International Congress of Aesthetics "Possible Worlds of Contemporary Aestheitcs: Aesthetics between History, Geography and Media." The University of Belgrade, Serbia, July 22-26, 2019.
  • “Reflections on the Aesthetics of Violence," Keynote via Adobe Connect at the 2019 Graduate Conference "Philosofest: Practical Philsophy & Philosophical Practice," University of Ottawa/St. Paul University, Canada, March 1-3, 2019.
  • “Reflections on the Aesthetics of Violence," Marxist-Socialist Series, Univeristy of Maine, 28 February 2019.
  • “Whose Everyday? On the Cultural Aesthetics of Everyday Life," Panel on Saito, Aesthetics of the Familiar ASA, Toronto, 11 October 2018. Read by Larry Shiner.
  • “Music as a Paradigm of Social Aesthetics," Social Psychology Colloquim, University of São Paolo, São Paolo, Brazil. Lecture via Skype, 27 September 2018.
  • “Objects into Persons: The Way to Social Aesthetics," keynote lecture at conference on Social Aesthetics and the Treatment of Patients, Sigmund Freud University, Vienna, 19 May 2017.
  • “The Case for a Social Aesthetics," keynote address at Seminar of Social Aesthetics: Perspectives on Art and Engagement at University of São Paolo, São Paolo, Brazil. Lecture via Skype, 10 November 2016.


  • RECENT ARTICLES:

  • “Whose Everyday? On the Cultural Aesthetics of Everyday Life," panel on Saito, Aesthetics of the Familiar, ASA, Toronto, 11 October 2018. Read by Larry Shiner.
  • “The Subversion of Beauty," Chinese translation by Zhao Yu, South China Academics (Univeristy of Macau, 2018).
  • “Thoreau's Poetics of Nature," No Beauty, No Peace: Rethinking the Role of Beauty and Immediacy in Ecocritical Criticism, ed. Peter Quigley and Scott Slovik (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2018), pp. 41-50.
  • DOI:10.17613/M6CP3K
  • “Further Ruminations on Music as an Exemplary Art," New Sound, International Journal of Music, Issue 50, (2017), 129-137.
  • DOI:10.17613/M64746R0N
  • “Objects into Persons: The Way to Social Aesthetics,: in Aesthetics Between Art and Society: Perspectives of Arnold Berleant's Postkantian Aesthetics of Engagement, Espes Vol. 6, No. 2 (2017), 9-18.
  • DOI:10.17613/M6MC6S
  • Interview in Rethinking Modernism and the Built Environment, ed. Almantas Samalavicius (Cambridge Scholars Publ., 2017).
  • “Aesthetic Engagement in Video Dance," Engagement: Symposium of Philosophy and Dance, Texas State University San Marcos, Texas 8-10 September 2016. Unpublished.
  • DOI:10.17613/M6R20RW1W
  • Preface to Philosophy of Landscape: To Think, Walk, Build, ed. Adriana Veríssimo Serrão (Leuven University Press), forthcoming.
  • “Some Questions for Ecological Aesthetics," Environmental Philosophy, Spring 2016, 123-135; Chinese trans. by Li Suijie, Dong Yue Tribune, No. 4, 2016.
  • DOI:10.17613/M6GP24
  • “The Co-optation of Sensibility and the Subversion of Beauty," Filozofski vestnik XXXVI/1, 2015 (Ljubljana). Special issue on Everyday Aesthetics, in Slovenian. Also published (in English) in Pragmatism Today, Vol. 6 No. 2 (2015), 38-47. DOI:10.17613/M6BC5X