Phenomenology Symposium, Duquesne University (March 2020)

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The Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center: Prof. Jessica Wiskus & Prof. Tone Roald in a two-day seminar on phenomenology and aesthetics.

38th Annual Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center Symposium
“Experiencing Art: Phenomenology, Impressionism, and Beyond”
Profs. Jessica Wiskus and Tone Roald
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, USA.
12 – 13 March, 2020.

Prof. Wiskus of Duquesne University is a prominent philosopher of art and music with special interests in Merleau-Ponty, Aristotle, and Augustine; and Prof. Roald of the University of Copenhagen is an accomplished psychologist whose research combines empirical-qualitative and theoretical approaches to understanding the experience of art.

Prof. Wiskus will present a seminar on Thursday afternoon at 2 p.m. on “Impressionist Painting and the Temporal Structure of Nostalgia” and Prof. Roald will present a seminar on Friday morning at 10 a.m. on “Aesthetic Experience: Investigations in Phenomenological Psychology”. On Friday afternoon at 2 p.m. Profs. Wiskus and Roald will jointly lead an experiential exercise in phenomenological reflection on paintings by Monet and Cezanne.

All events will be held in the Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center in the Gumberg Library. Attendance is free and registration is appreciated but not required. If you have any question please contact Jeffrey McCurry, Ph.D., Director, Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center, ([email protected]).

Check out the Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center website for more details.