Winter 2018 International Conference

"Somaesthetics and Chinese Culture"

December 14-15, 2018

The Center for Somaesthetics of East China Normal University (Shanghai) and the Center for Body, Mind, and Culture of Florida Atlantic University (Boca Raton) invite submissions for a conference on Somaesthetics and Chinese Culture. The conference will take place at the E.C.N.U. campus in Shanghai on the dates of December 14-15, 2018.  Possible paper topics include not only somaesthetic theories and practices of classical and contemporary Chinese culture, but also the influence of Chinese philosophy and culture on the somaesthetic theories and practices in other Asian and Western cultures. 

Scholars interested in presenting a paper at the conference should submit an abstract of approximately three hundred words.

Proposals in Chinese should be sent to Professor Wang Feng,;  proposals in English should be sent to

Proposals should be submitted before August 1, 2018.

December 15, 2018

Dr. Shusterman lectured on "Somaesthetics: Retrospect and Prospect" at the conference “Somaesthetics and Chinese Culture” at East China Normal University (Shanghai), on December 15, 2018. For more information click here.

For a mention of this conference in FAU's Research Weekly newsletter, click here.  For a report of the conference, click here.