January 19th and 20th, 2012, Dr. Shusterman and the Center for Body, Mind, and Culture hosted a conference at Florida Atlantic University Entitled Mindful Body and Healing in the Arts. Click here for more information.
In November of 2010, Dr. Shusterman was honored with a special award he received from the French government for his international academic achievements in innovative and transcultural research. The Ordre des Palmes Académiques (Order of Academic Palms) is an Order of Chivalry of France to academics and educators. The order was originally created by Napoleon to honor eminent members of the University of Paris.
On April 4, 2009, Dr. Shusterman spoke on "Somaesthetics and Architecture: A Critical Option" as an invited lecturer at the International Bauhaus Colloquium.
Dr. Shusterman has also edited a book on Aesthetic Experience with Adele Tomlin. The book is part of the Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy series and is available through Routledge and Amazon.com.
On February 2, 2006, Dr. Shusterman participated in a panel discussion entitled "Contested Territories: The Art World" along with Arthur Danto and Thierry de Duve at the Tate Museum in London, England
In 2006, Dr. Shusterman participated in Defying the Facts conference.