The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture
of the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, Florida Atlantic University
presents a two-day international conference  December 4-5, 2008

Bodies in Motion:
Explorations in Perception and Performance

Speakers at Bodies in Motion

Jerold J. Abrams, Creighton University, USA   "Somaesthetics and Posthumanism"
Fuminori Akiba , Nagoya University, Japan   " Aesthetics of “haptica” project"
Prisca Augustyn, Florida Atlantic University, USA   "
Jakob von Uexküll’s Umweltlehre and Biosemiotics"
Daniel Barber , Emory University, USA   "Traces of the Self: Embodied Perception and Studio Practice in Painting, Teaching, and the Interpretation of Aesthetic Experience"
Curtis Carter, Marquette University ,USA  
"Expression, Moving Bodies, and the Eye of the Camera: Rudolf Arnheim, Martha Graham, Barbara Morgan"
Kathleen Coessens, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium   "Artistic performance as expert habitus: situated acts of self-reflective embodied practices"
Galen Cranz, University of California, Berkley , USA  
" Body Conscious Design"
Oliver Feltham , American University of Paris, France   " Can Alain Badiou's phenomenology speak of bodies?"
Stephen M. Fiore , University of Central Florida, USA   " Somatics and Simulation: Bridging the Body and the Brain to Understand Ethics Education"
Barbara Formis, University of Paris 1 - Pantheon-Sorbonne , France   " Re-enacting a mourni ng"
Joan Grassbaugh Forry, Vanderbilt University, USA,   "Mindfulness and Somatic Feminism"

Cressida J. Heyes , University of Alberta, Canada,     "Thinking through the Body: Philosophy And/As Physical Education"
Satoshi Higuchi , Hiroshima University,Japan,    "Archaeology of the Art of Body Movement: Learning from Japanese Ko-bujutsu"
Claudia Kappenberg , University of Brighton , UK,   "Bread Tools and Mittens"
Hans-Peter Krüger , University of Potsdam, Germany,   " The Limits of Personality: Having a body and living the body"
Jennifer Low, Florida Atlantic University, USA   "Geometry, Space, and the Human:   Laszlo Moholy-Nagy Revisits E. T. A. Hoffmann"
Fred Maus, University of Virginia, USA     "Bodily experience in musical performance and listening"
Barbara Montero, The City University of New York, USA   "Does bodily awareness interfere with highly skilled movement?"
Donald J. Morse, Webster University, USA   " The Performance of Thinking "
Eric Mullis, Queens University of Charlotte, USA   " Technology, Dance, and Dance Aesthetics"
Allie Terry, Bowling Green State University, USA   "Criminal Embodiment and the Aesthetic Cultivation of Forgiveness in Florence"

To view the conference flyer click here.

Travel and  Hotel Accommodations

We have arranged a special rate of $74.00 per night at the Fairfield Inn & Suites just mention "Bodies in Motion Conference" when making your reservation. This rate  is  good from 12/01/2008-12/9/2008. Please make your reservations by 11/24/2008 to ensure the special rate.

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