Art & Ritual In Asian Cultures

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 March 20-21, 2009

Art and Ritual in Asian Cultures

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Speakers at Art and Ritual in Asian Cultures

Roger Ames, University of Hawaii, USA - "Confucian Role Ethics: Family Feeling as the Entry Point for Moral Competence"

Aoki, Takao, Hiroshima University, Japan - "The Japanese Art of Noh Theater"

Daniel Bass, Lynn University, USA - "Dying Traditions and Living Culture in the Up-country of Sri Lanka"

Brian J. Bruya, Eastern Michigan University, USA - "The Somatic Arts in China and their Conceptual Basis in Ritual"

Michael Fuller, University of California, Irvine - "'I stand alone:' Historical Grounds for the Role of Corporeal Selfhood in the Classical Chinese Poetic Tradition"

Paul Goldin, University of Pennsylvania, USA - "Why Mozi Is Included in the Daoist Canon Or, Why There Is More to Mohism Than Utilitarian Ethics"

Tomie Hahn, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA - "Performing Biracial - Embodying Ritual"

Kambayashi, Tsunemichi, Ritsumeikan University, Japan - "The Floral Aesthetics in the Middle Ages of Japan"

Krystyna Wilkoszewska, University of Krakow, Poland - "Woman's Body in the Japanese Aesthetics. The transcultural approach."

Travel and Hotel Accommodations

We have arranged a special rate of $129.00 per night at the Fairfield Inn & Suites just mention "FAU Asian Arts & Ritual" or group code FAR when making your reservation. This rate isgood from 3/17/2009-3/23/2009. Please make your reservations before 2/20/2009 to guarantee a room at this price.