Bodies in Motion
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 mourning"
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.