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GERMAN-CFP-L  December 2005

GERMAN-CFP-L December 2005

Subject:

CFP: Representation in Art and Science (UK) (3/1/06; 6/22/06-6/23/06)

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Megan McKinstry <[log in to unmask]>

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German Studies CFP Forum <[log in to unmask]>

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Mon, 19 Dec 2005 18:24:28 -0600

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>From: <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: CFP: Representation in Art and Science (UK) (3/1/06; 6/22/06-6/23/06)
>
>Beyond Mimesis and Nominalism: Representation in Art and Science
>
>Two-day conference in London, 22-23 June 2006
>
>Deadline for Submissions: 1 March 2006
>
>Keynote speakers: Catherine Elgin (Harvard University) and
>James Elkins (School of the Art Institute of
>Chicago/University College Cork, Ireland)
>
>Springer Publishers has shown interest, and by agreement with
>individual authors, the conference organizers will be
>submitting edited versions of selected papers for possible
>publication in Springerĺ─˘s philosophy programme.
>
>Representations play a critical role in both science and art.
>Perceived as different in kind, artistic and scientific
>representations have been studied as objects of distinct
>disciplinary and intellectual traditions. However, recent work
>in both the philosophy of science and studies of the visual
>arts suggests that these apparently different representational
>traditions may be related in challenging and provocative ways.
>ĺ─˙Beyond Mimesis and Nominalism,ĺ─¨ a conference co-sponsored by
>the Courtauld Institute of Art Research Forum, the London
>School of Economics, and the Institute of Philosophy of the
>University of London, seeks to open conversations between and
>beyond these compartmentalized traditions of thinking about
>representation.
>
>According to dominant accounts, scientific representation is
>explained by appeal to mimetic relationships such as
>similarity or formal relations like isomorphism. As these
>views have been subjected to increasing criticisms, recent
>approaches to scientific representation have begun to draw
>upon analogies with artistic representation. Significantly,
>parts of this emergent literature have turned to a
>ĺ─˙nominalistĺ─¨ position, not unlike that advocated by Nelson
>Goodman in his writings on representation in art.
>
>But, a similar turn is already apparent within studies of
>visual art, where scientific representations are increasingly
>integrated into the analysis of art. Like their colleagues in
>the philosophy of science, recent scholars in the visual arts
>have seen Goodmanĺ─˘s work as an important point of engagement.
>His pioneering work on the visual has informed recent efforts
>to expand semantic taxonomies and to analyze the increasing
>field of images that fall outside classification as ĺ─˙art.ĺ─¨ As
>this work has received important contribution from scholars
>concerned with scientific imaging, the project of rethinking
>representation is one of growing general importance to
>art-historical studies, whose interpretative scope has
>expanded dramatically outward in recent decades.
>
>In order to press this emergent interdisciplinary
>conversation, scholars from all disciplines are invited to
>submit papers to this two-day international conference. We
>particularly seek submissions that explore the ĺ─˙howĺ─¨ of
>representationĺ─ţpapers that can enrich our understanding of the
>techniques employed in scientific representation and/or
>address their semantic structures or historical convergences
>with artistic practices - and vice versa. Also especially
>encouraged are papers that critique, historicize or defend the
>conferenceĺ─˘s central terms of mimesis and nominalism, or offer
>approaches to representations that navigate a middle course
>between them.
>
>Please send extended abstracts of up to 1000 words to
>[log in to unmask] by 1 March 2006. Decisions will be
>made by 1 April.
>
>Organisers: Roman Frigg (LSE) and Matthew Hunter (Courtauld
>Institute of Art/University of Chicago)
>
>Programme committee: Peter Ainsworth (LSE), Roman Frigg (LSE),
>Matthew Hunter (Courtauld Institute of Art/University of
>Chicago), Elisabeth Schellekens (King's College London),
>Christine Stevenson (Courtauld Institute of Art), and Sabine
>Wieber (Birkbeck College London)

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