Posts Tagged ‘aesthetics’

Saito Publishes Across Europe

Yuriko Saito (Professor, History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences) has had her second book, Aesthetics of the Familiar: Everyday Life and World-Making, was published by Oxford University Press. In addition to the Aesthetics of the Familiar Saito was also recently published, Arjen estetiikan vihertyminen, which is the Finnish translation of “The Greening of Everyday Aesthetics” in Vihreä päänsärky! […]

Gaetano-Adi presents at Conferences in Argentina and in Colombia

In May 2016 Paula Gaetano-Adi (Assistant Professor, Experimental and Foundation Studies) presented at two conferences in South America. The first in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Gaetano Adi was invited to speak at the First Conference on Aesthetic and Decolonial Thinking organized by the Universidad Nacional de Avellaneda (UNDAV) and Duke University (Globalization and the Humanities Project). […]

Questioning Aesthetics symposium planned

RISD will be hosting a “Questioning Aesthetics” Symposium next March. A series of symposium on the same theme has taken place and will take place at different schools, inspired by the publication of the second edition of 6 volume Encyclopedia of Aesthetics published by Oxford University Press last summer. The first symposium took place at […]

Saito on everyday aesthetics

A new essay entitled “Everyday Aesthetics in the Japanese Tradition” by Yuriko Saito (Professor, HPSS) is included in the new anthology of everyday aesthetics, Aesthetics of Everyday Life: East and West, ed. by Liu Yuedi and Curtis L. Carter, just published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. In the essay, she argues how cultivation of aesthetic sensibility […]

Saito’s book cited in medical research

A book by Yuriko Saito (Professor, History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences), Everyday Aesthetics (Oxford University Press, 2007), was cited as one of the foundations for research on the aesthetics of hospital environment in the recent article “Aesthetic deprivation in clinical setting.” Published in The Lancet, the world’s leading general medical journal and specialty journals […]