The Sydney Society for Literature and Aesthetics will conduct a one day symposium on the aesthetics of love.
The Sydney Society of Literature and Aesthetics is established to promote the study of the arts. It encourages approaches to all art forms from philosophical, psychological, sociological, scientific, historical and/or educational standpoints.
The Sydney Society for Literature and Aesthetics invites you to a fascinating one day symposium on the aesthetics of love.
Date: Friday 2 November 2012.
Where: Lecture room S325
John Woolley Building
University of Sydney
Opening Key Note Address:
Professor Norman Simms (Waikato)
The Dynamics of Creativity, Morality, and Mysticism in Rabbinic Concepts of Love: Iggeret ha-Kodesh (The Sacred Letter)
Other speakers include …
- Professor Ian Weeks (Melb): Love and Beauty
- Dr Jason H Prior (UTS): Acts of love in the cities of man and god: The evolving nature of male love within urban theologies
- Ms Prue Gibson (UNSW): The Mutual and reflective Power of Love for Art
- Dr Alex Norman (Usyd, UWS): Love and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
- Associate Professor Marius Paul O’Shea (Oman): Love Amongst the Symbolistes
- Ms Sarah Balstrup (Usyd): The Origins of Modern Love: Tragedy and Transcendence in Flaubert’s Madam Bovary.
- Dr Christopher Hartney (Usyd): That Love Does Not Exist
- Dr Frances Di Lauro (Usyd): A Little Treasure, A Worldly Man, and Shameful Love in Dante’s Divine Commedia.
- Ms Zoe Alderton: (Usyd) Consuming Blood and Soil: A Discourse of Love and Patriotism in New Zealand.
Cost for day (including lunch, morning/afternoon tea) $40/$25.
For bookings and further enquiries: Christopher Hartney (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Phone (02) 9351 2367.