Wednesday, February 15, 2012

"Art and the Mind" Sunday, February 19th at USC

"Art and the Mind: Neuroaesthetics, Phenomenology, and the Experience of Vision"
15th Annual Art History Graduate Student Symposium, University of Southern California, Los Angeles

Sunday, February 19, 2012,9:45am-6:45pm, including breakfast, lunch and an end-of-day reception

The Rosen Family Screening Theater, Tutor Campus Center 227

The goal of this symposium is to investigate the limits and possibilities of a neuroaesthetic approach to works of art and visual material. The symposium organizers look forward to welcoming distinguished keynote speakers, David Freedberg (Columbia, Art History and Italian) and Antonio Damasio (USC, Neuroscience) as well as presentations from six graduate students and emerging scholars.

This event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Art History Department, USC Academy for Polymathic Study, the USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute, Graduate Student Government, History Graduate Student Association,Neuroscience Graduate Forum, the Visual Studies Graduate Certificate,and the Science, Technology, and Society Initiative.

Please RSVP for lunch and direct all inquiries to

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