The Center for Body, Mind, and
of the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, Florida Atlantic University
presents a two-day international conference March 20-21, 2009
Art and Ritual in Asian Cultures Program
Click here for a list of speakers; click on the presentation title to view the abstract.
Friday, March 20, 2009 Session 1 1:00-3:40 Royal Palm Room located on the second floor of the Student Union Building
Welcome- John Pritchett ( University Provost)
Introduction Richard Shusterman ( Florida Atlantic University)
Chair: Kenneth Holloway ( History, Florida Atlantic University)
Kambayashi Tsunemichi, Ritsumeikan University, Japan "The Floral Aesthetics in the Middle Ages of Japan"
Roger Ames, University of Hawaii, USA " Confucian Role Ethics: Family Feeling as the Entry Point for Moral Competence"
Paul Goldin, University of Pennsylvania, USA " Why Mozi Is Included in the Daoist Canon Or, Why There Is More to Mohism Than Utilitarian Ethics"
Friday, March 20, 2009 Session 2 4:30-5:00 Sugar Palm Room located on the second floor of the Student Union Building
Chair: Carol Gould ( Philosophy, Florida Atlantic University)
Tomie Hahn, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA- " Performing Biracial Embodying Ritual"
Saturday, March 21, 2009 Session 1 10:00-12:40 Royal Palm Room located on the second floor of the Student Union Building
Chair: Edward Pratt ( History, Florida Atlantic University)
Michael Fuller, University of California, Irvine " 'I stand alone:' Historical Grounds for the Role of Corporeal Selfhood in the Classical Chinese Poetic Tradition"
Aoki Takao, Hiroshima University, Japan "The Japanese Art of Noh Theater"
Krystyna Wilkoszewska, University of Krakow, Poland "Woman's Body in the Japanese Aesthetics. The transcultural approach."
Saturday, March 21, 2009 Session 2 1:40-3:20 Royal Palm Room located on the second floor of the Student Union Building
Chair: Doug McGetchin ( History, Florida Atlantic University)
Brian J. Bruya, Eastern Michigan University, USA " T he Somatic Arts in China and their Conceptual Basis in Ritual "
Daniel Bass, Lynn University, USA " Dying Traditions and Living Culture in the Up-country of Sri Lanka "