American Society for Aesthetics, Rocky Mountain Division
Santa Fe, NM, July 1999
CALL FOR PAPERS American Society for Aesthetics Rocky Mountain Division Annual Meeting, July 9-11, 1999 St. John's College Santa Fe, New Mexico We welcome critical papers from all fields on any topic pertaining to the history or application of aesthetic understanding, including, but not limited to, discussions pursuing interdisciplinary or intercultural approaches or emphasizing the natural or cultural character of the American Southwest. Papers may include discussions of multiculturalism and aesthetics, historical and/or contemporary philosophical perspectives, approaches to the arts (including painting, sculpture, architecture, dance, music, etc.), aesthetics and literature, literary theory, aesthetics and science, etc.. Papers for twenty-minute presentations accepted for review. Deadline: May 15th, 1999. Send submissions to: Donald Driscoll Philosophy Department University of Southern Colorado Pueblo, CO 81001 USA +1-(719) 549-2800 (fax: +1-719 549-2708) For inquiries and other correspondence: Manuel M. Davenport Department of Philosophy Texas A&M University College Station TX 77843 USA +1-(409) 845-5624 (M-Davenport@Philosophy.Tamu.Edu) Santa Fe Founded by the Spanish in 1610 on the ancient ruins of a Tewa Indian pueblo, Santa Fe's 300 year history is rich with cultural and artistic diversity and depth. At the base of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, today Santa Fe represents the heart of a beautiful high desert region that still reflects the spirit animating Native American and Hispanic life, as well as the work of such writers and artists as Willa Cather, D. H. Lawrence, Mary Austin, and Georgia O'Keefe. Of special interest in Santa Fe is the Santa Fe Opera, and reservations should be made as soon as possible through the Opera Box Office, +1-(505) 982-3855. In addition, visitors to Santa Fe will enjoy the Fine Art Museum, the Palace of the Governors, as well as the spectacular "High Road to Taos" and the many occupied Indian pueblos and Anasazi archaeological sites within a short distance of the city. Santa Fe is well known for its thriving gallery community and its fine New Mexican cuisine. Santa Fe is 60 miles by car from a major airport at Albuquerque, and connecting flights are available. At 7000 feet, summer temperatures in Santa Fe are generally moderate.