Workshop: Art and the Senses

Workshop: Art and the Senses

Saturday 7 October 2006

University of Sheffield



Club 197
Brook Hill,
University of Sheffield

Organisers: Rob Hopkins and Fiona Macpherson
Conference Programme:
10.00 - 11.30 Fiona Macpherson (University of Glasgow)
"Synaesthesia and Art: Scope and Limitations"
11.45 - 1.15 Andrew McGonigal (University of Leeds)
"Art and Discernibility"
1.15 - 2.15 Lunch
2.15 - 3.45 Catharine Abell (University of Manchester/Macquarie University)
"The Perceptuality of Pictures"
4.00 - 5.30 Robert Hopkins (University of Sheffield)
"Sculpture and Visual Perspective"
Registration Attendance is free but if you expect to attend please email Rob Hopkins: stating whether you would also like to attend the dinner that we are organising after the workshop. Lunch will be available for sale on the day in the venue.
Student Bursaries There may be bursaries available to help graduate students with travel and other costs associated with attending the workshop. Please e-mail Rob Hopkins if you would like details.


  • British Society for Aesthetics
  • Department of Philosophy, University of Sheffield
  • Centre for the Study of Perceptual Experience
  • University of Glasgow