Monday, 1 October 2012

Lambert Zuidervaart in Langley, BC and St. Louis

Lambert Zuidervaart will give a keynote lecture during the Arts and Ethics conference at Trinity Western University in Langley, BC on October 18. The title for Lambert’s keynote is “Creating a Disturbance: Art, Ethics, and Relational Autonomy.” The lecture elaborates ideas from his recent book Art in Public: Politics, Economics, and a Democratic Culture (Cambridge University Press, 2011). For details about the conference, go to

Lambert Zuidervaart will present a paper in a session on “Art, Religion, and the Sublime” at the annual meeting of the American Society for Aesthetics in St. Louis on October 25. Lambert’s paper discusses Hegel’s understanding of the Old Testament Psalms as “art of the sublime” and explores its relevance for contemporary art, religion, and philosophy. For details about the conference, go to