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About our Keynotes

Andrew Klevan is Associate Professor in Film Studies in the Faculty of English at the University of Oxford. Klevan’s work focuses on film criticism; aesthetics, especially evaluative aesthetics; philosophy of criticism; film interpretation; the close analysis of film style; film performance; film and pedagogy. His publications include: Aesthetic Evaluation and Film (Manchester University Press, forthcoming August 2018); Barbara Stanwyck (BFI, Palgrave 2013); Film Performance: From Achievement to Appreciation (Wallflower Press/ Columbia University Press, 2005); and Disclosure of the Everyday: Undramatic Achievement in Narrative Film (Flicks Books, 2000).

Toril Moi (Duke University, USA) is James B. Duke Professor of Literature and Romance Studies, and Professor of English, and Theater Studies at Duke University. She is Director of the Center for Philosophy, Arts, and Literature (PAL) at Duke. Her most recent monograph is Revolution of the Ordinary: Literary Studies after Wittgenstein, Austin, and Cavell (Chicago University Press, 2017). Moi’s main lines of interests are feminism, literary theory, ordinary language philosophy and literature. Some of her previous publications are Sexual/Textual Politics: Feminist Literary Theory (1985); Gender and the Body: The Student Edition of What Is a Woman (2005); Simone de Beauvoir: The Making of an Intellectual Woman (2nd edition 2008); Henrik Ibsen and the Birth of Modernism won the MLA’s award for best book in comparative literary studies for (2007).

Dawn. M Wilson (University of Hull, UK) is a Lecturer in Philosophy at Hull. Wilson collaborates with interdisciplinary and international research networks on projects dedicated to photography, art, perception, image-theory, and cultural conservation. She is a member of the scientific committee for the Groupement de Recherche International project, Photographs: Perception and Changes. Currently her research includes comparing photography with music and working on the topics of time, visibility, portraiture and artistic practice. She has published on aesthetics, causation and mind-independence. Her publications on Wittgenstein’s philosophy include articles on logical analysis, clarity, and the conservation of Wittgenstein’s House in Skjolden.