JPIC 2017 Speakers

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University Of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
University of Hawaiʻi System motto: Malinda aʻe o nā lāhui a pau ke ola ke kanaka. ("Above all nations is humanity.") Returning from JPIC 2017, at JPIC 2019, Dr. Steve Odin,…
Ohio State University
Ohio State University/Philosophy Department/350/University Hall/Columbus, Ohio 43210 As Saturday night's keynote speaker (7:00 pm-8:30 pm), philosopher Dr. Robert Kraut from Ohio State University presents “The Epistemology of Jazz Performance: Testimony, Objectivity,…
Director of Jazz Studies, Cal Poly
"When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” (Yogi Berra, New York Yankees/catcher, 1925-2015) Returning from JPIC 2017 where he was opening keynote speaker is Dr. Paul Rinzler,…
New Centre for Research & Practice
"Don't play the music, let the music play you." Sonny Rollins (b. 1930), jazz saxophonist At JPIC 2017, Dr. Martin E. Rosenberg, Research Associate with The New Centre for Research and…
Philosopher, Trinity University
On Saturday morning philosopher Andrew Kania from Trinity University in San Antonio, TX, addresses ontological questions in the philosophy of jazz. Andrew Kania’s principal research is in the philosophy of…
Philosopher, University of Victoria
"The wise in every age conclude, What Pyrrho taught and Hume renewed, That dogmatists are fools." Thomas Blacklock, Scottish poet, (1721-91) Dr. James O. Young, philosopher at the University of…
Philosopher, Director of Institute for Public Life of Arts & Ideas
"There is a curious yet enormously fruitful duality in the way that improvisation plays on our expectations and perspectives." Tracey Nicholls, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Lewis University "Improvisation implies a…