Sensory studies arises at the conjuncture (and within) the fields of anthropology • sociology • history • archeology • geography • communications • religion • philosophy • literature • art history • museology • film • mixed media • performance • phenomenology • disability • aesthetics • architecture • urbanism • design

Sensory Studies can also be divided along sensory lines into, for example, visual culture, auditory culture (or sound studies), smell culture, taste culture and the culture of touch, not to mention the sixth sense (however it might be defined)

Events of Note

This space is devoted to announcing upcoming conferences, panels, lecture series, exhibitions and other events which explore the cultural life of the senses or history and politics of perception.

2-5 May 2018
Uncommon Senses 2: Art, Technology, Education, Law, Society and Sensory Diversity
CFP: opens 1 September 2017. Staggered deadlines: 15 September-15 October
Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

Uncommon Senses 2 Panel Proposal Form
Uncommon Senses 2 Individual Paper Proposal Form
Uncommon Senses 2 Artwork/Video Proposal Form(details to follow)
Registration Form (opens 1 January 2018)

19 June – 22 June 2017
“The Senses in Everyday Life” at Framing/Reframing: Visual Sociology, Goffman and the Everyday 35th Annual Meeting of the International Visual Sociology Association
Concordia University, Montreal

5 October — 8 October 2016
Engaging the Senses: 48th Annual International Visual Literacy Association Conference
Concordia University, Montreal

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