An invitation from David Howes
The Centre for Sensory Studies is putting on a major conference this coming May. "Uncommon Senses II: Art, Technology, Education, Law, Society - and Sensory Diversity" its called. Here is a link to the conference website, where you can read up on the theme and peruse the 60+ abstracts that have already been accepted.
Uncommon Senses II Abstracts
Caroline Jones (Architecture, MIT), editor of Sensorium (2006), Experience (2016) and author of The Global Work of Art: World's Fairs, Biennials and the Aesthetics of Experience (2016), among other works, will be giving a keynote address on Thursday May 3 at 6:00 pm.
Two full days of papers, art installations and occasions to delight your senses will follow.
In collaboration with Hexagram, we have reserved up to nine 30-minute spaces (15 minutes for your presentation, 15 minutes for discussion) for Hexagram researchers and students to present their research. This call goes out to those associated with the Performance, Senses and Embodiment axis in particular, but all are welcome to submit. Please respond by February 28, 2018.
50-100 word bio
Title and 150-200 word abstract of paper
We look forward to receiving your abstracts.
Note: The registration fee ($180 regular; $90 students) has been waived for Hexagram members, and the keynote address is free regardless.