Uncommon Senses: Program
April 27, Thursday, 8:30-9:45
Conference Welcome and Introduction
Cyberspace Smelly? The Aroma of Virtualities"
Anthropology of the Senses I: Material Culture
Sensible Power of Images"
Relations, or the Life of the Senses in Society: Melanesian Case
Incense and Sticky Foods: The House as a Multisensory Medium in the
Smells: Virtual Womb"
Aesthetics in the Era of Cyber-Capitalism"
of Touch: Tactile Sensation in a Digital World"
Sensory Envelope of Information Events Generated Between Archaic and
Engendering the Senses: Feminism and the Body
Causes a Stink but Does it Smell? Contemporary Art, the Senses and
Masters of Modern Art: Aging, Suffering and the Economy of
Soft Touch: Women Designers of Deco"
Sense of Extravagance: Margaret Macdonald's Gesso Panels"
the Gaze: Craft Objects in Gallery Spaces"
the Museum: The Tactility of the Eye and the Visibility of Touch"
Exchanges and Twitching Automata"
Furnace: Analysis of an Interactive Digital Installation"
Senses of Space I
of Sensation: Fragmentary Maps of Contemporary Architecture"
Up the Window (And Get Some Air Into This Room)"
as a Way to Understanding Environments, and as Multimedia
Pleasures and Aesthetic Aspirations: Beds, Baths and Martha
Anthropology of the Senses II: States of Perception
Anthropology and the Study of the Senses of the 'Primitive'"
a Cultural Psychology of the Senses: Notes on an Anlo-Ewe Theory of
Listening within Contemporary Islamic Egypt"
Intrinsic Relationship Between Sound and Image"
Transference of Absence: Imprint and Imprimatur"
of Connection: Touching Art"
Popular Culture: Affects and Effects
the Note': Mapping Time in the Gangsta Film"
Pixel Chef: PBS Television Cooking Shows and the Human Sensorium"
Fantasy of Weightlessness"
Senses of Space II
Touching and Smelling Art in Special Seclusion Spaces"
Sensing the Sacred
Attentiveness: Charismatic Christians and the Indeterminacy of
and the 'Lower' Senses"
Sound: The Embodiment of the Goddess in the Srividya Tradition"
and Bells: The Use of the Senses and the Burning of Substances in
April 28, Friday, 9:00-10:45
Heresies: The King Lives (Virtually)"
Meaning and the Augmented Body: The Future of the Human"
Sensory Concurrence and New Technologies"
débat interdisciplinaire sur la surdité"
culture sourde: Plus qu'une adaptation à la perte auditive"
Senses and Deafness: A New Paradigm"
and Sign Language in a Yucatec Maya Community"
Sensory Subversion of Reading"
Ideal Harmony: Experiencing Artists' Books as Visual
Tactility of Language"
Pleasures of the Library"
Experiencing the Atmosphere
notion d'atmosphère dans la relation soignant-soigné. Approche
Sensorial Strategies in Art History
Not Touch: The Modernist Repression of the Tactile and its Return as
Duchamp's Sensory Language: A New Interpretation of Ready-Mades"
Blood: Harsh Life in a Scene from Ron Athey's Performance"
the Event: 'Spaces of Affect' and the Cajun Dance Arena"
Wonka Bars to Cheesy Poofs: The Taste(s) of Popular Cinema"
Body of the Audience: Marketing to the Entire Body in Movie-Going"
Cuts and Caresses: The Body in Pleasure and Pain
Flanagan on Pain Management: 'Alligator Clips on My Dick, Demoral on
Other Concern than Maternal Caresses': Depicted and Factural Gestures
Reincarnation of St. Orlan, or the Artist as Charlatan"
World of Sense: Helen Keller Represents Blind-Deaf Experience"
French and Americans Look at Helen Keller"
Keller and the Senses of Justice"
Philosophical Aesthetics: Sensorial Investigations
of the Body in Diderot's Aesthetics"
Materiality and the History of the Senses"
an Experimental Philosophy of the Senses: Condillac's Sensitive Statue
Un-Savoury Aesthetics: The Case of the Still Life"
A Sensory Primer
and the Categorization of the Senses"
the Earlobe to the Doorpost"
that We Sense"
Writing the Senses
the Steel Internet: Graffiti Writers Turning to Freight Trains to
Smell of the Father: Elaine Kraf's Find Him! and the Disassembly of
on the Body, Written by the Senses"
the Screen: Possibilities for Performing Letterforms"
Parable of the Cave (Blind Version)"
Futurist Sensorium and the Cultural Politics of the Senses"
Navajo Philosophy of Color"
Sonic Poesis of Place and Persona in the Andes"
Painting to Power: The Artwork of Louis Karoniaktajeh Hall
Shifting Relationships Between Gaze and Image: The Cashinahua Indians
Dancer's Kinaesthetic Sense: Touching from the Inside"
Creative Meeting: A Theoretical and Practico-Aesthetic Study of the
Consciousness of the Body in the Act, Time and Space of a Drawing"
Critiques of Ocularcentrism
Eye of the Flesh: Sight and Embodiment in the Middle Ages"
Vision: Sensory Engagements and Disengagements among Nepal's
to Our Senses: De-scribing Law through Digital Technology"
Feminist Aesthetic Practices
Matter of Paint: the Embodied Subject of Aesthetics"
Identity Otherwise: Moving through the Latticework of Mary
Adventures in Aesthetics: The Art of Helen Chadwick"
Making Sense of Texts
Perception and Metaphor in Seventeenth-Century Sectarian
Fantastic Mutation of Normal Reality: Sensory Experience in Death in
Ludicrous Lushness': Sensory Excess and the Body in Process in the
on Poetry: Gardens and Cultural Regimes"
Schechner, New York University
April 29, Saturday, 9:00-10:45
Aurality in the Context of John Cage's Roaratorio: An Irish
Vocis: Somatic Winds"
Did Van Gogh Hear? Wagner, Vibrations and Voices"
Loud is My Voice? Contemporary Artists Practising Silence"
Cultural Histories of the Senses I
Sensations: Sense and Sensibility in the Masochism of Saint Catherine
Performances: The Soul's Sensuous Body in Medieval Mystical
Phenomena and Experience in the Early Medieval Other World"
Speaking Through the Body: The Experiential and Discursive Female
Feeling Difference: The Sensory Politics of Alterity
of the Body: Native, Women, Artists"
Black Venus: Viscerality in Representation"
Perfectly Spaced-Out Nation"
Capital: The Contradictory Desires of (un)Common Sense"
the Glass Brightly: Synaesthesia and the Arts"
Private Life of the Senses: Synaesthesia, Eidetic Imagery and the
la médecine à l'art: applications de la synethésie chez Paul Fort,
Synaesthesia: Embodying Critical and Aesthetic Discourse in
and the Production of Pleasure: Melbourne's Queen Victoria Markets"
and Technology: Count Rumford's 'Red Hot Monsters' and 'Metaphysical
and Beaujolais: John Dewey's Gustatory Aesthetic"
Taste: France and the Commitment to Terroir"
Influence of Technology on Music"
Out Richard: Henry Irving and the Shakespearean Soundscape"
the Edge of Hearing: The Third Ear and the Performance of Difference"
Farinelli and the Cult of the Hybrid Voice"
Cultural Histories of the Senses II
Epistemology of the Senses in New World Historiography"
and Vividness in the Italian Renaissance"
Five Senses at the Vatican Library"
Disability and Technology: Reconfiguring the Senses
Art-Making Experiences For Children with Disabilities"
Blending of Social Identity and Mobility Devices in Blind People"
Through Clay: Therapeutic Modelling and Ceramics in Two
Advertisement: Re-organizing the Senses and Re-constituting a
Bonheur de femmes/The Scent of a Woman"
and Sensory Difference in Sacher-Masochs' Venus in Furs"
Fabulous Forever: Hyperaesthesia, Memory and Mundanity in Some
The Tactility of Vision: Readings in Photography, Film and Video
History, Sexuality: Peggy Ahwesh's The Color of Love and the
Re-reading Phenomenological Suppositions in Classical Film
Spectatorship: Links Between Early Film Theory and Video Art"
with Cake: A Series of Artist Projects"
Kitchen: Sharing Sense in Restaurant Work"
Sense of Food"
for Thought: Representation, Eating and the Imaginary Self"
the Purity of the White Cube"
l'absorption des drogues par la bouche, le nez et la peau"
Haptephobic Self: Senses Gone Awry"
of the Senses and Immortality of the Love Object:
to the Interface"
From the Tactile to the Embrace
Embrace: Encounters of the Ethical Kind"
Sense: Merleau-Ponty's Vision"
Vision and the Intuition of Time"
Sense of Stelarc"
Forgotten Sense -- Proprioception"
Footprints: Imprints of Psychic Exchange"
Isolation to Reintegration: The Adoption of Different Sensory Codes"
to Intelligence: Jean-Marc Gaspard Itard Teaches the Wild Boy of
Sociology of the Senses
and the Senses: Suggestions for a Theoretical and
Perception of Deception"
to Imperfection: Consequences of Olfactory Depletion"
The "Total Artwork" (Gesamtkunstwerk)
of the Machine Age: A Genealogy of Multimedia through
et art contemporain"
Senses: Language, Ocularcentrism and the Recovery of the Human
Sensory Experience: The Organic School of the Russian