Uncommon Senses III: The Future of the Senses will be taking place May 1–4 2020 at Concordia. Submissions are invited from scholars across the social sciences, humanities and arts interested in exploring the future of the senses in a changing world.
The call for proposals closes on December 15.
Proposals will be peer-reviewed and decisions rendered in late December 2019.
◼ Engaging the senses through design
◼ Multiple modalities of multi- and
◼ Coming to be of the sensor society
◼ Rise of sensory politics, and
◼ Sensory challenges of climate change
Other themes include (but are not limited to):
◼ Sense-based research methods (sensory
ethnography, sensory cartography)
◼ Multisensory education
◼ Sensory alterity (including Critical Disability
◼ The urban sensorium (including “smart”
◼ Sentient ecologies