Friday, April 26th 2013 - Coffee served at 8:30am
The Tangible: A One-Day Graduate Conference of the Dept. of Art History and Communication Studies
The graduate students fo McGill University's Department of Art History and Communications Studies are pleased to invite you for a one-day graduate student conference. Speakers from a diverse range of fields will gather to share their research and debate the affective, material and phenomenological stakes of tangibility. From the sensory to the technological and the scientific to the emotive, this discussion will span many histories, methods, and meanings of the tangible. Please join us for this exciting interdisciplinary encounter between varied modes of touching, perceiving and understanding.
Keynote Lecture by Constance Classen
"The Medium is the Massage: Digital Media, Virtual Tactilites and Sensorial Ideologies"
5:30pm (Arts W-215)