The Sense Matters Working Group, an interdisciplinary working group at the NYU Center for the Humanities dedicated to exploring theories of sensation and materiality, would like to invite you to a lunchtime conversation.
DATE: Friday, February 5, 2016
TIME: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
LOCATION: Room 612 of 721 Broadway (the Performance Studies Studio at Tisch)
We will be joined by Emanuela Bianchi, assistant professor of Comparative Literature at NYU, for an informal conversation on sensation and affect in ancient thought. Lunch will be served. Readings are as follow:
1. "A Queer Feeling for Plato: Corporeal Affects, Philosophical Hermeneutics, and Queer Receptions" by Emanuela Bianchi
2. Introduction, Chapter 2, and Chapter 3 from Synaesthesia and the Ancient Senses edited by Shane Butler and Alex Purves.
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the readings.