From the sedulous to the surreal in cultural context

Month: June 2015

READ YOUR SENSES

Sensory Issues in the News Fifty Shades of Touch On the blog of Oxford University Press, a cognitive neuroscientist interprets 50 Shades of Grey (both the film and the novel) in terms of the sense of touch: After all, isn’t the novel about the sensual power of touch? How arousing can a light touch on the… Read More ›

The Sensory Historian in the Jungle: An Interview with Adam Mack

  Author Interview Q: Your book, Sensing Chicago, has just been published by the University of Illinois Press, as part of a series, Studies in Sensory History. This isn’t the first time, however, that you’ve published scholarship on the senses. When and how did you get interested in the field of sensory history?   A: I… Read More ›

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