may, 2018

02may(may 2)15:0003(may 3)18:00Uncommon Senses II Plenary Address: Sensing Symbiontics, Or, Being With Archaeo-Bacteria

Event Details

Caroline A. Jones is a Professor of Art History in the Architecture Department at MIT. She is the editor of Sensorium: Embodied Experience, Technology, and Contemporary Art (2006), co-editor of Experience: Culture, Cognition and the Common Sense (2016) and the author of The Global Work Of Art: World’s Fairs, Biennials and the Aesthetics of Experience (2016), among other works.

The Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Society and Culture in collaboration with Hexagram and as part of the Uncommon Senses II conference is pleased to present a public lecture by Caroline Jones on Thursday May 3, 2018 starting at 18:00 in the EV building, room EV 1.605. The talk is called “Sensing Symbiontics, Or, Being with Archaeo-Bacteria”

Professor Jones will be leading a graduate seminar the previous day, Wednesday, May 2, starting at 15:00 in the Milieux Seminar Room, EV.11.705. It is entitled “Invisibilities, Or How Not to See the Anthropocene.” You need to sign up for the seminar, mainly in order to receive the two papers that are being circulated in advance. (Faculty are invited too). You can sign up by following this link to Hexagram site.

There you will also be able to read the abstracts for the public lecture and grad seminar. The grad seminar is an extraordinary opportunity you wont want to miss.  It will be followed by a reception titled “A Feast for the Senses” that should prove no less sensational. Admission is free.

To find out more about the Uncommon Senses II conference, which runs from 3-5 May, please see the website


2 (Wednesday) 15:00 - 3 (Thursday) 18:00


EV building, room EV 1.605 and room 11.705 (Milieux Seminar Room)

Concordia University