The Five Senses in Medieval and Early Modern Cultures: Literature and Language

The study of the historical and cultural formation of the senses has attracted increasing scholarly interest in recent years. We invite abstracts for 20-minute papers from medievalists and early modernists (in English literary and cultural studies or in linguistics). Topics may include but are not limited to
-sensory environment
-ssensory metaphors
-sensory hierarchies
-sense impairments
-gender and the senses

Papers might explore
-how sensory ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
University of Bern, English Department
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Friday, June 7, 2013 to Saturday, June 8, 2013
Event Location: 
Bern, Switzerland
Abstract due date: 
Friday, February 15, 2013
Categories: 
Interdisciplinary
British
Medieval
Early Modern & Renaissance
Long 18th Century
Romantics
Victorian
20th & 21st Century
Cultural Studies
History
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