Piet Devos

writer and literary theorist


Beyond disciplines: come to your senses

Monday 28 November 2016

(Podcast released by Concordia University, Montreal)

How do we use our senses in everyday life? How do people with disabilities experience the sensory world? Join us on this episode of Beyond Disciplines for an immersive sensory exploration and discussion that will challenge the way you think of your senses.

Featuring interviews with the following researchers at Concordia University:
-Claudine Gauthier (Department of Physics)
-Piet Davos (visiting postdoctoral Fellow, Centre for Sensory Studies)
-Owen Chapman (Department of Communication Studies; Mobile Media Lab)
-Jill Didur (Department of English)

Hosted by Danica Evering, and produced by Aaron Lakoff and Simone Lucas.

Beyond Disciplines is a podcast of the Faculty of Arts and Science at Concordia University in Montreal.

Other items related to the theme Media:

‘Productive and inspiring’: Piet Devos bids adieu to Concordia’s Centre for Sensory Studies

03 October 2016
(Interview published in Concordia NOW) The visiting postdoctoral fellow tackles visualist thinking in two final events coordinated by the Centre for Sensory Studies.

Senses and (dis)ability: a creative reorganization

02 December 2015
(Interview published in Concordia NOW) On December 11, Concordia postdoctoral fellow Piet Devos will discuss his research at a public seminar.

Re-imagining perception from a disabled perspective

20 November 2014
(TEDx talk Stadsschouwburg, Groningen) “How is it possible that braille is completely white when printed, when the description can be so extremely colorful? Literature of any kind can create such a vivid picture and might also reactive earlier memories.”