Piet Devos

writer and literary theorist


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

Monday 3 October 2016

(Interview published in Concordia NOW)

After a busy year at Concordia, Piet Devos, a visiting postdoctoral fellow at the Centre for Sensory Studies, is returning home to Belgium.

But before he goes, he’s got a few things left on his to-do list — including participating in two major events.

“It has been a very productive and inspiring period,” says Devos, whose research focuses on both sensory studies and disabled writers.

Other items related to the theme Media:

Beyond disciplines: come to your senses

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?

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.”