Upcoming Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

“The Senses in Everyday Life” at
Framing/Reframing: Visual Sociology, Goffman and the Everyday
35th Annual Meeting of the International Visual Sociology Association

When: 19-22 June 2017
Where: Concordia University, Montreal

PAST EVENTS

Les rapports enter le Droit et la musique
Speaker: Norbert Rouland
When: 3 February 2017, 2:00 – 3:30pm
Where: Room H-1124, Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. (Metro Guy-Concordia)

CREE WAYS OF KNOWING (NEHIYO ITÂPISINOWIN): Indigenizing University Education
Speaker: Joseph Naytowhow
When: 2 November 2016, 2:00 – 4:00pm
Where: Room H-763, Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. (Metro Guy-Concordia)

Seminar with Joseph Naytowhow
When: 3 November 2016, 10:00am
Where: Room EV 11.705 (Milieux Resource Centre), 1515 Ste-Catherine Street West (Metro Guy-Concordia)

The Sensory Studies Research Seminar Series
Life of the Senses at International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF), Paris
Speaker: Fiona Carlston
When: 21 October 2016, 1:00 – 2:30pm
Where: Room H-1120, Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. (Metro Guy-Concordia)

Beyond Disciplines
Come to your senses: Sensescapes in research and in life
When: 20 October 2016, 5:00 – 7:00pm
Where: EV Building, Room EV 2. 260, 1515 Ste Catherine Street West, (Engineering side)

Engaging the Senses: The 48th Annual International Visual Literacy Association Conference
When: 5-8 October 2016
Where: Concordia University, Montreal

Chris Salter: Haptic Field
When: 9 July – 4 September 2016
Where: Chronus Art Center, Shanghai, China

The Spring Semester Sensory Studies Seminar
Gaia Visions: Re/presenting Disability through the Portal of Science Fantasy
Speaker: Naomi Foyle
When: 26 April 2016, 2:00 – 4:00pm
Where: Room H-1120, Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. (Metro Guy-Concordia)

The Winter Semester Sensory Studies Seminar
Senses, time and urban change
Speaker: Dr. Monica Degen
When: 1 April 2016, 1:00 – 2:30pm
Where: Room H-1154, Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. (Metro Guy-Concordia)

Images at Work: The Material Culture of Enchantment
Speaker: Dr. David Morgan
When: 17 March 2016, 5:30pm
Where: H-763, Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. (Metro Guy-Concordia)

The Winter Semester Sensory Studies Seminar
A Sense of Balance: Urban Cycling as Experiential Learning in Emerging Aspirationscapes
Speaker: Raúl Acosta-García
When: 11 March 2016, 3:00 – 5:00pm
Where: Room H-1120, Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. (Metro Guy-Concordia)

The Winter Semester Sensory Studies Seminar
David Johnson: Please Do Touch, Sculptures from the Inner Space
Discussion with the Artist: 3 March 2016, 5:30pm
Where: Room EV 11.655, Concordia University, 1515 Ste-Catherine Street West (Metro Guy-Concordia)

The Fall Semester Sensory Studies Seminar
‘BORN TO INCARNATE MY WOUND’: (Dis)abilities and Haptics in a Modern World (1880-1950)
Speaker: Dr. Piet Devos
When: 11 December 2015, 1:00 – 2:30pm
Where: Room H-1154, Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. (Metro Guy-Concordia)

The Fall Semester Sensory Studies Seminar
Evangelist of Fragments: Mite-Box Capitalism in the Late Nineteenth Century
Speaker: Dr. Hillary Kaell
When: 27 November 2015, 1:00 – 2:30pm
Where: Room H-1124, Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. (Metro Guy-Concordia)

The Fall Semester Sensory Studies Research Seminar
Scented Colours: the Role of Olfaction in Futurism and Olfactory (Re-)constructions
Speaker: Caro Verbeek, VU University, Amsterdam
When: 23 November 2015, 11:00 – 12:30pm
Where: Room H-1124, Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve West (Metro Guy-Concordia)

The Fall Semester Sensory Studies Seminar
Defining and Subverting the Secular: Latter-day Saint Temples, Undergarments, and the Perforated Borders of the Sacred
Speaker: Dr. David Holland
When: 11 November 2015, 1:00 – 2:30pm
Where: Room LB-1019, Library Building, 1400 de Maisonneuve W. (Metro Guy-Concordia)

The Fall Semester Sensory Studies Seminar
Algorithms for Social Justice? Tracking Population Health in the Sensor Society
Speaker: Dr. Martin French
When: 30 October 2015, 1:00 – 2:30pm
Where: Room H-1124, Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. (Metro Guy-Concordia)

A Seminar with Charles Spence (Crossmodal Research Laboratory, Oxford University)
Crossmodal correspondences and the aesthetic imagination: Looking for links between sound symbolism and synaesthesia
When: 17 October 2015, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Where: Room EV 11.705, Concordia University, 1515 Ste-Catherine Street West (Metro Guy-Concordia)

A Seminar with Charles Spence (Crossmodal Research Laboratory, Oxford University)
Gastrophysics: The New Sciences of the Table
When: 16 October 2015, 6:00 – 8:00pm
Where: Room EV 1.605, Concordia University, 1515 Ste-Catherine Street West (Metro Guy-Concordia)

A Seminar with Charles Spence (Crossmodal Research Laboratory, Oxford University)
Neuroscience-inspired Multisensory Design
When: 16 October 2015, 1:00 – 2:30pm
Where: Room EV 11.705, Concordia University, 1515 Ste-Catherine Street West (Metro Guy-Concordia)

The Fall Semester Sensory Studies Seminar
Towards Making Sense of C21st Tactile Technologies
Speaker: Dr. Andrew Chrystall
When: 9 October 2015, 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Where: Room H-1124, Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. (Metro Guy-Concordia)

13 Weeds to Live By
Presented by the SensoriuM
When: 3 October 2015, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Where: Parc Lhasa de Sela, Montreal

Listening to Public Space
When: 21-23 September 2015
Where: Goethe-Institut, 1626 Boulevard St-Laurent, Montreal
Oboro, 4001 rue Berri, Montreal

Midsummer Milestone Picnic
Presented by the SensoriuM
When: 8 August 2015, 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Where: Parc Molson, Montreal

Summer Semester Sensory Studies Seminar
BitterSuite: Composing the Multisensory Concert with Steph Singer
Speaker: Stephanie Singer
When: 23 June 2015
Where: Room H-1120, Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. (Metro Guy-Concordia)

2014-2015 ACADEMIC YEAR

Gaming the Garden
Presented by: the SensoriuM
When: 26 April 2015
Where: Canadian Centre for Architecture, 1920 Baile Street, Montreal

Re:Eating Art History / The Cosmic Egg
Presented by: the SensoriuM
When: 13 March 2015
Where: FOFA Gallery Atrium, Concordia University, 1515 Ste-Catherine Street West

The Sensory Interior: Some other rooms you may have missed
Speaker: Dr. David Howes
When: Thursday, February 26, 2014, 6:00pm
Where: Canadian Centre for Architecture, 1920 Baile Street, Montreal

Winter Semester Sensory Studies Seminar
Picturing Aura: On Visual Media, Esoteric Vision, and the Representation of Radiant Bodies
When: Friday, January 30, 12:00-1:30
Where: Room H-1120, Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. (Metro Guy-Concordia)

Real-Time Video Exposition
When: November 27, 1:30-3:30pm
Where: 1515 Ste-Catherine Street West, Montreal

Futurist Feast, Encultured Eating
Presented by: the SensoriuM
When: 26 November 2014
Where: 1515 Ste-Catherine Street West, Montreal

The writing is on the wall: haptic presence, interior design and queer identity’
When: November 21, 1pm-2:30pm
Where: H-1120, Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve West, Montreal (Metro Guy-Concordia)

« Le Vieux-Montréal: Une expérience sensorielle » Colloque avenir Vieux-Montréal
When : November 12, 1 :30-4 :00 pm
Where : Centre PHI, 407 rue St. Pierre, Vieux-Montréal

Aromatherapy Oils: Commodities, Materials, Essences
When: October 17, 1pm-2:30pm
Where: H-1120, Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve West, Montreal (Metro Guy-Concordia)

Autumn Equinox Foraging Tour
Presented by: the SensoriuM
When: 20 September 2014
Where:Parc Lhasa De Sela, Montreal

Sensory Economy: Tasting Food in the 1930s US
When: September 19, 1pm-2:30pm
Where: H-1120, Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve West, Montreal (Metro Guy-Concordia)

Courtyard of the Senses
When: June 21-September 1, 10am-6pm
Where: Montréal Botanical Garden, 4101 Sherbrooke Street East

Hedonistika: The Smorgastic Festival for Culinatronics, Advanced Snackhacks and Nutritional Artistry
When: May 23-June 1, 2014
Where: Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal

2013-2014 ACADEMIC YEAR

Immersion and Synaesthesia as Ways of Knowing: A Sensory Ethnography of the OpenMind Transformational Festival
The International Ethnographic Film Festival of Quebec
When: March 21, 2014
Where: La Cenne, 7755 boul. St-Laurent, Montréal

Multi-Media: Integrating the arts and the senses
Seminar with Constance Classen
When: March 17, 2014 – 4pm-5pm
Where: A-832, New Music Building, 527 Sherbrooke Street West
Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology, McGill University

Substance P + Atomic #15
Presented by the SensoriuM, as part of Nuit Blanche & Art Souterrain
When: March 1, 2014 – 8pm/10pm/11pm/12am
Where: Place Bonaventure, Montreal

Book Launch: Ways of Sensing: Understanding the Senses In Society
Talk by David Howes and Constance Classen
When: January 23, 2014 – 4:30-6pm
Where: H-1120, Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve blvd West (Metro Guy-Concordia), Montreal

The Map of Maple: Development of a Sensory Research Tool for Vermont Sugarmakers
Dr. Amy Trubek, University of Vermont
When: December 13, 11:00-12:30
Where: MB 6.240, John Molson School of Business, 1450 de Maisonneuve blvd West (Metro Guy-Concordia), Montreal

Tasting in Context: Consumer Sensory Perception and Vermont Artisan Cheese
Talk with Jake Lahne, University of Vermont
When: December 12, 12:00-1:30
Where: H-1120, Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve blvd West (Metro Guy-Concordia), Montreal

A Guided Mushroom Walk (Through the Climax Forest) with Artist Alexis Williams
When: October 26, 2pm
Where: Morgan Arboretum

Sam Auinger Artist Talk: Towards a Hearing Perspective: Five Sonic Interventions from O+A
When: October 17, 5-7pm
Where: Oboro Gallery, 4001 rue Berri, local 301, Montreal

Sam Auinger Workshop: Thinking with your Ears
When: October 16, 4-7pm
Where: EV Building, 11th Floor, Room 705, 1515 Ste. Catherine Street West, Montreal

Deus In Machina: Religion, Technology and the Things in Between
When: September 27, 2013
Where: cJ 1.114, cJ Building, 7141 sherbrooke st. W., Loyola campus

Hunter, Gatherer, Purveyor
When: September 14, 2013
Where: La Ruche d’Art St-Henri, 4525 St. Jacques

Midsummer Mile End Foraging Tour + Publication
When: July 20, 2013
Where: Meeting at 5478 St. Laurent Boulevard, Montreal

CEREUS 2012 Philomène Longpré
When: May 4–18, 2013
Opening May 4, 4pm at The PHI Centre
Where: ELEKTRA International Digital Arts Festival, The PHI Centre – Montreal

2012-2013 ACADEMIC YEAR

Sensory City Workshop
Roundtable and Touch + Taste Tours
When: March 30, 2013, 13h00
Where: Canadian Centre for Architecture,  1920 Baile Street, Montreal

Itérations
Vernissage: Shannon Collis and Shawn Reynar
When: March 15, 5:30pm
Exhibition continues until April 20, 2013
Where: ARPRIM, 372, rue Sainte-Catherine O, # 426, Montreal

Laboratoire Emerge
LabXmodal (Concordia) + IDMIL (McGill) + Moment Factory + gsm_prjct
When: Saturday and Sunday, February 16-17, 2013; 1:00-4:00 both days
Where: Hexagram Black Box
Level S3
EV Building
Corner of Guy and St. Catherine Streets

le/the Sensorium presents Sweet Nothings/Petits Riens
Artist talk + Workshop with vegetable weaver Lene Guezennec
Tickets + Info: www.lesensorium.com

CEREUS 2012 Philomène Longpré
When: March 21-23, 2013
Where: Visualizing Media Futures Symposium, Swarthmore College – Philadelphia

Sensory and Experiential Marketing Lecture Series
Lecture 5: Engaging the Inquisitive Customer: Developing Layered Experiences at the Ontario Science Centre
Guest: Karen Hager, Director, Science Engagement, Ontario Science Centre
When: 20 November 2012, 17:45-20:15pm
Where: MB 6.425, Molson Building, 1450 Guy (Metro Guy-Concordia)

Botanical Animal, a two-part event presented by le/the SensoriuM
Artist Talk: 30 November 2012, 5pm, Concordia Greenhouse
Tomato Canning & Art Installation: 1 December, 2pm
more info…

Sensory and Experiential Marketing Lecture Series
Lecture 4: Communication and Experiential Offerings: Issues and Challenges
Guest: Mr. Mathieu Sirot, Mosaic Experiential Marketing
When: 6 November 2012, 17:45-20:15pm
Where: MB 6.425, Molson Building, 1450 Guy (Metro Guy-Concordia)

Sensory and Experiential Marketing Lecture Series
Lecture 3: Touch-Intensive Sensory Experiences
Guests: Dr. Constance Classen, Centre for Sensory Studies
Mrs. Geneviève Emond, Bota Bota Spa
When: 30 October 2012, 17:45-20:15pm
Where: MB 6.425, Molson Building, 1450 Guy (Metro Guy-Concordia)

How to Paint the Absence of Touch? Comparing Rembrandt’s interiority with the hands-on culture of late medieval piety
Dr. Herman Roodenburg
When: 24 October 2012, 1pm
Where: H-1120, Hall Building, 1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd West

Sensory and Experiential Marketing Lecture Series
Lecture 2: Things that Tempt: Experiencing Taste through Objects we Use to Eat
Guest: Dr. Rhona Richman-Kenneally, Design and Computation Arts, Concordia University
When: 23 October 2012, 17:45-20:15pm
Where: MB 6.425, Molson Building, 1450 Guy (Metro Guy-Concordia)

Sensory and Experiential Marketing Lecture Series
Lecture 1: The Mysteries of Perfume-Making and the Use of Scent in Marketing
Guests: Mrs. Isabelle Michaud, Monsillage Perfumes
Mr. Andres Kindfuller & Mr. Ed Burke, Scent Air
When: 16 October 2012, 17:45-20:15pm
Where: MB 6.425, Molson Building, 1450 Guy (Metro Guy-Concordia)

CEREUS 2012 Philomène Longpré
When: October 1-6, 2012
Where: Black Box, Hexagram-Concordia – Montreal

Thermal Aesthetics, Q&A
An interactive Talk with Boon Lay Ong, University of Melbourne
When: 26 September 2012, 18:00
Where: H-1124, Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve Boulevard West

Slow Textiles and Hi-Tech Farms a two-part bilingual event, including an artist talk with Johanna Autin and a visit to a modern dairy farm.  ARTIST TALK with Johanna Autin: September 28th, 7:30pm / VISIT TO DALKEITH FARM: September 29th, 2:30-6:30pm more info…

Second International Congress on Ambiances
19-22 September 2012, Montreal
The second International Congress on Ambiances is held under the aegis of the International Ambiances Network. It is co-produced by the International Ambiances Network, lead by the research groups CERMA and CRESSON from the Graduate Schools of Architecture of Nantes and Grenoble (UMR CNRS 1563 Architectural and Urban Ambiances), with the Canadian Centre for Architecture and the Centre for Sensory Studies (Concordia University) in Montreal.

Sonic Classifications in Haussmann’s Paris. Dr. Aimée Boutin, Florida State University presents research on the reordering of the sonic environment by cleansing of many of the street sounds that had long been a fixture of the old city in Haussmann’s new Paris.
When: Tuesday, July 24, 4:00 pm
Where: 1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W, H-1120
More information…

 

2011-2012 ACADEMIC YEAR

Dark Side of the Mushroom a two-part event, including an artist talk with The Chanterelles, and a Mushroom Tour and Tasting on Mont Royal. ARTIST TALK with The Chanterelles: APRIL 20th, 8pm | MUSHROOM TOUR & TASTING APRIL 21st, 7:30pm more info…

Concordia University’s Faculty of Fine Arts (FOFA) Gallery presents:
SHANNON COLLIS “At Intervals” York Corridor Vitrines + “Soundlines” Black Box
Exhibition: March 19 – April 20, 2012
Vernissage: Thursday, March 22, 2012, 5 to 7 p.m.

Jon Cohrs (New York artist), The Spice Trade Expedition — In pursuit of artificial flavouring , 6:00 pm, Friday, February 10, 2012, Concordia Greenhouse, 13th floor, Hall Building;  and “Artificial World Tour,” starting at 2:00 pm, Saturday, February 11, 2012, Lobby, Ground Floor, Hall Building.. Le/the SensoriuM Lecture Series

Jean-Sébastien Marcoux (HEC Montreal), The Role of Eye-Witnesses in the Memory Industry , 12:00 noon, Monday February 6, 2012, Room H-1120, Hall Building

Fiona Candlin (Birkbeck College), Art and the Etiquette of Touch 10:00 am, Friday, November 18, 2011, room H-1120, Hall Building

Mara Mills (New York University) “From Alphabet Gloves to Data Gloves: The Cultural History of Tactile Communication for Deaf-Blind Individuals”, 10:15 am, Wednesday, October 12, 2011
room H-1120, Hall Building

Atom Cianfarani (New York artist), “Artist Talk,” 6:00 pm, Friday, November 25, 2011, Concordia Greenhouse, 13th floor, Hall Building, and “Trash Tour,” 2:00 pm, Saturday, November 26, 2011, Lobby, Hall Building

The Lady Cheese Shop 6pm, Saturday, September 10th at Kafein: 1429 Bishop Street, Montreal. The event will be preceded by an artist talk at 4pm, Friday, September 9th at Concordia’s Greenhouse, 1455 de Maisonneuve West.