SCSC and Sense-motional Things

Just back from Sixteenth-Century Studies 2012 in Cincinnati, despite the Sandy / Frankenstorm. On the whole a good conference; my plenary panel on Thursday night went well considering that we really didn't have an idea about the format. At the end of it, it became clear however that there is a theme of connecting the senses and the emotions in a much more nuanced and robust manner. In numerous panels and papers the experiential, the sensuous, the emotional, and the role of practice were front and centre! quite a happy turn of events I think, considering these define my work in so many ways. Solid outcomes - seeing the Religion and the Senses in print for the first time (out on Oct 23 2012!),
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