Monthly Archives: November 2012

NeMLA 2013 Roundtable: Affect: The New Sensibility? (deadline passed)

Contemporary theories of affect overlap with eighteenth-century ideas of sensibility as efforts to theorize the social, to affirm feeling as a way of knowing, and to understand the porous interface between and among bodies and minds.  This roundtable (brief presentations followed by a conversation) invites participants to suggest ways sensibility might help us understand affect […]