Stephen Kuusisto (Syracuse University)    [abstract and bio]
Many Blind Rivers: a Phenomenology of Blindness

Chris Tedjasukmana (Freie Universität Berlin)    [abstract and bio]
Embodied Politics: Audiovisual Media and the New Publics

Gail Weiss (University of Washington)    [abstract and bio]
Feeling Differently: Cultivating Anti-Discriminatory Perceptual Habits


Alexandra Berlina (Universität Duisburg/Essen)    [abstract & bio]
Flesh Made Strange: Ostranenie of the Human Body in Anglophone Fiction

Liane F. Carlson (Princeton University)   [abstract & bio]
Lung Disease and Luck: On the Critical Limits of Contingency

Sandra Danneil (Technische Universität Dortmund)    [abstract & bio]
Bodies of Unpleasure: Von Trier and The Dark Side of Seriality

Alexander Flaß (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)    [abstract and bio]
“I Am Multitudes“: Towards a Cultural Phenomenology in Siri Hustvedt’s The Blazing World

Sarah A. Garrigan (Tufts University)    [abstract & bio]
Embodying Confusion in Djuna Barnes

Rebecca Longtin Hansen (State University of New York at New Paltz)    [abstract & bio]
Lived Meaning: Embodiment and Art in Dilthey and Merleau-Ponty

Alexandra Hartmann (Universität Paderborn)    [abstract & bio]
The (In)Visibility of Embodied Blackness

Kathryn Holihan (University of Michigan)    [abstract & bio]
Bodily Engagement and Exhibition Fatigue at the 1911 International Hygiene Exhibition Dresden

Marlon Lieber (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt/Main)    [abstract & bio]
Bodies and the Logic of Capital: A Reading of Ben Lerner’s 10:04

Pilar Martinez Benedi (University of Rome)    [abstract & bio]
“Gigantic Stilts“: ‘Prosthetic’ Embodiment and the Incorporeality of the Body in Melville’s Moby-Dick

Ralph Savarese (Grinnell College/Iowa)    [abstract & bio]
“The ‘Why’ and the ‘Why Not’ of a Yellowing World“: Autism, Literary Writing, and Synesthesia

Bryan A. Smyth (University of Mississippi)    [abstract & bio]
Enacting Reification: ‘False Consciousness’ as Situated Embodied (Mis)cognition