Sight (I)

Description

Introduce concept of “sensory regimes” that are political, social, cultural, historical.

Exercise

Invite students to offer linquistic examples of sensation and validity.
In the west, for example, sight has been accorded primacy, evidenced for example by “eye witness” as singularly valid

Adaptation

Discuss what this exercise may teach about conventional western sensory regime and primacy of the visual.

Suggested Uses