Music and Science Symposium 2018

Date & Time:  Saturday 8 December 2018, 10:00 – 17:00
Location: Lecture Room, Department of Music, Durham University

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On Saturday 8th December, 2018, the Music and Science Symposium, a one-day event, will be held at the Department of Music, at Durham University. We are delighted to announce that Dr Maria Witek (University of Birmingham) will be the keynote speaker, amongst other expert researchers. Full programme available below. All are welcome to attend.

Full Programme

10:00 – 10:05 Opening and Introduction to Day

10:05 – 10:35 Dr Kelly Jakubowski: ‘Aesthetic evaluations of microrhythmic variations in groove-based music across cultures’

10:35 – 11:05 Professor Martin Clayton: ‘Interpersonal entrainment in music performance: An end of project report’

11:05 – 11:35 Dr Laura Leante: ‘Moving together: meter as performance strategy’

11:35 – 11:50 Coffee Break

11:50 – 12:50 Dr Maria Witek: ‘Musical groove: Effects on pleasure, body-movement and the brain’

12:50 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 14:30 Professor Pam Heaton: ‘Perception of Musical and Vocal Emotions in Children with Williams Syndrome’

14:30 – 15:00 Mr Thomas Magnus Lennie: ‘The Language of Emotions Revisited: A revised methodology in cross-cultural emotion studies’

15:00 – 15:15 Coffee Break

15:15 – 15:45 Ms Diana Kayser: ‘Are musical aesthetic emotions embodied?’

15:45 – 16:15 Ms Sarah Hashim: ‘Does suppressing visual imagery reduce emotional response during music listening?’

16:15 – 16:55 Group Discussion

16:55 – 17:00 Concluding Remarks

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Past Events

Music and Science Symposium: Cross-Cultural Perspectives

10:00am, Saturday 2 December 2017, Lecture Room, Department of Music, Durham University

We are delighted to announce the next Music and Science Symposium, a one-day event held at the Department of Music, at Durham University. We are honoured to have with us three guest speakers, including a lecture from Prof. William F. Thompson, and talks from Prof. Marcel Zentner and Dr. Hauke Egermann, amongst other expert contributions from our department. All are welcome to attend.

Symposium II-3

Schedule

10:00 – Opening and Introduction to Day

10:05 – 10:35 – Tuomas Eerola: Empirical Musicology and Non-Western Cultures: Taking Stock and Looking Forward

10:35 – 11:05 – Hauke Egermann: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Music-Induced Emotion

11:05 – 11:15 – Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:15 – William Forde Thompson: Towards an Integrative Theory of Cross-Cultural Music Cognition

12:15 – 13:30 – Lunch

13:30 – 14:00 – Martin Clayton: Cross-Cultural Comparative Analysis in Music Performance

14:00 – 14:30 – Kelly Jakubowski: Studying Interpersonal Musical Entrainment from Audio-visual Recordings: Corpus and Perceptual Studies

14:30 – 14:45 – Coffee Break

14:45 – 15:15 – Laura Leante: Listening to Ragas: Imagery, Meaning and North Indian Audiences

15:15 – 15:45 – Marcel Zentner: How Can We Measure Musical Ability Across Cultures?

15:45 – 16:30 – Panel Session

16:30 – Concluding Remarks

Music and Science Symposium

10:00am, 31 March 2017, Lecture Room, Department of Music, Durham University

MSL Symposium Poster

Schedule

10:00 Opening and Introduction to Day

10:10 – 10:45 Tuomas Eerola: ‘Hormonal Correlates of Being Moved by Sad Music’

10:45 – 11:20 Jonna Vuoskoski: ‘Pleasurable Sadness Indicates States of Being Moved

11:20 – 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:30 David Huron: ‘On the Evolution of Sadness and Grief’

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 13:50 Martin Clayton: ‘Interpersonal Entrainment in Musical Performance’

13:50 – 14:25 Kelly Jakubowski: ‘Melodic and Temporal Aspects of Involuntary Musical Imagery’

14:25 – 14:40 Coffee break

14:40 – 15:15 Scott Bannister: ‘Underlying Mechanisms of Musically-Induced Chills

15:15 – 15:50 Julian Céspedes-Guevara: ‘Elements for a Constructionist Theory of Induction of Emotions by Music

15:50  Concluding Remarks and Thanks