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.

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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: TBA

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: TBA

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

15:45 – 16:30 – Panel Session w/ William Forde Thompson, Marcel Zentner, and Kelly Jakubowski

16:30 – Concluding Remarks

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Past Events

Music and Science Symposium

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

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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