Mood – Aesthetic, Psychological and Philosophical Perspectives Conference (CfP, University of Warwick, 6-7 May 2016)

Mood – An Interdisciplinary Two-day Conference at the University of Warwick Keynote speakers: Prof Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht (Comparative Literature, Stanford University) Author of Atmosphere, Mood, Stimmung: On a Hidden Potential of Literature (2012), Production of Presence: What Meaning Cannot Convey (2004) and After 1945 – Latency as Origin of the Present (2013). Prof Giovanna Colombetti (Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology, University of Exeter) Author of The Read the full article…

Music, Emotions and Well-being: historical and scientific perspectives (Conference, London, 20 June 2014)

Music, Emotions and Well-being: historical and scientific perspectives International Conference, 20 June 2014, Robin Brook Centre, Queen Mary University of London Organised by Penelope Gouk (Manchester), James Kennaway (Newcastle), Jacomien Prins (Warwick), and Wiebke Thormählen (Royal College of Music) Music is commonly treated as an emotional stimulant that can calm, console or energise. That music Read the full article…

Rhythm, time experience and the body: Re-thinking musical time – Professor Udo Will (IAS Public Lecture, 6 November 2012)

Rhythm, time experience and the body: Re-thinking musical time Professor Udo Will, Ohio State University, USA Institute of Advanced Study Fellows’ Public Lecture 06 November 2012, 8.00 – 9.00pm Senate Suite, University College, Durham University Abstract: In Western Music one meets the idea that time is a pre-existing framework that organizes sound events and gives Read the full article…