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CFP: International Conference on Music and Emotion 2009, University of Durham, UK

International Conference on Music and Emotion

University of Durham
31 August – 3 September 2009

Call for Papers

The conference is conceived around four key-note panels representing the disciplines of music theory, philosophy, psychology and sonic arts. In addition, we invite papers on any aspect of emotion research, including:

* new tools for analysing emotion in musical structure
* theories of expression, arousal, contagion, and representation
* categorical, dimensional, circumplex, and prototype models
* aesthetic psychology and the role of empirical evidence
* statistical and probabilistic models, including theories of expectation and markedness
* measuring physiological change, brain imaging, and analysis of gesture and whole body movement
* mechanisms of induction, transmission, and evaluation
* cross-modality and metaphor
* labelling versus dynamic modelling
* cross-cultural and trans-historical differences and universals
* musical emotion in social context
* classical versus evolutionary perspectives
* rhetoric, figurality, and the passions
* how emotion is mediated through musical form, material, timbre,and voice

Proposals (up to 200 words) for papers of around 20 minutes’ duration should be sent by email to Jo Buckley ( by 1st March 2009. Further details can be found at


October 3, 2008 - Posted by | Conferences, Seminars, Workshops, & Talks

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