Colloquium on Music and Emotions; 2.-3.6.2009, Helsinki

Colloquium on Music and Emotions

Free admission. Welcome!


Tuesday June 2, 2009

Venue: Tieteiden talo, Kirkkokatu 6, lecture hall 104

4.15 PM Juha Sihvola (Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies): Opening of
the colloquium

Keynote lecture:

4.30 PM Martha C. Nussbaum (University of Chicago): "Equality and Love at the End of The Marriage of Figaro: Forging Democratic Emotions"

Wednesday June 3
Venue: HCAS, Fabianinkatu 24 A 1st floor seminar room

9.30 AM Charles Nussbaum (University of Texas, Arlington): "Sentiment and
Sentimentality in Music"

10.45 Stephen Halliwell (University of St. Andrews): "And Then They Began to
Sing." Reflections on Tolstoy and Musical Emotion"

1.00 PM Lunch break

2.30 PM Rachel Nussbaum Wichert (Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies):
"Emotion and Zeitoper in the Weimar Era"

3.30 PM Tuulikki Pietilä (Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies): "Body
Politic: The Emergence of "Kwaito Nation" in South Africa"

4.30 PM, Risto-Pekka Pennanen (Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies):
"Melancholic Airs of the Orient -- Bosnian Sevdalinka Music as Orientalist