Workshop, The Attentive Ear: Sound, Cognition, and Subjectivity, 1800-1930
The event will take place on Zoom.
Day 1: December 12
9:30-11:00am EST / 15:30-17:00 CET
Graham Burnett (Princeton University): "The Attention Wave: Sound and Sense in Cycles, circa 1905"
Deirdre Loughridge (Northeastern University): "When (In)Attention Is All You Need"
Ben Steege (Columbia University): “Attending and Valuing: Music Aesthetics as a ‘Science of Ought’”
****Brian Kane (Yale University), interlocutor
11:30-13:00 EST / 17:30-19:00 CET
Ewan Jones:(University of Cambridge): "Habits of Inattention"
Allie Kieffer (Rice University): "Music and 'Mystical Truth': William James, Henri Bergson, and Early Twentieth-Century Psychologies of Religious Experience"
David Trippett (University of Cambridge): "Franz, Stumpf, Riemann: Towards an Auditory Unconscious"
****Nicholas Mathew (UC Berkeley), interlocutor
Day 2: December 13
9:30-11:00 EST / 15:30-17:00 CET
Youn Kim (University of Hong Kong): "Attending in Musical Action: The Psychology of Music Performance in the Early Twentieth Century"
Zeynep Bulut (Queen Mary University Belfast): "Alarm Will Touch"
Richard Williams (SOAS, University of London): Colonial Concentration: Attention in Bengali Music Scholarship in 1885
**** Francesca Brittan (Case Western Reserve University), interlocutor