EVENT: Music and Psychoanalysis Study Days


We are delighted to announce three special events, generously supported by the Royal Musical Association, Society for Music Analysis, University of Liverpool, University of Manchester and University of North Texas. More information is available at http://musicandpsychoanalysis.wordpress.com/

12 November 2013, University of Liverpool, Music Department Seminar, 4.15-5.45pm
Music, Body, Real: (x) – David Bard-Schwarz, University of North Texas

13 November 2013, University of Liverpool, RMA-SMA Study Day

9-9.30am Registration (Cash payment on registration: Non RMA members: £15 / RMA members: £10 / RMA Students: £5)

9.30-11am Session 1: Treatments

The Practice of Free Improvisation as Unconscious Process – Rachel Darnley-Smith (Roehampton University)

Objet « aaah »: The Operatic Voice and the Making of Space – Manya Steinkoler (Manhattan Community College, New York)

“Dancing Puppets”: Folk Revival as Symptom, Simulacrum, and Point de Capiton – Ross Cole (King’s College, Cambridge)

11-11.30am Refreshments

11.30-1pm Session 2: Ideologies

Plastic Resistance: Listening with Lacan – Jun Zubillaga-Pow (King’s College, London)

Relating Autographic Elaboration to Affectivity on The Pretenders – Jennifer Suzanne Carlberg (Leeds)

Reification, Music and Žižekian Ideology – Jonathan Lewis (Royal Holloway, University of London)

1-2pm Lunch (not provided)

2-4pm Session 3: Contents

“Britney’s New Look” as a Psychoanalytic Critique of The Rite of Spring – Alexi Vellianitis (University of Oxford)

The ‘Snake’: Burgess, Lawrence and Psychoanalysis – Carly Eloise Rowley (Liverpool Hope University)

Musical Analysis, Dream Analysis: Silvestrov’s String Quartet No. 1 – Samuel Wilson (Independent scholar)

‘She’s My Little Deuce Coupe’: Freudian Transformation in the Car Songs of The Beach Boys – Georgina Gregory (University of Central Lancashire)

4-4.30pm Refreshments

4.30-6pm Roundtable

Bruno de Florence (ICONEA, London), David Bard-Schwarz (University of North Texas), Freya Jarman and Kenneth Smith (Liverpool)

14 November 2013, University of Manchester, Music Department Seminar, 4.15-5.45pm

Music as Call of the Other: (x) – David Bard-Schwarz, University of North Texas

Please email musicandpsychoanalysis@gmail.com to register your interest in attending the RMA-SMA Study Day.

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