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Apr 29 2022

Naming, Understanding, and Playing with Metaphors in Music – Day 1

UCLA PEER Lab Metaphor Symposium
lectures-symposia
Zoom

If music and sound are complex phenomena that exceed our efforts to grasp them fully, what resources do we have to make sense of them? 

Join the Practice-based Experimental Epistemology Research Lab for a two-day symposium, organized by The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music’s PEER Lab & Durham University Music Department on April 29-30, 2022. This event aims to spark conversation on how metaphorical language shapes our understanding of not only music and sound but one another and the world.

Day 1 - April 29

WELCOME

9–9:30 AM PT

NINA EIDSHEIM & DANIEL WALDEN

FIGURE & SIGN

9:30 - 10:15AM

V. KOFI AGAWU, MODERATOR
NICHOLAS HARKNESS The Semiotic Hemiola (KEYNOTE)
BETHANY BATTAFARANO Metaphor and Metonym in Cross-Cultural Considerations of Voice
SU YIN MAK “Unhealthy,” “Drunk,” and “Squishy like a Sponge:” Embodied and Cross-Sensory Metaphors in the Discourse of Professional String Quartet Rehearsal

THEORIZING MUSIC THEORY

10:30 - 11:15AM

JADE CONLEE, MODERATOR
PHILIP EWELL Musical Metaphor as a Racialized Structure (KEYNOTE)
TEKLA BABYAK Amputated Limbs and Breathless Lungs: Ableist Metaphors in A. B. Marx’s Theories of Modality
SIV LIE Better Sense: Manouche Musicians, Aural Learning, and the Transformation of Racialized Metaphors

THROUGH SOUND & SILENCE

11:30AM - 12:15PM

GEORGE LIPSITZ, MODERATOR
SHANA L. REDMOND The Sounds of No Knocking (KEYNOTE)
ELLEN WATERMAN Reorienting Audition Through Bodily Listening in Place
CHARLES EPPLEY Beyond Objects: Access Artistry & Nonbinary Methods for Sound Description

Break (Lunch/Dinner)

12:15 - 1:30PM

 

TENDING TIME

1:30 - 2:15PM

JESSICA SWANSTON BAKER, MODERATOR
DYLAN ROBINSON Details Details (KEYNOTE)
SOPHIE ZEHETMAYER Counting Gestures. On Measure and Movement in Rhythm
JASON ROBINSON “In the Room Together:” Telematics, Corporeality, and Ambivalence

PNEUMA

2:30 - 3:15PM

DIANE OLIVA, MODERATOR
J. MARTIN DAUGHTRY Airing Out the Vocal Metaphor (KEYNOTE)
MICHAEL DAVIDSON An Interstitial Music: The Aeolian Harp
MARK KLIGMAN Music as Metaphor in Sacred Jewish Texts

 

 

⬆️ Symposium Program ⬆️

Register in advance for this event. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the event.

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Ticketing

This event is FREE! No RSVP required. Early arrival is recommended.

PARKING

Self-service parking is available at UCLA’s Parking Structure #2 for events in Schoenberg Music Building and the Evelyn and Mo Ostin Music Center. Costs range from $1 for 20 minutes to $20 all day. Learn more about campus parking.

ACCESSIBILITY

The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music is eager to provide a variety of accommodations and services for access and communications. If you would like to request accommodations, please do so 10 days in advance of the event by emailing ADA@schoolofmusic.ucla.edu or calling (310) 825-0174.

PHOTOGRAPHY

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FOOD & DRINK

Food and drink may not be carried into the theaters. Thank you!

Acknowledgment

The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music acknowledges the Gabrielino/Tongva peoples as the traditional land caretakers of Tovaangar (the Los Angeles basin and So. Channel Islands). As a land grant institution, we pay our respects to the Honuukvetam (Ancestors), ‘Ahiihirom (Elders) and ‘Eyoohiinkem (our relatives/relations) past, present and emerging.