Past Event

Comparing Domains of Improvisation - Elizabeth Margulis

December 3, 2019
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Columbia University, 513 Fayerweather Hall, 1180 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027

Event Description:

We are pleased to welcome Professor Elizabeth Margulis for a conversation regarding links between her research on musical cognition and improvisation studies.

Event Speaker: 

  • Elizabeth Margulis, Professor of Music and Director of the Music Cognition Lab, Princeton University

Event Information: 

Elizabeth Margulis is professor and director of the Music Cognition Lab at Princeton University. Her research approaches music from the combined perspectives of music theory/musicology and cognitive science. Her book, On Repeat: How Music Plays the Mind (Oxford University Press, 2014), received the 2014 Wallace Berry Award from the Society for Music Theory, and the 2015 ASCAP Deems Taylor/Virgil Thomson Award. Her latest book, The Psychology of Music: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press), was published in 2018. She is president of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition.

Students and faculty are welcome. Please contact the group organizer, Marc Hannaford ([email protected]), for additional details and to receive papers in advance. 

This event is hosted by Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience