North Atlantic Fiddle Convention Online Workshop on Memory
On Thursday, 9 June, the Elphinstone Institute at the University of Aberdeen will host a free online North Atlantic Fiddle Convention (NAFCo) event for artists, scholars, researchers, teachers, and practitioners with an interest in fiddle and dance studies.
The event will take place from 2pm-5:15pm (British Summer Time - i.e. 5 hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time). To stream the event, go to http://www.abdn.ac.uk/nafco/live-stream/.
Session 1 - Keynote Address: David C. Rubin, Juanita M. Kreps Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA, 'The Role of Memory in Oral Traditions'
Session 2 - In the Hot Seat: Presentations on 'Memory' by Byron Dueck, Jo Miller, and Colin Quigley, with responses by David Rubin.
David Rubin - Duke University, NC (Keynote)
The next NAFCo will be in Aberdeen 11-15 July 2018.
Heather Sparling - Cape Breton University & Co-Investigator
Byron Dueck - Open University
Colin Quigley - Limerick University
Jo Miller - Sheffield University & Riverside Project
Simon McKerrell - Newcastle University & practitioner
Catriona Macdonald - Newcastle University & practitioner
Josh Dickson - Royal Conservatoire of Scotland & practitioner
Will Lamb - Edinburgh University & practitioner
Mats Melin - Limerick University & practitioner
Troy MacGillivray - Limerick University & practitioner
Anne Lederman - York University, Toronto & practitioner
Mats Nilsson - Gothenburg University & practitioner
Kenny Hadden - Scottish Culture & Traditions Association (SC&T) & practitioner
Sandy Tweddle - SC&T & practitioner
Senga MacDonald - SC&T & practitioner
Gaila Kirdiene - Lithuanian Academy of Music & practitioner
David Francis - Aberdeen University & Traditional Music Forum & practitioner
Hallie Blejewski - Wesleyan University
Evelyn Osborne - Hong Kong Suzuki Institute & practitioner
Naomi Rowland - Sheffield University & practitioner
Pat Ballantyne - Elphinstone Institute, University of Aberdeen & practitioner
Ronnie Gibson - Elphinstone Institute, Aberdeen University & practitioner
Tom McKean - Elphinstone Institute, University of Aberdeen
Ian Russell - Elphinstone Institute, University of Aberdeen & Principal Investigator