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SYMPOSIUM: New Frontiers in the Study of Music, Autism, & Neurodiversity (Thurs 02/08/18, 6-9PM) -- NEW ROOM and LIVESTREAM ANN

Event Start: 
Thu, 02/08/2018 - 6:00pm
Location: 
701C Dodge Hall (The Center for Ethnomusioclogy)
The Columbia University Center for Ethnomusicology Presents a Symposium: 


NEW FRONTIERS IN THE STUDY OF MUSIC, AUTISM, & NEURODIVERSITY

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
622 DODGE HALL 
(NOTE ROOM CHANGE FROM EARLIER ANNOUNCEMENTS)

Columbia University Morningside Campus, Broadway at 116th St. 
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, NON-SPECIALISTS WELCOME!  

Facebook Event Link
https://www.facebook.com/events/2096986010537366/

LIVESTREAM LINK -- We will be livestreaming this event on YouTube!
https://www.youtube.com/user/EcoMusicology

KENNETH AIGEN (Associate Professor of Music Therapy, Steinhardt School, New York University)
“Contemporary Developments in Music Therapy Practice & Research in Autism: Beyond the Medical Model”
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MICHAEL BAKAN (Professor of Ethnomusicology, Florida State University)
“Speaking for Themselves: Conversations on Life, Music, & Autism”
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JOSEPH STRAUS (Distinguished Professor of Music, The Graduate Center, City University of New York)
"Idiots Savants, Retarded Savants, Talented Aments, Mono-Savants, Autistic Savants, Just Plain Savants, People with Savant Syndrome, & Autistic People Who Are Good at Things: A View from Disability Studies"
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MICHAEL WEDD (Columbia College Senior Anthropology Major and Autism Activist)
“Autism and Music in Other Words”
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with distinguished guest commentary from: 
RACHEL ADAMS 
(Professor of English & Comparative Literature, Columbia University, 
& Director, The Future of Disability Studies Project)


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