Open Books - Open Minds
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2014-2015 Common Book Selection
Musicophilia : Tales of Music and the Brain
by Oliver Sacks (Knopf 2007)
Drawing on the individual experiences of patients, musicians, composers, and everyday people, the author explores the complex human response to music, detailing the full range of human reactions to music, what goes on and can go wrong when we listen to music, and how music can affect those suffering from a variety of ailments.
March 17 : Film Screening of Alive Inside. 4:00-6:00 pm. Fortes Room, Adams Library.
An uplifting cinematic exploration of music and the mind, Alive Inside’s inspiration and emotional story left audiences humming, clapping and cheering at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Audience Award.April 10: The Fourth Annual Open Books – Open Minds Student Conference, inspired by Oliver Sack’s Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain
Friday, April 10, 2015, Alger 110, 8 am to 4 pm
Call for papers, panels, poster sessions:
March 19: Spring Proposals Deadline.
April 2: OBOM Writing Awards Deadline. Winners will receive cash prizes, and papers will be archived by the Adams Library on Digital Commons.
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