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Presentation Schedule




Friday Evening October 6, 2017

5:00 pm – 6:15 pmAt the Door ASA Conference Registration

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Psyche Loui and Project LENS present:
Hearing in Color: Synesthesia and the Musician

Free and Open to the Public

Psyche Loui, Musician, Neuroscientist; Department of Psychology,
Program in Neuroscience & Behavior, Wesleyan University,
Middletown, Connecticut

Project LENS Co-Founders and Musicians: Ariel Mitnick,
Ranier Crosett, Alan Toda-Ambaras, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Harvard University
University Museum Room 100
24 Oxford Street,
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

RECEPTION immediately following

Saturday October 7, 2017

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Harvard University
Geological Lecture Hall
University Museum Room 100

7:30AM – 9:00AM At the Door ASA Conference Registration until 9:00AM

COFFEE

9:00AM – 9:15AM WELCOME

Takao K. Hensch, Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology,
Neurology Children’s Hospital, Center for Brain Science,
Harvard University

Carol Steen, Co-Founder and President American
Synesthesia Association

Patricia Lynne Duffy, Co-Founder American – Synesthesia Association
9:15AM – 9:40AM Joel Salinas
Is Synesthesia a Gift, a Curse, or a Quirk?

9:40AM – 10:05AM Daphne Maurer
Daphne Maurer, Julian Ghloum, McMaster University, Hamilton,
Ontario, Canada
Face Processing in Synesthesia

10:05AM– 10:30AMRadhika Gosavi
Radhika Gosavi, Edward M. Hubbard, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Wisconsin–Madison
The Color of Memory: Synesthesia Enhances Multiple Stages of Memory

10:30AM – 10:50AMBREAK

10:50AM – 11:15AMGreta Berman
The Juilliard School, New York City
There’s Something about Synesthesia

11:15AM – 11:40AM Carrie C. Firman
Seeing the Sounds of Iceland: A Synesthetic Exploration of My Temporary Home

11:40PM – 12:05PMCarol Steen
Artist; Touro College and University System, New York City
Synesthetic and Hypnagogic Visions: a Comparison

12:05PM – 12:30PMChristin Deja
Synesthesia in the Literary Works of Wilhelm H. Wackenroder and Ludwig Tieck

12:30PM – 2:30PM LUNCH

2:30PM – 3:30PM Takao K. Hensch, Keynote Speaker
Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Neurology Children’s
Hospital, Center for Brain Science, Harvard University Pruning Cross-Modal Connections During Brain Development

3:30PM – 3:50PM BREAK

3:50PM – 4:15PM David Lewkowicz
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders,
Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts
Infants are Born into a Multisensory World with an Immature, Rapidly
Growing, and Highly Plastic Nervous System

4:15PM – 4:40PM Ella Striem–Amit
Department of Psychology, Harvard University,
Cambridge, Massachusetts
What Can We Learn about the Senses and the Brain from People Born
Blind, Deaf, or Without Hands?

4:40PM BREAK for the day

5:00PM – 6:00PM EVENING RECEPTION

Harvard University
Geological Lecture Hall
University Museum Room 100
24 Oxford Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

DINNER on your own

Sunday October xxxxx, 2015



The Cibo Wine Bar, Coral Gables, Florida, Photo credit, Cibo Wine Bar


University of Miami
The Learning Center
Room 110
Coral Gables, Florida

8:00 am – 9:00 am At the Door ASA Conference Registration until 9:00AM

COFFEE
The Learning Center

9:00 am – 9:25 am Patricia Lynne Duffy, Author; United Nations Language and Communications Programme, New York City
Synesthete–Characters in Fiction: literary depictions synesthesia as a creative force

9:25 am – 9:50 am Carrie Firman, Artist; Edgewood College, Madison, Wisconsin Comparing with Kandinsky: Color-Personality Synesthesia in Art and Graphic Design

9:50 am – 10:15 am Greta Berman, The Juilliard School, New York City Van Gogh and Gauguin: No Joke

10:15 am – 10:35 am BREAK

10:35 am – 11:00 am Carol Steen, Artist; Touro College and University System, New York City
Synesthetic and Hypnagogic Visions, or what am I seeing in the shower?

11:00 am – 11:25 am Herve Pierre Lambert, Centre de Recherches Litérature et Poétique Comparee, Université Paris X Nanterre Investigation on the Zigzag

11:25 am – 11:50 am Ferrinne Spector and Daphne Maurer Ferrinne Spector1, Daphne Maurer2, Julian K. Ghloum2, Leah Sanson1, Bernard Ho2, Sheila Wang2, 1Edgewood College, Madison, Wisconsin, 2McMaster University, Ontario, Canada Music Visualization: Exploring Initial Results from the 2013 Workshop

11:50 am – 1:50 am LUNCH on your own

1:50 pm – 2:15 pm Helena Melero, Laboratorio de Análisis de Imagen Médica y Biometría, Departamento de Tecnología Electrónica, Escuela Superior de Ciencias Experimentales y Tecnología, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain The emotional binding theory of synesthesia — Insights from the olfactory system

2:15 pm – 2:40 pm Laura Speed, Raboud University, Netherlands Olfactory language and cognition in odour-colour synaesthesia

2:40 pm – 3:00 pm BREAK

3:00 pm – 3:25 pm Sergio Basbaum, Pontificia Universidade Católica São Paulo, Brazil Synesthesia and Visual Music: Whitney and Pellegrino, Conceptual Pioneers

3:25 pm – 3:50 pm Greg Jarvis, Band Leader, The Flowers Of Hell; Toronto, Ontario, Canada Synesthesia As a Musical Tool

3:50 pm – 4:15 pm Eduardo Sola, Violinist; District School Board, International Music Academy, Ontario, Canada Cross-sensory experiences and the Enlightenment: in search of a place for music synesthesia

4:15 pm – FAREWELL



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