If you will be in Denmark or the vicinity next week, you are warmly invited to attend the conference, "Multimodality: Illusion, Performance, Experience," at the Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, October 24–25. The program features an exciting multi-disciplinary slate of speakers from the fields of musicology, art history, theater, media studies, music cognition, and psychology. Dr Gustav Kuhn, Reader in Psychology at Goldsmiths University, will present the keynote address. Dr. Kuhn uses illusions and magic tricks in experimental settings to gain new insights into human psychology and perception.
Registration is 200 DKK (about $30) with catering and is free without. Please see the conference website to register and view the program: http://aias.au.dk/events/multimodality-illusion-performance-experience/
The conference is jointly sponsored by B-Magic, a research network studying the magic lantern in Belgium; Les Arts trompeurs, a francophone network that examines magic and spectacle; and CRILCQ, the Centre de recherche interuniversitaire sur la littérature et la culture québécoises. For further details, please contact Jessie Fillerup (jfillerup -at- aias.au.dk