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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Research interests:
lament tradition, oral poetry, oral tradition, emotion, affect, archived audio recordings, (ethno)musicology, sound analysis, expression and communication

In my PhD project, I examine Karelian lament tradition from textual, musical, and emotional perspectives. Ethnopoetics, Oral-Formulaic Theory and Performance Theory constitute my main theoretical framework.

Education/Academic qualification

MA, Turun yliopisto

Fields of Science

  • 6160 Other humanities
  • Folklore Studies
  • Ethnomusicology

Publications 2014 2019

Arvot, ihanteet ja arkistojen itkuvirret

Silvonen, V., 27 Mar 2019. 1 p.

Research output: Conference materialsAbstractResearch

How to Interpret the Sounds of Sorrow? Chasing the Affect and Emotion on Archival Sound Recordings.

Silvonen, V., Apr 2019. 1 p.

Research output: Conference materialsAbstractResearch

Open Access

Itkuvirret itkettiin tuonpuoleisen rajalla

Silvonen, V., 23 Apr 2019, In : AntroBlogi.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

Open Access

Activities 2010 2019

Rhyme and Rhyming in Verbal Art and Song

Viliina Silvonen (Member of organizing committee)
22 May 201923 May 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

How to Interpret the Sounds of Sorrow? Chasing Affect and Emotion on Archival Audio Recordings.

Viliina Silvonen (Speaker)
14 Apr 201917 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Russian Academy of Science (Venäjän tiedeakatemia), Karjalan tiedekeskus, Kielen, kirjallisuuden ja historian instituutti

Viliina Silvonen (Visiting researcher)
Sep 2018Oct 2018

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Elore (Journal)

Viliina Silvonen (Editor)
2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of research journal

Aunuksen Karjalan itkuvirret – teksti, musiikki ja emootio

Viliina Silvonen (Speaker)
27 Mar 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation