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date: 18 June 2021

(p. xi) About the Editors

(p. xi) About the Editors

Youn Kim is associate professor of music at the University of Hong Kong. Her research interests include history of music theory, psychology of music, history of listening, and in particular, the interrelationship between music theory and the science of the mind. She has published articles on these subjects and is currently writing a book on body and force in music.

Sander L. Gilman is a distinguished professor of the Liberal Arts and Sciences as well as professor of psychiatry at Emory University. A cultural and literary historian, he is the author or editor of over ninety books. His Stand Up Straight! A History of Posture appeared with Reaktion Press (London) in 2018. He is the author of the basic study of the visual stereotyping of the mentally ill, Seeing the Insane, published by John Wiley and Sons in 1982 (reprinted: 1996 and 2014) as well as the standard study Jewish Self-Hatred, the title of his Johns Hopkins University Press monograph of 1986, which is still in print. For twenty-five years he was a member of the humanities and medical faculties at Cornell University, where he held the Goldwin Smith Professorship of Humane Studies. For six years he held the Henry R. Luce Distinguished Service Professorship of the Liberal Arts in Human Biology at the University of Chicago. For four years he was a distinguished professor of the Liberal Arts and Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago and recently as the Alliance Professor of History at the Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich (2017–2018). He has been a visiting professor at numerous universities in North America, South Africa, the United Kingdom, Germany, Israel, China, and New Zealand. He was president of the Modern Language Association in 1995. He has been awarded a Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) at the University of Toronto in 1997, elected an honorary professor of the Free University in Berlin (2000) and an honorary member of the American Psychoanalytic Association (2007), and made a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2016). (p. xii)