Ellen Dissanayake

Author and Lecturer

Affiliate Professor
School of Music
University of Washington

Photograph by Ekkehart Malotki

Photograph by Ekkehart Malotki

Links


"The Artistic Animal" by Caleb Crain

Denis Dutton on Ellen Dissanayake

Children's spontaneous vocalisations during play: aesthetic dimensions, by June Countryman, Martha Gabriel, and Katherine Thompson. 2015. Music Education Research

New York Times: "The Dance of Evolution, or How Art Got Its Start" by Natalie Angier

Margaret S. Barrett
"Inventing songs, inventing worlds:
the ‘genesis’ of creative thought and activity in young children’s lives" (PDF file)

At dinner in Auckland, New Zealand, when Denis was still with us

At dinner in Auckland, New Zealand, when Denis was still with us. From left to right: Denis Dutton, Jonathan Gottschall, Brian Boyd, Ellen Dissanayake, and Joseph Carroll.

Here is the amp repair in

With Tom Anderson and David Gussack at Florida State University, Tallahassee, Oct. 2011.


Ellen Dissanayake and Ekkehart Malotki

Ellen Dissanayake and Ekkehart Malotki

Photographs on this site are by Ekkehart Malotki

Website by Orin Buck