May 15: Michele Friedner, Kristen Busch, and Anjali Murthy: “Unisensing Sound”

On Wednesday, May 15, Sound and Society hosts a presentation by Dr. Michele Friedner (Assistant Professor in the Department of Comparative Human Development at UChicago), Kristen Busch (second year student in the College majoring in economics), and Anjali Murthy (fourth year student in the College majoring in linguistics): “Unisensing Sound”  Wednesday, May 15, 2019 4:30-6:00pm Logan…

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May 8: Marion Guck, “Musical Intersubjectivity: Vitality Affect and Evocative Object.”

Please join the Sound and Society workshop next Wednesday, May 8, as we welcome Marion Guck (Professor of Music Theory at University of Michigan), who will give a talk titled: “Musical Intersubjectivity: Vitality Affect and Evocative Object”  Wednesday, May 8, 2019 4:30-6:00pm Logan 028 (* please note room change)   Professor Guck writes of this presentation, “To…

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May 1: Peter Schubert, “What is Contrapuntal Thinking?”

Please join the Sound and Society workshop next Wednesday, May 1 as we welcome Peter Schubert (Professor of Music Theory at McGill University), who will give a talk entitled: “What is Contrapuntal Thinking?”  Wednesday, May 1, 2019 4:30-6:00pm Logan 801 As Professor Schubert writes, “In North American universities, there is a widening gap between counterpoint teaching and…

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February 20: Whitney Johnson and Patrick Fitzgibbon, “The Rules of Music-Sociological Method”

 A special joint presentation concludes Sound and Society’s Winter schedule on February 20th: “The Rules of Music-Sociological Method” An interactive presentation on Whitney Johnson’s book manuscript, Learning to Listen: Knowledge of Value in Auditory Culture   Whitney Johnson (UChicago PhD in Sociology) and Patrick Fitzgibbon (PhD Candidate in Music) Wednesday, February 20th 4:30-6:00pm Logan Center, Room…

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February 6: Marina Resende Santos, Sasha Tycko, and Maya Nguen, “Soundscapes of Hyde Park”

This Wednesday, February 6th, please join Sound and Society in welcoming for our third session of the quarter:  Marina Resende Santos (she/her), Sasha Tycko (they/them), and Maya Nguen (she/her) who will present their sound installation and work in progress, “Soundscapes of Hyde Park“ Wednesday, February 6th 4:30-6:00 PM Logan Center, Room 801 Marina, Sasha, and…

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January 23: Yiren Zheng, “The Cunning Tongue: Listening Awry with a 17th-Century Chinese Acousmatic Voice”

This Wednesday, January 23rd, please join Sound and Society in welcoming:  Yiren Zheng (PhD Candidate, East Asian Languages and Civilizations) who will present a draft of her article-in-progress, “The Cunning Tongue: Listening Awry with a  17th-Century Chinese Acousmatic Voice” Wednesday, January 23rd 4:40-6:10pm* (10-minute delayed start time) Logan Center, Room 801 Writes Yiren, “This essay examines…

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November 30: Liz Hopkins, “Sonic Seascapes, Science, and the Chthulucene”

For our last workshop session of the quarter, Sound and Society joins the Mass Culture Workshop to present: Liz Hopkins (PhD Candidate in the Department of Music): “Sonic Seascapes, Science, and the Chthulucene” Friday, November 30th 11:00am-12:30pm* Cobb 311* *Please note time and room change: session co-sponsored with the Mass Culture Workshop! This paper looks at two…

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November 7: Elisabeth Reisinger, “On the Relation of Music and Power at the Late-18th-Century Court as Exemplified by the Bonn Electoral Residence”

The Sound and Society workshop is pleased to announce our fifth event for the Fall quarter. Next Wednesday, we welcome Elisabeth Reisinger, a visiting scholar from the Department of Music at the University of Vienna, who will present her latest work as part of the recent anthology The Operatic Library of Elector Maximilian Franz: Reconstruction, Catalogue, Contexts….

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