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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Jonathan Sterne Residency, October 24-25

The Sound and Society Workshop and Department of Music at the University of Chicago present a talk given by: Jonathan Sterne (McGill University) “Of Tape and Time: Time-Stretching and Pitch-Shifting in the Analog Era”  Wednesday, October 24, 2018 4:30-6:00pm Franke Institute for the Humanities *PERSONS WITH A DISABILITY WHO BELIEVE THEY NEED ASSISTANCE ARE REQUESTED TO CALL 773-702-8274 IN…

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October 17: American Musicological Society/Society for Music Theory Conference Dry Runs

American Musicological Society/Society for Music Theory Conference Dry Runs Wednesday, October 17 4:00-6:30pm* Rosenwald 432*  *Note time and room change Presenters:  Julianne Grasso, followed by a panel of Patrick Fitzgibbon, Siavash Sabetrohani, and Joshua Klopfenstein Please join us to listen to UChicago Music PhD students present their papers for the upcoming AMS and SMT conferences….

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October 10: Panel Discussion on Janelle Monáe’s DIRTY COMPUTER

Panel Discussion on Janelle Monáe’s DIRTY COMPUTER (2018) Wednesday, October 10 4:30-6:00pm Logan Center 801 The Sound and Society Workshop begins the year with a panel discussion on Janelle Monáe’s visual album Dirty Computer–watch the album here, and come with your own questions and reactions! Panelists: Berthold Hoeckner (Professor in Music), Tien-Tien Jong (PhD student in…

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