Summer Session: Program

More details about session program will be posted as the schedule is finalized.  Last Updated: June 24, 2014

MONDAY – 08/18/2014

9:30-10:00
Registration
10:00 – 10:30
Welcome & Introduction
10:30 – 13:00
Seminar: “Music as Science in the Early Royal Society” with Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford)
13:00 – 14:00
Lunch
14:00 – 16:30
Seminar: “Hearing Tubes and Concepts of Sound in Early Modern Europe” with Matteo Valleriani (MPIWG)
17:30 – 18:00
Presentation: Sound Studies: In Interdisciplinary Journal with Veit Erlmann (University of Texas)
18:00 – 19:00
Buffet
19:00 – 21:00
Screening: “Das Leben der Anderen” (English Subtitles)

TUESDAY – 08/19/2014

10:00 – 12:30
Seminar: “Music, Science and the Standardization of Aesthetics” with Myles Jackson (NYU)
12:30 – 14:00 
Lunch
14:00 – 16:30
Seminar: “Sound and Safe: A History of Listening behind the Wheel, or How to Study Sensory Experiences in the Past” with Karin Bijsterveld (Maastricht University)
18:30 – 20:30
Public Lecture: “Sound Signatures in Recorded Voices: Speaker Identification at the Stasi Headquarters, 1960s-1980s” with Karin Bijsterveld (Maastricht University)
21:00 – 22:o0
Drinks

WEDNESDAY – 08/20/2014

10:00 – 12:30
Seminar: “Underwater Acoustics from WWI to the End of the Cold War” with Lino Camprubí (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
12:30 – 14:00
Lunch
14:00 – 17:00
Artistic Research/Radio Feature Workshop: “Early Military Uses of Radio” with Andreas Bick (Composer)

THURSDAY – 08/21/2014

9:00 – 12:30
Mini-Conference: Presentations by student participants
12:30 – 13:30
Lunch
13:30 – 16:00
Seminar: “The Roaring ‘Twenties: Opportunities and Dangers in Digital History and HIstorical Sound” with Emily Thompson (Princeton University)
18:30 – 20:30
Public Lecture: “The Roaring ‘Twenties: Noise in New York City circa 1930” with Emily Thompson (Princeton University)
20:30 – 21:00
Drinks

FRIDAY – 08/22/2014

9:00 – 9:30
Tour: Lautarchiv
9:30 – 12:30
Seminar: “Archiving Vocal Signatures” with Britta Lange (HU Berlin), Carolyn Birdsall (UvA), and Viktoria Tkaczyk (UvA/MPIWG)
12:30 – 14:00
Lunch
14:00 – 14:30
Tour: Media Archaeology Fundus with Ines Liszko (HU Berlin)
14:45 – 17:00
Introduction to Signal Laboratory; Seminar: “Media Archaeology of Sound” with Mara Mills (NYU) and Stefan Höltgen (HU Berlin)
17:00 – 17:30
Concluding Remarks with Myles Jackson (NYU)

 

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