SpokenWeb Postdoctoral Fellowship. SpokenWeb invites applicants for a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship in critical approaches to literary audio, creative and critical remediations, performance, media archaeology, book history and print culture, digital humanities, and/or the archive informed by feminism, queer theory, etc. Deadline January 31, 2023
7th December 2022 – 25th January 2023: birding by ear
Marking the opening of the new Sound Studies Institute sound art gallery is the premiere of a new multichannel realisation of a sound art piece by U of A guest artist-in-residence Yvonne Mullock.
winners of call for student projects + upcoming exhibition
Winners of call for student projects + upcoming exhibition In October, as part of our annual recognition of the birthday of Moses Asch, we announced a call for student projects inspired by the Asch Collection ...
XiME Fall 2022 Concert
XiME Fall 2022 Concert with Special Guest Courtney Brown on Hadrosaur Skull Free Admission The Experimental Improvisation Ensemble (XiME) is a performing group of musicians, sound artists and other artists...
Next event November 16: How speech changes as we age
Wazaat? How speech changes as we age with Dr. Ben Tucker Wednesday, November 16, 2022 7:00 PM MST In-person at the Sound Studies Institute with refreshments Old Arts Building and Convocation Hall Room 3-47 Click here for the livestream A 2003 Pickles comic strip depicts a spontaneous conversation between two elderly friends: Earl asks Clyde, … Continue reading Next event November 16: How speech changes as we age
Open Call: Sound Artist in Residence April – May 2023
Open Call: Sound Artist in Residence April - May 2023 The SpokenWeb Project and the Sound Studies Institute at the University of Alberta invite proposals from accomplished Sound Artists for a four-week residency and two-week exhibition to be held in Edmonton, Canada from April 1 - May 12, 2023. We are seeking proposals from local, … Continue reading Open Call: Sound Artist in Residence April – May 2023
Call for Proposals
Call for student projects related to Asch Collection of Folkways Records CASH PRIZES & PRESENTATION OPPORTUNITIES On November 30, 2022, the Sound Studies Institute will host our third Moses Asch Day, celebrating the 117th birthday of Moses Asch, by showcasing student projects that engage directly with or are inspired by...
SoundsOnline.ca: A collaborative web portal for sound studies online with Dr. Stephanie Archer Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2022Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pmIn-person at 3-47 Old Arts Buildingwith refreshmentsOld Arts Building and Convocation HallRoom 3-47Click here for the livestream The goal of this project is to create a web portal for collaborative research on the perception and production … Continue reading Tonight!
Coming up next week!
Coming up next week! Wed, Oct 12, 2022 7:00pm-8:00pm Ouroboros: tuning relations and invented systems of play with Imaginary Instruments Imaginary Instruments co-compose works existing between composition and improvisation that navigate sound using disparate instruments (14th -century portative organ and modular synth). The talk will explore questions of agency and materiality in performance, the creation of tuning systems, and psychoacoustic phenomena.
Call for Projects – Moses Asch Day
Call for student projects related to Asch Collection of Folkways RecordsCASH PRIZES & PRESENTATION OPPORTUNITIES The Moses and Frances Asch Collection of Folkways Records (Asch Collection) was donated to the University of Alberta in 1985 and is an unparalleled addition to the University’s sonic resources. The Asch Collection includes over 2100 records encompassing folk, roots, … Continue reading Call for Projects – Moses Asch Day