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The Composer as Process

The Composer as Process

Wed, February 8, 2023, 5:30pm The Composer as Process, or, for a Music History Without Protagonists with Dr. Fabio Morabito The nineteenth-century composer has a persistent image problem: inspired, unworldly, male, writing works of genius for posterity. If it has been the project of musicologists for the last 30 years to erode this checklist, he lingers still like a bad smell.

SpokenWeb Postdoctoral Fellowship

SpokenWeb Postdoctoral Fellowship

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

Next event November 16: How speech changes as we age

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

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 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...

Tonight!

Tonight!

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!

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.