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
SSI Welcomes Marilène Oliver as Interim Director
Welcome to Marilène Oliver, the interim director of the Sound Studies Institute! Marilène is an associate professor in Printmaking and Media Art in the Art & Design department. Oliver’s work is at the crossroads of new digital technologies, traditional print, and sculpture. It focuses on producing objects that bridge the virtual and the real worlds. She has … Continue reading SSI Welcomes Marilène Oliver as Interim Director
Women of Folkways XIII
Produced by the Sound Studies Institute and Northern Lights Folk Club, the annual Women of Folkways concert is dedicated to the celebration by women of women in the Folkways records catalogue. In conjunction with the Asch Collection, the Women of Folkways concert forms an important connection between the Sound Studies Institute and its forebear folkwaysAlive!, … Continue reading Women of Folkways XIII
SoundsOnline: SSI Seed Grant Profile
We spoke with the recipients of the 2020-2021 Sound Studies Institute seed grants to find out more about the ins and outs of their projects, the impacts of their research, and what the Sound Studies Institute means to them. Our discussions have been edited for clarity and length. Dr. Stephanie Archer is Assistant Professor of … Continue reading SoundsOnline: SSI Seed Grant Profile
WildTrax: SSI Seed Grant Profile
We spoke with the recipients of the 2021 Sound Studies Institute seed grants to find out more about the ins and outs of their projects, the impacts of their research, and what the Sound Studies Institute means to them. Our discussions have been edited for clarity and length. Dr. Erin Bayne is Professor of Biological … Continue reading WildTrax: SSI Seed Grant Profile