The 2023 SpokenWeb Symposium and Institute is here! As part of the SpokenWeb Institute, the Sound Studies Institute is hosting three panel discussions on topics in sound studies and sound art on May 4 and May 5.
Research-Creation in Urgent Times
A symposium on Research-Creation This three-day event includes performances, panels and public talks by artists and researchers from across disciplines and geographic locations. All events are free. Full details including in-depth event descriptions, panelist + moderator biographies, and more can be found on our website: https://www.spar2c.ca/research-creation-in-urgent-times Accessibility notes: Panels + events with Live Captioning and/or … Continue reading Research-Creation in Urgent Times
New Visual Identity for SSI
We are excited to welcome you to our new website, featuring our new visual identity! In 2020-21, SSI partnered with Department of Art & Design to create new visual identity for the Sound Studies Institute, via Sue Colberg's senior design course. During the winter term, each student in the class worked to create a new … Continue reading New Visual Identity for SSI
SSI is proud to have helped in the creation of the new podcast Black Talk, featuring guest interviews with U of A political scientist Andy Knight, the creator and co-host of the series. The podcast explores systematic racism, as well as celebrating Black achievement. It is available via the Black Talk website, as well as … Continue reading Black Talk
Sound Studies Institute welcomes new director Dr. Scott Smallwood
Welcome to Dr. Scott Smallwood, the new director of the Sound Studies Institute! Dr. Smallwood is a composer, improviser, and sound artist whose own research combines technology and software with hardware instruments and traditional acoustic instruments. A faculty member of the Department of Music since 2009, Smallwood teaches music composition and technology. He has previously … Continue reading Sound Studies Institute welcomes new director Dr. Scott Smallwood