Upcoming Events


The Sound Studies Institute at the University of Alberta hosts regular events that enrich our contribution to the educational and sonic community. This page lists the events coming up in the next month.

For an up-to-date listing of current activity, please check out our calendar.


Ouroboros: tuning relations and invented systems of play

Wed, Oct 12, 2022, 7:00pm

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.

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SoundsOnline.ca: A collaborative web portal for sound studies online

Wed, Oct 26, 2022 7:00pm

SoundsOnline.ca: A collaborative web portal for sound studies online
with Dr. Stephanie Archer

The goal of the SoundsOnline project is to create a web portal for collaborative research on the perception and production of sound. Our aim is to provide a simple platform to engage participants across cultures and socio-economic status, thereby finding interest in the science of sound, and bring new participants to our campus.

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