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Sound Effects: Sound Studies Conference (Center for Cultural Analysis)

The Center for Cultural Analysis has announced the schedule for its one-day conference: Sound Effects.

Thursday, October 23, 2008


Sound Effects: Sound Studies Conference

9:00 am, Breakfast

9:30 am, Introduction

Meredith McGill Director, Center for Cultural Analysis

Sound and Format

Introduced by Eric Barry Department of History, Rutgers University

9:45 am, Format Theory

Jonathan Sterne Chair, Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University

10:45 am, The Breaks and the Bronx: On the Origins of the Hip-Hop DJ

Mark Katz, Associate Professor, Department of Music, University of North Carolina

11:45 am?1:00 pm Break


Introduced by Lisa Gitelman Departments of English and Media, Culture and Communication, New York University

1:00 pm, Facing the Radio

John Mowitt, Professor, Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota

2:00 pm, Peer Production of Crowd Noise: Prize Fight Radio and Ideas of Property

Elena Razlogova, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Concordia University

3:00 pm Break

Ambient Sound

Introduced by Carter Mathes, Department of English, Rutgers University

3:15 pm, The Cybernetic Hi-Fi of Brainwaves

Douglas Kahn, Professor of Art History, Music, and Technocultural Studies, University of California at Davis

4:15 pm, Beethoven at the 7-Eleven: Music, Negative Ambience, and Defensible Space

Robert Fink, Associate Professor III, Department of Musicology, UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music

Alexander Library

Teleconference Lecture Hall

(4th Floor)
169 College Avenue

New Brunswick, NJ

Parking Information

7:30 pm PERFORMANCE by RADIO WONDERLAND at the Red Lion Cafe, Rutgers Student Center, College Avenue

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