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17th Annual Cultural Studies Conference

Sonic Interventions: The Listening Practices of Cultural Studies

Saturday, April 13, 2013, 9:00am

Faculty Room of the University Club, IMU

2013-Cultural-Studies-Conference-poster17th Annual Cultural Studies Conference
Sonic Interventions: The Listening Practices of Cultural Studies

April 13, 2013

10:00-11:15
Opening Keynote: “Who Tunes Whom?: Auto-Tune, the Earth Model, and the Politics of Frequency”
Jonathan Sterne, McGill University

11:30-12:45
Panel 1: Music and Its Mediations
Ronda Sewald, “Bang the Drum for Jesus: Civilian Uprisings against the Use of Musical Warfare by the Early Salvation Army”
Daniel Bishop, “Sounding Spaces of Nostalgia in The Last Picture Show and American Graffiti”
Ed Comentale, “Taylor Swift and the Cool Kids”
Moderated by Marissa Moorman

12:45-1:45
Lunch (provided by Cultural Studies)

2:00-3:15
Panel 2: Close Listening: Past, Present, and Future
Patrick Featser, “’I Wish You Could See Me Now’: Listening to the Phonographic Past”
Sue Tuohy, “Sonic Practices: Producing and Competing for Public Spaces, Musical Communities, and Publics”
Phil Ford, “What Is the Sound of Revolution?”
Moderated by Micol Seigel

3:30-4:45
Closing Keynote Address: “‘A Woman Is a Sometime Thing’: Black Women Vocalists (Un) Doing Gershwinian Time”
Daphne Brooks, Princeton University

All events will take place in the Faculty Room of the University Club, IMU.

Co-Sponsored by the College Arts and Humanities Institute, the Department of Communication and Culture, the Department of American Studies, the Department of Anthropology, the Department of English, and the Department of Gender Studies.