Sound in Theory, Sound in Practice Conference at Bard College

Apr 07, 2016: 4:15 pm - 7pm
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Bard College Bito Conservatory

30 Campus Road  | Annandale-on-Hudson, New York 12504-5000

05:00pm Performance by Lesley Flanigan

05:30pm Jonathan Sterne (McGill University): Audile Scarification: Notes on the Normalization of Hearing Damage

Sound in Theory, Sound in Practice brings together scholars and practitioners to consider the potential of thinking about and through sound. Recent years have witnessed a sonic turn in the humanities and beyond. Many working in the fields of anthropology, literature, urban studies, history, media studies, and the arts have increasingly shifted their attention to sound as both an expressive medium, a material, and a critical object of inquiry. Under the auspices of Experimental Humanities and the Sound Cluster at Bard College, this two-day symposium will focus on questions of aurality, transmission, aesthetics, and evidence. Open and Free to the Public. Registration required at

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