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Short (Third Person) Bio
Jonathan Sterne is Professor and James McGill Chair in Culture and Technology in the Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University. He is author of MP3: The Meaning of a Format (Duke 2012), The Audible Past: Cultural Origins of Sound Reproduction (Duke, 2003); and numerous articles on media, technologies and the politics of culture. He is also editor of The Sound Studies Reader (Routledge, 2012). His new projects consider instruments and instrumentalities; mail by cruise missile; and the intersections of disability, technology and perception. Visit his website at http://sterneworks.org .
Courses and Publications
Please visit my courses page to peruse my teaching interests.
Affiliations and Links:
Department of Art History and Communication Studies
Department of Music Research
Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music, Media and Technology
Institute for Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies
Institute for the Public Life of Arts and Ideas
Media History Research Centre
Centre de recherche sur l’intermédialité
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