Winter 2019

by Jonathan Sterne on 23 December 2018

Research leave! I am mostly in Montreal, with side trips to New York City (AI Now), São Paulo (Sonologia), and Los Angeles (UCLA talk and NAMM). I am working on my book Diminished Faculties: A Political Phenomenology of Impairment. Summer 2019, I will return to my co-authored book with Mara Mills, Tuning Time: Histories of Sound and Speed, and will spend June 2019 in Berlin at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science.

Fall 2018

by Jonathan Sterne on 04 September 2018

I am mostly in Montreal teaching COMS 411: Disability, Technology, and Communication. There will be trips to Penn State, the University of Chicago, Northwestern (Great Lakes Association for Sound Studies), Atlanta (American Studies), Oslo. I am submitting a SSHRC Insight Grant application on artificial intelligence and culture. Winter term, I will be returning full time to my co-authored book with Mara Mills, Tuning Time: Histories of Sound and Speed.

Summer 2018

May 19, 2018

Mostly in Montreal with a 2 week tour of Europe in June and some vacation. I’m working on a paper on AI and mastering (co-authored with Elena Razlogova), a SSHRC grant application, and an essay on my voice, among other things. I will return to Tuning Time: Histories of Sound and Speed (co-authored with Mara […]

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12 Dec 2017: Berlin

October 26, 2017

Presenting work in progress with Mara Mills. Email the series coordinator for more details.

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Fall 2017

September 11, 2017

I am in residence as a visiting scholar at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, in the Epistemes of Modern Acoustics Group. With Mara Mills, I will be completing a co-written book manuscript tentatively titled The Speed of Sound: Sequences from the History of Time-Stretching and Pitch Shifting (or is it Tuning […]

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Summer 2017

May 6, 2017

I am in Montreal mostly, transitioning into sabbatical, which officially begins on 1 July. In fall term I will be in residence as a visiting scholar at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, in the Epistemes of Modern Acoustics Group. There, with Mara Mills, I will be completing a co-written book manuscript […]

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22-26 May 2017: Microsoft Research New England

January 2, 2017

Conference on disability and technology, 22 May. I will also be a scholar in residence for the week.

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18 May, Montreal

January 2, 2017

“Beyond the Analog Revival: Constructing Digital Models of Analog Signal Processors,” keynote, “Authentic Artifice,” 2017 meeting of the Society for Intermedial Aesthetics.

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15 May 2017, Montreal

January 2, 2017

At Drawn & Quarterly, in conversation with Damon Krukowski about his book The New Analog.

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3 May 2017: Harvard University

January 2, 2017

Keynote, conference on the history of compression. More details TBA.

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