5-6 May 2016: John Hopkins University

February 12, 2016

Keynote, “Sound Matters” conference.  Details TBA.

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21 April 2016: Harvard University

February 12, 2016

Annual History of Science Lecture: “Audile Scarification: Notes on the Normalization of Hearing Damage.” I’ll be around Cambridge for a week doing various things at Harvard and MSR.

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7-8 April 2016: Bard College

February 12, 2016

“Sound in Theory, Sound in Practice” conference.

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23 November-18 December 2015: Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin

June 9, 2015

I will be a guest scholar at the Max Planck Institute as part of the “Epistemes of Modern Acoustics” working group led by Viktoria Tkaczyk.  I will also participate in the “Testing Hearing” working group.

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16-20 November 2015: Paris

June 9, 2015

In Paris for talks and press appearances to promote the publication of The Audible Past in French (they’re still working out the title as I type, but it’s got Histoire de la modernité sonore in there somewhere.  More details as they happen, but there will probably be a public talk on the 20th. MP3 is due to appear in 2016.

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17 September 2015: University of Wisconsin-Madison

June 9, 2015

Presentation in the Communication Arts Department, probably on missile mail, and a seminar for students on sound studies.  Some cross-promotion with science and technology studies may happen. More news as I know it.

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Summer 2015

May 26, 2015

I am mostly in Montreal for Summer 2015, writing about missile mail and time-stretching (but not together), and preparing two new courses for winter 2016: an undergrad lecture course on sound studies, and a grad seminar on instruments and instrumentalities.

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Winter 2015

January 7, 2015

I am serving as acting director of Media@McGill for 2014-5. I am teaching my undergrad seminar on Disability, Technology and Communication. I’m also writing about time-stretching and Shakespeare, but not together.

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Fall 2014

August 28, 2014

I am serving as acting director of Media@McGill for 2014-5. I am co-organizing the Sound, Vision, Action symposium 14-15 November 2014, and teaching a seminar connected with it. I’m also writing about time-stretching and Shakespeare, but not together.

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30 April-2 May 2015, Inertia Conference, UCLA

August 27, 2014

Keynote, Intertia: A Conference on Sound, Media and the Digital Humanities.

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