Featured Consponsored Events

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English Department Cosponsored events. 

Past Events

October
12
Date
Thu October 12th 2017, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location:
Building 50, Room 51A

A Conversation with Yuri Herrera Concerning Violence

Geballe Humanities Workshop on Decoloniality

October
12
Date
Thu October 12th 2017, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location:
Building 50, Room 51A

A Conversation with Yuri Herrera Concerning Violence

Geballe Humanities Workshop on Decoloniality

June
2
Date
Fri June 2nd 2017, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location:
McMurtry 370

Noise, the longtime companion of violent natural forces, rowdy underclasses, war and madness, achieved a new status as a signal within the regime of electrical transception.

May
17
Date
Wed May 17th 2017, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location:
Black Community Services Center

Why does U.S. literature spotlight individual racist villains and heroes during a period ofinstitutional change?

May
11
Date
Thu May 11th 2017, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location:
CCRMA Classroom

Thessaloniki, the second largest city in Byzantium, presents an ideal laboratory for the study of Byzantine soundscapes.

April
7
Date
Fri April 7th 2017, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location:
CESTA

Acoustic vases are simple earthenware pots placed, with mouths open, in the walls and vaults of post-classical churches.

March
10
Date
Fri March 10th 2017, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location:
Humanities Center Board Room

This lecture will outline some of the theoretical and methodological parameters that inform our study of spoken sound recordings (from cylinder and flat disc records to magnetic tape and MP3 files…

February
10
Date
Fri February 10th 2017, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location:
Humanities Center Board Room

Stephen Sansom, “Sound and Oral Poetics in the Shield of Heracles

November
18
Date
Fri November 18th 2016, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location:
Humanities Center Board Room

I will frame Gaston Bachelard’s concept of a ’shell as crystal’ with his discussion of material imagination and the poetic image.

June
3
Date
Fri June 3rd 2016, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location:
Humanities Center Board Room

The advent of sound recording at the end of the 19th century fostered seemingly firm distinctions between live musical performance and the mere playback of records.