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The theme of sound or musical procession (sounds that move relative to a stationary observer) played an important role in theater, opera, and music, but also in literature, from the eighteenth…
This talk argues that between ideals of representative government and of popular sovereignty, the French revolution enunciated a distinct third model of revolutionary leadership – that of the…
Hagia Sophia's reverberant acoustics were integral to the experience of services in the Great Church. Based on impulse response measurements that we obtained in two campaigns in December, 2014…
The architectural form of the mosques built by Mimar Sinan clearly reflected to contemporary viewers from within Ottoman culture the status and wealth of the respective buildings’ patrons.
This presentation discusses the relationship between songs and films in the context of Republican-era China.
Poetry Out Loud is a poetry performance competition hosted by the English Department and the Creative Writing Program, with support from the Stanford Humanities Center.
This talk considers artificial reverb as part of the legacy of the "detachable echo," a phenomenon that developed in late 19th and early 20th century acoustics and electroacoustics.
How do acoustic landscapes animate and engage the religious imagination? This talk will take up this question by focusing on the desert monastic literature of late ancient Egypt and Palestine.
In 1897, H.G. Wells published The Invisible Man, and Marconi filed his patent and established the first station for wireless telegraphy, what would become radio.
Before becoming Antony and Isabelle Raubitschek Professor at Stanford in 2000, Professor Martin taught Classics for eighteen years at Princeton University.