Juklia Kursell (UvA) & Jonathan Sterne (McGill)

NICA Public Lectures

13 and 14 January 2014, University of Amsterdam

Organized by Carolyn Birdsall (UvA), Myles Jackson (NYU), Mara Mills (NYU) and Viktoria Tkaczyk (University of Amsterdam)
Julia Kursell (UvA)

Motor Media: On Aural Feedback in the History of Musical Instrument Playing

Julia Kursell is professor of musicology at the University of Amsterdam. Before coming to Amsterdam, she worked as a research fellow at Bauhaus University in Weimar and at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin. Her research interests include the history of the physiology and psychology of hearing, as well as the relation between music, media and technology in Western composition after 1945. She has published widely in these areas in journals such as Configurations, Greyroom, and OASE. Most recently, the volume Music, Sound, and the Laboratory, co-edited with Alexandra E. Hui and Myles W. Jackson, has come out with Chicago University Press. 

Public Lecture: 

Date: Monday 13 January 2014
Time:
 15:00-17:00
Location:
 Doelenzaal, University Library, Singel 425, Amsterdam
The lecture is free and open to the public. No registration is required.

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Jonathan Sterne (McGill)

The Stereophonic Spaces of Soundscape

Jonathan Sterne teaches in the Department of Art History and Communication Studies and the History and Philosophy of Science Program 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). Visit his website at http://sterneworks.org.

Public Lecture: 

Date: Tuesday 14 January 2014
Time:
 19:00-21:00
Location:
 Doelenzaal, University Library, Singel 425, Amsterdam
The lecture is free and open to the public. No registration is required.