Author Archives: Alexandra Lippman

David Novak on “The Dubbing of a New Era: Audiocassettes, Open Access and the Dissonances of Digital Democracy”

  I am excited for Dave Novak‘s upcoming talk May 26th at UC Davis. I will serve as the discussant for his talk, which is co-sponsored by Science and Technology Studies,¬† Innovating Communication in Scholarship and Center for Science and … Continue reading

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Sounding Board– A Collective Exhibition

If you happen to be in Austin, make sure to visit the exciting–and first ever–Sounding Board collective installation curated by Leonardo Cardoso. The exhibition is the first of its kind for the Society for Ethnomusicology’s annual meeting and features many … Continue reading

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Provoke! A Special Collection of Digital Sound Studies

Cross-posted on Innovating Communication in Scholarship Provoke! ¬†published its first online collection of sonic scholarship, making scholarly communication just a little noisier. As the editors write: “Provoke! creates a home for creative-critical projects by makers, documentary artists, and sound scholars … Continue reading

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Standardardizing Species: Listening to, Representing, and Universalizing Bird Sounds in the 20th Century

I’m excited for Alexandra Hui’s upcoming talk November 4th at UC Davis and for the chance to act as discussant of her paper. She will be the second invited speaker of our Innovating Communication in Scholarship and Center for Science … Continue reading

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Paperphone, a Scholarly Voice Playground

Digital humanist Wendy Hsu and experimental music artist Jonathan Zorn have been hard at work on Paperphone, an audio effects processor designed for scholarly papers exploring the nexus between humanities and sound. Version 1.0 boasts 16 effect presets including Operatic, … Continue reading

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Seashell Sound: Eerie and Eary Doubles

At Cabinet Magazine Stefan Helmreich speaks shells and: “puts an ear to popular science and poetry, following a history that has, first, shells singing, speaking, sighing, and echoing distant oceanic and communal pasts, and next, shells reflecting back the personal … Continue reading

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Preserving Sound: A documentary on the British Library’s Sound Archive

The Wire goes underground into the vaults of the British Library’s Sound Archive. “The 20th century was about audiovisual material, our memory of the 20th century is heavily audiovisual, but our sense of the 21st century is going to be … Continue reading

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