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Currently I am writing a chapter on the acoustics of particular buildings in Ostia. Ostia was the port of Rome and commerce was central to the city’s daily rhythm. 354 more words


Classical Association 2015

This last weekend was the Classical Association conference, which is the main academic conference for the field of Classics in the UK. One of the themes of the conference was the senses and I presented a paper in a session on The Senses in Roman Life. 182 more words



Good morning! Today we begin our final descent toward Austin after a fun show in Fayetteville, AR. We will be starting our SXSW right with a secret show this evening for the… 88 more words


Music-making on a New Level: The Instrument 1

Let’s talk a little about The Instrument 1

Now, I’m not sure how many of you have come across this… but a friend of mine was telling me to check out… 194 more words


#MixtapeMemory: PROVOKE!

My (slightly sappy) mixed tape memory: When I first met my husband, he burned a couple of albums for me that made me weak in the knees.

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When Sound Studies Meets Disability Studies

“Structural listening,” “deep listening,” “ear training”– These are terms that music scholars have used to describe practices that attempt to govern their experiences with sound. We can’t see sound, per se, so we often talk about it in terms of its containers and receivers–the environment in which it lives. 1,188 more words


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: 325 more words