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Panel Acceptance and Abstract Submission

I found out yesterday that a panel I was on was accepted for The Roman Archaeological Conference 2016 in Rome (16-19 March 2016). The panel is on Sensing Rome: Sensory Approaches to Movement and Space, which is right up my alley. 152 more words

Sound Studies

One Month Out: Extra Exploring and Adjusting to a Life with No Trains

I’ve been back in the US for just over a month at this point. The first week I was back all the allergies of the last five months hit me at once, I lost my voice, and I was diagnosed with a torn ACL (a pre-abroad injury). 780 more words


Essay/Academic Rant: The Market-Frankford Elevated Line

The Market-Frankford Elevated Line, also known as the El, the MFL, MFE, and the Blue Line, is one of Philadelphia’s oldest modes of public transportation.  The MFL is a high speed-rail spanning 13 miles running directly over city streets and underneath as a subway. 1,519 more words

Urban Environmentalism

Space and Sound

I finished a first draft of my chapter on internal acoustics (see my previous posts herehere here) and I have started to redraft and clean up the chapter. 384 more words

Sound Studies

Conference Round-Up and Sensory Studies in Antiquity

Well, last week was busy and exciting all at the same time. I have been co-organising a conference on movement and sensory experience of religious groups or in religious terms. 273 more words

Sound Studies

From Small Farming to Urban Agriculture: El Monte and Subsistence Homesteading

“People want to get outdoors … and the small farms home gives them that opportunity,” Ross H. Gast told an audience of San Diegans in 1933. 3,551 more words