Tom Miller is an anthropologist of music, curator, and sound and media artist. His research, writings, and installations bridge the disciplines of ethnomusicology, popular culture, museology, audiovisual representation, sensory mediation, shamanism, and the history of science. He holds degrees from Wesleyan University (B.A. in Music) and Columbia University (M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. in Anthropology). He is Professor of Liberal Arts at... Read More →
Karl Hagstrom Miller is Associate Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of Segregating Sound: Inventing Folk and Pop Music in the Age of Jim Crow (Duke). He is currently writing a book about the history of amateur participation in commercial pop music. |
"I am Sitting in a Room: The Private Pop Experience" |
Alone in a room with music--reverberations fill the space. The outside... Read More →
Jeremy Morris is an Assistant Professor in Media and Cultural Studies in the Department of Communication Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research interests include the digitization of cultural goods and commodities, the transition from software to “apps”, and the current state of the popular music industries. Jeremy was also a regular contributor and podcaster at Midnight Poutine, a local Montreal website devoted to music... Read More →
Van Truong is a Ph.D. candidate in the American Studies program at Yale University. Her work explores everyday, lived conditions of contemporary migration through literary, visual, and aural expressions of diasporic trauma and memory. She is also co-founder of SOUND HALL. www.soundhall.org
Abstract: | | "Distant Sounds"
"An exile feels that the state of exile is a constant, special sensitivity to sound. So I sometimes feel that... Read More →