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2014 Year-in-Review

MSAE 2014 year-in-review, plus what’s ahead in 2015. We hope this New Year has started off well as we take time to reflect and take note of our activities and prospects. Happily, the MSAE had an extremely productive 2014. Highlights of the year and into 2015 include: Eric Leonardson led a soundwalk and Chicago Phonography […]

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WFAE Conferences In 2014 | Call For Abstracts and Audioworks In March

Two WFAE conferences happen in 2014. Sound In the Land in June, in Canada, and Invisible Places | Sounding Cities in July, in Portugal. CFP deadlines are 15 and 31 March.

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New England Forum for Acoustic Ecology Presents Eric Leonardson

The New England Forum for Acoustic Ecology (NEFAE) present talks, a reception, and concert featuring special guest Eric Leonardson and members of NEFAE. Leonardson is the founder and member of the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology.

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Feb. 15–18: Join the Great Backyard Bird Count

The Great Backyard Bird Count is a newly global, annual event that happens annually and you’re invited to participate.

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SIU launches Antarctica, Imagined Geographies

  My colleagues Gary Kolb, Dr. Peter Lemish and Megan Lotts and I have been busy over the past several months preparing a large scale initiative here in Carbondale centering on Antarctica. The initiative features lectures, films, panel discussions an installation and  a concert event.  Many of these events may be of special interest to […]

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The Global Composition: Deadline for submissions extended until March 30, 2012!!

The deadline for artistic, scientific, and scholarly submissions to The Global Composition conference on Sound, Media, and Environment has been extended to March 30, 2012. For further details on this exciting opportunity on July 25–28 in Darmstadt, Germany please visit our previous post. Or, visit the Call for Proposals page: http://www.the-global-composition-2012.org/call.html

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Phono+Photo Panel On Sound Recording As Art

On Wednesday, February 29 MSAE member Eric Leonardson moderated a panel discussion at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) on the development of sound recording as an art form in its own right. Hosted by the Departments of Sculpture and Sound, the discussion examined the development of the art via the historical […]

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Steve Jones: Netsch Soundwalk Slideshow and Audio

Listen and look at Steve Jones’s November 12, 2001 Presentation and Soundwalk at UIC Behavioral Sciences Building: Steve Jones, Ph.D. – Walter Netsch: Education, Sound, Urban Space & Mobility Download Steve Jones’s slideshow for his talk: NetschSoundwalk2011 [PDF 1.3 MB] Listen to Alison Cuddy’s 1-minute feature for “Weekender” on WBEZ: WBEZ Weekender Nov 11, 2011 […]

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CALL FOR SCIENTIFIC AND ARTISTIC CONTRIBUTIONS for International Conference, “The Global Composition” July 25-28, 2012 in Darmstadt

We are looking forward to your artistic, scholarly or scientific proposals for our event: The Global Composition Conference on Sound, Media and the Environment Darmstadt/Media Campus Dieburg (Hochschule Darmstadt), July 25-28, 2012 Info: http://www.the-global-composition-2012.org/index.html Call: http://www.the-global-composition-2012.org/call.html Contact: fabienne.rudolph@stud.h-da.de Deadline for submission: March 1, March 30, 2012 Notification: April 20, 2012 Proposals are invited for roundtable […]

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Mobile Media, Urban Spaces, and “Netsch” Soundwalk With Steve Jones

Steve Jones, UIC Distinguished Professor in Communication and MSAE member, will give a short presentation concerning mobile media, urban spaces and sound, followed by a “Netsch” soundwalk on the University of Illinois Chicago campus.

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