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Sound at the Pullman National Monument and State Historic Site: A Report

October 2015 By Erik Summerville Borderbend Arts Collective, Pullman National Monument and State Historic Site, Outdoor Afro, and Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology (MSAE) co-presented a multi-faceted community engagement sound event at Chicago’s Pullman National Monument and State Historic Site on Saturday, October 3rd.  Eric Leonardson, founder and co-chair of the MSAE, kicked off the […]

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Positive Sound Design in Urban Soundscapes – Chicago Tribune

This week, Chicago Tribune Architecture Critic, Blair Kamin and I had a good chat about the positive role of sound in the design and experience of urban spaces. While noise problems at O’Hare Airport and Wrigley Field gain attention, we focused ways that sound reduces stress and enhance. Instead of the negative role, I mentioned […]

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‘scapes Sound Walk in the West Loop

Saturday, June 13 • 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Chicago Artists Coalition 217 North Carpenter, Chicago As the final programmatic element to his ‘scapes BOLT exhibition, Norman W. Long (MSAE) will take participants on a sound walk of the West Loop. Long will retrace his field-recording walks in a different season with a decidedly different […]

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SOUNDWALKS: Alive Broadcast

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April-June 2015 WFAE News Quarterly

The April-June 2015 WFAE News Quarterly is now online. This issue focuses on of WFAE affiliate news; a tribute to Peter Grant; a call for papers for publication in Soundscape: The Journal of Acoustic Ecology, Balance-Unbalance 2015, and a summary of recent research projects.

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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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In The Media: “Sound experts make art of the noise all around us” by Barbara Brotman

Sound experts make art of the noise all around us – Chicago Tribune… http://t.co/2sbgJ4PINK — MSAE (@MidwestSocAE) January 19, 2015

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Final hours for fundraising to complete In Pursuit of Silence

A fundraising campaign to complete ‘In Pursuit of Silence,’ a film directed by Patrick Shen ends today: Friday, November 7, 2014. Please see a short video and more details about the project at http://kck.st/1vnGOxz Leah Barclay suggested watching this for a better sense of how the director attends to sound http://vimeo.com/107939252. On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/InPursuitOfSilence

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Classroom Acoustical Environments and Student Achievement – May 29

Lauren Ronsse, PhD. presents “Effects of Classroom Acoustical Environments on Student Achievement”

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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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