exploring the role of sound in natural and cultural environments

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World Listening Day 2014 At Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore – Saturday, July 19

1:00 pm Saturday, July 19   Join us for a public soundwalk in Miller Woods for World Listening Day 2014. This year’s theme is “Listen To You!” Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology (MSAE) member Monica Ryan will open your senses to the soundscapes of the […]

Tuesday Evenings at the MCA: Our Sonic Playground

Participate in guided soundwalks and listening exercises designed to engage awareness of the social, aesthetic, and environmental aspects of sound. You can collect your own sounds with portable field recorders as you explore ways to study and enjoy the voices of our local environment. A group phonography performance concludes the evening. Free to the public.

Soundwalk at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, May 21

Join us for a soundwalk in Miller Woods at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

Miller Woods Soundwalk 2010
Miller Woods Soundwalk 2010

Saturday, May 21 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Location: Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education
100 N Lake Street, Gary, Indiana 46403 Tel: 219-395-1772
MSAE Contact: Eric Leonardson <info@mwsae.org>

 

Join members of the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology and World Listening Project to learn how to explore the natural environment through sound and listening. After a brief talk, get some practical experience in focused listening outdoors in Miller Woods. Participation is free to the public.

Transportation

  • The Paul H. Douglas Center is a 20 to 30-minute walk north from Miller station on the South Shore Line.
  • South Shore NICTD trains depart from downtown Chicago three times in the morning. We will meet at 10:30 at Millennium Park station, 151 E. Randolph Street and take Train Number 603, departing at 10:45 a.m. Tickets cost $5.60 each way and can be purchased from a kiosk on the platform, or on-board the train. (“CLICK SAVE this link as” and download the NICTD Schedule in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. Chicago and Miller are both on Central Time.) The ride lasts one hour and eight minutes, providing ample time to get acquainted, discuss the soundwalk, upcoming plans for June, and the next World Listening Day 2011 on July 18.
  • Traveling by car? Public parking is available across the street from the Paul H. Douglas Center.

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“Listening for the Future” 2010 ASAE Symposium and Retreat

The proceedings of “Listening for the Future” the American Society for Acoustic Ecology’s first-ever national symposium and retreat are to be published soon. Read a conference report published in the Sept/Oct WFAE Online Newsletter.

Membership for 2010, Looking Ahead, Good News

A message to American Society for Acoustic Ecology members from Michelle Nagai, Membership Coordinator/Treasurer: Greetings Members, and Happy New Year! The time has come to renew your membership in the American Society for Acoustic Ecology. Our membership year coincides with the calendar year. Please follow […]