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Tag: 2011

Happy 2013! Announcing New Members, Journal, Honors & Awards

A lot of things are happening in the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology, here’s a list that includes some things you can do.

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 […]

World Forum for Acoustic Ecology Newsletter, Special Features By MSAE Members

Pelakas, Corfu
Corfu Island from Pelakas, photo by Eric Leonardson

The November/December 2011 issue of the WFAE Newsletter has posted with two feature articles by MSAE members and World Listening Project founders, Dan Godston and Eric Leonardson.

Eric Leonardson writes about his observations of the recent WFAE International Conference, “Crossing Listening Paths” held in Corfu, Greece.

Dan Godston provides a comprehensive sampling of world-wide events that took place during this year’s World Listening Day.

The World Forum for Acoustic Ecology (WFAE), founded in 1993, is an international association of nine affiliated organizations that share a common concern with the state of the world’s soundscapes. Our members represent a multi-disciplinary spectrum of individuals engaged in the study of the social, cultural and ecological aspects of the sonic environment. If you are on Facebook, and want to participate, join the WFAE 2011 [Corfu] Facebook Group.

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.

Chicago Phonography concert and soundwalk at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, October 8th

1–3 p. m. (Central Time), Saturday, October 8 Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore   100 N Lake Street, Gary, Indiana 46403 Douglas Center Telephone: 219-395-1772 . contact: Ranger Julianne Larsen, Telephone: (219) 395-1821 (Tuesday – Saturday) MSAE contact, Eric […]

“What If Sound Matters Too?” with Scott Bernstein, Center for Neighborhood Technology

7 PM, Wednesday September 21


Columbia College, Basement, 33 E. Congress Parkway, Chicago IL 60605

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The Midwest Society Acoustic Ecology and Department of Audio Arts & Acoustics at Columbia College present Scott Bernstein, President of the Center for Neighborhood Technology. His presentation, titled What If Sound Matters Too?: Revisiting the Potential for Healthy Soundscape will be on Wednesday, September 21 at 7 p.m. Admission free.

Scott Bernstein is co-founder and President of the Center for Neighborhood Technology, a 33 year-old Chicago-based national innovations center that promotes healthy and productive communities. CNT’s work applies geographic information to the redesign of urban and economic systems to help reveal, focus and better utilize local resources. CNT was awarded a MacArthur Foundation Award for Creative & Effective Institutions in 2009.

WLD 2011: Chicago Phonography and Nighttime Soundwalk on Miller Woods trail

Join the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology, World Listening Project, and Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore to celebrate World Listening Day, as they host a Chicago Phonography performance followed by a Nighttime Soundwalk on Miller Woods trail. As the sun sets, enjoy the transformation of the […]

Shh. Listen. MSAE receives mention in Australia

MSAE receives mention in ArtsHub article by Linda Carroli on World Listening Day events in Australia. With a focus on Australian events and acoustic ecology, among the projects mentioned are ones by artist Perdita Phillips and Brisbane-based sound artist Lawrence English. His Site Listening will […]

Photos from Douglas Center Celebration at Indiana Dunes, June 25, 2011

Photos from Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology led soundwalk and hands-on activities celebrating Douglas Center Silver Anniversary and “Leave No Child Inside” month, taken on Saturday, June 25, 2011. This free, family-oriented event brought together many local community groups and partnerships, all with fun and educational activities to enjoy.

MSAE Celebrates Douglas Center Silver Anniversary, Saturday June 25

Enjoy the natural beauty of Miller Woods. Celebrate families, soundscape, and education from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, June 25 at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, and honor the 25th anniversary of the Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education and “Leave No Child Inside” month.