Tagung | Differentiating Sound Studies: Politics of Sound and Listening (hybrid)

Das Music Research Center der Hanyang University in Seoul lädt am 15.-16. April 2022 zu seiner zweiten internationalen Konferenz “Differentiating Sound Studies: Politics of Sound and Listening” ein. Die Konferenz findet in englischer Sprache in einem hybriden Format statt, das Online-Angebot wird via Zoom übertragen. Eine Registrierung für die Konferenz ist über die Seiten der Universität möglich.

All sessions, including keynote addresses, are delivered live via Zoom. Timelines are given in UTC+9 unless noted otherwise, and daylight saving time (DST) is taken into consideration where applicable. A soft copy of the entire program book, with abstracts and bios, will be available in late March. Click here to download the program below. The contents of this program are subject to change.

Day 1, Friday, 15 April 2022

07:50–08:00 Welcoming Address

Professor Kyung-Young CHUNG (Director, Music Research Center, Hanyang University)

08:00–09:00 Keynote Lecture 1

Eric DROTT (The University of Texas at Austin), Streaming, Sleep, and the Crises of Social Reproduction

09:00–11:00 Session 1a: Class & Stratum (Chair: TBA)

  • 09:00–09:30 Nimalan YOGANATHAN (Concordia University), Aural Counterpublic Resistance: Noise, Silence and Acoustical Agency in Protest Tactics
  • 09:30–10:00 David KJAR (Chicago College of Performing Arts, Roosevelt University), Sounding New Old-Music for 21st-Century Royalty: Commissioning Early Music at the Pine Island Music Festival
  • 10:00–10:30 Patrick MITCHELL (University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music), Communicating Rage: Multifaceted Resistance as Sonic Protest in Rage Against the Machine’s Self-Titled Album (1992)
  • 10:30–11:00 Andrés TORRES (Universidad de Antioquia), The Sound Identity of the Resistance: Testimonies and Canyon Songs that Fluid Through a Sound Cloud that Stands a Fight Against a Megaproject

09:00–10:30 Session 1b: Sound, Class, and Technology (Chair: TBA)

  • 09:00–09:30 Jordan ZALIS (Memorial University), Net Effects: Listening to Basketball in Toronto
  • 09:30–10:00 Stefan GREENFIELD-CASAS (Northwestern University), Video Games Alive: (Re)playful Listenings in Video Game Music Concerts
  • 10:00–10:30 Cody Black (Duke University), Headphonic Ignorance: Wireless Headphones, Anticipatory Listening, and (In)Audible Disconnect of Everyday Movement in South Korea

11:00–13:00 Session 2a: Gender & Sexuality, Part 1 (Chair: TBA)

  • 11:00–11:30 Lara BALIKCI (McGill University), A Queer Phenomenology of Furniture Music: A Case Study of Alvin Lucier’s I am Sitting in a Room (1969) as Musical Furniture
  • 11:30–12:00 Yiqing MA (University of Michigan), Theorizing Vocal Timbre: Gender Performance and Transgression in J-pop
  • 12:00–12:30 Sunhong KIM (University of Michigan), Gender Association in Traditional Korean Sound in Hallyu
  • 12:30–13:00 Madeleine FRIESEN (University of Toronto), Transvocalisms: Technology and (Tres)passing as Sound Education

11:00–12:30 Session 2b: Sound Studies in Action (Chair: TBA)

  • 11:00–11:30 Francesca INGLESE (Northeastern University), Beyond the Binary: Race and Sonic Orientation in Coloured Popular Musicking
  • 11:30–12:00 Michael FRISHKOPF (University of Alberta), The Sonorous, Audible Mosque
  • 12:00–12:30 Young Eun KIM (University of California, Santa Cruz), A Study on the Origins of “Ear Training” in the Modernization Period of Korea: Japanese Music Education and Military Training

13:00–14:00 Lunch (Breakout rooms available via Zoom)

14:00–16:00 Roundtable: Asian Sound Cultures (Moderator: TBA)

Panel: Vebhuti DUGGAL (Ambedkar University Delhi), Jenny HALL (Monash University), Iris HAUKAMP (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies), Christin HOENE (Maastricht University), Jina Eleanor KIM (University of Oregon), Martyn David SMITH (University of Sheffield), Kornphanat TUNGKEUNKUNT (Thammasat University), Noah VIERNES (Akita International University), Ka Lee WONG (University of Southern California)

Day 2, Saturday, 16 April 2022

10:00–11:00 Keynote Lecture 2

Mack HAGOOD (Miami University), Dark Listening

11:00–12:30 Session 3a: Gender & Sexuality, Part 2 (Chair: TBA)

  • 11:00–11:30 Melek CHEKILI (University of Southern California), From Silence to Music: Alternative Voices to Bear Witness in Les Silences Du Palais (Tlatli, 1994)
  • 11:30–12:00 AM MEDINA (University of California, San Diego), Toward a Trans of Color Sound Studies: Annihilation, Silence, and Listening Against the Necropolitical
  • 12:00–12:30 Iris BLAKE (University of California, Los Angeles), Sounding Queer Futurities in Larissa Lai’s Speculative Fiction

11:00–13:00 Session 3b: Sound Studies Contextualized (Chair: TBA)

  • 11:00–11:30 Hee Seng KYE (Hanyang University), Mixtape, Walkman, and Generation X: Tracing Nostalgia in Guardians of the Galaxy
  • 11:30–12:00 Yi Eun CHUNG (Hanyang University), Singing Elite Christians: Christianity and the Rise of Folk Music in South Korea, 1968–1975
  • 12:00–12:30 Hye Eun CHOI (New York University Shanghai), Re-imagining “Tears of Mokp’o”: From a Korean Resistance Anthem to a Baseball Fight Song
  • 12:30–13:00 Tadahiko IMADA (Hirosaki University), Out of Deconstruction: Creating Alternative Music for Children through the Sound Education

13:00–15:00 Lunch (Breakout rooms available via Zoom)

15:00–17:00 Session 4a: Politics of Sound (Chair: TBA)

  • 15:00–15:30 Susanne SACKL-SHARIF (University of Music and Performing Arts Graz), ‘Skateboarding is not a crime’: On the Functions of Sounds in the Fight for Public Spaces
  • 15:30–16:00 Ruard ABSAROKA (University of Salzburg), “Listening the Other Way”: Sonic Agnotology and the Politics and Practices of Differentiation through Musical Unknowing
  • 16:00–16:30 Rastko BULJANČEVIĆ (Academy of Arts of Novi Sad), Resisting the Sounds of Otherness: Soundscape, Distortion, (Self-)Violence, and Narrativity in the Drama Film Sound of Metal (2019)
  • 16:30–17:00 Pedro J S VIEIRA DE OLIVEIRA (Independent Researcher), Politicizing Acoustic Features: The Colonial Apparatus of Voice Biometry in the German Asylum System

15:00–16:30 Session 4b: Gender, Technology, and Voice (Chair: TBA)

  • 15:00–15:30 Veronika MUCHITSCH (Södertörn University), “Bubblegrunge” and Formations of Gendered Sound in Spotify’s Genre Practices
  • 15:30–16:00 Maximilian HABERER (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf), Streaming Against the Stream: Evading and Subverting the Power of Music Streaming Platforms
  • 16:00–16:30 Christopher ZYSIK (Paderborn University), The Voice of Cuteness: Constructing Gender Segregation in Japanese Idol Music

17:00–17:10 Closing Address

Professor Kyung-Young CHUNG (Director, Music Research Center, Hanyang University)

Quelle und weitere Informationen: https://mrc.hanyang.ac.kr/differentiating-sound-studies/program/