Keynote Lecture: Jonathan Sterne (McGill): Audile Scarification. Notes on Opacity and Audition
Tuesday, June 21, 6.30 pm in 010 East Pyne, free and open to the public.
Jonathan Sterne is Professor and James McGill Chair in Culture and Technology in the Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University. He is
author of MP3: The Meaning of a Format (Duke 2012), The Audible Past: Cultural
Origins of Sound Reproduction (Duke, 2003); and numerous articles on media,
technologies and the politics of culture. He is also editor of The Sound Studies Reader (Routledge, 2012). His new projects consider instruments and instrumentalities; mail by cruise missile; and the intersections of disability, technology and perception. Visit his website at http://sterneworks.org.