The Soundscapes in the Early Modern World Research Seminar meets three times a year. Where the speaker has given their consent, recordings of the seminar will be posted here.
The next Soundscapes in the Early Modern World Research Seminar will be on Monday 2nd October at 10.00am BST. Matthew Champion (Melbourne), will talk on ‘Ringing the Changes: Sound, Temporality, and Reformations Chair: Dolly MacKinnon (Queensland) All welcome!
The next Soundscapes in the Early Modern World Research Seminar will be on Tuesday 13th June at 4.00pm BST. Diane Oliva (Michigan), will talk on ‘Seismic Affects: Sensing Earthquakes in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World’ Chair: Sarah Koval (Harvard) All welcome!
The next Soundscapes in the Early Modern World Research Seminar will be on Thursday 29th September 2022 at 5.00pm BST. Micheline White (Carlton) will talk on ‘The Sound of Women in Liturgical Spaces: From Silent Hannah to Howling Chambermaids. All welcome!
Wednesday 27 April 2022, 17.30BST Virtually everyone knows what race looks like. But what does race sound like? And what does race sound like in Shakespearean drama, on the page or on the stage? During this talk, Dr David Sterling Brown will discuss, in relationship to Shakespeare’s dramatic literature, the “sonic colour line” and […]
‘The Sonic Renaissance: Bodily Experience and Spatial History’ Soundscapes in the early modern world research seminar, 3 March 2022 Speaker: Niall Atkinson (University of Chicago) Chair: Rachel Willie (LJMU)
Roundtable discussion given at the Soundscapes in the Early Modern World conference, 5-9 July 2021. Speakers: Nandini Das Sarah Dustagheer Katherine Butler Schofield Jennifer Lynn Stoever Wayne Weaver
Tess Knighton (ICREA-Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), ‘How processions moved: emotional discourses in civic ceremony in early modern Europe’. Chair: Rachel Willie (LJMU) Feature image: ‘Saint Agnes’ (one of a pair) mid-16th century, possibly by Diego de Tiedrac
Here, you may watch and listen to Bruce Smith’s lecture, “What is (Are?) Sound Studies and What Shape is it (Are They?) in Now?”, delivered at Green College, University of British Columbia, on Thursday 21st March 2019. We are extremely grateful to Green College for recording this talk and for allowing us to post it. […]