January 10, 2014 Workshop: THE MATERIAL IMAGINATION: Sound, Space, and Human Consciousness. Stanford University. Standford, California. Speaker Alexander Nemerov, "Acoustic Shadows: Macbeth and the Civil War." Read More.
January 14, 2014 (Deadline) Call for Submissions. Organized Sound: An International Journal of Music and Technology. Issue thematic title: Mediation: Notation and Communication in Electroacoustic Music Performance. Electroacoustic Music created in real-time is understood as much by the means through which realisers communicate as it is by its sound pallet. Read More.
January 17-19, 2014 (Seminar/Workshop) Nature Sounds Society's Post Production Workshop. Dan Dugan Sound Design San Francisco, CA. Now that you've made some great recordings, what do you do next? Learn how to edit, filter, and produce CDs or MP3s of your recordings. Sound designer Dan Dugan will lead this hands-on seminar. The post workshop is an opportunity for participants to learn how to use digital audio workstation software. The workshop is open to both amateurs and professionals. Read More.
January 20, 2014 (Deadline) Call Sonic Arts Awards 2014.SoundEx and moorroom cultural association are pleased to present the second edition of the Sonic Arts Award (SAAW). The Sonic Arts Award is aimed at the production and promotion of sonic arts at an international level. SAAW will assign a cash prize to the winning project of each of the four categories. The fratto9 record label will select 1 (one) artist from among all participants for the publication of a CD as part of its catalogue. Winners will be notified in May 2014. Read More.
February 7, 2014 Workshop: THE MATERIAL IMAGINATION: Sound, Space, and Human Consciousness. Stanford University. Standford, California. Speaker Justin Tackett, "Sound, Cities, Technology in 19th-Century American Literature" Read More.
February 19-22, 2014 Conference: Archaeoacoustics: The Archaeology of Sound. Malta. Researchers around the globe are now taking note of unusual sound behavior in the world's sacred places and earliest buildings, including Malta's megalithic temples. The question goes beyond: Did ancient people try to control sound? to wondering: Why? Our goal during this event is to pull together information and experience from a wide range of sources, seeking a thread that identifies the most fundamental application of the human experience of hearing. Read More.
February 28, 2014 Deadline: Papers. Invisible Places | Sounding Cities
International Symposium on Sound, Urbanism and Place July 18, 19 and 20, 2014, Viseu Portugal. We invite artists to show sound pieces around the theme “Sound and Sense of Place”. We are interested in artistic works that raise awareness to the urban soundscape and that reflect critically how cities are growing and being planned around the globe. (Link to be announced.)
March 27-28, 2014. Urban Soundscapes and Critical Citizenship. Limerick, Ireland. In this interdisciplinary conference, we explore the intersection of soundscapes and acoustic ecology studies (Murray Schafer 1977; Truax 1978) with urban, applied ethnomusicology's focus on human subjects (Hemetek and Reyes 2007; Jurková 2012) and with sociological understandings of the cultural restructuring of urban space (Fainstein and Campbell, 2011; LeGates 2011; Bridge and Watson 2010), through an evocation of 'critical citizenship' (Nell et al, 2012). Read More.
March 14, 2014 Workshop: THE MATERIAL IMAGINATION: Sound, Space, and Human Consciousness. Stanford University. Standford, California. Speaker Justin Tackett, "Sound, Cities, Technology in 19th-Century American Literature" Read More
April 1, 2014 (Deadline) Call for submissions Sound in the Land 2013. Sound in the Land 2014 – Music and the Environment – is a Festival/Conference of Mennonites and music scheduled for June 5 – 8, 2014 at Conrad Grebel/University of Waterloo. This event will seek to explore and discover new ways of hearing the earth, listening to the environment, and creating musical and scholarly responses to what we hear. Read More.
April 4, 2014 Workshop: THE MATERIAL IMAGINATION: Sound, Space, and Human Consciousness. Stanford University. Standford, California. Margot Fassler, "Architecture and Music: Hildegard's Allegorized Setting for the Ordo Virtutum". Read More
May 2, 2014 Workshop: THE MATERIAL IMAGINATION: Sound, Space, and Human Consciousness. Stanford University. Standford, California. Speaker: Thomas Blom Hansen, "Concerning City Sounds and Senses". Read More
April 11, 2014 Workshop: THE MATERIAL IMAGINATION: Sound, Space, and Human Consciousness. Stanford University. Standford, California. Speaker: Charles Hirschkind, "The Ethical Soundscape: Cassette Sermons and Islamic Counter Publics". Read More
April 16-17, 2014 Symposium#8 Audio Mobility. Locus Sonus, Aix en Provence, France. Read More.
June 5-28, 2014 Conference: Sound in the Land 2014 - Sound in the Land 2014 will explore music and the environment while discovering new Mennonite perspectives. As a sequel to the highly successful Sound in the Lands 2009 (which explored Mennonite music across borders and boundaries), and Sound in the Land 2004 (which dealt with Mennonite musical diversities), Sound in the Land 2014 is both a festival with multiple concerts, performances and workshops featuring many musical styles, and an academic conference with papers and presentations exploring the new field of “ecomusicology” (music and the environment) from various Mennonite perspectives, locally and globally. R. Murray Schafer, well-known Canadian composer/founder of World Forum for Acoustic Ecology, has consented to be a keynote speaker. Read More.
July 1-4, 2014 Crossroads in Cultural Studies, Tampere, Finland . The 10th Crossroads Conference in Cultural Studies will be hosted by the School of Communication, Media and Theatre (CMT) at the University of Tampere jointly with the Society for Cultural Studies in Finland and the Association for Cultural Studies (ACS). Read More.
July 18, 19, and 20, 2014 Invisible Places | Sounding Cities International Symposium on Sound, Urbanism and Place. One of the fundamental premises of Acoustic Ecology is the idea of hearing education. It is in this sense that we will promote workshops, performances and sound installations in the public space in order to create a wider awareness of what is discussed by the researchers who will present their work during the symposium. Details yet to be announced.
Open Call: Spazioersetti, a privately funded exhibition venue based in Udine, north-east Italy dedicated to sound and space. It is currently accepting proposals for multi-channel sound installations to be exhibited. Works works must clearly focus on the relationship between sound and space, i.e. we are interested in sounds that are evidence of a dimension, a position, a proportion. Read More.
SUBMIT EVENTS: Send press releases about acoustic-ecology events to wfae (dot) organization(at)gmail.com. Put "Calendar Event" in the subject heading.