"Studies in Sound: Listening in the Age of Visual Culture" is an international graduate student conference taking place Thursday, February 22nd to Saturday, February 24, 2007 at the University of Iowa, hosted by the Department of Cinema and Comparative Literature.
The conference schedule is now available! Click here for the program.
A few special events to note :
Thursday, February 22nd at 7pm: The conference opens with a special screening of The All-Around Reduced Personality: REDUPERS (Helke Sander, 1978) followed by an opening reception
Friday, February 23rd at 7pm: Keynote speaker Caryl
Flinn will give a talk titled "The Racial Vicissitudes of a Song: Irving
Berlin's 'Heat Wave' on Film and Stage." Caryl Flinn is Professor of Women's Studies at The
University of Arizona and author of Brass Diva: the
Life and Legends of Ethel Merman, The
New German Cinema: Music,History and the Matter of Style , and Strains of Utopia: Gender, Nostalgia, and Hollywood Film Music.
Saturday, February 24th at 7pm : The conference closes with a presentation of The Audible Picture Show,
audio works for a "dark cinema," followed by a closing night party.
Other Spring Sound Events
FRIDAY FEB 23rd
6-9 PM at the ARTS IOWA CITY UNDERGROUND GALLERY
NEW WORK by
RYAN GARBES and ANDY SPORE
featuring live sound/music performances by
ANDY SPORE as YOUTH OF THE BEAST
RYAN GARBES, ANDY SPORE, FRANCIS ZAANDER, ZACH KMIEC, and JAMES
KINKADE as MEF TEEF
Performances from 7:45 - 9:00
Arts Iowa City Underground Gallery
103 E. College Street
(In the basement of the old Savings and Loan building on the corner of
Clinton and College St (where College is the Ped Mall) across the
street from the Old Capital Mall in the building conjoined with