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Music, Language, Thought 7

Wednesday, April 20
4:30 p.m.

 

Eugene Thacker (Media Studies, New School for Social Research) “Music and Negation”

Frances Dyson (Technocultural Studies, UC Davis)“From Hard to Soft Sound: Michel Serres’s Movement From Individual to Collective via Tone, Sensation and the Anechoic”

Thomas Y. Levin (German, Princeton) “‘Interro-Tunes’: Music, Torture and
the Aesthetic Politics of the Playlist”

All events are free and open to the public

Silver Center for Arts and Science / 100 Washington Square East / Department of Music, Rm 220

Sponsored by the departments of Music and Comparative Literature; with support from the NYU Humanities Initiative

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MLT: follow up

 

The new (winter 2011)  issue of Grey Room features a conversation between Branden W. Joseph (Columbia) and Suzanne G. Cusick (NYU), “Across an Invisible Line: A Conversation About Music and Torture.”

Branden W. Joseph presented a paper titled “Biomusic” at MLT I, in February 2009.

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Upcoming Events

MLT VI, March 4, 2011 (4pm)

Tamara Levitz (Music, UCLA): “The Composer as Allegorical Critic: Interpreting Musical Modernism through the Lens of Walter Benjamin”

Martin Harries (English, NYU): “Still: Sarah Kane After Beckett and Joy Division”

–and–

MLT VII, April 20, 2011 (4:30pm)

Eugene Thacker (Media Studies, New School for Social Research)

Thomas Y. Levin (German, Princeton)

Frances Dyson (Technocultural Studies, UC Davis)

Jason Stanyek (Music, NYU)

 

All events are free and open to the public

Silver Center for Arts and Science / 100 Washington Square East / Department of Music, Rm 220

Sponsored by the departments of Music and Comparative Literature; with support from the NYU Humanities Initiative

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Music, Language, Thought V

 

 

Friday, December 10th

3:00  –  7:00pm

Kevin Bell (English, SUNY Albany): “Non-Cognitive Aspects of the City:
Sound as Break in Christopher Harris’s “Still/Here.”

Myles Jackson (History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, NYU): “The Role of Physicists in Measuring and Defining Nineteenth-Century Musical Aesthetics.”

Ana María Ochoa (Music, Columbia University): “Orality and Orthography in Nineteenth-Century Colombia””

Gary Tomlinson (Music, University of Pennsylvania): “Paleolithic Formalism.”


Silver Center for Arts and Science

100 Washington Square East

Department of Music, Rm 220, 2nd floor


Sponsored by the departments of Music and Comparative Literature; with support from the NYU Humanities Initiative

 

Please save the date for:

MLT VI, March 4, 2011 (4pm)

Speakers: Tamara Levitz (Music, UCLA) and Martin Harries (English, NYU)

MLT VII, April 20, 2011 (4:30pm)

Speakers: Eugene Thacker (Media Studies, New School for Social Research), Thomas Y. Levin (German, Princeton), Frances Dyson (Technocultural Studies, UC Davis), Jason Stanyek (Music, NYU)

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Music Language Thought IV


Friday, December 4

Fred Moten (Duke) “Jurisgenerative Grammar (_For Alto_)”

5:30 pm


New York University
Silver Center of Arts and Science
100 Washington Square East
Department of Music, Room 220, 2nd Floor
Enter at Washington Place Doors
Admission free and open to the public
Sponsored by the Departments of Music and Comparative Literature

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