Sound Studies Symposium

Sound Studies Symposium
Featuring Carter Mathes, Rutgers University
Friday, April 5, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Music Box, 151 Performing Arts  and Humanities Building

The UMBC Sound Studies Faculty Working Group presents the Spring Sound Studies Symposium.

Featured keynote address:

Carter Mathes, Department of English at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey – Decolonial Soundscapes: Blackness, Sonority, and Critique 

Additional presenters:

  • Maleda Belilgne, Department of English at UMBC – “Look and You Can Hear It:” Visualizing Sound in Black Narrative
  • Anna Rubin, Department of Music at UMBC – On the Edge: Karina’s Journey
  • Timothy Nohe, Center for Innovation, Research, and Creativity in the Arts, and Carol Hess, Department of Dance at UMBC – Burnt
  • Stephen Bradley and John Sturgeon, Department of Visual Arts at uMBC – Tuning Fork
  • Linda Dusman and Alan Wonneberger, Department of Music at UMBC – Dream, Prayer, and Lullaby in Surround

The Sound Studies Faculty Working Group is sponsored by the Dresher Center for the Humanities.

Plan Your Visit

Admission to the exhibition is free and open to the public.

We recommend parking at paid visitor parking in either Lot 9 behind the Performing Arts and Humanities building, the Walker Avenue Garage, or the Administration Drive Garage. Click here for additional location and parking information.

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