Posted on November 20, 2020
An inter-university seminar, LISTEN brings together researchers in the humanities who study objects or practices involving sound or consider phenomena from an audile perspective: podcasts, audio books, radioliterature, performed poetry, slam, spoken word, sound arts, opera, audiovisual archives of literature, representation of sound and hearing in literature, soundscapes, paleophony… One of its aims is to devise methodological approaches for objects that exist thanks to technologies of sound recording and reproduction and/or exist at the borders of literature, performing arts, media studies and history of techniques and mentalities. Held in French or English, the seminar sessions are devoted to collective listening, sharing of methodologies and tools, scientific watch and reflecting on theoretical issues raised by sound objects and phenomena.
The seminar is conducted by Abigail Lang, Ella Waldmann and Bastien Goursaud.
The LISTEN seminar will take place online or in a hybrid format, preferably on Wednesdays from 5.30 pm to 7.30 pm.