AUD: John Levack Drever: S o u n d P r a c t i c e (Dan Ellis )

Subject: AUD: John Levack Drever: S o u n d  P r a c t i c e
From:    Dan Ellis  <dpwe(at)ICSI.BERKELEY.EDU>
Date:    Sun, 20 Aug 2000 12:37:46 PDT

Dear List - I was sent the enclosed announcement of a conference in England next year for circulation on the list. Best, -- DAn Ellis <dpwe(at)> International Computer Science Institute Berkeley CA +1 (510) 666-2= 940 ------- Forwarded Message From: "john drever" <levack_drever(at)> Date: Sun, 20 Aug 2000 18:12:39 BST [Sorry for multiple postings. Please pass on this call to relevant groups= ] S o u n d P r a c t i c e the 1st UKISC conference on sound, culture and environments Dates: 16-20 February 2001 Location: Dartington Hall Centre & Dartington College of Arts, Devon, England Organised by: UKISC: UK and Ireland Soundscape Community - an affiliated member of the World Forum for Acoustic Ecology Sponsored by: World Scientific and Engineering Society University of Plymouth Dartington College of Arts Aim: Sound Practice is the first conference in the UK dedicated to all aspects= of sound in its relationship to the environment. Environment is interpreted quite broadly to include social and cultural contexts, natural habitats, notions of community and place, physical and virtual spaces, etc. Interdisciplinary by nature, Sound Practice will act as a meeting place f= or architects, sound designers, musicians, psychologists, urbanologists, ecologists, geographers, anthropologists, sound engineers, biologists, audiologists, teachers, sound artists, environmental health, acousticians= , the Media, sound archivists, et al. to share, discuss and experience the sonic environment. For background on soundscape studies and acoustic ecol= ogy see: Objectives: 1. To nurture our understanding and awareness of the soundscape. 2. To report on past, current and future soundscapes. 3. To advance the emerging interdiscipline of soundscape studies. Themes: o Listening to the Soundscape o Art and Acoustic Ecology o Sounding the Built Environment o Heritage, Conservation & Innovation o Pedagogical Approaches o Social Practice of the Soundscape o Future Strategies Provisional Guest Participants include: Jean-Fran=E7ois Augoyard R. Murray Schafer Pauline Oliveros Hildegard Westerkamp -------------------------------------------------- Invitation to submit proposals: Proposals pertinent to the above topics are welcomed from a variety of presentation formats: academic papers, workshops, posters, sound walks, electroacoustic and acoustic compositions, multi-media presentations, live-art performances, roundtable dialogues, panel discussions, installations, exhibitions, soundscape study reports, demonstrations of n= ew technologies. Submission Instructions: All submissions must include - Name: Institutional Affiliation (if applicable): Postal Address: Email: Web Page (if applicable): Presentation Format: Title of Presentation: Duration: Programme Notes or Abstract (500 words max): Short Biography (300 words max): Technical Requirements: Please include DAT, CD, video, score and other relevant forms of documentation of proposed presentation. All materials received will be pu= t into the UKISC archive. The proceedings will be published after the conference. All participants are expected to attend the conference. As w= ell as posting your submissions please also register your submission online. Deadline for submission of proposals: 20 October 2000 Send Proposals and Submissions to: John Levack Drever SOUND PRACTICE Research & Postgraduate Centre Dartington College of Arts Totnes, Devon England TQ9 6EJ Tel: 01803 868683 Email: j.drever(at) Online Registration of Submissions at: -------------------------------------------------- Programme Advisory Committee: John Levack Drever (Chair), Dartington College of Arts, University of Plymouth, UK Carlos Alberto Augusto, Euphonium, Portugal Andrew Deakin, Middlesex University, UK Dr. Peter Lennox, University of York, UK Oliver Lowenstein, Fourth Door Review Pedro Rebelo, University of Edinburgh, UK Dr. Philip Tagg, University of Liverpool, UK Dr. John-Paul Thibaud, Laboratoire CRESSON, France Prof. Barry Truax, Simon Fraser University, Canada Gregg Wagstaff, The Touring Exhibition of Sound Environments Dr. Geraint A. Wiggins, City University, London, UK ------- End of Forwarded Message

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