Inertia: A Conference on Sound, Media, and the Digital Humanities

Thursday, Apr 30, 2015 - 8:00am to Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 5:00pm

Co-hosted by Echo: A Music-Centered Journal, The Digital Humanities Working Group at UCLA, and Ethnomusicology Review, the event gathers scholars from a wide range of disciplines to discuss topics related tou sound, media, and the Digital Humanities.

See full Inertia conferenceprogram here:

Keynote speakers:

Kiri Miller

Kiri Miller is Associate Professor of Music at Brown University, where she is also affiliated with American Studies, Theatre Arts and Performance Studies, and the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America. Here research investigates participatory culture, interactive digital media, and virtual performance, with a current focus on digital dance games designed for motion-sensing interfaces. Miller completed the PhD in Music (Ethnomusicology) at Harvard University in 2005.

Jonathan Sterne

Jonathan Sterne is Professor and James McGill Chair in Culture and Technology in the Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University. His new projects consider instruments and instrumentalities; histories of signal processing; and the intersections of disability, technology, and perception.