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Listening Spaces: 21st Century Perspectives of Music, Technology, and Culture

October 19th, 2012

11:00am - 5:30pm EST

The Listening Spaces one-day conference seeks to investigate the impact of mediating technologies on our social and personal interactions with music. This FREE symposium and workshop, hosted by the Center for the Arts in Society, features world-renowned experts on the intersections of music, technology, social media and culture.

The event takes place on October 19th, 2012 at 11:00am at the Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry (CMU College of Fine Arts, room 111 — Google Map at

Event Schedule:
Speakers Symposium: 11:00am-1:30pm
Lunch: 1:30pm-3:00pm
Workshop/Moderated Discussion: 3:00pm-5:30pm

Jonathan Sterne, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University
Trebor Scholz, Department of Culture and Media Studies, The New School
Graham Hubbs, Department of Philosophy, University of Idaho
Larisa Mann, Department of Media Communications and Culture, New York University

Workshop subjects include Public/Private Listening, Acquiring Music, Utility of Music, Playlists and Mixtapes, Musical Meaning, and The Technology of Listening, all oriented toward exploring four fundamental questions: What do we do with music? Where do we get music? How and why do we share music? How and why do we recommend music?

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