Day 1: September 8, 2017

University of Victoria (David Strong Building C116)


Welcome & Introduction

09:00-10:00: Kyle Devine & Alexandrine Boudreault-Fournier  Making Infrastructures Audible

10:00-10:30: Coffee break


Theme 1: Resources and Manufacturing

10:30–11:30: Alejandra Bronfman  Glittery: Unearthed Histories of Music, Mica, and Work

11:30-12:30: José Martínez-Reyes  Tonewood Ecopolitics: Entanglements of Forests and Guitars in Fiji

12:30-13:30: Lunch

13:30-14:30: Leslie Gay Jr. Shadows of Black and White: Materialities and Medialities in May Iriwn’s “Frog Song”

14:30-15:00: Coffee break

Theme 2: Shipping and Circulation

15:00-16:00: Alexandrine Boudreault-Fournier   StreetNet and Wires: Media Infrastructures and Electronic Music in Cuba

16:00-17:00: Discussion


Day 2: September 9, 2017

University of Victoria (School of Music, MacLaurin Building B, Room B037)


Theme 2: Shipping and Circulation (continued)

09:00-10:00: Matt Brennan Fields of Green? Infrastructures and Environmental Consequences of Live Music

10:00-10:30: Coffee break


Theme 3: Failure and Waste

10:30–11:30: Elodie Roy  Another side of shellac: Cultural and natural cycles of the gramophone disc

12:30-13:30: Lunch

13:30-14:30: Gavin Steingo  Electronic Music and the Problem of Electricity

14:30-15:00: Coffee break

15:00-16:00: Lauren Flood  The Sounds of Zombie Media: Waste and the Sustainable Afterlife of Repurposed Technologies

16:00-17:00: Discussion


Day 3: September 10, 2017

University of Victoria (School of Music, MacLaurin Building B, Room B037)


Synthesis, Open Discussion, Publication Planning (09:00-12:00)

Discussants: Penelope Harvey, Joseph Salem, Jentery Sayers, Will Straw, et al.

10:00-10:30: Coffee break

12:00-13:00 Lunch

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