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Feb. 5, 2019 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM , Salen, ZEB, UiO

The architectures and norms of new media push people toward sharing everyday intimacies they might historically have kept to close friends and family. As more people are pushed toward gig work, the original gig workers - musicians - provide an exemplary lens for exploring the implications of this widespread blurring of interpersonal communication into everyday practices of professional viability. This talk draws on her new book "Playing to the Crowd: Musicians, Audiences, and the Intimate Work of Connection", plus nearly a decade of work on the tensions that musicians - and many others - must manage as social media platforms become integral to professional life. 

Feb. 5, 2019 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM , Forsamlingssalen, Harald Schjelderups hus

Samuel Mehr, Research Associate in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University, will give a seminar lecture entitled "A Natural History of Song".

Mar. 4, 2019 9:00 AM - Mar. 8, 2019 5:00 PM , RITMO, Harald Schjelderups hus

An intensive PhD-level training course on sound and motion analysis with experts in sound and music computing from the Nordic countries.