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Call for Papers & Presentations (deadline: 14th March 2008)SOUNDING OUT 4 - An International Symposium on Sound in the Media4-6 September, 2008 – University of Sunderland Sounding Out will return to the University of Sunderland’s Media Centre in September 2008, hosted by the Centre for Research in Media &Cultural Studies. The conference aims to promote links and dialogue between practitioners, students and academics concerned with SOUND as communication, entertainment and creative practice across various media: including film, radio, television, video, audio-books, electro-acoustic music, sonic art, new digital media and computer games. Sounding Out 4 is particularly interested in the twin themes of sound and memory, sound and history but these are by no means exclusive and the debate is expected to be as wide-ranging and forward-looking as on previous occasions. The conference will include a selection of keynote speakers drawn from a variety of media (theory and practice), presentations of audio and audio-visual work, plus 14 panels of papers by delegates (a total of 40 papers).Keynote presentations will be given by:Ira BaskarAssociate Professor of Cinema Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India.Neil BrandPlaywright, radio dramatist, author, silent film accompanist & film music composer.Richard DyerProfessor of Film, King’s College London. His books include Stars (1979), Only Entertainment (1992), White (1997) and Pastiche (2007).Sean StreetProfessor of Radio, Bournemouth University, radio poet & producer, author of A Concise History of British Radio (2002).Hildegard WesterkampComposer, radio artist, sound ecologist, writer & performer.Proposals are invited for illustrated presentations of not more than 20 minutes, which may include 5 minutes of audio or audio-visual material.For more information on this and the previous conferences, please visit our website at: http://www.soundfile.org/sound Please send your abstract of no more than 150 words by 14th March toJohn-Paul Green, SOUNDING OUT 4, The Media Centre, Sir Tom Cowie Campus at St Peter’s,St Peter’s Way, Sunderland, SR6 ODD, United KingdomOr email email suppressed Organizers: Nick Cope - Christine Gledhill – Peter M Lewis – Caroline Mitchell – Chris PriestmanGianluca Sergi – Martin Shingler – Ulrike Sieglohr
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