Lecture Series: Sound & AI in Cultural Industries

Hybrid summer lunch talk series

Date: May – September 2024 (exact dates, see below)
Time: 12-1pm, bring your own lunch and join us!
Location: University of Amsterdam, BG 1 – Room 0.16 (E-lab), Turfdraagsterpad 9, Amsterdam & online
Credits: 1 EC (see assignment below)
For: PhD Candidates, RMa students and staff members in Media Studies. PhD Candidates and RMa students should be a member of a Dutch Graduate Research School.
Registration: Please carefully read information below.

To register for the series and receive further information (including Zoom links), please click here.

If you are a RMA/PhD based in the Netherlands and would like to follow this series for 1EC credit, please also register by sending an email with your with your name, affiliation, status (ReMA, PhD, other) and research school membership to rmes@rug.nl.

Organised by: Stacey Copeland, Carolyn Birdsall & Tzlil Sharon

Programme

22 MAY
Introduction / Reading & Discussion session

26 JUNE

Tiziano Bonini – Platformed! How Streaming, Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence are Shaping Music Cultures

24 JULY

Tzlil Sharon – Exploring the Potential of Podcast APIs in Redefining Listening

21 AUGUST

John Sullivan – AI, Programming Advertising, and the Datafication of Podcast Audiences

4 SEPTEMBER

Daniel Leix Palumbo – Historicising Voice Biometrics: The Colonial Continuity of Listening, from the Sound Archive to the Acoustic Database

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To register for the series and receive further information (including Zoom links), please click here.

If you are a RMA/PhD based in the Netherlands and would like to follow this series for 1EC credit, please also register by sending an email with your with your name, affiliation, status (ReMA, PhD, other) and research school membership to rmes@rug.nl.

Credits: 1 ECTS upon

  • attendance (at least 4 sessions)
  • active participation
  • reading report/critical reflection van 1500 words (+/- 10%), due by Monday 9 September

PhD Candidates and RMa students who want to obtain credits should be a member of a Dutch Graduate Research School.

For any other questions, please contact the organisers:

Tzlil Sharon (UvA): t.r.sharon@uva.nl
Stacey Copeland (RUG): a.v.m.copeland@rug.nl
Carolyn Birdsall (UvA): c.j.birdsall@uva.nl