Soundtracks: New Global Perspectives on Sound Studies

A series of lectures presented by Georgetown University’s German Department

Friday, September 15, 2023 – Rolf Goebel (University of Alabama): “…und die Schrift tönt.” Hölderlin’s “Mnemosyne,” Sound Studies and the Challenges of Auditory Hermeneutics
1:30-2:30 pm in ICC 462. Lunch will be available starting at 12:30 pm and please RSVP through this form.

Friday, November 10, 2023 – Viktoria Tkaczyk (Humboldt Universität, Berlin): Shaping Tongues, Ears, and Brains: Disciplines of Language Planning around 1900
1:00-2:00 pm in ICC 462. Lunch will be available starting at 12:30 pm.

Friday, January 26, 2024 – Brian Hochman (Georgetown University): “On the Wire: Electronic Surveillance and the War on Drugs, 1968-1994”

Friday, March 22, 2024 – Mary Helen Dupree (Georgetown University): “Laugh Tracks: Comic Declamation in Germany, 1800-1920” 

Organized by Dr. Mary Helen Dupree. For more information, please contact german@georgetown.edu.