Music Studies Colloquium: Nina Eidsheim (UCLA)

Colloquium | February 14 | 4:30 p.m. | 128 Morrison Hall

 Department of Music

“The Race of Sound: The Acousmatic Question as Voice-Making”

Nina Sun Eidsheim studied vocal performance, composition, and philosophy at the University of Agder (Norway) and The Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus (Denmark) before pursing MFA in Music at the California Institute of the Arts. She completed her Ph.D. in critical studies/experimental practices program at the University of California, San Diego. Eidsheim is the author of Sensing Sound: Singing and Listening as Vibrational Practice (Duke University Press, 2015) and Measuring Race: the Micropolitics of Listening to Vocal Timbre and Vocality in African-American Popular Music (Duke University Press, 2019). She is also co-editing the Oxford Handbook of Voice Studies and a special issue on voice and materiality for the journal, Postmodern Culture (2014).

 music@berkeley.edu