Wednesday, 28 December
119. Thinking Sound: Aural Cultures in America
8:30–9:45 a.m., Maryland Suite A, Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Late-Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth-Century American Literature
Presiding: Bill Brown, Univ. of Chicago
1. “Chittering Feebly: Animal Noise and Naturalist Mechanics,” Paul D. Young, Vanderbilt Univ.
2. “Bottle of the Bands: Automatic Music and American Media Publics,” Lisa Gitelman, Catholic Univ. of America
3. “Early Cinema’s Vocal Gestures,” Jonathan Auerbach, Univ. of Maryland, College Park