We are delighted to announce that registration is now open for ‘Information Overload? Music Studies in the Age of Abundance’, University of Birmingham, Wednesday 8th - Friday 10th September (all online via Zoom).
This conference seeks to gather researchers interested in the epistemological, methodological, ethical, and disciplinary problems that arise when studying music in the age of abundance. A link to the full conference programme and registration can be found below.
The conference will feature two keynotes:
Robin James (University of North Carolina at Charlotte), 'No Genres, Just Vibes: perceiving ourselves how AI and finance perceive us'
Nick Seaver (Tufts University), 'Too Much Music: Informatic Cosmology and the Myth of Overload'
In addition to the keynotes, we will have a panel of guest respondents on day 3, Sept 10:
Paula Harper (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
David Hesmondhalgh (University of Leeds)
Noortje Marres (University of Warwick)
Organising Committee: Christopher Haworth, Edward Spencer, Danielle Sofer
This conference is funded by a UKRI AHRC Early Career Leadership Fellowship, Music and the Internet: Towards a Digital Sociology of Music