Upcoming Appearances!





Fall schedule coming soon!





May 2, 2017, 4:00-6:30 pm, Invited Presenter, “Theorizing Literary Sound,”  Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey.

May 25-26, 2017 Co- Session Leader with Christie Zwahlen, (Director of Community Engagement and Service, Miami University), “Listening to Community Needs: Asset-Based Community Development through a Historical Soundwalk Project,” Listening to the City, hosted by the MIT Community Innovators Lab (CoLab), LA Listens, and the Design Studio for Social Intervention, Boston, Mass, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Building 9 – Room 255

June 29, 1017   Reading from The Sonic Color Line, 6 pm. Cellar Door Books in Riverside, California, 5225 Canyon Crest Drive Suite 30A

March 27, 2017, 2-3:30 pm, Winningham 107,  The Sonic Color Line,” University of North Carolina, Charlotte. Download flyer: JLS Flyer 

April 7, 2017  The Sonic Color Line,”  Drexel University,  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

April 21, 2017  The Sonic Color Line,” Hamilton College, Clinton, New York.

January 29, 2017,  Invited Symposium Featured Presenter, “‘Doing fifty five in a fifty four’: Listening and the Cadence of Whiteness.”  Voice: Texture, Tone, Timbre, Center for Interdisciplinary Voice Studies,  University of Winchester, UK.

January 10, 2014, 8:30-9:45 a.m., Paper presentation, “‘A Voice To cropped-woodylead2.jpgMatch All That’: Lead Belly, Richard Wright, and Lynching’s Soundtrack,” Modern Language Association Conference, Chicago, IL

decaravaOctober 4, 2013, Paper presentation, “Whose Peace? Whose Quiet?: Black New Yorkers and Noise Laws in the Mid-Twentieth Century,” European Sound Studies Association Inaugural Meeting, Berlin, Germany

Banner-for-What-is-Radio-32April 27, 2013, 9:00-10:15 a.m., Plenary, “Broadcasting race: African American Writers and Performers in US Radio’s Golden Age” at WHAT IS RADIO? EXPLORING THE PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE OF RADIO, UNIVERSITY OF OREGON IN PORTLAND, OREGON

Ethnic Studies PosterApril 29, 2013, 3:00-4:30 p.m., University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, “Browsing Room, Knight Library, 1501 Kincaid Street, “The Sonic Color-line: Race and the Cultural Politics of Listening in America,”

Elizabeth_GreenfieldMarch 14, 2013, 4:00 p.m., A.D. White House, Cornell University, History Department Colloquium, “‘Surely a Wonder of the Nineteenth Century’: Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield and the Sonic Color-line.”

March 26, 2013, 12:00-2:30 p.m,  Anderson Hall, 821, African American Studies Speaker Series, Temple University, Philadelphia“The Sonic Color-Line: Race and the Cultural Politics of Listening in America.” 

March 27, 2013, 4:30 p.m., Chase AuditoriumHaverford College, Philadelphia,“The Sonic Color-Line: Race and the Cultural Politics of Listening in America.”

lena horneApril 9, 2013, 3:30-5:30 p.m., 306 Clemens, SUNY Buffalo, English Department Juxtapositions Series, “The Sonic Color-Line: Race and the Cultural Politics of Listening in America.”



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