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Friday, April 15 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Voice and Indigeneity
Anthony Easton, “Caught in the Throat: Some Problems of Inuit Musical Culture and the Canadian State”
Clare O’Connor, “‘Not Particularly Human At All’: Listening to Tanya Tagaq”
Daniel Fisher, “The Music of Celebrity: Avatars of the Voice in Northern Australia”

Moderators
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Carl Wilson

Carl Wilson is a freelance writer, the music critic for Slate, and the author of Let’s Talk About Love: Why Other People Have Such Bad Taste. In the winter of 2016, he will be the visiting Southam Lecturer in the Creative Writing program at the University of Victoria. He is a frequent presenter and former programming committee member of the Pop Conference. Most of the time he lives and cries in Toronto, Canada. “Just Can’t Keep... Read More →

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Anthony Easton

Anthony Easton is a critic, originally from Edmonton and now living in Hamilton, Ontario. They have written about music for the Atlantic Online, Buzzfeed, Stylus, Freaky Trigger, Red State Reader, Singles Jukebox, Pitchfork, Spin, and the National Post. They have a ThM from University of Toronto and a MA in Religious Studies from Concordia, in Montreal. “Caught in the Throat: Some Problems of Inuit Musical Culture and the Canadian... Read More →
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Daniel Fisher

Daniel Fisher is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at UC Berkeley. He is co-editor of Radio Fields: Anthropology and Wireless Sound in the 21st Century (NYU Press, 2012), and author of The Voice and its Doubles (Duke University, forthcoming April 2016). He has contributed to journals such as American Ethnologist and Cultural Anthropology, and the collections Aural Cultures and Keywords in Sound. His current research explores the political... Read More →
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Clare O’Connor

Clare O’Connor is a doctoral student in Communication at the University of Southern California. She studies the latent liberatory content of popular music and its implications for contemporary social movements. Her publications include Keywords for Radicals: The Contested Vocabulary of Late Capitalist Struggle (AK Press, 2016). Between 2008 and 2012 she served on the Editorial Committee of Upping The Anti: A Journal of Theory and... Read More →


Friday April 15, 2016 9:00am - 10:30am
Hyatt House 201 5th Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98109

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