Call for proposals – Voice and Identity – Touches, Textures, Timbres


We invite calls for contributions to, and attendance at, the below symposium:

Voice and Identity – Touches, Textures, Timbres

We explore voice and the perception/production of identity on SATURDAY 28 JANUARY 2017, Winchester

For further information, including the full call, context statement, shape of the day, bios of morning presenters, location, etc, please see the link:
Lunch provided courtesy the CPPR/UoW


The symposium sets the stage for a special edition of the Journal of Interdisciplinary Voice Studies, and contributors may be invited to develop their presentations into publication format.

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Small attendance bursaries are available for PhD students situated in the UK/EU.

Confirmed morning panellists include

-Yvon Bonenfant (University of Winchester) (convenor) – on the relationship between voice-styling, hairstyling, and the tactile register
-Regina N Bradley (Armstrong State University, Georgia) – on theorizing sound as sites of southern black women storytelling in America
-Freya Jarman (University of Liverpool) – on lost sounds and the sound of loss
-Roberta Mock (Plymouth University) – on the historic voice of the Jewish American woman in comedy
-Jennifer Stoever (State University of New York at Binghamton) – on the historic racialization of the voice and listening in a US context
-Konstantinos Thomaidis (University of Exeter) – on how voice and identity are interrogated in forensic contexts

Supported by the Centre for Performance Practice and Research, University of Winchester; the Centre for Interdisciplinary Voice Studies; and the institutions of the attending presenters.

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