Visiting Scholar (Jun 2019)
PhD, Professor, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Jonathan Sterne is Professor and James McGill Chair in Culture and Technology in the Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University. He has written widely on the history of sound and other topics, and is currently at work on projects dealing with signal processing, impairment phenomenology, and recent transformations in musical instruments. While at MPIWG, he is working on a book with Mara Mills entitled Tuning Time: Histories of Sound and Speed.
Publications include MP3: The Meaning of a Format (Duke University Press, 2012), The Sound Studies Reader (Routledge, 2012), The Audible Past: Cultural Origins of Sound Reproduction (Duke, 2003).
Perspectives on Sound, Science, and TechnologyMORE
Sampling History: A New CutMORE
Time-Uncritical Media. Stretching and Shrinking Sound in the 1940sMORE
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Sonic Thought—A Media HistoryMORE