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Deirdre Loughridge receives Institute for Advanced Study membership

Monday, August 19, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Robert Judd

Deirdre Loughridge (Northeastern University) has been awarded a membership at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, NJ for her book project Sounding Human.

The book examines human vs. machine configurations in music, beginning with mid eighteenth-century formulations of “the human” in connection with music-making and extending to the recent rise of cyborg and posthumanist theory in the popular music press. The project aims to illuminate ongoing processes of constructing human/nonhuman boundaries, the consequences of those boundaries, and the importance of music to experiencing and transforming them. She will be in residence at the Institute for Advanced Study in 2019-20.