Sound Studies Institute welcomes new director Dr. Scott Smallwood

Welcome to Dr. Scott Smallwood, the new director of the Sound Studies Institute! Dr. Smallwood is a composer, improviser…

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Important Notice

Effective immediately all upcoming Sounds Studies Institute events have been cancelled for the remainder of the term. In response…

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Gifted folk women explore the tradition….

Check out this article in the Edmonton Journal about this weekend’s upcoming Sound Studies Institute Women of Folkways events. …

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Linguistics student pinpoints differences in Western Canadian Dialects

Vowel pronunciation varies between urban and rural populations, study shows. For more, go online to Folio: https://www.folio.ca/linguistics-student-pinpoints-differences-in-western-canadian-dialects/

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2020 is the International Year of Sound

The International Year of Sound is a global initiative launched by the International Commission for Acoustics to highlight the importance of…

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New Directorship for Sound Studies Institute (SSI)

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Benjamin V. Tucker (Dept of Linguisitics) will serve as the Acting Director…

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UofA establishes new interdisciplinary institute for sound research

The new institute is meant to incorporate disciplines from both arts and sciences in the study of sounds and…

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Four Major Cultural Organizations Establish Cultures of Sound Network

Cultures of Sound Network

The Sound Studies Initiative at the University of Alberta, the Research Centre for the Study of Music, Media, and…

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Indigenous Storytelling: Ngarinyin and Nyikina Visitors from Australia!

From October 30 – November 1, we were honoured to host Rona Googninda Charles (Ngarinyin and Nyikina), her two…

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Lilies Day at the U of A​ – October 20

Edmonton’s vibrant arts scene offers the University community unique opportunities for learning, research and delight. This year, Edmonton Opera…

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