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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Curious Arts Interview with Mary Ingraham

This month, Sound Studies Director Mary Ingraham sat down with Kim Becker from the Department of Music to discuss…

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A Tribute to the Music of the Southern Appalachian Mountains

Spring has sprung! For our last @ Noon session of the month, we are pleased to present a three-part…

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Five in 5: Dr. Brian Fauteux on the Legacy of Leonard Cohen

Poet, songwriter, novelist, ladies man: Leonard Cohen was many things to many people. Since his warm embrace by Montreal’s…

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