Remapping sound studies / Gavin Steingo and Jim Sykes, editors. - viii, 288 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Another resonance : Africa and the study of sound / Gavin Steingo -- Ululation / Louise Meintjes -- How the sea is sounded : remapping indigenous soundings in the Marshallese diaspora / Jessica A. Schwartz -- Antenatal aurality in Pacific Afro-Colombian midwifery / Jairo Moreno -- Loudness, excess, power : a political liminology of a global city of the South / Michael Birenbaum Quintero -- The spoiled and the salvaged : modulations of auditory value in Bangalore and Bangkok / Michele Friedner and Benjamin Tausig -- Remapping the voice through transgender-Hijra performance / Jeff Roy -- Banlieue sounds, or, The right to exist / Hervé Tchumkam -- Sound studies, difference, and global concept history / Jim Sykes -- "Faking it" : moans and groans of loving and living in Govindpuri Slums / Tripta Chandola -- Disorienting sounds : a sensory ethnography of Syrian dance music / Shayna Silverstein -- Afterword: Sonic cartographies / Ana María Ochoa Gautier.

Exploring a wide range of sonic practices, from birdsong in the Marshall Islands to Zulu ululation, the contributors reorient the field of sound studies toward the global South in order to rethink and decolonize modes of understanding and listening to sound.

9781478000464 (paperback)


Sound (Philosophy)
Sound--Social aspects.
Sounds--Social aspects.
Noise--Social aspects.
World music.
Music--Philosophy and aesthetics.

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