Jonathan Sterne, the James McGill Professor of Culture and Technology at McGill University, presents “From Compressed Speech to Sounds of Infinite Duration: Time-Stretching and Pitch-Shifting in the Analog Era,” a presentation that asks, “how did we get to auto-tuning and speed-listening, and how did blind readers, musicians, information theorists and broadcasters bring us here?”
The free event will be held May 1 at 12:10 p.m. in Olson Hall, Room 6.
Experience new works by student filmmakers at the Film Fest @ UC Davis 2018. Celebrating its 18th year, the festival will be held on May 2 and 3 at 9:30 p.m. at the historic Varsity Theatre in Davis.
The festival showcases an array of short student-produced films. Filmmakers include a wide range of undergraduate and graduate students from a variety of disciplines across the campus and their films represent all genres and styles, from narrative to documentary to experimental.