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Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to announce the forthcoming International Symposium on Sound,
'Sounding Out'
to be held at Staffordshire University (Stoke-on-Trent, England) 11-13 July
2002.

This Symposium brings leading practitioners and academics into dialogue

to explore the art and practices of SOUND in the changing landscape of
converging media,

through a series of presentations, discussion groups, and performances.



Presenters so far confirmed include:

Larry Blake, Supervising Sound Editor for Traffic, Erin Brockovich Ocean's
Eleven and Out of Sight

Gordon House, Head of BBC Drama

Gary Rydstrom, Oscar winning Sound Designer for Saving Private Ryan &
Terminator 2 (Specially prepared video presentation)

David Sonnenschein, Sound Designer, Author & Co-founder of Sonic Strategies

Alan Beck, BBC Research Fellow in Radio Drama, University of Kent

Mike Forrester, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, University of Kent

Gianluca Sergi, Senior Lecturer in Film, Staffordshire University

Jon Thornton, Head of Sound Technology, Liverpool Institute of Performing
Arts

Gordon Ross, Senior Lecturer in Sound, Liverpool Institute of Performing
Arts

Jonathon Holloway, Director, Redshift Theatre Company

Lucy Gough, Playwright and Scriptwriter for Hollyoaks

Robin Rimbaud, Sound Artist, 'Scanner'

John Dack, Senior Research Fellow in Electronic Arts, Middlesex University



For a full calendar of events, conference fees and more information on the
speakers,

please visit our web site at: http://mcs.staffs.ac.uk/sound/conference.htm

or phone conference office (School of Humanities and Social Sciences,
Staffordshire University):

(from UK) 01782-294415

(from abroad) +44 -1782 - 294415

or E-mail: [log in to unmask]



We would greatly appreciate your help in forwarding this message to other
interested parties.

Many thanks!




Gianluca Sergi

Conference co-organiser
Senior Lecturer in Film Studies
Field of Media, Journalism & Cultural Studies
College Road
Staffordshire University
Stoke-on-Trent ST4 2XW
Tel. 01782-294712
E-mail: [log in to unmask]

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