Course Info

ENGL493/625: Sound, Composition, & Culture

UMBC | Fall 2015 | Engineering 021A | M/W 4-5:15p

Dr. Steph Ceraso

sceraso@umbc.edu | Office: PAHB 403

Office Hours: Monday 11a-12p & by appointment


Objectives:

-Gain knowledge about the increasingly significant role of sound in scholarship, digital culture, design, and everyday experience

-Cultivate an understanding of the compositional, rhetorical, and affective affordances of sound

-Learn to design and produce a variety of sound-based projects using digital tools

-Develop critical listening practices for engaging and composing with sound 


Materials:

The Perfect Meal: The Multisensory Science of Food and Dining, By Charles Spence & Betina Piqueras-Fiszman.

 All other course readings will be provided for you (as links or PDFs).

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