Urban Auscultation: ABC Radio

“Urban Auscultation,” Interview with Jonathan Green, Blueprint, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (October 31, 2020)


Listening with the Pandemic

On October 4, 2020, I joined Mark Andrejevic, Andrew Brooks, Sean Dockray, Vladan Joler, Yeshimabeit Milner, James Parker, Thao Phan, and Joel Stern to discuss “Listening with the Pandemic” for the Unsound Music Festival


Urban Auscultation

“Urban Auscultation; or, Perceiving the Action of the Heart,” Places Journal (April 2020).

Portuguese translation: Eduardo Harry Leursen, “Auscultação urbana: ou percebendo a ação do coração,” RUA (December 2020).


The Pulse of Global Passage: Listening to Logistics (2018)

Keynote, Princeton-Weimar Summer School, Princeton University, June 18, 2018

Columbia Faculty Seminar on Media Theory and History, Columbia University, September 17, 2018

Sound Studies Lecture Series, Department of Anthropology, University of Texas at Austin, April 12, 2019

Department of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University, April 18, 2019

Text forthcoming in Matthew Hockenberry, Nicole Starosielski, and Susan Zieger, eds., Assembly Codes: The Logistics of Media (Duke University Press, 2021)

Slides on Scribd or Google Drive

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