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Welcome to RE:SOUND, the 8th International Conference on the Histories of Media Arts 2019 - Aalborg, Denmark. RE:SOUND is part of the Media Arts Histories conference series, bringing together leading researchers, artists, and scientists on a series of interdisciplinary topics for over 14 years.

The RE:SOUND conference will take a specific interest on the theories, practices, histories, etc., of art and technology which are focusing on, concerned with, reflecting on, including, mobilising and/or working with sound as a main component or an integral part. RE:SOUND will host four days with 10 tracks of paper sessions, panels, workshops, practice-based interventions, exhibitions, performances, poster sessions, a PhD workshop and keynotes.

Alejandra Bronfman

University at Albany, State University of New York
United States
Dr. Alejandra Bronfman (PhD Princeton University, 2000) is Associate Professor in the Department of Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies at University at Albany-SUNY. She has been on the faculty in the Departments of History at the University of British Columbia, Yale University and the University of Florida. Her book Isles of Noise: Sonic Media in the Caribbean (University of North Carolina Press, 2016), considers the politics and poetics of sound and broadcasting in Cuba, Jamaica and Haiti in the early 20th century. Other publications include Measures of Equality: Citizenship, Social Science and Race in Cuba, 1902-1940, (UNC, 2004) and On the Move: The Caribbean Since 1989 (Zed, 2007). She is the co-editor of Media, Sound and Culture in Latin America and the Caribbean (Univ. of Pittsburgh, 2012) and “Listening for History”; a forum in the Hispanic American Historical Review (2017) as well as articles in Small Axe, Caribbean Studies, Gender and History, Radical History Review, Journal of West Indian Literature, and the Hispanic American Historical Review. She is the host of the Caribbean Studies Channel of the New Books Network. Future and past research interests include histories of race, the production of knowledge, and the materiality of media, its archives and infrastructures.