Be sure to check out all of the CAAD programming we have planned for you this week! There’s a lot going on!


How to Tell Great Stories on the Radio: Lecture by Stephanie Foo

Tuesday, February 23, 3:00-4:00p

Rosenwald, Vogelstein Center for Drama and Film

Stephanie Foo is a producer at This American Life. Prior to that, she helped create the NPR show Snap Judgment. Her work has been feature on podcasts like Reply All and 99% Invisible. She’s also one of the cofounders of This American Life’s Audio Hackathon. A guest artist for the “Producing Audio Narratives” course, Foo will give a talk on February 23 in the Rosenwald.


Sonic Cyborg Residency

Monday, February 22 – Friday, February 26

From February 22 to February 26, Vassar will have the privilege of hosting Michael Chorost and Trevor Pinch in its first of two Sonic Cyborg artist residencies. These two scholars and artists study the relationship between man and machine, and how it relates to the sense and to the world around them. They will give several talks over the course of the week, educating audiences on what it means to be a “sonic cyborg.”

What It’s Like to Go Deaf and Get Your Hearing Back with an Implanted Computer and What That Means For Theory: Lecture by Dr. Michael Chorost

Wednesday, February 24, 5:30-7:00p

Taylor Hall 203

Public Conversation with Michael Chorost and Trevor Pinch

Thursday, February 25, 7:00-9:00p

Taylor Hall 102

In the Moog: Understanding How the Electronic Music Synthesizer Became a New Instrument: Lecture by Trevor Pinch

Friday, February 26, 3:00-5:00p

Thekla Hall, Belle Skinner Hall of Music


And be sure to come to All College Days this Wednesday, February 24 to learn more about CAAD and how you can get involved! We’ll be on the second floor of the College Center from 11:30a-3:00p. We hope to see you there!

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