Sounding Out Power and Dissent Winter 2021

Winter 2021
Sounding Out Power and Dissent

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COLT 40.08/LACS 50.18/FILM 47.03 (CI/INT)
C (M,W,F 10:20-11:25) Sam Carter

How does authority reach the ear? What are the sonic features of speaking truth to power? Who shapes the ways we hear, and where might we learn to listen differently? This course sounds out displays of authority as well as how we can act against such structures by turning to representations of the auditory in both literature and cinema.