Unspeak, Vocal Fry, Terry Gross & Kim Kardashian

  • Wednesday, January 31, 2018 • 4:30 pm
  • Hurst Lounge, Duncker Hall 201
January 31, 2018 – 4:30pm
Hurst Lounge

Digitizing radio collections is a task that can be partly automated, but describing a recording such that its contents, including identified speakers, are discoverable requires a labor-intensive workflow that includes audio labeling and, sometimes, gender identification. This talk will discuss how these workflows can reflect ingrained ideas about identity and authority as part of a High Performance Sound Technologies for Access and Scholarship project identifying speakers such as Terry Gross of Fresh Air in the American Archive of Public Broadcasting.

Tanya Clement is an Assistant Professor in the School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin.  To learn more about her, visit her website.

A seminar lunch open to all faculty, staff, graduate students & advanced undergraduates will be held February at 12 p.m. in Busch 18  Please RSVP by 1/22/18 to reserve a lunch.

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