Researchers

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Ichiro Fujinaga

Ichiro Fujinaga is an Associate Professor in Music Technology Area at the Schulich School of Music at McGill University.  He has Bachelor’s degrees in Music/Percussion and Mathematics from University of Alberta, and a Master’s degree in Music Theory, and a Ph.D. in Music Technology from McGill University. In 2003-4, he was the Acting Director of…

Sherrie Tucker

Sherrie Tucker (Professor, American Studies, University of Kansas) is the author of Dance Floor Democracy: the Social Geography of Memory at the Hollywood Canteen (Duke, 2014), Swing Shift: “All-Girl” Bands of the 1940s (Duke, 2000) and co-editor, with Nichole T. Rustin, of Big Ears:  Listening for Gender in Jazz Studies (Duke, 2008). She is a…

Charity Marsh

Dr. Charity Marsh is a Tier II Canada Research Chair in Interactive Media and Popular Music in the Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Regina. Dr. Marsh earned a BMUS in Musicology, Theory, and Performance (1996) as well as a Bachelour of Arts with a concentration in Women’s Studies and a minor in…

Kathleen Irwin

Kathleen Irwin (Doctor of Arts, Aalto University) is a professional scenographer, writer and educator (Head Theatre Department, University of Regina, Canada) whose practical and theoretical research focuses on site-specific practice, alternative performative spaces and performativity in cyberspace. As co-artistic director of Knowhere Productions, she has produced large-scale performances in an abandoned mental hospital and a brick…

James Harley

James Harley is a Canadian composer presently based in Ontario, where he teaches at the University of Guelph. He obtained his doctorate in composition at McGill University in 1994, after spending six years composing and studying music in Europe (London, Paris, Warsaw). His music has been awarded prizes in Canada, USA, UK, France, Poland, Japan,…

Georgina Born

Georgina Born is Professor of Music and Anthropology at Oxford University and a Professorial Fellow of Mansfield College. Earlier she worked as a musician on cello and bass guitar, performing with the groups Henry Cow, Art Bears, Michael Nyman Band and other ensembles, as well as playing improvised music as a member of the Feminist…

Andrew Staniland

Andrew Staniland began January 2019 as IICSI Site Coordinator at MUN, and serves on the Executive Committee, the Management Team, and the Digital Tools Committee. Andrew is a faculty member in the School of Music at Memorial University in St John’s Newfoundland, where he founded MEARL (Memorial ElectroAcoustic Research Lab). At MEARL, Andrew leads a…

Keith Sawyer

Dr. R. Keith Sawyer is the Morgan Distinguished Professor in Educational Innovations at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is one of the world’s leading scientific experts on creativity and improvisation. His 2017 book Group Genius (Basic Books), written for a broad audience, draws on his research on jazz and improv theater to…

Pauline Oliveros

Pauline Oliveros (1932 – 2016), was a distinguished composer and improviser who performed extensively locally and in many parts of the world in a variety of venues. She coined the term “Deep Listening,” which came from her childhood fascination with sounds and from her works in concert music with composition, improvisation and electro-acoustics. In 1985…

Winfried Siemerling

Winfried Siemerling is Professor of English at the University of Waterloo and an Associate of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute at Harvard. He is currently completing his monograph The Black Atlantic Reconsidered: Black Canadian Writing, Cultural History, and the Presence of the Past, which will appear with McGill-Queen’s UP in 2014. His other most recent works…