Voice and Modernist Spectacle (Proposed panel for MSA 14)
Visuality and visibility are central to definitions of spectacle; however, spectacles are rarely silent or voiceless. This panel will consider modernist spectacles wherein voice plays a primary or significant role, whether in concert with or separate from the visual and other senses.
Possible topics might include, but aren’t limited to:
—Modern sound technologies and technologized voice. —The modernist sensorium; modernism or modernity and the ...