Audio: POR 304 “Sound and Sense” Students Create Podcast Episodes

Friday, Apr 6, 2018

As final projects for POR 304 “Sound and Sense,” students created podcast episodes. Topics range from popular music to linguistics, identity, work, dance, singing, water, and others. Narrations and interviews were recorded in English, Portuguese, Spanish, and French. The McGraw Digital Learning Lab—in particular, Dan Claro—assisted with the technical aspect of mixing and editing the audio.

The idea behind the class was to explore the way our “reading” of cultural artifacts as well as our understanding of ourselves and the world we inhabit are enhanced when give priority to sound. In one way or another, all podcasts respond to the question, how can we understand sound? It’s well worth a listen…