|In Memoriam – Glyn Salton-Cox
The English Department is devastated to announce the death over the New Year of our colleague Glyn Salton-Cox. To his family, loved ones, and friends here, in his native Britain, and throughout the world, we offer our deepest and most heartfelt condolences. Glyn was a brilliant scholar, a very popular teacher, and the kindest of colleagues.
The Department of English invites you to a commemoration of our colleague Glyn Salton-Cox on Friday, March 3d, 2023.
We will gather in the Faculty Club’s Betty Elings Wells Pavilion at 3:00 pm and then move to the Terrace at 4:00 pm for a reception. Please let us know of any accessibility requests.
Audiobooks and Podcasts
- Course Number: ENGL 147AB
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- Catalog Course Entry: 147AA-ZZ
- Quarter: Spring 2023
A media history of sound recording literature from phonautogram and phonograph to talking books, books-on-tape, audiobooks, podcasts, interactive audio, and beyond. From oral tradition, we trace intertwined histories of sound media and literary arts through tinfoil and wax cylinders, radio, shellac, vinyl LPs, cassette tapes, CDs, digital audio files, streaming, and apps. The course addresses concepts such as remix, adaptation, affect, embodiment, interaction, and the avant-garde. Examples may include Tennyson, Dickens, Shakespeare, Kipling, Conan Doyle, Joyce, Poe, Conrad, Christie, Thomas, McLuhan, Jumanji, Serial, This American Life, The Haunting of Hill House, Audiobook, and more. Includes listening and recording components.