Talks & Presentations

Conferences, Workshops, Seminars, Talks and Presentations

“Sounding Out David Lynch’s Blue Velvet”, Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS), Chicago, USA, 22nd – 26th March 2017.

“Fragmented Voices: locating the grain of documentary sound ethics”, Sound and Music in Documentary Film Symposium, University of Huddersfield, England, 23rd-24th February 2017.

“In/between the archive and the audiovisual essay: connecting practices”, European Network for Cinema and Media Studies (NECS), Potsdam, Germany, 28th – 30th July 2016.

“The archive, the audiovisual essay, and the auteur”, Screen, University of Glasgow, Scotland, 24th – 26th June 2016.

“Breath and the body: sound design in the cinema”, Music and the Moving Image Conference (MaMI), NYU Steinhardt, USA, 27th – 29th May 2016.

“Sounding Out the Audiovisual Essay”, Facilitator talk at The Audiovisual Essay in Ireland, Maynooth University, Ireland, 10th May 2016.

Co-Facilitator with Dr Catherine Grant (Sussex) in two day workshop of The Audiovisual Essay in Ireland , at Maynooth University, Ireland, 9th-10th May 2016.

“The Breathing Body and the Environment: Sound Design, Collaboration and Authorship in Cinema” (SCMS) Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Atlanta, USA, 30th March – 3rd April 2016.

“Breath and the Body: Sound design in the cinema”, UCC Film Studies Research Seminar, Ireland, 30th November 2015.

“David Lynch and Alan Splet: Unpicking Sound Collaboration in the Archive” Listen, Cork Film Festival, Ireland, 11th November 2015.

“The sound of nostalgia: listening and singing to pop songs in film and television” School of Communications Research Seminar Series, Dublin City University, Ireland, 14th April 2015.

“Listening, singing and dancing to pop songs in film: the sound of middle aged nostalgia”  Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS), Montreal, Canada, 25th March 2015.

“Bridging Voices: Constructing contested narratives in documentary film” Vocal Projections: Documentary and the Voice, University of Surrey, England, 19th September 2014.

“Silence (Pat Collins, 2011): the sound of loss in Irish Landscape” Screen Studies Conference, University of Glasgow, Scotland, 27th – 29th June 2014.

“Sound Design and Music in We Were There (Laura Aguiar & Cahal McLaughlin, 2014): bridging sound in documentary filmmaking” Music and Screen Media Conference, University of Liverpool, England, 26th June 2014.

“Bridging sound in We Were There (Laura Aguiar & Cahal McLaughlin, 2014): creativity and ethics in post-production documentary filmmaking” European Network for Cinema and Media Studies (NECS) Conference, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy, 19th – 21st June 2014.

“Music and Montage in Punk Films” University of Salford Graduate Programme for Arts and Media Seminar Series, England, 21st May 2014.

“The Gasping Breath: controlling the female voice in Hollywood Cinema” Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS), Seattle, USA, 22nd March 2014.

“Suspect Device(s): Montage Sequences and Audio-visual Representations of Northern Ireland” Film, History and Public Memory, Nerve Centre, Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland, 4th October 2013.

“Structuring Time and Politics: the use of Archive, Music and Sound in three documentary films about Bernadette Devlin McAliskey” Ireland and Cinema: Culture and Contexts, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, 19th April 2013.

With Dr Justin Yang – “Listening to the world through new ears – reinvention of the soundtrack in the works of Lucrecia Martel and Sofia Coppola” Cinesonika 3, University of Ulster (Magee), Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland, 17th February 2013. presentation

“Researching the sound archive – Listening to sound design in the making” Screen Research Seminar, University of Glasgow, Scotland, 31st January 2013.

“Placing the three Bernadettes: audio-visual representations of Bernadette Devlin McAliskey” MECCSA 2013 – Spaces and Places of Culture, University of Ulster (Magee), Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland, 11th January 2013.

Q&A with actor/writer Eoghan Mac Ghiolla Bhride, Silence (Pat Collins, 2011), Green Screen, Belfast Festival, Queens Film Theatre, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 25th October 2012.

“Masterclass in Sound” at Foyle Film School 2012, University of Ulster School of Media, Film & Journalism in partnership with The Nerve Centre, Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland, 7th September 2012.

“Documenting Time Through the Archives in Bernadette: notes on a political journey (2011, Lelia Doolan)” European Network for Cinema and Media Studies (NECS) Conference, New University of Lisbon and University of Coimbra, Portugal, 22nd June 2012.

“David Lynch in Sound Mountain: sounds from the archive” Music and the Moving Image Conference, NYU Steinhardt, USA, 1st June 2012.

Introduction to the screening of We Were Here, Queen’s Film Theatre, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 24th March 2012.

“Asynchrony and the Poetics of Conflict” at Bright Club Belfast, Menagerie Bar, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 22nd March 2012.

“Lucrecia Martel’s La ciénaga/The Swamp: Film sound design and the legacy of Third Cinema” Latin American “Third” Cinema and its Legacies Conference, University of Oxford, England, 10th March 2012.

Introduction to the screening of Bernadette: notes on a political journey, followed by Q&A with director Lelia Doolan, Queen’s Film Theatre, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 27th January 2012.

“The politics of noise in Lucrecia Martel’s La ciénaga/The Swamp (2001)” Research Seminar, Sonic Arts Research Centre, Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, 23rd November 2011.

“Digitization and the preservation of the film sound archive: a game of snakes and ladders” Screen Studies Conference, University of Glasgow, Scotland, 3rd July 2011.

“Being Swamped in Argentina: Sound Design in Lucrecia Martel’s Salta Trilogy” European Network for Cinema and Media Studies (NECS) Conference, Birkbeck and King’s College, University of London, England, 24th June 2011.

“Lucrecia Martel and the stifling sound of malaise in Argentinean Cinema” Music and the Moving Image Conference (MaMI), NYU Steinhardt, USA, 22nd May 2011.

“Fact and Fiction: Translating sympathy through performance, Stephen Rea’s voicing of Republicanism” Invisible Presences: Translation, Dramaturgy, and Performance Conference, Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, 19th April 2011.

“Working in Sound” Guest Lecture, University of Ulster, Coleraine, Northern Ireland, 25th March 2011.

“Miming, Dubbing and Translation: Queering Llorando at Club Silencio in David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive” Gender(s), Representation(s) and Culture(s) Research Seminar, Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, 7th December 2010.

“The Gentle Gunman: Stephen Rea – Voicing Republicanism” Sounding Out 5 – An International Symposium on Sound in the Media, Bournemouth University, England,  9th September 2010.

“Future proofing the sound archive: some sound lessons from the sound archive” Cultural Studies Association Conference (workshop presentation) UC Berkeley, California, USA,  20th March 2010.

“Future proofing the sound archive: some sound lessons from the sound archive” Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference, Los Angeles, California, USA, 18th March 2010.

“Bringing vinyl into the digital domain: David Lynch’s sound design in Inland Empire” Screen Studies Conference, University of Glasgow, Scotland, 4th July 2009.

“Bridging the sonic divide: Alan Splet’s music editing and sound design” Music and the Moving Image Conference (MaMI),  NYU Steinhardt, USA, 28th May 2009.

The Grain of Dialogue York St John University Seminar Series, England, 25th February 2009.

“Alan Splet and Sound Design: the role of asynchrony in the formation of memory” Sounding Out 4 – An International Symposium on Sound in the Media, University of Sunderland, England, 6th September 2008.

“Noise: Splet and Kroeber Collaboration and Archive” Irish Postgraduate Film Seminar, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, 4th May 2007.

“Speaking, Singing, Screaming: Controlling the Female Voice in American Cinema”. Sounding Out 3 – An International Symposium on Sound in the Media, University of Sunderland, England, 9th September 2006.

“The Woman Sings: Aurality and Identity in the Cinema” Irish Postgraduate Film Seminar, University of Ulster, Portrush, Northern Ireland, 5th May 2006.

“Aurality and Identity in the Sonic world of David Lynch” Sonic Arts Network (SAN) Expo 966, University of Hull, Scarborough, England, 20th June 2005.

“Designing Sound: Alan Splet and the case for Asynchrony” Irish Postgraduate Film Seminar, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, 21st April 2005.

“Making Waves about Ones and Zeros: The Origins of Sound Design During the Conversion from Analogue to Digital” Centre for Media Research (CMR) Seminar Series, University of Ulster, Coleraine, Northern Ireland, 4th November 2004.

“Show and Tell it: Voice-over in the films of Jane Campion” Sounding Out 2 – An International Symposium on Sound in the Media, University of Nottingham, England, 10th July 2004.

Citizen Kane: The Sound of One Man Clapping” School of Humanities Film Seminar Series, Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland, 8th March 2004.

2001: A Space Odyssey – sound design in science fiction” School of Humanities Film Seminar Series, Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland, 9th February 2004.

 

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