The Art of the Review

No Sounds Are Forbidden - Episode 10 – Soir d’Hiver: The Spectacular Modernist Christmas Spectacular!

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No Sounds Are Forbidden is back with its tenth episode. Musicologist Jill Rogers (University College Cork) joins host Matthew Friedman for a holiday special exploring how modernist and avant-garde composers have marked Christmas in their music since the early 20th century.

Exploring Academic Podcasting

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In this podcast, H-Net intern Jessica Kukla consults experts and professionals in the field of academic podcasting about what it takes to create a podcast. Interviews with podcast producers from various levels of scholarship discuss ideas about podcast show timelines, sustainability, and support. Jessica also interviews some pioneers in the field to examine how podcasting reshapes how scholars interact with their work.

CFP: Advertising & Society Quarterly: Pieces on advertising in society, especially digital advertising

CFP: Advertising & Society Quarterly: Pieces on advertising in society, especially digital advertising

In 2017, publication begins for Advertising & Society Quarterly (ASQ). It is the successor to Advertising & Society Review. The journal studies the place of advertising in society, culture, history, and the economy. ASQ seeks interdisciplinary pieces written in a clear, accessible style for academics, students, and the industry.

The Art of the Review - Episode 32 Revelry

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In this episode, The Art of the Review takes a field trip to Sanford, Florida to attend Revelry, a poetry event organized by Dr. Stephen Caldwell Wright to honor the life and legacy of poet Gwendolyn Brooks. Robert speaks to Dr. Wright about the review process that goes into judging poetry submissions for Revelry.

No Sounds Are Forbidden - Episode 9 - The Death of Europa: The Rise and Fall of the Inter-War Avant-Garde

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In the ninth episode of No Sounds Are Forbidden, “The Death of Europa: The Rise and Fall of the Inter-War Avant-Garde,” host Matthew Friedman explores the adventurous, and often chaotic street-level avant garde of Central Europe between the World Wars. In Berlin, Prague, and Vienna, radical composers, writers, and critics promoted a new vision of European culture that rejected the "immutable truths" of the Anciens Regimes.

The Art of the Review - Episode 31 Introducing H-Law's Legal History Podcast

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In this special summer episode, we take a step back from reviewing to introduce listeners to H-Law's new legal history podcast.

No Sounds Are Forbidden - Episode 8 - In Phase/Out of Phase: The Radical Simplicity of Minimalism

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In the eighth episode of No Sounds Are Forbidden, “In Phase/Out of Phase: The Radical Simplicity of Minimalism,” host Matthew Friedman explores the American avant-garde's turn to minimalism in the late 1960s and 1970s.

No Sounds Are Forbidden - Episode 7 - Music of Changes: Cage, Chance Operations, and Indeterminacy

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In the seventh episode of No Sounds Are Forbidden, “Music of Changes: Cage, Chance Operations, and Indeterminacy,” host Matthew Friedman explores the profound impact of the work and ideas of John Cage on the American avant-garde. Seeking to liberate sound from the restraints of conventional music, Cage introduced new compositional practice based on chance, and nurtured a generation of composers whose music was in a state of continual change.

The Art of the Review - Episode 30 Art Criticism

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In this episode, Yelena speaks with Natasha Kurchanova, an art historian specializing in the Russian avant-garde, a critic and curator of contemporary art about the connections and differences between art history and art criticism. Natasha received her B.A. from Wesleyan University and her Ph.D. the City University of New York, where she studied modern art, photography, and film.

No Sounds Are Forbidden - Episode 6 - Synthetic Sound: The Second Electronic Music Revolution

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In the sixth episode of No Sounds Are Forbidden, “Synthetic Sound: The Second Electronic Music Revolution,” host Matthew Friedman explores sound synthesis, and how the invention of the electronic synthesizer inspired avant-garde composers, and transformed how listeners listened to music. This episode features music by Milton Babbitt, Morton Subotnick, Charles Wuorinen, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Raymond Scott, Gershon Kingsley, Tangerine Dream, Brian Eno, and Johann Sebastian Bach.

The Art of the Review - Episode 29 Reviewing Games

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In this episode, Robert speaks with Ron Weaver, a game programmer and designer and the Technical Design Director at the Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy at the University of Central Florida, about game reviewing and specifically reviews of the game That Dragon Cancer.

No Sounds Are Forbidden - Episode 5 - Space Explorations: Avant-Garde Music in Three Dimensions

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In the fifth episode of No Sounds Are Forbidden, “Space Explorations: Avant-Garde Music in Three Dimensions,” host Matthew Friedman explores how avant-garde composers rediscovered the spatial nature of sound in the 20th century, and explored the three-dimensional implications of their music. This episode features music by Charles Ives, Erik Satie, Edgard Varese, John Cage, Karlheinz Stockhausen, David Tudor, and Henry Brant, as well as Giovanni Gabrielli, and Georg Philipp Telemann.

The Art of the Review - Episode 28 Matthew Friedman Talks Academic Podcasting

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This week, The Art of the Review takes a hiatus from reviewing to feature instead a conversation with historian Matthew Friedman, lecturer of history at Rutgers-Newark and producer of the No Sounds Are Forbidden, about his new show, the state of academic podcasting, and tips for listeners who may be thinking about producing a podcast of their own.

The Art of the Review - Episode 27 Film Festivals

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This week's episode is a little bit off the beaten path of academic book reviewing...but not too far. Robert Cassanello speaks with Dr. Lisa Mills, a documentary filmmaker and Associate Professor of Film at the University of Central Florida, about film festivals. Turns out, film festivals are a form of peer review for new films, a collective review process apart from individual critics' picks. Dr.

No Sounds Are Forbidden - Episode 4 - The Tale of the Tape: The First Electronic Music Revolution

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In the fourth episode of No Sounds Are Forbidden, “The Tale of the Tape: The First Electronic Music Revolution,” host Matthew Friedman explores the impact of magnetic tape recording technologies on avant-garde composers, and on the birth of electronic music.

The Art of the Review - Episode 26 Welcome to the Book Channel

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This special episode of The Art of the Review features an interview with Jeremy D.

No Sounds Are Forbidden - Episode 3 - Listening in the Dark: The Avant-Garde at the Movies

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In the third episode of No Sounds Are Forbidden, “Listening in the Dark: The Avant-Garde at the Movies,” host Matthew Friedman explores the intimate connections between avant-garde music and cinema in the 20th, and 21st centuries. This episode features music by Gyorgy Ligeti, George Antheil, Norman McLaren, John Cage, Bebe and Louis Baron, Toru Takemitsu, Leonard Rosenman, Bernard Herman, Jerry Goldsmith, and John Adams.

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The Art of the Review - Episode 25 Reviewing Children's Liteature

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In this episode, we consider the art of reviewing children's literature with Mark West, Professor and Chair of the Department of English at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, book review editor for Children's Literature Association Quarterly and former editor of The Five Owls.

The Art of the Review - Episode 24 Hiring a Professor

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In this episode, we speak with Jean Stuntz, Professor of History at West Texas A&M University and current H-Net President about the process of academic job hiring. Jean first joined H-Net as a subscriber in 1994 and is now editor of the H-SAWH and H-Texas networks.

No Sounds Are Forbidden - Episode 2 - Order From Chaos: Modernism and Rationality in 12 Tones

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No Sounds Are Forbidden explores the complex and fascinating history of the avant-garde art music of the 20th and 21st centuries.

The Art of the Review - Episode 23 Training Review Editors

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How does one come to edit book reviews for H-Net? In this episode, Yelena and Robert share with listeners how to apply to become a review editor for H-Net Reviews.

No Sounds Are Forbidden - Episode 1 - Moondrunk: Pierrot Lunaire at the Edge of Modernity

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No Sounds Are Forbidden explores the complex and fascinating history of the avant-garde art music of the 20th and 21st centuries.

The Art of the Review - Holiday Hiatus

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Dear listeners,

The Art of the Review is going on a brief hiatus. We'll be back in January with all new episodes and conversations about

The Art of the Review - Episode 1 Welcome

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In this very first episode of The Art of the Review, listeners meet Robert Cassanello, Associate Professor of History at University of Central Florida and H-Net’s Vice President of Research & Publications; Yelena Kalinsky, Managing Editor of H-Net Reviews and H-Net’s Associate Director for Reviews; and H-Net copyeditors Basia Nowak and Charlotte Weber.

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