Guest editor Kate Galloway presents an introduction to the special issue "Music, Sound, and the Aurality of the Environment in the Anthropocene."

Author Biography

Kate Galloway is on faculty at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Visiting Lecturer on Music at Harvard University (Spring 2020). She specializes in North American musical environmentalisms, sonic cartography, radio, musical expressions of Indigenous modernity and traditional ecological knowledge, sound studies, science and technology studies, new media studies and audiovisual culture, and the digital humanities. Her monograph Remix, Reuse, Recycle: Music, Media Technologies, and Remediating the Environment, under contract with Oxford University Press, examines how and why contemporary artists remix and recycle sounds, musics, and texts encoded with environmental knowledge. Galloway's work has been published in Ethnomusicology, Intersections, MUSICultures, Tourist Studies, Resilience: A Journal of the Environmental Humanities, and Sound Studies. She has forthcoming essays in The Oxford Handbook of Hip Hop Music, The Oxford Handbook of Music and Advertising, Nuclear Music: Sonic Responses to War, Disaster, and Power, and Music in the Role-Playing Game: Heroes and Harmonies.

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