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David Cecchetto

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Department of Humanities

Professor

Office: Founders College, 130
Email: dcecchet@yorku.ca
Primary website: http://www.davidcecchetto.net
Secondary website: http://www.theocculture.net/category/cecchetto/

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David Cecchetto studies critical digital theory, sound, and experimental media. He has published widely, including the monographs Ludic Dreaming: How to Listen Away from Contemporary Technoculture (co-authored with The Occulture; Bloomsbury, 2017), Humanesis: Sound and Technological Posthumanism (University of Minnesota Press, 2013), and Listening in the Afterlife of Data (Duke UP, 2022). He is a Series Editor of the para-academic Catalyst book series (Noxious Sector Press) and is Co-Editor of the Proximities: Experiments in Nearness book series (University of Minnesota Press).

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David Cecchetto is Professor of Critical Digital Theory in the Department of Humanities at York University in Toronto, Director of the Graduate Program in Social and Political Thought, and a member of several Graduate Programs; he is also a Faculty Associate with Sensorium: Centre for Digital Arts and Technology and co-organizes the Tuning Speculation conferences and workshops as part of The Occulture. David is President of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts. He is a Series Editor of the para-academic Catalyst book series (Noxious Sector Press) and is Co-Editor of the Proximities: Experiments in Nearness book series (University of Minnesota Press).

David’s most recent monograph, Listening in the Afterlife of Data, is available from Duke University Press. His first monograph, Humanesis: Sound and Technological Posthumanism (2013), was released on the Posthumanities series of the University of Minnesota Press. David edited My Computer Was a Computer (Noxious Sector Press, 2022), Something Other Than Lifedeath (Noxious Sector Press, 2018), and Phono-Fictions and Other Felt Thoughts (Noxious Sector Press, 2016), and co-edited Collision: Interarts Practice and Research (CSP, 2009). As a member of The Occulture, he is co-author of Ludic Dreaming: How To Listen Away From Contemporary Technoculture (Bloomsbury, 2017).

As an artist working with sound, David has presented his work in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Russia, and on the web.

Degrees

PhD, University of Victoria
M.Mus., University of Victoria
Hon. B. Mus., Wilfrid Laurier University

Appointments

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Professional Leadership

President, Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts
Co-Editor, Proximities Book Series (University of Minnesota Press)

Research Interests

, Sound studies and critical digital theory
Books

Publication
Year

A list of published books is available HERE.



Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2022 GS/SPTH6104 6.0 A Social and Political Thought: Theories SEMR


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2023 GS/HUMA6330 3.0 M Contemporary Perspectives on Sound SEMR
Fall/Winter 2022 GS/SPTH6104 6.0 A Social and Political Thought: Theories SEMR


David Cecchetto studies critical digital theory, sound, and experimental media. He has published widely, including the monographs Ludic Dreaming: How to Listen Away from Contemporary Technoculture (co-authored with The Occulture; Bloomsbury, 2017), Humanesis: Sound and Technological Posthumanism (University of Minnesota Press, 2013), and Listening in the Afterlife of Data (Duke UP, 2022). He is a Series Editor of the para-academic Catalyst book series (Noxious Sector Press) and is Co-Editor of the Proximities: Experiments in Nearness book series (University of Minnesota Press).

David Cecchetto is Professor of Critical Digital Theory in the Department of Humanities at York University in Toronto, Director of the Graduate Program in Social and Political Thought, and a member of several Graduate Programs; he is also a Faculty Associate with Sensorium: Centre for Digital Arts and Technology and co-organizes the Tuning Speculation conferences and workshops as part of The Occulture. David is President of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts. He is a Series Editor of the para-academic Catalyst book series (Noxious Sector Press) and is Co-Editor of the Proximities: Experiments in Nearness book series (University of Minnesota Press).

David’s most recent monograph, Listening in the Afterlife of Data, is available from Duke University Press. His first monograph, Humanesis: Sound and Technological Posthumanism (2013), was released on the Posthumanities series of the University of Minnesota Press. David edited My Computer Was a Computer (Noxious Sector Press, 2022), Something Other Than Lifedeath (Noxious Sector Press, 2018), and Phono-Fictions and Other Felt Thoughts (Noxious Sector Press, 2016), and co-edited Collision: Interarts Practice and Research (CSP, 2009). As a member of The Occulture, he is co-author of Ludic Dreaming: How To Listen Away From Contemporary Technoculture (Bloomsbury, 2017).

As an artist working with sound, David has presented his work in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Russia, and on the web.

Degrees

PhD, University of Victoria
M.Mus., University of Victoria
Hon. B. Mus., Wilfrid Laurier University

Appointments

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Professional Leadership

President, Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts
Co-Editor, Proximities Book Series (University of Minnesota Press)

Research Interests

, Sound studies and critical digital theory

All Publications


Books

Publication
Year

A list of published books is available HERE.



Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2022 GS/SPTH6104 6.0 A Social and Political Thought: Theories SEMR


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2023 GS/HUMA6330 3.0 M Contemporary Perspectives on Sound SEMR
Fall/Winter 2022 GS/SPTH6104 6.0 A Social and Political Thought: Theories SEMR