Trevor Pinch Expounds on the Sounds of Commerce
When we think of buying and selling, we usually think in terms of what we can see: money, material goods, electronic trading screens. "Sound is very much an afterthought," Trevor Pinch said Feb. 15 in the Society for the Humanities Annual Invitational Lecture.
But for Pinch, professor of science and technology studies and of sociology and author of the new book "The Oxford Handbook of Sound Studies" (Oxford Unviersity Press, 2012), sound is anything but an afterthought. Full Story