Tausig, Benjamin

Tausig, Ben

Benjamin Tausig
PhD, NYU


Profile:
Ben Tausig is an ethnomusicologist (PhD, NYU, 2013) who studies music, sound, and public space. His fieldwork was conducted in Bangkok, Thailand, where he spent over a year examining the music at political protests in that country. He has also worked on projects related to noise in urban space, including New York City.
Courses Taught:
The Art of Listening (2008, NYU)
MP3: A Global Perspective (2013, New School)
Recent Publications:
“A Division of Listening: The Sonic Broadcasts of the Thai Military at the 2010 Bangkok Political Protests”
Email:
tausigb@newschool.edu

Research Interests:
Music and protest
Noise in urban space
Southeast Asian music
Audio technology
Professional Affiliations:
Society for Ethnomusicology
American Musicological Society
Association for Asian Studies
Awards and Honors:
Mellon Foundation Fellowship, 2012-13



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