Tausig, Benjamin

Tausig, Ben

Benjamin Tausig

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”

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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