“When High Fidelity Was New: How the Recording Studio Became a
Musical Instrument.” The Fourth Annual Art of Record Production
Conference, Lowell, Massachusetts, November 2008.
“Channeling Sound: Technology, Control and Boundaries in the 1960s
Recording Studio.” International Committee for the History of
Technology 35th Symposium, Victoria, British Columbia, August
“Chasing Sound: The Culture and Technology of Recording Studios in
the 20th Century.” Junior Faculty Research Colloquium, St. John’s
University, March 2008.
“What a Difference Some Space Makes: Canonizing the Sound of
Recording Studios.” Invited participant, Sound Souvenirs: Audio
Technologies, Memory, and Cultural Practices, International
Workshop, Faculty of Arts and Culture, University of Maastricht,
The Netherlands, November 2007.
“Manipulative Women: A Brief History of Women in Sound Engineering,
From the Phonograph to the Control Room.” International
Committee for the History of Technology 33rd Symposium, Leicester,
United Kingdom, August 2006.
“Engineers and Music: A History of American Recording
Technologies.” Invited speaker, Engineers Week, Case Engineers
Council and the Case School of Engineering, Cleveland, Ohio,
“Making Music in a New Technological Landscape.”
International Committee for the History of Technology 31st
Symposium, Bochum, Germany, August 2004.
“’Polka Capital’? ‘Home of Rock ‘n’ Roll’? ‘Little Nashville’? A
Cultural and Ethnic History of Recording in Cleveland.” Association
for Recorded Sound Collections – Society for American Music Joint
Conference, Cleveland, Ohio, March 2004.
"Creativity in the Trading Zone: Sound Recording as Collaboration."
International Committee for the History of Technology 29th
Symposium, Granada, Spain, June 2002.
“Capturing the Moment: Home Recording from Historical Documentation
to Self-Expression.” American Studies Association Annual Meeting,
Detroit, Michigan, October 2000.
“Technological Enthusiasm in the Recording Studio.” Invited
lecture, opening symposium: Electrified, Amplified and Deified: The
Electric Guitar, Its Makers and Its Players, National Museum of
American History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.,