Thoreau's Sonic Territories and the Epistemology of Climate Change

Christina Katopodis

The Graduate Center, CUNY

Christina Katopodis is a doctoral candidate in English at the Graduate Center CUNY, a Futures Initiative Fellow, and an adjunct lecturer at Hunter College. She is currently working on her dissertation "American Transcendentalism: Widening the Field of Search for Music" as well as a companion digital humanities project called The Walden Soundscape.


Thoreau listened to nature with a musician’s ear. Ever a nonconformist, he searched for music outdoors instead of in concert halls. For him, music is not limited to the human but is, rather, a medium that human and nonhuman... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Christina Katopodis (The Graduate Center, CUNY)

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