Work and Publications

PUBLICATIONS

  1. Sonnichsen, T. (2017; Accepted). Ethnographic Research and the Internet. In B. Warf (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of the Internet. London: SAGE. Forthcoming.
  2. Sonnichsen, T. (2017; Accepted). Vinyl tourism: records as souvenirs of underground musical landscapes. Arts and the Market 7 (2). Forthcoming.
  3. Sonnichsen, T. (2016). Emotional Landscapes and the Evolution of Vinyl Record Retail: A Case Study of Highland Park, Los Angeles. In B. Hracs, M. Seman & T. E. Virani (Eds.), The Production and Consumption of Music in the Digital Age (pp. 190-205). New York: Routledge.
  4. Kalafsky, R. V., & Sonnichsen, T. (2015). Employing SWOT Analysis in Coursework on the Geographies of Regional Economic Development and Trade. Journal of Geography 114 (5), 177-187.
  5. Sonnichsen, T. (2014). Fast and frightening: Spaces of Wellbeing for Women in the Punk Scene. In G. J. Andrews, P. Kingsbury & R. Kearns (Eds.), Soundscapes of Wellbeing in Popular Music (pp. 211-224). London: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  6. Sonnichsen, T. (2014). ‘Oh It’s Such a Shame:’ Socio-visual representations of Jay Reatard’s Memphis. Aether 12, forthcoming.

REVIEWS / ESSAYS

  1. Sonnichsen, T. (2016). Modernity’s Ear: Listening to Race and Gender in World Music [Book Review]. Gender, Place, and Culture. Accepted.
  2. Sonnichsen, T. (2016). Picturing Illinois: Twentieth-Century Postcard Art from Chicago to Cairo [Book Review]. Material Culture. Accepted.

CHAPTER REVIEW

  • Bottà, G. (ed, 2016) Unsichtbare Landschaften: Populäre Musik und Räumlichkeit / Invisible Landscapes: Popular Music and Spatialities. Münster: Waxmann.

AWARDS

University of Tennessee
2014
Department of Geography Student Publication Award
2015
Department of Geography Student Publication Award
2016
Department of Geography Special Award for Extraordinary Service
Department of Geography Student Publication Award

California State University – Long Beach
2013
College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s List


PRESENTATIONS

“Violence, Memory, and Qualitative Challenges in Underground Music” presented at

  1. Southeastern Division of the American Association of Geographers (SEDAAG) Annual Meeting – PhD Honors Competition
    Columbia, SC – November 21, 2016

“Finding Washington D.C. in French Punk” paper / prospectus presented at

  1. Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting
    San Francisco, CA – March 30, 2016
  2. Society of Ethnomusicologists, Southeastern Conference (SEMSEC) Annual Meeting
    San Fernando, Trinidad – March 4, 2016
  3. The University of Tennessee Geography Research Symposium (GEOSYM)
    Knoxville, TN – February 6, 2016
  4. The Southeastern Division of the American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting (SEDAAG)
    Pensacola, FL – November 22, 2015

“Save the Clocktower! The Geographies of Hill Valley, CA in Back to the Future” Panel Organized and Chaired at

  1. Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting (AAG)
    Chicago, IL – April 25, 2015 – Link

“The Flâneur and Flânerie in Geographic Thought” paper presented at

  1. Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting (AAG)
    Chicago, IL – April 21, 2015

“‘The Boston I Knew is Lying on the Ground’ Reinterpreting Urban Landscapes Through Song” paper presented at the following conferences:

  1. The University of Tennessee Geography Research Symposium
    Knoxville, TN – February 21, 2014
  2. Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
    Tampa, FL – April 10, 2014
  3. The Southeastern Division of the American Association of Geographers Meeting
    Athens, GA – November 25, 2014

“‘Can’t Breakaway’ Indonesian Punk and Xenocentrism” paper presented at the following conference:

  1. Society of Ethnomusicologists, Southeastern Conference (SEMSEC) Annual Meeting
    Gainesville, FL – February 28, 2014

“Emotional Geographies and the evolution of Los Angeles record retail” thesis chapter presented at the following professional meetings and events.

  1. Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
    Los Angeles, CA – April 10, 2013 – Link
  2. California Geographic Society Meeting
    San Luis Obispo, CA – April 27, 2013
  3. Los Angeles Geographic Society Annual Student Night
    Los Angeles City College – May 3, 2013
  4. Cultural Studies Association Annual Meeting
    Columbia College, Chicago – May 24, 2013

“Fast and Frightening: Spatial boundaries for women in the punk community” paper presented at the following professional meetings and events.

  1. California Geographic Society Annual Meeting
    Davis, CA – April 28, 2012
  2. CSU SSRIC (Social Science Research and Instructional Center) Student Research Conference
    California State University, Los Angeles – May 3, 2012
  3. Los Angeles Geographic Society Student Presentation Night
    Los Angeles City College – May 4, 2012
  4. Association of Pacific Coast Geographers 75th Annual Meeting
    Olympia, WA – October 6, 2012

DISSERTATION WORK

Sonnichsen, T. (2017, in Revisions). Capitals of Punk: DC, Paris, and the Circulation of Urban Counternarratives. PhD, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.


THESIS WORK

Sonnichsen, T. (2013). Emotion, place, and record collecting in Los Angeles: A post-modernist interpretation. MA, California State University, Long Beach.


RESEARCH WORK

  1. “Fast and Frightening: Spatial boundaries for women in the punk community”
    Research paper examining spatial dynamics of punk shows and inherent masculinities
  2. “Praxis Makes Perfect: On Qualitative Introspection”
    Final paper on qualitative methods based on those conducted by myself and my partners in observational assignments
  3. “Observing and Interpreting Downtown Los Angeles in Three Ways”
    Co-Authored with Linda Nguyen and David Schwartz
    Qualitative analysis project conducted for Prof. Norman Carter
  4. “Mapping the Historic Cinema Culture of Washington, DC”
    Research project on historical GIS of DC movie theaters and cartographic analysis based on archival data from Cinema Treasures

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