Karin Bijsterveld is internship coordinator for the Research Master Cultures of Arts, Science and Technology (CAST), and coordinates the BA Arts & Culture course Doing Research in Arts & Culture. With Sjaak Koenis she published, in 2018: Conceptual Analysis: An Introduction/Conceptuele Analyse: Een inleiding. Maastricht: Maastricht University Press (ISBN: 978-94-6380-028-0, open access, https://www.globalacademicpress.com/ebooks/karin_bijsterveld-sjaak_koenis/mobile/index.html
She has (co-)produced and taught the following courses:
The Rules of the Game: CAST Methods (Msc Cultures of Arts, Science and Technology); Sound Technologies and Cultural Practices (MA Media Culture); The Festival: Writing and Assessing Plans and Applications for Artistic Events (MA Arts & Heritage); Network Society (BA Arts & Culture); Skills Training Ethnography (BA Arts & Culture); History of the Senses (BA Arts & Culture).
She has supervised many students' papers, theses and internships on the relationships between science and technology on the one hand, and sound, noise and music (classical and popular) on the other. Examples of such topics are: Soundscapes of Eldery Care Institutions, The Use of Digital Tools in Composing, Virtual Guitar Amps and the Culture of Pop Music, The Analogue Experience, Innovation in the Electric Guitar, History of the Theremin, Regulation of the Cell Phone, History of Muzak, Vanished Sounds, The Survival of the Turntable, The Sound of the Lute, Music Production in the Network Society, Mobile Listening, The Shifting Definitions of Soundscape Art, Listening Practices in the Jazz World, Sound Systems at Pop Festivals, The Use of Recording Technologies in Ornithology, Radio and New Media, and Synaesthesia in the Arts. FASoS students interested in similar topics are welcome to contact her.