cfp: Hip-Hop in the Golden Age (Indiana University, February 16-17)

In honor of black history month, and in celebration of the 30th anniversary of De La Soul’s groundbreaking album 3 Feet High and Rising, Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music presents the interdisciplinary conference “Hip-Hop in the Golden Age,” to be held on February 16-17, 2019. Our keynote speaker will be Prince Paul (Paul Huston) of De La Soul.
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cfp: Sound, Silence, Image and Technology

Call for Papers

We are proud to announce the 3nd International Conference on Sound, Silence, Image and Technology, to be held in Mataró (Barcelona) the next 3,4,5 of july 2019.
In collaboration with “La Creación musical en la Banda Sonora” (Musical Creation in the Soundtrack) the call has the aim to reflect about the role of music and sound in the audiovisual media. With an open and markedly multidisciplinary approach, the philosophy of this meeting is to encourage the confluence of points of view of theoretical paradigms and analytical models.

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cfp: Putting it all into practice: Performance as a research methodology

Putting it all into practice: Performance as a research methodology
Co-Convenors: Laurie Stras and Dana Marsh

Participants are warmly invited for this seminar scheduled for AMS Boston 2019. Proposals for papers that consider the topic as outlined below should be submitted via the proposal submission form, available at the AMS website after 15 December 2018. (Deadline: 15 January 2019). See the Seminar FAQ for more information: https://www.amsmusicology.org/page/BostonSeminarFAQ

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cfp: Columbia Music Scholarship Conference

CFP: Columbia Music Scholarship Conference, Columbia University March 2019
Topic: Sound in Struggle: Audible Resistances

Deadline for Abstracts: January 21, 2019

Date: Saturday, March 30, 2018
Location: Columbia University in the City of New York

The annual Columbia Music Scholarship Conference [CMSC] will be held at Columbia University in the City of New York on Saturday, March 30, 2019. We are pleased to announce that the keynote speaker will be Alex E. Chávez, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Notre Dame.

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cfp: Minimalism Extended: The Seventh International Conference on Minimalist Music

Call for Papers
Minimalism Extended: The Seventh International Conference on Minimalist Music
Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019

You are kindly invited to submit proposals for the Seventh International Conference on Minimalist Music, to be held at Cardiff University from 22-26 August, 2019.

This conference will be built on a platform of shared dialogue, where the aesthetics of musical minimalism are seen to engage with other contemporary art forms, interrogate and assimilate other musical styles and traditions, and adapt to the stage and screen.

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Silencing: Experiences, Materiality, Powers International conference

Marseille, 4-7 June 2019, EHESS – Vieille Charité
Submission deadline: 20 December 2018

Presentation

The Silencing. Experiences, materiality and powers international conference aims at considering silence in its practical dimension, as an object, a conduct, an aesthetic or political hold. In welcoming and confronting viewpoints from several academic fields – acoustics, anthropology, history, linguistics, literature, museology, musicology, sociology – and artistic practices – notably music, poetry, cinema– this conference will study how the existence of a creation of silence manifests, through the material, symbolic and political modalities of silence.

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Building the Scenes?

Building the Scenes? Fan/zines in Central Eastern and South Eastern Europe before and after the Fall of Berlin Wall, held 22 – 23 February 2019 in Prague, Czech Republic.

We invite researchers to share their papers related to the conference theme, including but not limited to such topics as:
– transfer of zine practises among different subcultures
– cross border and transregional transfer of zines and practises
– modes of zine distribution
– modes of zine production
– relation of zines to subcultures and social movements
– theoretical and conceptual approaches to zines
– zine archiving and preservation
– case studies of zines

Deadline for abstracts is 18 November 2018.
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Rhyme and Rhyming in Verbal Art and Song (cfp)

CALL FOR PAPERS

Rhyme and Rhyming in Verbal Art and Song
Helsinki, Finland, 22nd- 24th May 2019

During Medieval times, end rhyme became a key device for demarcating poetic lines in European and Arabic cultures. Besides characterizing a longstanding literary tradition, end rhyme and rhyme patterns became central structural and sonic elements in oral and oral-literary traditions worldwide. In oral performance, rhyme stands for aesthetics, creativity and memory: memorization as well as the exploitation of working memory in lyrical improvisation. In verbal art and song, rhymed registers continue to deploy the poetic potential of language for situated communication and meaning over changes in fashion and the coming of new musical styles.
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