Call for Papers:
“New Perspectives in Popular Music Research”
Alumni Symposium: University of Agder, Kristiansand, Norway, 5–6 December 2019
An alumni two-day symposium on new perspectives in popular music will be held by the Department of Popular Music, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Agder. This marks the tenth anniversary of our PhD programme in popular music performance, and provides an opportunity to showcase work by former graduates, current PhD candidates, and scholars associated with music research within the broad field of popular music studies. A keynote address by professor Keith Negus will frame and contextualize the event. It is also envisaged that contributors will have the opportunity to have their papers published through a channel supported by the department.
Proposals for 20-minute presentations consisting of 200 words and a brief biographical note (stating your qualifications and institutional affiliations) should be received by 30 August 2019 and addressed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Prof. Tor Dybo
Prof. Stan Hawkins
Dr. Daniel Nordgård
Prof. Michael Rauhut
The symposium is free of charge and refreshments will be included.
The venue is University of Agder in Kristiansand, Norway: https://www.uia.no/en
The University has special rates with various hotels in Kristiansand.
CFP: Diva: Hip-Hop, Feminism, Fierceness
The shift from the margins to the mainstream has occurred simultaneously, over the last few decades, for two groups that now jointly exert a central influence over contemporary culture and politics: female r’n’b and hip-hop artists, and feminist thinkers and activists. The coming together of these two groups and sensibilities has redefined contemporary popular music (in all senses of musics of black origin), and wider culture and politics, in the West – from the banlieues to the White House, from Black Lives Matter to #MeToo, from Betty Davis to Neneh Cherry, TLC to Aaliyah, Alicia Keys to Iggy Azalea, Beyonce to Ariana Grande, and all points in between.
Rhythm in Music since 1900
17-18 November, 2019
University of Colorado Boulder
Call for presentations
Submission deadline: 1 June 2019
Keynote (lecture-recital): Pierre Laurent-Aimard, pianist
Invited speakers (and projected topics):
• Kyle Adams on rhythm in hip-hop
• Brian Alegant on pedagogy of rhythm in recent repertories
• Jeanne Bamberger on action and symbolic description
• John Roeder on post-tonal canons
CFP: New Zealand Musicological Society 2019 Annual Conference, 29 Nov – 1 Dec 2019, Auckland, NZ
CALL FOR PAPERS
2019 Annual Meeting of the New Zealand Musicological Society: ‘Musical Intersections’
29 November to 1 December, 2019
University of Auckland, New Zealand
Deadline for proposals is 1 August 2019
Reminder: “Our music, our world: wind bands and local social life”
Deadline for submissions: May 30th, 2019
More info below (https://anossamusica.web.ua.pt/conferencia.php)
Our music, our world: wind bands and local social life
October 10th-12th, 2019
Hosted and organized by the University of Aveiro and INET-md (Portugal) and co-organized by the International Society for the Promotion and Research of Wind Music (IGEB)
Symposium: May 17-18, 2019
Exploring Gender Dynamics in the Music Industry
Call for Papers (Extended deadline March 25th)
May 17-18, 2019
University of Groningen
Groningen, The Netherlands
Performing Identity in the ‘Global’ City
(25 April at London College of Communication, Elephant and Castle, London)
The idea for this one-day conference stems from a series of workshops, Sonic Futures: Identity and Sustainability through Music and Performance, supported by London College of Communication (Teaching and Learning Fund) in collaboration with May Project Gardens (Hip Hop Garden). Adopting a mixed-method approach, this pilot project sought to engage students from LCC in a series of workshops that explored the connections between social issues (e.g. social cohesion, participatory and sustainable practices and active citizenry, to name a few), politics and identity formations at the intersections of class, ethnicity, race, gender and the environment. Primarily, this project aimed to instigate critical thinking and reflections on cultural practices and genre through performance in general and Hip Hop music and culture in particular. Gardening is connected to questions of psycho-physical wellbeing, community building and sustainability in the global city. Overall, Hip Hop Critical Pedagogies provided a productive template that helped combine all these different aspects.Considering the nature and the objectives of these activities, the students who participated in the programme decided to actively work towards an event that could reflect on the critical questions raised during the workshops.
Call for Papers
La popular music: una “nuova” fonte per la storia dell’Italia contemporanea
Università degli studi Roma Tre, marzo 2020
Termine per la presentazione delle proposte di relazione: 30 marzo 2019
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.
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.