8th Art of Record Production Conference Deadline Reminder

Call for papers
Rewriting The Rules Of Production
8th Art of Record Production Conference
12-14 July 2013
Université Laval, Québec

Due to travel problems and power outages on the East Coast of the USA we have extended the deadline for proposals for the 8th Art of Record Production Conference to 14 November 2012. Please see the original CFP post for further details.

Popular Culture Association of Canada‏

Call for papers
Popular Culture Association of Canada (PCAC)
3rd Annual Conference
9-11 May 2013
Niagara Falls, Ontario

The third Annual Conference of the Popular Culture Association of Canada will be held at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada from Thursday May 9 to Saturday May 11 2013.

We invite proposals for papers and/or panels on theories of popular culture, research methods in popular culture, the teaching of popular culture, forms and genres of popular culture, and any epiphenomena of popular culture, past or present. We also welcome presentation and exhibition proposals from visual and multi-media artists whose work engages with popular culture. Continue reading

Midwest Graduate Music Consortium

Call for papers
Midwest Graduate Music Consortium
Seventeenth Annual Meeting, 12-13 April 2013, The University of Chicago

The Midwest Graduate Music Consortium (MGMC) is a joint venture organized by graduate students from Northwestern University, the University of Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, that encourages the presentation of original research in music and related fields by graduate and advanced undergraduate students. Conferences are held annually on a rotating basis, at Madison, Chicago, or Evanston. Continue reading

Music and the Global American South

Call for papers
Southern Sounds/Out of Bounds: Music and the Global American South
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Southern Sounds/Out of Bounds: Music and the Global American South aims to bring together graduate students, faculty, independent scholars, and a broader public audience to share current research on the culture, meaning, and practices surrounding music in and from the Global American South. The two-day conference will consider musical import/export, musical manifestation of changing populations, musical meaning contextualized by regional history and contemporary politics, and musical transgressions of boundaries or borders in region, style, genre, and identity. Continue reading


Call for papers and new publications

Volume! and the Editions Mélanie Seteun are pleased to announce the following events:

I. Publications:
Sheila Whiteley (ed.) “Popular Music and Countercultures” issues of Volume! will be out in November and February.

An English version edited by Sheila Whiteley and Jedediah Sklower will be published in 2013 by Ashgate, with an introduction by Andy Bennett. More information soon.

Stéphane Dorin (ed.), Sound Factory. Music and Industrialization with texts from Jeremy Deller, Patrick Mignon, Simon Frith, Gérôme Guibert, David Hesmondhalgh, Philippe Bouquillion. More information.

II. Call for papers:

“Changing the Tune: Popular Music & Politics in the 21st Century From the Fall of Communism to the Arab Spring”

International Conference – Strasbourg University, France – 7-8 June 2013 Continue reading

Interdisciplinary Law & Humanities Junior Scholar Workshop 2013‏

Call for papers
Interdisciplinary Law & Humanities Junior Scholar Workshop 2013‏
Georgetown Law, Washington, D.C.
3 & 4 June 2013

The paper competition is open to untenured professors, advanced graduate students, and post-doctoral scholars in law and the humanities; in addition to drawing from numerous humanistic fields, we welcome critical, qualitative work in the social sciences. Based on anonymous evaluation by an interdisciplinary selection committee, between five and ten papers will be chosen for presentation at the June Workshop. At the Workshop, two senior scholars will comment on each paper. Commentators and other Workshop participants will be asked to focus specifically on the strengths and weaknesses of the selected scholarly projects, with respect to subject and methodology. The selected papers will then serve as the basis for a larger conversation among all the participants about the evolving standards by which we judge excellence and creativity in interdisciplinary scholarship, as well as about the nature of interdisciplinarity itself. Continue reading


Call for papers
An Interdisciplinary Conference on Voice and the Arts
Creative Practice and Cultural Economy Research Group
University of Technology, Sydney
14-15 February 2013

Voice/Presence/Absence is an interdisciplinary conference organised under the auspices of the Creative Practice and Cultural Economy Research Group of the University of Technology, Sydney, with the goal of exploring new approaches to the study of voice in the context of arts and humanities, performing practices and new media. Continue reading