Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre 2012 Research Festival

Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre 2012 Research Festival
19-22 November 2012
South Bank, Brisbane, Australia

This is a FREE public event open to all local, national and international academics, students, organisations and individual participants with a keen interest in music research and practice. Download the event flyer and program for more information.

‘This is the Modern World’: For a Social History of Rock Music‏ Deadline Extension

Call for papers
‘This is the Modern World’: For a Social History of Rock Music
International Conference
University Charles-de-Gaulle Lille 3 (Lille, France)
13-15 June 2013

The deadline for submissions to the conference has been extended to 15 November. Please see the original CFP post for further details.

The Cultural Memory of Sound and Space

Call for papers
The Cultural Memory of Sound and Space
The 17th Finnish Music Researchers’ Symposium
Turku
13–15 March 2013‏

The myriad forms of music and modes of musical performance on offer today have prompted debate about the materials and methods of music research. Uses of music in different media, for example, raise questions about the relationship between music and space. In addition, new interpretations have been offered about the boundaries between music and sound. The temporal dimension, too, has garnered the attention of researchers; particularly how time is bound up with musical cultures and experiences of music. Continue reading

Hearing Landscape Critically

Call for papers
Hearing Landscape Critically: Music, Place, and the Spaces of Sound
University of Stellenbosch (South Africa)
9-11 September 2013

‘We live in densely storiated landscapes […there are] song-lines, if you will, joining place to place.’ (Robert Macfarlane)

Landscapes are divided and dissonant sites of private and collective being. They bear traces of present, past and future ambitions, injustices, and interventions. And yet, their grammars and sounds, whether intimate, commodified or instrumentalised, push at the limits of theory and representation and simultaneously construct systems of aesthetic, ideological, historical and political appropriation. Continue reading

Picturing the Popular

Call for papers
7th Annual Critical Studies Graduate Student Conference
Picturing the Popular
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
13 April 2013
CFP Deadline: 14 January 2013

The graduate students of Critical Studies at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts seek presentations from fellow graduate students that examine the relationships and tensions between popular culture and academia. Continue reading

EUPOP 2013

Call for papers
EUPOP 2013 – PCA Europe Annual Conference
University of Turku
31 July – 2 August 2013
CFP Deadline: 29 March 2013

Individual paper and panel contributions are invited for the second yearly international conference of the European Popular Culture Association (EPCA), organised with the Popular Culture Association Finland (PCA-Finland) and the International Institute for Popular Culture, IIPC. Continue reading

2013 IASPM-US Annual Conference Deadline Extension

Call for papers
Liminality & Borderlands
2013 IASPM-US Annual Conference
Austin, Texas
28 February–3 March 2013

In recognition of the massive disruption Hurricane Sandy has caused for many in the Northeast, the program committee has decided to extend the deadline to submit proposals for the 2013 IASPM-US conference in Austin to 8 November. Please see the original CFP post or the IASPM-US website for further details. Beyond this, and more importantly, we offer our best wishes to those affected by the hurricane and hopes for the speediest possible recovery for all involved.

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.