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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Music and the Moving Image XIV

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CALL FOR PAPERS 2019

MUSIC & THE MOVING IMAGE CONFERENCE XIV

Conference at NYU Steinhardt: Friday May 31st – Sunday June 2nd

The annual conference Music and the Moving Image encourages submissions from scholars and practitioners that explore the relationship between the entire universe of moving images (film, television, video games, iPhone, computer, and live performances) and that of music and sound through paper presentations. We encourage submissions from multidisciplinary teams that have been pooling their knowledge to solve problems or come up with a new perspective regarding music and moving images. The Keynote Speaker is TBA.
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Call for Proposals to Host the 2021 IASPM Biennial Conference

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At the General Meeting that took place in Kassel in June 2017 some rules for the planning of future biennial conferences were approved. Among them, the need to propose candidacies in advance of the next GM. Therefore, the Executive Committee announces a call for proposals to host the 2021 IASPM Biennial Conference.
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4th ISMMS biennial international Conference, 17-20 June 2019, Nantes (France)

International Society For Metal Music Studies
Call for Papers
4th ISMMS biennial international Conference, 17-20 June 2019, Nantes (France)
“Locating Heavy Metal Music and Culture”
www.francemetalstudies.org

1. Presentation
Five years have passed since the inception of the ISMMS (International Society for Metal Music Studies), an international association that has been triggering a new dynamic of collective research on hard rock, heavy metal and metal within the humanities and social sciences. It was officially launched during the first conference on “Heavy Metal and Popular Culture” at Bowling Green State University (Ohio, USA) in April 2013. This founding event which was followed in 2015 by the “Modern Heavy Metal: Markets, Practices and Culture” at the University of Helsinki’s (Finland) International Institute for Popular Culture, and in 2017 by the “Boundaries and Ties: the Place of Music Communities” Conference one at the University of Victoria (British Columbia, Canada).
Within that time span, academic research and events dedicated to metal studies (books, scholarly journal issues, conferences, and workshops) have multiplied all around the globe – a process confirmed by the creation in 2013 of Metal Music Studies (Intellect Books), an interdisciplinary research journal.

Following the United States, Finland and Canada, France will thus be hosting the 2019 edition of this metal studies conference. After years of prosperous research and study, and six years after the birth of the ISMMS, time has come to review knowledge on metal music and culture.

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