cfp: Rhythm in Music since 1900

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
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Music and Artificial Intelligence: Pasts and Futures, Opportunities and Risks

Music and Artificial Intelligence: Pasts and Futures, Opportunities and Risks

May 28 2019, Aarhus Institute for Advanced Studies, Aarhus University

Given escalating public concerns over the implications of Artificial Intelligence, this conference probes AI’s cultural implications through the enduring relationship between music and AI – evident in the influence of cybernetics on music, in Marvin Minsky’s work at MIT, and recently in the burgeoning field of Music Information Retrieval. Speakers will probe the risks and opportunities associated with music recommendation algorithms, automated genre mapping tools, emotion recognition systems, and machine learning-based creative tools. Issues are likely to include automating musical creativity, biases in recommendation algorithms, the long-term cultural effects of AI in music, and the desirability of transparency and accountability. If, as Kate Crawford and Vladan Joler put it, ‘the new gold rush in the context of AI is to enclose different fields of human knowing, feeling and action, in order to capture and privatize those fields’, then how is music inflected by these imperatives, what might be done to alter them, and what musical futures will result?

http://aias.au.dk/events/aiasconference-musicandartificialintelligence/

Speakers include: Jonathan Sterne(McGill), Eric Drott (U. of Texas, Austin), Nick Seaver (Tufts U.), Rebecca Fiebrink (Goldsmiths), Chris Haworth (Birmingham), Aaron Einbond (City U.), and Fernando Diaz (Microsoft Research, previously director of research at Spotify). The organiser is Georgina Born (Aarhus and Oxford).

cfp: New Zealand Musicological Society 2019 Annual Conference

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
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cfp: “Our music, our world: wind bands and local social life”

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

International conference
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)

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The Future of Work, 3 Calls for papers Sociology of arts and culture, SSA-congress 10-12 September 2019 (-> APRIL 20!)

Please find attached 3 calls for papers for the congress of the Swiss Sociological Association (SSA) of September 10-12, 2019 at the University of Neuchâtel on “The Future of Work”.

The calls are labelled Foko-KUKUSO / RC-SAC Research Committee Sociology of Arts and Culture, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.

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Einstürzende Neubauten conference & Blixa Bargeld event, Berlin 16 May 2019

Speakers of German may be interested in our academic conference on Berlin noise-makers Einstürzende Neubauten. Admission is free, registration not necessary. Blixa Bargeld will appear at an evening event for which there will be a charge at the door.

»Alles wieder offen.« Einstürzende Neubauten zwischen Klang, Wort, Ritus

Literaturforum im Brechthaus, Berlin

16. Mai 2019

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