Marie Curie fellowships, popular music studies (University of Oslo)

The University of Oslo’s Department of Musicology invites expressions of interest for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships. The MSCA-IF initiative offers postdoctoral researchers a two-year project that amounts to approximately €200,000. The proposal and project are developed and carried out together with a mentor. Please familiarize yourself with the eligibility criteria.

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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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Ethnomusicology Review Volume 22

Ethnomusicology Review is now accepting submissions for Volume 22, scheduled for publication in Fall 2019. Starting as Pacific Review of Ethnomusicology (PRE) in 1984, Ethnomusicology Review is a refereed journal managed by UCLA graduate students and a faculty advisory board. We maintain an extensive editorial board and publish interdisciplinary music research in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Indonesian, and other languages on a case-by-case basis.

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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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