cfp extended: IASPM ANZ 2018 Annual Conference Hamilton NZ, Dec 3-5

CFP: IASPM ANZ 2018 Annual Conference Hamilton NZ, Dec 3-5

EXTENDED DEADLINE – The deadline to submit abstracts to the IASMP-ANZ conference, “Playing Along: Music, Participation and Everyday Life,” to take place 3-5 December, 2018 at the Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec), Hamilton, NZ, has been extended. The new deadline is 1st July 2018. Please send submissions to iaspmanz2018@gmail.com.

“Playing Along”: Music, Participation, and Everyday Life

Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec)

Hamilton, Aotearoa/New Zealand

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cfp: The Present and Future of Electronic Music

Call for Papers

The Present and Future of Electronic Music

University of Central Lancashire, 14 November 2018

Electronic music was once seen as the future of music. Is this still the case? Is the very term ‘electronic music’ useful in industrial and academic context? And if so, what differentiates today’s electronic music from non-electronic music and are these differences between these two types of musics likely to remain in future?

The Present and Future of Electronic Music seeks to answer some of these questions or at least help to clarify their meanings. We hope to bring together insights and ideas from a range of disciplines in music studies, including musicology, composition, performance, cultural theory, computing and philosophy, as well as industry, to examine the evolving field of electronic music.

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cfp: Topographies of Sound

Call for Papers: Topographies of Sound
Muscle Shoals, Alabama, November 12-13, 2018
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio & Marriott Shoals Hotel & Spa

This two-day symposium in Muscle Shoals, Alabama welcomes papers on the significance of landscape and geographical location for a range of American musical forms and their sonic architecture. In The United States alone, instances of this interrelation are legion, signaled for instance in genre monikers such as “Memphis Soul,” “Appalachian Folk,” “The Bakersfield Sound,” “The Paisley Underground,” and “Southern Rock.” Many are also the place names that immediately suggest the flavor of a particular sound: Laurel Canyon, Seattle, Woodstock, Harvard Square, and Music Row, to name just a few. On a more general level, entire regions have been invoked to describe the sonic texture of genres such as “desert rock” or “delta blues.”

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cfp: XX Biennial IASPM Conference (Canberra, Australia, 24-28 June, 2019)

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Turns and Revolutions in Popular Music Studies

XX Biennial IASPM Conference
School of Music, The Australian National University
Canberra, Australia, 24–28 June 2019

Call for Presentations

Following the request of the Local Organizing Committee the deadline for abstract submissions to the XX IASPM Biennial conference, to be held in Canberra, Australia, 24–28 June 2019, has been extended for a fortnight, that is until 15th August. You can find the CfP including the new deadline below. Please notice that letters of acceptance will be sent by 15th October 2018 instead of 30th September.

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To Each Their Own Pop (call for essays)

Call for Essays – To Each Their Own Pop. Music, Cinema and Television in Europe in the Period of the Youth Movements (1960-1979)
Cinéma&Cie, no. 31 – Special issue edited by Massimo Locatelli, Alessandro Bratus and Miguel Mera

The scope of this issue is to gather papers related to a decisive period in the development of audiovisual media in contemporary Europe: the 60’s and 70’s are linked with different patterns of economic growth and consumption across different countries, but nevertheless related to the diffusion of television and the new technologies in the record industry, from both the point of view of production and reproduction. Such changes determined the emergence of new forms of expression, media aggregation and consumption behaviors with respect to the past.

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IASA Conference 2018 (Accra, Ghana)

A growing proportion of our cultural heritage is in the form of sound and moving image recordings. If you are concerned with the use, collection, or preservation of sound and audiovisual collections, please consider submitting a proposal and joining us in Accra, Ghana.

Call for Presentations:

49th Annual Conference of IASA, from 1-4 October 2018, at the Institute of African Studies (IAS), University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana.

Conference theme:

Access and Accessibility – Archival Policies and Barriers in the Age of Global Information Exchange

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