Hip-Hop in the Golden Age

Dear colleagues,

This is a reminder of the upcoming conference, “Hip-Hop in the Golden Age,” hosted by the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, Bloomington, this weekend. Full conference details, including the registration link and program, can be found at https://music.indiana.edu/departments/academic/music-theory/hip-hop-golden-age.shtml.

All papers at the conference will be live-streamed at http://music.indiana.edu/iumusiclive/. During the keynote address (by Prince Paul of De La Soul), remote participants will be able to pose questions via Twitter, using the hashtag #iugoldenagehiphop.

Call for Chapters: The Independent Record Industry in Transition.

Call for Chapters: The Road to Independence: the Independent Record Industry in Transition.

Call for chapters
The Road to Independence: the Independent Record Industry in Transition.
Editor : Victor Sarafian.
Publisher : Presse de l’Université Toulouse 1 Capitole

Proposal submission: 1 July 2019
Full chapters due: 1 December 2019

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Songwriting Studies Research Network Launch

Dear IASPM-ites,

We are writing to let you know about the launch of the AHRC-funded Songwriting Studies Research Network which is taking place at Birmingham City University on March 20th. The event will feature a mix of papers, panels, conversation and performance focusing on contemporary songwriting practice and production. Some of the highlights of the day include:

-Ivor Novello-winning singer-songwriter KT Tunstall will join members of the Sodajerker songwriting podcast to record a live episode of the show.

-Keynote speaker Phillip McIntyre (University of Newcastle, Australia) will discuss songwriting as a form of cultural production based on themes from his book, The Creative System in Action: Understanding Cultural Production and Practice (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016).

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A talk on German techno connections

Birmingham to Berlin. A talk on German techno connections

You are all invited to this event with Thomas Meinecke (FSK) taking place at Café Artum, 177 Corporation St, Birmingham, from 5pm on 20 Feb 2019.

Uwe Schütte (Aston Uni) and Matthew Evans (Bham Conservatoire) will be exploring the transnational journey(s) of German techno.

More info here:
https://www.facebook.com/events/544230529318266/

Travel grants to attend the Canberra conference – outcome

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Dear IASPM members,

We would like to inform you of the outcome of the application process for travel grants to attend the XX IASPM Biennial Conference to be held in Canberra, 24-28th June 2019, which closed on 21st December 2018. We received 58 applications, which were then processed and ranked according to the criteria that we had announced.

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XX Biennial IASPM Conference Registration open

Dear fellow IASPMites

On behalf of the Executive Committee and the Local Organising Committee, it is my pleasure to let you know that you can now register your forthcoming participation in the XX Biennial IASPM Conference at iaspm2019.com – accepted presenters should also receive a separate notification of this.

Please note that the early bird rate AUD 330 expires on 31 March, after which the fee is AUD 385. For students, unwaged and retired the rate is AUD 302,50 until the conference. On the website you will also find information regarding travels, accommodation, keynotes and the city of Canberra. In conference matters, please direct your queries to iaspmxx2019@gmail.com.

With best wishes,
Antti-Ville Kärjä
EC Member-at-Large, IASPM 2019 Conference Liaison

cfp: Hip-Hop in the Golden Age (Indiana University, February 16-17)

In honor of black history month, and in celebration of the 30th anniversary of De La Soul’s groundbreaking album 3 Feet High and Rising, Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music presents the interdisciplinary conference “Hip-Hop in the Golden Age,” to be held on February 16-17, 2019. Our keynote speaker will be Prince Paul (Paul Huston) of De La Soul.
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