Call for Abstracts: Popular Music History special issue on jazz and gender

Kia ora koutou,

With the usual apologies for cross posting. I am pleased to announce a call for abstracts for a special issue of Popular Music History Journal on jazz and gender. Please see below for details:

Special Issue of Popular Music History (2023)

Title: Gender and Jazz: Histories and Scenes

From the latter half of the twentieth century there has been increasing interest and work in gender and jazz, with several collections examining the roles of women and gay and lesbian musicians in the jazz world, both historically and contemporarily. Nichole Rustin-Paschel and Sherrie Tucker’s 2008 collection Big Ears: Listening for Gender in Jazz Studies has now become an eminent text in the area, and more recently, the Jazzinstitut, Darmstadt held its 14th Jazzforum on the topic of gender and identity in jazz (resulting in a published collection by the same name in 2016). These, and other collections and articles, have delved into gender and its roles in the jazz world, however there are still many more aspects to explore.  Gender, and gender binaries, have shaped the jazz world since the 1920s. Now in the 2020s, the centennial of the Jazz Age gives us an opportunity to explore the many ways that perceptions of gender have been defined and evolved over the last 100 years. There is a need to examine where we are at in the 2020s, and to give thought to the work ahead as creative practitioners, researchers and historians. This themed issue seeks to explore both the known and unknown about gender in the jazz world. Asides from issues around femininity and masculinity (and men and women) in jazz, we seek articles that explore musicians, bands, and scenes who have been ignored or shunned because their performance of gender and/or sexual orientation did not comfortably fit into the perceptions held by critics and audiences. We also seek explorations around power dynamics and gender on and off the bandstand, #MeToo, and collectives such as We Have Voice and Keychange.

Please submit a short abstract (no more than 200 words) to guest editor, Aleisha Ward: a.ward@auckland.ac.nz Abstracts deadline: 1 June 2022

[IASPM XXI 2022] Deadline extended for financial support application

For those in need of financial support, IASPM offers bursary for eligible participants. Previously the arrangement was to compensate for travel costs. Due to the current pandemic situation, however, the bursary will be repurposed to compensate for the registration fee. The deadline for the financial support application has been extended to 21 April 2022. Please see below for more information.

If you need further information or have any questions, please feel free to contact us <iaspm2021@gmail.com>.

Kind regards,

Keewoong Lee (co-chair)                   Hyunjoon Shin (co-chair)

IASPM XXI 2022 Local Organising Committee

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cfp (extended): Western Popular Music and the Making of Indian Modernity

Special Issue of South Asian History and Culture: Western Popular Music and the Making of Indian Modernity 

Description of Topic 

From the colonial period onwards a variety of Western musical forms and practices have traveled to the sub-continent interacting with domestic sound cultures and contributing to making of Indian modernity. While other influences from the west – in science and technology, political governance, and market mechanisms – have received considerable academic attention, the impact of western popular music in the Indian context is a relatively ignored area of inquiry. This special issue of South Asian History and Culture is based on the premise that our understanding of Indian modernity is enhanced by a deeper exploration of the ways in which western music – beginning with colonial army bands to MTV and beyond – has contributed to the formation of modern sensibilities in India. The issue focuses exclusively on the western pop music (as opposed to western influences on indigenous music-making) that reached Indian audiences as well as local production of English-language pop and seeks to ask a set of questions surrounding these musical encounters to refine and develop our understanding of how popular cultural flows are constitutive of local modernities. What was/is the nature of the audience for western music in India? Was the reception of this music tied to elite-formation? Can one speak of a sub-culture around western pop? Was there any clearly formed state policy regarding What part did this music play in creating an urban youth culture in postcolonial India? Was the Indian recording industry able to nourish homegrown western pop artists? What the was the role of Indian radio and television in creating an enclave of western pop that was distinct from vernacular popular culture?  

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IASPM Norden 2022 conference extended deadline

2022 IASPM-Norden conference: “Disciplining Music Heritage”

organised jointly with the Finnish Society for Ethnomusicology

13–14 October 2022, Seinäjoki, Finland

and as we are equally pleased of our capability to accommodate more, there is still a possibility to submit, with an extended deadline for proposals on 15 April 2022. Please visit this website for the call and further details:

https://www.uniarts.fi/en/events/disciplining-music-heritage-conference/

Please direct your enquiries to discipliningmusicheritage@gmail.com.

Call for chapters: Intellect Handbook of Global Music Industries

Call for chapter proposals

Intellect Handbook of Global Music Industries

Edited by Chris Anderton, Martin James, Daniel Nordgård and Sergio Pisfil

Social, technological and political developments and disruptions continue to impact the music industries, fostering new revenue streams and opportunities, and allowing music from around the world to gain a global audience. Audio streaming, video apps and social entertainment services have rapidly become key areas of growth, and there has been a rise in academic work focusing on the global music industries in terms of their issues, challenges, and opportunities. Much of this work describes developments in the global north, and while this book will explore and expand upon this field, it also seeks to explore the industries from a global perspective. We therefore encourage proposals that stress global overviews, tackling issues to do with global capitalism, trans-national companies, geo-politics and so on, but also proposals that focus on significant local/regional contexts that cast light on global differences and what may be learned from them.

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cfp: IASPM-ANZ 2022 Conference

IASPM-ANZ 2022 Conference: Call for Papers  

Opening Up: Reconnecting, Remixing, Remastering 

Conference Dates: Wednesday 7th – Friday 9th December 2022  

Venue: RMIT University City Campus, Latrobe St Melbourne and online

Organising Committee: Catherine Strong, Shelley Brunt, Ian Rogers, Tami Gadir, Sebastian Diaz-Gasca, Olivia Guntarik 

We are pleased to announce the call for papers for the 2022 IASPM-ANZ conference, to be held at the City Campus of RMIT University.

There will also be options for online presentations for members who cannot attend in person.

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Gretch Fellowship in Children’s Music Opprtunity

Fred Rogers was a musician and believed that music was a critical component for the development of young people. He used music to build relationships with his television friends. The Fred Rogers Center is excited to announce that applications for the Gretsch Fellowship in Children’s Music for the year of 2022-2023 are now OPEN! Applications will remain open until April 15th, 2022. To learn more about the Fellowship and apply, please click on the link below.

https://www.fredrogerscenter.org/what-we-do/music-fellowship

March Colloquium: “APPROACH TO THE LAMBE-LAMBE THEATRE AS A STAGE RESONANCE DEVICE: (INTIMATE) HETEROTOPIES IN THE PUBLIC SPACE” – Amarú Araya González

Dear colleagues,

On behalf of the Ethnomusicology Group of Barcelona, we want to announce our colloquium for March entitled:

“APPROACH TO THE LAMBE-LAMBE THEATRE AS A STAGE RESONANCE DEVICE: (INTIMATE) HETEROTOPIES IN THE PUBLIC SPACE”

The presentation will be carried out by sociologist and Master in Music as Interdisciplianry Art (University of Barcelona), Amarú Araya González. The event will be held face-to-face and online, on Thursday, March 31st. Check the links below to find detailed information about the content of the session and the biographical data of the collaborator.

Where: To be confirmed

When: March 31st, Thursday.

Time: 18h-20h (Spanish local time)

Language: Spanish

Transmitted via Facebook Live: @etnomusicologiabcn